Puzzles Crossword by Sy and Thomas Ea­ton’s quiz. An­swers on page 54

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Across 7/28/8/9 26 29 movie co-star­ring Jane Rus­sell (9,6,7) 11 Ge­orge ....., the pseu­do­nym of Mary Ann Evans (5) 12/16/18 26 29 movie co-star­ring Tom Ewell (3,5,4,4) 21/25 26 29 movie co-star­ring Tony Cur­tis and Jack Lem­mon (4,4,2,3) 26/29 El­ton John’s first can­dle in the wind? (7,6) 30 An­cient Egyp­tian city that stood on the site of modern-day Luxor (6)

Down 1 The ...... Of Na­tions, sem­i­nal work by Adam Smith (6) 2 The Rolling ......, rock band (6) 3 Richard ...., lead­ing man in the movie ver­sion of Chicago (4) 4 See 13 5 John ......, founder of the Methodist church (6) 6 Ital­ian city whence came Shake­speare’s two 7 28? (6) 10 Sec­ond world war spe­cial op­er­a­tions unit some­times called the Baker Street Ir­reg­u­lars (3) 13/4 The Great ......, 1950 book by Paul Brick­hill (6) 14 The ri­val for­mat to Be­ta­max? (3) 15 Union once led by Arthur Scargill (3) 17 Mu­sic record­ing com­pany that was ac­quired by Cit­i­group in 2011 (3) 19 Con­stituency once rep­re­sented by Ge­orge Os­borne (6) 20 Nato term for the times at which spe­cific op­er­a­tions com­mence (1-5) 22 Unit used to mea­sure elec­tri­cal re­sis­tance (3) 23 Dutch univer­sity town (6) 24 John May­nard ......, econ­o­mist (6) 27 A town in Pied­mont – and a sparkling wine (4) 28 See 7 1 Which 19th-cen­tury catas­tro­phe was caused by Phy­toph­thora in­fes­tans? 2 Which coun­try house has a Brideshead Re­stored ex­hi­bi­tion? 3 What is Neas­den’s BAPS Shri Swami­narayan Mandir? 4 Which an­cient poem is recorded on 12 tablets in Akka­dian? 5 Re­becca Romero won Olympic medals in which sports? 6 If Ar­range­ment in Grey and Black No 2 was Thomas Car­lyle, who was No 1? 7 The am­per­sand orig­i­nated as a lig­a­ture of which two let­ters? 8 What is the long­est num­bered road in the UK? What links: :

9 Burgee; gon­falon; pen­non; fan­ion; colour; en­sign? 10 Kid Ory; Tommy Dorsey; Jack Tea­gar­den; Chris Bar­ber; Glenn Miller? 11 Zoey Bart­let; Of­fred; Robin Grif­fin; Peggy Ol­son? 12 St Kilda, Scot­land; Tyne­ham, Dorset; Im­ber, Wilt­shire; Tide Mills, Sus­sex? 13 G;c; h; k; R (in physics)? 14 Mary; Wil­liam Don­ald; Gor­don; Charles Lyn­ton? 15 Lac­erta vivipara; An­guis frag­ilis; Lac­erta ag­ilis?

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