The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - April 27, 2015

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - April 27, 2015

Clue Answer
Battle helmet BALACLAVA
Beginner's course in French HORSDOEUVRES
Company about to declare capital CAIRO
Concerning the morning's papers REAMS
Courage following trouble may provide comfort in retirement HOTWATERBOTTLE
Employment exchange? TRADE
Feels a bit irritated by trifling annoyances FLEABITES
Freezing, despite a topcoat? ICING
Gaunt house LANCASTER
Go for a long walk, or take up afternoon painting TRAMP
Group going after sin? VICESQUAD
Handy treatment for wild flower MANICURE
I'd return to awkward point and read just a few passages DIPINTO
Imperfect result of a French test UNSOUND
Is one ill at ease with this? SICKLEAVE
Is said to be ordered beforehand BESPOKE
Keeps us confined in bad spots SUSTAINS
Music industry backer, who notes down each and every act RECORDINGANGEL
Not so busy types told to go in a busy type's place ABSENTEES
Notices damaged part SECTION
Outdoor writer bursting into love song OPENAIR
Parent lied — is out of order, like Nixon and Clinton? PRESIDENTIAL
Points to the girl to follow ENSUE
Proof of a convenient absence? ALIBI
Sensational piece of luck getting free LURID
Spot Cinders acting up DISCERN
Squirming eels can be seen in twists together ENLACES
We hear cockney bloke's going to relax EASEOFF