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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 28,761 – May 19 2022 Crossword Solutions

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The Guardian – Cryptic crossword No 28,761 – May 19 2022

Clues Answers
Actor tried playing king for role in theatre? ARTDIRECTOR
Aware of boozer drinking round INON
Axe policeman for smuggling heroin CHOPPER
Bird to smoke at home PUFFIN
Characteristics describing Romeo meeting love rats TRAITORS
Couple that are not straight about male’s forbidden love BIGAMY
Crimes by receivers of stolen goods OFFENCES
Crumbled in golf on series of holes GROUND
Disintegration after treatment is confusing DISORIENTATING
Following green light turning, hit red light at the back FOGLAMP
Hide round bike sheds, primarily to smoke OBSCURE
In favour of Europe, ultimately still time for planning FORETHOUGHT
Legendary figure to go brown: Greek character around lake getting sun TANTALUS
Like top kisser? Charlie excited on one date, finally has fiddle CUPIDSBOW
Clues Answers
Made money on the radio BRED
More than one local in front of Borstal during discharge PUBS
Not able to go one mile to receive inspection for vehicle IMMOTILE
One hanging poster about product’s unmatched quality SUSPENDER
One holds guy, perhaps, after ten pints knocked back TENTPEG
PC? Priti Patel’s flapping around getting interviewed, for example PASTPARTICIPLE
Poke with end of sharp stick PROD
Polish almost off new shoe SLIPON
Regular shape in keeping very fit ISOGON
See people, not initially for sex COPULATION
They hold Women’s Institute meeting with more senior people WIELDERS
Top worker to call teacher RINGMASTER
Venice trips to see show EVINCE
What for Don Juan stops fights? Bunches of flowers BOUQUETS