Lennox Herald : 2020-05-19

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PUZZLES

1 www.lennoxhera­ld.co.uk 19.05.2020 PUZZLES and get your brain in gear Take a break BROUGHT TO YOU BY Quizword & Crossword Two-speed coffeebrea­k Two sets of clues – but the answers are the same. Two sets of clues, two different answers – all on the same grid. Choose one or the other. Quizword Cryptic clues ACROSS ACROSS Main field of riders in a cycling road race (7) Code word for the letter P in the NATO phonetic alphabet (4) 1915 short film written by and starring W C Fields (4,6) 1958 novel by Ed McBain (4,6) Unit of weight equal to 2,240 pounds (3) Otto —, German artist whose paintings include 1920’s Skat Players (3) James J —, 1935-37 World Heavyweigh­t boxing champion nicknamed The Cinderella Man (8) Georges —, French painter whose works include 1891 oil The Way to Calvary (7) Tony —, rugby union centre; 2001 France Test debutant against South Africa (5) SI unit of luminous flux (5) Son of Telamon; Greek hero of the Trojan War (4) 4 US bandleader known as The King of Jazz who died in 1967 (4,8) City in Florida, US, housing Lake Eola Park (7) John —, author of 1935 novel Butterfiel­d 8 (1,4) Dark long-necked bird similar to the cormorant (4) 1848 Charles Dickens novel featuring characters Walter Gay and Dr Parker Peps (6,3,3) Auguste —, French sculptor whose works include 1889’s The Burghers of Calais (5) Asleep another way, if you don’t mind (6) Attentive to wrong part (4) Left fool a bloomer, say (4) Stoppage is a hit (6) Time to order something (4) Yield a plant ovule, say (4) Rubbish on a list (4) Shade of credibilit­y (3) Flowers in sleigh (3) Cut in personnel (4) Pale sort of request (4) Groped around for fastening (4) Empty tin in barrel (6) Feeble sort of meal (4) Action that works both ways (4) Get comfortabl­e at home with the French (6) 6 1 5 4 8 7 6 9 8 9 7 10 10 12 14 16 17 20 23 11 12 and 15 12 13 14 24 25 26 Quick clues ACROSS DOWN 15 16 See 12 Across 14 Hindu goddess of destructio­n (4) Slow-moving Australian marsupial that feeds on eucalyptus leaves (5) Town in West Sussex housing an 11th-century castle (7) 2006 novel by Roddy Doyle (5,7) Gratify (6) Spellbound (4) Block of bread (4) Punch (6) Unit (4) Surrender (4) Schedule (4) Colour (3) Garland (3) Ship’s company (4) Entreaty (4) Cord (4) Unoccupied (6) Unable to walk (4) Document (4) Snuggle (6) Fake jewellery (5) Deserve (4) Vote (5) Pillage (4) Dessert (6) Easily frightened (5) Relax (4) On a single occasion (4) Small wave (6) Graphic (5) Black bird (5) Bishop’s headdress (5) Element (4) Small arrow (4) 1 4 7 8 9 10 12 14 16 17 1 2 3 4 5 6 27 19 Crossword 17 DOWN ACROSS DOWN Glue to fix a step (5) Merit of learning (4) Choose from selection (5) Arid sort of attack (4) Last course delivered faster (6) Chap I would find shy (5) Pleased with simplicity (4) Formerly in concert (4) Incite anger inside, very quietly, with little wave (6) Left university free to be sensationa­l (5) Enthuse to new bird (5) New remit for headwear (5) Metal guide (4) Rush to get a missile (4) 1 2 3 4 5 One’s own advantage (4-8) Tanned and dressed hide (7) Main artery (5) Having two parts (4) Personal integrity (6) Punctuatio­n mark (5) Limit the supply of (6) Sediment of wine (4) Jelly found in pork pies (5) Trade ban (7) At once (12) Nice (8) Close-fitting (5) Begin (5) Betrayal of one’s country (7) Operator (4) Mayonnaise-like dressing (5,5) Children’s tale (5,5) Was victorious (3) Of high temperatur­e (3) Just a few (3,2,3) Hide, obscure (7) Whinny (5) Subside (5) Sympathy (4) 21 6 1 2 3 4 18 11 13 8 20 22 9 10 12 14 15 16 19 15 16 18 19 5 6 6 11 13 DOWN 20 23 24 25 26 27 Edouard —, French painter whose works include 1894’s Les deux ecoliers (8) Donald —, composer and lyricist best known for his collaborat­ions with Michael Flanders (5) French city; capital of the former duchy of Burgundy (5) 1 7 15 11 12 21 22 2 16 21 22 13 14 17 18 20 18 19 Notes 3 21 22 Notes The name game 30-sec brain teaser Hidden in the grid is the name of a singer. Answer the questions, then rearrange the letters correspond­ing to your answers to fill in the name. Boost your brain power with our 30-second test. Start with the number on the left and follow the instructio­ns. Beginners should aim to complete the puzzle in 30 seconds. Intermedia­tes should finish their own puzzle and the Beginner’s Challenge. Genius players have 30 seconds to complete their own plus the Intermedia­te. Good luck! 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 BOX10: BOX7: BOX4: BOX1: What colour is the Cross Code taught in schools to raise road safety awareness? The Khmer Republic is the former name of which of the following countries? Which biblical figure had a coat of many colours? In which athletics event did Colin Jackson (pictured) break the world record in 1993? Benjamin (L) Adam (D) Joseph (M) Cambodia (N) Venezuela (K) Nigeria (G) Green (A) Red (U) Black (I) 400 metres (T) Javelin (S) 110 metres hurdles (W) BOX5: How many US Presidents have there been, including the current one? BOX8: What type of musical instrument is the timpani? BOX2: Ordinals, prime and cardinals are types of what? Anagram COLIN JACKSON PICTURE Woodwind (C) Percussion (N) Stringed (Z) 35 (F) 45 (J) 50 (P) Letter (Y) Number (H) Fraction (B) Solve our ten-letter anagram below BOX9: BOX6: In which profession would an articled clerk be training? Which actor played the lead role in the drama Foyle’s War? E P I C J O L T E R PUZZLES FOR 12 MAY BOX3: In the kids’ book series, what was Mog? Journalism (X) Law (N) Teaching (T) Michael Kitchen (E) David Jason (O) Michael Gambon (I) Cat (O) Dog (I) Mouse (U) Just what you’re looking for!

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