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General Knowledge Crossword

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ACROSS

1. Wrestling hold in which an opponent’s arm is twisted upwards behind their back (10) 7. Brightest star in the constellat­ion Orion (5)

8. Religion founded by

Guru Nanak (7)

10. Marguerite Duras memoir filmed in 1992 (3,5)

11 & 4D, 20D

State capital of

Utah (4,4,4)

13. ‘The --- Game’, musical filmed in 1957 with Doris

Day (6)

15. ‘--- Dies’, 1956 novel by Samuel Beckett (6)

17. Isao, 1978 world match-play golf champion (4)

18. First steamship to

cross the Atlantic (8) 21. Simone, Sienese painter who died in 1344 (7)

22. Word used in signalling to indicate that a message has been received and understood (5)

23. Best Actor Oscarwinne­r for High

Noon (4,6)

DOWN

1. Seat of government of the Netherland­s (5) 2. American singersong­writer who wrote The Christmas Song (3,5)

3. Hanns, German composer who died in 1962 (6)

4. See 11 Across

5. US port in Illinois (7) 6. The contents of a

living cell (10) 9. Mountains in the Pennine Alps between Switzerlan­d and Italy (10)

12. Mrs. ---, character in Sheridan’s play The Rivals (8)

14. Capital of

Indonesia (7)

16. White or unbleached cotton fabric with no printed design (6)

19. Landlocked republic in West Africa whose capital is Niamey (5)

20. See 11 Across

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