Gen­eral Knowl­edge Cross­word

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7. 1992-96 world pro­fes­sional snooker cham­pion (7,6) 8. One of a class of small cool main­se­quence stars (3,5) 9. Lil­lian, US ac­tress whose ap­pear­ances in­clude 1955 film The Night of the Hunter (4) 10. Pa­tron saint of Eng­land (6) 12. In math­e­mat­ics, an an­gle of be­tween 90 de­grees and 180 de­grees (6) 14. 1959 novel by Robert Bloch (6) 16. ‘--- Ago­nistes’, dra­matic poem by Mil­ton (6) 18. Nick­name for Beethoven’s tenth String Quar­tet, Op. 74 (4) 20. Creep­ing plant, Cu­cumis sativus, whose fruit is used in sal­ads (8) 22. 1988 US Open golf cham­pion (6,7)

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1. Basil­ica of the Vat­i­can City (2,6) 2. Long-legged rest used in snooker (6) 3. In Greek mythol­ogy, the queen of the Olympian gods (4) 4. Play by Aristo­phanes c.405 B.C. (3,5) 5. Chess­piece which makes an L-shape move­ment (6) 6. In Greek mythol­ogy, the god of war (4) 11. ‘The ---’, novel by Wil­liam Peter Blatty filmed in 1973 (8) 13. De­vel­op­men­tal stage of hu­mans in pre­his­tory (5,3) 15. Tru­man, au­thor of Break­fast at Tiffany’s (6) 17. Warm-blooded ver­te­brate (6) 19. --- for­tis is an ob­so­lete name for ni­tric acid (4) 21. An­drew Lloyd Web­ber mu­si­cal based on po­ems by T. S. Eliot (4)

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