GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

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Whitsunday Times - - LIFE PUZZLES -

Across 1 Which na­tional park is the US’s largest? (11) 8 Rulers of which African coun­try squan­dered $400 bil­lion from 1960 to 1999? (7) 9 Colch­ester is in which English county? (5) 10 What re­placed the Ger­man mark? (4) 11 Which model did car­maker Hill­man launch in 1970? (7) 12 What hand-held de­vice cools the user? (3) 13 Den­pasar is the cap­i­tal of which In­done­sian is­land? (4) 15 What is a cricket or rugby match played be­tween two na­tions’ teams? (4) 17 Which in­sect is apian? (3) 19 What de­scribes a group of mo­tion­less fig­ures rep­re­sent­ing a scene? (7) 20 How might one ad­dress a mar­ried Ger­man woman? (4) 23-24 Orig­i­nally black pyg­mies in his 1964 book, which Roald Dahl crea­tures changed skin colour af­ter racism com­plaints in the US? (5-7) 25 What is the strong-smelling in­gre­di­ent in moth­balls? (11)

Down 1 What was a Union sol­dier in the Amer­i­can Civil War called? (6) 2 What is the off­spring of a male lion and a ti­gress? (5) 3 What is gumbo also called? (4) 4 What is an­other name for a medicine man among cer­tain tribes of North Amer­i­can In­di­ans? (6) 5 What dish of beaten eggs is cooked in a fry­ing pan? (8) 6 “Sens­ing” is the only com­mon English ana­gram of what word? (7) 7 What are pugilists more com­monly called? (6) 12 What do coal min­ers call meth­ane? (8) 14 What is the pro­tein in egg white? (7) 16 The ori­gins of which am­bu­lance or­gan­i­sa­tion date back over 900 years to Jerusalem? (2,4) 17 What sil­ver item did the Lone Ranger leave as a call­ing card? (6) 18 What is the French name for Switzer­land? (6) 21 What is the mon­e­tary unit of Pak­istan? (5) 22 What is the ninth let­ter of the Greek al­pha­bet? (4)

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