Crossword No. 3460: Web by Arachne

Symmetry: None

Size: 204 cells

Theme:
Grid is a spider’s web and is roughly circular; half the 6-letter radial lights are jumbled, with outermost letters being initial letters of superfluous words in clues. Third ring from centre contains COMPUTER, URL, MODEM, INTERNET; fifth ring contains BUTTERFLY, LADYBIRD, FLY, BUMBLEBEE, GRASSHOPPER, GNAT, MOTH.

Prizewinners
G Mullineux (Bradford-on-Avon)
S R Rice (Tadworth)
Particia K Hill (seaford)
G F and N B Dixon (Southport)
Gordon Murray (St Helens)
R A England (Acton)