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5 across Crone's smile entertaining lord soldiers deserted (6)
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I've asked American friends, but don't seem to get a clear answer...
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I have great respect for your knowledge and insight, but don't think you're new. would a new title be appropriate? As pope of the First Church of Answerbank, would you like to be posted to the gates...
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4ac Imagined primate crouching in school (9) Starts with S? 10ac Pumped up dinghy, perhaps, that’s shrunk (5) 12ac this would be the making of one (8) ?W?????? Clue starts with lower case letter......
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There are two red lines between the front benches of the House of Commons, set a sword's length apart, dating back to less "civilised" times. Who would like to see Boris and Jeremy having it out with...
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The Labour party has been hijacked by the Momentum / hard left Corbynist groups, and has been decisively defeated. Is it time for a new left, more centrist group?
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Stuck on one - 26ac Keen on new technology, storing right part for service ((7) I have A?T?O?M...
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9ac Sound of Monteverdi perhaps' not 10CC? (5) I have A?D?O could be AUDIO, but why? 15ac A poet penning round on a banker? (6) I have ?B?A?D no idea at all!...
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21d Red or white container such as tall staff may have (6? I have ?L?I?N ALBION looks like the only option, but why?...
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Don't enjoy the Times as much as I used to. Araucaria was great if you were good on cricket, Latin and classics. These days, there's too much assembly of answers from tiny segments, and not enough...
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24 ac Decline to accept drink, having answer ready for Bulgarian (8) Probably some obscure word, not fair? There was AUTOSTRADA in this puzzle. Would Araucaria have perpetrated that?...
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Some poor clues this week, come back Araucaria, all is forgiven! 15d Online dealer, as announced (9) I have D*T*O***R 22ac Prophet's book , as prepared for a Mass (6) I have *A*A** You Olympic...
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17 d Cash reduced by bishops, for example (8) ???N?M?? 19 d Characters in flannelette, cotton or natty jacket? (7) ??R?L?? 18ac Vent anger on school's Dickensian character (7) ???N?P 28ac Lower number...
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27ac Spooner’s optimal equipment for offer at pub? (5,4) Beer and gear look likely. BETTER GEAR is a letter too much. Help!!...
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8ac Size of book about excited rabble-rousing (8) I have letters for DEMAGOG. Can anyone parse this? It must be very contrived?...
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Stuck on 17 d - Dog, not English, quiet and fairly intelligent. I have ?h?r?i?h. It must be SHARPISH, but why?
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Mostly fair, but some awful ones! Stuck on 7 down - Remove cover from horse — dislodge man astride it (9) I have A?S?E?T?? 18 ACROSS - Single month, November or August? (6) I have ?O???N First...
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I've not been on Answerbank for ages since The First Church of Answerbank . I come back from time to time for help with the Times Crossie, and have a look round. A lot of good sense and a lot of utter...
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Stuck on 8ac Moon, perhaps, shunning European friends (4) 10ac Britain's left PM a couple short, going back through north-east (8) I bet these are really easy!...
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Stuck on 21 ac "14 guides go back to collect paper (7)" 14 ac is NIP. I have S?I?T?R, fairly happy with them. Solution and explanation would let me sleep tonight!...