Gen­eral Knowl­edge Crossword

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ACROSS

7 and 8. Cen­tral char­ac­ter in Forster’s A Pas­sage to In­dia (5,7) 8. See 7. 9. Char­ac­ter placed un­der a c in cer­tain lan­guages de­not­ing that it is to be pro­nounced s not k (7) 10. --- maté, tealike bev­er­age made from the leaves of a S Amer­i­can shrub (5) 12. US ac­tor who played War­ren Whe­lan in sit­com Ev­ery­body Loves Ray­mond (6,4) 15 and 3 Dn. Drama­ti­sa­tion by A. A. Milne of the chil­dren’s story The Wind in the Wil­lows (4,2,4,4) 18. Large mem­ber of the crow fam­ily, Corvus corax (5) 19. Dis­ease of chil­dren caused by a de­fi­ciency of vitamin D (7) 21. An­thro­poid ape of the forests of W. Africa (7) 22. John Ja­cob, chair­man of the Times Pub­lish­ing Com­pany who died in 1971 (5)

DOWN

1. City in N.W. Eng­land (10) 2. Richard, 1972 Olympic in­di­vid­ual Three-day Event win­ner (5) 3. See 15 Ac. 4. “Wash­ing­ton ---”, novel by Henry James (6) 5. Jomo, Pres­i­dent of the Repub­lic of Kenya 1964-78 (8) 6. Broad ver­ti­cal bone in the chest to which the ribs are at­tached (7) 11. “Keep the --Fly­ing”, novel by Ge­orge Or­well (10) 13. Daniel, Ir­ish na­tion­al­ist leader known as ‘The Lib­er­a­tor’ (8) 14. Sur­name of the house­keeper in the novel Re­becca (7) 16. “--- of the Apes”, Edgar Rice Bur­roughs novel (6) 17. 1983 Bar­bra Streisand film (5) 20. Com­pact car­bona­ceous rock used as a fuel (4)

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