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20 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 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 6. Officer (7) 7. Commerce (5) 9. Air currents (5) 10. Handguns (7) 12. Chance (11) 14. Redeeming feature (6,5) 18. Gas (7) 19. Vision (5) 21. Dwelling (5) 22. Act of escaping (7) Cryptic Will Smith films Across Down 1. The daily record, I see, will show commonsens­e (5) 2. Provide support, but cause some delay (4,2) 3. See 20 Down 4. A man from the Mediterran­ean comes out of a trance (6) 5. Use fawning words at a duel, maybe (7) 8 & 21Ac. Art gallery? (7-5) 11 & 17Dn. Making progress counterfei­ting one side of a coin (7,5) 13. Continue to cause a rumpus (5,2) 15. I’m getting the staff duty (6) 16. To find the very peak, do some mountainee­ring, we hear, with a hatchet (6) 17. See 11 Down 20 & 3Dn. The fellows are after a bird – they commit themselves to writing (6) I E P EWR E H E P S U E S S NDELHETTEU­R I NYP EDNATEHNCO­DTHAP NCARKDAABF­NOFTK DEHOYSYVAG­ELEHC AYSU I ETREGGEBLA GELMAKAUSS­MEN IN ENSUS I XCN I AR I CE I DS I DADEOON I EAM ROYC I UQGCNMADHT OBDADESRSU­CHCHR BOSBVESEES­OFT IA ATDNENELAO­F T I RE NYOUOPTETE­SAOET EWRKW I NRSPARNAF 6. Temporary suspension in sentence by the Spanish officer (7) 7 & 9Ac. Not necessaril­y adverse blows to commerce (5-5) 9. See 7 Across 10. Firearms belonging to Nym’s companion? (7) 12. A single knocker, we’re told (11) 14. Rescuing the girl is a redeeming feature (6,5) 18. Gas inclined to be used around Pennsylvan­ia (7) 19. The ability to observe part of a rifle (5) 21. See 8 Down (5) 22. Grasp a method for escape (7) Down 1. Rational thought (5) 2. Hinder (4,2) 3. Males (3) 4. Greek (6) 5. Flatter (7) 8. Image (7) 11. Producing metal components (7) 13. Resume (5,2) 15. Tax (6) 16. Decisive moment (6) 17. In front (5) 20. Enclosure (3) Scribble pad Split Decision W C U H Y R D H Y A S S Cross out one of the two letters in each divided square to reveal a completed crossword grid. I T U M D G R T E E F I U S W A Quiz Codeword F L X B 1. Who directed Gregory Peck and Charlton Heston in the 1958 Western film The Big Country? Which sign of the zodiac is between Leo and Libra? What name is given to the religious practice of driving out evil spirits? Of which US state is Nashville the capital? Of which US state is Phoenix the capital? 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. 6. Which breed of dog has Cardigan and Pembroke varieties? What is a score of forty all in tennis called? Which instrument of the violin family is larger than a violin but smaller than a cello? Which French museum contains the Venus de Milo and the Mona Lisa? Which internatio­nal environmen­tal pressure group was founded in 1971? S A M C G R Y E E E Sudoku 7. 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. 8. 2. Easy 3. 9. Q1 - Catherine O’Hara 4. 10. 5. LAST WEEK’S SOLUTIONS Pathfinder Two-Speed Crossword Frida Kahlo, Francis Bacon, Salvador Dali, Paul Cezanne, Judith Leyster, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Henri Matisse, Edgar Degas, Gustav Klimt, Georgia O’Keeffe, Georges Seurat, Marc Chagall, Mary Cassatt, Johannes Vermeer, Rene Magritte, Alice Neel, Paula Rego. Across: 6 Tastier; 7 Wager; 9 Any; 10 Admission; 12 Astonishin­g; 15 Divining-rod; 17 Breakneck; 19 Too; 21 Ashen; 22 Dispose. Down: 1 Maine; 2 Ate; 3 Lead; 4 Falsehood; 5 Rebound; 8 Hiding; 11 Aspirates; 13 Orient; 14 Tigress; 16 Worse; 18 Chip; 20 Opt. Hard Quiz Wordsquare ABCDEFGHIJ­KLMNOPQRST­UVWXYZ 1 The Bidding Room; 2 Eight; 3 Gulf Stream; 4 Sodom and Gomorrah; 5 Ladybirds; 6 Bath; 7 Kent; 8 Harold Macmillan; 9 Lithuania; 10 Phobia. FORGIVING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 R I 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. 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