Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,492 – Apr 24 2018

Published in The Guardian Cryptic Crossword. Tags: , , , , , , , .

Clues Answers
Advanced spin-doctoring working as protection APRON
Alcohol and nuts spiked with drug MEAD
Balt featured in nasty Victorian story VILLETTE
Car benefiting driver leaving river behind FORD
Criminal admits passion to deceive CHEATON
Dead ends from copper, drug affair regressing CULSDESAC
Did model dishearten younger, lusty fellow? SATYR
Don’t admit catching the clap? It’s what you get in life DESTINY
Fill end on cracked carving resembling fabric Linenfold
Genius dismissing what he’d call a mug STEIN
Grant for films runs out of support CARY
Group of stars, one parading topless ARCHER
He exercises command over two monarchs WALKER
Isn’t solve exciting to get the down solutions! NOVELISTS
Name put in coat from clever retailer CHANDLER
Clues Answers
Office worker, one doing her nails? FILER
Old couple needing time on the wagon TWAIN
One girl or another at the French seaside? MEREDITH
Peer expected to pocket a thousand DUKE
Playing cricket, competitors now favoured golf FIELDING
Pro cultivating trees? FORESTER
Requesting to put away a second piece KING
Sailing ship carrying nothing ornate BAROQUE
Server’s trouble, unfortunately forgetting round BUTLER
Smooth, low, captivating note SAND
Soldiers list second site of English defeat ORLEANS
Try hard with something corny? HEAR
We pass on perverted, seedy things SNOWPEAS
Well-bred gentleman has an advantage EDGE
What soldier may have worn to pace around CAPOTE