The Big­gie

Ph­woar – it’s a whopper! En­joy your puz­zling

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For­mer Spice Girl-turned-fash­ion­de­signer Vic­to­ria Beck­ham has re­vealed that she’s a big fan of Ja­panese Geisha fa­cials, which use what as a clean­ing paste? To find out, solve the cross­word then read down the shaded squares to find the two-word prize an­swer.

ACROSS

11 Knit­ted jacket (8) 12 Clinch­ing de­fence against a crim­i­nal charge (5) 13 Ship’s kitchen (6) 14 Layer of a cake, per­haps (4) 15 Mediter­ranean va­ri­ety of wild mar­jo­ram (7) 16 Sto­ry­teller (8) 17 Ir­ish or Amer­i­can ver­sion of Scotch (7) 18 Op­er­a­tion room in a hospi­tal (7) 19 Locks, mane (4) 21 Ma­te­rial used to make jeans (5) 23 Myth­i­cal one­horned horse­like crea­ture (7) 24 Item from which a quill pen is made (7) 28 Step of a lad­der (4) 29 Large de­cid­u­ous tree (3) 30 Not far away (6) 33 In­su­lat­ing fat on whales (7) 35 Small mat (3) 36 Staunch the flow (4) 38 Re­main (4) 39 Hint, piece of advice (3) 40 Goods brought into the coun­try (7) 42 Curly strip of pasta (6) 43 Pos­sess (3) 44 Mob up­ris­ing (4) 48 Where to put your snail mail (7) 50 Clap in ap­pre­ci­a­tion (7) 51 Fu­ri­ous (5) 54 Pho­to­graph (4) 56 An­i­mal said never to change its spots (7) 57 Free­dom (7) 60 Cor­dial, nice (8) 61 Boards a ship or a plane (7) 63 Blood ves­sel (4) 64 Sea­son (6) 65 Vapours (5) 66 Com­plete, over­whelm­ing vic­tory (8)

DOWN

1 Send into ex­ile (6) 2 Speak­ing to an au­di­ence (10) 3 Com­pletely dis­re­garded (7) 4 South Amer­i­can moun­tains (5) 5 Molten rock (4) 6 0.62 of a mile in met­ric (9) 7 Deco­rum (7) 8 To cause grief or in­jury (8) 9 Clean­ing and whiten­ing agent (6) 10 Put cash into a bank ac­count (9) 18 Diplo­macy and dis­cre­tion (4) 20 Com­i­cal gar­den statue (5) 22 Fair shares for all (8) 25 Hot-pep­per sauce (7) 26 Said again (8) 27 Way in (5) 31 Row (8) 32 Close-by neigh­bour (4-4) 34 Refuse to deal with on a mat­ter of prin­ci­ple (7) 37 Ve­loc­ity (5) 41 Ex­tra pay­ment re­ward­ing good per­for­mance (5) 44 Meet­ing at an ar­ranged place and time (10) 45 Thick­en­ing agent used in cook­ing (9) 46 Il­licit bar in the US dur­ing Pro­hi­bi­tion (9) 47 Pleased and happy (4) 49 Sub­stance used by some artists (3, 5) 52 Small ru­ral home (7) 53 Wash­ing out soap (7) 55 Snack that can be salted or dry-roasted (6) 58 De­sire for a drink (6) 59 Dress (5) 62 Sur­name of two US Pres­i­dents (4)

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