The Sunday Mail (Queensland)

THE BIG CROSSWORD

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ACROSS 1 Small air-breath­ing arthro­pod (6) 8 Ven­omous Aussie snake (6) 11 Long for (5) 12 Like­ness (5) 13 Cap­tain (6) 16 Take to court (3) 17 Star of McHale’s Navy on TV; ... Borg­nine (6) 20 Si­cil­ian vol­cano (4) 21 Ex­cuse of be­ing in another place (5) 22 One of the mass media (5) 23 Univer­sity fac­ulty (4) 24 Sis­ter (3) 25 Po­lite form of ad­dress to a man (3) 26 Dandy (3) 27 Pro­trud­ing tooth (4) 28 Third-long­est river in Eng­land (5) 31 Sig­nal of a Pope be­ing elected; ... ... white smoke (1,4) 34 Killer whale (4) 35 Of­ten found among road­side lit­ter (4,3) 38 Pa­cific is­land na­tion; cap­i­tal Apia (5) 41 Main­te­nance of com­mu­ni­ca­tion and con­tact (7) 45 Courage (coll) (4) 46 Ccom­puter ca­pac­ity unit (4) 47 En­tourage (7) 48 Wash lightly (5) 49 Con­nected row of iden­ti­cal houses (7) 50 Open pas­try tart (4) 51 Force into a con­tainer more than it can com­fort­ably hold (4) 52 Citizen of Haifa (7) 53 Un­earth (3,2) 54 First (7) 55 Type of In­dian bread (4) 56 Make a phone call (4) 57 Car­ried on (7) 60 Sor­cer­ess and wife of Jason in Greek mythol­ogy (5) 61 Brake type in some cars (3-4) 64 Happy (4) 65 Lock of hair (5) 68 See 59 Down (5) 71 Male singer (4) 72 Re­gret (3) 73 Baked food item (3) 74 Equip­ment (3) 75 As­sis­tant (4) 77 Right-hand page (5) 78 Bib­li­cal mount (5) 79 Tick­ling skin sen­sa­tion (4) 82 Beer maker (6) 83 Groove (3) 84 Find (6) 85 At­tack (5) 86 Pain­ter’s stand (5) 87 Of­fer (6) 88 Oc­cu­py­ing chairs (6) DOWN 1 In­ac­tive (4) 2 /37 Down The screen’s first James Bond (4,7) 3 Despot (6) 4 In­dige­nous (6) 5 Main­tain (6) 6 Jagged-peaked moun­tain range in Spain (6) 7 Four-wheeled horse-drawn car­riage with fold­ing hoods (6) 8 Start play on a golf hole (3,3) 9 Aris­to­crat (4) 10 Crazy (coll) (4) 14 Gaseous alkane ob­tained from petroleum (6) 15 Peril (6) 18 Naples to Ital­ians (6)

19 Type of ex­ter­nal ce­ment coat­ing (6) 29 Pho­to­graphic equip­ment (11) 30 French astrologer (11) 32 Pi­anola (6,5) 33 Small ten­der bone­less cut of meat (5,6) 35 Start­ing point of a horse race (7) 36 Cap­ti­vate (7) 37 See 2 Down (7) 39 Stupid (7) 40 Un­clear (7) 42 Bring be­fore a court (7) 43 Suf­fer­ing mal-de-mer (7) 44 Ha­rassed (coll) (7) 58 Cho­co­late and cream cake (6) 59/68 Across Most re­cently in­cluded Rugby League Im­mor­tal (6,5) 62 Still (6) 63 Whole (6) 65 Great fear (6) 66 Com­pletely cover (6) 67 Fond of out­door ac­tiv­i­ties (6) 68 Joker (6) 69 Truth­ful (6) 70 Tal­ents (6) 75 Stand next to (4) 76 Head of a univer­sity fac­ulty (4) 80 Diplo­macy (4) 81 Take no­tice (4)

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