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Across

1 TV de­tec­tive thought to have been based upon Sir Jeremy …, whose fore­bears were Nor­folk brew­ers (5)

4 Ac­cord­ing to leg­end, the Devil once car­ried these away from Tun­stall church (5)

9 The pas­tor’s room of the 389th Bomb Group Me­mo­rial Ex­hi­bi­tion has the re­mains of a … of Europe painted on a wall (3)

10 Nor­wich is an un­in­cor­po­rated com­mu­nity in … Dakota, USA (5) 11 King’s Lynn has … guild­halls (3) 12 Muham­mad Ali vis­ited Nor­wich in 1971 to pro­mote this drink (8)

13 And 15 Across Martin Shaw, who lives at Hing­ham, starred in “Judge John …” and nar­rated Tolkien’s clas­sic chil­dren’s novel, “The …” (4 and 6)

15 See 13 Across

17 Dur­ing the … The Roses, Ed­ward IV fled by ship from King’s Lynn (4, 2)

20 Cromer is named af­ter this bird (4)

21 Vil­lage and fa­mous stately home (8)

24 Nor­folk has an es­ti­mated 80 mil­lion … trees (3)

25 … Black­man, fa­mous Bond girl who once ate fish and chips at Mar­malade’s Bistro, Sheringham (5)

26 “The Diary … Coun­try Par­son, 1758-1802” is by James Wood­forde, who lived in Weston Longville (2, 1)

27 The … Lady, ghost said to haunt Rayn­ham Hall (5)

28 The rare … bee­tle, pre­vi­ously thought to ex­ist at just 2 UK lo­ca­tions, has now been seen at the Wel­ney Wet­land Cen­tre (5)

Down

1 The skele­ton of the West Run­ton … is one of the most com­plete ever dis­cov­ered (7)

2 Char­ity that has opened a new build­ing at its East Winch Wildlife Cen­tre (1.1.1.1.1.)

3 Al­bert …, fa­mous sci­en­tist who lived in Roughton Heath in the 1930s (8)

5 In 1983, … and the Bun­ny­men played the UEA (4)

6 The Nor­folk Pas­ton fam­ily wrote the Pas­ton …, the ear­li­est record of pri­vate cor­re­spon­dence to sur­vive in Bri­tain (7)

7 Cary …, fa­mous ac­tor who ran away to join the “Nippy Nine” at Nor­wich (5)

8 Cal­i­for­nia is said to have got its name when … coins were found (4)

14 And 23 Down Nor­folk’s Lady Glen­con­nor, lady-in-wait­ing to Princess …, wrote “A Lady in Wait­ing: My Ex­traor­di­nary Life in the Shadow of the Crown” and re­cently ap­peared on “The Gra­ham Nor­ton …” (8 and 4)

16 Cas­tle Ris­ing was once owned by Odo, Bishop of Bayeux, the half-… of Wil­liam the Con­queror (7)

18 A re­cent episode of “… Homes by the Sea” fea­tures one lady’s search for a home on the north Nor­folk coast (7)

19 The motte of Thet­ford Cas­tle is a … 80 feet high and 1000 feet in cir­cum­fer­ence and is said to be the largest motte in Eng­land (5) 20 Crus­tacean caught at Cromer (4) 22 Hethel Old … is the UK’s small­est na­ture re­serve (5)

23 See 14 Down

SIM­PLE CLUES Across

1 Code where let­ters and num­bers are rep­re­sented by strings of dots and dashes (5)

4 Hol­low metal ob­jects that sound a mu­si­cal note when struck (5) 9 Di­a­gram­matic rep­re­sen­ta­tion of an area show­ing cites, roads etc (3)

10 Di­rec­tion on your left when look­ing at the ris­ing sun (5) 11 Num­ber be­tween 1 and 10 (3) 12 Malt drink made with hot milk (8) 13 In­ten­tional ac­tion (4)

15 Bilbo and Frodo Bag­gins are two ex­am­ples of this fan­tasy species cre­ated by JRR Tolkien (6)

17 The … the Roses, 15th cen­tury strug­gle for the throne be­tween the houses of York and Lan­caster (4, 2)

20 Loud black bird that makes a caw­ing sound (4)

21 Vil­lage north-east of King’s Lynn (8)

24 Grey pow­der left af­ter burn­ing a sub­stance (3)

25 High re­spect or credit; ad­her­ence to what is right (5)

26 Found in “macro­fauna” (2, 1) 27 Colour (5)

28 Found in “Spar­tan syl­labus” (5)

Down

1 A hairy, ele­phant-like an­i­mal that is now ex­tinct (7)

2 An­i­mal char­ity (1.1.1.1.1.) 3 Some­one who has ex­cep­tional in­tel­lec­tual abil­ity (8)

5 Noise that is re­peated when a sound hits a sur­face and re­turns (4) 6 Mes­sages writ­ten on pa­per and sent to some­one (7)

7 Money that an or­gan­i­sa­tion or gov­ern­ment gives for a spe­cific pur­pose (5)

8 Yel­low pre­cious metal (4) 14 Woman’s name (8)

16 Male sib­ling (7)

18 State or sit­u­a­tion that is not real or true (7)

19 Small hill, es­pe­cially one made by peo­ple (5)

20 Crus­tacean with ten legs, two of which form pin­cers (4)

22 Sharp point that pro­trudes from the stem of a plant (5) 23 Per­for­mance, of­ten in a theatre (4)

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