DT 27414

Habit of Victorians taking very cheap beer even for them! (11) = FARTHINGALE

beer = ALE, very cheap beer (for Victorians) = FARTHING ALE

FARTHINGALE = Victorian habit; kind of crinoline for extending a dress out from the waist

Three South American country puns in the quick:

Pound (slang) (6) = NICKER
Italian meat sauce (4) = RAGU
Was dressed in (4) = WORE

Rich cake (6) = GATEAUX
Austrian composer (6) = MAHLER

Price (4) = COST
Cry of success (6) = EUREKA

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