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1 And 17 Down Johnny Byrne, who lived in north Nor­folk for many years, was a writer for the … Who se­ries and also the lead writer for All Crea­tures Great and … (6 and 5) 5 Hill­side An­i­mal Sanc­tu­ary, Fret­ten­ham, launched a … in Crisis ap­peal (4) 8 Bushes that add colour to the Breck­lands (5) 9 See 7 Down 10 … deer, mam­mal that was rein­tro­duced into ar­eas such as Thet­ford For­est fol­low­ing their ex­tinc­tion in Eng­land by 1800 (3) 11 Love on a Branch … 1994 TV minis­eries that used Oxburgh Hall, Hey­don and Wey­bourne Sta­tion as film­ing lo­ca­tions (4) 12 Old rhyme: The man in the moon came down too soon, And asked his way to Nor­wich. He went to the south, And burnt his mouth, By eat­ing cold plum … (8) 14 Mervyn King from Fak­en­ham won the World In­door … Cham­pi­onship in 2006 (5) 15 Per­sim­mon, whose statue is at Sandringha­m, won the Ep­som … in 1896 (5) 20 It was said that these oc­curred due to the cross of Bromholm (8) 22 River that rises near Melton Con­sta­ble (4) 24 It is said that a witch with a wooden … was buried alive in the church­yard of East Somer­ton (3) 25 Arthur Co­nan Doyle wrote The Ad­ven­ture of the Danc­ing … while stay­ing at Hap­pis­burgh (3) 26 Small tree at Dar­row Wood doesn’t sound young? (5) 27 King’s …, North Nor­folk town (4) 28 … Pepys, fa­mous di­arist who was MP for Cas­tle Ris­ing in the 17th cen­tury (6)

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2 The Cas­tle of … of­ten con­sid­ered to be the first Gothic novel, was writ­ten by Ho­race Walpole, son of Robert Walpole of Houghton Hall (7) 3 River that flows west of Thet­ford (4) 4 Humphry …, fa­mous landscape gar­dener who at­tended Nor­wich Gram­mar School (6) 5 Birds play foot­ball in Nor­wich? (8) 6 Yes­ter­day’s …, for­mer Yar­mouth mu­seum (5) 7 And 9 Across J.M. Bar­rie, au­thor of the chil­dren’s clas­sic …, once vis­ited Cromer (5 and 3) 8 East Dere­ham crest has a golden stag be­tween three … coro­nets (4) 13 Honor …, who as Pussy Ga­lore in Goldfin­ger trans­ported the dirty bomb in the Hiller he­li­copter, was re­united with the Hiller at the 2015 Old Buck­en­ham Air­show (8) 16 Mar­tin …, sports com­men­ta­tor from King’s Lynn (7) 17 See 1 Across 18 Hun­stan­ton Lawn … Tour­na­ment claims to be Bri­tain’s big­gest tour­na­ment for this sport (6) 19 Ha­con’s In­com­pa­ra­ble, named after Mr Ha­con of Down­ham Mar­ket, is a type of … (4) 21 Cru­saders play this in Nor­wich? (5) 23 In 2013, Chan­nel 4’s Time … vis­ited the Bra­n­odunum Ro­man fort, Bran­caster (4)

SIM­PLE CLUES

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1 Some­one who heals the sick and in­jured (6) 5 Large farm an­i­mals (4) 8 Small bush with yel­low flow­ers and thorns (5) 9 Round con­tainer used for cook­ing (3) 10 Group of fish eggs found in­side a fish (3) 11 A row of peo­ple or things (4) 12 Oat­meal boiled with milk or wa­ter (8) 14 Round con­tain­ers used for eat­ing food (5) 15 City in Der­byshire (5) 20 Ex­tra­or­di­nary events at­trib­uted to a divine agency (8) 22 River that flows into Brey­don Wa­ter (4) 24 Body part to which a foot is at­tached (3) 25 Adult hu­man males (3) 26 Older than some­one (5) 27 Fe­male name (4) 28 Man’s name (6)

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2 Ana­gram of “not rota” (7) 3 Found in “the town” (4) 4 Ana­gram of “nor pet” (6) 5 Yel­low singing birds (8) 6 The earth, with all its coun­tries, peo­ples, and nat­u­ral fea­tures (5) 7 Man’s name (5) 8 Metal and colour (4) 13 Colour fol­lowed by a male adult? (8) 16 Mar­tin …, F1 com­men­ta­tor (7) 17 Not large (5) 18 Game where 2-4 players hit a ball across a net with rack­ets (6) 19 Sweet fruit typ­i­cally nar­rower at the stalk and wider at the base (4) 21 Game where an oval ball is kicked, car­ried, and passed from hand to hand (5) 23 Group of peo­ple who work to­gether (4)

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