Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-07-08

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22 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020 PUZZLES Two Speed Crossword Pathfinder Beginning with the top highlighte­d letter, follow a continuous path of words associated with the given subject. The trail goes through each letter once, twisting up, down and sideways, but never diagonally. Quick This two-speed crossword has two sets of clues, but just one grid. If you can’t solve the Cryptic clue, try the Quick. Across 1. Aromatic plant (4) 8. English poet (10) 9. Border region (8) 10. Mail (4) 12. Not present (6) 14. Fatal (6) 15. Convent superior (6) 17. Blush (6) 18. Quantity of paper (4) 19. Misuse (3-5) 21. Quadrupeda­l (4-6) 22. Simple (4) Cryptic African countries Down Across 1. Adding pepper would give flavour – that’s where money is made! (4) 8. The value of material used by the poet? (10) 9. Obviously not the back border (8) 10. Letters relevant to the situation? (4) 12. Missing graduate returns to be dismissed (6) 14. All the changes here are deadly (6) 15. Babe about to join ship will become superior lady (6) 17. Blush at study of Communism? (6) 18. In future, a magazine will take so much paper (4) 19. Abuse the result of being unwell before entertainm­ent (3-5) 21. Characteri­stic of a quadruped being 48 in. long? (4-6) 22. Soldiers shouldn’t find it hard to stand thus (4) 2. Unlikely that mischievou­s child can ever wear a gown! (10) 3. Counterpar­t has tip-top victory (4) 4. Could be traits of a painter (6) 5. Of stars in fast rally cars (6) 6. Met and coped in a way (8) 7. More than very warm – fired! (4) 11. Give the workers a shock – make a friendly gesture (5,5) 13. Always increasing? (8) 16. Implied threat if would-be husband doesn’t satisfy? (6) 17. Tell about being unpunctual (6) 18. Redhead goes to the back of the crude boat (4) 20. Prudently concealed being discourteo­us (4) KHAFENTLA I CZAEG E T URCERAF LMOMHA NYO I CWB I RBU I BTM EASAAAACRE­PQUEB TH I I GNBANARRSA I V I OPOLM I ZLEE I GO OAAGUABONN­ONTOL RDNNATOORE­N I YB I Y A S AWS AME B E S A AM COTMADCREL­NUAZB MOSAHCA I GEADDA I ALRDA I AN I SOANGA A I ACGR EGOH TWN AB EPTSAS I LTZARAHO GYTUN I AAANN I AGN Down 2. Unlikely (10) 3. Counterpar­t (4) 4. Painter (6) 5. Of the stars (6) 6. Vied (8) 7. Lead pellets (4) 11. Perform a greeting gesture (5,5) 13. All time to come (8) 16. Wooer (6) 17. Associate (6) 18. Floating platform (4) 20. Impolite (4) Scribble pad Split Decision C A V A D L I R I T Cross out one of the two letters in each divided square to reveal a completed crossword grid. D E E E A G F S N P S A L I E L Quiz Codeword R G G U N A W S 1. Which EastEnders character, played by Max Bowden, has been struggling with the deteriorat­ion of his hearing? Which device in a petrol engine vaporises the fuel and mixes it with air in the correct proportion­s? In which European country is the River Ebro? Who shot Lee Harvey Oswald in 1963? Which famous Yorkshire-born sculptor died in 1986? This puzzle has no clues. Instead, every number printed in the grid represents a letter, with the same number always representi­ng the same letter. For example, if 8 turns out to be a V, you can write in V wherever a square contains 8. Using your knowledge of words, complete the puzzle. What is the main organ of taste? Which famous mountain pass connects the Afghan capital Kabul with the city of Peshawar in Pakistan? Who was the famous daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise? For which former country was GDR an abbreviati­on? Which optical instrument consists of two telescopes fixed side by side? 6. S E D R N A E Y 7. Sudoku There is one simple rule in Sudoku. Each row and each column must contain the numbers 1 to 9, and so must each 3 x 3 box. 2. Easy 8. 3. 9. Q1 - Max Bowden 4. 10. 5. LAST WEEK’S SOLUTIONS Pathfinder Two-Speed Crossword FourFiveSe­conds, Unfaithful, Work, Take a Bow, Diamonds, Stay, Umbrella, Kiss it Better, Needed Me, What’s My Name?, Only Girl, Love on the Brain, Man Down, Rude Boy, Hate That I Love You, Don’t Stop the Music, Pon de Replay, Run This Town, Love the Way You Lie, What Now, Disturbia, Russian Roulette. Across: 7 Teach; 8 Ageless; 9 Tearful; 10 Tutor; 12 Settlement; 15 Amateurish; 18 Train; 19 Conform; 21 Priests; 22 Raven. Down: 1 Statecraft; 2 Japan; 3 Chef; 4 Ballet; 5 Neatness; 6 Heathen; 11 Retirement; 13 Evenness; 14 Paladin 16 Recess; 17 Solve; 20 Norm. Hard ABCDEFGHIJ­KLMNOPQRST­UVWXYZ Quiz Wordsquare 1 Grow Your Own at Home; 2 Chrysalis; 3 Earth; 4 Ton; 5 The Atlantic; 6 Belgium; 7 Eclipse; 8 John Le Carré; 9 Creosote; 10 Clint Eastwood. CLOCKWORK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 R A 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Wordsquare Split Decision Sudoku Give yourself ten minutes to find as many words as possible using the letters in the grid. Each word must use the central letter and at least 3 others, and letters may be used only once. You cannot use plurals, foreign words or proper nouns, but verb forms ending in ‘s’ are permitted. There is one 9-letter word to be found. HO T Y R EQU N N ANK E L A P S E RUU GOC ONS I L Codeword 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 How you rate: EOPA JMTGZNBCK LDUYSQRW I F VXH 6 words - average; 9 words - good; 12 words - very good; 15 or more - excellent. 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW

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