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  1. Artificial sports surface invented in 1965 and originally sold under the name ChemGrass
  2. British mass circulation magazine that incorporated Titbits in 1984 before itself closing in 1989
  3. 1941 Hollywood musical starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth, with music and lyrics by Cole Porter
  4. English actress best known for the 1987 David Leland film Wish You Were Here
  5. A red wine grape and a popular Italian wine made principally from it
  6. The capital of Hungary
  7. A former name for Jakarta
  8. Republic in SE Asia first united as the kingdom of Lan Xang ( million elephants ) in 1353
  9. The official standard of fineness of British coins
  10. 1972 British film starring Simon Ward in the title role
  11. Colourless volatile highly-flammable liquid made by the reaction of sulphuric acid with ethanol
  12. Suze ___, American artist and former girlfriend of Bob Dylan seen walking with him on the cover of his album The Freewheelin Bob Dylan
  13. British writer best known for his Bobby Brewster childrens books
  14. British celebrity magazine published in the United Kingdom since 1988, sister magazine to the Spanish weekly ¡Hola!
  15. 1937 musical film starring Alice Faye that was remade in 1943 as Cowboy in Manhattan
  16. Wading bird similar to a heron but usually with white plumage
  17. The harmless crystalline deposits that separate from wines during fermentation and aging
  18. A large medieval crossbow, usually cocked by mechanical means
  19. The main vessel in the arterial network
  20. The third sign of the zodiac
  21. Arthur ___, German pessimist philosopher whose chief work is The World as Will and Idea
  22. The supreme god of the ancient Greeks
  23. Comic play written by Noël Coward, set in a house at Cookham, Berkshire
  24. An ancient city on the north coast of Africa northwest of Carthage
  25. Thomas ___, English economist who propounded his population theory in An Essay on the Principle of Population
  26. The unlawful killing of one human being by another without malice aforethought
  27. The period of human history that began in the Middle East about 1100 BC
  28. Writer and director of the 1959 film Plan 9 from Outer Space
  29. Jaroslav ___, Czech novelist and short-story writer who wrote The Good Soldier Schweik
  30. Noble warriors of Japan who followed a code of rules called bushido
  31. A shrub or herbaceous plant native to the Mediterranean region depicted on the capital of a Corinthian column
  32. 1991 Alan Parker film adaptation of a novel by Roddy Doyle
  33. Marcel ___, French-born US painter and sculptor whose best-known work is Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2
  34. A Muslim judge, ruler or administrator
  35. The spherical area around a black hole enclosing the space from which electromagnetic radiation cannot escape
  36. American singer associated with the songs Cant Take My Eyes Off You and Music to Watch Girls By
  37. City that was the capital of Japan from 794 to 1868
  38. English city on the River Soar
  39. Another name for the white poplar
  40. Billy Joels first US Top 10 and UK Top 20 single
  41. Song by Mark Barkan that gave Manfred Mann a UK number one in May 1966
  42. A dealer in fabrics and sewing materials, a trade to which H G Wells was apprenticed, inspiring Kipps
  43. 1923 novella by D H Lawrence featuring the characters Nellie March and Jill Banford
  44. Ancient region on the west coast of Asia Minor that was a powerful kingdom in the century and a half before the Persian conquest in 546 BC
  45. The capital of Canada
  46. E T A ___, German Romantic author whose stories form the basis of an Offenbach opera and ballets by Tchaikovsky and Delibes
  47. Ancient Greek war-galley with three banks of rowers
  48. County whose administrative centre is Norwich
  49. The first Sunday in Lent
  50. District of the London Borough of Islington that was home to the largest womens prison in Europe until 2016
  51. Former province of France whose chief town is Rouen
  52. A white grape grown in the Burgundy region of France and elsewhere, used for making wine
  53. In the DC Comics series, the alter ego of Aubrey Sparks and an antagonist of Superman
  54. Nobel prize-winning Russian physiologist best known for his classical conditioning experiments with dogs
  55. 1885 novel by Sir Henry Rider Haggard
  56. In the European Union, a former system of managing a group of currencies by allowing the exchange rate of each to fluctuate within narrow limits
  57. A long-legged carnivorous doglike mammal of Africa and South Asia
  58. The poisonous plant, Conium maculatum, used to make the drink that killed Socrates
  59. A small butterfly of the genus Callophrys