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1 Sculp­ture, paint­ing or draw­ing of the dead Christ sup­ported by the Vir­gin Mary (5) 4 and 17 1930 stage play by Agatha Christie (5,6) 10 1990 Woody Allen film com­edy star­ring Mia Far­row in the ti­tle role (5) 11 Alessan­dro —, Ital­ian Baroque sculp­tor whose works in­clude the Fuga d’At­tila re­lief and Por­trait of Camillo Pam­phili (7) 12 Knight of the Round Ta­ble and lover of Queen Guin­e­vere in Arthurian leg­end (8) 13 Stan­dard unit of cur­rency of Ethiopia (4) 15 and 26 Flow­er­ing plant of the daisy fam­ily with an ed­i­ble root also called Pur­ple sal­sify (6,5) 17 See 4 Across 19 Ro­man poet whose works in­clude Ars Ama­to­ria (4) 20 Cap­i­tal of Aus­tralia (8) 23 Place near Jerusalem where, ac­cord­ing to the He­brew Bi­ble, chil­dren were sac­ri­ficed (7) 24 River upon which Rome, Italy stands (5) 25 River in Hades in Greek mythol­ogy that caused for­get­ful­ness in those who drank from it (5) 26 See 15 Across


2 Char­ac­ter in Greek mythol­ogy bound to a per­pet­u­ally turn­ing fiery wheel by Her­mes on the or­ders of Zeus (5) 3 1961 film com­edy star­ring Tony Han­cock and Ge­orge San­ders (3,5) 5 Rac­ing tobog­gan on which rid­ers lie supine (4) 6 Cap­i­tal of Wales (7) 7 Duke of —, Al­lied com­man­der-in-chief in the War of the Span­ish Suc­ces­sion (11) 8 — Strait, body of wa­ter be­tween Cape Bre­ton Is­land and New­found­land (5) 9 Soren —, 19th-cen­tury Dan­ish philoso­pher who au­thored the vol­umes Ei­ther/Or and Fear and Trem­bling (11) 14 Sugar al­co­hol used as a sweet­ener and lax­a­tive (8) 16 Alan —, alias used by film di­rec­tors when they dis­own a project, as Den­nis Hop­per did with 1990’s Catch­fire (7) 18 Ele­phant in sto­ries for chil­dren by Jean de Brun­hoff (5) 21 Yitzhak —, prime min­is­ter of Is­rael from 1992-95 (5) 22 Unit of length, one twelfth of a foot (4)

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