TBD 56 crossword

crossword

Across:
1. I heard they climbed right up the building, but it was probably a lie. (4,7)
8. Exclaim, or proceed to be quiet? (4)
9. First man stops the river. (4)
10. Hot new superhero sees weaker rival lag behind. (4,4)
12. Borrowed for Easter? (4)
13. Does this fraggle go faster? (3)
14. I haven't had a turn since ages... (3)
16. Exiles trilogy author. (4)
17. Speaker wisely delays rap, but is left motionless. (9)
21. West of Harry Harrison is a way out for Anne Rice. (4)
22. Graveyard tree. (3)
23. Stop me if you've heard this one before. (3)
25. Permutation City author. (4)
27. Have mercy, Ben - altered men fear the Doctor... (8)
28. ...and that little dog, too. (4)
29. Old letter, they say, is smuggled to Star Wars world. (4)
30. Does Max object fiercely to new bypass plans? (4,7)

Down:
1. Beaten, Poe revealed a lethal letter. (4,4,5)
2. Dianic, or just cheesy? (5)
3. Halfheartedly edit initial piece. (5)
4. Actual or virtual? (7)
5. In old legal terms, equal. (4)
6. Any corpse might have been a person who mattered. (8)
7. Frustrated gunner still seeks chances of victory. (5,2,6)
11. Equipment, drugs or machinery. (4)
15. Surgeon or telephonist? (8)
16. Exist. (2)
18. Feminine article. (2)
19. Muscles deluded runaway, I'm told. (7)
20. Patriarchal lord. (4)
23. Real disease apparent in placebo lab. (5)
24. Crucial mistake in terror attack. (5)
26. Refuse to speak to Ulysses' companion again. (4)