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6-July-2019 | Page 1 of 1 | Crossword Zone 301 Clues & Answers

  1. The 1989 feature film debut of screenwriter Richard Curtis and director Mel Smith, starring Jeff Goldblum, Emma Thompson and Rowan Atkinson
  2. The firm white fibrous membrane that forms the outer covering of the eyeball
  3. English composer whose works include the oratorio A Child of Our Time and the opera The Midsummer Marriage
  4. London borough whose legal challenge scuppered the GLCs Fares Fair policy
  5. A red grape variety used in Australian wine production, principally in northern Victoria
  6. Town in Worcestershire, on the River Avon, that was the scene of a 1265 battle in which Lord Edward defeated Simon de Montfort
  7. Daughter of Cepheus, King of Tegea, who received a lock of Medusas hair from Heracles to protect her town from attack
  8. In architecture, a moulding having a cross section in the form of a letter S
  9. A unit of pressure equivalent to the pressure that will support a column of mercury 760mm high at 0 degrees Celsius at sea level
  10. White Italian wine grape variety grown primarily in the Marche region of central Italy
  11. Educational institution founded in 1969 for distance learning
  12. 1994 film starring Michael Douglas and Demi Moore, based on a novel by Michael Crichton
  13. English crime writer who created detectives Hercule Poirot and Miss Marple
  14. A surgical instrument for scraping the walls of certain body cavities
  15. Name given to the Infantry Mk IV (A22) tank, the heaviest Allied tank used in World War II
  16. A vehicle used to carry a coffin to the grave, from the Latin for harrow, which it originally resembled
  17. 1995 Michael Mann film starring Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Val Kilmer
  18. Actor best known for playing Kwai Chang Caine, or Grasshopper , in the 1970s TV series Kung Fu
  19. Book by Chinese writer Jung Chang subtitled Three Daughters of China
  20. William ___, archbishop of Canterbury impeached by the Long Parliament in 1640 and executed in 1645
  21. British technology company founded in 1993 to market a dual cyclone vacuum cleaner
  22. An Italian sparkling wine named after a village near Trieste
  23. 1995 Martin Scorsese film for which Sharon Stone won a Best Actress Oscar nomination
  24. A special pack of cards used mainly for fortune-telling
  25. 1960s TV series, based on books by John Creasey, starring Steve Forrest as John Mannering
  26. Debut single by The Honeycombs that topped the UK chart in 1964
  27. The third largest city in Japan
  28. Andrew ___, folk song that is Child Ballad 233, versions of which have been recorded by The Boys of the Lough, Ewan MacColl, Martin Simpson and Kate Rusby
  29. US state whose capital is Charleston
  30. Ancient Hindu religion that believes that the material world is eternal, progressing endlessly in a series of vast cycles
  31. Sultanate in NW Borneo whose capital is Bandar Seri Begawan
  32. One of the main satellites of Uranus, discovered by William Lassell in 1851
  33. The nocturnal mammal Proteles cristatus, that inhabits the plains of southern Africa and feeds on termites and insect larvae
  34. A predatory silk-producing arachnid of the order Araneae
  35. 1922 adventure novel by Rafael Sabatini
  36. Viral disease of parrots that can be passed on to humans
  37. The last Roman emperor of the Julio-Claudian dynasty
  38. Surname of the Haitian presidents known as Papa Doc and Baby Doc
  39. King of England from 23 April to 18 October 1016
  40. Another name for a drop scone
  41. Celebrity chef, TV personality and former barrister best known as one half of the Two Fat Ladies, with Jennifer Paterson
  42. Colourless, tasteless powder consisting chiefly of mercurous chloride, used medicinally as a cathartic
  43. The powdered stem of the tropical plant Curcuma longa
  44. 1979 John Schlesinger film starring Richard Gere and Vanessa Redgrave
  45. Insect of the suborder Blattodea that is a household pest
  46. Charles Dickens novel featuring Thomas Gradgrind and Josiah Bounderby
  47. The official map-making body of the British government
  48. The ___, 1902 piano rag by Scott Joplin used as the theme music for the 1973 film The Sting
  49. Brand of cigarettes launched by W D & H O Wills in 1959 and withdrawn in the early 1960s
  50. A 2-dimensional patterned array used to represent characters, symbols and images
  51. Solid carbon dioxide used as a refrigerant and in stage shows
  52. In computing, a lever by means of which the movement of a cursor can be controlled, used mainly for gaming
  53. Italian composer of operas such as Rigoletto, La Traviata and Aida