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The Prize Crossword: May

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Enter this month's crossword and win an audiobook of The People's Post by Dominic Sandbrook.

Across
9 US city, birthplace of General James H. Doolittle (b.1896) (7)
10 See 3 Down
11 Paul ____ (1898-1976), US singer, actor and activist (7)
12 Eugen ____ (1862-1922), Austrian legal scholar (7)
13 Wirral town, birthplace of Commons speaker Selwyn Lloyd (b.1904) (4,5)
15 Port in Cameroon, site of a commercial factory established in 1828 (5)
16 Familiar name for the Soviet aerospace design bureau (7)
19 Michael ____ (1563-1631), Warwickshire-born poet (7)
20 Tanzanian national park created in 1964 (5)
21 Arizona town, centre of a 19thcentury silver rush (9)
25 Third son of the Biblical king David (7)
26 Sir Samuel ____ (1757-1818), lawyer and politician (7)
28 Title given to the eldest son of the king of France between 1350 and 1830 (7)
29 ‘O fret not after knowledge – I have none, and yet the ____ listens’: John Keats, 1818 (7)

Down
1 Clarence ___ (1857-1938), US lawyer (6)
2 Thomas ___ (d.1641), playwright, author of Covent Garden and Tottenham Court (6)
3/14/10 Illiberal policy proposal made by Dick in Henry the Sixth, Part
2 (4,4,3,3,7)
4 In Norse myth, a dragon slain by Sigurd (6)
5 ‘How do you like your ___ boy now, Mr Death?’: ee cummings, 1923 (8)
6 Paleoanthropological site in South Africa, part of the ‘Cradle of
Humanity’ (10)
7 Follower of Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov (1870-1924) (8)
8 _____ Games, sporting event held in ancient Greece in honour of Poseidon (8)
14 See 3
16 Linus ___ (b.1969), computer scientist, originator of the Linux
operating system (8)
17 Ancient city of Crete (8)
18 Nutrient discovered in 1922 by Edward Mellanby (7,1)
22 Jane ___ (1769-1858), author of popular science books including
Conversations On Chemistry (6)
23 Piper Alpha, Baldpate or Bullwinkle (3,3)
24 Candied root formerly believed to be an aphrodisiac (6)
27 Nicolaes ___ (1634-93), Dutch painter (4)

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

The People’s Post
Written by Dominic Sandbrook
3CDs Running Time: 3hrs 45 mins

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

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

The competition closes May 31st 2012.



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