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ACROSS 11. Ei­ther of the two broth­ers cred­ited with in­vent­ing and build­ing the world’s first suc­cess­ful aero­plane and mak­ing the first pow­ered and sus­tained flight in such a ve­hi­cle (6) 12. English comic ac­tor re­mem­bered for his role as In­spec­tor Clouseau in the Pink Pan­ther se­ries of films (7) 13. One of the world’s old­est cities; host of the first mod­ern-day Olympic Games in 1896 (6) 14. Han ____; char­ac­ter por­trayed by Har­ri­son Ford in the Star Wars se­ries of movies with the Wook­iee co-pilot Chew­bacca (4) 15. South Amer­i­can coun­try that in­cludes the Galá­pa­gos Is­lands; cap­i­tal city Quito (7) 16. Ten­don at­tached to the soleus mus­cle named af­ter a mytho­log­i­cal hero killed by an ar­row shot to his heel by Paris (8) 17. First dis­cov­ered in 1877, the smaller and out­er­most satel­lites of Mars (6) 19. In­for­mal term for two slices of grilled bread with a fill­ing typ­i­cally con­sist­ing of melted cheese (7) 21. Celebrity chef whose tele­vi­sion se­ries and ac­com­pa­ny­ing books in­clude his Min­istry of Food and 15-Minute Meals (6) 23. Atom _______; nick­name for a

par­ti­cle ac­cel­er­a­tor (7) 26. A per­son who mends shoes or a baked fruit dessert with a crunchy top­ping (7) 28. Codeword used in in­ter­na­tional ra­dio com­mu­ni­ca­tion be­tween Novem­ber and Papa (5) 31. _________ and Broth­ers; a se­ries of 11 nov­els by CP Snow be­gin­ning with Time of Hope (9) 32. US tele­vi­sion se­ries based on a novel by Richard Hooker with char­ac­ters in­clud­ing Hawk­eye, BJ Hunnicutt and Hot Lips (1,1,1,1) 33. Swansea-born jour­nal­ist turned poet re­mem­bered for works in­clud­ing Un­der Milk Wood, based on the fic­tional fish­ing vil­lage Llareg­gub (6) 36. Dish of melted Swiss cheese served

with hunks of bread (6) 37. A ma­jor trib­u­tary of the Rhine (4)

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