TBD 41 crossword

crossword

Across:
1: Argonaut hero. (5)
4: This lends gravity to religion. (4)
7: Tellytubby's turn to bounce up and down. (4)
9: Loyally correct. (4)
10: Base of operations (abbr). (2)
11: Nasal protruberance. (5)
13: Pay him for pies, perhaps, at the gates of dawn. (5)
15: Watched. (4)
17: Swirling corona loses ring effect, resembling a little seed. (5)
19: Words never spoken, international organisation reported. (6)
23: Get amorous in a trench. (3)
24: Peers round the corner, looking for adventure. (5)
26: Open up in search of secrets. (3)
27: To whom aliens wish to be taken. (6)
29: It might light Pater carefully to bed. (5)
30: Generous dose of poetry. (4)
32: Awkward, mouthy teenager drops first mug when searching for vessel which might provide eternal prize. (5)
34: Strange lingo spoken by Gimli's father. (5)
37: Country in EU; kingdom, not republic. (2)
38: Venerable jewel of history. (4)
39: Neighbour of 37 has quite an atmosphere, they say. (4)
40: Near perfect absence of light. (4)
41: Authors wrote strange accounts of Orthanc or Babel. (5)

Down:
1: Author of the Titan trilogy. (4,6)
2: Military or medical procedures (abbr.) (3)
3: Style sometimes favoured by Lewis Carroll and Robert Sheckley. (8)
4: The projection into this dimension of an immensely powerful intelligent being, which conducts experiments by running around in wheels. (5)
5: Mischievous spirits I left to peel away layers. (6)
6: A prison of dangerous geometry. (4)
8: Leave the game. (2)
12: Cite definite quantity, not to be exceeded. (5)
14: Cyberpunk author and mathematician. (4,6)
16: Amount owed should be here now. (3)
18: Has to wait, I hear, to prompt with stick. (3)
20: Arrange test rink for skating in new webbed undergarment. (3,5)
21: Source of wood for a magical wardrobe. (5)
22: Anger grows in the empire. (3)
25: One who makes money at it. (3)
28: Patterned, perhaps for folding. (6)
31: Condiment container shaped enemy of the Thals. (5)
33: No man returns to prophesy. (4)
35: Io returns shouting. (2)
36: New computer bug. (3)