The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - February 23, 2016

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - February 23, 2016

Clue Answer
Airborne gaggle of hidebound English SKEIN
Ancient Scotsman curls first PERMIAN
Boy is allowed pot for outdoor use BILLYCAN
Change here can prompt renewal of cordial relations RAPPROCHEMENT
Colour of suit occupying writer PEAGREEN
Commercial break lacking purpose ADRIFT
Cutter heading to Malta with all on board P&O liner MANDOLINE
Czech barman and I entranced by Stan Wawrinka's bottom SMETANA
Damn dogs chase Charles away CURSE
Designate European rescue vessel to guard strip of water EARMARK
Edges away from manic small creature ANIMAL
Embrace internet bride? ESPOUSE
Finally wave bye-bye and go out EBB
Furious with rotten fraudster MADOFF
Garibaldi, perhaps, dropping it in his herbal tea HIBISCUS
Gear for winter and spring workers SKIPANTS
Gremlin in one's piano IMP
He presses on in fury, close to despair IRONER
Inferior lyricist of appalling operettas POETASTER
Iron Lady contrarily embracing little in the women's movement FEMINISM
Lower moral character between the sheets upset Home Counties DEBASE
Men embracing the alternative OTHER
Notorious actress and oddly bleary FBI agent BERGMAN
Relief for the ailing socialist ideal after change of leaders BEDREST
Resemble modern pound symbol EMBLEM
She prays alone before standing on bug EREMITE
Sidle round to bag lounger IDLER
Slav heading to exit after Poles receive 'nul points' SLOVENE
The ultimate in luxurious jewellery for the belly is staggering! STUMBLING
Those prophesying doom of Corbyn back off, beginning to admire his alternative JEREMIAHS
What those afraid of the dark want to stumble across ALIGHTON