Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Speedy crossword No 1,213 – Dec 30 2018

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

Clues Answers
…and the location for many Westerns TEXAS
African nation, capital Accra GHANA
Approve; rubber-stamp SANCTION
Bantu language closely related to Zulu XHOSA
Be acquitted or escape with little or no punishment GETOFFLIGHTLY
Collection of Dickens’ short pieces SKETCHESBYBOZ
Colt or filly FOAL
Count; fall back RELY
Dart; dash FLIT
Dominant undisputed leader COCKOFTHEWALK
Foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy ACHILLES
Greek holiday island in the Ionian Sea CORFU
Haunt: own POSSESS
Lady’s fingers; gumbo OKRA
Not in the frame; losers ALSORANS
Referee’s call in football and rugby OFFSIDE
S American mammals: Linnaeus’ and Hoffmann’s being the only extant species TWOTOEDSLOTHS
Savoury for which Melton Mowbray is best known PORKPIE
Strategy: volume of old stage scripts or sporting tactics PLAYBOOK
TV Western starring Clint Eastwood (1959-65)… RAWHIDE