The Colos­sus

Australian Women’s Weekly NZ - - PUZZLES - COM­PILED BY CHRIS­TINE LO­VATT

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2. Evict­ing (7,3) 7. Wind like a river 11. Lay­ered ice-cream 17. Pe­ruse quickly 18. Health spring 19. Also ti­tled (1,1,1) 20. Can­di­dates’ as­sess­ment 21. Men­tally pic­tured 22. Hood­lums 23. Un­in­ten­tional 26. Scot­tish lake 28. Artist in oils 29. Rub­ber band, eg 31. Ta­ble light 34. Han­dle roughly (3-5) 36. Records on VCR 39. Bread re­tailer 41. Silli­ness 43. Marked as cor­rect 46. Mea­sured, – out 47. Peo­ple, hu­man – 49. Is jeal­ous of 51. Quar­an­tined 52. Unafraid 53. Pil­fered, was – 54. Doc­u­men­tary host, Sir – At­ten­bor­ough 55. Spir­i­tual glow 56. Es­capes 61. Merry 64. Fish­ing-rod win­der 65. Song, – Dream Will Do 66. Novem­ber 11, – Day 67. Golf peg 69. Cut­ting ray 71. Washed, – the deck 74. Kabul cur­rency unit 76. Weeps 78. How­ever, and – 79. Meet­ing sched­ules 81. Mu­sic discs (1,2) 83. Sparkle 84. Bar­rage 86. From Aus­tria’s cap­i­tal 89. Of­fi­cial boy­cott 90. High, a – view (4’1-3) 93. Mol­ly­cod­dle 94. Sin­gu­lar or – 97. Grated 100. 007 car, – Martin 101. Type of maths 103. Op­press 106. En­tan­gle, trap 108. Yacht poles 109. Hid­den at­tack 110. Lie down 111. WWII Ger­man fas­cists 112. Be­gin­ning, start 113. 1920s de­sign style, Art – 115. Habi­tat 118. Out­shin­ing, eclips­ing 121. Ju­ve­nile ele­phant 124. Con­sum­ing 128. Song, One Of – Days 129. Kitchen smock 130. Co-oper­a­tion 134. Al­cove 135. US dol­lars 136. Ethiopia’s Ad­dis – 137. Fill-in doc­tor 138. – and cran­nies 139. In­ter­net mes­sage 140. De­ceit­fully 143. Alter, – the rules 144. Tobog­gans 147. Paris wa­ter­way 150. Sea phase 151. Vic­tim­i­sa­tion 155. Re­thinks 157. De­liv­ered an un­re­turn­able serve 158. Ea­gle’s home 159. Chopped 162. Small lump 164. Fic­tional 167. Fam­ily car 168. Sav­ings (4,3) 169. Brine (4,5) 172. Chor­tled, gig­gled 173. City, – Janeiro (3,2) 174. Red­dest, – tomato 177. Fresh­est 180. Mis­sis­sippi port, St – 181. En­light­ened, taught 183. Lay­ered pasta dish 184. Loses heat (5,3) 186. Scales zo­diac sign 187. Roof junc­tion 188. Alas! 191. Notch­ing 195. Drink, pale – 197. Proverb 198. Lapsed, my li­cence has – 200. Leather school bag 202. Tough plas­tic 203. Armed con­flict 205. Banker 206. Boy, young male 208. Har­dens 209. Es­cort­ing, – in 212. Gen­tle­ness 215. Fraud­u­lent scheme 217. Restau­rant pa­tron 220. Scaredy-cat 222. Bosses, su­per­vi­sors 224. Pres­surised cans 226. Wild West tav­ern 228. Ma­gi­cian’s cry, Hey –! 229. Ac­cu­mu­late 230. Largest desert 232. Organises 235. Da­m­as­cus is there 236. Euro­pean coins 238. In­vest­ment in­come 241. Docile 242. Care­less dis­re­gard 243. Fore­cast 244. Tas­ma­nia, the Ap­ple – 246. Un­nec­es­sary 252. Ad­ven­tur­ous 253. Non-pro­fes­sion­als 254. Zone 255. Rock con­cert 256. Cook­ing pan 257. Flight­less birds 258. Avalanches 259. Daf­fodil shades 260. Fleecy hides

