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BYLINE TIMES CROSSWORD #13set by Dr DivaNovember 2021

Across

    1  Ask if position is used to gather data (7,7)

    8  Please Harry without feeling (6)

  12  Papers showed the way but did nothing (5)

  13  Unlawfully got hold of Oscar after petition during film (8)

  14  Metropolitan elite, for starters, are refined (6)

  16  Public broadcasts call sin out (5-3)

  17  Unexpectedly appearing to disrupt vet’s audition (12)

  18  Turn round a thick, flat piece of wood (5)

  19  Meteoric fall of leading actor after filming (8,4)

  25  No experience of savoury fruit (5)

  26  Wise partner holding retrograde beliefs after losing husband is mysterious (8)

  27  File of Gunners’ latest info (4)

  30  Judge unexpectedly audited mix-up with carjack regularly (10)

  31  Is Eleanor briefly able to be working with one or more tubes of food? (10)

  33  Bet Hungarian dandy hates Esztergom centre (4)

  34  Academic performed turn with mice, but not me (8)

  35  Plagued by inflexibility (5)

  38  Cheapest way to travel’s to go on a trip with top accommodation (7,5)

  39  Tired-looking flower. One that has too much water inside? (5)

  42  Going to where string is unofficially discussed (3,3,6)

  45  Told a wonderful Aussie to take in old French copper? Perfect! (8)

  47  One trainee after another allegedly (6)

  48  A shoot’s almost routine for this capital (3,5)

  49  Very close to being sozzled (5)

  50  Cowardly to cry out as if hurt (6)

  51  Family at home with horse on tour of suitable environment (8,6)

Down

    1  Flexible woman’s a child of the 60s (6)

    2  Top consumers appear to be blossoming (6)

    3  Heeding ad and making secret plan (6,6)

    4  Memory of criminal in crime scene (12)

    5  Job tax (4)

    6  Routine end to first study on Revolution (10)

    7  Queen’s personal reference after Australia finds gas (5)

    9  Plan way to betray trust, such as final bit of treachery (8)

  10  Time to discover poetic muse (5)

  11  Force matters for crucial areas (8,6)

  15  Sad it could be serious (5)

  20  Bull! It’s about a level of proficiency of agents causing reaction (8)

  21  Japanese restaurant finally to keep meal (8)

  22  Government by someone knowledgeable near you (5,9)

  23  Perhaps Israelite heard – just in time – someone upstairs initially making a form of defence (8)

  24  Finish off filthy loo – possibly one in a range (8)

  28  Making order of nuns dismiss leader and pack jewellery (12)

  29  Regular traveller’s blog about alien rat (12)

  32  Tom’s support for children’s pastime (4,6)

  36  So far from hospital to take in flap about director leaving (8)

  37  Complete change from taking out churn without companion (1-4)

  40  Mostly fun spreading gunk before fighting with hands and feet (4,2)

  41  Taken by tender posturing (6)

  43  Critical of chubby bloke (5)

  44  Something chucked with broken brace (5)           

46 Wise men might attack German installations from the outset (4)