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The Prize Crossword: July 2013

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Enter our crossword and win the audiobook The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World’s Greatest Empire

Across
9 Marriage ___, satirical picture series by William Hogarth, published 1745 (1-2-4)
10 Manuel ___ (1902-70), Spanish Falangist politician (7)
11 Joseph ___, mathematician, elected to Royal Society 1689 (7)
12 Staffordshire lake and popular Victorian resort (7)
13 Area of London known formerly as Bayard’s Watering Place (9)
15 Oxford college, founded 1326 (5)
16 The ___, 1949 film noir directed by William Dieterle (7)
19 Family name of Gloucestershire barons descended from Ralph, a nephew of Edward the Confessor (7)
20 Projectile manufactured by a fletcher (5)
21 1922 horror film starring Max Schreck (9)
25 ___ Prince, fairy tale retold by the Brothers Grimm (3,4)
26 Artistic movement derived from Cubism, named in 1912 by Guillaume Apollinaire (7)
28 History-making (7)
29 ‘Democracy ... is a religion. It is the worship of ___ by jackasses.’ – H.L. Mencken (7)


Down
1 Croatian city, developed from the mediaeval settlements of Gradec and Kaptol (6)
2 Henri ___ (b.1932), president of Haiti 1986-88 (6)
3 First World War battle of autumn 1915 (4)
4 Historical district of Wiltshire (6)
5 Town in north-west France, known for its Gothic cathedral (8)
6 ‘Do not stand at my grave and cry; I am not there. ___.’ – ME Frye (1,3,3,3)
7 Storage cabinet for ecclesiastical vestments (8)
8 City in Burma, built by King Mindon in 1857-9 (8)
14 1855 novel by Charles Kingsley (8,2)
16 Moon of Jupiter discovered in 1892 by Edward Emerson Barnard (8)
17 Billie ___ (1896–1918), tragic London-born singer and actress (8)
18 Tax paid to Scandinavian invaders in Anglo-Saxon England (8)
22 Macedonian city, captured by the Serbs in 1189 (6)
23 City in Morocco, once an important commercial outpost (6)
24 ‘The chariest maid is prodigal enough/If she ___ her beauty to the moon.’ – Hamlet (1601) (6)
27 Polish port, site of an airfield bombed by Germany on September 1st, 1939 (4)

The winner of this month’s prize crossword, sponsored by AudioGo, the home of BBC audiobooks, will receive:

The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World’s Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt, read by Stephen Thorne
12CDs  Running time: 15hrs 10mins

To enter, print out this page, complete the crossword and send it to:

Crossword, History Today, 25 Bedford Avenue, London WC1B 3AT.

Alternatively, you can email your entry to admin@historytoday.com

The competition closes on July 31st, 2013.



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