The Times - Cryptic - Times Quick Cryptic No 1393

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Clues Answers
A strange perennial plant ARUM
Arrival of notice archdeacon originally typed ADVENT
Barrier damaged best coal OBSTACLE
Bird in grass is kingfisher SISKIN
Boyfriend’s part of East London, we hear BEAU
Capable 1950s youth keeping a fast TALENTED
Celebrity giving eastern servant a rise NAME
Charge girl for herbaceous plant COSTMARY
Collided with back of enormous goods vehicle STRUCK
Corpulent ship’s officer embracing large fellow lodger FLATMATE
County with appeal for basic accommodation BEDSIT
Crucial-sounding place for handling ship’s cargo QUAY
Dismiss party protecting Northern Ireland BANISH
Clues Answers
Edible part of grain for breakfast, say? MEAL
Fanatic read dictionary? Not all of it! ADDICT
Grass sent up for ruminants DEER
He painted first of infants captured by giant TITIAN
Ineptly act a son of Noah HAM
Knight accommodated in fashionable lodging-place INN
Man finally delving into poor Tracey’s lineage ANCESTRY
Member overcome by English youth leader’s lament ELEGY
Roofing material in yonder church THATCH
Singer’s unhappy attempt to cross river BLUEBIRD
Source of bananas, a blessing for a monkey BABOON
Waylay a doctor with American husband AMBUSH
Wee drink before a stage production, perhaps DRAMA