The Guardian – Quick crossword No 15,998 – Aug 16 2021 Crossword Answer

Clues Answers
Aspersion SLUR
Beat soundly TROUNCE, CLOBBER, WALLOP, THRASH
Defensive ditch, usually filled with water MOAT
Emphasise ACCENTUATE
Excessive action to achieve a goal OVERKILL
Four Quartets poet ELIOT
Italian cream cheese __ co-spearman (anag) MASCARPONE
JM Barrie’s Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up PETERPAN
London rail terminus PADDINGTON
Clues Answers
Looked at EYED
Model __ caliper (anag) REPLICA
Night and Day songwriter COLEPORTER
North American elk MOOSE
Reach one’s destination ARRIVE
Relating to marriage NUPTIAL
Secluded ISOLATED
Shocked APPALLED
Subject TOPIC
Tablecloth material LINEN
The Great Stone Face, star of silent films, d. 1966 KEATON
Underwater vessels SUBS

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