Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (January 3rd 2018) 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.

Where habitual drinker goes, suffering a loss, too? (4,3,7)
Plant that comes with strings attached (5)
Better rail transport brought back, impossible earlier (8)
Little piggy sheltering at home with old ram (3,4)
Soldier in country area, Italian student centre (7)
More cunning Times puzzle ultimately rejected (5)
Colour of prince's blood? (5,4)
Chart for walker's aid, mountains and plains primarily added (6,3)
Antique from ancient city, one with firm casing (5)
Distressed tenor given a wigging (7)
Thieves pinching 50 speakers (7)
Steep terrace unoccupied behind mooring area (8)
Book — almost completely useless … (5)
… novel by Sitwell and an ex-PM (7,7)
Spineless type upset by puppy in middle of speech (12)
Hospital injection needed in wrenched spine (5)
Food from buffet car? This won't normally cover it (5,4)
CO cuts route devised for green excursion (7)
Engineer, say, up to late examination (7)
Grouse, perhaps beginning to rant with more spirit (5)
Unofficial Irish king holding a gun up (9)
How a username is arranged for storekeeper? (12)
Distinguish between lines embraced by far right group — almost (4,5)
Phone contact habitual drinker often makes? (5,4)
Macho guards fighting Trojans et al (7)
Fuss over British cook's seasoning (7)
Counterfeit offering — any odd bits must go (5)
Bowler not right to bend it? (5)