Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (January 4th 2018) clues of The Guardian Cryptic crossword.

Below is the list of all of today's clues (a total of 30 clues). Just click on a clue to get the answer.

A setter held back by someone flirting? A corker, perhaps (9)
Day-old wrinkly, age-old character (4)
Pray with private for new recruit (8)
Muncher of grass munching everything green (6)
Day piercing scream almost turned sour (6)
Private chamber I reserved to host first of ladies in extravagant fashion (8)
Cunning plan — stain at the front is to be removed from shirt (6)
Catch outstanding European leader's ultimate revolutionary song (8)
One promising to keep mum permanently in gin, drunk by the sound of it? (8)
Hill bearing small fruit (6)
Soldier in art museum, name Frank (3-2-3)
Partner joining principal in company with a generous corporation (6)
Ruminant occupying hollow tree (6)
Redhead after drunken hack in bar, utterly unyielding (4,4)
See 17
Sharp instrument happens to nip hand (9)
See 17
Foul word of prayer masked by babble (7)
See 17
Silk, rather oddly, used for old gowns (7)
Grass around fielder picked up (9)
See 23
See 22
Motor race that's cultivated (9)
Imagine this crossword starts out as cryptic (9)
To demonstrate one's sincerity, eat bread? (3,4,5,5,4,5,2)
Paddy beat Republican shortly (7)
See 17
Dawn's sound party at which to sketch spaniels, might you say? (4-1-6-3)
I, Russian leader, ostensibly tipsy? (5,7)