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Giant GK Crossword No. 9
by Medusa

Across

A. E. ---, poet and author of A Shropshire Lad, 1896 (7)
10 Italian-born actress who won an Oscar for Two Women, 1961 (6,5)
12 Captain of the England football team (4,7)
13 An upland meadow in Norway equivalent to an alp (6)
14 Legally binding order by a judge; Italian car manufacturer (4)
15 International defence grouping (abbr.) (4)
16 Polyphonic choral composition usually unaccompanied (5)
17 The longest river in Scotland (3)
20 A lively style of jazz music and the dance done to it (4)
21 Fabled sea-creature, half woman half fish (7)
22 John ---, English painter of the Žkitchen sink` school who died in 1992 (6)
24/30 Flemish pretender to the English throne hanged in 1499 (6,7)
26 Franz ---, Hungarian composer (5)
28 Historic place of execution in London (6)
29 The red colour of a Syrian rose; fabric from Syria (6)
30 See 24
31 Mother of Peer Gynt (4)
32 Slang name for an electric guitar (3)
34 Mexican civilization (5)
36 Dino ---, Italian footballer who gained 112 international caps (4)
38 Small, soft bread rolls (4)
41 A grey-coloured metal, atomic number 76 (6)
42 Subjects or clues inserted to divert attention from the main issue (3,8)
43 Marquess of ---, he gave his name to the 1867 rules governing boxing (11)
44 Arata ---, Japanese architect who designed the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (7)

Down

1 Order of rhizopod protozoa (12)
2 Dried grape (6)
3 Hooded Indian snake (5)
4/37 Robin Hood's haunt (8,6)
5 Canine film star (6)
6 Shakespeare's first tragic romantic hero (5)
7 Swiss city (6)
9 Largest city in Washington (7)
11 Either of two large muscles of the chest (8)
18 A pause in the middle of a line of verse (7)
19 A vertical side member of a door or window frame (4)
21 Capital of Belarus (5)
22 Indonesian method of producing designs on fabric by covering with wax (5)
23 World chess champion 1969-72 (5,7)
25 Myanmar monetary unit (4)
27 Paul Simon song which was a Top 10 hit in 1969 for Simon & Garfunkel (3,5)
30 Members of the minority who refused to join the United Presbyterian Church in 1900 (3,5)
31 Spanish composer of Iberia (7)
33 A covered portico used by athletes for their exercises (6)
35 Any of a group of enzymes inducing alcoholic fermentation (6)
37 See 4
39 A first magnitude star in the constellation Orion (5)
40 Idolise (5)


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