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18. ACROSS 1. English au­thor noted for his mil­lion­word-long cy­cle of 12 nov­els A Dance to the Mu­sic of Time, which in­cludes Casanova’s Chi­nese Restau­rant and Books Do Fur­nish a Room (6) Edi­ble fun­gus found in France, Italy and parts of Eng­land, con­sid­ered a culi­nary del­i­cacy (7) The cap­i­tal of the Cana­dian prov­ince Saskatchewan; also the Latin word for queen (6) First aired in 1967, the BBC’s flag­ship arts tele­vi­sion pro­gramme re­placed by Imag­ine in 2003 (7) Three Billy Goats _____; one of the sto­ries in Peter Chris­ten As­b­jørnsen and Jør­gen Moe’s col­lec­tion Nor­we­gian Folk­tales (5) Pay­ment to the holder of a patent or copy­right for the right to use their in­tel­lec­tual prop­erty (7) Scot­tish foot­baller who man­aged Manch­ester United from 1945-69, dur­ing which time he sur­vived a plane crash and later led his team to win the Euro­pean Cup in 1968 (5) Film di­rec­tor who coined the phrase “MacGuf­fin” and is re­mem­bered for films in­clud­ing The 39 Steps, Strangers on a Train, Psy­cho and The Birds (9) 19. Sec­ond-largest city in Es­to­nia (5) 20. The long­est river in Bri­tish Columbia; the 22nd prime min­is­ter of Aus­tralia; or the Aus­tralian swim­mer who was the first to win gold in the 100 me­tres freestyle at three suc­ces­sive Olympics (6) Fragrant es­sen­tial oil ex­tracted from the petals of the damask rose, chiefly in Bul­garia (5) 24. Pro­tec­tive pad of sheep­skin or cloth

placed un­der a sad­dle (6) 28. High-grade va­ri­ety of large-leaf black tea from the is­land coun­try called Cey­lon un­til 1972 (6,5) Mediter­ranean herb in the mint fam­ily, the es­sen­tial oil of which is used in aro­mather­apy, bi­nom­i­nal name Melissa of­fic­i­nalis (5,4) 34. Ger­man en­graver and painter who cre­ated the Apoc­a­lypse se­ries of 15 wood­cuts and Me­len­co­lia I, which fea­tures a magic square (5) Greek god­dess of vic­tory (4)

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