The Guardian – Quick crossword No 16,299 – Aug 3 2022 Crossword Answers

Clues Answers
1968 Beatles song, written by Paul McCartney HELTERSKELTER
A tittering laugh TEEHEE
Amount consumed USAGE
Author of Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine, Willy ___ RUSSELL
Cold and cheerless WINTRY
Common USUAL
Device that softens the tone of a wind insrument MUTE
Endures LASTS
Extended short story NOVELLA
Fairly sizeable AMPLE
Fall back RECEDE
Fasten TIEUP
Give profusely LAVISH
One seeking a free ride HITCHER
Out of date __ and pure Austen (anag) SUPERANNUATED
Person with all the answers? ORACLE
Resin from an insect used by French polishers SHELLAC
Sailor’s sword CUTLASS
Shade-loving plant with striking foliage, much enjoyed by slugs HOSTA
Subject to further scrutiny REEXAMINE
Trip to Arica to see animals in the wild SAFARI
Twit (informal) NANA
Unlimited ENDLESS

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