November 2010 Crossword

Here is your Skeptical Crossword for November 2010

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CLUES ACROSS:

           3. Reverence offered to a divine being or supernatural power [7]          

           7. Concluding musical section [4]

           9. Clothespin [3]

         11. Stage name of Erich Weiss [7]

         12. Eavesdrop [8]

         13. Small body of water [4]

         14. Litigate [3]

         16. Mouse genus [3]

         17. Drily, possibly ironically humorous [3]

         19 AND 44 across. American writer, editor and TV presenter: author of Why People Believe Weird Things  (Two words [7], [7])

         20. Appraised or esteemed too highly [9]

         21. Element number 50 [3]

         23. Wildebeeste [3]

         26. Person who believes that the mind and its functions are a legitimate area of psychological research [9]

         29. Legendary evil or mischievous creature [6]

         30. Unconscious part of the personality that contains the basic drives. [2]

         32. Preposition (Greek) meaning above, on, over or nearby [3]

         34. One who bears a grudge or actively opposes the establishment [10]

         35. Spanish definite article OR a semitic name for God OR Superman’s family                name. [2]

         37. Exploded white dwarf stars [5]

         39. Religious splinter group [4]

         40. Mild local anaesthetic and counterirritant derived from mint oils [7]

         42. Forceful blow; (slang) power, influence [5]

         43. Related to a certain secret fraternity [7]

         44. See 19 Across

         45. Cleopatra’s snake [3]

         46. Heavenly messenger [5]

CLUES DOWN:

           1. Logical fallacy in which the validity of a premise is linked to a characteristic or belief of the person advocating the premise (two words, [2], [7])

           2. Extinct bird [4]

           3. Tarot suit [5]

           4. Bunkum, hogwash [5]

           5. Legerdemain [16]

           6. Large body of water [3]

           7. Tarot suit [4]

           8. Continuous loud noise [3]

           9. Tarot suit [10]

         10. Object of knightly quests [5]

         14. Tarot suit [6]

         18. French apothecary and reputed seer [11]

         19. Encountered [3]

         22. The negative [2]

         24. Squeeze tightly; pinch [3]

         25. Involving one side only; not mutual [10]

         27. Parasitic insects [4]

         28. Those that worship images [9]

         31. Member of a powerful order of mediaeval knights [7]

         33. Universal remedy; cure-all [7]

         36. Bogus bard [6]

         38. Adam and Eve’s third son [4]

         41. Portent, augury [4]

SOLUTION: https://vicskeptics.wordpress.com/puzzles/november-2010-crossword-solution/

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