No. 1454

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

1 Leading po­si­tion 8 Fenced sec­tions 14 In­creased greatly 19 Bois­ter­ous 20 Have a share in 21 Shifts 23 Trans­verse piece 24 Spaghetti, etc 26 Tak­ing by threat 27 In­ward- look­ing per­son 28 A class 29 Egg- shaped 30 Costs 33 Gives drugs to 34 Tree ex­u­da­tion 35 In­ac­tive 36 Un­suit­able 37 Hav­ing a tower 40 Makes mis­takes 43 Cloth, etc 44 A bris­tle 46 Abrades 49 Pri­vate re­mark 51 Fool­ish 54 Lost saliva 55 An­i­mal doc­tor 60 Grids 61 Oc­curred 62 Leading in 63 Man­ner 66 Sear 67 Flow­ing out 71 Race with sev­eral teams ( 5,4) 75 Has a mis­take for­got­ten ( 5,4) 78 De­velop grad­u­ally 80 Of a tal­is­man 81 Hard toiler 83 Flem­ing of James Bond fame 84 Short post 85 Strongly de­sire 86 An age 87 With­out re­sources 89 Opin­ion of worth 94 Broth­erly 95 Put in a box 97 Con­sumed 99 Arid 101 Man­ner 104 Low­ers in dig­nity 107 Car­ry­ing weapons 110 Counter 112 Writ­ten works 113 Imag­i­na­tive dream 115 Lesser 117 Stupid per­son 119 Fol­low­ing 121 Near ( arch) 123 In­creased in size 125 Ring­ing up 127 Gives up po­si­tion 129 Hard stone 131 Wooden pin 132 Squan­der 134 Make un­tidy 136 Weary 138 Vigour 141 A snake 143 Gar­den tool 147 Spite­ful ac­tion 150 Call some­thing a lie 155 In hurt­ful way 158 Ex­ist 159 Nim­ble 160 Full of mean­ing 161 Re­gret 162 Car­ry­ing case 163 Con­test for many 165 Large river ( Sth Amer­ica) 166 Dis­trac­tion 169 Per­tain­ing to log­i­cal ar­gu­ment 172 A turn­around 175 Spots 176 Show doubts 179 Flood over 181 Fol­low­ing im­me­di­ately 183 Rub­bing 184 Prop­erly mer­ited ( 4- 8) 187 Puts in po­si­tion 189 En­trances 192 En­abled to cope 195 Long hair 198 Fired a gun 200 Scorn 202 A di­rec­tion 204 Aban­doned ( 5,2) 206 Turn away 209 Mis­pro­nounce 210 Thoughts 213 Bring on one­self 214 Pro­tec­tive cover 217 Al­lude to 218 Type of glue 220 Sport­ing room 221 Change to rule 222 Do­mes­tic birds 223 Char­ac­ter­is­tics 224 Proverb 225 Comes back 226 Hide cur­ers 227 In- house plants ( 3- 6) 228 Types of trees 229 The im­me­di­ate past

DOWN

1 Dis­in­fected with fumes 2 Split apart 3 Clenched hands 4 Did too much 5 Coaches 6 Im­plied 7 Out­line of a body 8 For­mer Por­tu­gal’s mon­e­tary unit 9 Non- win­ner 10 Join to­gether 11 Fast 12 Walk all over 13 One from French cap­i­tal 14 Keep in con­trol 15 Sends from coun­try 16 Higher 17 Leans over 18 Doc­tor’s de­ci­sion 22 Ooze out 25 Sports­ground 30 Chat­ter on 31 Frozen wa­ter 32 Set of steps 38 Card game 39 Me­chan­i­cal man 41 Cure 42 Res­cue 44 Bad acts 45 Wild an­i­mals 47 Spur wheel 48 Cleanse 49 Fol­lower 50 Force for­ward 52 Type of acid 53 Give rise to 56 For­mal de­cree 57 Lie down 58 Ap­plaud 59 Con­tain­ing gold 63 Given as prize 64 Ask in 65 Still dark 68 Spring of wa­ter 69 Race­course touts 70 Towed ve­hi­cle 72 High­est room 73 Rears 74 Hear­ing or­gans 75 King of beasts 76 A heron 77 Low seat 79 Leaps over 82 Bel­lowed 88 A fish 89 Puts on 90 Hang loosely 91 Type of car 92 Printer’s mea­sure 93 Group of play­ers 94 Dis­tant 96 Made void 98 Made big­ger 100 Deep gut­ter 101 Grief 102 Longs 103 Wipe out 105 Look­ing at 106 Step on lad­der 107 Hold in cus­tody 108 Body­guard 109 Con­cave 111 Think highly of 112 Ring­ing sound 114 Against 115 Gaze fixedly 116 Copies 118 Neat 120 Com­fort 122 High speed 124 Flut­ters 126 A fool ( coll) 128 Other­wise 130 A mid­dle state 131 Boxer 133 It is ( poet) 134 Pluto 135 Con­tend with 137 Lit­tle devil 139 Ow­ing 140 Fire at from a plane 141 De­bate 142 Block­heads 144 Of an axis 145 Moral mat­ter 146 An ex­ca­va­tion 148 Metal fas­ten­ers 149 Young plant 151 Press 152 Chided se­verely 153 Huge 154 Sell 156 Class of spi­der 157 Comes close to 163 Pith hel­met 164 A levy on earn­ings 167 Boast about 168 Root veg­etable 170 Votes in 171 Drank heav­ily 173 People sound 174 Land taxes 177 Bury 178 Give per­mis­sion 180 Child­ish one ( coll) 182 Bor­der 183 Fur­nish­ing with gear ( 7,2) 185 Weav­ing ma­chines 186 Ma­ture 188 To the great­est de­gree 190 Work­rooms 191 Form opin­ion of 193 Re­peated 194 Ill­ness caus­ing con­vul­sions 196 Props 197 A cru­sader’s op­po­nent 199 Fruit farm 201 Day be­fore 203 In­sult 204 Of­fers 205 Type of an­te­lope 207 Fold 208 Hard cover­ings 211 Dis­charge from body 212 Odour 215 One who minds chil­dren 216 Es­cape from 218 Split- pea pud­ding ( arch) 219 Sober

So­lu­tion in next week’s Sun­day mag

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