Crossword Puzzle Info

The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 29,342 – Apr 20 2020 – Puzzle Answers

Published in The Telegraph Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
Actor in Polanski’s first film PLAYER
Break even in other school, initially ELEVENSES
Casual worker absent earlier OFFHAND
Come to an arrangement in a wood after party DOADEAL
Couple hired band BRACELET
Facing Italian in contest OPPOSITE
Family, edgier unfortunately, following gym PEDIGREE
Fawn seen in group of trees close to wall GROVEL
Fictional detective in mews I reportedly upset LORDPETERWIMSEY
Foolish people brought before sheriff primarily, or judge ASSESSOR
Game belonging to old art student DARTS
Game of chance: diamonds cut DICED
Gather together in circle at college ROUNDUP
Hog’s back, cooler when heading off RIDGE
Landlady in ‘Hound’ novel accommodating Sherlock, principally HUDSON
Lecture about a fine force’s framework SCAFFOLD
Member of the clergy from Slavic area VICAR
Model not including enough EXAMPLE
Murder in institution probed by one leading police department HOMICIDE
Pirate’s sword, perhaps nicked by young woman CUTLASS
Poet, self-made I suspect MASEFIELD
Policeman with precise advice, reportedly, for local governing body DISTRICTCOUNCIL
Shorten story heard in support of vicious dog CURTAIL
Stone jar seen round Northern Ireland GRANITE
Telephone about file and hand-held tool TROWEL
The French, all unfamiliar with film LALALAND
Trunk and tangled roots TORSO
We fuss about length and line? That’s rich! WELLTODO
Wild about Spain and Germany banded together? FEDERAL
Writer ringing about groom PREEN