01 April 2017
Shakespeare crossword

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ACROSS

1/4  Eastern chiefs' equal suggest this puzzle's thematic dramatist (6,4)

   7  Gloucester's son died in storm, travelling west (5)

11  Antony's wife destroyed Cato the Roman way (7)

12  A Roman soldier or containing a great number (9)

13  Ain't it odd? A Queen falling for an ass (7)

14  Page turned over in English tome (4)

15  Largest continent (4)

17  "... have thorns, and silver fountains mud" (Sonnet 15) (5)

19  Guys won raid deviously -- one killed by Macbeth (5,6)

21  Synonym of 6 Down (7)

23  King of Sicilia established Christmas should be rejected (7)

27  Master of the Revels at public house with Aristotle, drunk (11)

28  Spirit which antenna suggests (5)

30  "there shall be done a ... of dreadful note" (Macbeth) (4)

31  Queen's attendant brought back dress (4)

33  In France the cow and the clown (7)

36  Theme's mother would marry Edna, perhaps (4,5)

37  Beastly predecessor to Pope Victor Two? (7)

38  Governor of Tarsus revealing swindle about the French (5)

39  Outer direction of Sicilian lord (4)

40  Queen of the Goths appearing in Hippolyta moral (6)

 

DOWN

   1  Try those out at cottage location (8)

   2  Manorial grounds (7)

   3  ... Whately, star of Lewis (5)

   5  Say, "The Love" in France is for Silvia's confidant (8)

   6  "To do a great ..., do a little wrong" (The Merchant of Venice) (5)

   7  Attendant's sore back (4)

   8  Knight will storm round troubled lands (9)

   9  Polonius' servant with read-only make-up! (8)

10  Variety of apple (4)

16  A cabin rebuilt for Cassio's love (6)

18  Lord getting credit on nothing in concession (6)

19  Sailing boat (5)

20  Diving bird (5)

22  Source of fruit and oil (5,4)

24  Large-scale outbreak of a disease (8)

25  He borrows from Shylock and is not half a singer! (8)

26  South African shrub; the juice of its leaves is used as a cosmetic (4,4)

29  Villain with one account -- getting him nothing (7)

32  Tried again (5)

33  "To gild refined gold, to paint the ..." (King John) (4)

34  Instrument played for Sebastian's sister (5)

35  "Give me a gash, put me to present ..." (Pericles) (4)

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