December 6 2016 - The Guardian - Quick Crossword Answers

December 6 2016 - The Guardian - Quick Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
Barely adequatePASSABLE
BegunCOMMENCED
BotherADO
Charisma (anag) — something very old-fashionedARCHAISM
Cumbrian lakeCONISTONWATER
Ditch — fightSCRAP
Examination of tissues or liquids from a living bodyBIOPSY
FixedREPAIRED
Founder of the Metropolitan PoliceSIRROBERTPEEL
Free from obscurityCLEARCUT
French school-leaving examBACCALAUREATE
Guinea pigs, hamsters etcRODENTS
Hero of books by WE JohnsBIGGLES
Holly genusILEX
Luminous ringHALO
Oddly amusingDROLL
One seeking higher statusSOCIALCLIMBER
Path made by animalsRUN
RobeGOWN
SkimpyMEAGRE
Stable (anag) — pastoral soundsBLEATS
Toe the lineCOMPLY
UnenergeticLETHARGIC
Young deerFAWN