THE BIGGIE

Ph­woar – it’s a whop­per! En­joy your puz­zling

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What have both Hol­ly­wood ac­tors Lind­say Lo­han and Ni­co­las Cage done on the big screen? To find out, solve the crossword then read down the shaded squares to find the three-word prize an­swer.

ACROSS

1 Herb that can be curly or flat (7) 5 Cho­sen from many (8) 9 The Duchess of Cam­bridge to her friends (4) 13 Stand-in doc (5) 14 Less ad­vanced in age (7) 15 It did for The

Ti­tanic! (7) 16 Catch one at

34 Across (5) 17 Des­ic­cated (5) 18 Car’s home (6) 20 Hemmed (5) 21 Dunk it in tea (7) 23 Low ph liq­uid (4) 26 Ship’s staff (4) 27 Stay­ing power (7) 30 Ra­dioac­tive el­e­ment (7) 34 Rail­way ter­mi­nus (7) 36 Spin round (6) 37 Block of gold (5) 39 City that’s home to Su­per­man’s al­ter ego Clark Kent (10) 40 Hav­ing a pos­i­tive out­look (10) 42 Latin-amer­i­can dance (5) 43 Place for gam­bling (6) 44 Ed­u­ca­tional in­sti­tu­tion (7) 46 Lasts for­ever (7) 47 Pam­phlet (7) 48 Ad­di­tion sign (4) 53 Diplo­macy (4) 54 Spray can (7) 55 In­hal­ing or­gans (5) 58 Record la­bel founded in Detroit (6) 60 Metal ready for re­cy­cling (5) 62 Move­able part of a hel­met (5) 66 Ket­tle’s heat­ing part (7) 67 Strand of a brush (7) 68 Fierce fire (5) 69 Bounced-back sound (4) 70 Bor­der (8) 71 Age some­times de­scribed as sweet (7)

DOWN

1 Artist’s paints (7) 2 Ob­long (9) 3 Fizzy drink (8) 4 Toy with string and a reel (2-2) 5 Gar­den pest (4) 6 Light beer (5) 7 ‘Brand’ of money (8) 8 Make changes to a script (4) 10 Large in­door sta­dium (5) 11 BBC2 quiz with a team of elite quizzers (8) 12 De­com­pose (5) 19 Put dates in it (5) 22 Set fire to (6) 24 Small mar­row (9) 25 Can’t be seen (9) 26 Goats’ wool (8) 28 Tis­sue that at­taches mus­cle to bone (6) 29 Al­mond paste used in cake dec­o­ra­tion (8) 31 Large ex­tinct crea­tures (9) 32 Wa­ter mains shut off tap (8) 33 Gummed la­bels, of­ten in sets (8) 35 Car in which you don’t need to change gear (9) 38 Round shape (6) 41 Ja­panese robe (6) 45 Animal with one hump or two (5) 49 Paint­ing shape that’s wider than it is tall (9) 50 Rush of scared cat­tle (8) 51 Dwelling made from roughly hewn trees (3, 5) 52 Stor­age area in a car (5, 3) 56 Hospi­tal theatre worker (7) 57 Su­gary (5) 59 Jagged edge of a jaw (5) 61 Le­gal de­fence that can prove in­no­cence (5) 63 Film celebrity (4) 64 Mix to­gether (4) 65 Part of a tele­scope (4)

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