Crossword Puzzle Info

The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 540 – February 25 2019

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

Clues Answers
A good many coming in to stock a number of small ships FLOTILLA
Added impetus to project involving politician and celebrity JUMPSTART
Approval by head of group gives pleasure GRATIFICATION
Blunder among reserves on home ground TERRAIN
Disturbance caused by brother leading most of players FRACAS
Drawing of small vessel SKETCH
Gaunt witch bore up HAGGARD
Heavy drinkers imbibing still in Kent town SEVENOAKS
Hotel guest trendies disturbed RESIDENT
Idly draw wire in flying bomb DOODLEBUG
Join detachment on top of Eiger UNITE
Look through window for legendary knight LANCELOT
Make known girl put on a little weight ANNOUNCE
Male bird pecking duck, very large duck GOOSANDER
Manly leader of volunteers I irritate VIRILE
Mostly strait-laced material STUFF
Novel article American produced about periodical THEMAGUS
Object of historical interest shown by RC priest inside RELIC
Prejudiced British aides abroad BIASED
Raleigh, at sea, getting something for shock? HAIRGEL
Saying few words against one during most of tie LACONIC
Short call received by husband, old Germanic type VISIGOTH
Staying power of a man? It’s weird STAMINA
Strange assignment for henchman in film ODDJOB
This could make one laugh until one drops? GALLOWSHUMOUR
Tourist, Italian, wearing eyeshade VISITOR
Train, by repeated practice, a baboon DRILL
Went halves with artist over in Slough? SHARED