Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 28,754 – May 11 2022 Crossword Answers

Published in The Guardian Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
Bloke eating last of butter before cheese GRUYERE
Bound to get journey underway? STRIDE
Broadcaster I attack, one in African country DJIBOUTI
Cold, like a man on board? DRAUGHTY
Cross-Channel trip reportedly says ‘up yours’ to those working the ferries! BOOZE
Hectic or excited, skip off RICOCHET
Idiot with new pay cut, work up and down NINCOMPOOP
Joiner in seat wearing garment, a certain style SHORT
Miss trial, or slam into prison with Spooner? JUMP
Newspaper, i did you say? OBSERVER
Old European kingdom, some feel it’s a country on the rise CASTILE
Pen witticism, funny phrase I love? APHORISE
Possible aim of epidural containing last of ethanol, solvent INTHEBLACK
Potter actor underwater? POOLPLAYER
Secrecy ultimately maintained, is able to ‘arbour killer CYANIDE
See 10 BAIL
See 14 ANDPROSPER
See 2 CHANGE
See 25 ANDSIDES
See 25 BACK
See 9 CRUISE
Sentence like wordplay? PUNISH
Source of inspiration, play a villain BEACON
Standards judged to be sad, then sadder, so to speak? CRITERIA
Timber turned out beautifully SPRUCE
Trekker’s blessing for start of route, or developing plans for diversion LIVELONG
Unfortunately, cheapest housing no good: significant progress required STEP
Was a kipper, when served up, inspiring English type of pizza? DEEPPAN