May 2017 Slot 6 (Coming Down!) by Betelgeuse
Seven perimeter words. of lengths 3, 6, 7, 8, 9 , 9 and 3 11 (not in that order), run from the top left hand corner of the grid clockwise. Each one has a closely associated word concealed in the grid. The associated words have secondary indications but no definitions.
Please note that the perimeter words will not be shown correctly in the acknowledgement e-mail.