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General Knowledge Crossword No. 9
by Medusa

Across

African country which suffered from the effects of Cyclone Eline recently (10)
Prince ---, unfinished opera by Borodin (4)
The tent carried through the desert by the Jews to carry the Ark of the Covenant (10)
10 U.K. Conservation zone less extensive than a National Park (abbr.) (4)
13 A whirling sensation experienced when the sense of balance is disturbed (7)
15 Michael ---, Tory MP for Romsey, who died in a fire in his home, Tangley House, recently (6)
16 The --- Tower, Paris landmark designed by Gustave --- (6)
17 Street in Notting Hill, London where murders were committed by Christie and Evans (10,5)
18 Members of an American Indian people of The Yucatan peninsula, Belize and Guatemala (6)
20 Any unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbon (6)
21 The flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs; breastbone (7)
22 The Latin word for "wife", used in legal terminology (4)
25 Authoritarian leader in Orwell's novel 1984 (3,7)
26 Lepus europaeus, for example (4)
27 The only son of Odysseus and Penelope (10)

Down

A tiny particle of dust - in your eye, perhaps? (4)
Asian humped ox, Bos indicus (4)
St. ---, Scottish football team based in Paisley (6)
Tsar of Russia 1544-1584 (4,3,8)
The quantity by which a vessel is holding less than its capacity (6)
Winner of the Commonwealth Games Shot gold medal, 1974 and 1978 (5,5)
Iterative Top 10 hit for David Bowie in 1974 (5,5)
11 Cowardly buffoon of early pantomime (10)
12 Is this the Yorkshire location where you've been since I last saw you? (6,4)
13 --- of Light, 1992 documentary film on the history of cinematography written and narrated by Todd McCarthy (7)
14 Pinnate-leaved trees of the genus Elaeis having dense clusters of crowded flowers and bright red fruit (3,4)
19 In baseball, a pitch which is legal but the batter does not hit (6)
20 Goddess of the dawn (6)
23 Former ruler of Iran (4)
24 Juan ---, Spanish cubist painter who died in 1927 (4)


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