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General Knowledge Crossword No. 8 (MoS)

by Medusa

Across

Miguel de ---, Spanish philosopher and author of The Tragic Sense of Life, 1913 (7)
10 1956 musical film starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner (3,4,3,1)
12 Peak in the Karakoram Mountains, height 8,126m (5,6)
13 --- Fracture, a fracture of the radius of the wrist with a backward displacement of the hand (6)
14 Air pollution with a mixture of smoke and fog (4)
15 4,840 square yards (4)
16 Persephone's husband (5)
17 UK pop group who made the Top 10 with Senses Working Overtime in 1982 (3)
20 Right-eyed flatfish Solea Solea (4)
21 Pop group of brothers whose initials gave rise to their name (3,4)
22 The duty of sparing animal life; non-violence (6)
24 Relating to the smallest particles (6)
26 Pack leader for Boy Scouts (5)
28 Small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America (6)
29 Room in a church where sacred vessels and priestly garments are kept or meetings are held (6)
30 Of a triangle having three sides of different lengths (7)
31 --- Pons, Spanish winner of the 250cc Motor Cycling World Championships 1988 and 1989 (4)
32 Any of various primates with short tails or no tail at all (3)
34 Daughter of Tantalus, she was turned to stone as she wept for her slain children (5)
36 Ancient kingdom, east of the lower Jordan and the Dead Sea (4)
38 Florentine river (4)
41 Rapidly growing tree of the willow family (6)
42 Four discursive poems by Virgil on the delights of country life (3,8)
43 English actor, screenwriter and dramatist - author of Talking Heads (4,7)
44 European country whose existence as an independent kingdom dates from 1830 (7)

Down

1/33 Ibsen play whose argument forms the basis of the film Jaws (2,5,2,3,6)
Capital city of Turkey (6)
Ancient name for the South Yemen; Its Queen visited Solomon. (5)
Bowling game trying to knock over ninepins (8)
Motorized, tracked vehicle for use in icy conditions (3-3)
Eric Clapton song written about his love for George Harrison's wife (5)
The season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas (6)
Kylie ---, Australian actress and vocalist (7)
11/30 Winner of the 1990 US Women's Open tennis championships (8,8)
18 West African republic, capital Dakar (7)
19/31 The use of a central computer by many users simultaneously (4,7)
21 --- Sharp, the heroine of Thackeray's 1848 novel Vanity Fair (5)
22 Fruit of the forbidden tree in the Garden of Eden (5)
23 Chinese cooking sauce (5-3-4)
25 Lepidopterous insect (4)
27 Woodland plants with beautiful flowers and whorls of dissected leaves (8)
30 See 11
31 See 19
33 See 1
35 Jewish state (6)
37 Ronnie ---, one of the Two Ronnies (6)
39 North Wales town; hard kind of stone (5)
40 Unit of frequency named after a German physicist (5)


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