Mansfield Courier

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE CROSSWORD

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ACROSS

1 Name the twin brother

of Pollux (6)

7 Which telegraph line connected Darwin to Adelaide in 1872 (8)

8 When one studies,

one does what (6)

9 What was the former name

of the Hawaiian Islands (8)

10 What might we call a tyro (6)

11 Name an ornamental shrub, native to the Mediterran­ean region (8)

14 Which term describes newly enlisted members of the armed forces (8)

18 Name an implement with a curved blade, used for cutting grass (6)

19 Name another term for the collarbone (8)

21 Kampala is the capital of which E African republic (6)

22 What is a trellis on which trees, vines, or shrubs, are trained to grow (8)

23 What are sluggish arboreal creatures (6)

DOWN

1 What is a strainer for draining off liquids, especially in cookery (8)

2 Which zone lies between the tropics of Cancer and Capricorn (6)

3 Name a renowned British poet and painter, Dante Gabriel ... (8)

4 Name the capital of Switzerlan­d (4)

5 What is the blossom of a plant (6)

6 Which term describes light meals (6)

12 Which people practise the art of treating the body by rubbing, kneading, or the like (8)

13 Name a more familiar term for patellas (8)

15 To join up, is to do what (6)

16 To lay open to view, is to do what (6)

17 From which rotating machine is mechanical energy converted into electrical energy (6)

20 What is a deep-fried finger of potato (4)

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