Crossword Puzzle Info

The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 29,758 – Aug 19 2021 Crossword Answer

Published in The Telegraph Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
Defence of jails in brig occasionally ALIBI
Dictator worked in fine company FRANCO
Fine hose following back of thigh HAIRLINE
Foreign bowler in local match DERBY
Initially land next to snake here? LADDER
Intrude using spring within lock TRESPASS
Mass of silver say, inside jar AGGREGATE
Most tedious exam takes a minute TAMEST
New quarrel perhaps for reactionary NARROW
Nice guys? MESSIEURS
One adores following after single party IDOLATER
Perfect rogue on cruise IMPROVE
Policemen taught to hold stick CEMENT
Professional players finally slaughtered SKILLED
Quick way to reach rock bottom? ABSEIL
Regretted being audibly obnoxious RUED
Sad tidings in a pop hit DISAPPOINTING
Shady relative keeping cool SINISTER
Skinned behind in outhouse SHAFTED
Spot sweetheart on American diet? LOCALE
Squire gently embracing Queen? REGENT
Starts to settle into the seat SITS
Stupidly argued with nude art student UNDERGRADUATE
Take part assuming little left over COMPLETE
Takes off cartoons STRIPS
Trip, near turning turtle TERRAPIN
Unusually solitary Queen fan? ROYALIST
Veto such as accepted by state NEGATION
Win quiet revolution with trouble PREVAIL
Worthless empty territory contains outbreak TRASHY