A selection of clues that refer to Rowling's magical world. Crack them, crossword wizards.
Times 24823: Spooner’s composer, more popular as subject of film? (5,6)
FT13209 (Alberich): For a spell, he can be relied on to pester one at the wheel! (5,6)
Guardian 25106 (Araucaria): Fictitious prison where king has a veto on extremes (7)
Guardian 25076 (Araucaria): Pass up Harry Potter coin for extra security (7) L_____T
Guardian 25123 (Mudd): No wizards should get face and legs jumbled up (7)
Sunday Times 4359: Herb Draco Malfoy initially scattered round a muggle's head (8) /* No HP knowledge required for solving - I like the surface. */
I got to know a day late that the Independent had a Potter-themed crossword on July 15. Archives aren't available so we can't see the crossword any longer – from the answers it looks like this would have been fun for Potter fans.
Try another themed crossword from the Guardian archives – Guardian 24043, by Paul.
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