Aldershot News & Mail : 2020-09-09

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18 surreylive.news NEWS & MAIL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 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. Electric bulb sockets (4-7) 9. Clothing (7) 10. Coconut kernel (5) 11. Bird of prey (5) 12. See 16 Down. 13. Discussion (6) 15. Stress (6) 18. Courageous woman (7) 20. Loose (5) 22. Heads (5) 23. Inflatable rubber bag (7) 24. Uninvited guest (4-7) Cryptic Horror films Across Down 2. Imitating a noise of a bullet (5) 3. At the moment it’s a gift (7) 4. Not at home to adapt the equipment (6) 5. Cuts off the port facilities (5) 6. Substitute tough material with a flimsy one (7) 7. The attachment­s of companion vessels (11) 8. Father in delineatin­g a claim is meticulous (11) 14. A bitter mixture goes to the priest’s head (7) 16. & 12Ac. Iberian fortresses are figments of the imaginatio­n (7,2,5) 17. Arm one in society (6) 19. Susie could be the product of the marriage (5) 21. Think much of present-day source of mineral (5) 1. Torch-bearers? (4-7) 9. You’ll find me in train crash – personal cover required (7) 10. This yields oil for a little work in car readjustme­nt (5) 11. Easterly gale disturbed the winger (5) 12. See 16 Down. 13. Be back in appointed time for discussion (6) 15. Account shortened by American money – this may be grave! (6) 18. Leading lady takes drug before the end of the scene (7) 20. Not doing much business providing fuel (5) 22. Monastic heads (5) 23. Excessive inflation will destroy it (7) 24. The car gears are ruined by an intruder (4-7) I HELSERLK I ATTNE TTF I AF IA I BLEHO I FOOV I OTLLRURETN LLTHNG IE IST I GHR OWS G E D A R D S Y R E S O RCN I ADRTRBAAMA­N E S E F SWAPOYBORE I ARA I EMRYRPCHT AM MRRDOBHENS­YROON CA I EEENAHKNFY­DT D T S TWO L L U E A R T R B RA I HEERATNSV I EA UCCREFSO IET I ALT LEEOXU I NNRATCAH ABT LE JCEPANORME Down 2. Copying (5) 3. In attendance (7) 4. Set of clothes (6) 5. Wharves (5) 6. Supersede (7) 7. Alliances (11) 8. Extremely careful (11) 14. Clerical cap (7) 16 & 12Ac. Daydreams (7,2,5) 17. Limb (6) 19. Edition (5) 21. Love (5) Scribble pad Split Decision B U N M C P N E A E D P S R T O R Cross out one of the two letters in each divided square to reveal a completed crossword grid. E A N U N S I E E A O D Quiz Codeword A L L 1. Musicians including Joni Mitchell and Alice Cooper contribute­d to which recent Sky Documentar­ies twoparter about Hollywood Hills countercul­ture in the 1960s and 70s? What name is given to a straight line joining two points on a circle and passing through the centre? Of which African country is Luanda the capital? What does CB stand for in CB radio? 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. 5. Of which organ of the body is the tricuspid valve a part? Which nocturnal animal takes its name from the Afrikaans for earth pig? What name is given to the bureaucrac­y that implements government policies? In the Old Testament, who was the father of Joseph? Which Tibetan word meaning ‘snowman’ is another name for the Abominable Snowman? In which county is the resort of Clacton-onSea? S E V W N S E P A T Sudoku 6. 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. Easy 2. 8. 9. Q1 - Alice Cooper 3. 10. 4. 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 Antelope; 5 Data; 9 Till; 10 Stalwart; 11 Metre; 12 Nankeen; 13 General stores; 18 Integral; 19 Fair; 20 Publish; 21 Unity; 22 Deed; 23 Bracelet. Down: 2 Naivete; 3 Enlarge; 4 Patent leather; 6 Amateur; 7 Attends; 8 Planet; 13 Gripped; 14 Notable; 15 Regain; 16 Offence; 17 Epistle. Hard Quiz ABCDEFGHIJ­KLMNOPQRST­UVWXYZ 1 Small Soldiers; 2 Crimean War; 3 Legal aid; 4 New York City; 5 St Columba; 6 John the Baptist; 7 Geriatrics; 8 Lord’s; 9 Amelia Earhart; 10 Aberdeen Wordsquare GUARANTEE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 S 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 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. SWAMP T L E O L ED U O A TOWE L B L T TUN ARE I Codeword 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 How you rate: NSHMBR JAP FKX UCQVDTGOZE­W I L Y 20 words - average; 35 words - good; 45 words - very good; 60 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 . 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