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GK Crossword No. 16 (MoS)
by Medusa

Across

Kevin ---, American actor who won an award for Dances with Wolves (7)
10 Sailor who met Moby-Dick (7,4)
12 Nurse, heroine of World War I (5,6)
13 The point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth (6)
14 Sicilian volcano (4)
15 Ferry boat with a rapid turn around time [abbreviation] (2-2)
16 Twelve (5)
17 Crested, largely blue bird of the subfamily Garrulinae (3)
20 Arthur ---, Wimbledon winner 1968 (4)
21 A colourless liquid hydrocarbon (7)
22 --- Reinhardt, French jazz guitarist (6)
24 Coat of Angora goat (6)
26 Musical set in Argentina (5)
28 Emanuel ---, world chess champion 1894-1921 (6)
29 A morphine derivative used in medicine and by addicts (6)
30 Lake east of the Caspian (4,3)
31 Mercedes ---, German automobile (4)
32 River in Lake District (3)
34 Score of 40-all in tennis (5)
36 Wartime radio show (4)
38 Paris airport (4)
41 French channel port for the crossing to/from Dover (6)
42 Book which made Desmond Morris famous (3,5,3)
43 French post-impressionist painter (4,7)
44 Rudolf ---, Russian-born ballet dancer who became Austrian in 1982 (7)

Down

Basalt slab discovered in 1799 which provided the key to ancient Egyptian texts (7,5)
In Greek mythology, the god of the west wind (6)
Ring-shaped roll (5)
Sylvester ---, US actor who was Rocky (8)
French jet fighter (6)
Francis ---, philosopher and statesman (5)
Lech ---, Polish trade union leader and founder, in 1980, of Solidarity and winner of the 1983 Nobel Peace Prize (6)
Gypsy, especially a Hungarian one (7)
11 D.H. ---, author of Lady Chatterley (8)
18 Bird with pouch (7)
19 --- Domino, rhythm and blues singer and pianist (4)
21 A trivalent metalloid element with atomic number 5 (5)
22 --- Smith, TV cook (5)
23 Elizabethan ballad (12)
25 Plant of a liliaceous genus with fleshy spiny-toothed leaves (4)
27 German shepherd dog (8)
30 Californian prison until 1963 (8)
31 Heavy silk fabric with a raised design (7)
33 German prisoner-of-war camp (6)
35 Spring festival (6)
37 Tree-lined thoroughfare (6)
39 Song by Eric Clapton about George Harrison's wife (5)
40 The ---, children's comic (5)

Solution


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