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Across
  1. 3. The meat of a deer that is used as food (7)
  2. 7. One of the longest rivers in Europe (5)
  3. 8. Antonym of urban (5)
  4. 10. An ancient Hindu festival that is celebrated in autumn each year; it is also known as the ‘Festival of Lights’ (6)
  5. 12. The shiny, brown seed of the horse chestnut tree (6)
  6. 14. A sour-tasting fruit that is used to make a popular kind of juice (9)
  7. 15. Carcharodon carcharias: also known as ‘The Great _____ Shark’ (5)
  8. 16. In North American usage, the autumn (4)
  9. 17. The art or technique of making maps (11)
  10. 19. The title of the 2013 computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy film inspired by Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale: The Snow Queen (6)
  11. 21. And, but, so, etc. (11)
  12. 22. “Open ______!”: the magic words that Aladdin used to get into the cave; a type of seed (6)
  13. 23. Birthplace of the Italian merchant and traveller Marco Polo (6)
  14. 25. An tall, needle-like ancient Egyptian monument (7)
  15. 26. A system of measurement in which units are related to one another by multiples of ten (7)
  16. 27. The developers of the X-Box video games console (9)
  17. 29. Ed ________: the leader of the Labour party in the UK in 2014 (8)
  18. 30. A region that is barren and desolate (9)
  19. 31. One of the two occasions during the year when the day and the night are the same length of time, caused by the sun crossing the equator (7)
  20. 33. A book listing words and their synonyms according to their different senses and uses (9)
  21. 36. A puzzle or cipher (6)
  22. 38. A bird of ill-omen (6)
Down
  1. 1. One of the most common formats for digital images (4)
  2. 2. The study of the lineage and history of families (9)
  3. 4. Having a strong, offensive or disgusting smell (4)
  4. 5. St ______: the patron saint of Scotland (6)
  5. 6. The capital of Norway (4)
  6. 9. Abraham _______: the 16th president of the United States of America (7)
  7. 11. The square of 5 (6-4)
  8. 13. A spear with a barb at the end, attached to a rope and used to catch whales (7)
  9. 17. An adjective used to describe the order in which things occur or happen (13)
  10. 18. A large group of musicians who play together as an ensemble (9)
  11. 20. The collective noun for cutlery (7)
  12. 24. Extremely or dreadfully ugly; horrifying (7)
  13. 28. A card game for one player (9)
  14. 29. An ancient building or structure that is preserved because of its historical value (8)
  15. 32. Confusion (5)
  16. 34. The highest political institution in Ancient Rome (6)
  17. 35. The site of several fierce battles between German and Allied forces in World War I (5)
  18. 37. The molten, or semi-molten, rock stored beneath the earth’s crust (5)