Crosswords and puzzles
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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)