The Times - Cryptic - Times Quick Cryptic No 1527

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Anger about female bringing weapon RIFLE
Bed starts to creak — replace its base CRIB
Better run island, one in the Bay of Naples CAPRI
Dictator in regiment's HQ receiving head of state DESPOT
Do without it, as ban involved ABSTAIN
Find and copy TRACE
Fruit: love assortment ORANGE
Gain an advantage over nervous marshal at once steal a march on
Game in which castle, perhaps, should be moved pass the parcel
I must go in club that offers inducement BAIT
Lucky dip bishop organised, backing nevertheless also required bran tub
One who wrote nonsense about the kid, perhaps LEATHER
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Open University head under pressure UPFRONT
Partly coincide as regards circuit OVERLAP
Peninsula in Russian region son overlooked IBERIA
Sold illicitly from sack by stage BOOTLEG
Southwark infirmary for men only? guys hospital
Staightforward procedures involving one in poor health plain sailing
Subject of article — me! THEME
Take undue advantage of don covering at university put upon
Tolerant of knight that is breaking fast LENIENT
Wee drink ahead of a play DRAMA
Wife leaving joiner for church officer ELDER
Working spell without delay on time