WEEKLY CROSS­WORD

Angling Times (UK) - - YOUR FISHING WEEK -

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Across

1 Its grub and nest make a deadly bait (4) 3 A fly-fish­ing rig – lets you down gen­tly! (9) 9 Foul-hook a fish in­ten­tion­ally (6) 10 Ir­ish prov­ince – *er, lis­ten out! (8) 11 Keep­net ma­te­rial (4) 12 Glas­gow’s river (5) 13 Han­dle sec­tion of rod (4) 14 Der­went is long­est river in this county (ab­brev.) (6) 16 Matt ___, 3-times Ju­nior World Champ (7) 18 Be­ta­l­ights are a form of these (8) 20 Small ca­sual restau­rant (6) 21 Mid­dles­bor­ough is on this river (4) 23 Vote for – some hy­dro­elec­tric­ity! (5) 25 Bury Hill angling coach / au­thor, __ Evans (4) 26 Kill e.g. with a priest (8) 28 Dorch­ester day-ticket wa­ter, _ Lakes (*rich do) (6) 29 Wet fly used mainly for sea trout (*a darn axle) (9) 30 A ditch or mound to pre­vent flood­ing (4)

Down

1 Wa­ter­way __ _ Scheme per­mits fish­ing on some canal stretches (*darn sewer!) (9) 2 Shrops. fish­ery, The ___ ... some visit Ch­ester (5) 4 Sev­ern vil­lage up­stream of Bewd­ley (*layer) (5) 5 Liquorice-like bait flavour­ing (7) 6 Possesses – some pi­ranha spec­i­mens (3) 7 Its trib­u­taries in­clude Tame and Der­went (5) 8 A flick-tip pole sec­tion ab­sorbs ___ (6) 13 In brief, (for­mer) county of rivers Pang and Lam­bourn (5) 15 Takes the bait? (5) 16 In brief, a mod­ern nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem (3) 17 County lo­ca­tion of rivers Swale and Aire (9) 19 Lan­cashire city on the Ribble (7) 20 A bar­bel is a __-feeder (6) 22 Town linked with Ep­som – in Lake Wel­land! (5) 24 Sur­rey town near river Mole (*here’s) (5) 25 Stony, craggy (5) 27 Vi­ral in­fec­tion of fish, carp __ (3)

An­swers from Novem­ber 1 –Across: 1 Spombs 5 Bumps off 9 In­ac­tive 10 Gen­tle 11 Mal­let 12 Zoomers 14 Pin­cers 16 Bel­uga 18 Red­car 20 Newquay 22 Beached 23 FIPSed 24 Win­ter 26 Line clip 27 Clonkers 28 Sus­sex. Down: 2 Pineap­ple 3 Mu­cilin 4 Skirt 5 Breezes 6 MSG 7 Sand eel 8 Fills 13 Oxbow 15 Earth 17 Glyc­er­ine 19 Clay­ton 20 No­d­ules 21 Un­picks 22 Brill 23 Fangs 25 Rye.

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