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HOW TO PLAY

When you com­plete the crossword, the let­ters on the shaded squares, read­ing from left to right, top to bot­tom, will spell the mys­tery word.

ACROSS

1. Fairy­tale pair, – and Gre­tel 5. Flower, Michael­mas – 8. UK royal race­course 10. Singly, one at a –

12. Na­tional song 13. Ex­am­iner of ac­counts

14. Fin­ish, reach the –

15. Oys­ter gems 18. Mends socks, eg 21. Gar­ment, win­ter –

22. Close friends 24. Wan­der for plea­sure

26. Weary, fa­tigue 27. Fe­male sheep 28. Push, – the but­ton 29. Mus­ter­ing rope 31. Metal con­tainer 33. Em­bel­lished 35. Prefer­able, – op­tion

37. Op­er­atic solo 38. Call up, – mem­o­ries 39. In­di­rect com­ment

40. Night vi­sions

DOWN

2. From Ja­pan or China, eg 3. Cast off 4. En­dur­ing, a – legacy 5. Span­ish no­ble­man 6. Al­lures 7. Starry

9. Pest fish, Euro­pean – 11. Bar­man’s pes­tle, eg 14. Dis­charge in dis­grace

16. Act in swag­ger­ing man­ner

17. Beer tankard 19. Aided

20. Tree fluid 23. Rouses from sleep

25. Sagged

30. Ed­i­ble tu­ber 32. Di­alect

34. Back of the neck 36. Movie, All About –

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