Crossword May/June 2013

Published in Crossword, Issue 3 May/June2013, Uncategorized, Volume 21

1 William ‘Guillermo’ ———, Cork-born scientist who helped establish Spain’s Natural History Museum (6).
5 Reverend Nicholas ———, appointed Professor of Natural Philosophy at Maynooth in 1826 and credited with the invention of the induction coil (6).
10 Sultan Selim I dramatically expanded the eastern and southern frontiers of this empire (7).
11 Name given to earthquake bomb designed by Barnes Wallis and widely deployed by the Allies in World War II (7).
12 Robert Stewart, duke of ———, served as regent to three different Scottish monarchs (6).
15 This African republic achieved independence from Portugal through the Alvor Agreement in 1975 (6).
16 The ———- Man, a remarkably well-preserved mummified corpse from the early Iron Age found in 1950 in a peat bog in Denmark (7).
17 —— Shikoh, seventeenth-century heir apparent of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who was executed on the orders of his brother Aurangzeb (4).
18 Anglo-Saxon monk and bishop from Northumbria who participated in the Synod of Whitby in 664 (4).
19 The legislative branch of the Israeli government (7).
20 Coleridge wrote ‘In Xanadu did Kubla — / A stately pleasure-dome decree’ (4).
22 This castle is the home of the seventh earl of Rosse (4).
25 Predominantly desert-dwelling nomadic Arabian ethnic group (7).
27 Jamie ———, ——— Twist (6).
28 Rosemary ———, Irish human rights lawyer who was killed by a loyalist paramilitary group in 1999 (6).
31 John ———-, Carlow-born nineteenth-century physicist who became Professor of Physics at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London (7).
32 Symon Vasylyovych Petliura led the struggle for independence in this eastern European state following the Russian Revolution of 1917 (7).
33 The Society of ——— Irishmen launched the Irish Rebellion of 1798 (6).
34 Another name for the Qing dynasty, the last imperial dynasty of China, which ruled from 1644 to 1912 (6).

2 Ideal month for a revolution in Russia (7).
3 Bishop Donal ———, Irish Catholic bishop and missionary who campaigned against white minority rule in Rhodesia and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1978 (6).
4 Karl Ludwig ——, German student who was executed in 1820 for the murder of the conservative dramatist August von Kotzebue (4).
5 —— the Elder, Roman statesman also known as Censorius, Sapiens, Priscus or Major (4).
6 John ———, English poet and antiquary who has been described as the ‘father of English local history and bibliography’ (6).
7 Patron saint of Milan and one of the four original doctors of the Church (7).
8 John Mary Pius ———, MP in the House of Commons for South Kerry and gold-medallist tennis player at the first modern Olympic Games in Athens (6).
9 William ———, Irish-born Methodist clergyman who became chaplain of the United States Senate in 1820 (6).
13 Thomas Coleman ‘Cole’ ———-, American Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War and later an outlaw with Jesse James (7).
14 Of which city did Daniel Defoe write that it was ‘the cleanest and beautifullest, and best built city in Britain, London excepted’ (7)?
15 Royal dynasty descended from the counts of Anjou that provided the kings of England from 1154 to 1485 (7).
20 Site of important Neolithic passage grave in County Meath (6).
21 French city known informally as the ‘City of Popes’ (7).
23 The ———- Martyrs were burnt at the stake for their Protestant beliefs during the reign of Queen Mary (7).
24 French city in Brittany which was ravaged by a great fire that lasted for six days in 1720 (6).
25 Annie ———, prominent British socialist, theosophist, women’s rights activist, and supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule (6).
26 Juan ———, Republican prime minister of Spain who held office during the last two years of the Spanish Civil War (6).
29 —— the Impaler, prince of Wallachia and inspiration for Stoker’s Dracula (4).
30 Galway town associated with St Jarlath (4).



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