I've just done the crossword and it was fun, thanks. I won't tell you which clue I got stuck on, trying things that were far too complicated, because I had a mental block on the French for the word c*w... (Creusebear will split her sides!)
I've just done the second crossword, with a bit of cheating by having the map on screen at the same time when I had exhausted my guesses! I really enjoyed doing it, and the clues were very good. Many thanks to the compiler.