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Polymath Crossword No. 17


1. Branch of medicine dealing with the uses, effects, and modes of action of drugs (12)
7. A necklace of twisted metal worn by ancient Gauls and Britons (4)
11. The capital of Montenegro until 1918, founded by King Ivan the Black in 1484 (7)
12. American film actress who won an Academy Award in 1941 for "The Great Lie" (4,5)
13. In Greek mythology, the mother of Artemis and Apollo (4)
14. Composer whose Scotch Symphony was inspired by a tour of Scotland in 1829 (11)
16. A small coin of Spain, Portugal etc. worth one-hundredth of the standard unit (7)
17. Author of the lines "Candy / Is dandy / But liquor / Is quicker" (5,4)
18. A contemptuous gesture with the thumb to the nose and the fingers spread out (5)
20. The capital of Ghana (5)
22. Each of five senior magistrates in ancient Sparta (5)
24. English dramatist whose works include "The Changeling" and "Women Beware Women" (9)
27. Painter who, with Braque, was a pioneer of Cubism (7)
29. The county town of Fermanagh in Northern Ireland (11)
31. Patron saint of physicians and surgeons (4)
33. Italian composer of the oratorio San Guglielmo (9)
34. The oldest republic in Africa (7)
35. A large pitcher or water jug with a wide mouth (4)
36. English composer whose works include the orchestral suite Capriol (5,7)

1. A quarter of a bushel (4)
2. A hunter, in Greek legend, who was turned into a stag by Artemis (7)
3. Scottish explorer who described his adventures in "Travels in the Interior of Africa" (5,4)
4. A carbonated vanilla-flavoured soft drink (5,4)
5. First name of children's author L. Frank Baum (5)
6. A council of Welsh bards and Druids (7)
8. One who treats medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the skeleton and musculature (9)
9. One of the richest and most powerful of the ancient Greek city- states (7)
10. A small dark-purple plum borne by the tree Prunus insititia (6)
15. New Testament book immediately following the Gospels (4)
17. The ancient language of Campania, related to Latin (5)
19. Battle of 1708 in which British and Austrian troops under Marlborough and Prince Eugene defeated the French (9)
21. The rosy light of the setting or rising sun seen on high mountains (9)
22. The magic sword of King Arthur (9)
23. A crucifix, especially one raised on a screen or beam at the entrance to the chancel (4)
24. Group who had a hit with "Moving On Up" in 1993 (1,6)
25. A passage from the Bible read aloud during a church service (6)
26. An ancient galley with three banks of oars (7)
28. President of Indonesia from 1945 to 1967 (7)
30. French river on which Orléans, Tours and Nantes stand (5)
32. A small white ball in bowls, at which the players aim (4)