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Across

7/8 Bei­jing is the site of a theme park hon­our­ing which writer of chil­dren’s sto­ries? (4,9,8)

9 What fish has types bluefin and skip­jack? (4) 10 What was Elvis Pres­ley’s mother’s name? (6)

12 17th Cen­tury Scots­man Wil­liam Kidd found in­famy as a what? (6)

14 What word can pre­cede dye, clip and break? (3) 15 In 2003, Saudi Ara­bia out­lawed the sale of which Amer­i­can doll? (6)

17 What early style of ar­chi­tec­ture is char­ac­terised by pointed arches and rib vaults? (6)

19 What is the fin un­der­neath the rear of a surf­board? (4) 21 King Henry VIII built St James’s Palace in Lon­don on the site of a for­mer what? (8)

23 Which 1955 film with Frank Si­na­tra and Deb­bie Reynolds in­cludes a song with the same ti­tle? (3,6,4)

Down

1 With showy flow­ers, what is the state tree of Mis­sis­sippi? (8)

2 Which port is the head­quar­ters of Bel­gium’s fish­ing fleet? (6)

3 What are units of elec­tri­cal re­sis­tance? (4)

4 What is the cap­i­tal of Canada’s Man­i­toba? (8)

5 What is the sta­tion­ary part of an elec­tric mo­tor? (6) 6 What is a deer in its first year? (4)

11 In 1832, who (Henry ____) in­vented his fa­mous “BlueBlack Writ­ing Fluid”, later de­vel­oped into ink? (8) 13 What yacht has three hulls in par­al­lel? (8)

16 What is the cap­i­tal of Colom­bia? (6)

18 A pearl an­niver­sary cel­e­brates how many years of mar­riage? (6)

20 What black pow­der has long been used as eye makeup? (4)

22 What hard white fat from around kid­neys is used in cook­ing? (4)

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