GI­ANT CROSS­WORD

Herald on Sunday - - ENTERTAINMENT -

ACROSS

1 Male duck (5)

4 Cause em­bar­rass­ment with a tact­less re­mark (3,4,4,2,2)

14 Spear (5)

15 Mes­sen­ger (5)

16 Pro­mis­cu­ous (10)

17 Unit of weight (5)

19 Small child (3)

20 Ahead (7)

21 Do­main (9)

22 Ba­sic com­mod­ity (6)

25 Swing (9)

27 Brown­ish pig­ment (6)

28 Lit­tle by lit­tle (6)

33 Al­liance, coali­tion (10)

35 Ap­pli­ca­tion (3)

36 So­cial stand­ing (6)

37 Cloth­ing (4)

39 Meshed snare (3)

41 Ego­tism (7)

42 Har­mony (6)

43 Fa­ther­hood (9)

44 Poem of lament (5)

45 At an an­gle (8)

50 Al­ter­na­tively (2)

51 Hired (8)

55 Farewell (5)

58 Sparkled (9)

59 Cheap and showy (6)

60 Skilled worker (7)

61 Ce­real head (3)

63 Blown in­stru­ment (4)

Of higher rank (6) 65 Tune (3)

66 War­ranted (10)

68 Hair cut­ter (6)

69 Breed of sheep­dog (6)

Grad­ual in­crease in loud­ness (mus)(9)

76 Sup­plies (6)

77 Dis­persed (9)

79 Scrape with nails (7)

81 Fe­male rab­bit (3)

84 Freight (5)

85 Non-res­i­dent hos­pi­tal user (10)

Cam­era ad­just­ment (5)

87 So­cial blun­der (5)

88 Troupers’ motto (3,4,4,2,2)

Burnt re­mains (5)

DOWN

2 French pain­ter (6)

3 Recog­nised (5)

5 Sin­gle un­di­vided whole (4)

6 Dine to ex­cess (7)

7 Whole (6)

8 Con­temp­tu­ously dis­re­gard (5)

9 Wit­ness (7)

10 Golf club (4)

11 Set fire to (6)

12 Join to­gether (5)

13 Fate (7)

14 Prac­ti­cal joke (3-4)

18 Sign (10)

23 Un­dec­o­rated (5)

24 Feel­ing blue (7) 26 Clients (anag)(7)

27 Grace­fully thin (7)

29 With lan­guor (7)

30 Fame (6)

31 Pri­vate teacher (5)

32 Ha­bit­ual prac­tice (6)

34 Small cut (4)

36 Iron al­loy (5)

38 Howled (5)

40 Spo­ken (4)

45 Cast metal bar (5)

46 Moun­taineer (7)

47 Jot (4)

48 Gained by work (6)

49 Long-term pris­oner (5)

Feel­ing of right­eous anger (7)

52 Ever­last­ing­ness (10)

53 Left out (7)

54 Thrilled (6)

55 Fan (7)

56 Tro­phy (5)

57 Med­i­ca­tion (4)

62 Un­true (5)

67 Ju­bi­late (7)

68 Slav­ery (7)

70 Small flute (7)

72 Stag­ger­ing (7)

73 Scarcity (6)

74 Sol­dier’s dec­o­ra­tions (6)

75 Blame (6)

76 Villeins (5)

78 Ef­figy (5)

80 Ages (5)

82 Throw (4)

83 An­nul (4)

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