Crossword Puzzle Info

The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 551 – May 13 2019

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

Clues Answers
A model island, in the existing circumstances ASITIS
Almost all of Maine’s capital is imposing AUGUST
Amusement caused by butcher blowing top LAUGHTER
Briefly put an obstacle in the way of alliance BLOC
Chile pines may cause ape problems MONKEYPUZZLES
Criminal drooled about a place of great wealth ELDORADO
Dance in short jacket BOLERO
Gertrude, perhaps, a woman prone to histrionics DRAMAQUEEN
Glasses used to see nice pen, manufactured by unknown PINCENEZ
Greek character in local pharmacy ALPHA
Half of sketch revealed framework SKELETON
Hastily consume swallow feathers GULPDOWN
Her shops vandalised across Irish county SHROPSHIRE
Joker on coach in convoy WAGONTRAIN
Keen on pet food from a stand? HOTDOG
Memento from tower, small, not genuine, defaced KEEPSAKE
Piece that is for a raw recruit ROOKIE
Purpose of ointment applied to face, primarily FUNCTION
Rather cool, apostle with power and influence LUKEWARM
Reserve loge for chiller? ICEBOX
Sound book VOLUME
Sound level for listeners STRAIT
Strengthens control needed by armed services REINFORCES
Unsolicited stuff from the old lady, the Italian put on boat JUNKMAIL
Unusual quote about bullock backfired EXOTIC
Villain beginning to barge barge BLIGHTER
Widespread fire out of control RIFE
Yank with fashionable sort of jacket JERKIN