Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Speedy crossword No 1,296 – Aug 2 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Guardian Speedy Crossword.

Clues Answers
__ Murphy, WWII hero and movie star AUDIE
Bellini opera (1831) with the aria Casta Diva NORMA
Amicably close a discussion without accord AGREETODIFFER
At full stretch or top speed FLATOUT
Char, singe SCORCH
Contrived plot device in a play or novel DEUSEXMACHINA
Covered walkway; porch PORTICO
Cuban rum cocktail MOJITO
Deny; speak of something in a negative manner NAYSAY
Drink deeply and thirstily QUAFF
Firmly attached AFFIXED
First WWI battle (1917) to deploy tanks successfully CAMBRAI
Give way in a forum to another speaker YIELDTHEFLOOR
Greek Muse of love poetry ERATO
Largest planet in our Solar System JUPITER
Lay to rest INTER
Pilferer or pickpocket, for instance THIEF
Place of wickedness: gambling joint DENOFINIQUITY
Recurring theme MOTIF
Researcher; collator and sorter of documents INDEXER
Rich cake and cream dessert from Austria TORTE
Second city of Syria ALEPPO
US Congress building CAPITOL
Æthelred the __, king of England 978-1016 UNREADY