May 16 2016 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

May 16 2016 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

ClueAnswer
A positive signPLUS
A temple ornament?TIARA
A touching article or tractAREA
A worn out treeROWAN
As parties get boisterous, they need indulgent hostsPARASITES
Be delighted, given small part in broadcastWALKONAIR
Bill raised sail going out to French portCALAIS
Board has positive answers from two EuropeansOUIJA
Clinched the deal and shut upCLOSED
Competitors will be on edge in these arenasICERINKS
Down payment I posted offDEPOSIT
Having developed, went around toplessEVOLVED
He is working on a commissionCADET
Hostelry needs plaudits for introduction of something newINNOVATION
Individual has time to become a VIPPERSONAGE
Inflate an account maybe — or unduly reduce oneOVERDRAW
Involved in a quest for old thingsANTIQUES
King Alfred's spoils?CAKES
Lake in old colony, as Africans changed name to MalawiNYASA
Means of communication with a walrus?MORSE
Obtaining material, staff head missed tea breakTAFFETA
Parliamentary official who cracksWHIP
Perfect demonstration of being impervious to noiseSOUNDPROOF
Poor house for a student near part of Brighton actuallyHOVEL
Pull up in pain when learning the hard waySWOTTING
Sad reflection about everything in Texas cityDALLAS
Sends for instructionsORDERS
Swallow one cocktailMARTINI
Sweet drink on the rocks?LIQUORICE
Take it away from workEASY
Travel to a part of IndiaGOA
Twice reduced by 50%ONCE
Wrath possibly shown by headCAPE