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The Prize Crossword: March 2013

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Enter our crossword and win the audiobook Mao: The Unknown Story, written by Jung Chang and read by Di Langford.

Across
7 Mori ___ (1847-89), westernising Japanese official (7)
8 Phyllis ‘Fanny’ ___ (1909-94), television cook (7)
10 Francis ___ (c.1605-66), founder of the city of Madras (3)
11 Muslim dynasty of Andalusia, arising in the 11th century (7)
12 Partido ___, conservative political party founded in Spain in 1989 (7)
13 ‘___ is the first requisite of the historian’ – Lytton Strachey, 1918 (9)
15 Birth-state of film-maker John Ford and poet Edwin Arlington Robinson (5)
16 Athenian statesman of the fourth century bc (7)
19 West African country, independent since 1960 (7)
20/21 ‘___ are not requisite for an historian’ – Samuel Johnson, 1763 (5,9)
25 Steel-producing Russian city, founded 1760 (7)
26 Polyphemus, for example (7)
28 In Biblical mythology, the first woman (3)
29 System of quasi-slavery practised in ancient Laconia (7)
30 System of quasi-slavery practised in medieval Europe (7)

Down
1 Giorgio ___ (1511-74), author of Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors and Architects (1550) (6)
2 Edward ___ (1737-94), English historian (6)
3 Dye derived from the plant Isatis tinctoria (4)
4 Historically, a dunghill or ash-heap (6)
5 Medieval map of the world, such as that on display at Hereford Cathedral (5,5)
6 John ___ (1833-1902), founder of Liverpool football club (8)
8 California city formerly known as Waterville and Dairy City (7)
9 Sir Thomas ___ (1396-1461), Kentish soldier and MP (7)
14 Subject of the 1905 paper ‘On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies’ by Albert Einstein (10)
16 Sir David ___ (1930-98), editor of the Daily Mail (7)
17 ___ Putsch, attempted Nazi insurrection of November 1923 (4,4)
18 David ___ (b.1945), author of The English Court from the Wars of the Roses to the Civil War (1987) (7)
22 Crime for which George Boleyn was executed in 1536 (6)
23 Tristan und ___, opera premiered in Munich in 1865 (6)
24 ___ and Lilies, 1864 collection of lectures by John Ruskin (6)
27 E.H. ___ (1892-1982), author of What is History? (1961) (4)

The winner of this month’s prize crossword will receive the audiobook:

Mao: The Unknown Story

Writtenby Jung Chang, read by Di Langford.

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 March 31st, 2013.



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