Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (October 9th 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.

Several lines as standard on a chart (9)
Pods round ship heading west (4)
Trickster to perform trickery on a person in court (8)
Political coterie or cult? Back it to reform (3-3,4)
Old Dalmatian in bad rain barking around yard (8)
Rot back in coarse types of wood (7)
This stimulates philosopher (6)
Red vehicle by pit (7)
King of music in racy novel that's short (6)
What could make apt stage entertainment (3,7)
Reptile steps out of line (5)
Stick crumbling, the end falling off (4)
Parking in great city around shops (7)
Don't cook enough food, red nuts having been shelled and sent back (7)
Go through group of countries, probing distinctive feature (3,2)
Type of firm with no money to lose it (9)
Some cheer jazzy rag tune (4,5,3,3)
Person wittering on about marmalade, perhaps, before English party (8)
Like a close shave, or in need of one (5)
Pull down pants seldom worn by current husband (8)
Try to bag new sound device that's hard to get (6)
Name associated with a lot of Allies battling (2,7)
Big shot in golf by idiot breaking record (9)
She's housed in dire necessity (5)
Ban poetic entreaty to hold the writer back (7)
Pulse fast on one close to arousal (6)
Lizard's egg laid in uncultivated land (7)
Crack in part of lounge? Ring phone number from America (10,5)