Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (January 17th 2012) clues of The Guardian Cryptic crossword.

Below is the list of all of today's clues (a total of 26 clues). Just click on a clue to get the answer.

With one drink entering exams in wickedness that's passed on (8,3)
Top familiar arrangement of surface letters? No! (7)
Bridgetown has crazy paving stones with steps somehow missing (7)
Saint ousts leader for greed and lack of intelligence (9)
Disdain for 20 at last changing direction (5)
Australians implicated in the return of consumerism (4)
He is to begin proceedings, say, after idiot found on line (7,3)
The other place might be cool (10)
I forgot to mention at the start, so try and pay attention! (4)
Heartless Harry's knocked back wine (5)
Heard F here in 10, half decent and streamlined (9)
Dodgy dealer accepts milestone (7)
To add insult to injury, take part in destruction (3,2,2)
Sides with Marxist leader below ground — shows guts (11)
Guardian's letter from Europe outwardly left Freudian slip — that's novel (3,6,6)
Arab republicans have quite intelligent leaders (5)
Compiler shall bequeath malevolence (3,4)
Rain falls? Yes, it regularly makes us shrink (7)
Unorthodox priest admits two partners and one who hasn't a partner (8)
Perhaps major politician with large troops — it's bad and mad (3,6,6)
<span>Travel document for Paris? </span><i>Assez, les bêtises!</i><span> </span> (7-6)
Snog (with intent) had perhaps led to this? (3-5,5)
Clever ones get E's (8)
What's to be done with another order of magnitude, when it's gone (7)
Conclude with rejection of the afterlife, perhaps (7)
Message for the business secretary? (5)