Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (May 23rd 2008) 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.

Liverpudlian society needs firm handler (7)
Go quickly, wrapping redhead in topcoat (7)
Hinder in law directions given to spinner (5)
I came bounding in, the parrot being disputatious (9)
Wonderful friend, capturing female to love to pieces (10)
Writer mostly astray (4)
Creature on soft slope (4)
Wife having advantage over daughter gets stuck (6)
Greatly inclined to take Walesa as English by race (12)
Poor? I'm very old, retired, coming in chilled to the bone (12)
Little by little, male chin undergoes transformation (8)
Spirited witticism in heaven? (6)
Wages heard to be up (4)
Distraught, he can't hope to get off lightly (2,3,5)
Dance round trees by lake in Yorkshire (8)
Join companion on strike (5)
Ruffian to get a division of the spoils (hot art, perhaps) (3-6)
Newspaper metaphor G and S take to heart (5)
Dog caught in lobster trap after son gets the bird (7,3)
Cast of beginners to see how everyone differs (4)
Padre's a composer of marches (7)
Divine, holding girl with time off (7)
Mistaken and certain to be taken up about early duplicating machine (9)
Haggard heroine comes upon first religious Father to be a mountaineer (6)
A specialist shop is opening (6)
Last drink? On your own head be it (8)
Frisky about being at university, maintaining a loyal interest (10)
Europe has nothing to lose, changing currency (5)
Surgeon who will do you if he can (8)
Choice articles from museum science room, including original urban man (9)