Ormskirk Advertiser : 2020-08-20

Puzzles : 20 : 20


Thursday, August 20, 2020 The Advertiser 20 Puzzles CRYPTIC CROSSWORD Weekly 1. To which family does the okapi belong? 10. What was the name of the charity collective that had a 1987 number one with Let It Be? A Monkey B Elephant C Giraffe D Dog A Live Aid B Band Aid C Ferry Aid D Cherry Aid 2. Which Russian composer wrote Prometheus and the Divine Poem? 11. Which comedienne performed Murder Most Horrid on TV? A Jennifer Saunders B Julie Walters C Jean Marsh D Dawn French A Rachmanino­ff B Scriabin C Tchaikovsk­y D Stravinsky 12. In which US state can the Grand Canyon and the Saguaro National Park be found? 3. How was the French fashion designer Gabrielle Chanel popularly known? Laura Carmichael See Question 15 A Arizona B Alabama C Arkansas D Alaska ACROSS DOWN A Bolo B Coco C Lola D Lala 7. Which British nurse, executed in World War I, is said to have claimed that ‘patriotism is not enough?’ 1. Most dice may be for purely internal use (8) Part of a popular song gives offence (5) My dear, it can be quite unpractica­l (6) A subject for deep study (12) Its launchers hope it will sink! (7) Toy that gives you endless repetition (2-2) White pillows can be something hard to get hold of (4-1-3-4) Repairmen take in article in turns (8) He won’t find drugs indispensa­ble (7) Remember and ring again? (6) Lad that is treated right may become perfect (5) A number help a servant (4) 1. Late, but if on time, not~late! (4) Dilatory perhaps, but performed with skill (8) A lump I have is substantia­l (7) Not late, but nearly lost a point (5) Wholly dedicated to remaining unmarried? (6-6) Urge that is audibly visible (6) New region to overlook (6) Concerning age-group reformatio­n (12) Defence of the absent (5) He should be fit to revise the tale (7) Perhaps an apt medal for a fruit grower (4,4) Drinks for sale, perhaps (4) 2. 3. 13. Which country did the British army fight in the Crimean War? 4. Which metallic element is represente­d by the symbol Fe? A Florence Nightingal­e B Edith Cavell C Catherine Richards D Betty Bragg 4. A France B Holland C Russia D America 9. A Copper B Silver C Gold D Iron 5. 6. 10. 7. 14. In which sport are banderilla­s used? 8. Of which ocean is the Bering Sea a section? 11. 5. What sort of creature is a palomino? A Polo B Fencing C Cricket D Bullfighti­ng 8. A Atlantic B Pacific C Arctic D Indian 13. 15. 17. A Lizard B Horse C Rat D Fish 12. 15. Which recent BBC One drama is based on the novel of the same name by Michael Robotham and stars Laura Carmichael and Jessica De Gouw as two pregnant women? 14. 20. 21. 6. Which single by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello recently spent six weeks at the top of the UK Chart? 9. What was the title of heirs to the French throne from 1350 to 1830? 16. 22. 18. A Delaporte B Soleil C Dauphin D Respin A Señorita B Mademoisel­le C Señor D Monsieur A When She Was Good B Life or Death C The Secret She Keeps D Good Girl, Bad Girl 23. 19. 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 E T R I PATTEN E C CN C D A Sort of protective shoe Beggar Cobbled street B C LADDER Using the clues provided, fill in each step of the ladder with a new word, changing one letter at a time. SOLUTIONS ROOF Chamber Bang Jeers Young men Play things 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 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 TOPS 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 L O

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