Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 28,125 – May 5 2020 – Puzzle Answers

Published in The Guardian Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
16th-century music distracted capital over half a century MADRIGAL
Agreement commemorated in 2015 revised as act (anagram) MAGNA
Article penned by second-century bishop, one undermining union SCAB
By the sound of it, a Channel Island providing oversea refuge in 1746 SKYE
Call number set up, like a momentĀ­ous step taken in 1969? ONEMAN
Dispersed in mass burial in 1666 ANNUS
Eve of historic event in 1916, for which date’s varying with year EASTERDAY
France’s extremely dated monarch, unwelcome visitor TRESPASSER
From 2020, produces scores in sections over short time BISECTS
Fun starting in 1913 irritated a lot left out CROSSWORD
Hint, having book set in 1728, say CUBE
Historical tax for one joining union in 1707 SCOT
In 2001 he computed a bit less than 45 minutes? HAL
Lecherous racist misbehaving around end of century SATYRIC
Like hundreds of dates accepted by male singer, American tough guy BADASS
Like some numbers, within moderation always RATIONAL
Male, having no heart about middle of 60s, was intimidating HECTORED
Military exercises that started to link two countries in 1988 DRILLING
MP in 1983, initially, he was recalled for 1984 BLAIR
Noted runners from previous era hurrying back HARES
Opening of games at Scottish town that got off to flying start in 1930 GATWICK
Parts of every year produce confusion, so to speak DAYS
Plant, during historical period, run inside spy organisation CINERARIA
Prepares for 2027 and 2029, for example PRIMES
Preserve commercial area in country since 1867 CANADA
Properties split among people in 1117 TIMESHARES
See 20 CARTA
See 26 MIRABILIS
Since 1882, it marks success in tests for trees ASHES
Small rescue vessel, in 1945, libĀ­erated part of the British Isles SARK
Source of news heard in 1045 and 1115, for instance TIMES
Takes off a Romantic author (1795-1821) KEATS
They’re out every year, you said, breaking records ANNUALS