Gen­eral Knowl­edge Crossword

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1. Greek hero of the Tro­jan War (4) 8. Fast style of rock music orig­i­nat­ing in the south US in the mid 50s (10) 9. US golfer, a run­nerup in the 1983 Bri­tish Open (4,4) 10. 1975 Steven Spiel­berg film (4) 12. Boast­ful ser­vant and companion of Fal­staff in Shake­speare plays (6) 14. Up­per cham­ber of the US leg­is­la­ture (6) 15. Phil and Don, Amer­i­can singers whose hits in­clude Bye Bye Love (6) 17. 1987 Stephen King novel (6) 18. ‘--- La Douce’, book by Alexan­dre Br­ef­fort which be­came a mu­si­cal (4) 19. Small brightly coloured par­rot (8) 21. A struc­ture in a cell nu­cleus that car­ries the genes (10) 22 and 2 Dn. One­legged pi­rate in Trea­sure Is­land (4,4,6)

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2. See 22 Ac. 3 and 7. ‘The Man With the ---’, 1963 Roger Cor­man film starring Ray Mil­land (1-3,4) 4. Wal­ter, Pres­i­dent of West Ger­many 1974-79 (6) 5. Peter, play­wright whose works in­clude The Rul­ing Class (6) 6. Amer­i­can cult leader who led a mass sui­cide in Guyana in 1978 (3,5) 7. See 3. 11. African vine cul­ti­vated for its large ed­i­ble fruit (10) 13. Aro­matic plant whose leaves are used for sea­son­ing (8) 16. Colour of the ball worth two points in snooker (6) 17. Fatty net­work of con­nec­tive tis­sue that fills the cav­i­ties of bones (6) 18. Unit of length, one twelfth of a foot (4) 20. Canal which con­nects the Baltic with the North Sea (4)

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