The Colos­sus

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

ACROSS

2. Range of known words 7. En­vi­ous 11. Oval-shaped 17. Chi­nese de­sign sys­tem, feng – 18. Rage 19. Elec­tric fish 20. Im­me­di­ately! (1,1,1,1) 21. En­ti­tling 22. Roof walls 23. Recital 26. Rem­edy 28. Em­ploy 29. Gov­erned as monarch 31. Flows away 34. Fur­thest back 36. Scent, – – Cologne (3,2) 39. Knit­ting wools 41. Witch’s pot 43. Woman’s shirt 46. Sim­ple­ton 47. Glam­our show, – pageant 49. Tic 51. Breath­tak­ing 52. Rips off, – client 53. Fronting 54. Hands over 55. Fe­lines 56. Con­sid­ered, – as 61. Unit of dig­i­tal stor­age 64. Azure shade 65. Vixen 66. Hos­pi­tal aides 67. Clumsy lout 69. Shop­ping splurge 71. Un­law­ful 74. Sil­li­est 76. Coat with pan juices 78. Cou­ple, Mr and – 79. Guar­an­teed 81. Dis­mal 83. Fell sick 84. Pal 86. Re­lied 89. Stale­mate 90. Ill will (3,5) 93. Peanut sauce 94. Shorten, re­duce 97. Pa­tri­otic hymn 100. Grind­ing tooth 101. Method 103. Make worse, – the in­jury 106. Al­fresco (4-3) 108. Hindu so­cial rank 109. As­sis­tant 110. North­ern­most US State 111. Cabs 112. Nephew’s sis­ter 113. Par­adise 115. Too en­thu­si­as­tic 118. Wastrel 121. Onion rel­a­tive 124. Trop­i­cal fruit 128. Movie, The Sixth – 129. Tibia and ulna 130. Stir-fry shoots (4,7) 134. Swap 135. Ras­cal 136. Haul 137. Rob­ber 138. Re­spond, re­ply 139. Bar­rage of gun­fire 140. Cit­i­zen­ship 143. French for “Bye!” 144. Rub out 147. Crowd brawl 150. Of­fice ta­ble 151. Trel­lis 155. Fair­ground ride (6,5) 157. In present con­di­tion (2,2) 158. Push with el­bow 159. WWll dic­ta­tor, – Hitler 162. Tat­tered 164. Fas­ten­ing tape with tiny hooks 167. In­dian cap­i­tal, New – 168. Most hu­mane 169. Ret­inue 172. Pe­riod be­tween 173. Hair plait 174. Mud­dled through (4,2) 177. Fin­ished sup­ply of (4,2) 180. Yielded 181. Lucky es­cape (4,4) 183. Bel­liger­ent, war­like 184. Ex­tend 186. En­gine booster 187. Barely suf­fi­cient 188. Mu­si­cal, Mamma –! 191. Sells, – wares 195. Please turn over (1,1,1) 197. Poppy nar­cotic 198. Res­i­den­tial out­skirts 200. Kid­ding, mock­ing 202. Per­sian rulers 203. Con­tend 205. Grand­par­ent’s sis­ter (5-4) 206. Boy 208. Per­sonal iden­tity 209. Sur­rep­ti­tiously 212. Ad­mit­ted de­feat 215. Cake layer, eg 217. Go­liath’s foe 220. Land­lord’s rent­payer 222. Pro­tracts (5,3) 224. Sci­en­tist, Al­bert – 226. In­fected, – wound 228. Hunted, – upon 229. Wash out suds 230. Sat­u­rate 232. Or­gan­ises 235. Baby’s tummy pain 236. Sym­bolic, – ges­ture 238. Arc­tic ro­dents 241. Over­take 242. Re­type, – data (2-5) 243. Book ver­sion 244. Egyp­tian river 246. In­ven­tors 252. Con­ta­gious out­break 253. The­atre-go­ers, eg 254. Bri­dle strap 255. Bi­b­li­cal first woman 256. Un­re­fined metal 257. Bor­ders 258. In­jected blood 259. Bishop’s dis­trict 260. Soap pow­ders

