Quiz­word & Crossword

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QUIZ­WORD CLUES

ACROSS

1 Ge­orge Gordon —, Union gen­eral in the Amer­i­can Civil War who de­feated Robert E Lee at the Bat­tle of Get­tys­burg in 1863 (5) 7 — 1, US satel­lite launched in 1958 (8) 8 Cleo —, Brazil-born com­edy ac­tress noted for her ap­pear­ances on The Kenny Everett Tele­vi­sion Show (5) 10 and 11 Down 1924 book of poems by A A Milne (4,2,4,4,5) 12 Os­car —, Brazil­ian ar­chi­tect who de­signed the Metropoli­tan Cathe­dral of Brasilia (8) 14 Loretta —, ac­tress who played Ma­jor Houli­han in US tele­vi­sion sit­com M*A*S*H (4) 16 and 18 Down Welsh opera singer awarded The Queen’s Medal for Mu­sic in 2006 (4,6) 17 Anne —, Best Ac­tress in a Lead­ing Role Os­car win­ner for The Mir­a­cle Worker (8) 20 Best Ac­tress in a Lead­ing Role Os­car nom­i­nee for Un homme et une femme (5,5) 23 To­bias —, US au­thor of 1989 mem­oir This Boy’s Life (5) 24 M P —, New Zealand Test crick­eter who hit 206 against Eng­land at Lord’s in 1949 (8) 25 2006 film drama star­ring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett (5)

DOWN

1 and 16 Down Best Ac­tor in a Lead­ing Role Os­car win­ner for On the Water­front (6,6) 2 Arab sail­ing ves­sel with one or two masts (4) 3 Ab­bre­vi­a­tion for Ox­ford­shire (4) 4 Ed­ward —, au­thor of 1962 stage play Who’s Afraid of Vir­ginia Woolf? (5) 5 Joan —, ac­tress whose roles in­cluded Daphne Birn­ley in 1951 com­e­dy­drama film The Man in the White Suit (9) 6 2011 film thriller star­ring Paul Bet­tany in the ti­tle role (6) 9 Mam­mal to which the ad­jec­tive ovine refers (5) 11 See 10 Across 13 Sev­enth let­ter in the Greek al­pha­bet (3)

15 Bil­liards shot in which the cue ball is hit be­low its cen­tre caus­ing it to re­coil af­ter hit­ting the ob­ject ball (5) 16 See 1 Down 18 See 16 Across 19 Tom —, 1973 French Open men’s dou­bles ten­nis cham­pion with John New­combe (5) 21 Eric —, Monty Python mem­ber who wrote the book of Broad­way mu­si­cal Spa­malot (4) 22 1950s po­lit­i­cal move­ment in Cyprus led by Ge­orgeios Gri­vas (4)

CROSSWORD CLUES

ACROSS

1 Eye cov­er­ing (5) 7 Sound of a horse walk­ing (4-4) 8 Plant part (5) 10 Means of ex­it­ing a burn­ing build­ing (4,6) 12 Mishap (8) 14 Res­cue (4) 16 Abun­dant sup­ply (4) 17 Per­pen­dic­u­lar, up­right (8) 20 French wine (10) 23 Nip (5) 24 Day­break (8) 25 Thigh­bone (5)

DOWN

1 For­mer Span­ish mon­e­tary unit (6) 2 Leg part (4) 3 Run away (4) 4 Stupid (5) 5 Go-ahead (9) 6 Globe (6) 9 Sorts, types (5) 11 Habi­ta­tion (9) 13 Born (3) 15 Un­dress (5) 16 Re­turn (2,4) 18 Suds (6) 19 Kick out (5) 21 See (4) 22 Big­ness (4)

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