Gi­ant Cross­word

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

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1 Ma­rine crea­ture (8) 5 Am­bles (7) 9 Adorn­ments (9) 14 Em­bar­rass (5) 16 Cris­tiano Ron­aldo’s na­tion­al­ity (10) 23 Fruit (6) 24 Woman’s name (9) 25 Emerg­ing from sleep (7) 26 __ G, Sacha Baron Co­hen char­ac­ter (3) 27 Film-mak­ers (9) 28 Trail along (4) 29 Al­lu­sions (10) 30 Vis­ual track­ing soft­ware used in ten­nis and cricket (4-3) 31 __ Lake, Tchaikovsk­y bal­let (4) 32 Dog­like (6) 33 Spe­cific quan­tity of medicine (4) 34 De­prives of food (7) 37 A baf­fling or in­sol­u­ble ques­tion (5) 38 UK rock band who sang Some­where Only We Know (5) 39 Heav­enly be­ing (5) 40 Speed-set­ters (10) 42 Steep (5) 43 Flat­ter (8) 48 Trouser ac­ces­sory (4) 49 Char­ac­ter­is­tic modes of pro­nun­ci­a­tion (7) 50 Light-hearted mu­si­cal drama (8) 51 Flat­fish (3) 52 Es­tate em­ployee (10) 53 Ex­ile (6) 58 Chair part (8) 61 __ But­ler, 300 ac­tor (6) 62 Items of pho­to­graphic equip­ment (7) 63 Nu­dity (8) 65 Ar­rang­ing (10) 70 Light-cov­ers (10) 72 Jour­nal­ist (8) 73 Roger __, Swiss ten­nis player (7) 74 English county (6) 75 Tied (8) 82 Vote (6) 83 Pre­dic­tor (10) 85 Droop (3) 86 Breed (8) 87 Rule (7) 88 Con­ser­va­tive Party mem­ber or sup­porter (4) 94 Guard (8) 95 __ West, US singer and record pro­ducer (5) 96 Build­ing trade crafts­man (10) 97 Wear away (5) 98 Fet­ter (5) 99 Waltz, e.g. (5) 103 Spite (7) 105 High hills (4) 106 Sam­ples (6) 108 __ Mour­inho, Manch­ester United man­ager (4) 109 Slapped (7) 110 Sta­tionery scraps (5,5) 113 Chris­tian __, The Dark Knight ac­tor (4) 114 De­file (9) 115 Pres­i­dent Lin­coln’s nick­name (3) 116 Cu­pid­ity (7) 118 Romps (9) 119 __ Perón, for­mer Pres­i­dent of Ar­gentina (6) 120 Dis­cour­ag­ing weapons (10) 121 Pro­pel­ler (5) 122 Fool­ish (9) 123 Cut (7) 124 Vot­ers (8)

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2 Trio (9) 3 Sym­bol­ised (11) 4 Sup­plied (6) 6 Sod (4) 7 Col­lapsi­ble millinery item (5,3) 8 Pas­sion to per­form (5-5) 9 Tan­talised (6) 10 Girl’s name (3) 11 Apes (8) 12 Near (4) 13 Sailor (8) 14 De­fence (5) 15 Re­ceiver (9) 17 Vent (6) 18 Ir­ri­tat­ing (8) 19 Com­pre­hends (11) 20 Frighten (5) 21 Sang to (9) 22 Re­couped (9) 31 Sur­prised (8) 35 The __, for­mer band (7) 36 Par­rot (5) 41 De­clares (6) 44 Fun­da­men­tal na­ture (7) 45 Un­usual (4) 46 Hum­bled (7) 47 Noble­men (5) 54 Semi­precious stone (4) 55 Shoestring­s (5) 56 Ir­ri­gated (7) 57 Speed con­test (4) 59 Flow (7) 60 Skin blem­ish (4) 64 Kinghts (4) 66 At­tack (3,2) 67 Veg­eta­bles (6) 68 __ Cruz, Vanilla Sky ac­tress (8) 69 Salad plant (7) 71 Trial sys­tem (5,6) 76 At that time (4) 77 Lux­u­ri­ous (11) 78 Men­ders (9) 79 Steals (5) 80 Unor­dained preach­ers (3,7) 81 Plan (9) 84 Con­fec­tionery item (9) 89 Un­law­ful en­tre­pre­neur (9) 90 Post­pone pun­ish­ment (8) 91 Ten­der­ness (8) 92 Noble rank (8) 93 Brown sugar (8) 100 __ Kings, 2008 film star­ring Keanu Reeves (6) 101 Of­fi­cials (6) 102 Ital­ian city (6) 104 As­ton­ish (5) 107 Step (5) 111 Proud (4) 112 __ Blanchett, Lord of the Rings ac­tress (4) 117 Anger (3)

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