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General Knowledge Crossword No. 28
by Medusa

Across

--- Roberts, US actress who was nominated for an Oscar for Pretty Woman (5)
Town on the river Pisuerga near Valladolid where the Spanish national archives have been kept since 1563 (8)
Balkan republic, capital Ljubljana (8)
Capital of India (3,5)
11 Proceed from a source (7)
13 Gerard ---, French actor born in 1948 (9)
15 Queen of France, 1774-1793 (5,10)
18 Name given to the fierce competition between the USA and the USSR in the 1950s and 60s (5,4)
21 Cold-blooded vertebrate (7)
22 Scottish wind instrument (8)
24 In Greek mythology, a hero, son of Zeus and Alcmene who performed 12 labours (Greek name) (8)
25 West London airport (8)
26 Month named after the Roman god of war (5)

Down

US bank and train robber and leader of the Quantrill raiders during the Civil War (5,5)
UK singer whose only number one was When I Need You in 1977 (3,5)
Capital of South Australia (8)
Bird of the genus Cygnus (4)
Resort and seaport in S. Morocco rebuilt after an earthquake in 1960 (6)
Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency (6)
Indian female garment (4)
10 --- 1, first rocket launched from Cape Canaveral on the 31st of January 1958 (8)
12 Primitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth (8)
14 In Nietzsche's philosophy a ´superman` who transcends the boundaries of class, creeds and nationality (10)
16 An abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose, a tumour (8)
17 Michael Jackson's 1982 number one album which has totalled 173 weeks in the charts (8)
19 A heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart (6)
20 Old Testament prophet (6)
22 British city which was called Aquae Sulis by the Romans (4)
23 George Bernard ---, dramatist (4)

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