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  • 1.) A Christmas Carol is a classic novel by Charles Dickens about a Mr Scrooge (1,9,5)
  • 12.) People might say Ta after being given a present. (2)
  • 14.) Doe A deer. A female reindeer. (Not a drop of golden sun.) (3)
  • 15.) A loving and loyal father could be described as a 'Devoted parent' (7)
  • 16.) Presents are Hid from whom they are going to be given before Christmas Day. (3)
  • 17.) And Lo you will find him lying in a manger. (2)
  • 18.) Three for the Elven-Kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf Lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark Lord on his Dark Throne, and five golden Rings. (5)
  • 20.) The word Ok gives approval, showing that at Christmas, everything is all right. (2)
  • 22.) The Holly and the Ivy (3)
  • 23.) Last Christmas I gave you my heart. (4)
  • 25.) Donner is the reindeer most often mistaken for a kebab. (6)
  • 27.) Elf is an inhabitant of the North Pole who works with Father Christmas, also a film starring Will Ferrell. (3)
  • 28.) The Wise Men were from the East. (4)
  • 30.) The colour of Rudolph's nose is Red. (3)
  • 31.) The Snowman does Melt the day after walking in the air. (4)
  • 33.) A Snowman is a man made out of snow, traditionally made around Christmas. (7)
  • 36.) An Angel is a top Christmas tree decoration, and one told Mary to expect a baby (5)
  • 38.) People kiss under Mistletoe, which is poisonous if eaten. (9)
  • 41.) The first Nowell the angel did say. (6)
  • 42.) Silent Night, Holy Night. (6,5)
  • 44.) 'Religious Studies' was abbreviated at school to RS. (2) (Not 52 down)
  • 46.) Young children Sent on Father Christmas's knee. (3)
  • 47.) If your car slips in the ice, it may end up with a large Dent (4)
  • 48.) We three kings of Orient are (2).
  • 49.) Shakin' Stevens sang 'Merry Christmas Everyone' (7)
  • 51.) 1971's Christmas No 1 was about this fastest milkman in the west, and Ernie Wise entertained audiences with Eric Morecambe. (5)
  • 54.) The angel said 'I mean you no Harm' (4)
  • 55.) A Book in the Bible's New Testament that was written as a letter is known as an Epistle (7)
  • 56.) A long poem, such as A Visit From St Nick, is also called an Ode (3)
  • 57.) Cliff Richard is the rocky singer who was Christmas No. 1 in 1960, 1988, 1989 (with Band Aid 2) and 1990 and No 2 in 1999. (5)
  • 59.) Saint Nicholas is also known as Father Christmas. (8)
  • 60.) Children often sit on Father Christmas' Knee and say what they'd like for Christmas (4)
  • 62.) 'Only You', 1983 Christmas no 1 for The Flying Pickets. (4) Also 40 down.
  • 64.) There were Eleven pipers piping (6).
  • 65.) An untidy way of opening presents is to Rip the paper. (3)
  • 66.) In Batman Returns, a film set a Christmas, Catwoman is informed that Mistletoe can be deadly if you eat it? (8)
  • 1) Should old acquaintance be forgot and never brought to mind we'll tak' a cup of kindness yet for the sake of Auld Lang Syne (4,4,4)
  • 2.) In The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, Susan is given a Horn from Father Christmas. (4)
  • 3.) Reindeer are sleigh-pulling animals that fly on Christmas Eve (8)
  • 4.) There was no room at the Inn. (3)
  • 5.) People take photos at Christmas. An SD is a common type of camera memory card. (2)
  • 6.) Adaptations of classic novels are often shown on TV at Christmas. Maybe even Tess of the d'Urbervilles (4)
  • 7.) Donkeys are kept in a Stall in stables. Also a car that stops when you don't want it to does this. (4)
  • 8.) CE is another term for 'AD', the time since the birth of Jesus. (2)
  • 9.) An Advent calendar counts down to Christmas. (6)
  • 10.) Roy Wood is a singer who wishes it could be Christmas everyday. (3)
  • 11.) For Christmas, women are often given Bath Oils (4)
  • 12.) Tis The Season to be jolly. Fa la la la la la la la la. (3)
  • 13.) The time since Jesus' birth is usually called AD (2)
  • 14.) You open a Door on an Advent Calendar each day. (4)
  • 16.) A Hat is an item of clothing made out of paper found in crackers and worn at Christmas. (3)
  • 19.) After getting a Mogwai for Christmas, Billy was surrounded by Gremlins (8)
  • 20.) Baby, it's cold Outside (7)
  • 21.) People put on the Kettle to make a nice, hot, cup of tea first thing on Christmas morning. (6)
  • 22.) If I were a shepherd I would bring a lamb. (2)
  • 24.) Tiny Tim is the youngest son of the Cratchit family who personifies the surplus population. (4,3)
  • 26.) Aunty Em is Dorothy's aunt in The Wizard of Oz. (2)
  • 29.) Father Christmas gives presents to good girls and boys. (6)
  • 32.) Father Christmas makes a List and checks it twice. (4)
  • 33.) On the twelve days of Christmas my true love Sent to me (4)
  • 34.) Mr Bean cheats to win a turkey by knowing how much it does Weight (5)
  • 35.) In Gremlins, Gizmo is a Mogwai. (6)
  • 37.) Father Christmas lives at the North Pole. (5)
  • 39.) John Lennon sang 'Happy Xmas (Was Is Over)' and was 1980's posthumous Christmas no 1 (disputed) with '(Just Like) Starting Over', having previously been part of The Beatles, who were Christmas 1 & 2 in 1963, Christmas No 1 in 1964, Christmas No 1 in 1965 and Christmas 1 & 2 in 1967. (6)
  • 40.) According to Kermit the Frog, there's Only one more sleep 'til Christmas. (4)
  • 43.) A Tree is a plant often decorated at Christmas. (4)
  • 45.) See Him Lying on a Bed of Straw and Amid the Winter's Snow (3)
  • 50.) The Three Kings followed a Star (as Sat Nav hadn’t been invented). (4)
  • 52.) Religious Education at school is often abbreviated to RE (2) (Not 44 across)
  • 53.) Many shops give out gift catalogues to help people get an Idea of what to give their family and friends for Christmas. (4)
  • 57.) A Cow is an animal that is milked and often found eating from a manger. (3)
  • 58.) Christmas is enjoyable, a day on which children have Fun (3)
  • 61.) ET is an Alien wishing to phone home in a film often on at Christmas. (2)
  • 63.) There was No room in the Inn. (2)
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