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Demo 21x21 General Knowledge Crossword #3


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Across
1 "Man, when you lose your _____ you lose your footing...." Ken Kesey (5)
4 A hot drink of port, sugar, lemon, and spice (5)
7 Akureyri, Keflavík and Borgarnes are all cities in which country? (7)
11 A town and major ferry port in English county of Kent. (5)
12 A number allocated to a town or city to enable the efficient sorting and sending of mail. (8)
13 A candle holder that is attached to a wall with decorative bracket. (6)
15 Dorothy L. Sayers wrote the series of short stories In the Teeth of the ___________ (1939). (8)
17 Which civilisation was centered in what is now modern-day Peru from 1438 to 1533 C.E.? (4)
18 "Urging the horses to a gallop, without respect to the rather rugged _______of the road, the horsemen soon regained their advantage over the men on the march....." G.K. Chesterton, The Man Who Was Thursday (7)
19 A savoury jelly that is made with meat stock. It set in a mould and contains pieces of egg, meat or seafood. (5)
20 What quantity is a dozen? (6)
22 What is the acronym for the organisation founded on 1 April 1918 by Hugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard? (3)
26 A colloquial term for an Academy Award statuette. (5)
27 Which U.S. state's capital is Little Rock? (8)
28 The test that is administered to assess whether or not a candidate is competent to practice law in a particular jurisdiction is known as the ____ Examination. (3)
31 A part of the body that takes in information and sends it to the brain so that the body can act on it. (5,5)
32 Which Alfred Hitchcock thriller, released in 1954 starred James Stewart as an immobilised apartment dweller. Observing fellow residents through his binoculars, he stumbles on a murder. (4,6)
34 What did boxer Cassius Clay change his name to in 1964/ (3)
35 Which city's name means 'calm port' (8)
36 "Today you are you, that is _____ than true. There is no one alive who is youer than you...." Dr. Seuss (5)
39 What is another word for beret? (3)
40 Which everyday item was invented by Thomas Sullivan in 1908? (3,3)
41 Which method of learning and reading music is attributed to the 11th century Italian monk, Guido D'Arezzo? (5)
44 "And now we welcome the ________. Full of things that have never been....." Rainer Maria Rilke (3,4)
46 "A few ____ after this visit, Mr. Bingley called again, and alone. His friend had left him that morning for London...." Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (4)
47 A type of onion that is related to the garlic family. Unlike a regular onion, it grows in a cluster. (8)
49 A financial gain, in particular the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or manufacturing a product. (6)
50 A Russian city located on the Dnieper River. (8)
52 Strong blasts of wind (5)
53 Groups of fish that stay together for social reasons (7)
54 A sandwich that often has bacon as a filling. (5)
55 If you were having a conversation about Lima, butter and Borlotti, what would you be discussing? (5)
 
Down
1 Rats! They fought the dogs and killed the cats, And bit the babies in the cradles, And ate the cheeses out of the vats, And licked the soup from the cooks' own _____...." Robert Browning, The Pied Piper of Hamelin (6)
2 To announce publicly for the first time. (6)
3 A central London thoroughfare home to many medical specialists (6,6)
4 "There were some peculiar points about that stain. It was still damp, it exhaled a strong odour of coffee, and imbedded in the ___ of the carpet I found some little splinters of china...." Agatha Christie, The Mysterious Affair at Styles (3)
5 A sudden, short intake of breath, usually associated with shock or surprise. (4)
6 To gain a new strength to continue a strenuous activity, is to get your ______________. (6,4)
7 In which country was George Orwell born? (5)
8 Alex Miller wrote the Miles Franklin award-winning novel The __________ Game (1992). (8)
9 Who plays the role of Tywin Lannister in Game of Thrones (2011)? (5)
10 Which piece of furniture can also be described as a tallboy? (5,2,7)
14 What is a French word for good-bye? (5)
16 What type of fish is commonly known as a ghost shark? (8)
21 To omit is to ___________ (5,3)
22 A soft, silvery-white metallic element of the alkali metal group. It has a melting point of 39.48 °C. (8)
23 What was the capital city of the Byzantine Empire? (14)
24 Which chemical element's atomic number is 21? (8)
25 Which Rodgers and Hammerstein musical stars Shirley Jones, Gordon McRae and Rod Steiger? (8)
29 Toasted cubes of bread used as a garnish for soup (8)
30 To be able to talk freely is to have the .... (4,2,3,3)
33 A group of individuals working under the banner of the organisation founded by Paul Harris in 1905. (6,4)
37 Tuna, salmon and marlin can all be described as ________. (4,4)
38 What is the term for the rear of a vessel? (5)
42 In which US state is the television series Northern Exposure (1991) set? (6)
43 A state of inactivity or equilibrium. (6)
45 Which golfer won the Masters in 1997? (5)
46 Who wrote the novel The Count of Monte Cristo (1844)? (5)
48 To get married is to tie the ____. (4)
51 Who served as New Zealand's 38th Prime Minister? (3)