Trivia #2

Trivia #2

A reminder: my trivia crosswords do not follow rotational symmetry.

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Across
1 Which actor has portrayed versions of Frankenstein and Willy Wonka? (4,6)
7 What informal term for someone from the US appears in the phonetic alphabet? (6)
10 Which author, born in 1932, was one of (currently) three multi-Pulitzer Prize-winning writers? (6)
11 Which form of entertainment (probably) derives its name from the French for "voice of the city"? (10)
13 What is a single-word term for someone who can speak multiple languages? (8)
16 What name was given to a person following Reformed Protestantism in France in the 16th-18th century AD? (8)
19 What is the second-largest moon of Uranus? (6)
22 What is a single-word term for recurring themes of music in a movie or video game? (10)
23 Spelled out, what is the multiplicative identity of the real numbers? (3)
25 Which comedy troupe's off-stage names were Leonard, Arthur, Julius, Milton, and Herbert? (4,8)
28 What party game based on word-guessing was first published by Parker Brothers in 1989? (5)
29 What is another term for a horse who has not been trained to carry a rider on a saddle? (8)
30 Which branch of Islam believes that the prophet Muhammad chose a successor? (4)
32 What song title has been used by Mos Def, dead prez, DJ Khaled, and Large Professor? (3-3)
35 What is the name of the snake in The Jungle Book? (3)
36 Which ancient Greek writer is often called the "father of tragedy"? (9)
38 Using its alternative spelling, which language is known to its speakers as Inuktitut? (6)
39 What is the three-letter stock exchange code for the Target Corporation? (1.1.1.)
40 Which Australian academy opened in 1981 in Canberra? (1.1.1.)
44 Which geographical region was once known as Maasailand? (9, 5)
Down
2 What genus of plants is commonly known as spurge? (9)
3 Which word meaning to teach or tutor comes from the Latin words ædis and facere? (5)
4 Which play by Ayn Rand is the name of a mathematical structure in ring theory, order theory, and set theory? (5)
5 What is a clump of grass that has been displaced, usually by a golf club? (5)
6 What was the nickname of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry in the Spanish-American War? (5,6)
7 What is a dialect of Chinese spokem primarily in Guangdong and Guangxi? (3)
8 What is another term for static on a television device? (5)
9 What is the more common term for a member of the Anguilliformes order? (3)
12 In biology, what is the single-word term for the granule within the nucleolus of a nucleated cell? (13)
14 In Australia, what type of postage is administered using postcodes such as 3001 and 7001? (1.1.1.)
15 What is the chemical symbol for osmium? (2)
17 What objects are often erroneously equated with flying saucers? (4)
18 What is the capital city of Kenya? (7)
20 What is the first name of a former AFL player, former police officer, and fishing enthusiast? (3)
21 In logic, what operator returns an output of true if and only if both of its operands are false? (3)
22 What kind of tennis serve is re-done without cost to the server? (3)
24 Which awards for achievements in academia were first awarded in 1901? (5,5)
25 Which Hawaiian volcano is the tallest mountain on Earth from base to tip? (5,3)
26 Which French Renaissance writer died in Paris in 1553? (8)
27 What is the term for a follower of the god Bacchus? (9)
28 Which martial art has a name that translates to "supreme ultimate boxing"? (3,3)
31 Which extinct New Zealand bird could often be 12' tall? (3)
33 In 2017, who was sworn in as the 48th Vice President of the United States of America? (5)
34 What is the common term for a sandwich containing tomato, bacon, and lettuce? (1.1.1.)
37 What term describes both a fruit and a garment popular in New Zealand made from leftover fabric? (4)
41 What is the part of Freud's model of the psyche characterised by primal urges and the display thereof? (2)
42 What is the sixteenth letter of the Greek alphabet? (2)
43 What is the chemical symbol for aluminium? (2)

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