Otago Daily Times : 2020-11-12

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18 DIVERSIONS Otago Daily Times Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ DUNEDIN 10kg 10kg ONE DAY ONLY .99 .99 $ $ Frozen Lamb Roasts Frozen Lamb Chops WHILE STOCKS LAST. WHILE STOCKS LAST. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 12 280 ANDERSONS BAY ROAD – OPEN 7 DAYS FROM 7AM TO 6PM – PHONE 455 6042 Sudoku Simon Shuker’s Code-Cracker Cryptic crossword 12/11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ACROSS 1. 5. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 16. 19. 21. 25. 26. 28. 29. 30. 31. Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 to 9 A dilemma, and a replacemen­t for English in the query (8) Small fighter going for foul, by the sound of it (6) Military standard borne on US colonel’s shoulder (5) It makes various EC arrangemen­ts, truth to tell (9) In there, part time army turns to drama (7) Slaver will give it out in small portions (7) Dull-witted old boy making suet pudding (6) Crises maybe surrounded Bible first as they taught its law (7) Cautious about it being used for almsgiving (7) An atelier that will do suit alteration­s (6) Layer confined in it, once it’s put out in the dance (3-4) Studying at university southeast of Oxford (7) Disturbanc­e in a goat it finds out (9) Attached strip for account book right away from the end (5) Boat left for the right game of football (6) Parts for cameras shopkeeper may put up on closing (8) 10 11 2 5 8 7 9 5 4 1 2 7 3 9 8 8 3 5 12 13 4 3 5 4 8 4 9 6 5 6 1 14 15 16 8 17 18 6 2 19 20 21 22 23 24 5 4 8 25 26 27 4 8 1 7 1 3 5 6 28 29 DOWN 1. 2. 3. 4. 6. 7. 8. 9. 15. 17. 18. 20. 22. 23. 24. 27. 2 Query the search one has on (8) Increase the people substituti­ng for us in a month (7) Lived with first Dame on part of her Shoe (5) Write a criticism of show viewer might edit (6) Keeper of records gets this vicar upset (9) Bother caused by form of blue rot (7) Some peacocks will turn up with the troops (6) What’s made by factory is quantity got by multiplyin­g (7) A substitute for a star, rogue though he might be (9) Astringent way typist uses carbon (7) US legislatur­e will half record songs about it (8) Looking high and low for something when in the pink (7) Get less wind in being led astray (7) Slavery for everybody following throne one left (6) Testing moment to bring one’s teeth down hard (6) Parcel out everything to turn up (5) 30 31 EASY 6 8 7 1 9 1 9 4 4 2 7 8 9 3 8 9 23 5 7 Previous solution Across: 1. Captain 4. Savages 8. Null 9. Department 11. Cooler 12. Idolised 14. One and all 15. Lotus 17. Sepal 18. Disappear 19. Bandsman 21. Method 23. Exhaustive 24. Fell 25. Rosette 26. Revised. 1. Conscious 2. Pull one’s punches 3. Need 4. Scandalise 5. Vital 6. Grease the wheels 7. Sated 10. Kennel 13. Sand-castle 15. Lappet 16. Straddled 19. Blear 20. Stunt 22. Over. 5 6 Down: 6 8 Quick crossword 1 2 3 4 5 6 CODE-CRACKER 6 1 4 9 only Vol 17 7 $12 ACROSS 1. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 13. 15. 16. 18. 20. 21. 22. DOWN 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 12. 13. 14. 15. 17. 19. MEDIUM Bandits (8) Haughty (5) Disgrace (9) Knock lightly (3) Malign (4) Drunk (colloq) (6) Self-important (4-3-6) Consternat­ion (6) Sketch (4) Perceive (3) Silent (9) Making do (5) Trouble-maker (8) Insignia (5) Distributi­ng (7) Highest point (4) Duplicitou­s (6-7) Slogan (5) Skilfully (7) Relate (7) Accumulati­ng (7) More severe (7) Crop (7) Money owed (5) More perceptive (5) Warmth (4) 8 AVAILABLE FROM ALLIED PRESS FRONT OFFICE LOWER STUART STREET, DUNEDIN + $5 postage per book 2 8 79 5 6 9 2 10 11 WordBuilde­r Writing space 12 1 5 9 3 9 7 S N O E T 13 14 6 15 16 17 6 7 5 4 3 1 5 How many words of three or more letters, including plurals, can you make from the five letters, using each letter only once? No foreign words or words beginning with a capital are allowed. There’s at least one five-letter word. Good Very Good Excellent 18 19 7 9 Previous solution 20 Across: 1. Participan­t 8. Letdown 9. Scams 10. Eddy 11. Tallied 12. Lee 13. Gala 15. Edgy 17. Ups 19. Hackers 20. Area 23. China 24. Freebie 25. Everlastin­g. 1. Palled 2. Rated 3. Iron 4. Innate 5. Absolves 6. Teaming 7. Beside 12. Lacerate 14. Archive 16. Checks 17. Useful 18. Bad egg 21. Rabbi 22. Gets. 5 4 2 21 22 7 5 16 23 30 Previous solution: are, art, ate, ear, eat, era, eta, rat, rate, ret, tar, tare, tart, tat, tater, tea, tear, teat, tetra, treat, tret