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A crossword puzzle found in the July Edition of the Southend Standard - Prizes are to be Won!

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Prize crossword printed in the Southend standard July 1893. winners drawn at random entries to be received by the end of the month.
1st prize – A Grocery Hamper from Messers. Fortnum and Mason and the use of the Sailing Yacht "Southend Standard" for the Month of August.
2nd prize – A suit of clothes from Messers. Smith and Smith of Southend.
3rd prize – A year's subscription to The Southend Standard
ACROSS
1.Heir to the throne of the British Empire (6-6)
7.Very old (7)
9. Railway bridge that collapsed in the disaster on 28th December 1879 due to gale force winds (3)
10.Safe explosive invented by Mr. A. Nobel (8)
12.Oscar ______ distorted views of conventional morality with his recent publication The Picture of Dorian Gray (5)
14.Abu _____, a British protectorate since last year. (5)
17.To pluck off; to crop; to gather. (6)
18.Yellow and black stinging insect (3)
20.William _________ Prime Minister (9)
22.Broken up in 1888 what was the largest ship in the world (5-7)
DOWN
1.Of the material of which tartans are made. (7)
2.Of or pertaining to a tribe in the Cuzco area(5)
3.Higher-butterfat layer skimmed from the top of milk (5)
4.A newt in its terrestrial stage of development (3)
5.Still got a ___ to go (3)
6. A squirrel or ring-tail possum's nest (4)
8.Water droplets on the morning grass (3)
9.Method of communication invented by Mr. A. G. Bell in 1876 (9)
11.a white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests (3)
13.The _______ question "that intractable and interwoven tangle of conflicting interests, rival peoples, and antagonistic faiths".Lord Morley (7)
15.Sharp woodsman's tool (3)
16.a material effigy that is worshipped as a god; (4)
18.razor clams (genus)(5)
19.A large mass of ice floating at sea; usually broken off of a polar glacier (4)
21.Consumed (3)

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