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Christmas Jumbo Twospeed Crossword 29x29 grid (PA)

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JUMBO CHRISTMAS CROSSWORD 2014 – double

CRYPTIC CLUES

ACROSS

1.         Item of post from amusing person (4)

4.         Number of wise men upset there (5)

7.         Father initially used it with orange, e.g. (5)

10.       Pals out in the mountains (4)

12.       Scent used by leader of orchestra, sullen (5)

14.       Pinch dram (3)

15.       Article produced by member backing virtuous person (5)

17.       Quiet worker with ring in theatrical entertainment (5)

20.       Woman seen in Northern river at no time (5)

21.       Number of ladies dancing popular in the Tyneside area (4)

23.       Dancer is too agitated to get adornments (11)

24.       Volunteers taken in by sister of celebrity (4)

26.       Decorate part of road ornately (5)

27.       A lieutenant with hesitation given change (5)

28.       Journalist in the morning wanting cheese (4)

29.       A couple of bachelors returning to monks’ superior (5)

30.       Number using small flat (5)

31.       Drink imbibed by ailing rogues (4)

32.       Odd range generating fury (5)

37.       My pet turned out to be hungry (5)

39.       With energy, a stricter Oriental (9)

42.       Cake coating used by fanatic in Gateshead (5)

43.       Why join upstart and the French for Christmas? (4)

44.       Woman confusing army (4)

45.       Skinflint, male, is seen with the queen (5)

48.       Agitated former partner quoted (7)

52.       Fruit from South Africa – a must, perhaps (4)

53.       Mark’s small vehicle (4)

55.       Expel some infamous thug (4)

57.       Overseer upsetting fan more (7)

60.       Chance for man rod confused (6)

62.       Man returning to verse in cracker (5)

63.       Deserter – one being shown fixed allowance (6)

65.       Showily manly graduate, cold, beside house (5)

67.       Fruit, very soft, used in drink (5)

68.       Woman’s company dance (5)

69.       Leave said sweet (7)

70.       A royal man’s impressive display (5)

72.       Royal one was first to be angered (5)

73.       Incident in flat with first of tourists (5)

75.       New seat is used for afternoon sleep (6)

77.       Irritate woman with ring, unknown (5)

78.       Bulbs needed soon in mixture (6)

83.       Unusual fur left with sweet (7)

84.       Money staked on a Greek character (4)

85.       Compère shot accidentally (4)

87.       Five set out to get merry (7)

88.       Anticipate and understand golfer’s warning shout first (7)

90.       Rubbish about a Southern cook (5)

91.       Fellow rings head of department needing nourishment (4)

92.       First of students with equipment producing sketch (4)

94.       Fellow with hat I replaced showing confidence (5)

95.       Conservative rushed past covering up blunder with fruit (9)

99.       Dessert, small, eaten by saint (5)

102.     Head of school in art gallery showing discernment (5)

104.     Aide’s strange notion (4)

105.     Small worker – a bringer of presents (5)

106.     Conservative with quantity of paper, off-white (5)

107.     Wintry weather in the capital of Scotland at the moment (4)

108.     A small bird, pale (5)

110.     English master with finale to edit (5)

111.     Head of school went first with toboggan (4)

113.     Decorations, spare, in chap’s reorganisation (5,6)

114.     Friend after ring’s gemstone (4)

115.     King in some confusion finding fumes (5)

117.     View of six small volunteers (5)

119.     Mischievous creatures ruining most of sleeve (5)

120.     Trendy new pub (3)

121.     Shrub of a greater age (5)

122.     Difficulty for small horse (4)

123.     Helpful hints given by youth leader slightly drunk (5)

124.     Old-fashioned cooker popular once more (5)

125.     Trees in the Spanish manuscript (4)

QUICK CLUES

ACROSS

1.         Amusing person (4)

4.         Number of wise men (5)

7.         Orange, e.g. (5)

10.       Mountain range (4)

12.       Smell (5)

14.       Dram (3)

15.       Divine messenger (5)

17.       Theatrical entertainment (5)

20.       At no time (5)

21.       ‘--- ladies dancing’ (4)

23.       Adornments (11)

24.       Celestial body (4)

26.       Decorate (5)

27.       Change (5)

28.       Dutch cheese (4)

29.       Monks’ superior (5)

30.       ‘--- swans a-swimming’ (5)

31.       Drink (4)

32.       Fury (5)

37.       Containing nothing (5)

39.       Oriental person (9)

42.       Cake coating (5)

43.       Christmas (4)

44.       Mother Jesus (4)

45.       Scrooge (5)

48.       Agitated (7)

52.       Citrus fruit (7)

53.       Blemish (4)

55.       Expel (4)

57.       Supervisor (8)

60.       Haphazard (6)

62.       Verse in cracker (5)

63.       Fixed allowance (6)

65.       Showily manly (5)

67.       Fruit (5)

68.       Party with dancing (5)

69.       Pudding (7)

70.       Impressive display (5)

72.       Angered (5)

73.       Happening (5)

75.       Afternoon sleep (6)

77.       Irritate (5)

78.       Pungent bulbs (6)

83.       Sweet (7)

84.       Second Greek letter (4)

85.       Multitude (4)

87.       Christmassy (7)

88.       Predict (7)

90.       Cook in oven (5)

91.       Grub (4)

92.       Theatrical sketch (4)

94.       Trust (5)

95.       Fruit used to make sauce (9)

99.       Dessert (5)

102.     Flavour (5)

104.     Notion (4)

105.     --- Claus (5)

106.     Fatty part of milk (5)

107.     Frozen atmospheric vapour (4)

108.     Pale (5)

110.     Edit (5)

111.     Toboggan (4)

113.     Decorations (5,6)

114.     Gemstone (4)

115.     Fumes (5)

117.     View (5)

119.     Sprites (5)

120.     Pub (3)

121.     Senior (5)

122.     Hidden drawback (4)

123.     Slightly drunk (5)

124.     Once more (5)

125.     Trees (4)

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