The Times - Cryptic - Times Cryptic No 28035

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Clues Answers
Advance ideas of newspapers mostly about fertilisation Preconceptions
Army musician, possibly, with sergeant-major in bar BANDSMAN
Blessedness of bishop with key position, so to speak BEATITUDE
British sailors gathering round African tree BAOBAB
Came about supporting husband dismissed from the plant tea rose
Customers not exactly silent when screwed CLIENTS
Deepen colour of chest in study DARKEN
Degenerative state of Venetian magistrate keeping volunteer army once DOTAGE
Diving bird’s culpability, eating most of fruit GUILLEMOT
Eg Hammerstein’s very large limousine OSCAR
Famous clown taking a drink COCOA
Like one part of speech attorney recalled, insignificant ADNOMINAL
Little bird caught by peasant after severe upset DABCHICK
Mineral popular in Oman’s capital, as it happens OLIVINE
New decanter full of sugary fluid nectared
Clues Answers
Noted assertion of right accepted by fab duke ACCLAIMED
Novel a Moravian nun originally absorbed happily at sea? Our Man in Havana
Old man holding sound-enhancing device — a character! OMICRON
One at home in Madrid perhaps — and Paris, surprisingly SPANIARD
Picture the writer’s opposed to, enormously at first IMAGINE
Rowdy lout initially stabbing poet with little hesitation HOODLUM
Ruth’s mother-in-law’s current grumble going north NAOMI
Short song a girl’s written about an alien ARIETTA
Shrub Conservative woman planted across lake CAMELLIA
Stuff wrapped round last of wholesome dairy product CREAM
Try one’s manipulative procedure in the theatre TAXIS
Turn up, dropping round initially for church record store ARCHIVE
Unlimited load of French ship entering Black Sea Port ODESSA
Weaken resistance of son frequently before beak soften up
White mineral artist found in chest BORAX