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GK Crossword No. 12 (MoS)
by Medusa

Across

Playfully vexing, mocking (9)
Single diamond; patience (9)
12 David ---, World Outdoor Bowls Champion 1966 and 1980 (6)
13 Popular tourist island in the Mediterranean (5)
14 Inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements (6)
15 A former province of western France in the Loire valley (5)
16 Very fine coffee originally brought from the Red Sea port of the same name (5)
17 A succession of notes rising or falling in pitch (5)
21 Christian ---, French couturier who died in 1957 (4)
22 Italian composer and teacher of Beethoven, he was portrayed as Mozart's rival in an opera by Rimsky-Korsakov (7,7)
24 Capital of Iowa (3,6)
26 The science of sound (9)
28 American composer of Rhapsody in Blue (6,8)
31 Theatrical award named after Antoinette Perry (4)
32 Graeme ---, British cyclist who has twice held the 1 Hour record (5)
33 Greek god of the underworld; planet; Disney dog (5)
35 1983 Woody Allen film (5)
39 In Arthurian legend, the burial place of Arthur (6)
40 A small pendant fleshy lobe at the back of the soft palate (5)
41 Author of Beau Geste (1924) (1,1,4)
42 Suffolk town which has been the site of an International Music Festival since 1948 (9)
43 Author of A Room with a View (1908) (1,1,7)

Down

Enforced isolation to prevent spread of disease (10)
Charles ---, French singer of She (8)
Early inhabitants of Scotland (5)
Gambling establishment (6)
A mineral that occurs in crystals of various colours and is used as a gemstone (5)
The capital of Lombardy in northern Italy (5)
Fritz ---, Austrian violinist (8)
10 Person whose ideal society has no government whatsoever (9)
11 Compound plant consisting of a fungus and an alga living symbiotically (6)
18 Italian astronomer (7)
19 Capital of the Russian Federation (6)
20 False accusation or statement, slander (7)
23 Ancient Greek city; ancient Egyptian city (6)
25 Second largest city in France (9)
27 A support or beam fixed at one end and free at the other (10)
29 South Wales town (4,4)
30 A member of a Turkish dynasty of the 11th to 13th centuries (6)
31 Dance craze of the early 1960s (3,5)
34 Emotional shock that may be the origin of a neurosis (6)
36 The end of a glacier (5)
37 Soft sweet made from butter cream and sugar often flavoured with rum, etc. (5)
38 Type of salts used as a purgative medicine (5)

Solution


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