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PLAY our accumulato­r game! Every day this week, solve the crossword to find the letter in the pink circle. On Friday, we’ll provide instructio­ns to submit your five-letter word for your chance to win a luxury Cross pen. UK residents aged 18+, excl NI. Terms apply. Entries cost 50p.


1 Window type with two layers of glass, designed to reduce loss of heat and to exclude noise (6,7)

8 An aromatic herb whose leaves have a strong, fresh smell (4)

9 Of written notes, very

lengthy and detailed (10) 10 Queen Anne was the

last British monarch in this royal house (6)

11 Those who write mournful works, especially poems, lamenting the dead (8)

12 The part of a theatre typically in front of a stage where instrument­al musicians play (9)

14 A tribe of families subject

to a single chieftain (4)

15 A pile of combustibl­e material for burning a dead body (4)

16 Town in Greater Manchester that was once the centre of the country’s hatting industry (9)

20 Volcanic peak in Ecuador noted for a major eruption in 1903 (8)

21 To try to influence by underhand or unfair means (6)

23 1976 film starring Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle in the title role (4,6)

24 The back of a

person’s neck (4)

25 One who has an irrational fear of confined spaces (13)


1 A person continuall­y moving from place to place without a fixed home or job (7)

2 A running race that is longer than a marathon (5)

3 Members of a group of religious functionar­ies in ancient Israel (7)

4 A sturdy, muscular dog of medium size whose name derives from the colour of its waxy coat (6,9)

5 A small coastal bay (6)

6 Satirist who has been a team captain on Have I Got News For You since it began in 1990 (3,6)

7 An excessivel­y

greedy eater (7)

13 A small, rectangula­r wind instrument that is held against the lips and moved from side to side (9)

15 Lacking imaginatio­n

or originalit­y (7)

17 A witch’s spell (7)

18 A deteriorat­ion in someone’s state of health after a temporary improvemen­t (7)

19 Emmylou, U.S. singersong­writer inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2008 (6) 22 Kelly’s Eye is the nickname for the number one in this indoor game (5)


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