February 13 2018 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

February 13 2018 - The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers

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Ahead in county division after playing side at the top

ONWARDS

Busy chewing old pen

COOP

Clearing out desk when sacked, then going off

SKEDADDLING

Country star in Hollywood, not hot single American

ESTONIA

Damage concerning tailless bird

MARABOU

Dirty Harry initially lies: Clint Eastwood to verge on dishonesty (4,5,2,3,4)

SAILCLOSETO

Extremist born in leaderless 24

TALIBAN

Fantastic Gran Torino pic is absorbing

INCORPORATING

Fill Tramp's puzzle in the end: incomplete Tramp's for filling

IMBUE

Galloped round in this?

RODEO

Germ in toilet, pal scrubs away

STREPTOBACILLUS

Group of three players sign contracts

ENSEMBLE

Language from computing: the first adopted by Turing?

ITALIAN

On screen, fellow is handsome

FAIR

One might treat this model, picking up Penny on important date

THERAPIST

One sees dialogue of Pale Rider cast

LIPREADER

People, in general, back to see film

WESTERN

Performing too much? Is it end for super Dave Gorman broadcast?

OVERDRAMATISING

Protect nurse: mum concerned with nursing home

ENSHRINE

Remorselessness from rogue — account hiding large gift

IMPLACABILITY

See 1 across

THEWIND

Sick in Australia (see hospital below)

CHUNDER

Sliced thin bread — a demise for loaf?

BRAINDEATH

Soft teacher flipping against group punishment here

PRISONCAMP

Spanish river turns and merges with the French one

LOIRE

Violin piece from 6

AMATI