Puzzletome Crossword Puzzles

June 2020 Monthly Crossword
The Creator

The initial letters of across clues provide cryptic indications of 3 creations. The puzzle recognises the creator of these and many other similar items. Ten clues yield a solution that is half of an element of a creation, and the other half must be entered into the grid. Clue lengths refer to grid entries.
Grid
Across
7 Hash pipe newspaper covers around child (5)
8 Xray finally following burn, it's kindness (9)
10 Ring Jack Blaze (6)
11 Evil American charge deception (8)
12Vertical drop spoils return - axe perhaps? (4,4)
13 Optimise barrel's latest volume (4)
15 In writer, Calvin Klein found hole (7)
17 Lacking pace, escaped lag spies lake (7)
20 Extremes of Pluto lodestone for example? (4)
22 Long for chief to be up front to deal with this? (8)
25 Yahoo mail in fair trade routine (8)
26Rise while on little money (6)
27 Idyllic requests to soldier (9)
28 Owed amount from taxicab, illogically (5)
Down
1 Geometric pattern of clue to one professor (9)
2 Mop exciting site, providing ultimate thrill (8)
3 Fifty (+/-) without property (7)
4 Lean lakes let loose (8)
5 Concert for peacekeepers taking place, apparently (6)
6 A bit faint and up brewing (5)
9 Partially locked down finding root (4)
14 Seafood and alcohol (about 1000 litres) (9)
16 View crew suppressing agreement (8)
18 Duck heads below oscillating boom (8)
19 Chair for model with uniform removed from public transport (7)
21 Turn idiot around, minimal spin (6)
23 Far off (4)
24 Dull victory paid dividends (5)