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The Prize Crossword: May 2013

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Enter our crossword and win the audiobook A History of Private Life, written and read by Amanda Vickery.

Across
9 The ‘Hoosier State’, admitted to the Union in 1916 (7)
10 Pseudonym of cartoonist John Musgrave-Wood (1915-99) (7)
11 Louis ___ (1822-95), microbiologist (7)
12 ‘Papa Doc’ or ‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier, for example (7)
13 German-born biologist (1904-2005), ‘the Darwin of the 20th century’ (5,4)
15 Steve ___ (b.1955), British middle-distance runner (5)
16 Texas city, ‘dry’ until 1972 (7)
19 Crime for which William Joyce was executed in 1946 (7)
20 In medieval Japan, a hereditary military constable (5)
21 Cunard liner sunk on May 7th, 1915 (9)
25 Southern African country, independent since 1966 (7)
26 City on the Hrazdan, taken by the Turks in 1582 (7)
28 In classical myth, an avenging deity or spirit (7)
29 Giovanni ___ (1866-1945), founder of the Fiat automobile company (7)

Down
1 Garment formerly worn by women that enveloped the head, chin, cheeks and neck (6)
2 Thomas ___ (1847-1931), ‘the Wizard of Menlo Park’ (6)
3 Centre of the Mormon religion in Hawaii (4)
4 Ruggiero di ___ (d.1304/5), admiral in the service of Aragon and Sicily (6)
5 Name adopted by Walter ‘Blue Serge’ Dew in apprehending Dr Crippen (8)
6 ‘Scotland, land of the ___ no’ – Alan Bold, 1969 (10)
7 Those selected (to run for president, perhaps) (8)
8 William ___ (d.1366), Bishop of Winchester (8)
14 Iroquoian-speaking people known as the ‘Tobacco Nation’ (10)
16 ‘The ___’, 1907 short story by O. Henry (4,4)
17 Shipping line founded in 1911 by the Vestey Brothers of Liverpool (4,4)
18 Oliver ___ (1904-93), artist, founder member of the Ashington Group (8)
22 US space station launched in 1973 (6)
23 Charles ___ (1753-1813), founder of a mining and smelting dynasty (6)
24 Affectionate nickname for the BBC (6)
27 Title assumed by the Nepalese ruler Jung Bahadur (1917-77) (4)

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

A History of Private Life
Written and read by Amanda Vickery
6CDs Running time: 6hrs 42mins

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 May 31st, 2013.



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