CWA 112 Crossword – March 2022

Across

6 A dendrochronologist would study these (4-5)
8 Ancient Greek poet, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey (5)
10 US state containing the Humboldt Cave site (6)
11 Ancient galleys with three tiers of oars (8)
12 Roman coin, a quarter of a denarius (10)
14 Roman historian whose history of Rome comprised 142 volumes (4)
15 Mortimer ___, British archaeologist, author of Still Digging (1955) (7)
17 Mexican state, location of the Mayan palace at Uxmal (7)
20 Country containing the UNESCO World Heritage Site Erbil Citadel (4)
22 ___ Arch, structure at Hyde Park Corner in London, designed 
by Decimus Burton (10)
24 Athenian statesman who commissioned the building of the Parthenon (8)
25 Germanic language of which Rimkrรธniken is the earliest printed book (6)
26 Legendary king of Crete (5)
27 Maori cemetery site of the 11th-12th century in South Island, New Zealand (6,3)

Down

1 Horizontal band of decoration on a wall (6)
2 Iron Age tribe of north-eastern Scotland (8)
3 Egyptian site of the Great Pyramids and Sphinx (4)
4 Climatic phase of the Holocene in the British Isles (6)
5 Copper Age settlement and cemetery on the Dnieper in Ukraine (8)
7 Extinct East Germanic language (6)
9 US state containing the Nebo Hill archaeological site (8)
13 King of the East Angles linked to the ship burial at Sutton Hoo (8)
16 Egyptian falcon god also known as Horus (8)
18 Companion of Jason in Greek myth (8)
19 US state containing the Swan Point archaeological site (6)
21 Herb native to the Andes domesticated c.6000 BC (6)
23 Legendary Irish Gaelic bard and warrior (6)
25 Raymond ___, Australian anthropologist who discovered the 
first Australopithecine fossil (4)

For answers to #112, see next issue.

Answers to Crossword #111
Across: 5 Moa, 8 Palaeocene, 9 Maat, 10 Saqqara, 11 Europa, 12 Cone, 13 Clerestory, 15 Resseta, 17 Tessera, 20 Pitt Rivers, 22 Seth, 23 Thegns, 25 Mondsee, 26 Sago, 27 Santa Maria, 28 Ida.

Down: 1 Maes Howe, 2 Basque, 3 Dolaucothi, 4 Penates, 5 Mede, 6 Amorites, 7 Jasper, 14 Eleusinian, 16 Sitagroi, 18 Ruthenia, 19 Vermont, 21 Ishtar, 22 Seshat, 24 Susa.