Gen­eral Knowl­edge Cross­word

Gloucestershire Echo - - BRAIN TEASER -

ACROSS 1. Best Ac­tor Os­car­win­ner for the film Pat­ton (6,1,5) 7. V.I., Rus­sian states­man who was the first pre­mier of the Soviet Union (5) 8. Lasse, 1972 & 1976 Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m cham­pion (5) 9. Mr. Ham­marskjöld, sec­re­tary-gen­eral of the U.N. 1953-61 (3) 10. Filippo, Ital­ian poet and artist whao founded the Fu­tur­ist move­ment (9) 11. Old­est of the Greeks at Troy, famed for his wisdom (6) 12. Scan­di­na­vian pi­rate of the 8c-11c (6) 15. Two-seater bi­plane man­u­fac­tured by de Hav­il­land (5,4) 17. Mr. Tyler, English leader of the Peas­ant’s Re­volt of 1381 (3) 18. Erno, Hun­gar­ian in­ven­tor of a fa­mous puz­zle cube (5) 19. An­other name for the Euro­pean moun­tain ash (5) 21. Room­mate of Tom Brown in the novel Tom Brown’s School­days (6,6) DOWN 1. ‘Rosen­crantz and --- are Dead’, play by Tom Stop­pard (12) 2. See 6. 3. Small finch, a pop­u­lar cage­bird (6) 4. Henry, English chemist who recog­nised hy­dro­gen (9) 5. Pack of cards con­sist­ing of the ma­jor ar­cana and mi­nor ar­cana (5) 6 and 2. Mu­si­cal com­edy with music by Irv­ing Berlin about markswoman An­nie Oak­ley (5,3,4,3) 7. Sea­port and former cap­i­tal of Nige­ria (5) 10. 1955 Bond novel by Ian Flem­ing (9) 13. Hale, 1990 US Open golf cham­pion (5) 14. The Paris Stock Ex­change is called La --- (6) 16. Clark, ac­tor who played Rhett But­ler in the film Gone With the Wind (5) 20. ‘--- and Peace’, novel by Leo Tol­stoy (3)

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