Cryp­tic & Easy

Cross­words No. 5448

Whangarei Report - - COMMUNITY -

CRYP­TIC ACROSS

6. What a tor­turer might do, as a joke? (4,4,3). 7. Pow­der in a metal con­tainer (4). 8. Us­ing the cam­era and break­ing it (8). 9. Aim to take in ten Bri­tish p. (6). 10. Half of them read the yarn (6). 12. While one writes, they shake (6). 15. Back for a place (6). 17. The gang got the girl a hand­ker­chief (8). 19. Com­plain about the bar (4). 20. Mem­bers of the hu­man race (4,3,4).

DOWN

1. Do you get a dirty look from it? (8). 2. When an­gry can be­come so rude (6). 3. Dad took the oth­ers round for a meal (6). 4. Boob of a crick­eter (4). 5. What’s to be done if the girl’s hold­ing in­for­ma­tion (6). 6. Not fair;that’s ob­vi­ous (5). 11. He’s reg­is­ter­ing the in­sr­tu­ment (8). 13. The fa­ther of the wa­ter-ba­bies? (6). 14. Bob and Al­bert may be on foot (6). 15. They may be grand for view­ers (6). 16. Drives into a wall, per­haps (5). 18. The coin I’d brought back with me (4).

EASY ACROSS

6. Plight (11) 7. Con­ti­nent (4) 8. Cloth (8) 9. Trough (6) 10. Prop­erty (6) 12. Rove (6) 15. Tower (6) 17. Tyrant (8) 19. River (Eng­land)(4) 20. In­sti­tu­tion (dated)

(11)

DOWN

1. Un­bal­anced (8) 2. Boil (6)

3. Farm an­i­mals (6) 4. Equal (4) 5. Nar­row pas­sage (6) 6. Turk­ish ti­tle (5) 11. Herb (8) 13. Bird­cage (6) 14. With­draw (6) 15. Plaid (6) 16. Wood (5)

18. Row (4)

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