The Times - Concise - Times Concise No 7493

Clues Answers
American pit vipers RATTLESNAKES
Ancient merchant ship ARGOSY
Attempt to find SEEK
Betting odds EVENS
Brilliant red SCARLET
Cause to be loved ENDEAR
Chapel; public speaking ORATORY
Dance club DISCO
Draft laws BILLS
Ever widening curve SPIRAL
Examination of one's thoughts INTROSPECTION
Excellent SUPERB
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Father Christmas SANTA
Gemstone OPAL
Item of footwear SHOE
Leather fastening STRAP
Lowest singing voice BASS
Put a point on SHARPEN
Puzzling problem POSER
Revitalisation RENEWAL
Round top of a jersey crew neck
Treacherous two-faced
Type of bus double-decker