Prize-win­ning cross­word

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Use the fol­low­ing words to com­plete a quo­ta­tion from Abra­ham Lin­coln: ”We can 18 across 21 down 30 down 5 across 16 down 27 downs, or 8 down 21 down 27 down 5 across 16 down 30 downs.”

ACROSS

1 For­ti­fied build­ing (6) 5 Shrubs (6) 9 In­tel­lec­tual, brain­box (7) 11 Small bee­tle, a crop pest (6) 12 Noc­tur­nal bird of prey (3) 13 Scis­sors-like gar­den tool (6) 16 Grass, cut and dried (3) 17 His­tor­i­cal pe­riod (3) 18 Be dis­sat­is­fied, grum­ble (8) 22 Or­ange pig­ment found in car­rots (8) 23 Piece of wood for burn­ing, per­haps (3) 24 Fly­ing pol­li­na­tor (3) 26 En­graved us­ing acid (6) 29 and 30 down Va­ri­ety of shrub whose scent is said to re­sem­ble a pop­u­lar bev­er­age! (3,4) 31 Long, loose tra­di­tional Ja­panese robe (6) 32 Chamae­cy­paris, the false ___ (7) 34 An­glo-Welsh river (6) 35 ___ from Am­s­ter­dam, 1958 Max By­graves hit (6)

DOWN

2 Spir­i­tual be­ing (5) 3 and 4 Fi­nal words of a book, per­haps (3,3) 5 Shel­tered, shady place (5) 6 Gar­den out­build­ing (4) 7 Heather genus (5) 8 Show great joy or de­light (7) 10 Sor­bus au­cu­paria, the moun­tain ___ (3) 13 Grass, wrapped and stored as an­i­mal feed (6) 14 Long, heroic poem (4) 15 Part of a minute (6) 16 Pos­sess, hold (4) 19 Bur­row­ing mam­mal, un­wel­come in the gar­den! (4) 20 John ___, Re­gency ar­chi­tect (4) 21 For the rea­son that (7) 25 Ex­clu­sive, su­pe­rior group (5) 27 Sharp pro­jec­tion of a stem (5) 28 Cam­bridgeshire cathe­dral (3) 29 Fas­ten with twine (3,2) 30 See 29 across (4) 32 Baby’s bed (3) 33 Chum (3)

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