Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,683 – Dec 4 2018

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

Clues Answers
Additional gold-coated article OTHER
Apparent end of iconic king on stage CLEAR
Archdeacon attending American Beauty VENUS
Cantankerous head dismissed, not employed for some time RUSTY
Castle where felon’s beheaded ROOK
Cutting of taxes by queen works out EXERCISES
Delighted about content of songs being extended ELONGATED
Fraudulent cutie fled in disarray DECEITFUL
Gunners knocked over Nutmeg’s battered case ARGUMENT
Have no scruples, but never rise STICKATNOTHING
In rebellious age, sailor came to prominence AROSE
Insubstantial lake with silver lining MEAGRE
Level playing field PITCH
Main base BOTTOMOFTHESEA
Males below average to begin with? So be it AMEN
New trophy ready, supporting hospital’s remedial treatment HYDROTHERAPY
No problem with pong surrounding rubbish HOKUM
Organisation of parish clerks, last three dropping round SPHERICAL
Particular contingent of troopers on alert PERSONAL
Put one’s foot down after Gestapo trashed collector’s item POSTAGESTAMP
Scornful father recoils, breaking joint DERISIVE
Setting limits on Spooner’s borough that’s failing? TYINGDOWN
Sportive fellow, hairy FRISKY
Summon up prayer on religious subject RECOLLECT
Talk, endlessly cliched, is a source of irritation GASTRITIS
Upcoming duty list observed, one sets off DETONATOR
Where to put fuel for military vehicles TANKS
Wife no longer covered bust, I admitted DIVORCEE