Quiz Cross­word

The Star Early Edition - - TONIGHT -

ACROSS

1 Chief port of and largest city of Tan­za­nia (3,2,6) 9 High­est moun­tain in the world (7) 10 County of the Repub­lic of Ire­land whose county town is En­nis (5) 11 River that flows through Not­ting­ham, cen­tral Eng­land (5) 12 and 21 Down Ngaio Marsh novel that has also been pub­lished as Night At The Vul­can (7,5) 13 Wil­liam, Scot­tish win­ner of the 1904 No­bel Prize in Chem­istry (6) 15 Island na­tion of the Pa­cific Ocean whose cap­i­tal is Fu­na­futi (6) 18 Kwame, Pres­i­dent of Ghana 1960-66 (7) 20 Lisa, ac­tress whose film roles in­clude Marie DeSalle in High Fidelity (5) 22 Tall an­nual grass, Zea mays, that is also called In­dian corn (5) 23 The point in its or­bit around the earth when the moon is near­est the earth (7) 24 WBA Wel­ter­weight cham­pion from De­cem­ber, 2006 (6,5)

DOWN

2 An­other name for the white po­plar (5) 3 1909 opera by Richard Strauss (7) 4 Hal, 1983 USPGA golf cham­pion (6) 5 John, English lib­eral philoso­pher who au­thored An Es­say Con­cern­ing Hu­man Un­der­stand­ing (5) 6 High-qual­ity aro­matic cof­fee bean (7) 7 The fifth book of the Old Tes­ta­ment (11) 8 Novel by Sir Wal­ter Scott pub­lished in 1824 (11) 14 A cock­tail of gin and dry ver­mouth (7) 16 ... I, king of Italy, was as­sas­si­nated at Monza in 1900 (7) 17 City and cap­i­tal of the state of Mad­hya Pradesh, In­dia (6) 19 Lake ... lies on the Zam­bia-Demo­cratic Repub­lic of the Congo bor­der (5) 21 See 12 Across

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