January 4 2017 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

January 4 2017 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
Authentic sound coming from cocklePUKKA
Bizarre public reaction, battle being lostOUTRE
Cereal crop cut at end of season for nominal feePEPPERCORN
Chilled dessert served up after restEASEDUP
Criminal deferring pint, impressed by police?FINGERPRINTED
Cyclist skirting large metropolis, Rome perhapsHOLYCITY
Drive back suspect, like top-class fighter of oldSAMURAI
Eg Boris's message rejected by ScotsmanETONIAN
Eponymous man of Nazareth appearing randomly in recordsTARZANOFTHEAPES
First to last, benefit in backing police is hard to fathomDELPHIC
Freshly crowned leaders of Greece and Rome put downGARLANDED
Good place for reception where trouble may flare up?HOTSPOT
Great sport with deer — sadly it'll set you back a bitRETROGRADE
Grouse, maybe, as valiant effort restricts runsGAMEBIRD
In office, reasonably well placedSITTINGPRETTY
Little devil that's caught cutting part of plantBRACT
Muse as setter consumes exotic lemon pie I overlookedMELPOMENE
New classes seeing how films are recordedINTAKES
New Father Ted plot curtly condemned as child's workPETERANDTHEWOLF
Novelist's career to come to an endRUSHDIE
One state's revolutionary broadcast blocked by anotherROMANIA
Poor journalist longing to get back outsideNEEDY
Secretary — person with importance that tops the pile?PAPERWEIGHT
See 14RENT
See 16STEP
Slips in field, perhaps, chasing cunning wingersFLYCATCHERS