Bath Chronicle

General Knowledge Crossword

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ACROSS

1. Alberto, 1976 Olympic 400m and 800m champion (10)

7. Member of a West African people living chiefly in N. Nigeria (5)

8. One of the 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel (7)

10. See 15 Across

11. German city, birthplace of Beethoven (4)

13. ‘Divine —’, poem by Dante (6)

15 & 10A William Golding novel featuring the character Piggy (4,2,3,5)

17. Aromatic Eurasian plant whose leaves are used for flavouring in pickles (4)

18. Any of various plants with spikes of blue, pink or white flowers (8)

21. The — Mountains are a range extending along the border between Bulgaria and Greece (7)

22. ‘— Soldiers’, novel by John Dos Passos (5)

23. Girolamo, 15th century Italian religious and political reformer hanged and burned as a heretic (10)

DOWN

1. The derived SI unit of work or energy (5)

2. American actor who played Shane in a 1954 film (4,4)

3. River which flows through London (6)

4. Another name for the chesspiece the castle (4)

5. — Cottage, home of comic strip character Rupert Bear (7)

6. Coniferous tree of swampy regions in North America (5,5)

9. American author of the 1950 novel Giant (4,6)

12. Parrot of the genus Katatoe (8)

14. Republic between Romania and Ukraine formerly known as Moldavia (7)

16. Grey mineral, the chief source of lead (6)

19. Italian city associated with ham (5)

20. Mr. —, detective creation of John Marquand (4)

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