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BYLINE TIMES CROSSWORD #11set by Dr DivaSeptember 2021

Across

    1  Mark width of circle with 8 people called Simon (9)

    6  Crafts the latest awesome instruments (5,6)

  12  Confusingly Athens is home to barber’s shop for residents of another city (13)

  13  Speak enthusiastically following reduction in engineering cut (7)

  14  Beat critical officer (4,5)

  15  Uncompromising and troubling feud involving student’s large family (4-7)

  17  Reject call to look in pack for grinder (5)

  18  China rebuffed during lonesome struggle for peace (10)

  20  Name of joint is close to buttock’s original name (4)

  22  Open Gundog Centre (4)

  24  Gauge confusion of emir about stars pursued by police (10)

  26  Radical finally choosescore battlefront with city brothel (5)

  27  Drop connection with school, as it is co-ed (10)

  29  Dwelling of remarkable Roman dynasty (5,5)

  32  Verbal report about hearing upset Laura (5)

  33  Carol happy at sea? Unlikely to be true! (10)

  34  Embraced every bit of grant (4)

  36  Promises to take the piss out of City (4)

  37  Make mistake during appointment at the back of cottage, for example, or secondary abode (4-1-5)

  39  Very specific demand (5)

  42  Reviewing an extravagantly sharp bit of dressing (4,7)

  43  Lacked finance to kidnap leader of Oman? No evidence for that (9)

  45  Regularly – more even – overstuff shell with a kind of banknote, losing an unknown number (7)

  47  Community of someone close to Robin, maybe (13)

  48  Cheaply rents out family estate without being right about secret (11)

  49  Told bottom class to make changes (9)

Down

    1  Went out, being old-fashioned (5)

    2  Not the first type of worker admitting former partner is neutral (7)

    3  Send me up a recipe covered with fresh herb (8)

    4  Just in case, I lift off unsteadily without a strong defence of my actions (4-13)

    5  Way of locating new tower guards (5)

    6  Man’s opportunity to finally discuss spaces for relaxation (10)

    7  Top consumers work out excuse (7)

    8  Heard song before (3)

    9  Ignore tumbledown district (6)

  10  Getting on with a modifier of school or farm lodgings (8,5)

  11  Unlikely advice from Traffic Officer Plant? (9)

  16  Used to get a rise – negotiated for a Diocesan abbot (11,2,4)

  17  Design characteristics (5)

  19  Expert associated with mini marina? (7)

  21  Mayor feels cheated without core characters voicing agreement (4)

  23  Administers acid liberally without notice and sees the difference (13)

  25  Might be Kit Carson‘s shirt on Hip Hop artist? (7)

  28  Slick, but socially oddly lacking (4)

  30  Choose to expel ectopic implant (5)

  31  Try fine art modelling for companionship (10)

  32  A way of making thick Cockneys say how cracking a basic skill set’s overly upsetting (9)

  35  Objection of French copper trading places with king during assassination (8)

  38  Sea mammals liked playing with gulls’ wings (7)

  40  Like, QUICKLY etc (3,2,2)

  41  A place to live or play? (6)

  43  Lady upped game about becoming escort (5)

  44  Trick duck (5)

  46  Pick up line of eggs (3)