The Colos­sus

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

ACROSS

2. With­out a chief 7. Nat­u­ral sea­son­ing (3,4) 11. Thrilled, rapt 17. Toy bricks 18. Spe­cial skill 19. WWII, World – Two 20. Spheres 21. In­tel­li­gently 22. Levy­ing process 23. Or­gan­ised in ad­vance 26. Fringe 28. Com­muter ve­hi­cle, – bus 29. Ac­com­pa­nies 31. Fuss (2-2) 34. Back­bone seg­ment 36. Smears 39. Seabirds, Pa­cific – 41. Oily food fish 43. Mum­bai cui­sine, eg 46. Ti­betan priests 47. Drama sec­tions 49. Shop­ping squares 51. Stealth­ier 52. Re­mem­brance mon­u­ment, ceno­taph 53. “Atishoo” sound 54. Rio Car­ni­val mu­sic, eg 55. Gather, – crops 56. Moved rest­lessly 61. Sub­merges 64. Skid­ded 65. Traf­fic snarl-up 66. Ur­gency 67. Foot digit 69. Up­tight 71. Western Cana­dian prov­ince 74. Tread roughly, – on 76. Shabby and dis­rep­utable-look­ing 78. Con­sume 79. Ob­structed, blocked 81. Dis­tress call (1,1,1) 83. Ex­tremely 84. Monarch’s do­min­ion 86. Skin­ni­ness 89. Brazil’s neigh­bour 90. Un­lucky (3-5) 93. Re­move fleece from 94. Nut cen­tre 97. Flare up, light 100.Wall paint­ing 101. En­trance 103. Per­cus­sion in­stru­ment 106. Peace­ful and pic­turesque 108. High­ways 109. Re­gain, – your losses 110. Peace 111. Late 112. Pad­dock 113. Shake­spearean king 115. Magic spell 118. Loose coins (5,6) 121. Bur­den of re­spon­si­bil­ity 124. From Dublin 128. Shred, – cheese 129. Exclusive group 130. Point­less­ness, fu­til­ity 134. Falsely in­crim­i­nate 135. Red Sea na­tion 136. Church key­board 137. Mother’s brother 138. Ma­jor African river 139. Re­frig­er­ate 140. Unob­ser­vant 143. Clumsy 144. Gullible 147. Fast plane noise, – boom 150. Grain stor­age fa­cil­ity 151. Com­puter en­coders 155. Pris­oner of war camp bosses, eg 157. Hideous 158. Un­fas­ten 159. Tripe or liver 162. Coil 164. Chant 167. Earnest re­quests 168. White ant 169. Val­uer 172. Lengthy ad­ven­ture 173. Aged photo hue 174. Beer-lemon­ade bev­er­age 177. Le­banese cap­i­tal 180. Sifter 181. An­tithe­sis 183. V or X, Ro­man – 184. Five-sided fig­ure 186. Lariat 187. Silly 188. They, her and 191. Tend­ing pa­tients 195. Fly trap 197. Need­ing a scratch 198. Hoards, gath­ers 200. Lasts 202. Fee­ble, wimpy 203. Im­mense time span 205. Irked by de­lay 206. Bronz­ing lo­tion, fake – 208. Soviet Union (1,1,1,1) 209. Mi­lan res­i­dents, eg 212. Women’s rights ac­tivist 215. Splodge 217. Shin­bone 220. Weigh up 222. Seven­ties, eight­ies, – 224. Pros­per­ous 226. In­ter­cede (4,2) 228. Cuban pres­i­dent, Raul – 229. Cir­cu­lar coral reef 230. Ear­lier, – than 232. Ex­pelling, throw­ing out 235. Hair­cuts 236. Un­til now, as yet (2,3) 238. Glow 241. Protest march (ab­brev) 242. Proxy 243. Shell out too much 244. Christ­mas tree or­na­ment 246. Find­ing pre­cisely 252. In­ves­ti­gate (4,4) 253. Highly de­sir­able 254. Half, – circle 255. Flow away 256. Snooker stick 257. Smell strongly 258. Comes to pass 259. Stay­ing power 260. Out-of-court agree­ment

