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The Prize Crossword: November 2012

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Enter our crossword and win an audiobook version of The Map That Changed the World.

Across

1 ‘Gather ye ___ while ye may’ – Robert Herrick, 1648 (8)
5 Portuguese shrine, site of a purported miracle in 1917 (6)
10 Friedrich ___ (1825–90), chemicals firm founder (5)
11 Dominant tribe of north-west Costa Rica at the time of the Spanish conquest (9)
12 Ricardo, Keynes or Hayek, say (9)
13 US technology firm founded in California in 1968 (5)
14 Tool historically used for engraving a wax tablet (6)
15 Antoine-Francois-Jean ___ (1797–1867),  photography pioneer (7)
19 Francis ___ (1548–1608), Cornwall-born Catholic recusant (7)
21/26 ‘All classes of society are at heart ___’ – W. Stanley Jevons, 1882 (6,9)
23 Branch of the Uralic language group that includes Hungarian (5)
26 See 21
27 Cannon charge widely used in 18th- and 19th-century warfare (9)
28 Legendary kingdom of south-west Arabia (5)
29 ___ Book, largest collection of Old English poetry in existence (6)
30 Christian expeditions to the Holy Land begun in the late 11th century (8)

Down

1 José María Gil ___ (1898–1980), Spanish politician, leader of Acción Popular (6)
2/1/18/20/8 1855 poem by Arthur Hugh Clough (3,3,3,8,6,8)
3 Family of Swiss mathematicians of the 17th and 18th centuries (9)
4 Cornwall and Northumberland, for example (7)
6 Indian city, ceded to the nizam of Hyderabad in 1792 (5)
7 Jacques ___ (1890–1962), French composer of the symphonic suite Escales (5)
8 See 2
9 Diogo de ___, architect influential in Portugal in the early 16th century (6)
16 Part of the Eucharistic canon (9)
17 Name given to plants including Reseda Luteola and Genista tinctoria (5,4)
18 See 2
20 See 2
21 Charles Sumner ___ (1854–1940), inventor of the dictaphone (7)
22 Nathaniel ___ (1808–72), author of Travels and Adventures in Eastern Africa (1836) (6)
24 Wilhelm ___ (1831–1910), author who wrote under the pseudonym Jakob Corvinus (5)
25 Home of the Bronze Age Minoan civilisation (5)

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

The Map That Changed the World
Simon Winchester
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 n November 30th, 2012.



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