DOUBLE ACROSTIC no.3 (Gen. Knowledge - straight clued version)
A wildlife conservation area / a description of that area

  by Eddie and Jo James  (straight version - link to  cryptic version)

Complete the top grid by solving the clues or by transferring letters from the lower grid. The 1st column of the top grid spells the name of a wildlife conservation area. The lower grid contains a description of that area. Complete the lower grid by transferring letters from the top grid or by guessing the words of the quotation. Each square has a cross-reference to its equivalent square in the other grid.
A Jean, composer of 'Finlandia' (8)
BDepartement of Ile de France region - makes no sense! (7)
CFrench composer of 'Bolero' (5)
DWelsh national arts festival (10)
EUS company originally making cash registers (abbrev.) (3)
FPacific Ocean islands visited by Darwin (9)
GGreek mathematician, wrote treatise the 'Elements' (6)
HOfficial news agency of the Soviet Union 1925-91 (abbrev) (4)
INovelist who created James Bond (3,7)
JSmall Arctic whale - the male of which develops a tusk (7)
KCastled Northumbrian town, home of the Percy family (7)
LPortable shelter and Bedouin dwelling place (4)
MOne of the Balearic Islands, popular tourist resort (5)
NLiam, 20C Irish novelist best-known for his short stories (1,8)
OFormed from the German Workers' Party in 1920 and banned 1945 (4,5)
PHunnish ruler who assailed the Roman Empire (6)
QFrench town, home to a 24-hour motor race (2,4)
RText apparently over-written in a manuscript (anag. of 'sample tips') (10)
SMythological Greek king with a vulnerable spot (8)
TFrench river and departement famous for its Beaujolais wines (5)
UTwo Old Testament books recounting fate of Jewish monarchy (5)
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