Puz­zles Crossword by Sy and Thomas Ea­ton’s quiz. An­swers on page 71

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Across

1 Term used by Hitch­cock for a de­vice that serves only to advance the plot of a film (9)

6 Ger­man li­cence fee­funded broad­caster (3)

8 Savoury drink made of yo­ghurt and spices (5)

9 Ro­mance by

Sir Wal­ter Scott, sub­ti­tled A Tale Of Flod­den Field (7)

10 Jerry’s ex in Se­in­feld? (6)

11 Cal­i­for­nia coast­line south of Carmel (3,3)

14 US print­maker known for her pi­o­neer­ing use of silkscreen (9,4)

17 Unit of cur­rency in Malawi and Zam­bia (6)

18 See 1D

21 Karen’s maid in Will & Grace? (7) 23 Rene ....., ac­tor who starred in Get Shorty and The Thomas Crown Af­fair (5)

24 A school of Bud­dhism (3)

25 A Lin­colnshire vil­lage – or an 1844 novel by Dis­raeli? (9)

Down

1/18 The ....... ......, stan­dard ex­am­ple of a 1A in the novel by Dashiell Ham­mett (7,6)

2 Coun­try bor­dered by Nicaragua and Panama (5,4)

3 ..... Sta­tion, the main rail­way ter­mi­nus in Wash­ing­ton DC – and Los An­ge­les (5)

4 US dis­as­ter man­age­ment agency (4)

5 Nor­folk city (7)

6 Mon­ica ..., au­thor of Brick Lane (2003) (3)

7 1982 com­edy writ­ten and di­rected by Barry Levin­son (5)

12 Lung dis­ease once known as pot­ter’s rot (9)

13/22 Nick­name given to Bri­tain’s one-time favourite carp? (6)

15 The of­fi­cial lan­guage of Ethiopia (7)

16 Ja­panese whisky ad­ver­tised by Bill Mur­ray in Lost In Trans­la­tion (7)

17 The pro­tag­o­nist of Heart Of Dark­ness? (5)

19 City on the Ohio and Erie canal (5)

20 The for­mer cap­i­tal of West Ger­many (4)

22 See 13 1 Which novel starts with a failed sui­cide at­tempt on Crick­le­wood Broad­way?

2 Which an­i­mal was once known as the camelopard?

3 What was carved up by the Sykes–Pi­cot agree­ment?

4 Which two el­e­ments are named af­ter dwarf plan­ets?

5 Which TV se­ries has been pi­rated more than a bil­lion times this year?

6 Which crick­eter scored 199 first-class cen­turies?

7 Bo­livia’s Salar de Uyuni is the world’s largest what?

8 Who was over­thrown by the 1986 Peo­ple Power Revo­lu­tion? What links:k

9 Grant Wood; Nan Wood Gra­ham and Dr By­ron McKeeby?

10 Saqqara and Giza; Hellinikon; Teoti­hua­can and Cholula; Sri­rangam?

11 Jac­ques An­quetil, 1963; Bernard Hin­ault, 1978; Chris Froome, 2017?

12 Shal­low Grave; Trainspot­ting; The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie; Burke And Hare?

13 Tec­tonic; vol­canic; col­lapse; ex­plo­sion?

14 Sarah Bur­ton; El­iz­a­beth Emanuel; Lindka Cier­ach; Nor­man Hart­nell?

15 Hu­man (1); Time Lord (2); oc­to­pus (3)?

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