Gi­ant Cross­word

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

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1 Disor­gan­ised rab­ble (6) 5 Light pur­ple (5) 8 Most re­cent (6) 10 Em­manuel __, To­golese foot­baller (8) 14 Pro­viso (6) 16 Bill __, or­nithol­o­gist and TV pre­sen­ter (5) 21 Se­lects (5,3) 22 In­structed (7) 23 New York base­ball team (7) 25 Con­stel­la­tion (9) 26 Small church (6) 27 Man’s name (4) 28 __ Jor­dan, dancer (3) 29 Tem­po­rary so­lu­tions (8) 32 __ Hall, Amer­i­can mu­si­cian (5) 33 Shed tears (4) 34 Bib­li­cal char­ac­ter (5) 35 Alexan­der Gra­ham __, in­ven­tor of the tele­phone (4) 38 Fears (6) 40 No­ble gas (5) 42 One who is flu­ent (6,7) 44 Con­grat­u­la­tions! (5) 46 Train (10) 48 Class (6) 51 Ver­ify (7) 54 Large for­mat news­pa­per (10) 55 Fret­ting (8) 59 C.S. Lewis’s fan­tasy land through the wardrobe (6) 60 Large North­ern con­stel­la­tion (5,4) 62 Type of un­der­wear (1-6) 63 Pol­lute (5) 64 The __, all-fe­male pop group (9) 67 Crest on a cock­erel (9) 69 Tem­po­rary pro­fes­sional stand in (5) 71 Have strong ef­fect on (7) 74 Tin­der (9) 77 In­clined (6) 78 Shel­tered and pri­vate (8) 81 Alan __, TV pre­sen­ter and gar­den­ing ex­pert (10) 82 In­ter­con­nected sys­tem (7) 84 Crock­ery (6) 87 Re­vul­sion (10) 90 Sense­less (5) 92 Char­ac­ters in the R.L. Steven­son clas­sic novella of 1886 (6,3,4) 95 Move stealth­ily (5) 96 Ru­ral (6) 98 Wood­wind in­stru­ment (4) 100 Long, fried pieces of potato (5) 101 Un­able to hear (4) 102 Husks of corn (5) 104 Lawyer (8) 107 Play a part (3) 109 Ten­ders (4) 111 Hav­ing a meal (6) 112 Latin name for 60 Across (4,5) 114 Arch of colours (7) 117 Re­mains awake (5,2) 118 Sud­den oc­cur­rence (8) 119 Cook in the oven (5) 120 Lack of se­ri­ous­ness (6) 121 Shop­ping carts (8) 122 Types of birds (6) 123 Rock frag­ments (5) 124 Af­firm (6)

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2 Pi­lot (7) 3 Steals (5) 4 Dregs (of cof­fee) (7) 5 Bingo (5) 6 Slug­gish (9) 7 Quote (4) 8 Song­birds (5) 9 2015 com­edy film with Melissa Mc­carthy (3) 11 Fe­male deer (3) 12 Colour (3) 13 In­testi­nal in­fec­tion (7) 14 Young bird’s cry (5) 15 Through (3) 17 Nerd (slang) (5) 18 Praise en­thu­si­as­ti­cally (5) 19 Break sud­denly (4) 20 Aro­matic resin (6) 24 Stem (5) 25 __ Schumer, Amer­i­can co­me­dian (3) 26 Provider of steady in­come (4,3) 30 Fre­quently (3) 31 Yield (4,3) 34 Opaque white fluid drunk by baby mam­mals (4) 36 __ Tyler, Amer­i­can ac­tress (3) 37 Paul __, Bri­tish co­me­dian (6) 38 __ Shan­non, Amer­i­can rock and roll mu­si­cian (3) 39 Poi­son (7) 40 Al­lots (7) 41 Com­po­si­tion for nine (5) 42 In­no­cent (5) 43 (Of birds) set­tle down for the night (5) 44 Racket sport (9) 45 Com­plies (5) 47 At­tempt (3) 49 Scru­ti­nize (7) 50 With sub­tle shades of mean­ing (7) 52 Town in Lan­cashire (9) 53 From the South West tip of the UK (7) 54 Sur­round (7) 56 Street guide (4,3) 57 Some­where else (3,4) 58 Ger­man mas­cu­line name (4) 61 Small is­land, nor­mally in a river (4) 65 Emit (7) 66 Desserts (7) 68 Small Rus­sian pan­cakes (5) 70 __ _ Blige, Amer­i­can singer and song­writer (4,1) 72 Parts of a flower’s corolla (6) 73 Po­lite way of re­fer­ring to an un­pleas­ant per­son (2-3-2) 75 Un­fas­ten (5) 76 Rings (5) 79 Star sign (3) 80 Mov­ing to mu­sic (7) 83 Ab­duc­tor (9) 85 Thus (3) 86 Post­man Pat’s cat (4) 88 Hair­style (3) 89 Cringe (6) 91 Suf­fer­ing from lack of iron in the blood (7) 93 Sour yo­ghurt-type drink (5) 94 Ja­panese mon­e­tary unit (3) 96 Sail­ing com­pe­ti­tion (7) 97 Asians (7) 98 Wil­low (5) 99 Leaves (5) 101 __ Spring­field, English singer (5) 103 Fe­male pro­noun (3) 105 The Lon­don Un­der­ground (4) 106 20th cen­tury Ir­ish poet (5) 108 The ones there (5) 109 Cap (5) 110 Ques­tions (4) 112 Type of gun (3) 113 Fast stream (3) 115 Climb­ing plant (3) 116 Hair­piece (3)

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