Gen­eral Knowl­edge Crossword

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6. Christo­pher, 16c English drama­tist whose works in­clude Ed­ward II (7) 7. Ad­mi­ral in Jane Austen’s Per­sua­sion (5) 9. Turk­ish brim­less felt or wool cap (3) 10. Tree of the Mediter­ranean with hard-shelled nuts (9) 12 and 16 and 3 Dn. ‘The ---’, 1957 Best Pic­ture Os­car­win­ner (6,2,3,5,4) 15. Rug­gero, Ital­ian com­poser of I Pagli­acci (11) 17. For­mer bishop of Winch­ester, Eng­land, whose feast day is July 15th (2,7) 19. 1988 Tom Hanks film (3) 21. Tree of the genus Fa­gus (5) 22. Fu­tur­is­tic 1973 Woody Allen film (7)

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1. Bi­b­li­cal tower in­tended to reach from earth to heaven (5) 2. Large deer, Al­ces al­ces (3) 3. See 12 Ac. 4. Lady ---, char­ac­ter in The Im­por­tance of Be­ing Earnest (9) 5. See 18. 8. In Greek mythol­ogy, the god­dess of war and wis­dom (6) 11. See 20. 13. José, El Salvador politi­cian who re­gained the pres­i­dency in 1980 (6) 14. Small falcon such as Falco tin­nun­cu­lus (7) 16. See 12 Ac. 18 and 5. Is­land county off the south coast of Eng­land (4,2,5) 20 and 11. Cana­dian prov­ince whose cap­i­tal is Fred­er­ic­ton (3,9)

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