Gen­eral Knowl­edge Crossword

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3. Long-bod­ied short-legged breed of dog (9) 8. --- Reekie, Scot­tish name for Ed­in­burgh (4) 9. No­bel prize won in 1911 by Marie Curie (9) 10. North American In­dian people (6) 11. Peter, English the­atre di­rec­tor whose pro­duc­tions in­clude The Ma­hab­harata (5) 14. Mr. Flynn, Tas­ma­ni­an­born film ac­tor (5) 15. Catherine, sixth wife of Henry VIII of Eng­land (4) 16. John --- Baird, Scot­tish tele­vi­sion pi­o­neer (5) 18. Any of a se­ries of in­ter­na­tional matches (4) 20. David, au­thor of Nice Work (5) 21. 1983 novel by Sal­man Rushdie (5) 24. Legu­mi­nous plant of trop­i­cal Amer­ica also called the goober (6) 25. Strong-smelling Bel­gian cheese (9) 26. Scot­tish is­land whose fea­tures in­clude the Cuillin Hills (4) 27. Mu­si­cal in­stru­ment of the recorder fam­ily (9)

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1. Ital­ian painter noted for his stud­ies of Venice (9) 2. Score of three un­der par for a hole in golf (9) 4. Arthur, ‘75 Wim­ble­don sin­gles ten­nis cham­pion (4) 5. Greek poet re­puted to have au­thored The Iliad (5) 6. Asian plant with aro­matic leaves used in per­fumery (6) 7. Ro­man em­peror 54-68 A.D. (4) 9. See 19. 11. Brass in­stru­ment sim­i­lar to the cor­net (5) 12. Vasily, Rus­sian ex­pres­sion­ist painter who died in 1944 (9) 13. J.B., au­thor of The Good Com­pan­ions (9) 17. Shrub or small tree of the genus Sam­bu­cus (5) 19 and 9 Dn. 1983 Lawrence Kas­dan film (3,3,5) 22. --- Polo, Vene­tian mer­chant and trav­eller (5) 23. John Stu­art, 19c English philoso­pher (4) 24. Brazil­ian foot­baller born Ed­son Arantes do Nasci­mento (4)

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