TBD 57 crossword

crossword

Across
1. Gaiman immortal. (7)
6. Statuesque purveyor of Turkish delight. (5)
8. Blake's crewman returns to find Captain Taylor's girl. (4)
9.&37a. He waits where a wild winter ghost need haunt. (3,5,5,3,4)
12. Dust collects repeatedly in loose hoose. (4)
13. Flying aid for an elephant? (3)
14. Discretion, in a sense. (5)
17. See 26d.
20. Cool and precise, it ups the ante. (4)
21. Comic bees get in shape. (7)
23. He's the daddy! (4)
25. Crazy girl. (5)
27. Also make an appropriate change. (5)
29. Home to maidens, pirates and giants. (3)
30. Jewel is hidden in top alcove. (4)
33. Educational toy for newcomers at Hogwarts? (5,3,5)
35. Right up against it. (4)
36. Apply headgear perhaps made of swords, shadows or gold. (5)
35. Right up against it. (4)
36. Apply headgear perhaps made of swords, shadows or gold. (5)
37. See 9a.

Down
1. Bury the news of Tom and Ben's entanglement. (6)
2. It's a hoot, really, when Godzilla's in the house. (4)
3. Night, girls. (4)
4. Chemist discards nitrogen in frustrated anger. (4)
5. Hot stove in Sagan novel. (3)
6. In armed combat, a righteous man carries a ring. (5)
7. Orb inset in dessert. (6)
10. Storytelling commenced when ration ran out. (9)
11. Take your medicine. (4)
13. Sound scared, but cope. (3)
15. Latin year. (4)
16. Flirtatious pudding. (4)
18. See 26d.
19. Chilly fellow. (4)
22. Might poem help to clear debts? (3)
23. Can inexperienced spacer go the distance? (6)
24. Young courtier is included in book. (4)
26.&17a&18d. Examine magic orb like cowardly lion, to find direction. (6,5,4)
28. Nominal favour. (5)
30. Ancient city was a great work. (4)
31. Familiar literary state. (4)
32. Altogether at the outset, singing! (4)
34. Homer is a one-note singer. (3)