Gi­ant Cross­word

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

ACROSS

1 Na­tive Amer­i­can dwelling (6) 5 Pond (4) 8 Drink (6) 10 Para­sol (8) 14 Stitch­ing (6) 16 Ex­poses (5) 22 US po­lit­i­cal party mem­ber (8) 23 Sail­ing back and forth (7) 24 Es­cape (7) 26 Chief ex­ec­u­tive (9) 27 Spheres (4) 29 Lou __, Amer­i­can singer (4) 30 Toi­let, in­for­mally (3) 31 De­part (5) 33 __ Hath­away, US ac­tress (4) 34 Aloof­ness (10) 35 Un­even (5) 36 __ Bly­ton, au­thor (4) 39 Flight providers (8) 41 Bet (6) 42 Mer­chant (6) 43 Off­spring (5) 45 Ex­er­cis­ing one’s au­thor­ity (10) 49 Op­po­site of acid (6) 51 US state (5) 54 Lover (10) 55 All right (4,4) 60 Small pieces of coloured pa­per (8) 62 Dis­tant mil­i­tary po­si­tion (7) 63 Swin­dle (5) 64 Pulls (5) 65 Hat (3) 68 Midge __, Scot­tish mu­si­cian (3) 69 Ex­treme (5) 71 __ Ledger, late Aus­tralian ac­tor (5) 72 Wind­pipe (7) 75 Fuel sources (3-5) 80 Draw­ings or mes­sages painted on walls (8) 82 In re­al­ity (2,8) 84 Tan­gles (5) 86 Herba­ceous plant (6) 88 Be brought be­fore court (5,5) 91 Foyer (5) 93 Stretch out (6) 95 Painful spasms (6) 97 Ap­pear­ing (8) 100 Re­spon­si­bil­ity (4) 102 Gold mea­sure (5) 103 Key­board in­stru­ment (10) 104 1980s Bri­tish band (4) 106 Type of dog (5) 109 Dis­tress call (1,1,1) 110 __ Murs, UK singer (4) 111 The __, TV show about the Metropoli­tan Po­lice (4) 112 Good luck sym­bol (9) 114 Threads (7) 117 Mediter­ranean coastal re­gion (7) 118 Let­ters (8) 119 Heav­enly be­ing (5) 120 Rub­bish or re­mains (6) 121 Long-run­ning cur­rent af­fairs doc­u­men­tary pro­gramme (8) 122 Dis­re­gard (6) 123 Side­kick to Ja­far in Dis­ney’s Aladdin (4) 124 Col­lect (6)

DOWN

2 Type of let­tuce (7) 3 Courted (5) 4 Al­co­holic drink (7) 6 Ex­pen­di­ture (9) 7 Re­gional (5) 8 Balearic Is­land (5) 9 Quag­mire (3) 11 Cut grass (3) 12 Ice __, an­i­mated film (3) 13 Lingers (7) 14 Sug­ary (5) 15 Fa­mous bat­tle (8) 17 Saunter (5) 18 Cold dish (5) 19 Type of paint­ing (5,4) 20 Pub­lic school (4) 21 Par­ent (6) 25 Re­lin­quish (5) 26 Grassy plain (7) 28 Over­see (9) 32 Type of tree (3) 33 In a lively man­ner (7) 37 __ His­lop, UK jour­nal­ist (3) 38 James __, US ac­tor (6) 40 Rigid (5) 41 Hugh __, UK ac­tor (5) 43 Stand­ing ac­cused (2,3,4) 44 Was in­cor­rect (5) 46 Jude __, UK ac­tor (3) 47 Dis­tant (3) 48 Cake (6) 50 From Tel Aviv, e.g. (7) 52 Gov­ern­ment style (9) 53 Give the right to (7) 54 School bag (7) 56 With­drew (7) 57 Lots and lots (5) 58 Tele­phone some­one (4) 59 Bread-mak­ing in­gre­di­ent (5) 61 Chooses (4) 66 Ir­reg­u­lar in qual­ity (6) 67 Sol­diers (9) 70 Make void (5) 73 Weapons (6) 74 Types of words (7) 76 Big cats (5) 77 Come next (5) 78 Ap­palled (9) 79 Bread roll (3) 81 En­thu­si­ast (3) 83 Im­mi­nent (2,5) 85 Bri­tish chil­dren’s TV show about a news­pa­per (5,4) 87 Ar­row maker (8) 89 Num­ber (3) 90 Un­der­take (6) 92 Coura­geously (7) 94 Ros­ters (5) 96 Over­coat, in­for­mally (3) 98 Doz­ing (7) 99 Al­le­vi­ate (7) 100 City in state of Ne­braska (5) 101 Mal­ice (5) 103 French cap­i­tal (5) 105 Part of a lad­der (4) 107 Show (5) 108 An­cient Bri­tish tribe (5) 110 Group of eight (5) 113 One-footed jump (3) 115 Spirit (3) 116 Droop (3)

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