Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Quick crossword No 15,269 – April 15 2019

Published in The Guardian Quick Crossword. Tags: , , , .

Clues Answers
Accumulation of electricity CHARGE
Alec’s (anag) __ graduation SCALE
Bitter derision SARCASM
By its very nature ESSENTIALLY
Ceremony of conferring honours of rank on a person INVESTITURE
Detestable CURSED
Envious __ environmentalist GREEN
Failure to be there ABSENCE
Knock off DEDUCT
Lacerate SLASH
Make painstaking enquiries (into something) DELVE
Malicious hostility RANCOUR
Mankind HUMANS
Needless UNDUE
Pig hurt (anag) __ noble UPRIGHT
Progress unsteadily (due to age?) DODDER
Reach a conclusion DECIDE
Road safety device CATSEYE
Scurry __ small car BEETLE
Small cube of fried bread CROUTON
Sudden illegal acquisition of power PUTSCH
Take as one’s own ADOPT
Voluptuous SENSUAL
Whimsically comical DROLL