GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

Central and North Burnett Times - - PUZZLES -

Across 1 Who wrote the play Rosen­crantz and Guilden­stern Are Dead? (3,8) 8 What is the long­est river in the Re­pub­lic of Ire­land? (7) 9 Who was the fat clumsy boy tor­tured and killed in the novel Lord of the Flies? (5) 10 What is an in­for­mal name for the drug LSD? (4) 11 Which state pro­duces over half the US’s cop­per? (7) 12/13 Who con­vinced An­thony Benedetto to shorten his name to Tony Ben­nett? (3,4) 15 What pig­mented layer of the eye in­cludes the iris? (4) 17 Used in bat­tle, a twibill was a dou­ble-bladed what? (3) 19 What small pas­sen­ger ve­hi­cle is at­tached to a mo­tor­cy­cle? (7) 20 What struck thing is a tam-tam? (4) 23 What com­mon word evolved from “a napron”? 24 Manama is the cap­i­tal of which coun­try? (7) 25 Sculp­tor Grin­ling Gib­bons (1647-1721) is best known for what par­tic­u­lar skill? (11) Down 11/6 1 What sea lies be­tween New Zealand and Aus­tralia? (6) 2 Where are you head­ing if your bag la­bel says MIA? (5) 3 What cir­cu­lar con­struc­tion is a yurt? (4) 4 Which prov­ince in NW In­dia was di­vided be­tween In­dia and Pak­istan in 1947? (6) 5 In what or­na­men­tal nee­dle-work are pieces of fab­ric at­tached to a larger piece of fab­ric? (8) 6 Grow­ing wild in hedgerows in Bri­tain and Europe, what is Rosa can­ina bet­ter known as? (3,4) 7 Ge­orge Town is the cap­i­tal of which Caribbean is­lands? (6) 12 What is a lyri­cal style of op­er­atic singing us­ing a full, rich, broad tone? (3,5) 14 Which Amer­i­can bour­bon was the first to be aged in charred oak casks? (3,4) 16 Which Mid­dle East coun­try has al­most 100% lit­er­acy rate? (6) 17 The words al­ba­tross and gazelle came orig­i­nally from what lan­guage? (6) 18 What drink con­sists of al­co­hol mixed with beaten egg and milk? (3-3) 21 What is the gi­raffe’s clos­est rel­a­tive? (5) 22 Thurs­day is named af­ter which god? (4)

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