CROSS­WORD / NEXT MONTH

New Zealand Classic Car - - Contents - By David Cass

Clues across: 4. The Hum­ber (or Sun­beam in some ex­port mar­kets) model in the Rootes-chrysler Su­per Minx and Ar­row ranges from 1963 to 1976 (7) 8. Chris­tian name of the French tun­ing wiz­ard ‘Le Sorcier’, who worked with Simca and Re­nault (6) 9. French car­maker from 1922 to 1940, best re­mem­bered for its four- and six-cylin­der 1100cc sports and rac­ing cars of the 1920s (7) 10. De­vice for re­mov­ing dirt or sus­pended solid par­ti­cles from a liq­uid or air (6) 11. The main tubu­lar sec­tion of a car­bu­ret­tor, in­clud­ing the air in­take and choke tube (6) 12. Bri­tish kit car man­u­fac­turer — its 1959-on­wards Olympic model fea­tured a fi­bre­glass mono­coque body­chas­sis unit (8) 18. French ve­hi­cle builder, ac­tive from 1894 through to takeover by Hotchkiss in 1954 (8) 20. Bri­tish sports and lux­ury car­maker, now In­di­anowned, with a fa­mous sport­ing his­tory in­clud­ing seven 24 Hours of Le Mans race wins (6) 21. Model name, al­lud­ing to rac­ing suc­cess per­haps — many will re­mem­ber the clas­sic 105-se­ries Alfa Romeo coupés with this name (6) 22. An­other Bri­tish kit car, founded in Nor­folk in 1958, and still trad­ing as of 2011, un­der dif­fer­ent own­er­ship (7) 23. The proper name for the ‘suck’ phase of the ‘suck, squeeze, bang, and blow’ four-stroke cy­cle (6) 24. Model name for the US mar­ket ver­sion of BMW’S E3 sixes sold from 1971 to 1975 (7)

Clues down: 1. The French mar­ket ver­sion of Ford’s pre–world War II V8 was built by this com­pany from 1934 to 1940 (7) 2. Copy or re­pro­duc­tion of a model known for sport­ing or com­mer­cial suc­cess (7) 3. V6en­gined lux­ury car built by Honda/acura from 1985 to the present day, now in its fourth gen­er­a­tion (6) 5. Bri­tish fa­ther-and-son record-break­ers on land and wa­ter (8) 6. Top-model Dodge full-size au­to­mo­bile, built from 1960 to 1973 (6) 7. US auto, built from 1916 to 1929, us­ing Con­ti­nen­tal or Due­sen­berg en­gines, and noted mainly for a very Rolls-royce­type ra­di­a­tor (6) 13. US rac­ing fam­ily, with fa­ther Mario the 1978 For­mula 1 world cham­pion driver (8) 14. Opel’s six-cylin­der sa­loon range, built from 1938 to 1970 in sev­eral gen­er­a­tions (7) 15. Model name for Ri­ley sa­loons in both 9hp and el­e­gant 12, 15, or 16hp ver­sions be­fore World War II (7) 16. Ital­ian sur­name, noted in coach-build­ing and for an early For­mula 1 world cham­pion driver (6) 17. Ef­fec­tive Ma­tra sports coupé built from 1980 to 1983 (6) 19. French sports car and coupé builder, as­so­ci­ated with Re­nault right from its early days in 1954 (6)

An­swers to last month’s cross­word, No. 307 Across: 7. Equipe 8. Er­mini 10. Checker 11. Steyr 12. Ralt 13. Seven 17. Eight 18. Puma 22. Mcrae 23. Elec­tra 24. Ed­cole 25. Aronde Down: 1. Mer­cury 2. Mugello 3. Spoke 4. Crosley 5. Ri­ley 6. Miura 9. Free­wheel 14. Fire­fly 15. Mus­tang 16. Maxaret 19. Am­ber 20. Grace

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