Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-08-19

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18 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 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 4. Formal permission (7) 8. Equine mammals (6) 9. Garments (7) 10. Fortune (6) 11. Lower (6) 12. Slowed down (8) 18. Wedding (8) 20. Contend (6) 21. Says (6) 22. Babies (7) 23. Author (6) 24. Study of the nature and behaviour of universe (7) Cryptic Child stars Across Down 1. They display bathroom equipment (7) 2. The scope of the Bard? (7) 3 & 23Ac. His work is eventually enveloped (6,6) I denigrate a Cypriot, maybe (8) 6. This is existing in the agreement I typed (6) 7. Mercilesss­ounding needle (6) 13 & 24Ac. Though it’s learnt in college, it’s practised at home (8,7) 14. One of the colours used for battle (7) 15. A resume to reform the law (7) 16. Lacking any definite scale for a beneficial medicine (6) 17. Face that shows how old Violet is! (6) 19. Sharp answer about legal misdeed (6) 4. See 18 Across 8. See 9 Across 9 & 8Ac. Just the mounts that people put their shirts on! (7,6) 10. It needs considerab­le resources to change the law (6) 11. Lower profit by the girl (6) 12. Held back by trade being in the red? (8) 18 & 4Ac. Authorisat­ion needed by new members of a union (8,7) 20. Work hard to refashion rivets (6) 21. Gives expression to the truest version (6) 22. First-class students (7) 23. See 3 Down 24. See 13 Down TSSGSTEELP­UDYCK HAANDLRHPS JAGAS OMAZ E I DASELRLJO TEB I LW I VAMANESN HYLOCKDCJY­DDAEA TADRAN I ASS I MHON FFANJ TRRERY I CNE E IE I CHGTPUD I SSA HLLRSABTOT­AECAL ACDA I MARNAL I I LO YLSDEELAJN­LLVDA YE L LCONBAMBE I AB M I LANDNNA I ENAEO OSWAE Y E T I HCDR I J N T AMML L S I RSWE LU 5. Down 1. Rainy spells (7) 2. Width (7) 3. Epistle (6) 5. Greek person, e.g. (8) 6. Being (6) 7. Type of yarn (6) 13. Of the home (8) 14. Purplish-red (7) 15. Gauge the size of (7) 16. Unaccented (6) 17. Face (6) 19. Witty reply (6) Scribble pad Split Decision S L S K S G O C Z P Cross out one of the two letters in each divided square to reveal a completed crossword grid. L P R T O A N O D H O T R N S E O U P T I Quiz Codeword N R 1. Who plays Gloria Steinem in the new BBC Two drama Mrs America, which also stars Cate Blanchett as conservati­ve campaigner Phyllis Schafly? Of which Caribbean country is Montego Bay the main tourist centre? Who wrote David Copperfiel­d? What name is given to the programs run by a computer, as opposed to the hardware? Which large bird of prey has bald, golden and sea varieties? 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. What name is given to jets of steam and hot water intermitte­ntly discharged from holes in the earth’s crust? Which of the Seven Wonders of the World was a bronze statue at the entrance to a harbour? Which gas has the symbol Ar? What nationalit­y was the explorer Fridtjof Nansen? Which inlet of the Atlantic between N Spain and W France is noted for its rough seas and high tides? E L L D P I A C S 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. 7. 2. Easy 8. 3. 9. 4. Q1 - Cate Blanchett 10. 5. LAST WEEK’S SOLUTIONS Pathfinder Two-Speed Crossword Ryan Giggs, Zlatan Ibrahimovi­c, Louis Saha, Phil Neville, David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, Roy Keane, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Cristiano Ronaldo, Michael Carrick, John O’Shea, Danny Welbeck, Robin Van Persie, Eric Cantona, Marcus Rashford, Juan Mata, Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Daley Blind. Across: 1 Pitchblend­e; 9 Ore; 10 Out of hand; 11 Siren; 13 Airways; 14 Macaws; 16 Relief; 18 Seepage; 19 Theta; 20 Eye-opener; 21 Roc; 22 Bridgehead­s. Down: 2 Ire; 3 Crown; 4 Batman; 5 Enforce; 6 Dramatise; 7 Toastmaste­r; 8 Ides of March; 12 Racketeer; 15 Wrapped; 17 Seance; 19 Three; 21 Rod. Hard Quiz ABCDEFGHIJ­KLMNOPQRST­UVWXYZ 1 Glow Up; 2 Lawrence Durrell; 3 Sarah Storey; 4 River Severn; 5 Arc de Triomphe; 6 Gale; 7 Marco Polo; 8 Armadillo; 9 Open University; 10 Queen Victoria. Wordsquare 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ECCENTRIC 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 U P 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. S TRAW W O A ABOU T R S E MO TOR MNG EPA I DN Codeword 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 How you rate: XHZY I JNSDWT VQ G LAKUE FRMBPOC 10 words - average; 15 words - good; 20 words - very good; 25 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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