crossword no. 20

Published in Crossword, General, Issue 2 (March/April 2013), Volume 21

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1 George Coppinger ———, Irish architect noted for his work on churches and cathedrals (6).
5 Sixth-century British cleric and author of De Excidio et Conquestu Britanniae (6).
10 Clock Gate Tower and Tynte’s Castle are found in this Irish port town (7).
11 This treaty brought the War of the Spanish Succession to a close in 1713 (7).
12 ——— Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, politican and writer who played a key role during the French Revolution (6).
15 Austrian-born film-maker who directed and co-wrote Double Indemnity and Some Like It Hot (6).
16 American essayist, lecturer and poet who led the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-nineteenth century (7).
17 Pen name of British short story writer Hector Hugh Munro, who satirised Edwardian society and culture (4).
18 Prison that featured prominently in the 1981 hunger strike (4).
19 He was murdered by Ramón Mercader in 1940 in Mexico (7).
20 Walter Leonard ——, Irish merchant, politican and republican who led the Sinn Féin grouping in Dublin Corporation in the early 1900s (4).
22 Barbacoa, bouillabaisse and pichelsteiner, for instance (4).
25 Diego de ———-, Spanish conquistador credited as the first European discoverer of Chile (7).
27 Fund-raising organisation in the United States supportive of a 32-county Irish republic (6).
28 Sir Hans ———, County Down-born physician and collector (6).
31 Small glazed ceramic or glass bowl used for various food dishes (7).
32 Capital city of the Western Roman Empire from 402 to 476 (7).
33 Influential British economist (6).
34 This African city was known as Salisbury before 1982 (6).
2 First artificial Earth satellite, launched by the Soviet Union in 1957 (7).
3 This city was the capital of the Ghaznavid Empire in the eleventh century (6).
4 —— Gwyn, actress and mistress of Charles II of England (4).
5 Region inhabited by Celtic peoples comprising modern-day France and parts of Belgium, western Germany and northern Italy (4).
6 Irish trade unionist jailed in the United States for ‘criminal anarchy’ and sentenced to five to ten years in Sing Sing prison (6).
7 Home of the Greek god Pan and celebrated as an unspoiled, harmonious wilderness in European Renaissance arts (7).
8 Epidemics of this disease killed thousands in Ireland in 1816–19 and 1846–9 (6).
9 Laurence ———, Anglo-Irish novelist and Anglican clergyman, born in Clonmel in 1713 (6).
13 ‘The ———- Tablet’, also known as ‘The Secret of Hermes’, purports to reveal the secret of the primordial substance and its transmutations (7).
14 Of whom did Sydney Smith say: ‘He thought only of Ireland; lived for no other object; dedicated to her his beautiful fancy, his elegant wit, his manly courage, and all the splendour of his astonishing eloquence’ (7)?
15 Karl Marx urged: ‘———- of the world, unite’ (7).
20 Sir Samuel ———, British shipping magnate of the company that would later produce liners such as the Lusitania and Mauretania (6).
21 This fort was a key trading post in Wyoming and a primary stopping point on the Oregon Trail (7).
23 He led the attack on the Custom House in 1921 and later served as minister for defence and minister for justice (7).
24 Thomas ———, one of the ‘Forgotten Ten’, was executed in Mountjoy Prison in 1921 (6).
25 Max ———, better known as Lord Beaverbrook (6).
26 ——— Wendell Holmes Jr served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1902 to 1932 (6).
29 —— Peres de Castro, a Galician noblewoman who was posthumously exhumed and declared the lawful wife of King Peter I of Portugal (4).
30 The —— of Constantine was erected to commemorate the emperor’s victory over Maxentius at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge (4).

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