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6 Golden-coloured medium-sweet sherry (7) 7 Popcorn novelist and co­me­dian (5) 9 Oliver, Cast­away lead (4) 10 Cap­tain Main­war­ing Dad’s Army ac­tor (6,4) 11 Sea be­tween Ital­ian and Balkan penin­su­las (8) 13 A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Dream king of fairies (6) 15 _ _ _ _ Ruther­ford, Olympic long jumper (4) 17 Led Zep­pelin lead singer (5) 18 _ _ _ _ Rom­ney, Repub­li­can 2012

pres­i­den­tial can­di­date (4) 19 Daedalus’s son who flew too close to sun (6) 20 Good Fri­day Agree­ment NI Sec­re­tary (2,6) 23 Six-time world snooker cham­pion (5,5) 26 In­ter­na­tional Chris­tian move­ment (3,1) 27 Firth of Clyde is­land (5) 28 The Lady Of _ _ _ _ _ _ _, Ten­nyson poem (7)

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1 Bond film of 1964 (10) 2 Tas­ma­nia’s cap­i­tal (6) 3 Joe, Eng­land’s Test cricket cap­tain (4) 4 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ scale for mea­sur­ing wind force (8) 5 ‘And oth­ers’ in Latin (2,2) 6 Moun­tain nymph (5) 8 Welsh city on the River Usk (7) 12 Col­lec­tive noun for goldfinche­s (5) 14 Hermione Granger ac­tress (4,6) 16 Soft Ital­ian cheese (7) 17 Rose Bowl-host­ing Cal­i­for­nian city (8) 21 Is­raeli in­tel­li­gence ser­vice (6) 22 Race­course with sum­mer royal meet­ing (5) 24 TV crime drama star­ring Brenda Blethyn (4) 25 U.S. term for waist­coat (4)

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