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23. ACROSS 1. York­shire-born ac­tress with roles in tele­vi­sion se­ries in­clud­ing Ever De­creas­ing Cir­cles with Richard Bri­ers, The Bor­row­ers and Down­ton Abbey (6) Au­thor of the best-sell­ing book se­ries of all time who later wrote The Ca­sual Va­cancy and, un­der the pen name Robert Galbraith, The Cuckoo’s Call­ing (7) ______ and 25 Down; Cock­ney rhyming slang for stairs (6) As­ter­oid dis­cov­ered in 1847 named af­ter the Greek god­dess of youth and cup-bearer for the gods of Olym­pus (4) Chem­i­cal el­e­ment, atomic num­ber 3 which is the light­est of the al­kali met­als (7) Pig­ment ejected by most species of cephalo­pod in­clud­ing cut­tle­fish, oc­to­pus and squid in or­der to con­fuse a preda­tor and es­cape (3) Genus or Latin name of holly (4) Writer and for­mer host of Room 101 who is one of the team cap­tains on Have I Got News for You (6) Rule such as that by Pythago­ras stat­ing that the square on the hy­potenuse of a right-an­gled tri­an­gle is equal in area to the sum of the squares on the other two sides (7) Ital­ian dis­trict and the name of the old­est of the four bridges span­ning the Grand Canal, men­tioned in Wil­liam Shake­speare’s The Mer­chant of Venice (6) King ofWes­sex who ruled from 802 un­til his death in 839 (6) The _____; magazine with con­trib­u­tors in­clud­ing physi­cian James Le Fanu and il­lus­tra­tor Ray­mond Briggs that was launched by Richard In­grams in 1992 (5) Scot­tish ac­tor who starred as ObiWan Kenobi in The Phantom Men­ace, At­tack of the Clones and Re­venge of the Sith (8) 24. For­mer Rus­sian chess grand­mas­ter who moved to Paris in 1975 and played for France in the 1984 Olympics (7) 26. Sub­ject of a se­ries of paint­ings by

Im­pres­sion­ist Edgar De­gas (6)

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