Cryptic Crossword

Hammer Graveyard’s
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Clues Across

7. Name of the royal family under the influence of 13. (7)
8. See 19.
10. Dracula might give you it in the neck. (1,4) 
11. The colour of the Count’s aristocratic blood and what it runs through. (4 & 5) 
13. Christopher’s Rasputin? (4,3,4) 
14. Potiphar Femm had built one in the grounds of The Old Dark House. (3) 
16. Carita was ‘The _____ _____’. (6,5) 
19, 8, 26, 24. Hammer swashbuckler. (3,7,2,5,5) 
20. “Happy________ Bette!” (11) 
23. Mixed-up language almost spoken by Christopher Lee in ‘Taste of Fear’? (9) 
24. See 19. 
26. See 19. 
27. ‘The Mystery of the Marie Celeste’ (1936) was known as ‘The _______ Ship’ in America. (7)

Clues Down

1. Cause of the Plague of ’66. (7) 
2. With two more characters, ‘Fanatic’ could have been the type of story Hammer really excelled at! (9) 
3. Herbert the 27. (3) 
4. Reptile and the sick feeling caused by 10 from it? (5 & 6) 
5. Surname of an actor who played Frankenstein. (5) 
6. James the composer or Robinson the production designer. (7) 
9. ________ Cassidy, character in ‘Life with the Lyons’. (4) 
12. Two Keys will unlock this clue – the associate producer of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and Anthony , the producer. (5 & 6) 
15. Two characters from ‘The Adventures of PC 49’. (3 & 6) 
17. Top Nottingham man played by Peter Cushing. (7) 
18. 1936 Paul Robeson film, ‘Song of ‘. (7) 
21. Goddess worshipped by ‘The Mummy’ or the name of Bray’s river at Oxford? (4) 
22. Rupert Davis played Veronica Carlson’s in ‘Dracula has Risen from the Grave’. (5)
25. Ursula must be obeyed! (3)

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