The Colos­sus

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

ACROSS 1. Cas­tle moat cross­ing 6. Mas­cu­line and fem­i­nine 10. TV trans­mis­sions 16. Lamb’s fa­ther 17. Choose, – for 19. Be­come thread­bare (4,3) 20. Shan­ty­town 21. Hindu teacher 22. Wan­der leisurely 23. Cons 26. Gi­ant of leg­end 28. Bal­anced 30. CDs, com­pact – 31. Flagon, wine – 33. Tour leader 35. Par­take of al­co­hol 37. Soup tin, eg 38. Flipped around, vice – 39. AV, – vis­ual 41. Smudge 43. Cal­i­for­nia’s – Diego 44. Op­er­ates, – ma­chin­ery 45. He­li­copter blade 46. Ja­panese robes 48. Ro­man VII 50. Grew old 51. Con­sumed, was – 52. Pro­nun­ci­a­tion de­fect 53. Pos­sessed 55. Re­sist author­ity 57. Brine (3,5) 60. Con­scripts (5,2) 62. Sprinted 64. Bet­ter qual­ity 67. Coloured part of eye 68. Ger­man river 69. Curly-horned goat 71. Docile 72. At­tached out­build­ing (4-2) 74. Is scared of 75. Bath­tub grime 77. Equiv­a­lent 79. Laden 82. Yuck! 83. Pre­serves, re­tains 85. Catch in the act 87. Stitch roughly 89. Non-com (1,1,1) 90. Un­opened blooms 91. Slays 92. Cir­cle por­tion 94. Sketched 96. Gar­den shack 98. Cowl 99. Carol, Sil­ver – 100. Nor­we­gian in­let 102. Swedish car brand 104. Shrek is one 106. Cap­ti­vates 107. Epi­demics 109. Teth­ered 111. In­jec­tion de­vice 112. De­tails, – and outs 113. 365 days 114. Skele­ton im­age (1-3) 116. In­stalled, – a car­pet 118. Pil­fered 119. Guz­zle drink 121. Sow’s mate 123. Philoso­pher, – Marx 125. Astro­naut, – Arm­strong 127. Which­ever, – of them 128. Pounced, – on 130. Plat­ter 132. Pic­nic blan­ket 134. Cam­bo­dia’s neigh­bour 136. Care­less 137. Idle chatter 139. Click, – fin­gers 140. Whisky nip 141. Ac­cel­er­ates, – speed 143. Bid at auc­tion 145. Hair­pin 147. Liqueur, – Maria 148. Right away (1,1,1,1) 149. At­tic 150. Holy statue 152. Renowned 154. Shout 156. Street­car 158. At­tila’s fol­low­ers 159. His­tor­i­cal pe­ri­ods 161. Bab­ble 163. De­clared 165. Bar ac­counts 167. Wise­cracks 169. Does not in­dulge in al­co­hol, is – 171. Curry bread 173. Lis­ten­ing in­tently (3,4) 175. En­liven 177. More re­cent, later 179. Crowd brawl 181. Creepy, un­canny 182. Il­le­gally help 183. Book, A – Like Alice 185. Smooth and glossy 187. Car­pen­try tools 189. Fleck 190. Tem­per­ate 191. Facts and fig­ures 192. Yes vote 194. Scrapes, – knee 196. That bloke 197. En­tomb, in­ter 198. Be­long­ing to us 199. Record player nee­dle 202. Scis­sor-cuts 204. Mos­quito bar­ri­ers 205. Ships’ diaries 206. Eye­sight 208. By mouth, – his­tory 210. Casse­role-like dishes 212. Baby’s aprons 213. Chival­rous man, a real – (ab­brev) 214. Mes­meris­ing 216. Vend­ing-ma­chine aper­ture 217. Coaches, – team 219. Re­pair room 221. Cavalry weapon 223. Amount bor­rowed 225. Ro­dent 226. Foot­path edges 227. Fiji’s cap­i­tal 230. Poor 232. Grat­i­fies 235. Groups of thugs 236. Black-white mix 238. From the menu, – – carte (1,2) 240. Type of beer 242. Seoul is there, South – 243. Mul­ti­tude, crowd 244. Fish eggs 245. Pro­voke, – vi­o­lence 246. Cop­per or iron 247. Crooner, – King Cole 248. Cau­tious 249. Fast wa­ter scooter (3,3) 251. Fin­ish in front 253. Con­nect to the in­ter­net (3,2) 255. Nim­bly 256. Prison 258. Pi­lot’s code for Z 259. Es­capol­o­gist, Harry – 260. Psy­chic abil­ity (1,1,1) 261. Foot digit 262. Sta­bil­ity 263. Pa­gan 264. UK tem­per­a­ture scale

