TBD 52 crossword

crossword

Across:

1: Luke calls the police. (5)
4: Sometime enemy of Eastasia. (7)
9: Wild grasslands. (6)
11: Girls run round looking for potato substitute. (4)
14: That man sounds amused. (2)
15: Raise a glass to author Tepper. (5)
18: Upset 1a, perhaps. (9)
21: Rest unreliably. (3)
22: A lot of fuss about a party? (3)
23: Britain according to the Romans. (6)
25: Binary components. (4)
28: Stolen paperwork reveals Iím onto Dune act. (13)
31: Central part of the system. (4)
32: Jewel set in twisted silver. (6)
36: Mischief-maker in chimpanzee cage. (3)
39: Thereís controversy over eating mutated Mog. (3)
40: Is old computer game a danger to Earth, as editors curiously believe? (9)
44: Orbital perspective. (5)
46: Samís holographic helper. (2)
47: Inheritors of the Earth, according to HG Wells. (4)
48: Odysseus startles sirens. (6)
51: Adversary slips and eventually repents. (7)
52: Giant moon. (5)

Down:

1: Terrorist inconsiderately flings a dry egg at the house. (6,7)
2: A pirateís favourite dance. (5)
3: Short record. (2)
4: A sign that the fish has it all backwards. (4)
5: Political activists work by candlelight. (abbr.) (2)
6: Lease creative artistís equipment. (5)
7: Anti-zombie powder. (3)
8: See strange aeons via linin structures, revealing threat to Earth. (5,8)
10: A sound discovery. (3)
12: That I exist is elementary. (2)
13: Miserably geeky. (3)
16: Old priest. (3)
17: South American river. (3)
19: Hover over weaver. (4)
20: Given a role in life. (5)
24: Hit small mammal. (3)
26: Homes, perhaps, to the roc or phoenix. (5)
27: Eventful tree. (3)
29: Run around with a vase. (3)
30: See Persian ruler in a mirror. (4)
33: May giddy girl have a twin? (3)
34: King of France. (3)
35: Bird popularised in heraldry. (5)
37: Homerís bartender. (3)
38: Professional in plane or spaceship. (5)
41: Pastry is acidic. (4)
42: Nightmare tree. (3)
43: Act, perhaps violently. (2)
45: Rest on the pool table. (3)
49: Indefinite girl, itís said. (2)
50: The road to Heaven? (abbr.) (2)