DOWN

1. Make mind up 2. Neck­lace pic­ture case 3. In­ter­rupt­ing cough 4. Im­par­tial (4-6) 5. Cairo cit­i­zen 6. De­pleted 7. Eye­lid in­flam­ma­tion 8. At a dis­tance, from – 9. In­vis­i­ble em­a­na­tion 10. Tiny branch 11. Un­der­mines, – con­fi­dence 12. Peru’s Lake – 13. Res­i­den­tial flats 14. Pork chop cut 15. Give freely 16. Chafe 24. Strolls 25. Queasi­ness 26. Dry up 27. Gran’s sis­ter, eg (5-4) 28. Coun­try, – Lanka 30. Crack army force (1,1,1) 32. Hospi­tal aides 33. Yes­ter­year (5,4) 35. His­tor­i­cal pe­riod 37. In­vites 38. Cap­i­tal of Bos­ni­aHerze­gov­ina 39. Bet­ting 40. Leo sym­bol 42. Fam­ily 44. The – of Capri 45. Fresh­est 47. Boil gen­tly 48. Oth­er­wise, or – 50. Couch 53. Medi­ocre (2-2) 57. Fic­tional 58. Jab­ber 59. In friendly way 60. Cor­ro­sive air pol­lu­tion (4,4) 62. Re­voke 63. For­ever 65. Inky, – black 68. Telepa­thy (1,1,1) 70. Soil ex­ca­va­tor (5,5) 72. Pro­voke¸ –anger 73. Bri­tish car, – Martin 74. Rail trans­port 75. Al­low in­side 77. Movie, – in Bev­erly Hills (4,3,3) 80. Brief views 82. Soccer ball in­nards 85. Teacher 87. Greek love god 88. Wiry-haired dog, – Ter­rier 91. Hawaiian gar­lands 92. Ut­ter, – a cry 95. Perch 96. Voice, – opin­ions 98. Mu­nich na­tives, eg 99. In­cite to ac­tion 102. Ru­ins re­searcher 104. Departed, had – 105. Chances 107. De­tox­i­fied, – cof­fee 113. Peo­ple from Tripoli 114. Over­seas let­ter ser­vice 116. More rau­cous 117. US hon­ey­moon falls 119. Regis­ter at ho­tel (5,2) 120. Grimmest, most se­ri­ous 122. Scold­ing per­sis­tently 123. Con­fi­den­tial­ity 125. Thus 126. Pier, wharf 127. In uni­son (2,3) 128. Po­lite chaps 130. Ter­tiary stu­dent cam­pus (ab­brev) 131. Ar­gentina’s – Peron 132. CD brand (1,1,1) 133. Pros­e­cute 141. Ag­gra­vated 142. Fanged mon­ster 145. Send goods by plane 146. Ca­reer 148. Re­mote 149. Im­pru­dent (3-7) 152. Liqueur, Tia – 153. Steamed pud­ding fat 154. Speaks halt­ingly 155. Dol­lar divi­sion 156. Be­hind 160. Pounce, jump 161. Sig­nif­i­cant 163. Nui­sance 165. Memo, of­fice – 166. Dream­ers 167. Mex­i­can cur­rency 170. Sim­i­lar-mean­ing words 171. Help­ful 175. Mo­tor­bike gang, – An­gels 176. Snouts 178. Very an­noyed 179. In­vert 182. Tel Aviv is there 185. Nerve cell 188. Feigned 189. Bi­o­log­i­cal com­mu­nity 190. Colourant 192. Prag­ma­tists 193. Mono­gram let­ters 194. Have, pos­sess 195. Wisely used, time – (4-5) 196. On­looker 199. Weather fea­ture (2,4) 201. Sib­ling’s daugh­ters 204. Lu­bri­cants 207. Cash dis­pensers (1,1,2) 210. Ad­ver­sary 211. Is not (3’1) 213. En­ter, go – 214. Cru­cial 216. Mix with a spoon 217. Col­lab­o­rate, – with (4,2) 218. Bob­bing on wa­ter 219. Pet’s par­a­site 221. Oc­cupy chair 223. Re­solves, – the prob­lem (5,3) 225. An­ti­cli­max (3-5) 227. Chi­nese ex­er­cise sys­tem, – chi (1’2) 228. Ca­ble News Net­work (1,1,1) 231. Light beam 233. Joker, court – 234. Lassie’s breed 235. Con­i­cal tents 237. Knaves 239. Al­lege 240. Kayaked 245. Fleshy part of ear 247. Pen tips 248. Killer whale 249. Hitler fol­lower 250. An­cient An­des In­dian 251. Com­pe­tent So­lu­tion in next month’s is­sue.

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