TRICKY CROSS­WORD!

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Fleet­wood mac singer Ste­vie nicks has re­vealed that she re­cov­ered from an un­happy re­la­tion­ship in the past by mak­ing dozens and dozens of what? Solve the cross­word, then read down the shaded squares.

ACROSS

11 Wordy board game (8) 12 Share an opin­ion (5) 13 in no par­tic­u­lar or­der (6) 14 List of op­tions (4) 15 ev­i­dent, clear (7) 16 mag­netic per­sonal qual­ity (8) 17 Slapped (7) 18 us barn dance (7) 29 mea­sure­ment that’s equal to 91.44cm (4) 21 Show­ery month (5) 23 Sub­ma­rine mis­sile (7) 24 mod­ify in prepa­ra­tion for pub­li­ca­tion (7) 28 nui­sance (4) 29 Small, pow­er­ful boat used in ports (3) 30 Large birds of prey (6) 33 never-end­ing (7) 35 min­eral spring or health re­sort (3) 36 Small branch (4) 38 iron cor­ro­sion (4) 39 ex­ca­vate (3) 40 cit­rus drink (7) 42 nurs­ery rhyme char­ac­ter

who loses her flock (2-4) 43 heavy weight (3) 44 Verse writer (4) 48 Strand of a brush (7) 50 night­club va­ri­ety show (7) 51 Wood fas­tener (5) 54 Fine pow­der once pop­u­lar

in the bath­room (4) 56 ex-ser­vice­man (7) 57 Dis­tance across (7) 60 Search among waste for items of worth (8) 61 Train of camels cross­ing a desert (7) 63 Blue flower (4) 64 area of res­i­den­tial hous­ing (6) 65 Soup server (5) 66 Prac­tice at a 25 Down (8)

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1 Shriek of ter­ror (6) 2 hand­writ­ten doc­u­ment (10) 3 Body sec­tion, lower part of the trunk (7) 4 Be­gin a ten­nis match (5) 5 Ring of light above a saint’s head (4) 6 in mu­sic, a grad­ual in­crease in loud­ness (9) 7 cen­tral part of a nu­clear power plant (7) 8 ad­mit­ted to holy or­ders (8) 9 messy (6) 10 curved aus­tralian ob­ject that flies in a cir­cle (9) 18 over-the-top pub­lic­ity (4) 20 Type of drum (5) 22 gui­tar-pluck­ing de­vice (8) 25 Play­house (7) 26 Stand with one foot ei­ther side (8) 27 Lav­ish meal (5) 31 an­gle of slope (8) 32 Type of view from di­rectly over­head (5-3) 34 Sol­diers’ car­ried food re­serves (7) 37 coun­try where Luxor is found (5) 41 Stain­less - - -, metal that won’t 38 across (5) 44 Beast of bur­den, mule or llama, per­haps (4,6) 45 Trans­mit over the air­waves (9) 46 De­fen­sive ob­sta­cle (9) 47 Farm out­build­ing (4) 49 Fra­grant mauve plant (8) 52 church tower (7) 53 Brit­tle and noisy to chew (7) 55 ex­pen­sive fish roe (6) 58 De­sire for drink (6) 59 ma­te­rial of tusks (5) 62 coral ship­ping haz­ard (4)

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