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Simply General Knowledge! (523) Crossword Puzzle

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Author: moonraker2 - Diff: Harder



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      1. A 1936 musical composition by Sergei Prokofiev, illustrating a children's story (5,3,3,4)
      9. River in North America which forms the border between the United States and Mexico (3,6)
      10. Nationality of a person born in Muscat or Sohar (5)
      11. The feeling of optimism that follows the removal of pain or distress (6)
      12. A room built largely of glass to afford exposure to the sun (8)
      13. One of the two officials who preside over a cricket match (6)
      15. Giorgio ___, Italian winner of the Gold Medal in the Men's team sabre at the 1920 Olympic Games (8)
      18. ___ Amelia Kelly, birth name of Australian rapper and model Iggy Azalea (8)
      19. Californian city in the San Joaquin Valley, birth place of director Sam Peckinpah (6)
      20. Irish thoroughbred racehorse, winner of the Secretariat Stakes in the United States in 2014 (8)
      22. Editor of the British satirical magazine "Private Eye" since 1986, Ian ___ (6)
      25. Mary Elizabeth Winstead starred as Kate Lloyd, in the 2011 horror film "The ___" (5)
      26. Actress cast as Margaux Kramer, in the American TV series "Punky Brewster" (3,6)
      27. A sculpture created in 1998 by Antony Gormley, which stands on a hilltop in NE England (5,2,3,5)


      1. Latin motto of the RAF Regiment, meaning "Through Adversity to the Stars" (3,5,2,5)
      2. In Scandinavian folklore a supernatural creature supposed to live in caves (5)
      3. American rock band whose 1970 studio album "Ecology" struck US Gold (4,5)
      4. Nicole Kidman starred as Claudia Jenssen in this 2009 romantic musical film (4)
      5. One who is opposed to the drinking of alcohol (8)
      6. Portuguese model Carla Matadinho was born in this city in 1982 (5)
      7. Principal conductor of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra 2001-2006 (5,4)
      8. "The ___", an 1828 novel by Sir Walter Scott, one of the Waverley novels (4,4,2,5)
      14. Existing or coming immediately before another (9)
      16. In the ABC soap opera "One Life to Live", actress who portrayed Aubrey Wentworth (5,4)
      17. Former Pakistani cricketer, a member of the "Elite Panel of ICC Umpires" from 2006-2013 (4,4)
      21. An Irish film released in 1982, starring Stephen Rea as Danny (5)
      23. Published in March 2021, a novel by American author Stephen King (5)
      24. Turkish singer Aylin Aslim was born in this town in Hesse, Germany (4)