Quiz­word & Cross­word

Blairgowrie Advertiser - - PUZZLES -

Two sets of clues, two dif­fer­ent an­swers – all on the same grid. Choose one or the other.

QUIZ­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 John Han­ning —, Devon-born ex­plorer who dis­cov­ered Lake Vic­to­ria in 1858 (5) 4 An­cient king­dom of the Sabeans (5) 10 City in NE Nether­lands; cap­i­tal of Dren­the province (5) 11 Large di­ur­nal bird of prey of the hawk fam­ily that feeds on car­rion (7) 12 See 26 Across 13 Chess­man of the low­est the­o­ret­i­cal value (4) 15 Wes­ley —, Cler­mont Au­vergne rugby union cen­tre/wing who scored a try on his 2012 France Test de­but against Italy (6) 17 Widely cul­ti­vated plant with a large yel­low or white ed­i­ble root (6) 19 In­dus­trial city in NW France; cap­i­tal of Cal­va­dos de­part­ment (4) 20 Medic­i­nal herb of the daisy fam­ily (8) 23 and 5 Down 1999 com­edy-drama film star­ring Ju­lia Roberts and Hugh Grant (7,4) 24 One of a class of su­per­nat­u­ral crea­tures in Scan­di­na­vian folk­lore that dwell in caves and moun­tains (5) 25 For­mer name of Hagatna, cap­i­tal of the Pa­cific is­land of Guam (5) 26 and 12 Nether­lands penalty scorer in the 1974 FIFA World Cup Fi­nal against West Ger­many (5,8)

DOWN

2 See 21 Down 3 2005 ac­tion film star­ring Naomi Watts and Jack Black (4,4) 5 See 23 Across 6 Di­eter —, 1992 Olympic 5,000m gold medal­list (7) 7 and 8 The —, 1984 BBC TV sit­com star­ring Ron­nie Barker and Sharon Mor­gan (11,5) 8 See 7 Down 9 Tele­vi­sion pre­sen­ter whose cred­its in­clude No Lim­its, Word­play and Big­heads (5,6) 14 Son of Vin­cen­tio and suitor of Bianca in Wil­liam Shake­speare play The Tam­ing of the Shrew (8) 16 Jacques —, 2003 World Cham­pi­onships high jump gold medal­list (7) 18 Lough —, largest lake in the Bri­tish Isles (5) 21 and 2 Hero­ine of 1932 Stella Gib­bons novel Cold Com­fort Farm (5,5) 22 Olympic sail­ing class won by GB’s Giles Scott in 2016 (4)

CROSS­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Run away to wed (5) 4 Fly without power (5) 10 Oak tree fruit (5) 11 Spray can (7) 12 No longer in use (8) 13 Span­ish sparkling wine (4) 15 Hare-like mam­mal (6) 17 Large group of singers (6) 19 Pig sound (4) 20 Pas­sage in a school build­ing (8) 23 Far­ci­cal trav­esty (7) 24 Men­tal pic­ture (5) 25 Pur­suit (5) 26 Ap­plaud vo­cally (5)

DOWN

2 Plun­ders (5) 3 Light slen­der nail (5,3) 5 Cook­ing fat (4) 6 To­tal loss of hope (7) 7 Peo­ple el­i­gi­ble to work (6,5) 8 Flavour (5) 9 Badly matched (3-8) 14 Rude or surly (8) 16 Be­low (7) 18 Elec­tric­ity sup­ply (5) 21 Hang or ar­range in folds (5) 22 In­ner planet (4)

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