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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,493 – Apr 25 2018

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Clues Answers
Ale-drinking achievement by English yeoman BEEFEATER
Animal bloodline interrupted by new obstacle HINDRANCE
Back copies marked and sorted out SEPARATED
Bird nesting in icebergs going north GREBE
Bloody chamber vacated by setter’s relative CRIMSON
Brave US agent retired on the Fourth of July DEFY
Caught church official about to snort a line NAILED
Check soldiers with impressive muscles REBUFF
Clean clothes taken back to the French ship SPOTLESS
Conservative’s ‘question and answer’ tour’s ending in the Home Counties SQUARE
Cook a sort of dish ROAST
Drug dropped in normal place for someone not yet accepted PARVENU
European eating almost half of elusive meal FREELUNCH
Experienced soprano helped to carry Oberon’s wings SEASONED
Instrument for changing oil into French wine VIOLIN
Clues Answers
Leave last of apples out of pudding DESERT
Lecturer entering fine faculty FLAIR
Mad hatter drinking limitless tea in operational part of hospital THEATRE
Muck found on a prophet turning up in overalls DUNGAREES
Old table top found amongst discounted items STALE
Quite small child getting supporter TOTALLY
Relative stops worrying about English name STEPSON
Research covering fine new creative work about to change TRANSFER
Solid 19 scored by youngster at end of race CUBE
Space on island found during time of stress EMPHASISE
Sticky stuff coating sickly sweet PASTILLE
Tiny tree developed for a very long time ETERNITY
Transport for Conservative replacing miners’ leader in union CARRIAGE
Unconventional kind of college admitting shady group FRINGE
Vessel containing coin exchanged for fabulous creature UNICORN