Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (December 18th 2002) clues of The Guardian Cryptic crossword.

Below is the list of all of today's clues (a total of 28 clues). Just click on a clue to get the answer.

Boxin' 'owdydo has a pantomime character (11)
Unsettled air plus rebellion (7)
Alexander's place for fellow on the staff (7)
How many peers should be? Solve clue 10, taking notes (9)
The first two hundred painters are capital (5)
Is common sense un-American? (4)
*Gunner (Royal Artillery) deployed around Channel Islands (7,3)
*Fruit for dog, say (10)
Feeble devil chasing his tail (4)
An agreement taking English as part of Current Affairs? (5)
Workers left out of joke (9)
Hole for gold provided diamonds (7)
Check the flow: it must be reliable (7)
*It was spent by King Lear (11)
Laureate for ever? It can't be done (9,6)
Elizabethan writer from first to last beyond the pale? (5)
The case of the canonised queen coming after the break (7)
Read up about crazy individual that's unsettled (7)
Sorry to get 24 hours off? (8)
Ken (not the present one) appears odd during change of name with accolade (3,12)
*Detail relative to keep inside (6)
No use having a home for peacocks? (2,4)
Born student embraced by monarch is doing homage (8)
Catty remark about a party in a field (6)
Bearer of sword and its handle is about to live quietly (3-4)
Affair where one is embraced by a celebrity (7)
*Subject of analysis (6)
Lizard makes Portuguese explorer lose his head (5)