The Guardian - Crossword Answers | 2021 05 04

crossword answers
Clue Answer
Practical purpose FUNCTION
Stubbornly resistant RECALCITRANT
Book of blank pages organising photographs, stamp collections etc ALBUM
Chin beard, trimmed to a point GOATEE
Fail badly (informal) COMEACROPPER
Indian yoghurt side dish RAITA
Long-bodied reptile (given to lounging?) LIZARD
Look after yourself! TAKECARE
Mexican cocktail of white rum and lime juice MOJITO
Narrative sequence of humorous sketches CARTOONSTRIP
Ornate — extravagant ROCOCO
Tangle — disentangle RAVEL
University academic (abbr) PROF
Abandoned European souvenir in outskirts of Detroit DERELICT
Adopt a pseudonym to cover exploits TAPS
Amazing fizzy drink gets a lot of criticism FANTASTIC
Centaur's daughter somehow ran off HORSEWOMAN
Colour of old church, not quite red OCHRE
Dance record leading to love DISCO
Dirt around middle of step becomes softened MUTED
Entertains multitudes HOSTS
Fish regularly sense ciphers CODES
Foolishly presenting pearl to investor SLEEPINGPARTNER
Fuss by half-hearted mob is precious ADORABLE
Good antique piece of tableware initially declared secure GOLDPLATED
Make provision for nice cat aunt took abroad TAKEINTOACCOUNT
Newspaper angle for swimmer SUNFISH
Press agitated about hotel serving watered-down drinks SPRITZERS
Provide a detailed account of old money EXPOUND
Queen after time is a charmer STELLAR
Reads grid, wrongly showing neglect DISREGARD
Regularly downplays exclusive ONLY
Relative is haggard — not good! AUNT
Returned plans for tinned meat SPAM
Savage female promises to accept returned Apple component FEROCIOUS
Saw Charlie secured CLOCKED
Smart leaders of American college hiding expenses ACHE
Spot English agent ESPY
Went down in action involving special constable before finale DESCENDED
Whale upset by one caught in crazy gymnastic performances ACROBATICS


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