December 24 2016 - The Guardian - Quick Crossword Answers

December 24 2016 - The Guardian - Quick Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
Better offQUIDSIN
Close shave — shrill soundSQUEAK
Computerised analysis of speechVOICE
CreepyEERIE
Czech plastic explosiveSEMTEX
Disease of the young with fever and breathing difficultyCROUP
Geological movement of land massesCONTINENTAL
Greek meat stew — soft aid (anag)STIFADO
Green — fruit eaten as a vegetableAVOCADO
Home for social workers?ANTHILL
Hurry up, horse!GEEUP
KettledrumsTIMPANI
Mass intrusionINFLUX
Morally degradedSLEAZY
Part of an actSCENE
Pattern — planDESIGN
Red Sea country, capital AsmaraERITREA
ScoundrelsKNAVES
See 2RECOGNITION
See 8DRIFT
Stand-in GPLOCUM
StripDIVEST
Supporting towerTRESTLE
Washer for locksSHAMPOO
With one side or the other towards the observerENDON
Young upwardly mobile professionalYUPPIE