January 6 2017 - The Guardian - Quick Crossword Answers

January 6 2017 - The Guardian - Quick Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
(Over-)seriousEARNEST
Alert and active type?EAGER
Ali, rise! (anag) — Middle EasternerISRAELI
Arab republic, independent since 1946SYRIA
Blood fluidPLASMA
Cathedral chapter headDEAN
CheapGOINGFORASONG
DrierAIRER
First to get there?QUICKEST
Grumble — muscleBEEF
Long bounding strideLOPE
Many-sided plane figurePOLYGON
On-hand children's entertainer?GLOVE
One not accepting your godPAGAN
OppressiveONEROUS
Pale treacleGOLDEN
Powerful data processorSUPERCOMPUTER
Rectangular area surrounded by buildingsQUAD
Rope-making fibreSISAL
See 12SYRUP
See 20PUPPET
See 22BEAVER
Spanish courtship danceFANDANGO
St Petersburg ballet company, founded c. 1740KIROV
Yellow and white containerEGGSHELL
Younger male relativeGRANDSON