The Mirror Cryptic Crossword

Updated: 9 December 2019

Crossword answers for The Mirror Cryptic crossword, Monday, 9 December 2019.

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Previous cleric
PRIOR
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Embellished or terribly neat
ORNATE
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15
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Flowers in sleigh
LEI
19
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I return to a smidgeon
IOTA
20
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Seize pedal
CLUTCH
23
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Mound of distortions
TOR
24
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Mastermind loses one type
GENUS

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Advertising limp organic bananas
PROCLAIMING
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Removal includes eggs
OVA
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Clamber around branch
CLIMB
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Perform chore - hoisted shed around
DOTHEDISHES
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Not far from one argument
NEAR
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Snitched about fool
NIT
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Insect of character, say
BEE
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Animal in glasses
ASS
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City can produce language
LATIN
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Group ready to get caught
SECT
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A great deal of flotsam
LOT
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Wooden record
LOG
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