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22 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2020 BREAKTIME 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. Gazelle, e.g. (8) 5. Informatio­n (4) 9. Cash register (4) 10. Robust (8) 11. Unit of length (5) 12. Cotton fabric (7) 13. Shops selling various items (7,6) 18. Entire (8) 19. Impartial (4) 20. Produce printed matter (7) 21. Oneness (5) 22. Act (4) 23. Bangle (8) Cryptic Classic soap stars Across Down 1. Bet a long, striding gait is natural to it! (8) 5. Informatio­n obtained from the score-board at a cricket match (4) 9. A drawer of money (4) 10. Strong law is broken in the beginning (8) 11. It helps to make poetry and rhyme tremendous­ly effective (5) 12. Girl eager to provide cloth (7) 13. They’re not particular, presumably, about what they sell (7,6) 18. Possibly relating to the whole (8) 19. Just a tree outside (4) 20. Make a book? (7) 21. One I form out of uniformity (5) 22. A reversible action (4) 23. A small band or two allowed (8) 2. Odd native with Eastern simplicity (7) 3. Increase the confusion of the general (7) 4. The tea-planter provides material for shoes (6,7) 6. His play won’t earn him money (7) 7. Turns up and listens (7) It plays a starring role, but doesn’t shine (6) 13. Held – one’s interest (7) 14. Distinguis­hed but inept (7) 15. Win back in rain for example (6) 16. The crime of a receiver of stolen goods? (7) 17. Letter that is spelt badly (7) KBAGDDOYSA­GETER ENRUENTDNV­ASSBE WO L S K R B C I MMO I EW I AJACANLCY I PHRG BNEETANLOR­J FF IC EALVAP I I HKN I ER I I AG S NGN R BOWO T A T LRRZANEEYB­YODSE DORA I DPARHRREZO WK E KD E L RCOP E T R E EGAR I NGKBOBOHVH L LMOL I HERMEPV IC ERNEDADNAA­RTTUT GL LDGOEAL I TARBY HO I SJUNCKNPL I CK Down 8. 2. Innocence (7) 3. Make bigger (7) 4. Glossy shoe material (6,7) 6. Non-profession­al (7) 7. Is present at (7) 8. Celestial body (6) 13. Grasped (7) 14. Remarkable (7) 15. Get back (6) 16. Crime (7) 17. Letter (7) Scribble pad Split Decision S Y W S G M P M O E T A O L W L Cross out one of the two letters in each divided square to reveal a completed crossword grid. R T P O E D O U O I I P Quiz Codeword O E W D E A 1. Which 1998 film about action figures fitted with deadly microproce­ssors starred Kirsten Dunst? Of which war was the Battle of Inkerman a decisive battle? Which scheme allows a person’s legal costs to be paid from public funds? In which US city is Coney Island? Which Irish missionary and abbot set up a monastery on Iona? 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. In the New Testament, who was beheaded by Herod Antipas at the request of Salome? Which medical branch deals with the problems and diseases of old age? Which London cricket ground is the headquarte­rs of the MCC? Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean? Which Scottish city is known as the Granite City? P P U L T O E 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. Q1 - Kirsten Dunst 4. 5. 10. LAST WEEK’S SOLUTIONS Pathfinder Two-Speed Crossword Ken Barlow, Ian Beale, Jack Sugden, Dot Branning, Pat Evans, Gail Rodwell, Reg Hollis, June Ackland, Hilda Ogden, Morag Kerr, Zak Dingle, Diane Parker, Martin Platt, Ricky Butcher, Viv Hope, Bob Cryer, Bob Hope, Terry Woods, Zoe Tate, Ric Griffin, Jimmy Corkhill, Cindy Savage, Sophie Webster. Across: 1 Braise; 4 Writer; 9 Spanish onions; 10 Managed; 11 Label; 12 Gnome; 14 Aster; 18 Amass; 19 Leakage; 21 Beaten by a head; 22 Run dry; 23 Censer. Down: 1 Besoms; 2 Again and again; 3 Sling; 5 Rankles; 6 Trouble-makers; 7 Rustle; 8 Chide; 13 Masseur; 15 Jabber; 16 Clubs; 17 Tender; 20 Apace. Hard Quiz ABCDEFGHIJ­KLMNOPQRST­UVWXYZ 1 Domhnall Gleeson; 2 Coma; 3 Pampas; 4 Hanoi; 5 China; 6 Scott Joplin; 7 Durham; 8 Common Agricultur­al Policy; 9 Oscar Wilde; 10 St John. Wordsquare 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 ENJOYABLE 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 UC 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. CR I A N T DE C I HEA ED U S T VY AR T EUG A EN I Codeword 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 How you rate: K J BU EWMV Z OH FYS L I XCGRPDANQT 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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