July 2012 Crossword


Crossword template for July 2012

by gizmo

Across

1 Flapper's dash of elfin charm (5)
4 Priestly garb Nick placed on Saint Bernard? (3,6)
9 Boring routine - or great excitement! (3)
10 Work reduced by half in research centre (3)
11 Very broad Indian possibly in charge (7)
12 You'll need money for this jumper! (4)
13 One's enthralled by clear view of back stairs, perhaps (4,6)
15 Shift No. Four makes this sort of money (6)
16 Lens, indeed, still mentioned (8)
17 Racists milling about in front of yard will find space in church (8)
20 Mogul's territories include part of Ireland (6)
23 Institutes once more have to check delays (10)
24 Tuber an ingredient of Xmas pudding (4)
27 Annoying smoker one abused (7)
28 Noise expected of a donkey but not right for a horse (3)
29 Charge into carnival, ignoring time (3)
30 Dwellings for Eastern fellows housed in camp! (9)
31 Sly character's wife left in frame (5)

Down

1 Police give warning cry about criminal leader (5)
2 Virgin is an obvious choice (7)
3 Sounds like complete depression (4)
4 Refuse chopped-up brie, offered among empty dishes (6)
5 Starts to conjure ecstatic responses in frenzied orgy in shop (7)
6 Six deliveries to store may be too much (10)
7 Wild eagle in descent (7)
8 Crook, shouting booze, lost head (9)
14 Questionable ideals Othello, for example, overturned with facility (6,4)
15 Absent-minded knight gets locked inside, has seizure (9)
18 Unable to do things with spine of bird (7)
19 Exchange Hotel not closing in this part of the settlement (5-2)
21 Tory leader, not right into scams at first, gives us warnings (3-4)
22 Bachelor, going inside, wickedly ogles balls (6)
25 Live and flourish without love (5)
26 Mushy peas involve a lot of fuss (4)

March 2012 solution

Crossword solution for March 2012