Gen­eral Knowl­edge Cross­word

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1. Rossini’s last opera, about a Swiss na­tional hero (7,4) 9. Miss Gard­ner, ac­tress who was mar­ried to Frank Si­na­tra and Mickey Rooney (3) 10. In­flam­ma­tion of the lungs (9) 11. In Greek mythol­ogy, the god of mar­riage (5) 13. Peter, French the­olo­gian, lover of Heloise (7) 14. Per­cus­sion in­stru­ment con­sist­ing of a gourd filled with dried seeds (6) 16. Ge­orge, Amer­i­can gen­eral nick­named ‘Old Blood and Guts’ (6) 18. Rab­bit in the Dis­ney film Bambi (7) 19. Gem­stone, the green va­ri­ety of which is emer­ald (5) 20. 1974 Ro­man Polan­ski film with Jack Ni­chol­son (9) 21. “Peggy --”, 1957 hit record by Buddy Holly (3) 22. Ir­ish au­thor of The Third Po­lice­man (5,6)

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2. Song­writ­ing brother of Ge­orge Gersh­win (3) 3. Jean-marie, French politi­cian, former leader of the Na­tional Front (2,3) 4. Tarzan, in a book by Edgar Rice Bur­roughs (3,3) 5. A paint­ing medium for pow­dered pig­ments, con­sist­ing of egg yolk and wa­ter (7) 6. English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461 (9) 7. Group of re­lated sciences in­clud­ing ge­om­e­try and al­ge­bra (11) 8. The strait be­tween the Aegean and the Sea of Mar­mara (11) 12. Mam­mal such as the kan­ga­roo, or koala (9) 15. Rank in the army ju­nior to a ma­jor but se­nior to a lieu­tenant (7) 17. Ja­panese de­tec­tive cre­ated by J.P. Mar­quand (2,4) 19. An­drew -- Law, Cana­dian-born Prime Min­is­ter of Britain 1922-23 (5) 21. H. Rider Hag­gard story fea­tur­ing the char­ac­ter Aye­sha (3)

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