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General Knowledge Crossword

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ACROSS

1. 1972 US men’s open singles champion (4,7)

9. Roman general who led the conspiracy against Julius

Caesar (7)

10. In Islam, the principal name for God (5)

11 & 21D Small diagonal stitch used for fine detail (5,5)

12. Highest mountain in the world (7)

13. Jacques, finance minister of France 1788-90 (6)

15. See 3 Down

18. The wife of a

Russian tsar (7)

20. Dried, oil-yielding kernel of the coconut (5)

22. In the USA, a display of the skills of cowboys (5)

23. Oratorio by Handel first performed in 1742 (7)

24. The 11 states of the US that seceded from the Union in 1861 were called the — States (11)

DOWN

2. Franz, 19th-century Hungarian composer (5)

3 & 15A 1989 comedy by Terry Jones with Tim Robbins (4,3,6)

4. Jane, author of Mansfield Park (6)

5. A --- wind is one which blows toward the equator from the NE or SE (5)

6. Antonio, composer who was a famous rival of Mozart (7)

7. Chinese method of healing using needles (11)

8. Art form associated with Henri CartierBre­sson (11)

14. Young lord of Florence in Shakespear­e’s

Much Ado About Nothing (7)

16. Chisel-eged tooth at the front of the mouth (7)

17. The primary source of Jewish religious law (6)

19. In billiards, a shot that goes into a pocket after striking another ball (2-3)

21. See 11 Across

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