Lennox Herald : 2020-05-19

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4 www.lennoxhera­ld.co.uk 19.05.2020 Puzzles CRYPTIC CROSSWORD Weekly General Knowledge Quiz 10. Which chemical element is represente­d by the symbol Co? 1. Who wrote the novels To the Lighthouse and The Voyage Out? A Cobalt B Copper C Chlorine D Coperniciu­m A Charlotte Brontë B Jane Austen C Virginia Woolf D George Eliot 11. What do the letters CJD stand for? 2. In which century was Mary I Queen of England? A Cranium-Joinery Disease B Caspian-Johnson Disease C Creutzfeld­t-Jakob Disease D Crusoe-James Disease A 16th B 15th C 14th D 17th 12. What is the capital city of Fiji? 3. Who was the first Roman emperor? A Guava B Suva C Maka D Java John Barnes See Question 15 A Caligula B Caius C Augustus D Lepidus ACROSS DOWN 7. Which Australian-born actor wrote the autobiogra­phy My Wicked Wicked Ways? 1. He suffers from a complete 2. A fabric in dispute (2,5) 13. In what town is the Australian soap Home and Away set? lack of balance (8) 3. An opening for an opener (7) A Paul Hogan B Mel Gibson C Errol Flynn D Warren Beatty 4. What were the Transforme­rs? A Summer Bay B Erinsborou­gh C Oakey D Pleasure Beach 5. Unchanging instructio­n 4. A breakdown specialist (13) A Mutants B Monsters C Ghosts D Robots written in haste to printers (4) 6. Stumble on crude oil in N. 9. Offhand and breezy (4) Africa (7) 10. Many diet, perhaps, but this 7. Fresh letters of support? (7) 14. What name is given to a boat whose hull is raised out of the water by foils when moving at speed? could blow them out! (8) 8. Of which South American republic is Paramaribo the capital? 8. Ambush a lay-about in the 5. In which English county is the country house Dorneywood? 11. Legally prevent poets being street (6) translated (5) A Hertfordsh­ire B Northampto­nshire C Leicesters­hire D Buckingham­shire 13. Attacks brutal people (7) A Speedboat B Hydrofoil C Hydrojet D Wavebreake­r A Guyana B Venezuela C Suriname D Paraguay 12. Offer resistance? (4,3) 14. Half the dinner goes for wild 13. What a chairman leads? (9,4) dogs (7) 18. Blind man? (8) 15. Low-down advice to a 19. A wooden trunk (4) 6. Which ITV crime series stars American actor Rob Lowe as a police chief who relocates to Lincolnshi­re in an attempt to flee his painful past? 15. Footballer John Barnes and singer Charlotte Church were among the celebritie­s recently competing in a special edition of which ITV game show? mermaid-catcher? (6) 20. It may supply you, 9. Which composer’s Adagietto from his 5th Symphony was used in the film Death In Venice? 16. The French prohibitio­n on a provisiona­lly at least (7) M. East republic (7) 21. Hands joined together (5) A Gustav Mahler B Ludwig van Beethoven C Andrea Gabrieli D Zoltan Kodaly 17. Don’t agree it could be 22. Shilling deposit for a scarf (4) A Lone Will B Wild Bill C Tame Tom D Rough Rob A The Chase B Catchphras­e C Who Wants to Be a Millionair­e? D Tipping Point dangerous (4,3) 23. There’s no end to it (8) MIRROR IMAGE CODEWORD WORDWHEEL Which of the shapes below is an exact mirror image of the shape on the right? WORDWISE 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. Find as many words as possible using the letters in the wheel. Each must use the hub letter and at least 3 others. Letters may be used only once. You cannot use plurals, foreign words or proper nouns. There is at least one 9-letter word to be found. The word may sound familiar but do you know what it means? A B A S R G M SALSUGINOU­S R E EN C D A B C Mud-like Growing in salty soil Free-swimming LADDER Using the clues provided, fill in each step of the ladder with a new word, changing one letter at a time. SOLUTIONS BULL Fee Intend to Untamed Gust Bird arm ABCDEFGHIJ­KLMNOPQRST­UVWXYZ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 RING 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 AN

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