Jumbo Puz­zle

Woman's Weekly (UK) - - Puzzle Time -

Sim­ply fill in the cross­word (right) and read down the let­ters in the shaded squares to re­veal a type of book (10).

Across

4 Elec­tri­cal unit (3)

8 Which peo­ple? (3)

13 Patch of fruit trees (7) 14 Bucharest’s coun­try (7) 15 In­sult­ing re­mark (3,4) 16 Earth pre­pared for plant­ing (4)

17 Wood, lum­ber (6) 18 Cow­boy con­test (5) 19 Back­han­der (5)

21 Raise to a higher stan­dard (7)

22 Er­ror, mis­take (7)

24 In­fi­nite, unceas­ing (7) 26 Take a breath (6) 28 Cheer­fully (7)

30 Pos­si­ble to op­er­ate (8) 35 Posses­sive pro­noun (3) 36 Queen’s cas­tle (7)

38 Deep sad­ness (5) 39 Browned bread eaten for break­fast (5)

40 Part of a set in ten­nis(4) 41 Think­ing very hard(13) 43 Crust on a heal­ing wound (4)

47 Chan­nel se­lec­tor (5) 48 Amer­i­can elk (5)

49 Gather in crops (7)

50 Sick (3)

51 Deb­bie___, star of Sin­gin’ in the Rain (8)

52 Deadly poi­son (7) 54 Dis­ease with the strain bubonic (6)

57 Pestered, ir­ri­tated (7) 60 Ex­am­ine in de­tail(7) 62 Dublin’s coun­try (7)

64 Use a rub­ber (5)

66 No___, road sign(5) 67 Sport played on ice or grass (6)

68 Be­come a mem­ber of (4)

70 In­crease the size of (7)

71 Typ­i­cal spec­i­men (7)

72 Make a face (7)

73 Word paired with ‘nei­ther’ (3)

74 Ex­pected to ar­rive (3)

Down

1 Hy­drat­ing

(skin) (12)

2 Per­form­ing in a play (6)

3 Tank, cis­tern(3)

4 Ar­dent fan (7)

5 Likely, ex­pected to hap­pen (8)

6 Arab chief (4)

7 Grunted while asleep (6) 8 Roams, ram­bles(7)

9 Speak up against (6)

10 Ac­ci­den­tally strike (your toe) (4)

11 Tinc­ture used on wounds (6)

12 Paid out too lit­tle(10) 20 Splashes around (7) 23 Cow’s milk bag (5) 25 South___, US state(6) 27 Re­ward given to en­sure a se­cret is kept(4,5)

29 Light beer (5) 31 Rule­breaker (8)

32 ___out, ex­pand­ing ac­tiv­i­ties in a new di­rec­tion (9)

33 Told, let know (8) 34 Christ­mas sea­son (6) 37 Zone, area(6)

42 Very poor(5)

44 Per­former in a tutu(6,6) 45 Floppy, limp (6)

46 Calmer, more steady (7) 47 Me­naced (10) 49 Use­ful, con­ve­nient (5) 53 Soaked to the skin (8) 55 Black leop­ard (7)

56 Go in dif­fer­ent direc­tions (7)

58 Al­most, ap­prox­i­mately (6)

59 Be­come more pro­found (6)

61 Be­sides, at all events (6)

63 Wa­ter­proof jacket (6)

65 Com­mon Con­ti­nen­tal cur­rency unit (4)

67 Ex­trav­a­gant pub­lic­ity (4)

69 Grunt­ing farm an­i­mal (3)

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