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1. A wooden-soled shoe (4)

4. Japanese term for decorations scratched on lacquer before it has dried (8)

8. Notable Italian potter (1744-1808) at Savona (7,7)

17. Raiment (7)

18. Optical device for looking at photographic transparencies (6)

19. Wreaths of flowers and leaves (8)

20. Latin American dance derived from the ritual dance of voodoo (5)

22. Fourth letter of the Greek alphabet (5)

23. Painter of many garden scenes at Giverny (5)

24. Language of Dante and Petrarch (7)

25. Dame — Frink, sculptor and printmaker (1930-1993) (9)

26. Odd or unconventional (9)

28. Daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra (7)

29. French gold coin superseded in 1795 (5)

30. A long-necked Indian lute with movable frets (5)

31. Elemental being believed to inhabit the air (5)

33. Pertaining to the Christian Church of Egypt (6)

35. Former name of Ethiopia (9)

38. Cambridge college founded in 1326 (5)

41. Inclined planes (5)

42. Entr’acte (9)

43. A blacksmith’s workshop (5)

45. A pincer-like instrument with two blades, for holding, lifting or removing (7)

47. Bloodstone (10)

49. Ancient tabor or tambourine (7)

51. Team drill (anag) — exercise machine (9)

53. Heavy typeface in use from the 15th to 18th centuries (5,6)

55. Large stringed instrument (5)

56. Apple-green variety of chalcedony (11)

58. An old instrument used to measure the altitude of stars and planets (9)

60. John — (1778-1840), Scottish landscape painter (7)

61. Right-angled triangular drawing instruments (3,7)

64. Surgical knives — or pointed arches (7)

65. Hindu sun-god (5)

66. Garnet cut into a dome shape (9)

68. Any of a class of woodland gods represented in Roman art as a man with a goat’s ears, tail, legs, and budding horns (5)

70. A body of a human being or animal embalmed for burial (5)

71. Ben —, English abstract painter (1894-1982) (9)

74. Swirls (6)

75. A product of the fletcher’s craft (5)

77. Outmoded (5)

79. Glass coloured blue with cobalt oxide (5)

81. A city in the Lombardy region of Italy, with many Roman remains (7)

83. Ancient city in northern Spain, former capital of Aragon (9)

85. Reproduction of a bronze object, from a mould of the original (5-4)

87. City on the eastern shores of Puget Sound (7)

88. Constellation lying between Ursa Major and Cepheus (5)

89. Group of eight things (5)

91. Roman goddess of love (5)

92. Outline or synopsis of a play (8)

93. Legendary lady of Coventry (6)

94. In the distant past (4,3)

95. Lely canvas nude (anagram) - 16th century Dutch artist (5,3,6)

96. 17th century Dutch painter of popular life (3,5)

97. Slender part of a wineglass between the body and the foot (4)

Down

2. Continuation of the folded back collar on a coat etc. (5)

3. Thomas —, leading French Rococo silversmith (7)

4. Means of identifying silver (8)

5. George —, 17th century developer of flint-glass (11)

6. The first steamship designed to cross the Atlantic (5,7)

7. Title (1867-1914) of the viceroy of Egypt (7)

9. Fanciful, not real (9)

10. The highest-ranking officer of a regiment (7)

11. A dressmaker’s model, or a window dummy (9)

12. High thick-soled boots worn in ancient times by actors in tragedy (7)

13. A ballroom dance of Brazilian origin (5)

14. — & Rawlings, mid-C19 firm of London silversmiths (7)

15. Colloquial term for an early locomotive in the USA (4,5)

16. Desk so rare (anagram) — item of furniture (3,7)

21. Dido’s realm (8)

27. Mercury chloride, a white powder formerly used as a purgative (7)

30. Made fast (7)

32. Firm upholstered cushion used for kneeling on (7)

34. A strongly alkaline compound used in the manufacture of soap and paper (7,4)

36. Loose wide-sleeved liturgical vestment of linen (8)

37. French Impressionist painter of English parentage (6,6)

39. The New World (7)

40. Rare iron pens (anagram) — 18th century French decorative designer (6,6)

43. French wrought ironwork or patterns derived from it (11)

44. Muse of music and lyric poetry (7)

46. Trays on which food etc. may be presented (7)

47. Boot sole protector (7)

48. Strips of cloth wound spirally round the leg from ankle to knee for protection and support (7)

50. — Birket Foster (1825-99), British painter and book illustrator (5)

52. Musical setting for a religious text (8)

54. A word opposite in meaning to another (7)

57. Former kingdom with Berlin as its capital (7)

59. Monocular (3-4)

62. Long-necked flasks used for distillation (7)

63. A druid is gone (anagram) — leading potter in Antwerp in the 16th century (5,7)

66. It’s aimed at a happy couple (8)

67. We reach sale (anag) — English porcelain (7,4)

69. Thomas —, British painter and caricaturist (1756-1827) (10)

70. Of, or in the style of, the Middle Ages (9)

72. Former country home in Kent of Sir Winston Churchill (9)

73. An undersea vessel, especially for warfare (9)

76. One of the boroughs of New York City (8)

78. Transatlantic liner in the news in April 1912 (7)

79. Welsh porcelain manufactory (7)

80. Region of west-central Italy inhabited in ancient times by the Etruscans (7)

82. Italian city, home of the Amati family of instrument makers (7)

84. Breakwaters (7)

86. Coarse files (5)

90. A feudal lord or baron in Scotland (5)