October 2012 crossword


Crossword template for July 2012

by gizmo

One clue isn’t cryptic, but a quotation from Shakespeare describing the character whose name is the answer

Across

1, 30 Setting people on fire - some novelty event! (4,4)
3 Confiscated money held then given out in instalments (10)
10 Debutantes get around, but won't be seen in this part of London (4,3)
11 Experienced bridge player has enough diamonds (7)
12 Rules about desecrating idol done away with (4,3)
[[b|13]] Quote me about this sort of medicine (6)
15 Useful present on birthday, at last (5)
16 Inca texts translated - they should prompt some reaction (9)
18, 23 They go around burning weeds! (9,6)
21 French writer of note returns, playing part of Moor? (5)
23 see 18ac
25 Football icon is small - fits inside old soldier's cloak (7)
27 Religious leader has two grand stashed in Roman city (7)
28 Stuff, perhaps butter, spread around on cheese (7)
29 Ornate chariot driven carelessly about in Nebuchadnezzar's capital (10)
30 see 1ac

Down

1 Patch applied by Bill that can set things to rights (10)
2 Sea snake first caught by Thorpe, perhaps (7)
4 Faculty women tend to be silly (9)
5 Perhaps son is given girl's name (5)
6 Licking priest not a deviant (7)
7 Vast number found unwell in Israel (7)
8 These clothes are no good! (4)
14 Fool cut short by judge when making claim (10)
17 She makes hungry where most she satisfies (9)
19 Lightweight faces ruin at school (7)
20 Bank reported on Head of Studies at posh English girls' school (7)
21 Labor leader moves into classy joint (6)
22 Part of mosaic sets poorly and takes a long time (7)
24 Wave, or swell? (5)
26 Hope China can provide environment for exporters (4)

July 2012 solution

Crossword solution for July 2012