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Ancient empire ruled by Darius and Xerxes (6) Sleeps in a tent (5) Erode (6) Forceful (8) Aspiring (6) Clips (5) Irish province (8) Tacking with metal fasteners (7) Junior Girl Guide (7) Fool (9) Vic __, UK comedian (6) Store (4) Deactivate­d (3) Unusual (8) 32 33 34 35 38 40 42 44 46 48 51 54 55 59

Manner (5) Back (4) Out-of-date (5) Female pigs (4) Boats (6) Plant fibre (5) Coup de grâce (8,5) Copying (5) Round-trip tariff (6,4) Gets down on one’s knees (6) French city (7) Relating separately to each person (10) Rosebay (8) Neater (6) 60 62 63 64 67 69 71 74 77 78 81 82 84 87 90

Public announcer (4,5) Hankered after (7) Makes final changes to (5) Tea that isn’t prebagged (5-4) Fruit-bearing plant (9) Belief (5) German water spirit (7) Plentiful (9) Airstrip (6) Without breeze (8) Sleeping pads (10) Topic (7) Heaviness (6) Motorised vessels (10) English river (5) 92 95 96 98 100 101 102 104 107 109 111 112 114 117

Unexpected­ly and satisfying­ly brief (5,3,5) Relieved (5) Stubborn (6) __ Ford, former UK newsreader (4) Lariat (5) Epidermis (4) Scalpel (5) Table of dates (8) At the rear (3) Manage (4) Matter (6) Racket sport (9) Sprinting (7) Skirt level (7) 118 119 120 121 122 123 124

Five-sided shape (8) Thick rope (5) Wound cloth headwear (6) Breakfast food (8) Flag (6) Water lily (5) Poser (6)

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