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19. ACROSS 1. Born in Torquay in 1890, the best­selling au­thor of all time, whose books in­clude Death on the Nile, And Then ThereWere None and the book named in 50 Down (8) Liver­pool-born ac­tor who played the Doc­tor in Doc­tor Who for the long­est con­tin­u­ous pe­riod, and later be­came the nar­ra­tor of Lit­tle Bri­tain (5) Moon dis­cov­ered by Wil­liam Her­schel in 1787, named af­ter the king of the fairies in Shakespeare’s A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream (6) Coun­try with a blue and yel­low flag in two hor­i­zon­tal stripes; the largest coun­try by area en­tirely within Europe (7) Spin­dle in a watch; stanza of a poem; or a mix­ture of plas­ter of Paris and ce­ment used for tem­po­rary build­ing work (5) Cathe­dral city in the UK founded by the Ro­mans as Lin­dum Colo­nia; also a va­ri­ety of short­cake bis­cuit (7) ----- bouil­lon; va­ri­ety of stock based on mire­poix and bou­quet garni, tra­di­tion­ally used for poach­ing fish and seafood (5) Ini­tial trial of com­puter soft­ware car­ried out by a de­vel­oper be­fore be­ing made avail­able for beta trial phase (5,4) Com­mon name for the se­ries of 33 ver­te­brae ex­tend­ing from the skull to the coc­cyx (5) 20. 1870 opera by An­tonín Dvorák based on the king credited with the foun­da­tion of the English navy (6) 22. Pen name of the nov­el­ist noted for her de­pic­tion of ru­ral Vic­to­rian life in works in­clud­ing Adam Bede, The Mill on the Floss and Mid­dle­march (5) 24. Greek is­land west of Athens with the chief port Paloukia (7) The ---- -------; se­ries of com­edy films with theme mu­sic com­posed by Henry Mancini (4,7) 30. Stu­dent who has com­pleted the third year of the math­e­mat­i­cal tri­pos with first-class hon­ours at Cam­bridge Univer­sity (8) 34. For­mer mone­tary unit of 4 Down

equal to one hun­dredth of a krona (5) 35. Ger­man com­poser who wrote the

can­tata Carmina Bu­rana (4)

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