QUIZWORD CLUES

Dumfries & Galloway Standard - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 See 25 Across 4 Stringed mu­si­cal in­stru­ment with a long, fret­ted neck and cir­cu­lar body (5) 10 Rod —, 1969 Wim­ble­don men’s sin­gles ten­nis cham­pi­onship win­ner (5) 11 2002 stu­dio al­bum by David Bowie (7) 12 Grig­ori —, Siberian peas­ant monk mur­dered in St Peters­burg, Rus­sia in 1916 (8) 13 See 5 Down 15 2013 novel by Clive Cus­sler with Jack Du Brul (6) 17 North London bor­ough whose ad­min­is­tra­tive head­quar­ters are at Brunswick Park (6) 19 1996 Tony Award for Best Mu­si­cal win­ner writ­ten by Jonathan Lar­son (4) 20 Dutch dancer born Mar­garetha Geertru­ida Zelle ex­e­cuted as a Ger­man spy in 1917 (4,4) 23 West African repub­lic whose cap­i­tal is Abuja (7) 24 Largest French-speak­ing city in Bel­gium (5) 25 and 1 1911 novel by

Edith Whar­ton (5,5) 26 Joe —, Widnes rugby league cen­tre; 1984 Man of Steel award and Lance Todd Tro­phy win­ner (5)

DOWN

2 Ado­nis —, 1999-2001 WBO Su­per Fly­weight cham­pion (5) 3 Michael —, au­thor of 1982 chil­dren’s novel War Horse (8) 5 and 13 Across Glas­gow War­riors and Scot­land rugby union back-row for­ward (4,4) 6 Lyn­don B —, US pres­i­dent from 1963-69 (7) 7 Blue pig­ment ob­tained by pow­der­ing nat­u­ral lapis lazuli (11) 8 Unit of length equal

to 22 yards (5) 9 The —, 1902 piano rag by Scott Jo­plin used as the theme song for 1973 com­edy-drama film The St­ing (11) 14 Fred —, Scot­tish co­me­dian whose cred­its in­clude BBC TV panel games Have I Got News For You and QI (8) 16 Stan­dard mone­tary unit of Malaysia (7) 18 Large long-tailed trop­i­cal Amer­i­can par­rot such as the Mil­i­tary — (5) 21 1892 Sergei Rach­mani­noff opera af­ter Alek­sander Pushkin’s poem The Gyp­sies (5) 22 Elab­o­rate ac­com­pa­nied song for solo voice in an opera (4)

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