Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,680 – Nov 30 2018

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

Clues Answers
Basic principle of conduct broken by blusterin’ film director TARANTINO
Being restrained, worker smacked HANDCUFFED
Blinking incompetent, clueless trade initiatives, those primarily dividing Britain, say? NICTITATION
Building which depicts how the baby Jesus was carried? MASONRY
Char in stream BURN
Cross erected, love burying a stud, supposedly dead? DOORNAIL
Drag queen’s heart left drier TOWEL
Everything taken the wrong way, say ‘extremely sorry’ initially, then send for — these? REDROSES
Friendly manner that’s displayed by weather presenter? WARMFRONT
Hole, inside which pretty terrified inmate starts detention CAPTIVITY
In source of cash, nothing sup­ports currency without a plan ATRANDOM
Island bird heading off INCH
Jaw having dropped, getting zip stuck CATCHING
Nothing to drink here ultimately, very dry state NEVADA
Off to collect daughter, drive perhaps? GODWILLING
One entering classic I see, striking a chord? TRIADIC
Open spirit, cap removed AIRY
Outline location accommodating university in new hotel SILHOUETTE
Philosopher brought up on what? HEGEL
Regularly use Tory in City firm STRICT
Second, not first: it’s doubtful IFFY
See 18 WIVES
See 8 FLIES
Shaking rear, character imbibing a shedload in the end — that’s her? LADETTE
Stick around southern island, very hot PASSIONATE
Tenant becoming ‘tnant’ on bottom of missive LESSEE
What people get paid in the Home Counties? It stinks! SEWAGE
What Russians are ill-advised to do? Leader in general challenging DISPUTING
Where castles built with double fences in SANDPIT
Witty opening in springboard, you might say, for novel THESTEPFORD