Answers to clues in italics are pie (13), as (15), unled (22) and heel (27). In each case it is necessary to PUT IN AN APPEARANCE (32 10) to create the grid entry. Definitions of thematic entries are 3, 16, 40 and 12.
First prize Belinda Bridgen, London NW8
Runners-up A.L. James, Winchester, Hants; P.J.W. Gregson, Amersham, Bucks