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Both sets of clues lead to the same an­swers, re­veal­ing in the shaded squares a new BBC Two drama star­ring Lucy Punch (10)

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STRAIGHT CLUES ACROSS

6 Selects (7) 7 Pick-me-up (5) 9 Shape, or track record (4) 10 Eas­ily seen (10) 11 Spec­tre (5) 12 Mar­gins (5) 14 Bi­b­li­cal Wise Men (4) 16 Put into place (4) 17 Write in block cap­i­tals (5) 18 Planes’ cir­cu­lar stunt paths (5) 22 List of words one knows (10) 25 Flat and smooth (4) 26 A trio (5) 27 Sick­ness (7) DOWN 1 Sales­man’s per­cent­age (10) 2 Em­ploy­ing (5) 3 Is not (con­trac­tion) (4) 4 Make into a pile (5) 5 Old South Amer­i­can peo­ple (4) 6 Ma­te­rial, tex­tile (5) 8 Of low­est tem­per­a­ture (7) 13 Found for the first time (10) 15 Land­ing zone (7) 19 Re­moves skin from (5) 20 Sand hills (5) 21 Bike (5) 23 4,840 square yards (4) 24 Mostly hor­i­zon­tal mine en­try (4)

CRYPTIC CLUES ACROSS

6 Goes for po­ten­tial of Soho sec (7) 7 Par­tially into nicer sur­round­ings – that’s a lift! (5) 9 Not all in­form­ers show class (4) 10 No celi­bate in­volved here. That’s easy to see! (10) 11 The type of au­thor to write spir­ited books for oth­ers? (5) 12 Makes grad­ual progress when cul­ti­vat­ing sedge (5) 14 Wise men in one’s imag­i­na­tion (4) 16 Ties in knots in this lo­ca­tion (4) 17 Make an im­pres­sion with this kind of photo (5) 18 Coils around a dif­fer­ent spool (5) 22 One’s knowl­edge of words in a lex­i­con (10) 25 Flat used in a leisure ven­ture (4) 26 There is an ana­gram of this! (5) 27 Sell sin all over the place. Could be a dis­ease! (7)

DOWN

1 It is sought by a jour­nal­ist or an army cadet (10) 2 Ex­ploit­ing gnu is wrong (5) 3 Is not, in brief, us­ing bro­ken tins (4) 4 Pile up a chimney in Amer­ica (5) 5 Old South Amer­i­can ver­sion of Cain (4) 6 A man of this may be seen in church (5) 8 The most dis­tant mem­bers of old sect (7) 13 Do ser­viced com­po­nents get found out? (10) 15 Ex­pose strong wine in this travel spot (7) 19 Loses skin in a dis­turbed sleep (5) 20 Nudes or­dered off from these sandy ar­eas (5) 21 Reg­u­lar per­for­mance? Go! On your bike! (5) 23 Care about some land (4) 24 Some sad items in a gen­tly slop­ing entrance (4)

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