Puzzletome Crossword Puzzles

October 2012 Monthly Crossword
Father

1a/5a could be said to be the father of the theme.
Grid
Across
1,5To be deduced (7,7)
9 Start encompassed time frozen for seconds (5)
10 Act in Picture Pig dead right? (9)
11 Lord! One out caught by Thorny (bowled like the wind)? (9)
12 A big deal made of American flower (5)
13 John Wayne rode half of it round Britain (4)
15 24d to escape thus, climbing (4,4)
18 He's River, acting, and he's cold (8)
19 Embellish floor (4)
22 Perform well in Old Prison, to a large extent (5)
24 Mike Groves in experiment to direct badly (9)
26 Proves difficult to rein in actor Marvin in Night Stay (9)
27 24d cry without a trace of inhibition (5)
28 24d plays instrument and is entertaining at first (7)
29 Drunk, we tread with care (7)
Down
1 24d to give a false impression in answer (6)
2 Had hard hooligan help (2,7)
3 Dockings performed to slow the animal (5)
424d seedy air transport - right? Not quite! (4,5)
5 Swan Lake: final story has holes in it (5)
6 Mafia central to film - is editor prepared? (9)
7 Perform on screen etc., with an affliction (5)
8 Seen through hand-held, Esther is extremely advanced? (6)
14 Jackets (even designer) almost spell trouble clutching Oscar (9)
16 Company run wrecks set - it's to get to the wine (9)
17 Less noticeable relative to rear spoiler (9)
20 Glitterati judge film to be rigid (3-3)
21 Touch of salve on bare wound (6)
23 Secret Code grabs fourth award: believe it! (5)
24 Some time that is capturing a taste of variety? (5)
25 While filming opening? (5)