GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

2023-01-22T08:00:00.0000000Z

2023-01-22T08:00:00.0000000Z

Stuff NZ Newspapers

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Across 1. Range of hills where dams provide around 60% of Auckland’s water supply (5) 4. Teri ___, actress who played Bond girl Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies (1997) (7) 8. Seeds of an aromatic herb of the carrot family (5) 10. Luxury jeweller responsible for the upkeep of the British Crown Jewels for more than 150 years (7) 11. Item awarded to the winner of the U.S. Masters Golf Tournament (5,6) 13. High __+ ( $% # starring Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly (4) 14. - $% % $ person’s own __, but, of course, society demands something more than this”: Mark Twain (4) 15. Chief medical examiner who is the protagonist in a series of crime novels by Patricia Cornwell (9) 17. Songwriter and composer, former keyboardist in the English rock band Yes (7) 19. Suburb of Auckland featuring a large shopping and theatre complex (9) 21. Captain Hook’s bosun in J.M. Barrie’s play Peter Pan (4) 24. Highly incendiary petroleum jelly used in warfare (6) 27. Isolated town which is on State Highway 4 and the Main Trunk Railway (10) 29. Form of dance-drama performed in Japan for more than 500 years (3) 30. Women’s quarters in a Muslim palace (8) 31. Part of an advert which a reader & $ % % ' #% $ # as an order for discounted goods (6) 33. Freshwater Scottish loch which attracts huge numbers of tourists (4) 35. Light, spongy form of volcanic glass (6) 37. A Song of __ and Fire: series of novels by George R.R. Martin, with ' !& $ %( 2011 (3) 38. Airtight wooden container for 48. Suburb of Auckland which contains one of the city’s three horse racing tracks (9) 49. # .$ % , # $% %)+ $ of a year-long battle in 2014 and with combat continuing around the city (7) 50. Unit of volume equal to eight gallons (British) (6) 51. The ___ Marbles: stonework in the British Museum, taken from the Parthenon (5) 52. Item worn symbolically by a Freemason (5) Down 1. ' #$% ' ( four men’s major championships (5) 2. Araucaria heterophylla, pine tree endemic to a small island in the " * 3. Faithful servant who follows Orlando into exile in Shakespeare’s As You Like It (4) 4. Frances ___, New Zealand artist who spent the last 40 years of her life in Britain (8) 5. African stew of spiced meat and veges, cooked in an earthenware pot of the same name (6) 6. The slices of bread at either end of a loaf (5) 7. NZ singing sisters Bic and Boh (5) 8. Sudden and severe involuntary muscle contraction (5) 9. Boxer who became world champion in 1987 aged 20, youngest ever holder of the heavyweight title cigars, cigarettes or pipe tobacco (7) (4,5) 40. Annual herb with aromatic seeds 12. Piece of cloth forming the long used especially in curry (9) back section of a gown, intended to 44. & $ ( % $ #%,% # #) # ( % #" * $$ % Finding Nemo (4) 16. Buckinghamshire country house 45. Jane Austen’s fourth novel, retreat of the British Prime Minister published in 1815 (4) since 1921 (8) 17. Rock/pop band who released the 1977 hit single Mull of Kintyre (5) 18. Seventh letter of Greek alphabet (3) 20. Catchy piece of music which becomes stuck in your head (7) 22. An oxide with one oxygen atom in the molecule (8) 23. Colourless odourless gas used as fuel (6) 25. New word formed by fusing two others and combining their meaning (11) 26. “__ will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere”: Albert Einstein (5) 28. Area of a dartboard which is worth 25 points (5) 32. Device which measures how far a person walks or runs (9) 34. Irish playwright, 1751-1816, owner of The London Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (8) 35. Black and white seabird with species Atlantic, horned and tufted (6) 36. Home to the three smallest bones in the body (3) 39. Swedish former world No. 1 tennis player who coached Roger Federer 2014-15 (6) 41. Australian bird also known as the rose-breasted cockatoo (5) 42. __ Flynn, Australian actor who became a Hollywood star in the 1930s (5) 43. Highest-selling Australian female singer (5) 46. __ Drum, Scottish folk song about a man who lived in the moon (5) 47. First name of the governess to the children of King Mongkut of Siam in the 1860s, portrayed in the musical The King and I (4)

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