TBD 72 crossword

crossword

Across:
1. Please overact energetically to raise the roof like this Clarke invention. (5,8)
6. Perfect darkness. (9)
8. Mr. President, or Mr. Sapien? (3)
9. Greek letter in linguistic mixing bowl. (2)
10. Boy rushes back to meet you in American city, perhaps for awards ceremony. (6)
12. I let Io rock. (6)
14. Boy gets confused over garment... (3)
16. ...and finds himself all squeaky and light-headed! (2)
17. Cooking vessel. (7)
18. Urban genre. (2)
20. It delivers a small explosion. (3)
21. As spoken by 13d. in Memphis..? (6)
24. Sentinel is made of newspaper. (6)
27. Computer is slothful. (2)
28. Girl is confused over her purpose... (3)
29. ...regarding ogre I mull over with familiar fantasy director. (9)
31. Drew won verbal conflict, perhaps evidence of superior design in this place. (5,3,5)

Down:
1. Physicist and author remembered in poem not initially understood. (5)
2. There's something fishy about returning medic. (3)
3. Writer Moon or Hand. (9)
4. Glass found in gravitron. (5)
5. Roll around or into a ball... (5)
7. ...to begin with, it might please a monarch. (3)
8. Central line for 5d. (4)
11. Looks right, I'm told. (3)
12. Judicial statement. (1,2,3,3)
13. Fairy fellow is divided about getting high. (3)
15. Made haste in Kurosawa epic. (3)
16. Cut down, I hear, the source of shade. (3)
18. Lippy girl of a different species. (3)
19. I've gone east to meet this girl. (4)
22. Resale value of weapon is low after energy has been drained. (5)
23. Move forward into... (5)
25. ...clear space within much talked-about town. (3)
26. Reduced robot. (5)
30. Focused self like short science assistant. (3)