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ACROSS 1 Pedal to make a ve­hi­cle go faster (11) 7 Ve­loc­ity gauge (11) 12 Snapshot (5) 13 Head­quar­ters (4) 15 Power (5) 16 Mada­gas­can pri­mate (5) 17 Mim­icked (4) 19 Young hound (5) 20 Take away (6)

21 Hit with an open hand (4) 23 Part of a sleeve (4) 25 In­dus­trial ac­tion (6) 28 Win over to a faith (7) 29 Spring back (7) 32 Vex, an­noy (5) 33 Har­vest (5)

34 Book a ta­ble, eg (7) 37 Ro­man digit? (7) 39 Cul­ti­vate (7) 41 Hugh —, English ac­tor (6) 42 Closed (4)

44 Form of pub­lic trans­port (4) 46 Un­bro­ken (6) 49 Talk over (7) 50 Butch Cas­sidy and the Sun­dance —, West­ern (3) 51 — Gard­ner, ac­tress (3) 53 Mo­ti­va­tion, in­cen­tive (7) 55 Com­merce (5) 56 Billy —, 1980s singer whose songs are of­ten po­lit­i­cal (5) 57 Con­tam­i­nate (7) 58 Used to be (3) 60 Pouch­like plant part (3) 61 Truth­ful­ness (7) 62 Party finger food (6) 64 An­cient Peru­vian (4) 66 Gar­den build­ing (4) 67 Help (6) 70 Pon­der, med­i­tate (on) (7) 71 Ti­di­est (7) 73 Au­tumn month (7) 75 Savoury jelly (5) 77 Male re­la­tion (5) 79 Saint of As­sisi (7) 81 Bed cover (7) 84 Gam­bling house (6) 85 Al­co­holic drink (4) 87 Be­lieve, an­tic­i­pate (4) 89 Cold sea­son (6) 91 Sud­den col­lapse (5) 92 Tip of a tri­an­gle (4) 93 Sur­gi­cal glove ma­te­rial (5) 95 Un­re­ac­tive (5) 97 Nui­sance plant (4) 98 An­swer (5) 99 Pow­er­ful car sport… (5, 6) 100 … and a fi­nal cir­cuit of the track by the vic­tor (3, 2, 6) DOWN 1 Traf­fic light colour (5) 2 Gus­tave —, Parisian land­mark de­signer (6) 3 Ven­ti­late (3)

4 The Three­penny —, play (5) 5 Con­tem­pla­tion (7) 6 Bung, cork (7) 8 Rice dish (5) 9 A Night­mare on — Street, su­per­nat­u­ral hor­ror film (3) 10 Fe­male gi­ant (6) 11 Crest of high ground (5) 14 Easy (6)

18 Pur­ple Rain singer (6) 21 Gra­di­ent (5)

22 Stop from hap­pen­ing (7) 23 Dis­play cup­board (7)

24 Duel with an epee? (5) 26 Ruin (5) 27 Giuseppe —, com­poser (5) 30 — Thomas, Welsh poet (5) 31 Grown-up (5) 35 Trade­mark (5) 36 Trop­i­cal fruit (5) 38 Ben­ito —, Ital­ian dic­ta­tor (9) 40 Marvel­lous! (9) 43 Six-sided shape (7) 45 Make progress (7) 47 Plant with daisy-like flower (5) 48 Of lit­tle weight (5) 49 Hum­mus, eg (3) 50 Lo­ca­tion of the Royal Botanic Gar­dens (3)

52 Hit for the Jack­son 5 (1, 1, 1) 54 — sauce, Asian cook­ing in­gre­di­ent (3) 59 Rigid (5)

60 US city where 17th-cen­tury witch tri­als took place (5) 62 Pink­ish colour (5) 63 Box­ing blow (5) 65 One of a class of ob­jects (7)

66 Gut (7) 68 Stunted veg­e­ta­tion (5) 69 Dogma (5)

72 Hurl (5) 74 Cor­pu­lent (5) 76 Chase (6)

78 Cows (6) 80 Refuge (7) 81 Black­berry bush (7)

82 Shirt part (6) 83 Ex­change, swap (6) 84 Abyss (5) 86 Richard —,

37th pres­i­dent of Amer­ica (5) 88 Seance board (5) 90 Nav­i­ga­tion method (5) 94 Ner­vous twitch (3) 96 Um­berto —, writer (3)

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