The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - November 23, 2015

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - November 23, 2015

Clue Answer
A top man in the building trade SLATER
American beauty queen is married MISSUS
American way to spoil fish TURNPIKE
Artist to recount strange anecdotes? RACONTEUR
Board in which French and German concur OUIJA
Catch fighting? TAKEPRISONER
Dad locks up an outcast PARIAH
Detect Diana's disguise DISCOVER
Do they establish links between correspondents? CHAINLETTERS
Friend back with pet — a pampered one LAPDOG
It comes in to resist on the other side OPPOSITE
It's always used up when needed UMBRELLA
It's strictly true but unimaginative MATTEROFFACT
Keep drugs in the kitchen? STOCKPOT
Loop line quickly going north, then east NOOSE
Lots of money but little luck SMALLFORTUNE
Lush crêpe put round burial place SEPULCHRE
Music sets worker on edge ANTHEM
One drink that refreshes but another is a different matter CUPOFTEA
One that would be a drawback to the commanding officer? COWARD
Ovals? Possibly rounds SALVO
Rich and having the power to fire LOADED
Robin's favourite stores providing food for pupils TUCKSHOPS
Splendour pursued by a grim French mistress POMPADOUR
Stride about ship in trouble DISTRESS
Stroke fawn CRAWL
This class is certain to be kept in idle fashion LEISURED
Working, get correct mark, attaining credit ONTICK