Gi­ant Cross­word

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

ACROSS 1 __ Christie, crime nov­el­ist (6) 5 Up­ends (4) 8 __ 13, 1995 Tom Hanks film (6) 10 Hawai­ian port (8) 14 Asian peo­ple (6) 16 Suc­cinct (5) 22 Out­doors (8) 23 With­out duty (3-4) 24 Cheru­bic (7) 26 Tree-lined street (9) 27 Run away to marry (5) 29 Luge (4) 30 __ Lovelace, 19th cen­tury English math­e­ma­ti­cian (3) 31 Pe­ri­ods of time (5) 33 Lads (4) 34 Aux­il­iary flame (5,5) 35 Cas­tle in Perthshire, Scotland (5) 36 Spheres (4) 39 In­for­mal greet­ing (3) 40 Skin care prod­uct (8) 42 Fearne __, Bri­tish TV and ra­dio pre­sen­ter (6) 43 South African port (6) 44 __ Parker, Spi­der­man’s se­cret iden­tity (5) 46 Ad­min­is­tra­tive of­fi­cials (10) 49 Hav­ing a low ph (6) 51 __ Rigg, Bri­tish ac­tress (5) 54 Seem­ingly (10) 56 Rem­edy (8) 61 Ap­pear­ing (8) 63 Saves (7) 64 Ap­peal earnestly (5) 65 Royal (5) 66 Part of the mouth (3) 68 Re­strain (4) 70 2012 Ben Af­fleck film (4) 71 __ Ritchie, Bri­tish direc­tor (3) 72 __ Hub­ble, Amer­i­can as­tronomer (5) 74 Dis­cus­sion group (5) 75 Breast­bone (7) 78 Suf­fered (8) 83 Mediter­ranean is­land (8) 85 Amazed (10) 87 Sound (5) 89 The Rolling __, Bri­tish band (6) 91 South Amer­i­can ro­dent (10) 94 Range (5) 96 Coun­sel (6) 98 French cook­ery term (6) 100 Act of pulling (8) 102 __ Owen, Bri­tish ac­tor (3) 104 Try out (4) 106 More un­usual (5) 107 Fortress (10) 109 En­treaty (4) 111 Is­lamic God (5) 114 Hu­mour, in­tel­li­gence (3) 115 Sodium chlo­ride (4) 116 Fos­silised resin (5) 117 Sta­tionery item (9) 118 Run away (7) 121 Street seller (7) 122 As­sumed (8) 123 Mid­dle (5) 124 Dried grape (6) 125 Once more (3,5) 126 Pass by (6) 127 Singing voice (4) 128 Spat­ter (6)

DOWN 2 Re­gion of North­ern Is­rael (7) 3 Fa­tigued (5) 4 North Lon­don foot­ball club (7) 6 Dur­ing pas­sage (2,7) 7 Num­ber (5) 8 Blood ves­sel (5) 9 Meadow (3) 11 Pe­tro­leum (3) 12 Nor­mal (5) 13 De­cep­tion, trick (7) 14 In­tended (5) 15 Red bee­tle (8) 17 Large African mam­mal (in short) (5) 18 Moves briskly (5) 19 Car­bon­ated drink (4,5) 20 Unattrac­tive (4) 21 Pro­mo­tional de­scrip­tions (6) 25 As­cend (5) 26 Ex­ploded (5,2) 28 Pre­pos­ter­ous (9) 32 Group (3) 33 Loaf of bread (7) 37 Ex­clude (3) 38 Agency (6) 39 ‘__, shoul­ders, knees and toes’, chil­dren’s song (4) 41 De­tec­tion scan­ner (5) 42 Amer­i­can mam­mal (5) 44 Ce­ramic (9) 45 Monarch (5) 47 Colour (3) 48 Cana­dian pop and coun­try singer (2,4) 50 Bri­tish com­edy film fran­chise (5,2) 52 From a South Amer­i­can coun­try (9) 53 Ill-treated (7) 54 Poi­son (7) 55 Sign of agree­ment (3) 57 Skills (7) 58 Poly­ne­sian king­dom (5) 59 Gi­ant (4) 60 Ital­ian port (5) 62 Yard lined by build­ings (4) 67 Feel­ing of pity (6) 69 Sellers (9) 73 Bird homes (5) 74 In favour of (3) 76 Re­sult (6) 77 Trop­i­cal dis­ease (7) 79 Con­stel­la­tion (5) 80 In­ac­tive (5) 81 Model (9) 82 Em­ployed (4) 84 Lair (3) 86 __ Small, Bri­tish soul singer (7) 88 Ger­man sausage (9) 90 Au­tho­ri­sa­tions (8) 92 Hor­ti­cul­tural tool (3) 93 Sting­ing in­sect (6) 95 Ap­pro­pri­ate (7) 97 Coun­try house (5) 99 Bev­er­age (3) 101 Ec­cen­tric­ity (7) 103 Dis­ease (7) 104 Chucked (5) 105 Large books (5) 107 Fab­ric (5) 108 Chilly (5) 110 Big cat (4) 112 Beaver’s den (5) 113 Turk­ish sweet (5) 115 Oar (5) 119 Travel over snow (3) 120 __ Boy, Only Fools and Horses char­ac­ter (3)

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.