Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,797 – April 16 2019

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

Clues Answers
‘Is it wrong chopping heads off?’ (Henry at historic castle) STRONGHOLD
At home in hell __ probing Nazi group’s sinister quality SHADINESS
At lecture I see (with peachy rear) a vision of loveliness EYECANDY
Complicated procedure in part __ current government getting hurt RIGMAROLE
Delay use outside America SUSPEND
Department’s organised but slow __ it isn’t productive DUSTBOWL
Did state charity previously lead to scrounging? SAID
Doubtful The Sting was Peter’s kind of film SPAGHETTI
Dreads person from flats arguing back RASTA
Endure religious classes with holy man STANDREW
Fell about at first __ relax! CHILL
Football lover during Fulham tie: ‘Get off!’ THEBEAUTIFUL
Hired thug carrying drugs proceeds GOESON
Improved second-class accom­modation for priest and daughter MELIORATED
It’s painful to hear what drinks cost, though not poor BARB
Lightweight compiler in trouble with a bunch of pedants GRAMMAR
Makes crazy demand to begin with __ called in to get it overturned DERANGES
Makes rotten drinks in big cups? On the contrary ADDLES
Medical head going to follow books of worship LITURGICAL
Nobleman’s wife coming in to put on show COUNTDOWN
Prick! Empty rhetoric to Welsh about architectural feature LANCETWINDOW
Said extra large is better EXCEL
See 1 across POLICE
See 18 GAME
See 5 down WESTERN
Take home nursing assistant in the van __ nice! NEAT
They offer treatment to those almost past being cured OSTEOPATHS
Upright individual gets nude occasionally ONEND
Vandalised old people’s tombs DOLMENS
Writer’s account, one side claimed, not at all measured ALCOTT