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The Prize Crossword: February 2014

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Enter this month's crossword and win a selection of recent history books.

Across
6 Second president of Indonesia (7)
7 Car of German Democratic Republic, first manufactured in 1957 (7)
9 Sir Peter ___ (1910-86), singer and partner of Benjamin Britten (5)
10 The Adventures of ___, 1876 work by Mark Twain (3,6)
11 Chemical element discovered in 1923 by Coster and de Hevesey (7)
13 ‘There is no life of a man, faithfully recorded, but is a ___ poem of its sort’ – Browning, 1838 (6)
15 Traditional term for a compositor’s apprentice (8,5)
19 Syrian city, besieged by the Crusaders in 1098 and 1124 (6)
20 See 12 Down
23 Sir ___ (1849-1930), architect of Admiralty Arch (5,4)
24 Jaroslav ___ (1883-1923), author of The Good Soldier Švejk (1923) (5)
26 ‘The Devil so must we overthrow/With ___ of belief’ – Gascoyne, 1573 (7)
27 Robert ___ (c.1626-49), Leveller and soldier, executed for mutiny (7)

Down
1 Daudi ___ (1896-1939), King of Buganda (4)
2 Giovanni Battista ___ (1573-1632), ‘Il Cerano’, painter and architect (6)
3 Horatio ___ (1860-1933), MP and fraudster (9)
4 Relating to an ancient city of Palestine; such as the swine of Matthew 8:28 (8)
5 Anglo-Saxon gentlewoman, wife of Leofric, Earl of Mercia (4,6)
6 Greek poet of Lesbos, born c. 610 BC (6)
7 ‘The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but ___’ – Yeats, 1933 (4)
8 Ancient region of south-east Europe (6)
12/20 ‘True reconciliation does not consist in merely ___’ – Nelson Mandela (10,3,4)
14 Ohio city, settled in 1801 (9)
16 Archaic term for a potion of forgetfulness (8)
17 Vietnamese city bombarded by the French in 1847 (2,4)
18 Abraham ‘Bram’ ___ (1847-1912), Clontarf-born author (6)
21 Subject of a posthumous treatise by Baruch Spinoza (6)
22 Jack o’ ___, folkloric figure of the Welsh Marches (4)
25 Scottish island; 1745 destination of Charles James Stuart and Flora Macdonald (4)

The winner of this month’s prize crossword will receive a selection of recent history books.

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The competition closes on February 28th, 2014.



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