JumbO Puz­zLe

Read down the let­ters in the shaded squares to spell out a French poet (10)

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ACROSS

1 Film or video de­vice (6) 5 Sur­plus (5)

8 Prickly shrub with pleas­ant‑smelling flow­ers (4,4)

14 Jeans ma­te­rial (5)

15 Money ow­ing to the bank (9)

16 Of­fi­cial over­seas mis­sion han­dling for­eign af­fairs (7) 17 Beams (4)

18 Dam­age to the body (6) 19 Tea, cof­fee or squash, eg (5)

20 Coun­try, cap­i­tal

Madrid (5)

22 Made un­happy (8) 23 Per­son’s pos­ture (6) 25 De­gree, range (6) 28 Pre­ten­tious, de­signed to im­press (8)

30 Mam­mary gland (6) 31 Brother and sis­ter‑in‑law’s son (6)

35 Not yet chris­tened (7) 37 Clumsy, bungling (5) 39 At any time (4)

40 Su­per­vi­sor (4)

41 Peace­ful (4)

42 Judge’s gown (4)

43 Prickly desert plants (5) 45 Sud­den urge (7)

48 Hard work (6)

49 Toxin, venom (6)

51 Prac­tice of be­ing mar­ried to one per­son at a time (8) 55 Place for gam­bling (6) 57 Re­mained in the same place (6)

58 Study of hered­ity (8) 62 Dance un­der a pole (5) 63 Fed up (5)

64 Al­low (6)

65 Ex­tinct bird (4)

67 Cap­i­tal of Wales (7)

68 Prince Ge­orge’s sis­ter (9)

69 For the sec­ond time (5)

70 Shakes from fear (8)

71 One who ser­vices a mu­si­cal in­stru­ment, es­pe­cially a pi­ano (5)

72 Left un­harmed or alive (6)

DOWN

2 Ir­ri­tated, made cross (7)

3 Book by Jane

Austen (4)

4 Dec­o­ra­tion (9)

5 Make equal, bal­ance out (4,2)

6 The present 24 hours (5)

7 State of be­ing left alone (11)

8 Pur­vey­ors of goods (9) 9 Small dots (8)

10 Child­min­der (while par­ents are out) (10) 11 Sup­port, keep up (7) 12 House num­ber, road and town where you live (7)

13 Not telling the truth (5) 21 Buy back from pawn (6) 24 Four‑legged fur­ni­ture item (5)

26 Give use­ful sug­ges­tions to (6)

27 Slang word for a tor­nado (7)

29 Team sup­port­ers’ group (3,4)

32 Small‑time crim­i­nal (7) 33 Swiftly, at speed (7) 34 Hi­malayan big­foot (4) 36 Fi­nal judge­ment (4) 38 Small round veg­etable (3) 39 Puz­zling per­son or thing (6)

43 Small pas­try case filled with an egg and milk mix­ture (7,4)

44 Nar­row boat pro­pelled by a pad­dle (5)

46 Sow’s baby (6)

47 Theatre’s seat­ing area (10)

50 Pur­posely blocks (9)

52 State of poverty (9) 53 Feel­ing un­cer­tain (8) 54 Stun, amaze (7)

56 Per­son who holds an­other in high es­teem (7)

59 Cause to be alone (7) 60 Group of sheep (5)

61 Shaver (for cheese, eg) (6)

64 Me­tal tower sup­port­ing power ca­bles (5)

66 Swim­ming com­pe­ti­tion (4)

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