I rather enjoyed today's puzzle which contained several quite clever cryptic definitions.
Some possibly unfamiliar abbreviations, people, places, words and expressions used in today's puzzle
beef tea - Brit.
custom - (noun, defn. 2) Brit.
neat - (entry 2) archaic
over - (noun, defn. 1) cricket
Links to Solutions
It appears that talbinho may have been vacationing this week in August. At any rate, a stand-in provides the solution for today's puzzle, which can be found at Times for the Times [ST 4342].
Commentary on Today's Puzzle
11a High winds? (9)
While this would be an excellent clue for JET STREAM, I do not find it at all well-matched to AIRSTREAM. The jet stream is a high speed airstream found at high altitudes. However, an airstream, in general, may be of any speed and at any altitude.
4d Grove school? (7)
Until I read the review on Times for the Times, I had no idea at all what "grove" had to do with ACADEMY. While there is a Grove Academy in Dundee, Scotland, that seems a bit too obscure to be the source of the reference. As it turns out, the reference comes from Paradise Regained by John Milton, in which the poet refers to "
Signing off for this week - Falcon