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GK Crossword No. 8

by Medusa

Across

In physics, a process which occurs with no exchange of heat (9)
Romulus's twin, founder of Rome (5)
Rab C. ---, string-vested Glaswegian TV philosopher played by Gregor Fisher (7)
10 Soviet newspaper, the name means news in Russian (9)
11 A buff-coloured cotton cloth first made in China (7)
12 Frankie ---, Champion Jockey on the flat 1994 with 233 winners (7)
13 The national flag of the U.S.A. (5,3,7)
18 1972 film starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York (7)
20 A structure in which one end is counterbalanced by the other, a type of bridge (7)
22 Bert ---, Manchester City goalkeeper and Player of the Year 1956 (9)
23 A pungent gas compounded of nitrogen and hydrogen, constituent of smelling salts (7)
24 Black mineral used to coat paper (5)
25 Thor ---, Norwegian ethnologist who mounted the Kon-Tiki and Ra expeditions (9)

Down

Winner of 1969 Wimbledon Women's singles (3,5)
Chronic sleeplessness (8)
Headgear used to control a horse (6)
Venetian painter who painted Bacchus and Ariadne in 1522 (6)
French apple brandy (8)
Leonard ---, star of Rising Damp and The Rise and Fall of Reginald Perrin (8)
Southern neighbour of the USA (6)
Highly seasoned fatty sausage of pork and beef usually dried (6)
14 Literary Review which was published from 1932-53 and provided a sounding-board for the Cambridge school of critics (8)
15 Small small short-tailed sharp-beaked bird, Sitta europaea (8)
16 Writer of the English lyric to the song My Way (4,4)
17 The pen name of Marie Henri Beyle author of Le Rouge et le Noir (8)
18/19 French burgundy wine (4,2,6)
20 Notation, code or system having two as its base (6)
21 A bowler in cricket who uses the joins on the ball to great effect (6)


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