ISAAC ASIMOV’S SU­PER QUIZ

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CRYP­TIC SO­LU­TION

ACROSS: 9, A cut above 10, In the main 12, Tin-(to)y 13, Sta-ti-c (rev) 14, Con-not-e 15, Mi­nus sign 17, Price-less 18, Shin­gle 19, Sleigh (slay) 20, Er-go 23, Dis­re­gard 25, A-void-able 26, When 27, St-a-tes 29, E-L-evens 32, Ma1s-sa­cred 34, Butter-cup 35, Real-ist 36, No-odl-e 37, Rear 38, Err-one-ous 39, Ch­est­nuts DOWN: 1, Pas1-times 2, Burn­ing is­sue 3, C-on­trite 4, Wen-t on (rev) 5, D-is­ci­ple 6, Stick­ing to 7, Mean-der 8, Un­der-score 11, Al-on-e 16, SIG-ned (rev) 19, Sa(I)d 21, Rub­ber cheque 22, AD-here 23, Down-mar­ket 24, Al­ter-at-I-on 25, As-S 28, Ti-dine-ss 29, Ex-tolled 30, Sup-press 31, Na-tions 33, Sta-I-r 34, Brooch (broach)

EASY SO­LU­TION

ACROSS: 9, Plays down 10, Re­it­er­ate 12, Take 13, Do­main 14, Cure-all 15, Fan­tasies 17, Fish­er­man 18, Look out 19, Hor­rid 20, Spot 23, Trans­form 25, Con­di­tion 26, Lure 27, Sniped 29, Con­tent 32, Pineap­ple 34, Play­thing 35, Out­cast 36, Afraid 37, Chat 38, En­durance 39, In­ter­fere. DOWN: 1, Spite­ful 2, Walk­ing on air 3, Mo­torist 4, An­nals 5, Trans­fer 6, Dis­cus­sion 7, Hearten 8, Bedling­ton 11, Alarm 16, Arouse 19, Ham 21, Prize-fighter 22, Lin­net 23, Tele­phoned 24, Om­nipo­tent 25, Cod 28, Pre­pared 29, Char­i­ots 30, To­gether 31, Cavalry 33, Noted 34, Per­mit. Take this Su­per Quiz to a PhD. Score one point for each cor­rect an­swer on the Fresh­man Level, two points on the Grad­u­ate Level and three points on the PhD Level.

SUB­JECT: FILM CHAR­AC­TERS

With what film is the char­ac­ter most closely as­so­ci­ated? (e.g., Dr. Han­ni­bal Lecter. An­swer: The Si­lence of the Lambs.)

FRESH­MAN LEVEL

1. Nor­man Bates 2. Dorothy Gale 3. Norma Desmond

GRAD­U­ATE LEVEL

4. Ben­jamin Brad­dock 5. Vir­gil Tibbs 6. Nurse Ratched

PHD LEVEL

7. Will Kane 8. Sally Bowles 9. Travis Bickle AN­SWERS FOR SAT, NOV 26: 1. In San Fran­cisco. 2. Bill Cosby. 3. Is­lamic State. 4. Johnny Cash. 5. New York. 6. Bam­boo. 7. Muham­mad. 8. Peanuts and Cracker Jack. 9. STOP. 10. Red Sea and Mediter­ranean Sea. 11. Honolulu, Hawaii. 12. Worm­hole. 13. The or­gans of an­i­mals that have been killed for food. 14. Sit on it (seat on an ele­phant’s back). 15. Piglet (“Win­nie-the-Pooh”).

SCOR­ING:

18 points — con­grat­u­la­tions, doc­tor; 15 to 17 points — hon­ours grad­u­ate; 10 to 14 points — you’re plenty smart, but no grind; 4 to 9 points — you re­ally should hit the books harder; 1 point to 3 points — en­roll in re­me­dial cour­ses im­me­di­ately; 0 points — who reads the ques­tions to you?

1964: Mr Manch­ester 1964 Clifton Facey (wear­ing No.1) tow­ers above his Guin­ness Body Build­ing Tro­phy af­ter he won the ti­tle at the Tu­dor Theatre in Man­dev­ille in Novem­ber. From left are Vin­cent Camp­bell, most mus­cu­lar, Van Roy White, sec­ond and best arms and legs, Len­dore White, best chest, Clifton Facey, who also won the best pose award; Roland Dwyer, third place and best back and Man­ley Brom­field, best ab­dom­i­nals.

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