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The Prize Crossword: November 2013

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Enter this month's prize crossword and win the audiobook Hiroshima, Nagasaki.

Across
1 Tom ___ (b.1928), satirist who said: ‘It’s sobering to consider that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for a year.’ (6)
5 Magazine founded in 1859, taking its name from a London thoroughfare (8)
8 John ___ (c.1615-57), English radical (8)
9 William ___ (d.1560), schoolmaster, friend of Cranmer, More and Wolsey (6)
10 Erich ___ (1865-1937), Prussian general and politician (10)
11 1956 poem by Allen Ginsberg (4)
12 French region ceded to the English by the Treaty of Calais (1360) (8)
15 Muslim leader of anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasus, d.1871 (6)
16 Ancient area of Italy, occupied by the Etruscans c.600 BC (6)
18 Semitic sun god named from the Aramaic for ‘messenger of Baal’ (8)
20 Édouard ___ (1823-92), French composer best known for his Symphonie espagnole (4)
21 Area within a church dedicated to the Virgin Mary, as at Thetford Priory and Wimborne Minster (4,6)
24 ‘The past exudes ___’ – Bernard Malamud, 1979 (6)
25 ‘The Human ___’, nickname given to the colourful US boxer Harry Greb (1894-1926) (8)
26 One such as 8ac. (8)
27 Felix ___ (1902-88), German engineer (6)
 
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2 Character in the Book of Job (5)
3 ___ House, Chicago residence designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and completed in 1910 (5)
4 Altarpiece or decorative screen behind an altar, as at Boston Stump or St Edmundsbury Cathedral (7)
5 In heraldry, an ordinary in the form of a bent bar (7)
6 Inge the ___, byname of the Norwegian king Inge Krokrygg (1135-61) (9)
7 ___ Movement, racist US anti-civil-rights campaign originating in the late 19th century (4-5)
9 ‘I fear the Greeks even when they bring ___’ – Virgil, Aeneid (5)
13 Pixley ka ___ (1882-1951), founder of the South African Native National Congress (5,4)
14 Geological epoch spanning the interval from 33.9 million to 23 million years ago (9)
17 Ancient Hittite city in east-central Turkey (5)
18 Sir Peter ___ (1915-87), Brazil-born biologist and writer (7)
19 Indian city, besieged during the mutiny of 1857 (7)
22 Jost ___ (1539-91), Swiss-born engraver and illustrator (5)
23 ___ Islands, volcanic island group in the Mediterranean, settled by the Greeks in sixth century BC (5)

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

Hiroshima, Nagasaki
Written by Paul Ham, read by Robert Meldrum
17 CDs    Running time: 21hrs 6mins

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 November 30th, 2013.

 



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