March 2012 Crossword


Crossword template for March 2012

by gizmo

Across

1 Poet/novelist’s earnest son (6)
4 English poet’s spleen working (6)
9 Copper finds freedom fighters have died (4)
10 German theologian’s awful wiener schnitzel Lenin passed up (10)
11 Queen of England is seen to turn a shade of yellow (6)
12 Prone to abstraction at visit he organized to hospital! (8)
13 Publisher gets to stand in time (9)
15 Shock when dwarf takes time off (4)
16 In the middle of sacred Israeli city (4)
17 Complain when college head’s chucked missile at lovely little piece (5,4)
21 Penny cooked knockout Irish and Russian pastries (8)
22 Wanderer returns, bearing east – such a genius! (6)
24 Bears, holding party in America, put on a new item of apparel (5,5)
25 Musical instrument half-broken (4)
26 Compliance with directions maintained by assistant (6)
27 Intellectual egghead who made room at the top! (6)

Down

1 French love this schmalzy novelist (7)
2 Poet composed rondeau without using “or” (5)
3 A boy in Narnia somehow unaesthetic, though not thin (7)
5 Former place of exile not south of peninsula? (6)
6 Bird I’ve almost taken on date badly needs to be smartened up (9)
7 Danish composer’s discordant lines on... (7)
8 ...romantic French writer getting cut (13)
14 Beat writer digs being read aloud (9)
16 Arab woodcutter who did well out of sesame! (3,4)
18 Ultimate recipient’s butt sure to be misshapen (3,4)
19 Greek character has drug for mythical queen of Thrace (7)
20 Composer’s work in China not quite finished (6)
23 I’ve no arrangement to produce last bit of book (5)

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