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18. ACROSS 1. British author and journalist who wrote a 13 Across of novels set in France and later books including Devil May Care, A Week in December and Jeeves and the Wedding Bells (6) Legendary creature with the head and wings of an eagle and the body of a lion, three of which are depicted on the blazon of Trinity College, Oxford (7) The fifth wife of Henry VIII, married in 1540 aged approximately 19, beheaded in 1542 (6) UK prime minister 1955-57 (4) Group of three connected novels, plays or films (7) Political theory developed by and named for the Russian revolutionary who served as the first Premier of the Soviet Union from 1918-24 (8) ______ Friday; 1972 children’s novel by Mary Rodgers that was adapted into a film starring Jodie Foster in 1976 and in 2003 starring Jamie Lee Curtis (6) Subject of a television series that was created in 1986 by designer Jeff Banks, which he hosted with Selina Scott and Caryn Franklin (7) Every ______ You Take; song written by Sting that was released by The Police in 1983 (6) Generic term for a colour such as duck egg, rose, lavender, lemon, baby pink or baby blue (6) 20. Section of the human body
containing the femur (5) 22. 1947 Blandings Castle novel by PG Wodehouse (4,4) In orthography, a combination of two letters such as ey, sh or ph, used to express a single sound (7) 25. ______ Schnitzel; traditional Viennese dish of veal dressed in beaten eggs and breadcrumbs and fried until crisp and golden (6) 26. Evergreen tree of the genus Picea such as the 9,550-year-old example in Sweden nicknamed Old Tjikko (6) 29. One of four films in the James Bond series starring Pierce Brosnan (9) According to an old English nursery rhyme, the day on which Solomon Grundy got married (9)