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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)

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