The Times - Cryptic - Times Cryptic No 28401

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Clues Answers
Ancient Greek bridge crossing a rivulet’s banks SPARTAN
Aristocrats expected by society to embrace the mating game DUCHESSES
Blustering fellow crossing street GUSTY
Flower, note, stemmed? tea rose
Having acquired Queen’s Head, tear up loose flooring PARQUET
IT end working with MS Outlook MINDSET
It’s perhaps key for investment in bank? legal tender
Land of Hope … It’s inspired by Elgar’s last muse RURITANIA
Money raised during radio broadcast BREAD
Move pages back after a sneak preview APPETISER
Nearly discard British pound THROB
One posted to Yemeni port, briefly possessing fantastic des res ADDRESSEE
Play about a duke’s spaniel TOADY
Political parties go head to head on golf channel? BILLABONG
Predictable pattern in regular letters from Proust RUT
Rearing dog on pastries and fish GUPPIES
Clues Answers
Roasted meat sampled without starter LAMBASTED
Run for so long BYE
State of half optimism POSIT
Step fathers PAS
Tenth time he’s following it up TITHE
The island of Awoka OKINAWA
Theme from middle of Vertigo, a Hitchcock film TROPE
This forgot it — an iceberg amidships! TITANIC
Time I had to accept I’m retiring TIMID
Transparent film’s temperature in turbulent Lake Constance contact lens
Turning a little subdued, drinking a wine is what’s wanted DESIDERATUM
Vehicle that may confound or trap Al C? patrol car
Voice resistance, puncturing reputation as huge wet blanket? ALTOSTRATUS
What can make a piercing cry with no head? AWL
What’s brother’s haircut? Not flipping certain! TONSURE
Where tennis players should be focused and alert on the ball