CROSSWORD No 49

Test your his­tory knowl­edge to solve our prize puz­zle – and you could win a fan­tas­tic new book

History Revealed - - CROSSWORD - Set by Richard Smyth

ACROSS

1 Cather­ine ___ (d.1542), ill­fated fifth wife of Henry VIII (6)

5 Carthaginian gen­eral and op­po­nent of Rome (b.247 BC) (8)

9 Ore­gon city, noted as a cen­tre for or­gan­ised crime in the 1940s and ’50s and of coun­ter­cul­ture in the 1960s and ’70s (8)

10 Royal house that ruled in France from 1328 to 1589 (6)

11 ‘The ___’, name for the Colt SAA, also known as ‘The Gun That Won The West’ (10)

12/14 ___ In Amer­ica, 1984 crime drama by Ser­gio Leone (4,4,1,4)

13 James ___ (1791–1868), 15th Pres­i­dent of the US (8)

16 Town in which, ac­cord­ing to the Gospel of Luke, the risen Je­sus ap­peared to two of his dis­ci­ples (6)

17 OK ___, the sup­posed lo­ca­tion of an 1881 gun­fight in Ari­zona (6)

19 Ger­man city for­merly known as Karl-Marx-Stadt (8)

21 Post-war mil­i­tary al­liance (4)

22 Harold ___ (1868–1940), news­pa­per mag­nate and Nazi sup­porter, en­no­bled as Vis­count Rother­mere (10)

25 ___ Khrushchev (1894– 1971), Soviet Pre­mier (6)

26 1851 work by Her­man Melville (4-4)

27 Sev­enth month of the French Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Cal­en­dar, or a novel by Emile Zola (8)

28 In old leg­end, the king of the fairies (6)

DOWN

2 Mil­ton ___ (1924–2005), for­mer Pres­i­dent of Uganda (5)

3 Nahu­atl-speak­ing cul­ture of 15th-cen­tury Mex­ico (5)

4 ‘Down among the ___ let him lie’ – John Dyer, c1700 (4,3)

5 Dorothy ___ (1910–94), No­bel Prize-win­ning Bri­tish chemist (7) 6 For­mer Basque king­dom (7) 7 Is­land in the Ir­ish Sea, con­quered in the 11th cen­tury by Go­dred Crovan (4,2,3)

8 An­glo-French bat­tle of 1415 (9) 14 See 12 Across 15 Key­board in­stru­ment de­vel­oped in the 1840s by the French in­ven­tor Alexandre De­bain (9)

18 Lotte ___ (1888–1976), cel­e­brated Ger­man so­prano (7)

19 ___ Pri­ory, 12th-cen­tury church in Cum­bria (7)

20 Mozam­bique-born Por­tuguese foot­baller (1942– 2014) (7)

23 Bill ___ (b.1941), mem­ber of The Good­ies (5)

24 ___ Brahe (1546–1601), Dan­ish as­tronomer (5)

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