Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (October 26th 1999) 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.

Pretentious woman with plenty of brass? (4,4)
Play opens here, with a battle (6)
Rocker's rival dwelt around here: what wickedness! (8)
Eager as the North Wind (6)
He solved Turandot's riddle with some musical affectation (5)
Pinter's tender scene shot again in the car (9)
"The Lettuce-Wiper, Oil-Changer and Ant-Destroyer" - that's some magazine! (12)
King sat reluctantly nude at first: so what's wrong with the photograph? (12)
Smart performer once could be male relation (4-5)
Extremist usurping Lenin, Trotsky, Rasputin and their leaders (5)
René has lost the Benefits Agency: what's his game? (6)
Dined at the club? On the contrary, indulged! (8)
Crippen's Ethel changed parts and turned side (6)
Like Simon, the cross-bearer, a cynic about to convert (8)
The same lousy characters surrounding this symbol of Nazi retribution (6)
Might cavil as devoted disputant (6,8)
Othello left flat out in this part of the distillery (4-5)
About to consume alco-pop, saw a wasteful way out of Rome (6,6)
Influence cast after May 31 (5)
Glider could freeze fish (3,5)
Piggy-wig controlled with this shilling's worth? (4-4)
The art of the Enigma Variations? (12)
Sweetener might lose value (9)
Boss taking a lead from Bill Sykes? (5-3)
See 2
Waller's rising note: I'll hear it in the Hebrides (6)
Lyrical, possibly Shakespearian (except Richard IV's missing) (6)
Bird-man's tribute (5)