Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (May 2nd 2008) 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.

Kafka character's short existential statement about to give us the vapours (7)
Iodine found in assorted unstable heavenly bodies (9)
Part-time copper is in pain, having been slashed and cut (7)
Revolutionary cardinal imprisoned at Queen's address, perhaps for leftwing ideology (7)
Sauce with fish making you fat? (5)
Old fogey read the same thing again and again (4)
Excavated old remains constructed of stone (9)
Diamonds shimmer in this performance (3,5)
Closures of once prosperous mines provoked one to take revenge (7)
Swan and rook overcome a reptile (5)
It's controversial, but a valuable secret (6,8)
The key, perhaps, is to gain ground (6)
Spoilt, flash and wrongheaded (3,4)
Poe's ghost creeps shapelessly round the centre of Seattle (7)
I'm optimistic about this African city (5)
EU can reverse support for reserve and net capital worth (4,5)
Exercised authority, power, plus inordinate desire, and then died (8)
Moving gradually to lose a third of the old colliery (6)
Cocaine, crack and lithium finally ruin movie star (7,7)
Student, confused about the organisation of women, gets straightened out (9)
A rebel, once head of mystical eastern community of scholars (7)
Reduced the rent and prospered (7)
Old Indian joining riots is secretly collaborating (2,7)
Legal institutions risk causing alarmist panic (6,7)
Talented Lib Dem, no longer the leader (4)
Problem bedeviling undercover war reporter (5)
Truman, initially experiencing choler, exploded a bomb of this kind (13)
Herb is added to meat stews? (9)