TBD 51 crossword

crossword

Across
1. Wriggle, stomp, bite lots, just don't fall in! (10,3)
9. Beat the competition. (3)
10. See 35a.
11. See 8d.
12. Hear Valentino is unsteady. (5)
13. Badly drawn kin. (3)
16. Girl one would have known, so it's said. (3)
17. Sum up and stereotype angry Hitchcock heroine. (6)
20. Brave new drug is found in so many places! (4)
22. Troop manager in Sauron's army, perhaps. (3,6)
24. Can Dan read properly? (4)
26. Belittle throughout the journey. (6)
27. Expression of fierceness. (3)
28. Shy fish. (3)
29. Race round the opera? (5)
32. Desert planet. (4)
33. Use it or fry it. (6)
34. Remain in position. (3)
35 & 10a. Graphic novel fits high gothic, creative ideas about death. (3,4,4,2,6)

Down
1. Delivered a memo or a love letter to make a point. (8)
2. Nonsense! Who has the slithey vote? (4)
3. Possesses. (4)
4. Oscar-nominated rodent hero. (6,5)
5. I hear Ripley reduces a logarithm. (2)
6. Ike's worried because Scot is ill. (4)
7. Author who first made a vampire of Byron. (8)
8 & 11a. Graphic heroine sees precious ark glint, but is more interested in water. (4,4)
11. Hastily dancing into the bar in search of a drink. (3,3,5)
14. Short war was longer than intended. (3)
15. Employer. (5)
16. French river goes before. (5)
18. Shuffled, griped or bitched about breakfast. (8)
19. Sporting team (abbr.) (2)
21. January might instill resolve to turn over the calendar. (1,3,4)
23. Of German origin, perhaps. (2)
25. Silver and oxygen in times long past. (3)
28. Philosopher described as being “a real pissant who was very rarely stable”. (4)
29. Oppositional relative. (4)
30. And your little dog, too! (4)
31. Tide comes back in to wash away words in sand. (4)
34. Be quiet shortly. (2)