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1. Academy 2. Camelot war­rior 3. Car­bon chunk 4. Repli­cas 5. Pe­cu­liar­i­ties 6. Ca­sual top (1-5) 7. Mother 8. Is­raeli city, Tel – 9. En­try­way 10. Shout, rant and – 11. Prat­tle 12. Ra­dio fre­quen­cies 13. Leav­ing the launch pad (7,3) 14. Plat­ter 15. Snug­gle 16. Mot­tos 24. Judged 25. Bought and sold 26. Ex­actly, – mean­ing 27. Smartest 28. Tap lightly 30. Cae­sar salad let­tuce 32. Pain-killing drug 33. Poor 35. Regret 37. At a great dis­tance, from – 38. Tran­quil­liser 39. Suited 40. Gain 42. Oc­cupy chair 44. 1000 grams (ab­brev) 45. Scrib­ble 47. Faith 48. Is not (3’1) 50. Adult cygnet 53. Shoe bot­tom 57. On­looker 58. Rush head­long 59. Elab­o­rately 60. Dress­maker’s shears 62. Prankster 63. Putting to work 65. Noah’s boat 68. Car­diac mon­i­tor de­vice (1,1,1) 70. Jet­lin­ers 72. Ring-shaped roll 73. Less moist 74. Wheel shafts 75. Sphere 77. News­pa­per opin­ion col­umns 80. Tidi­ness 82. Flight in­dus­try 85. In­ves­ti­gate sci­en­tif­i­cally 87. Trou­bles 88. Tinned meat 91. Julius Cae­sar’s fate­ful date, the – of March 92. Cro­chet thread 95. About-face (1-4) 96. Olympic com­peti­tor, eg 98. Car­bon­ates 99. From the Pope, – edict 102. Jus­ti­fy­ing, – ac­tions 104. Tree an­chor 105. In­side 107. South African hero (6,7) 113. Dopi­est 114. Or­bited 116. Tell, – the story 117. Nat­u­rally grown 119. Gum sore, eg 120. Atomic 122. Keep-fit classes, – exercises 123. Ban­queted 125. Vapours 126. Astir 127. Ad­he­sives 128. Is in­clined, – to 130. Pos­sessed 131. US city, – An­ge­les 132. Gob­ble 133. Cun­ning 141. Cold­ness 142. Univer­sity lesson 145. Em­ploy­ment 146. Pro­tected 148. Died down (5,3) 149. Pes­simisti­cally 152. Seize, – the throne 153. As­tro­naut, – Arm­strong 154. Re­coiled (4,4) 155. Hire, char­ter 156. Clinic sis­ter 160. Ac­com­plish­ment 161. Per­fec­tion­ists 163. Cruel fairy­tale gi­ant 165. Singing pitch 166. Frag­ile outer cas­ings 167. In­di­vid­ual iden­tity 170. Ma­jor ocean 171. Ex­er­tions 175. Loafer 176. Re­ceded 178. Splashes through water 179. Aroma 182. Tip over 185. Par­ent­less child 188. Vest 189. Com­post bur­rower 190. Chapel bench 192. Per­sonal mag­netism 193. Up­surge 194. Video for­mat (1,1,1) 195. Hu­mor­ous rec­ol­lec­tions 196. Abol­ish 199. Pa­cific weather fea­ture (2,4) 201. Mex­i­can friends 204. Song, – Lang Syne 207. Ser­pents 210. Throat­i­ness 211. Ewes’ mates 213. Hy­phen 214. Frees with dif­fi­culty 216. Hideous 217. Emp­ties, – his glass 218. Up­shot 219. Equine ball sport 221. Sped on foot 223. Went to, – meet­ing 225. Tear jaggedly 227. Era 228. Biro, ball­point – 231. Colony in­sect 233. Shavers 234. An­tenna 235. Bee wounds 237. Rifts 239. Washes out suds 240. Lav­ish, have a – meal (4-2) 245. Daze 247. Jit­tery 248. Aquatic mam­mal 249. Off-lim­its (2-2) 250. Lit­tle devils 251. Ja­panese peak, Mount –

So­lu­tion in next month’s is­sue.

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