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ACROSS 11. English hous­ing re­former who co-founded the National Trust (4) 12. Author of The Pic­ture of Do­rian Gray, Lady Win­der­mere’s Fan and The Im­por­tance of Be­ing Earnest, who died in ex­ile (5) 13. Graphic artist who de­signed the cover of Pink Floyd’s al­bum The Dark Side of the Moon (10) 14. SI base unit of ther­mo­dy­namic tem­per­a­ture, named af­ter the math­e­mat­i­cal physi­cist who de­vel­oped it (6) 15. The _________; pop group con­sist­ing of Frankie Sand­ford, Mol­lie King, Rochelle Humes, Una Healy and Vanessa White (9) 16. Wa­ter­course flow­ing through 11 coun­tries; the long­est river in the world (4) 17. Lan­cashire-born artist noted for his stylised de­pic­tions of in­dus­trial land­scapes and “match­stick men” in works such as Com­ing Out of School and Go­ing to Work (5) 19. Ital­ian Baroque painter whose 1640 work Phi­los­o­phy bears the Latin in­scrip­tion trans­lat­ing as: “Keep silent un­less what you are go­ing to say is more im­por­tant than si­lence” (4) 20. Scot­tish en­gi­neer whose im­prove­ments to the ef­fi­ciency of the New­comen steam engine pro­pelled the de­vel­op­ment of the In­dus­trial Rev­o­lu­tion (4) 21. Com­poser noted for his set­ting of Wil­liam Blake’s poem And did those feet in an­cient time (5) 25. Type of plant used for flavour­ing,

perfume or medicine (4) 27. Small saucer-shaped veg­eta­bles with scal­loped edges in the sum­mer squash fam­ily (9) 29. The mytho­log­i­cal Greek muse of com­edy and pas­toral po­etry (6) 31. Car­ni­vore in the weasel fam­ily known col­lec­tively as a cete or a colony (6) 32. Di­rec­tor whose films in­clude Alien, Blade Run­ner, Glad­i­a­tor, Black Hawk Down and Prometheus (5) 34. High-speed rail ser­vice trans­port­ing pas­sen­gers through the ‘Chun­nel’ from Eng­land to France (8)

35. The scal­ing of for­ti­fied walls or ram­parts by means of lad­ders (8) 37. In archery and shoot­ing, a di­vi­sion of the tar­get next to the bull’s-eye and a shot which strikes such (5) 38. Sec­ond-largest city in Den­mark (6)

40.____ __ Panda; 2008 DreamWorks an­i­ma­tion fea­tur­ing the voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoff­man, Ian McShane, An­gelina Jolie and Jackie Chan (4,2) 41. Eques­trian high-jump event (9) 44. Scot­tish Gaelic name for Scot­land; also the Latin word for white (4) 45. Aus­tralian col­oratura so­prano opera singer with var­i­ous foods cre­ated in her hon­our by Au­guste Es­coffier (5) 47. ____ Cor­po­ra­tion; fic­tional com­pany in Wile E Coy­ote and the Road Run­ner Looney Tunes car­toons (4) 49. For­mal train­ing place for Ja­panese mar­tial arts (4) 50. Co­me­dian and screen­writer who played Mar­jorie Dawes, Bub­bles DeVere and Vicky Pol­lard in

Lit­tle Bri­tain (5) 54. A ter­mi­na­tion com­mand in IT; also to re­lin­quish the lead in bridge (4) 56. For­mer hep­tath­lete and 400m sprinter who com­peted in the 2004 and 2008 Sum­mer Olympic Games for Great Bri­tain (9) 58. One of the 12 an­i­mals in the Chi­nese zodiac (6) 60. Bi­ol­o­gist spe­cial­is­ing in the clas­si­fi­ca­tion of or­gan­isms into groups based on shared char­ac­ter­is­tics (10) 61. Fi­brous ma­te­rial used for caulk­ing wooden ships (5) 62. Mem­brane be­hind the cornea which gives an eye its colour (4) DOWN 1. Come ____ With Me; cook­ery re­al­ity game show nar­rated by David Lamb (4)

2. Plant in the pea fam­ily with tri­fo­li­ate leaves, also called sham­rocks (6)

3. 1988 com­edy film star­ring Arnold Sch­warzeneg­ger and Danny DeVito (5)

4. Pol­icy ini­ti­ated by leader Mikhail Gor­bachev in 1985 (8)

5. Type of me­dieval il­lus­trated com­pen­dium of fab­u­lous an­i­mals (8) 6. Small white patch of hair on a horse’s face un­der the poll and fore­lock (4) 7. Move­ment pi­o­neered by artists in­clud­ing Andy Warhol, Peter Blake, Roy Licht­en­stein and Jasper Johns (3,3) 8. Take in and graze live­stock in ex­change for pay­ment (5) 9. The Greek Muse of astron­omy (6) 10. Tem­po­rary hur­dle on a race­course (4) 18. From the Ital­ian mean­ing “work”, a drama set to mu­sic (5) 20. Author of The Age of In­no­cence (7) 22. In­dian side dish of yo­gurt flavoured with cu­cum­ber, mint and co­rian­der (5) 23. 1960 Stan­ley Kubrick film (9) 24. Com­mon name of a highly fra­grant Ori­en­tal hy­brid lily (9) 26. Term for the changes in rules of the Stock Ex­change in­sti­tuted in 1986, abol­ish­ing the dis­tinc­tion be­tween job­bers and bro­kers (3,4) 28. Stem of as­para­gus or broc­coli (5) 30. Coun­try with a red and white national flag in hor­i­zon­tal stripes (7)

32. The Big _____; the first Philip Mar­lowe novel by Ray­mond Chan­dler (5) 33. Min­eral also called peri­dot (7) 36. French cook­ery term mean­ing to fry lightly and quickly in a lit­tle hot fat (5) 39. Shadow cast by a ce­les­tial body (5) 42. Law term for a pub­lic speech in­tended to in­spire in­sur­rec­tion (8) 43. Danseur who chore­ographed De­bussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi

d’un faune (8) 46. For­mula One driver cur­rently signed to McLaren (6) 48. Raceme of the hazel or wil­low (6) 51. Ital­ian re­gion, cap­i­tal Peru­gia (6) 52. Race­course that fea­tures an an­nual Gold Cup meet (5) 53. First of eight par­ry­ing po­si­tions in fenc­ing; also a sec­tion in a cy­cle race of­fer­ing a spe­cial prize or points (5) 55. The 24th Nato codeword (1-3) 57. ____, Shoots & Leaves; book by Lynne Truss (4) 59. Ox­ford Univer­sity stu­dent mag­a­zine founded in 1892 (4)

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