DOWN

1. Money or­der 2. TV watcher 3. Rugged peak 4. Den­i­grat­ing 5. Mad­dest 6. Joy­ful cry 7. Taunt, – at 8. As well 9. Re­pro­duc­tive cell 10. Ob­served, was – 11. Tribal se­niors 12. Un­bal­anced 13. Mis­sile course 14. Nib­ble 15. En­dured 16. Gar­den pav­il­ion 24. Los­ing colour 25. Sub­sides 26. Cen­sure 27. Heaters 28. Com­puter port type (1,1,1) 30. 24 hours 32. Empty-headed 33. Gig­gled slyly 35. Ham­burger, Big – 37. Queen El­iz­a­beth II’s daugh­ter 38. Ner­vous­ness 39. Alpine singer 40. Geek 42. Grassy meadow 44. Op­er­a­tor 45. Gold-min­ers’ re­bel­lion, – Stock­ade 47. Agency 48. Cam­bo­dia’s con­ti­nent 50. Vil­lain’s op­po­nent 53. Pet’s par­a­site 57. Sur­vival 58. Af­fil­i­ated 59. Stud, – farm 60. Ut­terly ex­hausted (4,4) 62. Tooted 63. Adding, – up 65. Charge 68. US crime agency (1,1,1) 70. Po­lit­i­cal spin 72. Exam score 73. Soothes 74. Ne­glected to (4’1) 75. Per­haps 77. Tor­ments by tempt­ing 80. Un­ex­pect­edly, caught – 82. Mod­i­fy­ing 85. Lov­able 87. Bronte novel, Jane – 88. Al­ter­na­tively, or – 91. Go berserk, run – 92. Ex­clude 95. Aged photo tone 96. Fleshy ear part 98. Clos­est 99. Stock­pile 102. Marks­men 104. Ar­tillery 105. Hatch­ets 107. By rote (6-7) 113. Came out, ap­peared 114. Mys­ter­ies 116. Flavour­ing, – essence 117. Un­pre­dictable 119. Crew-necked tops (1-6) 120. Brit­tle 122. In­volves 123. Wa­ter boil­ers 125. Over­weight 126. Royal racecourse 127. Wide 128. Vac­cine 130. US ac­tor, – Af­fleck 131. Tiny in­sect 132. Ter­tiary stu­dent cam­pus (ab­brev) 133. Pig’s pen 141. Dodged 142. Flour­ishes 145. News­pa­per’s de­mo­graphic 146. Mov­ing stealth­ily 148. Right of way on prop­erty 149. Last hole on golf course 152. Spurred, – on 153. Rope tan­gle 154. Fine-tuned 155. Salty white cheese 156. Lazed 160. Gen­uine, bona – 161. Let­ter re­cip­i­ent 163. Bank cash dis­pensers (1,1,2) 165. Ma­ture enough to eat 166. Ob­long 167. Chop into cubes 170. Ne’er-do-wells (2-6) 171. Es­ti­mat­ing 175. Showy flower 176. De­serves 178. Ac­cu­rate, pre­cise 179. Ex­tremely 182. Map pres­sure line 185. In­dige­nous 188. Ver­min-catch­ing de­vice 189. Pas­sen­ger planes 190. Record la­bel (1,1,1) 192. The­atri­cal 193. With the most fo­liage 194. Psy­che­delic drug (1,1,1) 195. Per­son from La­hore or Karachi, eg 196. Ban­ish from group 199. Sen­ti­men­tal song 201. Fled to wed 204. Song, – She Lovely (3’1) 207. At­taches 210. Rough­ness 211. Swirl 213. Bam­boo rod 214. Di­vulging 216. Nor­way’s cap­i­tal 217. Through­out 218. Be­come ex­tinct (3,3) 219. Capri or Wight 221. Con­vent dweller 223. Re­fills, – the shelves 225. An­noy­ance 227. Shady tree 228. For each, – head 231. Fe­male bird 233. Pre­fer to 234. Con­sent 235. Boasted 237. Made a twig home 239. Buries 240. Shines 245. Lean­ing Tower of – 247. Frosted, – bis­cuits 248. Meet by chance, bump – 249. Poker stake 250. Dou­ble-reed in­stru­ment 251. Name­less au­thor (ab­brev) So­lu­tion in next month’s is­sue.

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