Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,628 – Sep 30 2018

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

Clues Answers
Animal in minaret forced into cage PINEMARTEN
Attractive man married to queen crashed in squat HUNKERDOWN
Boats heading off to fish EELS
Brief up on new medicine IBUPROFEN
Change not starting with article on time in care facility ORPHANAGE
Conductor chosen by staff close to Birtwistle ELECTRODE
Criminal homes in on illicit booze MOONSHINE
Dear old flame and VIP seen dancing EXPENSIVE
Fire reported in water slide CHUTE
Government stock in favour GRACE
Greek hero in first part of Aeneid listened to sailors AJAX
Kind of dessert served at end of luncheon NICE
Mail handler tore stamps apart POSTMASTER
Manuscript back with different cover SMOTHER
Old flour ground in shed is resistant to the elements COLOURFAST
People in A&E returned to get liquid injected ENEMA
Photo doctored to rubbish manifesto’s last controversial topic HOTPOTATO
Precious safe pinched by tramp TREASURED
Problem after soggy food given to old retarded animal OPOSSUM
Push tip of dart into weapon turned on Europe NUDGE
Question a new civil engineer suspiciously ASKANCE
Quip about animal eating companion in farmyard? EPIGRAM
Ruler’s letter to crowd EMPRESS
Signalling system delivered by horse trained to carry chart to Europe SEMAPHORE
Southern European leaving station returning for trophy SCALP
Swimmer in ocean race crossing Atlantic to start with ORCA
Time to put out chocolate? TRUFFLE
Took pint to stop row with editor ADOPTED
Trump losing papers here? PRESENT
Victoria’s last daughter given gold and navy dress ADORN
Weak sides leaving embarrassing 17 AWARD
Worry amongst gangs today ANGST