The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - November 5, 2015

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - November 5, 2015

Clue Answer
'Free Willy': man having penned it blameless LILYWHITE
A great weight lifted, boat ultimately secured by man, tying up rope KNOTTING
Article on report, no way speculation THEORY
Asked to pay, when cryptically laid up? BILLED
Better to keep gas affordable CHEAP
Bottle shown by jollies thus in retreat THERMOS
Cooler way back, his home infernally hot OLDNICK
Dawn's bum and hip BEGIN
Drunk at Cornell swigging last of Lambrusco — something necked at college? ETON
Fly opening for university DARTMOUTH
Insult sounds like ugly rumour, for starters SLUR
Lowest point, 'bottom' defining it? LEAST
Mould odorous around top of willow tree SOURWOOD
Old engine or senior machine's heart renovated IRONHORSE
One's frustratingly stuck with this crossword design on Yale? GRIDLOCK
Portrayal that's flipping dark in France, stop it being screened RENDITION
Princeton University finally cracking the art of coding ENCRYPTION
Save the giblets to stew, some joint being eaten TIGHTENONESBELT
See 13 COLLAR
Small card: unusual being after Christmas — time to open it NOTELET
Socialist left consumed by nonsense, that is BOLSHIE
Some berries in Cognac inimitable! ACINI
Something soft and rich confined to one's memory? DOWNLOADED
Third failing to be accepted by Brown here for annual award? BIRTHDAYPRESENT
University a challenge, Aussie PM virtually admitted HARVARD
University atop flag PENNON
University in the country, say? COLUMBIA
Vulgar and pretentious Conservative, wary of clothes to wear? KITSCHY