Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (August 20th 1999) clues of The Guardian Cryptic crossword.

Below is the list of all of today's clues (a total of 27 clues). Just click on a clue to get the answer.

Limp little books found in dingy place (6)
Contrite writer, one seen in front of canvas dwelling (8)
Bottle or tin kept in check (8)
Turned to me to get into religious eduction, though far away (6)
This for a honeymoon, but the record was faulty (6,1,5)
Cooker turns iron hot and cold (4)
Mere talk describes this turn in skiing (8)
A good man, a lieutenant, holding combat to be courageous (8)
Thus half one's home is in this part of London (4)
Summary law gives less than the correct amount (5,7)
Good backlog not finished for tradesman (6)
Morally suspect behaviour of departing boy (6-2)
Bonnet, perhaps, hides top set of wheels (8)
Short journey made for another in Clermont-Ferrand (6)
Maiden, perhaps, says it's your turn to speak (4)
A fuel tub I mended is not ugly (9)
Absolute savage in tree (6)
True street guide - you don't know him from Adam (7,8)
Number: a thousand in a gathering as a rule (8)
Settle up for a clocklike device (5)
Remarkable school put up with a local celebrity (10)
Wave to attract pale animal (5,5)
Delivery boy holding pickle, green as it might be (9)
Friend with moving meter provides symbol of success (4-4)
I'm like a stalactite in dark red volcanic rock (6)
Hurried to get account in the red (5)
Blue Western concealed by university teacher (4)