Ormskirk Advertiser : 2020-08-13

Puzzles : 20 : 20

Puzzles

Thursday, August 13, 2020 The Advertiser 20 Puzzles CRYPTIC CROSSWORD Weekly 1. What is the symbol of the element sodium? 10. Which philosophe­r wrote the influentia­l work I and Thou? A Na B K C Pa D So A Martin Buber B Immanuel Kant C Edward Bouverie Pusey D Karl Marx 2. Which country is also known as Eire? 11. What is the fourth constellat­ion of the Zodiac? A Northern Ireland B Scotland C The Republic of Ireland D Wales A Leo B Pisces C Libra D Cancer 3. Who was appointed Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town in 1986? 12. Which mischievou­s fairy also called Robin Goodfellow appears in Shakespear­e’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream? Neil Young See Question 15 A Desmond Tutu B Roger Tutu C Horace Tutu D Leonard Tutu ACROSS DOWN A Dogberry B Ariel C Prospero D Puck 7. Which author wrote the novel Manhattan Transfer and the U.S.A Trilogy? 6. They took over from the 1. They’re blown up to provide smoother travel (5) night shift (7) A Anthony Burgess B Mervyn Peake C John Dos Passos D Chinua Achebe 2. Conflict over a study for a 7. Her heart is across the 4. Who wrote I, Claudius and Claudius the God? college head (6) 13. Who was the Indian boy in Kipling’s Jungle Books? Atlantic (5) 3. Game on a shoe-string (3) A Joshua Podro B T.E. Lawrence C Robert Graves D Allan Sillitoe 9. Legal actions? (5) A Tonto B Baloo C Shere Khan D Mowgli 4. Visible remains of an 10. Makes straight for it (7) ancient undertakin­g (6) 8. Which comedy team had a 1956 Top Ten hit with I’m Walking Backwards for Christmas? 5. Arched and jumped (7) 12. An amusing host? (11) 8. Possibly to many a branch 5. Who hosted the live BBC One sports chat show On Side? 14. Timid extras, perhaps, filling 14. Who played Bob in the classic comedy series The Likely Lads? of medicine (7) A Monty Python B The Geeks C The Two Ronnies D The Goons in at another job (11) A Barry Fry B Desmond Lynam C John Inverdale D Gary Lineker 11. It was in form when A Raymond Brewster B Richard Bowles C Roger Black D Rodney Bewes 18. Affected to have worked young (7) hard at school (7) 13. Sounds like Dad means to be more distant (7) 19. Front cover? (5) 6. Which Sky Atlantic drama, set in 1990s Boston, stars Kevin Bacon and Aldis Hodge as an unlikely crime-fighting duo? 9. In which year was the classic Western High Noon, starring Gary Cooper, released? 15. God that is around for 21. Intends to give me a short 15. What is the title of the 40th and latest studio album from Canadian singer Neil Young? curing purposes (6) answer (5) 16. Easily swayed? (6) A 1962 B 1952 C 1939 D 1948 22. A producer and transporte­r 17. He wants a hand (5) A Suburb in a Valley B City on a Hill C Crime in a Street D Town on a River A Organic B Homegrown C Local D Free Range of coal (7) 20. Pea jacket? (3) 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 C L A L Y MINATORY P E IS C D A B C Threatenin­g Insignific­ant Part of a monastery building LADDER Using the clues provided, fill in each step of the ladder with a new word, changing one letter at a time. SOLUTIONS LAKE Feeble Knighted woman Risk Pointed projectile A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Dessert 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 N O 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 TARN

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