Make your own free website on Tripod.com

DT General Knowledge Crossword No. 20
by Medusa

Across

Members of The Religious Society of Friends (7)
Related to the teachings contained in Buddhist and Hindu writings (7)
British peers ranking below a marquess and above a viscount (5)
10 Silver-white metallic element named from place in Scotland it was discovered in 1790 (9)
11 Layered type of ice cream of different flavours (10)
12 Pacific republic, capital city Suva (4)
14 Chinese political leader who sanctioned the massacre in Tiananmen Square (Pinyin spelling) (4,8)
18 The United ---, a Middle East federation (4,8)
21 Part of sleeve (off which one improvises!) (4)
22 Northern Ireland footballer (6,4)
25 Place of the signing of the Magna Carta (9)
26 Spanish town near Seville often referred to as ´the frying pan of Andalusia` because of the intense summer heat (5)
27 Having left a will (7)
28 One of the people of an ancient kingdom east of the Dead Sea (7)

Down

Primitive stone mills for grinding corn by hand (6)
Nicholas Breakspear was the only British pope but the fourth of this name (6)
1952 novel by John Steinbeck (4,2,4)
Japanese dish of cold rice and fish (5)
A verse form with a rhyme scheme aba bcb cdc, etc. (5,4)
--- to Five, 1980 film featuring Jane Fonda and Dolly Parton (4)
Inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (8)
e.e. ---, poet who used interesting punctuation devices (8)
13 Spanish playwright and author of Fuenteovejuna (4,2,4)
15 In Arthurian legend, the wife of King Arthur (9)
16 Card game where the winner is the player with two or three cards whose total is closest to 6 down (8)
17 Nazi security units who fought in WW2 as an independent elite corps (6-2)
19 Noble Florence family which included Catherine and Pope Leo X (6)
20 Colourless, odourless hydrocarbon (6)
23 The genus to which rhubarb belongs (5)
24 Constellation, the Harp (4)

Solution


Copyright © C. J. Vallely 2000. Web page created by Crossword Compiler.