Crossword Puzzle Info

Evening Standard Cryptic – Mar 8 2018

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Evening Standard Cryptic Crossword Puzzle Solutions – Mar 8 2018 

Clues Answers
A climber, being a sort of nut BETEL
A female to subdue? COW
A mug’s drink, largely? PINT
A singular thing to ride UNICYCLE
Abstract, in a sense PRECIS
At the end of August, the house is overheated HOT
Bring to bear on a former royal titular head EXERT
Can you get shot for writing one? ESSAY
Cough, and pass me up a letter HEM
Darted around doing business? TRADED
Figure to draw a plant VETCH
Flocks said to be seen in gardens PHLOX
For something to eat, see the next page TURNOVER
Get a loan from George BORROW
Good food and drink will always buck you up CHEER
Gregory’s own self EGO
In America, generally, it’s barred CAGE
In port, perhaps, an American writer PROUST
Is she the wrong side of forty? HETTY
It has a repetitive cry PARROT
It’s not this that’s so emphatic! HALF
Just one is not very electrifying VOLT
Like the prophesies of Mother Shipton HERS
Lived in Iowa somewhere WAS
Managed to get two points out of nothing! WON
Name just one vehicle IVAN
Of Irish butter? PAT
One immersed in the part of ‘Sir Bedivere’? DIVER
Provide what’s lacking when the referee gets sick REFILL
Quick to adjust a veil ALIVE
Some of the sloppiest food? PIES
Something to do with gum CHEW
Something you require when heartlessly nettled NEED
Spiteful woman perhaps said to be after Bob CAT
Take in interpretive view READ
Tempestuous tale about James Bond’s boss STORMY
The indigenous people’s reduced alternatives NATIVE
The kiddies may think him a knockout! PUNCH
The place for a dog? SPOT
Tiny fragments of piano pieces PARTICLES
To dad, the old tax system PAYE
Turn up with a growl, yet seem pleased PURR
You can expect one to change colour often DYER
You’ve never seen this king with a tattered robe on OBERON