Just a few left...
Good news after prison escape? It comes as a surprise (8) -O-F-U-- (COUNFOUND?)
Day that conspirator perches on tree (8) -I-N-M-N (CINNAMON?)
Like a cricket bat in a match (7) S-L-C--
Trick gets mug (4) T-A- (TRAP? TEAS?)
Thanks for any ideas - sorry for asking so many, am waiting to be shot down, but I have done quite a few myself!