Crossword Puzzle Info

The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 29,047 – May 10 2019

Published in The Telegraph Cryptic Crossword. Tags: , , , .

Clues Answers
A hundred and ten gathered round capital’s highest point CLIMAX
African is keen, having surrendered heart to Irish songstress KENYAN
After beginning, was first to be frightened STARTLED
Any number will wear long garment in this island country TONGA
Attempt to get everyone to eat onion SHALLOT
Authority allows funny man to join African party in church CLEARANCE
Buddhist literature giving us art that’s extraordinary SUTRA
Builders perhaps against having particular vehicles CONTRACTORS
Forecasts from newspaper folk, with time being limited PRESAGES
Give chaps solarium treatment for lines? TANGENTS
Give new status to head of research — agreed after reorganisation REGRADE
I work on farm — wind here’s terrible SWINEHERD
In hot weather we may have this warning message LESSON
Instruction to players, with time of abstinence over LENTO
Jack hopes somehow to become a different man JOSEPH
Loses hope, as some French groups of minimal size DESPAIRS
Men dress and end up looking silly for poet EDMUNDSPENSER
Merry little woman nearby left abandoned JOCOSE
Most clever male beasts about to face ordeal SMARTEST
Nerve centre workers needing person of courage GANGLION
One’s ‘not standing’ for this! SEDENTARY
Pervasive quality conveyed by Celia, romantically AROMA
Place with sect dancing — it’s worth seeing SPECTACLE
Quiet hard worker given order, a shadow of his former self? PHANTOM
Row? Mark has hesitation to join in TERRACE
Socialist is given praise — lauded finally for showing what he wants wealth to be? REDISTRIBUTED
The old man clumsily handles fruit PAPAWS
Wild partygoers hiding in piece of furniture that can be covered TRAVERSABLE