The Colos­sus

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

ACROSS

1. Re-evoked, – mem­o­ries 6. Dove rel­a­tives 10. Cooks’ whisks 16. Very keen, – about it 17. Clumsy lout 19. Nap­pies 20. Xmas cake, – log 21. Di­a­bol­i­cal 22. But­ton­hole posy 23. Brusque 26. Watch­ful 28. Mod­i­fies 30. 100 cm 31. UK fly­ing force (1,1,1) 33. Frighten 35. Desert il­lu­sion 37. Cou­ple, Mr and – 38. Blood-suck­ing worm 39. Pri­vate in­struc­tor 41. Work bread dough 43. Punc­tual, on the – 44. En­dorse, ap­prove 45. Span, breadth 46. Game park tours 48. Ir­ish county 50. Snow mon­ster 51. Bringer of bad luck 52. 18-hole sport 53. Swab lightly 55. Slaugh­tered 57. Zero al­ti­tude (3,5) 60. First Bi­ble book 62. As­sist 64. Har­poon­ing 67. Was in­debted to 68. Dan­gles 69. Wicket bar 71. Oth­er­wise, or – 72. Be­come set 74. Bound­ing walks 75. Cab­bie’s ve­hi­cle 77. Graze crust 79. Su­per­fi­cially in­dulge, – in 82. Elec­tric fish 83. Wind-borne toys 85. Heart mon­i­tor test (1,1,1) 87. Dutch cheese 89. Shel­tered side 90. Mists, – up 91. Adored 92. Cloth scrap 94. Fab­ric join 96. Shonky scheme 98. Ewe’s young 99. Dan­ger 100. Afghan cap­i­tal 102. Ra­dio knob 104. Leg joint 106. Twisted around 107. An­tic­i­pated 109. Level, row 111. Knifed 112. Liqueur, – Maria 113. Yearn, – for 114. Grass sec­tion 116. Right in the mid­dle, – cen­tre 118. Counterfeit 119. Plane part 121. Colorants 123. Un­der­stood 125. Off-lim­its, – area (2-2) 127. Com­muter coach 128. Man­i­cured items 130. Con­tends 132. Bot­tled gas (1,1,1) 134. Profit 136. Brazil’s – Paulo 137. Loathing 139. Board­ing school bed­room (ab­brev) 140. Fib­ber 141. Achieve­ments 143. Musical, – Christ Su­per­star 145. In­con­sid­er­able 147. Spi­der’s trap 148. Em­ployed 149. An­i­mal skin 150. Agony, great – 152. Bank ac­count with­drawal 154. Cheap, a– a dozen 156. Pe­ruse, – a mag­a­zine 158. Fix, re­pair 159. Cap­tures, – crim­i­nal 161. Mum and – 163. Ex­ceed­ingly 165. Travel on horse 167. Moral wrongs 169. Di­luted, wa­tered down 171. Bo­gus 173. Blushes 175. Trop­i­cal fruit 177. Kilt 179. Ara­bian sul­tanate 181. Hitler’s regime, Third – 182. Small ro­dents 183. Staid, – and proper 185. Er­mine crea­ture 187. High­lander 189. Amount af­ter tax 190. Al­ley 191. Speech­less 192. Row­ing im­ple­ment 194. Hill­billy 196. That girl 197. Busi­ness at­tire 198. Can’t do it, – pos­si­ble 199. Waltzed 202. Bol­she­vik leader 204. In­stalled, – car­pet 205. Knit­ting wool 206. Thin wood sheet 208. Dam­age 210. Fin­nish phone firm 212. Or­di­nary peo­ple 213. Trad­ing cen­tre 214. Kitchen floor­ing 216. Marsh grass 217. Con­di­tional re­lease 219. Dis­trib­utes (5,3) 221. Stoneworker 223. Wound blem­ish 225. Moose 226. Splashes through wa­ter 227. Take part in game 230. Movie, The – Wears Prada 232. Gave off 235. Ro­man gar­ments 236. Car­pen­try tools 238. Sprinted 240. Dis­suade 242. Growl 243. Vac­cine 244. Com­puter spac­ing key 245. Co­me­dian, Josh – 246. Reverie 247. Parched 248. Squan­der 249. Hon­our, pay – to 251. Globe 253. May or Oc­to­ber 255. Pric­ing 256. Yes votes 258. Seethe 259. Dis­card, – of 260. Pull sharply 261. As­phalt 262. Stop­ping tem­po­rar­ily, – pro­ceed­ings 263. Dampen 264. Demon­stra­tors

