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GK Crossword No. 26 (DT)
by Medusa

Across

Emotional release in art or drama (9)
Earth-closet or privy (5)
The heroine of Beethoven's opera Fidelio (7)
10 Popular garden plant producing clusters of yellow jasmine-like flowers (9)
11 People from Liverpool (7)
12 Cleopatra's Needle, for example (7)
13 Football team nicknamed ´The Blades` (9,6)
18 John ---, minister in Macmillan's government who was at the centre of a scandal in 1963 (7)
20 Edith ---, poet who was the author of Façade in 1923 (7)
22 English fashion designer who opened the shop Bazaar in the King's Road, Chelsea (4,5)
23 Type of paint made with egg yolk (7)
24 Column of wood or steel or concrete that is driven into the ground to provide support for a structure (5)
25 Lancashire resort and bay; partner of Wise (9)

Down

Wonder of the world at Rhodes (8)
Anthony ---, responsible for the introduction of the pillar-box in Greta Britain (8)
Portuguese islands in the Atlantic (6)
Abbreviated form of the English county which includes Stoke-on-Trent (6)
Forest of Robin Hood (8)
Cockney Rebel top 5 hit from 1974 (4,4)
Rohan ---, Indian cricketer whose career lasted from 1955-82 (6)
Utter a harsh scream (6)
14 Jean ---, Court painter to Charles VIII and Louis XI (alt. spelling) (8)
15 Roman York (8)
16 TV programme including "Mr T" and John "Hannibal" Smith (3,1-4)
17 A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies (8)
18 Plains with grass but no trees found in Argentina (6)
19 Plant yielding curare (alt. spelling) (6)
20 Sporting dog (6)
21 Road surface material (6)

Solution


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