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MoS Crossword No. 6
by Medusa

Across

King of the Averni captured by Caesar at Alesia (13)
9/8 Down Comedy writer for the Carry On films, Kenny Everett, etc. (5,5)
12 Keats's poem beginning A thing of beauty is a joy for ever (8)
13 Industrial town in Rhonnda Cynon Taff, S Wales (10)
14 Alfred Jarry's play, a burlesque of Oedipus Rex (3,3)
15 Steak ---, raw mince with raw egg, onion and seasonings (7)
17 In insurance, an underwriting member of Lloyd's of London (4)
19 Rhythmical contraction of the heart (7)
21 Guillaime ---, French poet credited with the first use of the term surrealist (11)
25 Dangerous or difficult feats often performed by stand-ins for the actors (6)
27 Reproductive structure of plant (5)
28 London's river (6)
29 Knight of the Round Table who became Guinevere's lover (3,8)
30 Middle-Eastern cloak with a hood (7)
33/23 Down/24 Down 1967 play by Peter Nichols (1,3,2,3,5,2,3,3)
34 Alex --- World snooker champion, 1972 (7)
36 Donkey in Winnie the Pooh stories (6)
38 American harmonica virtuoso (5,5)
41 Low platforms (8)
42 Iron alloy with small amounts of carbon and manganese (5)
43 The order of mayflies (13)

Down

Kent seaside resort (5,3)
1981 number 2 record for The Police (9,3)
Charles Schulz's comic strip about a group of children including Charlie Brown (7)
Element whose name derives from the island of Cyprus (6)
The Jewish state (4)
American actress nominated for an Academy Award for The Mirror Has Two Faces (6,6)
See 9 Across
10/39 Insect of the USA and Mexico (3,3)
11 Australia's largest lake, 16 metres below sea level (4)
16 Saint born in Hexham whose feast day is the 12th of January (6)
18 Fictional Inspector whose first name is Endeavour (5)
20 Sussex village which hosts a Good Friday international marbles competition (7,5)
22 Distant planet; underworld god; Disney dog (5)
23 See 33 Across
24 See 33 Across
26 A three-note chord (5)
31 A light gabardine raincoat (8)
32 Jewish religious brotherhood living on the shores of the Dead Sea at the time of Christ (7)
34 The Monkees' film debut in 1968 (4)
35 The Jewish state (6)
37 Fungus used in baking and brewing (5)
39 See 10
40 The language spoken in N Scandinavia (4)


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