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General Knowledge Crossword

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4. Capital of Corsica (7) 8. Mr. Edberg, 1990 Wimbledon singles champion (6)

9 & 14D 1934 novel by Dorothy L.

Sayers (3,4,7)

10. Bridge over the Grand Canal at Venice (6)

11. Grass such as rice or rye that produces an edible grain (6)

12. Bushy leguminous plant cultivated for its edible pealike seeds (8)

18. Mammal whose two species are the African and Indian, the former having larger ears (8)

20. Georges, 19c

French painter who developed pointillis­m (6)

21. Matt, American actor whose films include Rumblefish (6)

22. European republic whose capital is Budapest (7)

23. Gerald, English cartoonist who designed the animated sequences for the film Pink Floyd: The Wall (6) 24. 1988 film which won a Best Picture Oscar (4,3)

Fast-running flightless African bird (7)

Water-soluble protein prepared by boiling animal hides and bones (7)

3. Bela, Hungarian composer of the opera Duke Bluebeard’s

Castle (6)

5. American composer of 4’33” which requires the piano to be silent (4,4) 6. Samuel, founder of the shipping line which built the Mauretania and Lusitania (6)

7. The --- Islands include Corfu and Zante (6) Administra­tive capital of the Republic of South Africa (8)

14. See 9 Across (7)

15. Seaport capital of the Falkland Islands (7)

16. In Greek mythology, a mortal transforme­d into one of the three Gorgons (6)

17. Catherine of ---, first wife of Henry VIII of England (6)

19. ‘The ---’, 1532 work

by Machiavell­i (6) 1. 2. 13. 1 8 2 3 4 5 6

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