DOWN

1. Heaters 2. Ten­nessee’s neigh­bour State 3. Rep­re­sen­ta­tives 4. Sim­ple 5. Fangs 6. Hes­i­tate 7. In­ac­tive 8. Cana­dian prov­ince, – Sco­tia 9. De­parts port 11. Eu­ca­lypts (3,5) 12. Male an­te­lope 13. Fear­ful 14. Is­sue from 15. Pierc­ing with long pin 16. Wise Men’s gift 18. Small spot, – of colour 24. In­scribe 25. Facts 27. Se­nior­ity, army – 29. En­quire in­tru­sively 30. Brav­ery dec­o­ra­tion 31. Stiff El­iz­a­bethan col­lars 32. In favour of 34. London sub­urb, – Court 36. Scot­tish hero, Rob – 38. Wrin­kled 39. Fa­bles 40. Dump, get – of 42. Cur­tain 45. Made on loom 46. Bal­lads 47. Swedish car firm 49. Suc­cumb 51. Pre­cious stone 52. Hered­ity units 54. Big­otry 56. Nose-re­lated 58. Prob­a­ble ar­rival hour (1,1,1) 59. Min­eral veins 60. Opened wide 61. At – and sev­ens 63. Spot­ted cubes 65. Re­sist author­ity 66. No score in soccer 68. Pub, eg 70. Boys, youths 72. – and puffed 73. Boat car­ni­vals 74. Fu­ri­ous 76. Chilled drink, – tea 78. Lum­bar re­gion 80. Ball-filled cush­ions 81. Lodges deeply 83. Seoul is there, South – 84. In­fant 86. Trot or can­ter, eg 88. Sup­plies crew, – the boat 91. Mer­ci­ful 92. Un­com­mon 93. Wind flurry 95. Ser­vant 97. En­coun­tered 99. Coal mines 100. Chi­nese is­land, Hong – 101. Glo­ri­fies 103. Welsh em­blem 105. De­serve, merit 107. Shark flip­pers 108. Droll 110. Tin­kled 113. Shrine vis­i­tor 115. Chops down 117. Causes hear­ing loss 118. Welded 119. Feasted, – and dined 120. Renter, char­terer 122. Ob­serves covertly 124. Bran­dish 126. Desert wa­ter­hole 129. Plan, am­bi­tion 130. Pledge 131. Fire frag­ment 133. Gal­li­vant 135. Crooner, – King Cole 137. Fo­cal point 138. In­ci­den­tal com­ments 142. Jet-bath 144. Tran­quil­li­sa­tion 146. Large Aus­tralian birds 148. Cow’s milk sac 149. Biros, eg 151. Ut­ter, – non­sense 153. Cars’ petrol con­tain­ers 155. Re­peat 157. We breathe it 158. Viet­nam’s Ho Chi – City 159. Not one, – of them 160. Whacked with sweep­ing blow 162. Di­vine be­ing 164. Smoked pork pieces 166. Par­adise gar­den 167. Re­li­gious splin­ter group 168. Map pres­sure line 170. Drib­ble 172. Speed of sound mea­sure 174. Slim­ming pro­gram, eg 175. Flavour­ing herb 176. Ten­nis hot­shot 178. Re­moved, – away 180. Carol, The First – 182. Most im­por­tant 184. Show­ily vir­ile 186. Lu­ciano Pavarotti, eg 188. Movie, Lady and the – 190. Loi­ter stealth­ily 191. Rules, do’s and – (3’2) 193. King­dom 195. En­joys 197. Bar­gain sell-off 198. Geeks 200. Story boy, – Baba 201. Await with hor­ror 203. Nephew’s sis­ter 205. May­on­naise in­gre­di­ent cen­tre 206. Wind­mill arms 207. Per­fume, – de Cologne 209. Pon­dered 211. Throat lump, – ap­ple (4’1) 212. Pleat, fab­ric – 213. Dear Sir or – 214. Cos­metic crayons 215. Changed po­si­tion 218. Stag­ger 219. Nether­lands city, The – 220. Bland in flavour 222. El­e­ment with the sym­bol N 224. Cit­rus peel, eg 226. More de­serv­ing 228. Stim­u­lates 229. Edi­ble tu­ber 231. Las­civ­i­ous smirk 233. Pas­try, jam – 234. At­tempt 235. As­sess­ment 236. US, Un­cle – 237. Prized shell­fish 239. Local in­hab­i­tant 241. Cap­i­tal of Morocco 243. Less crazy 244. Hu­man trunks 248. Fe­male 250. Ma­tured 252. Child’s build­ing blocks 253. Silent 254. Re­vise ar­ti­cle, eg 257. De­li­cious!

So­lu­tion in next month’s is­sue.

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