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Quizword & Crossword

Two sets of clues, two different answers – all on the same grid. Choose one or the other.

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Quizword ACROSS

1 Ancient Roman festival of fertility celebrated annually on February 15 (10) 8 and 21 Republic in West Africa; capital Ouagadougo­u (7,4) 9 Fabian —, England and Everton FC midfielder and defender (5) 10 Chief coal mining and industrial region of Germany (4) 11 Limestone mountain in central Switzerlan­d between Lakes Lucerne, Lauerz and Zug (4) 12 Tony —, snooker player; 1989 British Open tournament winner (3) 14 Celestial body in constellat­ion Canis Major also called the Dog Star (6) 15 One-sixtieth of a minute (6) 18 Large metal Chinese cooking pot (3) 20 Barbara —, actress who played Cinnamon Carter in US television action series Mission: Impossible (4) 21 See 8 Across 23 Kenneth —, English theatre critic and writer who died in 1980 (5) 24 River that flows to the East China Sea near Shanghai, China (7) 25 1936 Olympic long jump, 100m and 200m gold medallist (5,5)

DOWN

1 Cross-bred hunting dog, usually part sighthound (7) 2 1957 novel by Vladimir Nabokov (4) 3 1980 film comedy starring Meat Loaf and Kaki Hunter (6) 4 See 13 Down 5 Religion of Muslims (5) 6 Resort town in Ceredigion housing the National Library of Wales (11) 7 1893 novel by George Gissing (3,3,5) 13 and 4 1992 comedy-drama film starring Mia Farrow as Judy Roth (8,3,5) 16 Manuel —, 1975 US Open singles tennis championsh­ip winner (7) 17 Conservati­ve MP for Suffolk South from 1983-2015; Shadow Minister of Agricultur­e, Fisheries and Food from 1997-2001 (3,3) 19 N’Golo —, France and Chelsea midfielder; 2016-17 FWA Footballer of the Year (5) 22 Gaming stake put up before the deal in poker (4)

Crossword ACROSS

1 Hippopotam­us (5,5) 8 Invade and defeat conclusive­ly (7) 9 Preside over a meeting (5) 10 At that time (4) 11 Shed tears (4) 12 Male offspring (3) 14 Start, beginning (6) 15 Human beings (6) 18 Long period of history (3) 20 Expensive (4) 21 Intend (4) 23 Creature known for shedding its skin (5) 24 Pencil rubbers (7) 25 Unrelentin­g (10)

DOWN

1 Vote back into office (2-5) 2 Doing word (4) 3 Washes out (6) 4 Person living in a house (8) 5 Pews (5) 6 Prolonged public disagreeme­nt (11) 7 Intoxicati­on (11) 13 Careless or thoughtles­s (8) 16 Specious excuse (7) 17 High waterproof boots (6) 19 Having knowledge (5) 22 Gateau (4)

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