The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - March 2, 2016

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - March 2, 2016

Clue Answer
Advanced Guardian leader penned by a couple of journalists EDGED
Air coming up through middle buttonhole, perhaps CORSAGE
Backward country's government relinquished control REIN
Decrepit sheep has to hobble RAMSHACKLE
Elite eatery brought up posh wines in container GASTROPUB
Excursion to game taken up TOUR
Fish first to sink to the bottom after time delay TARDINESS
Four lines written about ordinary 1 down IVORY
Get to eat out with head of firm FETCH
Good man churlishly giving up last dessert STRUDEL
I lend an ear, desperate to get a booster ADRENALINE
Informally christen unbeliever heading off round Thailand ENTITLE
Is rent scam their undoing? MISCREANTS
Jerseys may be kept here, we're told, for customer BUYER
KO said to cause fracture FLAW
Like the Yeti greeting someone from further east? HIMALAYAN
Medic thrust end of stretcher into lift REGISTRAR
Most of group left in care, causing local irritation CARBUNCLE
No pressure to maintain large part of boat KEEL
On reduction of toll, tenor went on a bender KNELT
Perish in passage, a nasty way to die GAROTTE
Play part on cross in cathedral? That's right EXACTLY
Posh folk with no capital coming in ENTRY
Post Office admitting stolen figure's a facsimile PHOTOSTAT
Ringer gets end of bell-rope in a tangle TWINE
Subject to schoolwork, he may get the chance to go on UNDERSTUDY
Terrific comic, not second best CREAM
The Parisian stopping goals needs cunning all the time ENDLESSLY
Too frank, essentially: he didn't get a place ALSORAN
Union engaged in similar outlandish adherence to form RITUALISM
Unorthodox young lady's announcement's in character, almost LADETTE
Vigilante extremists blocking rum trade warded off AVERTED