Gi­ant Cross­word

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

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1 Stripe (6) 5 Travel per­mit (4) 8 Split, hew (6) 10 Re­buke (8) 14 Mea­gre (6) 16 North­ern African coun­try (5) 22 Mimic (8) 23 Mo­tives (7) 24 Try (7) 26 Most im­por­tant (9) 27 __ Ri­vas, Span­ish model (4) 29 Mum­ble words (4) 30 Dis­tress call (1,1,1) 31 Fe­male char­ac­ter in West Side Story (5) 33 Cen­tre (4) 34 Gen­er­ous (4-6) 35 Slow mu­si­cal speed (5) 36 Body of wa­ter (4) 39 Bony piece of pork (5,3) 41 Vol­un­teers (6) 42 Fine plas­ter (6) 43 Doesn’t have (5) 45 Be­have care­lessly (4,6) 49 Spicy sausage (6) 51 Small is­land (5) 54 Star­ring ac­tor (7,3) 55 Gar­den plant (5,3) 60 Tem­pes­tu­ous wa­ter (5,3) 62 Vie (7) 63 State­ment of be­lief (5) 64 Devil (5) 65 Type of tree (3) 68 Hor­ti­cul­tural tool (3) 69 Si­cil­ian crim­i­nal or­gan­i­sa­tion (5) 71 Sug­gest (5) 72 More flavour­ful (7) 75 Par­tic­i­pate (4,4) 80 Can­died stems (8) 82 Clas­si­cal mu­si­cians (10) 84 Christo­pher __, Superman ac­tor (5) 86 Strip (6) 88 One by one (6,4) 91 Ma­rine mam­mals (5) 93 Curt (6) 95 De­struc­tive crim­i­nal (6) 97 Be­come stale (8) 100 Ac­ces­si­ble (4) 102 Or­der of ar­chi­tec­ture (5) 103 School prin­ci­pal (10) 104 Church re­cess (4) 106 Par­rot (5) 109 Af­fir­ma­tive (3) 110 Wished (farewell) (4) 111 Per­cus­sion in­stru­ment (4) 112 Cock­ney (4,5) 114 Re­tail­ers (7) 117 Mediter­ranean coastal re­gion (7) 118 Ob­vi­ous (8) 119 US state (5) 120 Un­sul­lied (6) 121 Visor to aid sleep (8) 122 Zoo worker (6) 123 Looked at (4) 124 Per­former (6)

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2 Glass (7) 3 Go into (5) 4 Tomato sauce (7) 6 Set aside (2,7) 7 Wake-up call (5) 8 Group of singers (5) 9 Through (3) 11 Type of tree (3) 12 Fe­male pro­noun (3) 13 Mi­gra­tory (7) 14 Heap (5) 15 Gazelle, e.g. (8) 17 Per­fect (5) 18 Gem­stone (5) 19 Pro­hibit (9) 20 The Sun, e.g. (4) 21 Span­ish woman (6) 25 Sub­ject (5) 26 First woman in Greek mythol­ogy (7) 28 By the way (2,7) 32 Man’s name, short­ened (3) 33 Ha­bit­ual (7) 37 Rel­a­tives (3) 38 Con­flict (6) 40 Ex­ist­ing (5) 41 Leers (5) 43 English city (9) 44 Stitch­ing lines (5) 46 Se­lect (3) 47 En­quire (3) 48 Dis­ap­pear (6) 50 From Tel Aviv, e.g. (7) 52 Adorn­ments (9) 53 Notes from a meet­ing (7) 54 Op­po­nent of new tech­nolo­gies (7) 56 De­vel­oped (7) 57 Tests (5) 58 Awaken (4) 59 Pro­jec­tion on the end of tim­ber (5) 61 Fools (4) 66 Ja­panese gar­ment (6) 67 Un­will­ing to wait (9) 70 Wrong (5) 73 Scratch (6) 74 Set free (7) 76 Bell tolling (5) 77 Skins (5) 78 Week­day (9) 79 In­sect (3) 81 Ovum (3) 83 More thin on the ground (7) 85 What­ever hap­pens (2,3,4) 87 Saviours (8) 89 Mis­chievous sprite (3) 90 Mys­tery (6) 92 Showy flow­ers (7) 94 Whirls (5) 96 Wa­ter bar­rier (3) 98 Punched (7) 99 Rhythm (7) 100 African mam­mal (5) 101 Com­pass point (5) 103 Hurry (5) 105 Vic­tim of a hunt (4) 107 Lid (5) 108 In which place (5) 110 No­ble­man (5) 113 Owed (3) 115 Boy (3) 116 Re­fer­ring to a woman (3)

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