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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, April 13, 2024

Saturday, April 13, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
10 Across: British author best known for her children's series about Little Grey Rabbit
11 Across: Middle name of Cassius Clay Jr before he changed it to Muhammad Ali
14 Across: 1975 British film starring David Niven as 'Major' Walter Bradbury
15 Across: American actress whose films included Miracle on 34th Street, Rebel Without a Cause and West Side Story
16 Across: Sean ___, Irish dramatist whose works include Juno and the Paycock and The Plough and the Stars
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: Nihilistic early 20th century artistic movement named from a children's word for 'hobbyhorse'
2 Down: Charge card company formed in 1950 by Frank X McNamara, Ralph Schneider and Matty Simmons
3 Down: See 47
4 Down: A short stout stick used as a weapon
5 Down: 1974 Michael Apted film that was the sequel to the 1973 film That'll Be the Day
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, April 6, 2024

Saturday, April 6, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
11 Across: Rock band fronted by Chrissie Hynde
12 Across: Town in on the southern bank of the River Tyne opposite Newcastle upon Tyne
14 Across: Country whose capital is Dhaka
15 Across: The fifth book of the Old Testament
16 Across: In law, a rule of evidence whereby a person is precluded from denying the truth of a statement of facts he has previously asserted
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: A device for determining the value of an unknown resistance by comparison with a known standard resistance
2 Down: The thin cartilaginous flap that covers the entrance to the larynx during swallowing, preventing food from entering the trachea
3 Down: Calf-length trousers or jeans
4 Down: The second largest city in Colombia
5 Down: English singer-songwriter whose most recent number one single was Eyes Closed in 2023
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, March 30, 2024

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
11 Across: Comedy partner of Norman Pace
13 Across: The smallest county in the Republic of Ireland
14 Across: In Greek mythology, son of Daedalus who flew too near the sun
15 Across: See 53
16 Across: American author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: Villainous ensign in Shakespeare's Othello
2 Down: Winners of the first two World Cups in cricket
3 Down: Pen name of William Sidney Porter
4 Down: Town in the Chichester District of West Sussex whose 17th-century stately home has grounds designed by Capability Brown
5 Down: Latin word used in formal correspondence for the previous month
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, March 23, 2024

Saturday, March 23, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
11 Across: Japanese port almost completely destroyed by the second atomic bomb dropped by the US in 1945
12 Across: Reddish dye obtained from the powdered leaves of the plant Lawsonia inermis
14 Across: A former French gold coin worth 20 francs
15 Across: British actor, famous for playing Grant Mitchell in EastEnders
16 Across: Michael ___, British TV and film director whose films include Coal Miner's Daughter
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1 Down: The second largest city in Pakistan
2 Down: US state whose capital is Topeka
3 Down: The title character of Dick King-Smith's 1983 book The Sheep-Pig
4 Down: Caribbean island divided into Haiti and the Dominican Republic
5 Down: Group who had a US Top 10 hit with the single Bend Me, Shape Me in 1968
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, March 16, 2024

Saturday, March 16, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
10 Across: The first black footballer to represent England in a full international match
11 Across: American guitarist who died in London in 1970
14 Across: Oscar-winning actress whose children include Kate Hudson
15 Across: Guitarist whose groups included Cream and Blind Faith
16 Across: The Italian word for coffee
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2 Down: 1976 live album by Bob Dylan
3 Down: “___ is fatal only to the mediocre” (Albert Camus)
4 Down: Thoroughfare in New York City famous for its theatres
6 Down: Vaslav ___, Russian ballet dancer and choreographer of Polish descent who died in 1950
7 Down: See 25
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, March 9, 2024

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
11 Across: Colourless gas with a chlorine-like odour, formed by an electric discharge in oxygen
12 Across: The annual flowering plant love-in-a-mist
14 Across: See 31
15 Across: Village in Hertfordshire best known for its film and TV studios
16 Across: Genus of yeasts including one which causes thrush
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: A statue, obelisk, column, etc. cut from one block of stone
2 Down: Australian tennis player who won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, including Wimbledon in 1964 and 1965
3 Down: Black grape used in winemaking whose name literally means "young blackbird"
4 Down: Darren ___, former England footballer who played for Portsmouth, Spurs, Birmingham City, Wolves and Bournemouth
5 Down: Son of Polixenes who falls in love with Perdita in Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, March 2, 2024

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
10 Across: British pianist made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 1941
11 Across: Sax ___, pen name of English novelist Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward, best remembered for his series of novels featuring Dr Fu Manchu
12 Across: The ancient capital of Assyria, on the River Tigris
15 Across: Song written by Jimmy Webb in 1968, first recorded by Glen Campbell
16 Across: Town in Monmouthshire whose racecourse became the regular venue of the Welsh National in 1949
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: 1985 Swedish film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on a novel by Reidar Jönsson
2 Down: A language of Afghanistan and NW Pakistan
3 Down: The moth Endromis versicolora, found in the Palaearctic region
4 Down: American record label founded in 1971 by David Geffen and Elliot Roberts
5 Down: American golfer whose PGA Tour wins include the Kemper Insurance Open in 2001
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, February 24, 2024

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
9 Across: Actor who played the title role in the film serial Tarzan the Fearless
11 Across: Camberwell-born actress and director who starred opposite Humphrey Bogart in They Drive by Night and High Sierra
14 Across: See 31
15 Across: A machine-readable arrangement of numbers and parallel lines printed on an item
16 Across: Author of the play The Ghost Train who later played Private Godfrey in Dad's Army
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: The North American name for swede
2 Down: 1977 film that spawned three sequels and three prequels
3 Down: Max ___, German painter who developed the technique of collage
4 Down: A tropical American shrub of the genus Plumeria, such as Plumeria rubra, whose flowers have a sweet overpowering scent
5 Down: British comedian whose real name was Charlie Olden
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, February 17, 2024

