GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

Central and North Burnett Times - - LIFE -

Across 1 What is the main in­gre­di­ent of gua­camole? (7) 4 In 1831, Amer­i­can Cyrus McCormick in­vented a me­chan­i­cal reaper for what? (5) 7 What are your costae? (4) 8 Which games com­pany in­vented Poké­mon? (8) 10 What is the oc­cu­pa­tion of some­one who builds wag­ons? (10) 12 The Ro­mans took a day from Fe­bru­ary and added it to which month? (6) 13 Ar­gos is one of the old­est cities of which coun­try? (6) 15 What is an­other term for seabed? (5,5) 18 From French, mean­ing lit­er­ally “set with di­a­monds”, what word is an ana­gram of an­i­mated? (6) 19 Which mo­tor com­pany pro­duced the Mus­tang car? (4) 20 A type of recharge­able bat­tery with a nickel cath­ode and a cad­mium an­ode is usu­ally ab­bre­vi­ated to what? (5) 21 What is the cap­i­tal of Sri Lanka? (7) Down 1 What killed “Otzi”, the Bronze Age hunter whose body was found in the Alps in 1991? (5) 2 Cam­bridge and Ox­ford re­garded to­gether (8) 3 In Shake­speare’s Twelfth Night, who is the wealthy count­ess wooed by Duke Orsino? (6) 4 “Those fin­gers in my hair, that sly come hither stare...” be­gins which hit song for Frank Si­na­tra? (10) 5 Po­et­i­cally, what is a sea ea­gle? (4) 6 Geena Davis made her film de­but in which 1982 film star­ring Dustin Hoff­man? 9 Beta vul­garis is known as per­pet­ual spinach, man­gold, sil­ver beet and what? (5,5) 11 What wine bot­tle is four times larger than an or­di­nary wine bot­tle? (8) 12 Who, in a story, finds an old lamp which when rubbed sum­mons a ge­nie? (7) 14 What sea touches Swe­den, Fin­land, Rus­sia, Poland, Ger­many, and Den­mark? (6) 16 In what type of show do cow­boys ride bron­cos, rope calves, etc (5) 17 What are the re­mains of grapes that have been pressed for wine­mak­ing? (4)

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