December 27 2017 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

December 27 2017 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

CluesAnswers
'The ___ doing for a bob', said the old scout, a stickler for rulesJOBSWORTH
A monk shortly catching cold where it can be very hotAFRICA
A pain that doesn't end in wicked old form of tortureBASTINADO
Author presenting information concerned with outer spaceGENET
Basin in toilet with a nasty smellLAVABO
Bundle must keep dry, as must powder in this?BATTLE
Chair for shoppers is brokenPROFESSORSHIP
Daisy contrived to present truer imageMARGUERITE
Film director's 'aughtinessAUTEUR
Flower given to darling creates effectEXECUTE
Foodie French friend being met — fish is servedGOURAMI
Girl and close friends -- they have yet to blossomROSEBUDS
Go on, aim to get to riverENDURE
Having a problem walking, maybe, being dismissed? Oval is enthralledBOWLEGGED
Husband, father, British and fat, put about nonsense in speechGIBBERISH
Judge in old car heading offRATE
Main thoroughfare invaded by visitor from space?SALIENT
Miserable stuff that will get you going?LOWGEAR
One neat, newly delivered young infantNEONATE
Phoney dope 'safe' — knew that must be wrongFAKE
Poet denied sun and waterBURN
See 15NEWS
Stare and laugh, one giving way to loveGOGGLE
Swelling vocal soundWARBLE
Truth backed by notes of confession making one quarrelsomeFACTIOUS
Vitality of revolutionary always having internal resistanceVERVE
What's worn by Amazons as custodians?WARDRESSES
Wise female has article in literary collectionATHENA
Woman is pretty in fancy hatTABITHA