Loughborough Echo

General Knowledge Crossword

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ACROSS

1 & 6D 1977 Hitchcock spoof by Mel Brooks (4,7)

3. 1828 novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne (8)

9. Bar or wine shop in a Spanish-speaking country (7)

10. 1960 novel by Henry Miller (5)

11. 1972 Olympic marathon winner (5,7)

13. In the Roman Catholic Church, a series of prayers counted on a string of beads (6)

15. Any of a group of proteins produced by living cells which act as catalysts in biochemica­l reactions (6)

17. 1947 novel by Nabokov (4,8)

20. Hot molten rock formed in the earth’s upper mantle (5) 21 and 8 Dn. U.S. title of 1953 novel by Agatha Christie (7,7,5)

22. In cartograph­y, a latitudina­l grid line (8)

23. Alexander Graham, inventor of the telephone (4)

DOWN

1. Taylor, director of the film An Officer and a Gentleman (8)

2. Italian port, capital of Liguria (5)

4. Member of a North American Indian people inhabiting the southweste­rn U.S. and N. Mexico (6)

5. Port in California which developed rapidly during the gold rush (3,9)

6. See 1 Across

7. ‘--- of Eden’, novel by John Steinbeck (4)

8. See 21 Ac.

12. 1978 play by Harold Pinter (8)

14. 1981 Epsom Derbywinni­ng horse which was abducted in 1983 (7)

16. ‘The Trouble with ---’, 1960 novel by John Wyndham (6)

18. Roger, New Zealand batsman born in Devon, England (5) 19. ‘The ---’, 1976 suspense film with Gregory Peck (4)

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