Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,751 – February 22 2019

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Clues Answers
A Philistine in church? Christmas must be coming up for one so fickle CHAMELEON
Be lavish and encourage the snake promoter PUSHTHE
Boots’ foremost more luxurious make-up BLUSHER
Charlie left outside in a tizzy EXCITED
Copy letter in delight EMULATE
Environment suitable for tailless mammal SEA
Flipping competition car reverses, breaking a kneeĀ­cap in bits PANCAKERACE
Got hold of shank? CONTACTED
Guys overwhelmed by debts start to default DUDES
He dealt poorly with non-monogamous behaviour, being lazy SWINGINGTHELEAD
In days gone by, receiving only television’s first channel THESOLENT
Kimonos may be useful on the slopes of Mount Fuji MONOSKI
Like minor German and European furore UNDERAGE
Manoeuvre fails to start in range AMBIT
Midsummer Day ends with a group of sailors RYA
Naval administrator in picture frame turned spy PEPYS
Old money does badly, if copper is involved ESCUDO
Polynesian artist grabbing a paintbrush at last TAHITIAN
Possible property holding in quaint, rustic setting INTRUST
Quiet period for percussion, around 50 cents? THEDOLDRUMS
Regularly abreast, saving time for the news? Drink up and get ready for the worst BATTENDOWN
Scruffy label on scruffy item of clothing RAGTAG
See 18 OTIC
See 20 THEHATCHES
See 26 BOATOUT
See 4 SHEETSTOTHEWIND
Symbolic house of the listener? SEMI
Terrestrial radiophones not paid off ONSHORE
There may be two edits then, corrected after the girl gets drunk (5,6,2,3,4) THREE
Why said boozer is among places for those who like to indulge SYBARITES