Quiz Crossword

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 1978 Michael Crich­ton film thriller star­ring Geneviève Bu­jold and Michael Dou­glas (4) 3 An ac­tor who speaks in­tro­duc­tory lines to a play be­fore the main ac­tion be­gins (8) 9 Re­gion of cen­tral Italy whose cap­i­tal is Florence (7) 10 Black-and-white striped mam­mal of the horse fam­ily (5) 11 Soft sil­very metal­lic el­e­ment whose sym­bol is Pr (12) 13 Robert Green­wald film mu­si­cal star­ring Olivia New­ton-John and Gene Kelly (6) 15 Agency of the United Na­tions that spon­sors pro­grammes to pro­mote ed­u­ca­tion and the arts (6) 17 Dish of toast, cov­ered with ham, eggs and hol­landaise sauce (4,8) 20 Bowed stringed in­stru­ment of the vi­o­lin fam­ily (5) 21 Cap­i­tal of Sri Lanka (7) 22 A straight line con­nect­ing the cen­tre of a cir­cle with two points on its perime­ter (8) 23 Small slen­der Euro­pean fish, Idus idus (4)

DOWN

1 Vol­cano in cen­tral Ecuador (8) 2 Felipe, Brazil­ian F1 driver who raced for the Sauber team in 2005 (5) 4 Largest city in Saudi Ara­bia (6) 5 Best Ac­tress Os­car nom­i­nee for The Ster­ile Cuckoo (4,8) 6 1960 film star­ring Elvis Pres­ley as Tulsa McLean (2,5) 7 Mild yel­low Dutch cheese (4) 8 1966 film com­edy star­ring War­ren Beatty and Su­san­nah York (12) 12 Mo­tion sim­u­la­tion de­vice con­sist­ing of a drum with slits con­tain­ing a set of still images (8) 14 Genus of plants that in­cludes love-in-a-mist (7) 16 Grass of the genus Fes­tuca hav­ing stiff nar­row leaves (6) 18 Port and univer­sity city in W Turkey (5) 19 Soviet sur­face-to-sur­face mis­sile used in the Gulf War (4)

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