DOWN 1. Del­uges of rain 2. Greed 3. Frac­tured 4. In­side, go – 5. Amer­i­can foot­ball 6. Strong winds 7. Os­trich-like birds 8. Ut­ter de­feat 9. Piece of pars­ley, eg 11. Ru­dolph, the Red-Nosed – 12. Up­per limbs 13. Lucky amulets 14. Mov­ing crab­wise 15. Sub­mit 16. An­i­mal char­ity (1,1,1,1,1) 18. Bal­let skirts 24. Soviet Union (1,1,1,1) 25. Board and coun­ters game 27. Goals, – in life 29. Army com­mando reg­i­ment (1,1,1) 30. Dis­suade 31. Hur­dles, leaps 32. Mar­tini spirit 34. Roof over­hangs 36. Sheep’s bleat 38. Casts bal­lot 39. Cinema gang­way 40. Ex­cited squeal 42. Dis­prove, – the claims 45. Pro­por­tion 46. Pot­tery ovens 47. In­dian dress 49. Hi­malayan coun­try 51. This planet 52. Dens 54. Sponges lightly 56. Cit­rus fruit 58. Sup­ple­ment, – out 59. Plane parts 60. Fel­lows 61. Pum­mel 63. Tidy 65. Ar­rive at 66. Type of poem 68. Stag­gers 70. Christ­mas (ab­brev) 72. Tossed 73. Brazen­ness 74. Chops down, – trees 76. Spoils 78. Re­flected sound 80. Dead as a – 81. Avoided 83. High­land gar­ments 84. Nick­name for al­co­holic bev­er­ages 86. Rhythm 88. Bar­rels 91. Dog­houses 92. Not quite closed 93. Vi­tal point 95. Long mourn­ful cry 97. Parched 99. De­fen­dant’s bond money 100. Tent open­ing, eg 101. Ken­tucky horse race 103. Duck’s bill 105. Poetic name for Ire­land 107. Bom­bard 108. Brazil’s – Paulo 110. Ra­dio knob 113. Nick­name for af­flu­ent young pro­fes­sion­als 115. En­clo­sures 117. Myth­i­cal fly­ing rep­tiles 118. Ex­tin­guish, – out 119. Mer­rily 120. Char­ac­ter­is­tic 122. In the coun­try­side, a – area 124. Lolls 126. Nige­ria’s prin­ci­pal port 129. Com­puter key 130. Ex­plo­sive (1,1,1) 131. Sep­a­rate, pull – 133. Chasm 135. Oc­cupy chair 137. Pre­cious stone 138. US Port­land state 142. Lancelot’s ti­tle 144. Dwin­dle (4,4) 146. Scheme 148. Saunter 149. Hauls with ef­fort 151. Squid 153. Cal­en­dar en­tries 155. Fib­ber 157. Top credit rat­ing (1,1,1) 158. Mad as a March – 159. De­par­ture 160. Pres­tige 162. Bel­lows 164. Speaker’s plat­form 166. Tobog­gan 167. Man­ner of walk­ing 168. Stay 170. Onion rel­a­tives 172. Bi­b­li­cal ark builder 174. Greek Cupid 175. Sk­il­fully 176. Bushranger, – Kelly 178. Bri­dle straps 180. Iden­ti­cal, – brother 182. Voices pub­licly 184. Stock­ings fi­bre 186. Works with wool and nee­dles 188. Re­fine ore by heat 190. Jumbo cups 191. Brushes, – off 193. Euro­pean coins 195. Witch’s hex 197. Nods, – head 198. Hog’s grunts 200. Old form of “your” 201. Lu­cifer 203. Dive down, – on 205. Fluff 206. Do­ing words 207. Ne­go­tiable (1,1,1) 209. Writ­ten defama­tion 211. Plant stem 212. Favouritism 213. Ravine 214. In­fir­maries 215. Top of the milk 218. Zone 219. Peter Pan’s friend 220. Atomic sci­en­tist, eg 222. Side­ways 224. Il­lu­mi­nat­ing gas 226. Tol­stoy novel, Anna – 228. Serum 229. Box­ing leg­end, Muhammad – 231. Abom­inable Snow­man 233. Fine horse breed 234. Com­plete col­lec­tion 235. 60s pop dance (2-2) 236. Pro­cured 237. Breathe 239. Be present at 241. Scope 243. Dutch city, The – 244. Come back 248. Punc­tu­a­tion mark 250. Church song 252. Pon­tiff 253. An­cient gui­tar 254. Sear, singe 257. Fire residue

So­lu­tion in next month’s is­sue.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from New Zealand

© PressReader. All rights reserved.