Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 28,118 – Apr 27 2020 – Puzzle Answers

Published in The Guardian Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
Charm hostage over a time CAPTIVATE
Clean with volcanic dust WASH
Crazy mount rearing following quiet procedure PROTOCOL
Curtains put up across mantle regularly pulled apart SEPARATED
Den raised after a bit of excitement in the air AERIAL
English opening race perhaps EVENT
Entranced by time before spring SPELLBOUND
Feature sensible dinner service CHINAWARE
Firework in love story about foreign land ROMANCANDLE
Fool rejects shuffling with no clubs JESTER
Heat black fossil fuel BOIL
Hooligans drop onto a path leading south TEARAWAYS
Join university side, leaving in the morning UNITE
Leaders of yesteryear approach captain helming tourist vessel YACHT
Left top off groups of bananas as meals LUNCHES
Love calling for exclusion OMISSION
Meet South African model returning before start of fashion year SATISFY
No pay rise, as few agree arrangeĀ­ment before final letter to Europe WAGEFREEZE
Nominal time in strange ritual TITULAR
Non-physical complaint head of medicine dismissed wrongly PLATONIC
Notice of death from mosquito bite OBIT
Old first to be present EXIST
Old record those people keep for study of religion THEOLOGY
Party has a politician that’s informative REVELATORY
Pinch article about one empty vehicle THIEVE
Remaining excellent OUTSTANDING
Tender name broadcast as expression of love ENDEARMENT
True Conservative shape SQUARE
Try getting place in athletic 23 SHOTPUT
Works a treat, reversing to include charge TASK