GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE

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Across

1 An arachno­phobe has an ab­nor­mal fear of what? (7) 4 Which city is the cen­tre of Ja­panese Bud­dhism? (5) 7 What is the scaly fruit of trees of the pine fam­ily? (4) 8 What thrown pa­per pieces sym­bol­ise sweets once thrown dur­ing Ital­ian car­ni­vals? (8) 10 In which vil­lage does Miss Jane Marple live? (2,4,4) 12 What is a mu­si­cal in­ter­val of eight notes? (6) 13 Which Hitch­cock film has a fa­mous stab­bing scene in the shower? (6) 15 In a French restau­rant, what de­scribes a dish spe­cially rec­om­mended that day? (4,2,4) 18 What are badges or em­blems of of­fice? (8) 19 What is the sup­port be­tween the base and the bowl of a wine­glass? (4) 20 What is the stan­dard mone­tary unit of Den­mark? (5) 21 Which golf tour­na­ment is held at the Au­gusta Na­tional Golf Club in Ge­or­gia? (7)

Down

1 In early English clas­si­cal the­atre, what did ac­tors pull up to in­di­cate a dif­fer­ent style of play was about to be­gin? (5) 2 Who was prime minister of Rhode­sia from 1964 to 1979? (3,5) 3 On a barom­e­ter, what word ap­pears at the low pres­sure end of the scale? (6) 4 After a Ger­man-speak­ing nov­el­ist, what word de­scribes a sit­u­a­tion of night­mar­ish dis­tor­tion and im­pend­ing danger? (10) 5 Which Old World ce­real is still much used to­day? (4) 6 Which river forms part of the bor­der be­tween Venezuela and Colombia? (7) 9 What is a film or lec­ture on jour­ney­ing to for­eign places? (10) 11 What is to pro­vide with spe­cial equip­ment or dress, usu­ally mil­i­tary? (8) 12 What is a joc­u­lar name for Satan? (3,4) 14 What was the cen­tral court of an an­cient Ro­man house? (6) 16 Who was the brother of Ro­mu­lus? (5) 17 Which city was for­merly called Kris­tia­nia? (4)

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