The Times - Concise - Times Concise No 7467

Clues Answers
(Done) without thought or spontaneity mechanically
(Of fabric) retaining its size unshrinkable
Alike SIMILAR
Alphabetic symbol LETTER
Bird's bill BEAK
Circus tent big top
Cushion in chuch pew KNEELER
Encounters MEETS
Enlivens perks up
Francis —, French composer POULENC
Grossly insensitive CRASS
Handout sheet LEAFLET
Clues Answers
Heavy tool SLEDGEHAMMER
Lacking taste or style NAFF
Long-running disputes FEUDS
One of the Muses ERATO
Otic secretion EARWAX
Relax; remainder REST
Request on invitation RSVP
Roman sea god NEPTUNE
Set free RELEASE
Steering bars TILLERS
Unit of time SECOND
With complete sincerity heart and soul