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THE BIG ONE

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Across

1 Sleep inducing 6 Camp bed 11 Expanses of grass 12 Escape 14 Put away, as for future use (3,2) 15 Poison 16 Beam of light 17 Immobilisi­ng weapon (4-3) 18 Beetle larva 20 Ransack 22 Prostrate 23 Legendary 25 Gliding dance step 28 Narrow valley 29 Cries 31 Choices 34 Made of clay 36 Cubicles 37 Two-wheeler 40 Inhabit 41 Not complex 44 Benefit 46 Involuntar­y breath when tired 47 Quick kiss 48 Worry 50 Objections: __ and buts 52 Dull pains 55 One of the senses 56 Shallow briefcase 57 At that place 58 Die out 59 Divided

Down

1 Lustrous fibre 2 Electricit­y lines support (5,4) 3 Designed anew 4 Bend; electrical cable 5 Monotonous song 6 School subject 7 Cricket dismissal type (3-3) 8 Speak 9 Magic words (3,6) 10 Very angry (coll) 13 Panorama 19 Highest point 21 Casual or brusque 24 Promotiona­l statement 26 Boaters, bowlers, etc 27 Spiral tube in the ear 30 Sailing vessel 32 Investigat­or 33 Lash 35 Glancing rebounds 38 Urgent 39 Tin for tea, etc 40 Faced 42 One who stirs up trouble 43 Punish without trial 45 Comfort in sorrow 49 Hurries 51 Turn over 53 Cannabis 54 Matching set in canasta

SOLUTION 5379

Across: 1 Skied, 4 Copycat, 8 Cadge, 11 Pensioner, 12 Strangles, 13 Lick, 14 Cone, 15 Erotica, 17 Sews, 20 Cinders, 21 Increase, 22 Sought, 25 Teenage, 26 Associate, 30 Pet, 31 Surcharge, 34 Antacid, 36 Orphan, 38 Et cetera, 40 Doodler, 41 Dale, 44 Hangers, 46 Miff, 47 Jute, 49 Blowtorch, 50 Reiterate, 51 Tiled, 52 Mammoth, 53 Theft.

Down: 1 Supplicate­s, 2 Innocence, 3 Do in, 4 Connoisseu­r, 5 Purges, 6 Cashew, 7 Terse, 8 Candour, 9 Dalai Lama, 10 Enslave, 16 Detach, 18 Egg, 19 Sits, 23 Upper, 24 Hatch, 27 Standoffis­h, 28 Cotton, 29 Endorsemen­t, 32 Rock-n-roll, 33 Goad, 35 Calculate, 37 Pal, 38 Exhibit, 39 Tweeted, 42 Anthem, 43 Embryo, 45 Serum, 48 Meet.

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