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Enter our monthly crossword and win the audiobook Cleopatra: A Life

Across

8 Elected magistrates of ancient Rome (8)
9 Pacific island, a New Hebridean trading centre in the 19th century (6)
10 City of north-eastern Kyushu, flourished c. 16th (4)
11 John ___ (1793-1864), English poet (5)
12 Historic city of Israel (4)
13 Egyptian king of sixth dynasty (4)
15 Informal name for the birth city of Sam Giancana, Betty Ford and Edward Gorey (3)
17 Sylvia ___ (1932-63), US poet and novelist (5)
19 Pseudonym of British cartoonist Stanley McMurtry (b.1936) (3)
21 Name adopted by the essayist Charles Lamb (1775-1834) (4)
23 In the Christian church, response traditionally spoken during the Solemnization of Matrimony (1,4)
24 Algonquian-speaking North American Indian tribe (4)
25 John Wheeley ___ (1791-1874), sauce manufacturer (3)
26 Václav ___ (1936-2011), Czech playwright and politician (5)
27 CH ___ (1851-1902), US financial journalist (3)
28 The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, founded by William Morris in 1877 (4)
31 Any of three Peters, three Alexanders or six Ivans, perhaps (4)
33 Henry ___ (1843-1916), Anglo-American novelist (5)
35 In church architecture, a raised stand formerly used for reading the Gospel (4)
36 King of England, son of Edward the Elder (6)
37 Samuel Rutherford ___ (1859-1914), Scottish writer, leader of the Kailyard school (8)

Down
1 Andrew ___ (1902-1924), mountaineer (6)
2 National cheese of Greece (4)
3 Giovanni ___ (1313-75), Tuscan author of the Decameron (9)
4 The Light of ___, 1879 work by poet Sir Edwin Arnold (4)
5 Council of ___, 15th-century convention of the Roman Catholic Church (5)
6 University of New Haven, Connecticut (4)
7 Savoy Opera of 1882 (8)
14 Selwyn ___ (1849-1830), Sussex-born artist and designer (5)
16 Epic poem traditionally attributed to Homer (5)
18 Édouard ___, 19th-century French number theorist (5)
20 ‘Memory is the mother of ___’ – Aeschylus, Prometheus Bound (3,6)
22 ‘The ___ of each heart and eye, my fair one leads the glittering ball’ – Scott, Bridal of Triermain (4-4)
29 Charles ___ (1762-1832), Canterbury-born judge, 1st Baron Tenterden (6)
30 In Mexico, land traditionally held in common (5)
32 Himalayan village and river valley (4)
34 Anne Sullivan ___ (1866-1936), teacher of Helen Keller (4)
35 Gaundencia ___, co-founder in 1963 of the Kenyan Legio Maria movement (4)

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

Cleopatra: A Life
Stacy Schiff
10CDs   Running Time: 12hrs 29mins

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 October 31st, 2012.



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