Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 28,230 – Sep 4 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Guardian Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
Born villain’s dialect? BROGUE
Bullied ex-PM husbanding rhythm and energy BROWBEATEN
Cowboy giving some of his money to a bounder BUCKAROO
Cutting back on concerts in system that favours fat cats? GIGECONOMY
Dance and drink to sailor’s return RUMBA
Fabric persona non grata’s getting time after time TEXTILE
Fee for one being looked after CHARGE
Film the French keeping distance from film PELLICLE
Ghostly second muscle wanting nothing SPECTRAL
Having coat on boat, catching river fish MACKEREL
Homeless animal’s style of singing captivates carrier STRAYCAT
Intended fund to have name excised FIANCE
Letter to innkeeper LANDLORD
Mate’s essay is far from great PALTRY
Part __ of backward Time Lord? ROLE
Party’s not initially serious RAVE
Planet-beater, head to tail EARTH
Plant tool for gardener getting quiet leg-over NIPPLEWORT
Preparing to play with erotic writer, pull out TUNING
RADA 5, surprisingly, aboard floating zoo with one of its occupants? AARDVARK
Read the future __ frightening, empty SCRY
Ring animal back, alright? OKAY
Rows about origin of ginger cats TIGERS
South African (half-cut) visits Sark etc, receiving cheers (also half-cut) for vegetable ZUCCHINI
Trick and joke, reportedly, with clog CONGEST
Unhygienic person strangely able to get cigarette out FLEABAG
Unknown pianist hugging unknown tree YLANGYLANG
Vacuum-maker finds first-rate Bottom cradling head of Puck AIRPUMP