Down: HARD WordFit General knowledge crossword Nineagram 5x5 Can you fit all the words into the grid? We’ve given one to get you started. Insert the missing letters to make ten words — five across the grid and five down. More than one solution may be possible. ACROSS 6 1 2 3 4 5 What is a choux pastry cake filled with cream and iced with chocolate? (6) What is a medical term for short-sighted? (6) In a game, what oppose crosses? (7) What is a type of single-masted sailing vessel, rigged fore and aft? (5) What is a narrow and deep mountain valley, especially in Scotland? (4) The Killarney lakes are in which Irish county? (5) “Radio detection and ranging” is abbreviate­d to what? (5) Ayatollah Khomeini was the Muslim leader of which country? (4) Which state is at the extreme north east of the US? (5) What unit is used to describe sound intensity? (7) What word came into use about 1940 for certain items of female clothing? (6) What is named after Sir Benjamin Hall? (3,3) 6 7 8 7 9 10 11 10 11 C P L R B T T N A C R S 12 12 13 129 13 14 15 ACEFIMSTU 16 17 16 R E A P Use the nine letters above to make two five-letter words, with the same centre letter for both. Each letter (other than the centre) can be used only once. Previous solution 18 19 17 SN I DE PANEL AMEND TERS E E ST ER 20 21 20 Previous solution: femur, ramps Note: there may be more than one solution. 21 22 23 WordWheel 22 23 Previous sudoku 954 5 What is the hard-surfaced area on an airfield, used for manoeuvrin­g or loading aircraft? (5) To whom was Billy Bones first mate? (7,5) What was the name of the gypsy girl who befriended the hunchback of Notre- Dame? (9) What do we call a Greek restaurant or eating house? (7) What is a child who sheds tears too easily, too quickly? (3-4) Which stringed instrument is between the violin and cello in size? (5) What is a preliminar­y certificat­e entitling the holder to shares in a company? (5) C I R B O L ? Y 198547362 564328179 237961485 9824 3 5 7 1 6 475216893 61 3 7 8 9 2 5 4 3 5 1 8 9 4 6 2 7 72 6 1 5 3 9 4 8 84 9 6 7 2 5 3 1 8 9 DOWN 1 Which musician was known as the “king of swing”? (5,7) What substance was used for about 60 years from 1850 as a binder on photograph­ic papers and plates? (7) What is a large recess in a coastline? (5) What word is used to describe a visually offensive or ugly thing? (7) 14 15 18 2 7 LETTERS 3 LETTERS APPLE APRIL ARROW ASKEW ATONE BINGO CLEAR CLOVE CROFT DAUNT DWELL ELITE EMEND EXACT EYRIE GENES KNEAD KNEED LAIRS LITRE MAGMA MEETS MISTS NELLY WHO OMEGA OMENS OREAD OUTER RAINS RIVAL SAFER SAINT SIMON SIREN STANG STRAP TAPER TESTS TINEA TWEED WATER ASHAMED CARDIAC ITALIAN OVERALL RETREAT UTILISE ADD ADO ALE ART ASS ATE AXE BYE DIM DOE EAT EGG ERR HEM ILL NET OAR OWN TAP TEA TIN VAN WAS 4 LETTERS 3 4 ARCS AREA DREG DREW ELSE ENDS PLEA REAP SATE TASK THAT TRAM TSAR WOAD EASY 19 8 6 7 9 4 2 5 3 1 5 4 3 8 7 6 2 3 9 2 6 5 1 7 4 5 7 8 2 9 4 1 6 9 1 6 7 3 5 2 8 4 2 3 1 6 8 9 7 7 3 9 8 1 6 4 5 6 8 5 4 2 9 3 1 2 4 1 5 7 3 8 9 1 9 8 3 4 5 2 7 6 Insert the missing letter to complete an eight-letter word reading clockwise or anticlockw­ise. Yesterday’s Jiggered 8 LETTERS S HED C O L A P S E D M O E U E U O E E M POWER E D R O R B S E B G A F T U S A FARI B E L L H O T Y U S O U I P A L E L C O N T N T S B JER K O I E A C T S A D G W N I TW I N P Y T H O N D A M E N I E U A I R C O R N A T E N A DIR S H O D A L N L OBO E E I E A N Y R Y I S O L T L Previous solution: TWILIGHT ELEGANCE ESTRANGE HALLMARK LIMERICK Previous WordFit solution O B I TEMPT GYM P L A N AWARE NEAR PEDA L RES I N ASKEW USE ACT SME L T EAR TONS I L MEATY ARMY ODE OUT ERR SASH AZURE EGEST CUE ORA L STAUNCH ORNAMENT SORCERER TANNERY TROT ONE S L ANG TWEED S L E W OAK ERA D I P SPAY EARED ENAME L A L L MAMMA END EVE PUL S E B I TER O I L E D MAKE ETHER OVER H I T REE L S RYE MEDIUM 11 LETTERS Vocabulari­an 2 4 6 1 9 8 3 5 9 3 5 7 2 4 8 1 8 7 1 3 6 5 9 4 4 6 7 5 8 9 1 2 3 1 9 2 7 6 5 8 5 2 8 4 3 1 6 7 6 9 4 8 5 2 7 3 7 8 2 9 1 3 4 6 1 5 3 6 4 7 2 9 7 6 2 3 4 9 1 5 8 E Choose the correct definition GREENGROCE­R THUNDERBOL­T Palfrey Atelier a) Lady’s riding horse b) Worthless c) Trembling fit a) Central courtyard b) Artist’s workshop c) Round window 5 LETTERS 6 LETTERS L All puzzles © The Puzzle Company www.thepuzzlec­ompany.co.nz ABODE ADAGE ADMIT ADORE APPAL EVADES EVELYN REMOVE STARVE Reiver Coparcener a) Raider b) Rider c) Riddler a) Horse thief b) Carpet seller c) Joint heir A E HARD