December 27 2016 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

December 27 2016 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
'Run about looking lively!' is instruction to playersRUBATO
A lot of credit goes to a writer showing imaginationPOETIC
Advised not to go swimming in lake, deep at one endMENTORED
Bowler's craft timelessSEAMER
Cowboy's mate a friend of Dorothy — point takenTONTO
Crime-fighter flying to each country in turn, initiallySUPERMAN
Fellow, bird ... nothing to stop them? She might have doneCHAPERONE
Foul what detective chief superintendent didRANCID
Getting frisky with 2 — claims such relationships are unsuitableMISALLIANCES
Grow old (gran finally going into home)EXPAND
Happening twice in 1770EVENT
High area of mountainside not safe for climbingSTONED
Issue payments from here (3,4,2,3,3,3)THEBANKOFMUM
Life on other planets? One's right to start off scepticalALIENS
Miss cue on air — sorry!SIGNORINA
Need to go to France, you said? Maybe everyone requires accommodationCALLOFNATURE
Press reductionDECREASE
Ready? Most are told to hurry outGEAREDUP
Recreation ground — men's team hosting UnitedAMUSEMENT
School evicting privileged lady from landTRAIN
See 18ANDDAD
Showing off count's diamonds failed to impressCUTNOICE
Speaker's rejected point about suspensionsMORATORIA
Stop calling on British — that's to do with successBRINGOFF
Stop fighting egghead in glasses!STEMWARE
They're sure out of their minds, these criminalsSAFECRACKERS
Think again about Welshman lagging behind on bendREASSESS
Unique all-rounder regularly missedALONE