GEN­ERAL KNOWL­EDGE CROSS­WORD

Scottish Daily Mail - - Puzzles & Prizes -

PLAY our ac­cu­mu­la­tor game! Ev­ery day this week, solve the cross­word to find the let­ter in the pink cir­cle. On Fri­day, we’ll pro­vide in­struc­tions to sub­mit your five-let­ter word for your chance to win a lux­ury Cross pen. UK res­i­dents aged 18+, excl NI. Terms ap­ply. En­tries cost 50p.

ACROSS

7 Ital­ian drafts­man and print­maker born in 1720 (8) 9 Fol­low-up book, film or play (6) 10 Smooth Op­er­a­tor soul and smooth jazz band (4) 11 He de­signed the Pom­pi­dou Cen­tre with Rogers and Fran­chini (5,5) 12 The Town of ___ , The Mikado’s sub­ti­tle (6) 14 Thin plait of hair (4,4) 15 The The­ory of Ev­ery­thing ac­tor (5,8) 17 Irish rugby union side cap­tained by Johnny Sex­ton (8) 19 Three-time Grand Na­tional-win­ning horse (3,3) 21 In­for­mal term for a dachs­hund (7,3) 22 ___ Bog­a­rde, The Ser­vant ac­tor (4) 23 Is­abelle, French ac­tress and singer (6) 24 Speech unit cen­tred on a sin­gle vowel

sound (8)

DOWN

1 Hindu fes­ti­val of light (6) 2 ___ Eyre, Char­lotte Bronte novel (4) 3 Ur­ban thor­ough­fare with se­vere park­ing penal­ties (3,5) 4 At­ten­dant or hired com­pan­ion (6) 5 Stra­bis­mal is a tech­ni­cal term for this (6-4) 6 GMT or Green­wich ___ ____ (4,4) 8 Skye and Mull are in this is­land group (5,8) 13 Nasi goreng is a dish of this na­tional cui­sine (10) 15 Bright green pre­cious stones (8) 16 Corn ___ , yel­low-flow­ered peren­nial (8) 18 East­ern Me­sopotamian river (6) 20 Stormy or tur­bu­lent (6) 22 Leti­tia, Sharon Watts ac­tress in EastEnders (4) SO­LU­TION TO­MOR­ROW

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