Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,613 – Sep 12 2018

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Clues Answers
Breakaway meeting involving London’s financial district? SECESSION
Check made by engineers on regular beat? REPULSE
Cleaning mess __ what’s humiliating about that? shampooing
Conductors with no love for the mountains ANDES
Decorated old woman at match embarrassed about nothing BROIDERED
Demands pounds in speech NEEDS
Drug that is suspect makes one deeply agitated DISTRAUGHT
Examination less than barely adequate SCAN
Girl with poem in the tube DIODE
Height certain to collect rubbish STATURE
Humourless politician with a stern style a bit like Trump’s? POMPADOUR
Knowing about a murder SLAY
Malleable president finally in charge PLASTIC
Modern music on sound system in street party, a form of torture STRAPPADO
Month in which car manufacturer lays off workers, finally NISAN
No time for homely fashions MODES
One enthralled by left-winger repeatedly turning up as a mocker DERIDER
One has ditchwater? There’s nothing that’s dull about it! MOAT
Politician and tennis player, without hesitation the top celebrities FEDERALIST
Port’s beginning to drop floating structure, causing a financial problem OVERDRAFT
Poser of threat, desperate fellow? Foreigner no longer our enemy DANGERMAN
Prohibition on very loud Canadian resort BANFF
Rich man making appeal for help, having hoarded gold SOROS
Shown to be exonerated, five released INDICATED
Singer is good in loose cloak DOMINGO
Their horses are in front, running a bit closer CABRIOLETS
Turkish community is said to adjoin old Russian community IZMIR
Untidy heap containing red, decomposing shrub EPHEDRA
Valley outside the borders of my French estate DEMESNE
Vital chaps who help rulers COREGENTS
Water’s about to ooze SEEP
Work extra hard after holiday to produce something old and saucy? CATCHUP