Quizword & Crossword

Two sets of clues, two different an­swers – all on the same grid. Choose one or the other.

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QUIZWORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Ri­d­ley —, Best Director Os­car nom­i­nee for Thelma & Louise, Gla­di­a­tor and Black Hawk Down (5) 4 1983 com­edy-drama film star­ring Rob Lowe and Jac­que­line Bisset (5) 10 Der­byshire vil­lage; south­ern start­ing point of the Pen­nine Way (5) 11 and 23 1968 fan­tasy novel by Peter S Bea­gle (3,4,7) 12 Cliff —, win­ner with Roger Tay­lor of the 1972 US Open men’s dou­bles ten­nis cham­pi­onship (8) 13 and 2 Down 1980 com­edy crime film star­ring Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor (4,5) 15 Jack —, Best Actor in a Lead­ing Role Os­car win­ner for Save the Tiger (6) 17 1979 ac­tion film star­ring Sean Con­nery and Natalie Wood (6) 19 John —, Bri­tish math­e­ma­ti­cian who con­ceived a di­a­gram us­ing cir­cles to rep­re­sent sets and their re­la­tion­ships (4) 20 2009 film drama star­ring Katie Jarvis and Michael Fass­ben­der (4,4) 23 See 11 Across 24 City in Delta State, S Nige­ria south-west of Osubi Airstrip (5) 25 Town in NE Sur­rey near Sandown Park horse race­course (5) 26 Richard —, co-creator and co-pre­sen­ter of BBC TV quiz show Point­less (5)

DOWN

2 See 13 Across 3 1868 novel by Fy­o­dor

Dos­to­evsky (3,5) 5 Plant re­lated to the onion; a national em­blem of Wales (4) 6 and 14 NFL team, Su­per Bowl XLVIII win­ners, whose home sta­dium is Cen­tu­ryLink Field (7,8) 7 Ar­ti­fi­cially pro­duced chem­i­cal el­e­ment; sym­bol Md (11) 8 European repub­lic;

cap­i­tal Rome (5) 9 1987 no 1 sin­gle by The Firm (4,7) 14 See 6 Down 16 Gael —, French ten­nis player; 2016 Citi Open sin­gles tour­na­ment win­ner (7) 18 1950 novel by Edna Fer­ber (5) 21 Main ves­sel in the ar­te­rial net­work (5) 22 Cap­i­tal of Togo (4)

CROSSWORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Back­less seat (5) 4 Lashes (5) 10 Cost (5) 11 Small flute (7) 12 Pe­riod of heav­i­est traf­fic (4,4) 13 Jumps on one foot (4) 15 Par­ent­less child (6) 17 In­testi­nal rup­ture (6) 19 Dif­fi­cult (4) 20 Sword holder (8) 23 Lose ef­fec­tive­ness or in­ten­sity (4,3) 24 Be­long­ing to them (5) 25 Valu­able thing (5) 26 Vac­u­ous (5)

DOWN

2 Stum­bles (5) 3 Lis­ten with­out the speaker’s knowl­edge (8) 5 Ger­man wine (4) 6 Part of speech (7) 7 Bird type (7,4) 8 Noz­zle (5) 9 Or­di­nary, ba­sic (3-8) 14 Word for word (8) 16 Maybe (7) 18 Eat greed­ily (5) 21 Watch­ful (5) 22 Golfer’s cry (4)

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