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3 How grue­some to see a bear go out af­ter a Scots­man to 4 be­gin with (7)

In time, our navy will get to where the mosque tower is to be seen (7)

There’s a small mea­sure of sup­port for the lowly hug (7) Told how we are con­nected to the fam­ily (7)

Tale of a pig pen and how im­pres­sive it looked (7) So re­turn to the hunted bird (6)

The British navy has a panel that does the de­sign­ing (7) 20 How Ed’s pal fell from the

faith (6)

22 Such places of wor­ship leave

them heady! (7)

26 Con’s out on the ice but only for a brief spell (7)

Turn your pen to a melody about a sea-god (7) Re­stricted by your com­pany? (7) It’s said lit­tle saints can be cruel to oth­ers (7) 1 8 9 10 11 15 18 27 28 29

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ET’s with me dur­ing th­ese en­coun­ters (5)

We have to bar the Com­mand­ing Of­fi­cer for be­ing such a snake (5) 5 6 7 12 13

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23 24 25 Heroic na­tive Amer­i­can

In­dian! (5)

There’s some­thing hard about a schemer, you’ll find (5) Sur­round it once Les has hold of it (7)

Or a hill of this na­ture is just right for the pub­lic speaker (6) Ty keeps dogs but is so solemnly dull (6)

Go­ing to Ge­or­gia? Put on some­thing Ro­man, then! (4) Up­sets them by giv­ing hand-outs (4)

Deal in the heavy stuff? (4)

You can break a cone but not twice (4)

Pop has the right to look for sup­port (4)

Her ser­vant holds his tongue (4)

Les has the gist of it but they re­ally know the law! (7)

The French find coal and this is where it hap­pens (6) An Amer­i­can air­line with a wa­ter route? (6)

It’s the end of that lit­tle saint who looks af­ter our needs (5) He yielded to low spir­its when Ed had to use a mop (5)

How you lost and all be­cause of those awk­ward boors (5)

The West’s the place for tasty dishes! (5) book by Sagan in which he writes how hu­man in­tel­li­gence may have evolved. In 2002, John Skoyles and Do­rion Sagan pub­lished a fol­lowup. Name it.

He de­liv­ered a se­ries of Royal In­sti­tu­tion Christ­mas Lec­tures in Lon­don in which year?

6. Sagan was chief tech­nol­ogy of­fi­cer of the pro­fes­sional plan­e­tary re­search jour­nal Icarus for how many years?

Sagan was among the first to hy­poth­e­size that Saturn's moon Ti­tan might pos­sess oceans of liq­uid com­pounds on its sur­face and that Jupiter's moon Europa might pos­sess sub­sur­face oceans of wa­ter. Europa's sub­sur­face ocean of wa­ter was later in­di­rectly con­firmed by which space­craft?

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