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ACROSS

1 Com­plete de­struc­tion for a sci-fi film that, in 2016, used Holkham beach as a film­ing location? (12)

8 In 1692, Re­becca Nurse and Mary Easty – daugh­ters of Wil­liam Towne from Yar­mouth – were hung as witches in …, Mas­sachusetts (5)

9 Al­fie Hewett from Nor­folk won a sil­ver medal in men’s wheel­chair ten­nis in the 2016 Par­a­lympic Games in … de Janeiro (3)

10 Stephen …, TV pre­sen­ter and ac­tor who was the first per­son to adopt an ob­ject in the Keep Adopt­ing scheme to raise money for Nor­wich Cas­tle (3)

11 Tony Lit­tle, who has re­tired to north Nor­folk, is the for­mer head­mas­ter at this fa­mous boys’ col­lege (4)

12 One of the spices used in Nor­folk Punch (8)

14 … Isaac, ac­tor who co-starred in the movie in 1 Across (5)

15 Mea­sure­ments that once housed homes in King’s Lynn’s fish­ing quar­ter? (5)

20 North Nor­folk … AC – young ath­letes can fly in North Nor­folk? (8)

22 The EAAAA Nor­folk … Fes­ti­val is held each July at Lan­g­ley (4)

24 The … El­lis Na­ture Re­serve at Wheat­fen is named af­ter a writer and broad­caster who lived at Wheat­fen for forty years (3)

25 Num­ber of sides of the Grade II listed uri­nal on St Crispin’s Road, Nor­wich, which is the old­est such in Bri­tain, pos­si­bly in Europe (3)

26 Sir Jonathan Miller, a pa­tron of Nor­wich Play­house, directed the 1966 BBC ver­sion of ‘… in Wonderland’ (5)

27 Mary Shel­ley, best known as the writer of this Gothic hor­ror novel, was the grand-daugh­ter of a Guest­wick min­is­ter (12)

DOWN

1 In “Emma” by Jane …, Mr Wood­house de­scribes Cromer as “the best of all sea-bathing places. A fine open sea” (6)

2 Road signs into Nor­folk read “Nor­folk … County” (6’1)

3 In 2011, Gino D’Acampo filmed “There’s No Taste Like …” at The Li­brary Bar and Grill, Nor­wich (4)

4 Philip …, poet who said “I shall re­mem­ber Forncett for a long time: the roar­ing trees, the ex­ul­tant rooks, the flow­er­ing grave­yard” (6)

5 Meat fol­lows af­ter a small sharp point for vil­lage? (8)

6 In 2011, this char­ity de­clared Nor­wich to be the 6th most gen­er­ous city in the UK (5)

7 Ed­ward Miller, who was born in Nor­wich, wrote tunes for ... such as “Rock­ing­ham” and “Gal­way” (5)

13 Bryan …, for­mer North­ern Ire­land man­ager who re­signed from managing Nor­wich City in 2000 (8)

16 The Snet­ter­ton Re­new­able En­ergy Plant will save more than 300,000 tons of car­bon … per year (7)

17 Un­usual fal­low deer at Houghton Hall (5)

18 ‘Be­yond the …’, which pre­miered at the Ed­in­burgh Fes­ti­val in 1960, was co-writ­ten and co-pro­duced by the ac­tor, direc­tor and writer in 26 Across (6) 19 Anne …, for­mer queen born at Blick­ling (6)

21 The RAF Air De­fence … Mu­seum at Neatishead is the world’s long­est con­tin­u­ously op­er­at­ing such site (5)

23 Nor­wich ter­ri­ers have erect … whilst those of Nor­folk ter­ri­ers are floppy (4)

SIM­PLE SO­LU­TION ACROSS

1 Com­plete oblit­er­a­tion or de­struc­tion (12) 8 The … witch tri­als were in Mas­sachusetts 1692-3 (5) 9 … de Janeiro, Brazil (3) 10 Cook food in hot oil or fat (3) 11 … Col­lege, fa­mous boys’ school near Wind­sor (4) 12 Spice made from the bark of a South­east Asian tree (8) 14 An an­nual award by the Academy of Mo­tion Pic­ture Arts and Sci­ences (5) 15 Units of three feet (5) 20 Birds of prey – or hounds (8) 22 Hockey-like game played on horse­back (4) 24 Short form of Ed­ward (3) 25 Num­ber be­tween 1 and 20 (3) 26 Wo­man’s name (5) 27 Sci­en­tist who cre­ated a “mon­ster” from parts of corpses in a novel by Mary Shel­ley (12)

DOWN

1 Jane …, au­thor of “Pride and Prej­u­dice” (6) 2 Be­long­ing to a fa­mous Nor­folk naval hero (6’1) 3 The place where you live (4) 4 Found in “cel­lu­lar kin­dred” (6) 5 Vil­lage near Hun­stan­ton (8) 6 In­ter­na­tional aid and de­vel­op­ment char­ity (5) 7 Re­li­gious songs (5) 13 Ana­gram of “main Holt” (8) 16 An ox­ide con­tain­ing two atoms of oxy­gen in the mol­e­cule (7) 17 Colour (5) 18 Front part of a per­son’s hair­cut (6) 19 Anne …, sec­ond wife of Henry VIII (6) 21 A sys­tem that uses ra­dio sig­nals for find­ing the ex­act po­si­tion of some­thing (5) 23 Parts of the head (4)

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