The NI Prize Crossword
*Across* *1* Ibo identified in Siena is new, trained as a native American (11) *7* Belgium resort to fight, but lose war in the end (3) *9* Tunisian city’s introduced to the whelk: EFTA tries to hide (2,3) *10* Former Toltec church bell sound one explores near the front in Cancun (9) *11* He followed like 25 and others: tack on one in America (9) *12* 7 popular as a country... (5) *13* ...popular among German, yes, and Turkish, city leaders, and the Indian sect type (7) *15* Turn at Tahoe with nothing to the east, being abandoned for the state (4) *18* A meeting place in Yemen (4) *20* Volcanic rocks made up of a degree of sodium chloride with sulphur (7) *23* Is answer, regrettably, to get out of another Austrian town? (5) *24* Bow actress made around beginning of 20s (and following up on oriental work) is a part in a Shakespearean play (9) *26* See 28 *27* Scots island is weary with English visiting (5) *28*/*26* As Francis’ son implied, this is not accepted form for a Californian city! (3,9) *29* Indian Ocean shallows provide link belonging to character in Genesis (5,6) *Down* *1* A fast kind of mail little Joanna gets in a part of southern Portugal (8) *2* Russian oblast in the east reportedly dismiss Henry when at home (8) *3* Arabian desert where a female is allowed in naked, almost (5) *4* He wrote, describing the Archbishop of Canterbury to a tee (7) *5* He succeeded in Romania when leader got fired! (7) *6* They got a letter in phases, English being poor (9) *7* S African gripe attributed to South Sea island (6) *8* Girl has company in Adriatic port (6) *14* Asian country imprisons individuals representing another state (9) *16* Dressed in protective clothing when sent to N Ireland, perhaps (8) *17* Like Thai, but one is drawn to Indian, particularly... (8) *19* ...thus must back CIA protection after Ulster and the Cypriot situation (7) *20* Outcast social climber turns up. About time, announces the population of Brittany (7) *21* Crooks make English county go short! (6) *22* California – whichever way you view it – N America’s ‘Promised Land’ (6) *25* He followed like 11, but was he the team leader among this group? (5)
*Across* *1* Canadian tributary (1,070 km) of the Red River (11) *7* Belgian town famous for it mineral springs (3) *9* City and regional capital in NW Tunisia (2,3) *10* Horde that invaded central Mexico from the 10th century, the forerunner of the Toltec (9) *11* One of the twelve disciples of Jesus (9) *12* Member country of the EU (5) *13* Adherent of a sect that deviated from mainstream Brahminism in the sixth century BC (7) *15* The Beehive State, the 45th of the Union (4) *18* Yemeni port, former British dependency (4) *20* Fine-grained igneous rocks (7) *23* Austrian town and river (5) *24* The last of the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemys (9) *26* Variant (Portuguese) spelling of a saint that gives his name to a Californian city (9) *27* Scottish island of the Inner Hebrides (5) *28* Japanese form of address employed as a suffix (3,9) *29* Shoals in the Indian Ocean between India and Sri Lanka (5,6) *Down* *1* Region of SE Portugal (8) *2* Russian Pacific island once held by Japan (8) *3* N Arabian desert (5) *4* Samuel Barclay ———-, Irish writer and Nobel Prize winner (7) *5* President of Romania after the fall of Ceausescu (7) *6* New Testament epistle (9) *7* One of the Polynesian groups of people (6) *8* Italian port with ferry services to Greece (6) *14* Asian country based on over 13,500 islands (9) *16* Attired in a particular type of long, loose overcoat, named after the place first made (8) *17* Citizen of a state in NE India (8) *19* Capital – in Greek, Lefkosia – of a Mediterranean island (7) *20* Brythonic Celts settling in mainland Europe after fleeing Saxon England (7) *21* Abbreviated form of English county (6) *22* Land between the R Jordan and the Mediterranean whose indigenous people were overthrown by Israelites (6) *25* Leader of the Apostles, entrusted with the ‘keys of the Kingdom of Heaven’ (5)
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