November 23 2017 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

November 23 2017 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

CluesAnswers
Abhorrent jerks created like humans, say?EARTHBORN
As do commissioner, Senegalese and classic beauty?COVERGIRL
Bad quotes recalled, including one from PlatoSEPTIC
Building — criminals removing roofROOKS
Close school during breaksFINISH
Coalition charlatans, by the sound of it?CHEETAHS
Combine equipment, including poleKNIT
Cowardly old Italian PM wearing outfit the wrong way roundTIMOROUS
Cut around page, newspaper's lead storySPLASH
Device used by police ending in convictions — not entirely shallow then, on reflection?SPEEDTRAP
Egypt's last king inspired by old queen's home cooking ingredientTARRAGON
Emotional relief, as Tom is obliged to admit stress-related injuryCATHARSIS
Food on Italian table, dip in wayLASAGNE
Interior alone ultimately in British parliamentBOWELS
Lead in pencil I gather erroneous — this the stuff?GRAPHITE
Lifting positions inspiring one exerciseSITUP
No regret for Piaf in smearing of alto from 1 down, say?ORIENTAL
One starting to miss a dinerLUNCHER
Part water, perhaps?ELEMENT
Plant, a big one that's monstrousBEGONIA
Punch a delicate thingCHINA
Recognisable features, with a thousand in exaltationLANDMARKS
Resist maleBUCK
Scold male, splitting up hunk and husbandADMONISH
Second wind isn't always necessary then, initiallyINSTANT
Spooner's chief murder weaponsCROSSBOWS
Union member translated duck's opening quackFRAUD
Unkindness in party needing sympathetic leadersRAVENS
Wild flower containing nectar, primarilyVIOLENT
Worthless slime's parting bowNOGOOD