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The ac­claimed ac­tresses Glenda Jack­son and max­ine Peake have both played what sort of roles? Solve the cross­word, then read down the shaded squares.

ACROSS

1 Large coun­try house (7) 5 one of 12 in the zo­diac (4,4) 9 High in stature (4) 13 make less high (5) 14 Royal staff or ba­ton (7) 15 crim­i­nal (7) 16 Draw up an out­line (5) 17 Toast­ing part of a cooker (5) 18 See 7 Down 20 Large strong-box (5) 21 Lit­tle-known (7) 23 Sal­vador - - -, Span­ish artist (4) 26 obli­ga­tion, re­spon­si­bil­ity (4) 27 Sword-fight­ing sport (7) 30 ac­com­pa­nies (7) 34 changed the text, edited very heav­ily (7) 36 a pulse used in health food (6) 37 com­plete (5) 39 ital­ian soft cheese (10) 40 cit­rus-flavoured plant used in asian teas, soups and cur­ries (5,5) 42 Be­gin­ning (5) 43 metal-at­tract­ing de­vice (6) 44 Take by sur­prise (7) 46 Hide away (7) 47 course of treat­ment (7) 48 en­trance room (4) 53 Let’s Go Fly a - - -, Mary Pop­pins song (4)

54 at­lantic hol­i­day is­land off the coast of mo­rocco (7) 55 Sim­ple - - -, 56 Down rhyme char­ac­ter (5) 58 Va­grants (6) 60 Large re­li­gious build­ing (5) 62 Jockey (5) 66 Pam­phlet (7) 67 nim­ble­ness, flex­i­bil­ity (7) 68 Find the an­swer (5) 69 Sport­ing team (4) 70 an­gle of slope (8) 71 money man­age­ment (7)

Down

1 Tune­ful (7) 2 cor­ner shop sell­ing pa­pers and mag­a­zines (9) 3 get on your nerves (8) 4 Snout (4) 5 Wooden hut (4) 6 Stage player (5) 7 and 18 across 221B Baker Street res­i­dent (8,6) 8 Do­nate (4) 10 Type of clock (5) 11 nar­row Vik­ing seago­ing ves­sel (8) 12 Del­uge, in­un­da­tion (5) 19 Lower arm joint (5) 22 Yel­low fruit (6) 24 Space­man (9) 25 Per­son from oslo, per­haps (9) 26 a na­tional park in Devon (8) 28 not sub­ject or li­able to (6) 29 Ta­ble of dates (8) 31 Brother’s re­li­gious re­treat (9) 32 Film maker (8) 33 conch, cockle (8) 35 in­sects home you would not want to dis­turb (5,4) 38 Spread ru­mours (6) 41 Ship’s moor­ing de­vice (6) 45 Stalk of corn (5) 49 ‘ar­mour plated’ bur­row­ing an­i­mal (9) 50 game of­ten played in pub with ninepins (8) 51 Pi­ano part (8) 52 Strong cof­fee made with steam (8) 56 crèche, baby’s room (7) 57 com­pany that makes the iphone (5) 59 Prize for merit (5) 61 Se­lect group (5) 63 as­ter­isk sym­bol (4) 64 Han­dle of a sword (4) 65 ex­trav­a­gant pub­lic­ity (4)

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