Welcome to the page with the answers to today's (April 10th 2000) clues of The Guardian Quiptic 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.

I merit no purge in struggle for eldest son's right of succession (13)
Strain following former spouse's addition to home (9)
A dithyramb, oddly, contains a brutal film hero (5)
Arrogant public relations officer attached to upper-class Democrat (5)
Gets the better of a knight, we hear, and gets on a horse (9)
Unpleasantly and hurriedly decapitated new leader at the front (7)
Playwright has in a decorator (7)
System of gates and other openings (7)
Fairy queen, giant and I, and Ariel to start with (7)
Adores Portillo, perhaps, in romantic tale (4,5)
Bash comic (5)
Excel in devout doings (5)
Support Frenchwoman, right? It moves things forward (9)
Tate drives men crazy -- it could be personal! (13)
I soon trap agitated rodent exterminator (9)
Reportedly object to having explosives (5)
Win the chance to speak or deny something (7)
Type of paint, not wet (3-4)
Man of violence is deranged rotter, sir! (9)
Italian ran to accept an order (5)
Sad bat in tree (7,6)
Keep occupied by a riot up in the Academy of Music (13)
Smooth Jagger, for example, represents Rock! (9)
This hat should hold a lot of water (9)
Blow top, thus throwing contest (7)
Much younger lovers flirt with lads (3,4)
Elected Vietnamese officers to examine deserters initially (5)
Amber cooked a fish (5)