Puzzletome Crossword Puzzles

November 2012 Monthly Crossword
Movement

This month's puzzle recognises a growing movement, and illustrates it with notable examples at the asterisked clues. Each of these (clued without definition) refers to half of an answer, with the other half being required for grid entry. An appropriate hidden word will be revealed in the final grid and should be submitted with the solution.
Grid
Across
1 Force down into a dense endless spiral? (6)
4 * Dry (in drinking terms) moving right along (8)
10 Tolerated including 6 down after one note raised (9)
11 Beyond doubt sacrificing dead British Queen (5)
12 Row one is allowed to start trailing out (5)
13 Flat fish I walked into - yes, it's slapstick (3,6)
14 Encircle lover running to be held (7)
16 Spotted taking time out getting drunk for 21d? (6)
18 Predominantly causing damage to a bit of fruit? (6)
20 National ale contest is run by Independent outside (7)
22 FYI: dressed all backwards with dated trimming... oh go on then! (2,3,4)
23 Agonises as revolutionary leader is captured (5)
25 Indian truncheon bashing into guerilla thieves (5)
26 Shakes for cinema mogul without Gold Blend (9)
27 Something memorable - flaming Oscar temporarily given (8)
28 Writer's nervous - output now starts to flag (6)
Down
1 * Slice of imagination - boy brought up (8)
2 * Speak about small metric measurement (5)
3 Fiendishly repeat lie with runner selling spirit (15)
5 Given the last bit due? (7)
6 Desperately naive cover notes of old standards (15)
7 Elastic on man bit? (9)
8 Streets bring in singer Mr Charles for Runaways (6)
9 * Jack of Spades East captured (6)
15 In code name retyped "Charlie Foxtrot" (9)
17 * Nearly All Black/England riot on the fringes (8)
19 Presently gathering high carbon trace (7)
20 Synchronised between director Burton and Elfman, primarily (2,4)
21 * Second in hand to fold, regretfully (6)
24 * Keel's Kismet debut replaced by learner (5)