Solution to Solvers

Oxford detective fiction

Edmund CRISPIN – The MOVING TOYSHOP – Professor FEN

Colin DEXTER – LAST SEEN WEARING – Inspector MORSE

Robert ROBINSON – LANDSCAPE WITH DEAD DONS – Inspector AUTUMN

ACROSS

1          ALKALI; Cal Kali

4          GODDESS; oddeR S in GS

9          TSAMBAS; mast (rev.) + bIas

12        THEOBALD; ba in the old

15        MARG; MarS G

17        AERIE; Eire A (all rev.)

19        FEN; fen(d)

20        RESAY; resP(r)ay

21        UPROARS; anag. inc. I

22        MYAL; my al(l)

24        TIER; tiNe r

26        DICE-COAL; D + a in ice-colD

28        STARNIE; S tarn i.e.

30        NAIL SET; ails in netE

31        TIE-INS; anag. inc. X

DOWN

1          ALTOS; hidden

2          ADMEN; D in Tame n

3          ICA; acE I (all rev.)

5          OPULENCE; U L in oR pence

6          DWAM; d waRm

7          STERNA; stern a

8          SHAGGY; agOg in shy

10        BOHEA; he in boa

11        VAISYA; VA is + Bay (rev.)

13        HERREN; err in hen

14        BEFRINGE; fIring in bee

16        ARECA; ace raN (all rev.)

17        AUTUMN; tum in Au n

18        EPIZOA; zip (rev.) + 0 in ea

22        MORSE; S in more

23        LEEPS; Sleeps

25        RAIL; r a il(l)

27        LION; I in lOon

29        TOT; ToNt(0)

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