The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - November 12, 2015

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - November 12, 2015

Clue Answer
... a scorcher of a day! SUN
... celebration and kiss beside unknown number of stars GALAXY
1st but not 2nd or 3rd of March ... TOP
Actor Sim is dismissed as a star ALTAIR
Asteroid at the heart of space research CERES
Battle over a party with Corbyn's lead — it's very hot! BALACLAVA
British girl's lines and angles? BEVELS
Castle made of cream and gold, with artificial walls BALMORAL
Cricketer's second ball gets wicket — England's opener caught in both hands BOWLER
Father receives end of joke over 40 winks with a straight face DEADPAN
Field trip made by old women MEADOW
Fifty-fifty to catch Frisbee when laughing out loud LOL
Figure hugging child's toy? SLINKY
Fine king stands on a lady's fingers OKRA
Horse doesn't eat herbs BAYLEAVES
In the news: 9-0 to president NIXON
It gets rid of the reek of corrupt votes — good people are gutted STOVEPIPE
Make light of sad performance DOWNPLAY
Manchester United manager once upset substitute with ... BUSBY
Monstrous woman who could be petrifying MEDUSA
Mountain climbing before meal? They say you reach a level PLATEAU
Parents tour new American republic PANAMA
Penny: 'I will fight this case' PILLBOX
Show time raiding the larder PAGEANTRY
Soft after exercise? Get fit, losing a stone PEBBLE
Spotted dramatic episode, when Oscar's withheld ESPIED
Start to bet when Bella's playing a game BASEBALL
Theurgies regularly conjure up giant HUGE
Trains Tom to wear suede pants EDUCATES
Uranium discovered in lead bar PUB
Very short alien green man's turned away AVERTED
Yellowish-brown lumps rejected STRAW