FACTFINDER’S CROSS­WORD

The Scotsman - - Weekend Puzzler - HUGH JOHN­SON

ACROSS

1 Bor­ders town (pop about 12,000), the site of the School of Tex­tiles and De­sign (10) 6 A hunt­ing whip with a loop in­stead of a lash (4) 10 US state cap­i­tal (pop about 10,000), in­cor­po­rated in 1859 (7) 11 A large fresh­wa­ter lake in western Hun­gary, the largest lake in cen­tral Europe (8) 12 An ar­chaic term for a warhorse (8) 13 Yawning or gap­ing hol­low (5) 15 Sword-shaped (bot) (6) 17 A mag­is­trate in an­cient Rome (8) 19 An­cient peo­ple liv­ing east of the Dead Sea (8) 21 A small re­li­gious fra­ter­nity among the an­cient Jews (6) 24 Gus­tav __ (1874 - 1934), Chel­tenham-born com­poser who cre­ated The Plan­ets suite (5) 25 Cap­i­tal city in South Amer­ica (pop about 5.6 mil­lion), founded in 1541 (8) 28 Yuri __ (1934 - 68), Soviet cos­mo­naut, the first per­son to or­bit the earth (7) 29 Ja­cob __ (1880 - 1959), Us-born sculp­tor knighted in 1954 (7) 30 Natalie __ (1938 - 81), US ac­tress who starred in the film West Side Story (1961) (4) 31 Small town (pop about 1,600), the site of the

High­land Folk Mu­seum (10)

DOWN

1 John __ (1779 - 1839), Irvine-born nov­el­ist who wrote The An­nals of the Parish (1821) (4) 2 A pop­u­lar set of quadrilles, or its mu­sic (7) 3 Jonathan __ (1667 - 1745), Dublin-born au­thor of Gul­liver’s Trav­els (1726) (5) 4 Elsie __ (1864 - 1917), In­dia-born doc­tor who founded the Scot­tish Women’s Hos­pi­tals (6) 5 A small poi­sonous tree na­tive to the Alps (8) 7 Undo a pre­vi­ous move in chess (7) 8 Small an­i­mal be­long­ing to the mustelid fam­ily (4,6) 9 Water­proofs, es­pe­cially oil­skins, in the US (8) 14 Small town in the Cen­tral Belt (pop about 3,500), a for­mer coal-min­ing cen­tre (10) 16 Amer­i­can col­lo­quial term for tor­na­does (8) 18 The roles adopted by au­thors and ac­tors (8) 20 With brisk move­ment (mus) (7) 22 Crete-born pain­ter who set­tled in toledo

(1541 - 1614) (2,5) 23 An or­der for goods, es­pe­cially from

over­seas (6) 26 Hen­rik __ (1828 - 1906), Nor­we­gian drama­tist who wrote Peer Gynt (1867) (5) 27 Wil­liam __ (1860 - 1954), York­shire-born priest who be­came the Dean of St Paul’s Cathe­dral in 1911 (4)

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