COUN­TRY­SIDE CROSSWORD

Countryfile Magazine - - Lazy Days - by Ed­die James

ACROSS

1 Large draught horses for coun­ties? (6) 5 Pig clean – pop­py­cock! (7) 9/13 Rev­o­lu­tion­ary method of grow­ing dif­fer­ent veg­eta­bles! (4,8) 10 An­other name for the moun­tain ash (5) 11 Small stream (sounds like a Welsh re­sort) (4) 12 Back on land, a horse moved (6) 13 See 9ac. 15 Fen­land mar­ket town ... in Lewis (be chary) (7) 17 Grass-like wet­land plants (6) 18 Coun­try houses Ro­mans ru­ined (6) 20 Com­mon moor­land fern (7) 22 Hor­ti­cul­tural dealer, Sam, needs to change (8) 23 Walk­ers of these don’t barge along them! (6) 25 Ir­ish county’s type of salad dress­ing, in short (4) 26 By which a walker might en­ter a field – could be a squeeze (5) 27 If out­go­ing, then a walk to Devon’s Burgh Is­land pos­si­ble? (4) 28 Cork coastal re­sort’s un­usual sea link (7) 29 Boat­man on River Cam, for ex­am­ple (one who takes a gam­ble?) (6)

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2 In short, county lo­ca­tion of Veru­lamium (5) 3 Birds of prey dis­turb­ing par­rots? (7) 4 Slop­ing mass of loose rocks ... in Thames creek (5) 5 Vil­lage with par­son­age on the Bronte Way (7) 6 Liquor from ju­niper berries, or an an­i­mal trap (3) 7 Ex­poses to the ac­tion of air – as a tree, per­haps (7) 8 Fes­ti­val when mon­strous pump­kins are carved! (9) 14 Devon Trail named after an ot­ter (5) 15 The shape of Pen-y-Ghent – tor­tu­ous beach walk (9) 16 Sur­rey mar­ket town with a racy com­mon! (5) 19 The lo­ca­tion of Ed­in­burgh’s Royal Mile (not wold, any­how) (3,4) 20 Bea­con ... comes be­fore a cer­tain Novem­ber night (7) 21 Partly trekking to Newport – for town on Offa’s Dyke (7) 23 Fledg­ling’s cry sounds eco­nom­i­cal (5) 24 Gate­keeper’s cot­tage and beavers’ home (5) 26 It ends a coast to coast walk, wher­ever you start from (3

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