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
1 Across: Short play by Harold Pinter premièred by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1969, directed by Peter Hall
5 Across: See 16
9 Across: Something believed in certain cultures to be the embodiment of a spirit or magical powers
14 Across: The Hebrew word for life and a prominent Jewish symbol
15 Across: British children's TV series presented by Phillip Schofield and Sarah Greene
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Down Clues and Answers:
2 Down: In Greek mythology, the fluid which flows in the veins of the gods
3 Down: Former Manchester City striker who captains the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team
4 Down: The capital of Sardinia
6 Down: Welsh actor who played Lord John Marbury in The West Wing
7 Down: Plant that is the national emblem of Scotland
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, February 10, 2024

Saturday, February 10, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
10 Across: 1415 battle in which English longbowmen under Henry V defeated French forces vastly superior in number
12 Across: First name of the James Bond character Goldfinger
13 Across: 1980 Roxy Music single that reached number 5 in the UK
14 Across: South African golfer who won the US Open in 1994 and 1997 and the British Open in 2002
15 Across: American actor who won a Best Actor Oscar for Ben-Hur
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: In theology, the adoration that may be offered to God alone
2 Down: Entryist group within the Labour Party that inspired Robert Lindsay's character Michael Murray in Alan Bleasdale's TV drama G.B.H.
3 Down: One of the rivers in Hades over which the souls of the dead were ferried by Charon in Greek mythology
4 Down: The oldest of the eighteen major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh domestic cricket structure
5 Down: Country whose capital is Kingston
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, February 3, 2024

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
10 Across: Spanish tennis player who has won 22 Grand Slam men's singles titles, including a record 14 French Open titles
11 Across: Astronomical observatory in Cheshire whose radio telescope has a steerable parabolic dish
14 Across: A member of a Roman Catholic religious order founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1534
15 Across: Japanese camera manufacturer founded in Nagano in 1949
16 Across: British group whose biggest hit was Vienna
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: The national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001
2 Down: The capital of Azerbaijan
3 Down: A protein that is eliminated from the diet in cases of coeliac disease
4 Down: Small South American rodent of which the guinea pig is a type
5 Down: Fictional collie dog created by Eric Knight in a short story that spawned several films
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, January 27, 2024

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
10 Across: Washington Post journalist who, with Carl Bernstein, did much of the original reporting on the Watergate scandal
12 Across: American singer and actress best known for her hits C'est Si Bon and Santa Baby
14 Across: Israeli singer who won the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Diva
15 Across: Surname of the brothers in the band Sparks
16 Across: Children's author whose books include Madame Doubtfire and Goggle-Eyes
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: Nigerian city that is capital of Oyo state
2 Down: Alabama's only port
3 Down: The most sacred place of worship in an ancient temple from which the laity was prohibited
4 Down: London station opened on 10 January 1863 as the terminus of the original Metropolitan Railway
5 Down: Norwegian composer who wrote incidental music for Ibsen's play Peer Gynt
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, January 20, 2024

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
11 Across: American screenwriter, director and actor whose films include Manhattan
12 Across: Men's singles champion at Wimbledon in 1975
13 Across: Series of cars manufactured by Honda since 1972
15 Across: The last line of this classic comedy series was "I'm afraid it's started to rain again"
16 Across: The study of handwriting, especially to analyse the writer's character
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: In the Old Testament, a Hebrew prophet who was swallowed by a great fish
2 Down: The capital of South Australia
3 Down: The only golfer in the 20th century to win the Open in three different decades
4 Down: The Muse of history
5 Down: Friedrich ___, German political philosopher who collaborated with Karl Marx on The Communist Manifesto
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, January 13, 2024

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
11 Across: Bass guitarist in The Beatles
13 Across: 1988 film about a clique at a fictional Ohio high school starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater
14 Across: Two one-act plays by Sir Terence Rattigan set at the Beauregard Private Hotel, Bournemouth
15 Across: American composer whose works include Second Piano Sonata: Concord
17 Across: The second brightest star in Perseus
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Down Clues and Answers:
1 Down: Former name for "29 Across"
2 Down: 1993 Steven Spielberg film based on a novel by Michael Crichton
3 Down: The antelope Aepyceros melampus which has lyre-shaped horns
4 Down: Former West Indies batsman whose cricketing records include the highest individual score in first-class cricket: 501 not out for Warwickshire against Durham
5 Down: Song by Lionel Richie which he recorded as a duet with Diana Ross and which was later covered by Luther Vandross and Mariah Carey
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Jumbo-general-knowledge Crossword Answers for Saturday, January 6, 2024

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Across Clues and Answers:
1 Across: Royal Navy captain who died in Hawaii during his third exploratory voyage in the Pacific in 1779
6 Across: Musical time in which there are four beats in each bar
13 Across: J R R Tolkien's third forename
14 Across: Hill near the village of Collace in Perthshire mentioned in Shakespeare's Macbeth
15 Across: Members of the senior branch of the Guides
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1 Down: 2005 war film based on US Marine Anthony Swofford's 2003 Gulf War memoir of the same name
2 Down: American tennis player who was the first woman to win all four Grand Slam tournaments during the same calendar year
3 Down: 1976 Mel Brooks film whose only audible line is spoken by Marcel Marceau
5 Down: 70s American TV series that starred David Carradine as Shaolin monk Kwai Chang Caine
6 Down: The Sunday preceding Ash Wednesday
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