January 1 2018 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

January 1 2018 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

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Charlie's bar is bright!

CLEVER

Declare girl's a lightweight?

ANNOUNCE

Dope found in most uncommon jungle

RAINFOREST

Enthusiastic gunman gets call

RARING

Factions claiming local gains

WINNINGS

Forgive old copper's error, initially

EXCUSE

German general's delight

GLEE

Gets hold of Greek snakes

GRASPS

Horse gets change of riding gear

HALTER

I have been caught in trap and accept defeat

GIVEIN

Inert gas in ale or porter

BEARER

Insect repellent sprayed into cellar

CITRONELLA

Inspire union member in place of reception

DRAWINGROOM

Leading currency upset economist

KEYNES

Let rip

RENT

Lubricant gives King George comfort

GREASE

Musician gets an awful roasting

ORGANIST

Narrow escape for mean young lady

NEARMISS

Nobody detains a girl below the age of consent

NONAGE

One willing to try a rocky peak

TESTATOR

Penny left ornamental wreath in a holiday cabin

CHALET

Queen Victoria contracted a fever? That's less clear!

VAGUER

Reasoned thinker's Desert Island record

RATIONALIST

Ref rants about changeover

TRANSFER

Shelter without an occupant

TENANT

The way to one's heart? Quite the opposite!

ARTERY