The big­gie

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What links singer­song­writer and actor Madonna and actor-pre­sen­ter Lisa Faulkner? Solve the crossword, then read down the shaded squares for the two-word prize an­swer.

ACROSS

1 Dan­gle, hang (7)

5 Welsh em­blem (8)

9 Trav­elled quickly (4)

13 Fix a loosed knot (5)

14 News­pa­per story (7)

15 Matt ..., Friends actor (7)

16 Award (5)

17 Liq­uid (5)

18 Ac­coun­tant’s book (6)

20 View, land­scape (5)

21 Not heard of (7)

23 Silly, fool­ish (4)

26 Car­ried off, stole (4)

27 Out­ly­ing dis­tricts (7)

30 Im­prove, photo, eg (7)

34 Cir­cu­lar, road, eg (7)

36 Sher­lock ..., de­tec­tive (6)

37 Hu­mid and muggy (5)

39 Craftsper­son work­ing

with rock (10)

40 Cur­rently griev­ing (2, 8)

42 Speedy, swift (5)

43 To do with cats (6)

44 Por­tia ..., Aus­tralian-born

actor (2, 5)

46 Leafy green veg­etable (7)

47 Com­plains (7)

48 Or­gan for breath­ing (4)

53 Op­po­site of ‘dif­fi­cult’ (4)

54 Ms Reid, TV pre­sen­ter (7)

55 Be­gin­ning, start (5)

58 Be­come ex­tinct (3, 3)

60 Div­ing equip­ment (5)

62 Ab­dom­i­nal crunch (3-2)

66 In­stal­ment of se­rial (7)

67 En­joy­ment (7)

68 Snow house (5)

69 Bus on rails (4)

70 Jam­ming (8)

71 Coated with crumbs (7)

DOWN

1 Grazes (7)

2 Ig­nite (3, 4, 2)

3 Height of some grills (3, 5) 4 Cathe­dral dig­ni­tary (4)

5 Statis­tics (4)

6 Cen­tral (5)

7 Com­pli­ant (8)

8 Lazy (4)

10 Ac­ci­dent, crash (5)

11 ‘Do up’ room (8)

12 Monastery church (5)

19 Pos­sessed (5)

22 Take small bites (6)

24 Small, salty fishes (9)

25 Wiz­ards, ma­gi­cians (9)

26 Jeans, slacks etc (8)

28 Empty, truck, eg (6)

29 Un­fas­tened (8)

31 Be­ing present (9)

32 Os­car-win­ning star

of Milk (4, 4)

33 Mak­ing horse noises (8) 35 Poi­soned-dart tubes (9) 38 Piece of cake, child’s play (6) 41 Soda ..., spray bot­tle (6)

45 Cause fuss (3, 2)

49 Edgy, anx­ious (9)

50 Ex­act tie (4, 4)

51 Ca­nine guard (8)

52 Scheme with oth­ers (8)

56 Walked qui­etly (7)

57 One of 12 in court (5)

59 Lloyd Web­ber/Rice mu­si­cal (5) 61 Curry va­ri­ety (5)

63 Door chime (4)

64 Ea­ger, ex­pec­tant (4)

65 Pierce with knife (4)

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