Quiz Cross­word

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 John, Bri­tish math­e­ma­ti­cian who con­ceived a di­a­gram that uses cir­cles to rep­re­sent sets and their relationships (4) 3 See 19 Down 9 State cap­i­tal of North Carolina, US (7) 10 “‘The ...”, Greek epic poem de­scrib­ing the siege of Troy (5) 11 “The ... ... ... ”, Alan Hollinghurst novel that won the 2004 Man Booker Prize (4,2,6) 13 Set­ting of a se­ries of CS Lewis nov­els in­clud­ing The Sil­ver Chair (6) 15 Is­land in the Pa­cific that houses the sul­tanate of Brunei (6) 17 “The Ad­ven­ture of the ... ... ”, tale by Arthur Co­nan Doyle fea­tur­ing the char­ac­ters Sherlock Holmes and He­len Stoner (8,4) 20 1942 Walt Dis­ney film based on a story by Felix Sal­ten (5) 21 Rapid key­board com­po­si­tion dat­ing from the baroque pe­riod (7) 22 A nine-sided poly­gon that is also called a nonagon (8) 23 Richard, 19th Cen­tury English painter whose works in­clude The Fairy Feller’s Mas­ter-Stroke (4)

DOWN

1 Scott, golfer who won the 2007 EDS By­ron Nel­son Cham­pi­onship (8) 2 Sir Sid­ney, Aus­tralian painter whose works in­clude 1957’s Rain­for­est (5) 4 Chinua, Nige­rian nov­el­ist whose works in­clude Things Fall Apart (6) 5 Bri­tish founder of The Body Shop (5,7) 6 Bill, 42nd Pres­i­dent of the United States (7) 7 De­part­ment of France whose cap­i­tal is Car­cas­sonne (4) 8 1987 opera by John Adams (5,2,5) 12 Joanne, Best Actress in a Lead­ing Role Os­car win­ner for The Three Faces of Eve (8) 14 Alex Cox film star­ring Harry Dean Stan­ton and Emilio Estevez (4,3) 16 One of the three Fates in Greek mythol­ogy: the spin­ner of the thread of life (6) 18 City in S Turkey east of Tar­sus (5) 19 and 3 Across Wood­wind in­stru­ment that was a pre­de­ces­sor of the cor anglais (4,2,6)

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