Crossword Puzzle Info

The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 29,761 – Aug 23 2021 Crossword Answer

Published in The Telegraph Cryptic Crossword.

Clues Answers
A copper climbing around top of tower to aim loaded weapon AUTOMATIC
Brief film, western, shown inside LAWYER
Causing laughter, stripper at last able to be seen topless RISIBLE
Change bodice hard to be ignored ALTER
College dance, one round end of April BALLIOL
Devotee I party with afterwards IDOLATER
Direction-finder’s range COMPASS
Element of cunning required with female lacking information OXYGEN
Endless criticism involving old philosopher STOIC
Female employee must be expecting to get this MATERNITYLEAVE
Flash Gordon’s original material GLINT
Head of Equity therefore has journalists in for coffee ESPRESSO
How chess players play each other at every level? ACROSSTHEBOARD
Likelihood of six having talent? VIABILITY
Nothing written about leg cut, second-to-none NONPAREIL
Overwhelming disaster as taxi reversed left into river DEBACLE
Peculiar oblong American sausage BOLOGNA
Pirate’s reportedly crude manner CORSAIR
Queen and king under British flag BANNER
Refugee found in exposed shed OUTCAST
Rescued, thanks to caller? SAVEDBYTHEBELL
Romantic film — overtly, so fanciful LOVESTORY
Series of notes calling for an answer? RINGTONE
Stroke new material LINEN
Succeeded having deployed her mace? I have no idea SEARCHME
Table includes league side initially made up of celebrities ALLSTAR
Theft of tin at church SNATCH
Under pressure, a girl cuts nose badly — one may be required to operate PLASTICSURGEON