Celeb­word & Scopes

Ahead for you – plus David Wells re­veals what’s Take time out with our crossword

Now (UK) - - STARS -

What links the fam­i­lies in which coun­try mu­sic leg­end Dolly Par­ton and ac­tor Mark Wahlberg grew up?

ACROSS

1 Spouse (7)

5 - -- to Heaven, Led Zep­pelin clas­sic (8)

9 Desert grains (4)

13 Reg­u­la­tions (5)

14 Num­ber in a rugby union side (7)

15 Make louder (7)

16 Cruise ship (5)

17 Na­tion (5)

18 Swiss break­fast ce­real (6)

20 Soft brushed leather (5)

21 Grad­u­ally di­min­ish to noth­ing (7)

23 Fine net­ting (4)

26 Itemise (4)

27 Pear-shaped fruit (7)

30 Painter’s re­peat­ing pat­tern (7)

34 Since, on ac­count of (7)

36 Small hawk (6)

37 Lift with great ef­fort (5)

39 Fourth digit on the left hand (4,6)

40 Au­di­tion for a film role on cam­era (6,4)

42 Have con­fi­dence in (5)

43 Fish­er­man with rod and reel (6)

44 Booze (7)

46 In­hale and ex­hale (7)

47 Fel­low sol­dier (7)

48 Make a sound like a snake, or a punc­tured tyre (4)

53 Painfully ten­der (4)

54 Pills (7)

55 Love’s lit­tle archer (5) AN­SWERS 58 Set of steps (6)

60 Edi­tion of a pub­li­ca­tion (5)

62 Name of a book (5)

66 Pull the ends of a knot, make more se­cure (7)

67 Bare rocks pro­trud­ing from the ground (7)

68 En­coun­ters (5)

69 Sketch (4)

70 Putting oth­ers first (8)

71 Con­tin­u­ing with­out any break (3-4)

DOWN

1 Bar­ri­ers on an ath­let­ics track (7)

2 Thin sliv­ers of wood, painful in caught if a fin­ger (9)

3 Wholly en­grossed (8)

4 Silly (4)

5 Mild, gen­tle (4)

6 Wide awake, watch­ful (5)

7 Noise made by your phone (8)

8 Eden res­i­dent (4) 10 As­sumed name (5)

11 Il­lu­mi­na­tion di­rectly from the sun (8)

12 Pour­ing tube on a teapot (5)

19 Roof­ing ma­te­rial from split rocks (5)

22 Walk like a duck (6)

24 Name of two queens of Eng­land (9)

25 If you’re skat­ing here, you’re tak­ing a big risk (2,4,3)

26 Set free (8)

28 Cap­i­tal of Aus­tria (6)

29 Mild stim­u­lant found in cof­fee (8)

31 Train car­riage where food and drink is avail­able (6,3)

32 Ma­gi­cian, caster of spells (8)

33 Cold-blooded an­i­mals (8)

35 Wil­liam the - - -, king crowned in 1066 (9)

38 In­sist upon (6)

41 Very nearly (6)

45 In­ex­pen­sive (5)

49 Rest­less, anx­ious to progress (9)

50 Sep­a­rated, quar­an­tined (8)

51 What hap­pens when you get past 1 in a rocket’s count­down (5-3)

52 Fly­ing - - -, fa­mous steam lo­co­mo­tive (8)

56 Put on your glad rags (5,2)

57 Word that can come be­fore of­fi­cer, crime and cash (5)

59 Fixed doc­trine (5)

61 Re­lease a knot or a bow (5)

63 Sin­gle time (4)

64 Coloured part of eye (4)

65 Re­volve rapidly (4)

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