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GK Crossword No. 21 (DT)
by Medusa

Across

Yeomen of the Guard (10)
Two collections of Norse mythology, the Prose --- was by Snorri Sturluson (4)
Cover the food with liquid during cooking (5)
10 Previous name for Malawi (9)
12 Poet, author of The Rape of the Lock, 1712 (9,4)
14 The Greek Ulysses (8)
15 Power tool for smoothing or shaping wood (6)
17 N. Ireland county (6)
19 Playwright who died in 1967 who wrote Loot (3,5)
21 French name for the city of Aachen (3-2-8)
24 60s and 70s folk band who wrote the theme music for the BBC TV series Take Three Girls (9)
25 Stingless male bee in a colony of social bees (5)
26 70s pop group led by Marc Bolan (1,3)
27 Host of the TV quiz programme Criss Cross Quiz and father of actress Belinda Lang (6,4)

Down

The best film about a pig in 1995! (4)
Hallucinogenic drug MDMA (7)
1936 novel by Aldous Huxley tracing the career of Anthony Beavis (7,2,4)
In Greek mythology a wicked king condemned to have everything just out of reach (8)
--- Dahl, famous children's author (5)
Member of a European military unit formerly composed of heavily armed cavalrymen (7)
South African novelist, author of A Dry White Season (5,5)
11 Occasion celebrated by the playing of practical jokes (5,5,3)
13 Children's favourite TV character who delivers the letters in Greendale (7,3)
16 A flap for the crotch of men's tight-fitting breeches (8)
18 The first Top 20 hit single by The Police in 1979 (7)
20 The first book of Cowper's poem in six books, The Task published in 1785 (3,4)
22 William ---, leader of the opposition (5)
23 Two gallons (4)

Solution


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