The Scarborough News

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Mikhail, U.S.S.R. Communist party leader 1985-91 (9) Umberto, author of The Name of the Rose (3) American actor who starred in The Rockford Files on television (5,6) German industrial city on the river Elbe (7) Industrial city and port in Belgium formerly famous for its cloth industry (5) Chief commercial and industrial centre of N. Syria (6) A salmon at the stage when it returns for the first time from the sea to fresh water (6) Meat from animals that have been killed according to Muslim law (5)

1980 Steve McQueen western film (3,4)

1923 musical comedy which features the song Tea for Two (2,2,7)

Adjective used to describe wine which is dry or champagne which is medium sweet (3)

1969 film scripted by and featuring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper (4,5)

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Any of various South American herbaceous plants of the genus Oxalis cultivated for their edible tubers (3) Hafez al-, President of Syria since 1971 (5)

“The Lonely Passion of Judith ---”, novel by Brian Moore (6) Sour-tasting liquid used as a condiment or preservati­ve (7) Australian athlete, 1960 Olympic 1500m champion (4,7)

See 21 Down Maurice, Belgian poet and dramatist who won the 1911 Nobel prize for literature (11) 1974 Charles Bronson film which spawned a number of sequels (5,4)

Jack, Best Supporting Actor Oscar-winner for City Slickers (7)

Dwight, American high jumper who set three world records in 1973 and 1976 (6) The constellat­ion Ursa --is also known as the Little Bear (5)

21 & 7 Leo Colston in a 1953

novel by L.P. Hartley (3,2-7) 3 4 5 6

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