Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 27,822 – May 15 2019

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

Clues Answers
… as you help construct a theatre PLAYHOUSE
Agreed, so healthy VERYWELL
Antique is regularly oiled OLD
Bad driver holds up 10 for judge’s preliminary examination of a witness VOIRDIRE
Campaigns not getting into corrupted works OPERAS
Christmas sign up after 1st of November NOEL
Country with drinks WALES
Desires a soft, small French salad for starter APPETITES
English bowler hat folds twice, centrally ALI
Friend twisted dial — not sure it’s heavy metal PALLADIUM
Gentleman sent back fried meat dish — fish is off SIR
Godfather recalled lines wearing glasses APOLLO
Good many become Guides PILOTS
Government managed 500 promotions for relatives GRANDADS
Hotel, for example, housing 50? SAVOY
Intense colour contains navy VIOLENT
Las Vegas entertains Queen with candour SINCERITY
Loads sleep with partners DOZENS
Magnificent, faithful leader swapping sides … ROYAL
Musician, one who used to tour with Queen? PRINCE
On turning, whisk ain’t making jelly GELATIN
Over 50? I struggle to get right actor OLIVIER
Physician returns US weapon in pouch CODPIECE
Playwright’s shocking and her plot’s about independence, right? HAROLD
Priest’s after the style of church residence PALACE
Region of land has no river COUNTY
Room for hire? Initially, everyone HALL
Small boy, about 4, does a cartwheel VIC
Trouble being on time delivering letter MESSAGE
Write extremely neatly for money PENNY
Yellow fish gobbled up, uncooked COWARD