The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - July 13, 2015

The Guardian - Cryptic Crossword Answers - July 13, 2015

Clue Answer
A number tucked into bird in the inn TAVERN
Abandoned, many felt irritated DITCHED
Achievement sure to be written about in news­papers FEATURES
Agrees about being dropped as one grows older AGES
Article about doctor and prophet backing a small group THREESOME
Ascended a small hill to the north RISEN
Beat record CARDIOGRAM
Big game shot MEGA
Check the advance of a sick man's comeback REPEL
City in northern France producing optical equipment LENS
Cut and serve out SEVER
Dams found between Kirkcaldy to Keswick DYKES
Decides officially and draws the line RULES
Definite sign of an increase POSITIVE
Gave tongue, though subdued LICKED
Gunnery school? WINCHESTER
Land of the living GLEBE
Loathe articles in disorder HATE
Looking shabby, he meant to reform MOTHEATEN
Manufacture of vital cure brings in profits LUCRATIVE
Mother and child in a jam? DAMSON
Move to continue playing football, or concede defeat THROWIN
Plucky airman of a bygone age? MINSTREL
Retribution seems in order NEMESIS
Sorely tried and weary TIRED
Such a railway may make a fair profit SCENIC
The average Pole or Frenchman? NORM
They store honey, rash though it may be HIVES
Thick soup — food to the German CHOWDER
Thrown into a suit case SITUATION
Union gets a nice settlement after all ALLIANCE
Wood used in model-making ELM
Yet it is difficult for busy people to take it EASY