Crossword no. 18

Published in Crossword, Crossword, Issue 6 (Nov/Dec 2012), Volume 20

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1 The cathedral of this German town was the traditional church for the coronation of German kings and queens (6).

5 Geronimo was a prominent leader of the Bedonkohe ——— (6).

10 George ———- served as lord lieutenant of Ireland from 1895 to 1902 (7).

11 Saint associated with Glastonbury who went on to become archbishop of Canterbury (7).

12 ‘Praise us as we are ———, allow us as we prove’—Shakespeare (6).

15 José ———, purported Spanish pirate who is claimed to have raided the west coast of Florida during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries (6).

16 Terence ———-, Cork-born oarsman, engineer and armaments expert who represented Britain in the 1924 Olympics (7).

17 Ruling dynasty in China between 960 and 1279 (4).

18 The castle in this County Meath town was built by Hugh de Lacy (4).

19 The ———- Act of 1807 was enacted by the United States Congress against Great Britain and France during the Napoleonic Wars (7).

20 Castello Baradello overlooks this Italian town and lake (4).

22 Joseph ——, Irish-born doctor to Benjamin Disraeli (4).

25 Ernst Wilhelm ‘Wim’ ———-, German film director, author and film producer (7).

27 Its famous old bridge was destroyed by Bosnian Croat forces during the Croat–Bosniak War (6).

28 Jonathan Swift’s race of brutes in Gulliver’s travels (6).

31 Reverend William Frederick Archdall

——, Irish clergyman, Hebrew scholar and amateur telescope-maker who served as director of Armagh Observatory for many years (7).

32 Operation ———-, the original name for the British–American invasion of French North Africa in World War II (7).

33 Dublin-born Thomas ——— served as head of the New York City Police Department from 1880 until 1895 (6).

34 The Parlement of Brittany was built in this French city between 1618 and 1655 (6).

 

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2 One of the founders of the Spectator magazine and chief secretary for Ireland from 1708 to 1710 (7).

3 Bernard ‘Barney’ ———, master baker, philanthropist and political reformer in nineteenth-century Belfast (6).

4 —— Nagle, Cork-born founder of the Presentation Sisters (4).

5 Verdi opera (4).

6 A mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War (6).

7 Nickname of Sir Henry Percy, who was slain at the Battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 (7).

8 Johannes ——— Eriugena, theologian and poet whose image used to adorn the Irish £5 banknote (6).

9 John Kells ———, Donegal-born economic historian who also achieved fame as a scholar and poet (6).

13 Honore ———-, French caricaturist, painter and sculptor especially renowned for his cartoons and drawings satirising nineteenth-century French politics and society (7).

14 Amelia Ann Blanford ———-, English novelist, journalist, traveller and Egyptologist (7).

15 Isabella Augusta Persse, better known as Lady ———- (7).

20 John Pratt, 1st Marquess ———, served as lord lieutenant of Ireland between 1795 and 1798 (6).

21 Henry ———-, renowned English physicist who was killed during the Battle of Gallipoli in 1915 (7).

23 Period of European history from around 800 BC to the Roman Conquest (4, 3).

24 Hernando — ——, Spanish explorer and conquistador who was the first European documented to have crossed the Mississippi River (2, 4).

25 Sir Brook ———, British merchant, soldier and later lord mayor of London who famously lost his right leg below the knee in a shark attack (6).

26 Reverend George ———, Trinity College mathematician and theologian in the second half of the nineteenth century (6).

29 Large African antelopes (4).

30 —— Sikorsky, Russian-American pioneer of aviation in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft (4).
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