Quiz­word & Cross­word

Rutherglen Reformer - - Puzzles -

Two sets of clues, two dif­fer­ent an­swers – all on the same grid. Choose one or the other.

QUIZ­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 See 17 Across 4 Disem­bod­ied hand in US tele­vi­sion com­edy se­ries The Ad­dams Fam­ily (5) 10 Muse of love po­etry in Greek mythol­ogy (5) 11 Ge­of­frey —, au­thor of The Can­ter­bury Tales buried in Po­ets’ Cor­ner, West­min­ster Abbey (7) 12 Cap­i­tal of Ogun state, SW Nige­ria (8) 13 Al­fred —, US stage actor who mar­ried Lynn Fon­tanne in 1922 (4) 15 Sign of the zo­diac also called the Twins (6)

17 and 1 1997 film drama star­ring Ka­trin Cartlidge and Lynda Stead­man (6,5) 19 Long­est river in Africa (4) 20 Labour MP for Le­ices­ter East from 1987; cur­rent Chair of the Home Affairs Com­mit­tee (5,3) 23 20th let­ter in the Greek al­pha­bet (7) 24 Tea —, ac­tress who played Kate Reynolds in 2000 com­edy-drama film The Fam­ily Man (5) 25 Fed­eral state of W Aus­tria; cap­i­tal Inns­bruck (5) 26 Patsy —, in­au­gu­ral win­ner of the UK Cham­pi­onship snooker tour­na­ment in 1977 (5)

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2 Digby —, Honda Heat and for­mer Aus­tralia rugby union wing and cen­tre (5) 3 The —, 1994 an­i­mated film star­ring the voice tal­ent of Matthew Brod­er­ick and Jonathan Tay­lor Thomas (4,4) 5 Lew —, win­ner of the 1956 Aus­tralian Cham­pi­onships sin­gles ten­nis ti­tle (4) 6 Bat such as the Com­mon — or Ja­panese — (7) 7 Genus of plants na­tive to south­ern Africa and Aus­tralia with red, pink or white flow­ers (11) 8 In math­e­mat­ics, an an­gle of less than 90 de­grees (5) 9 Ge­o­log­i­cal aeon; the later part of the Pre­cam­brian aeon (11) 14 Spring on Mount Par­nas­sus sa­cred to Apollo and the Muses (8) 16 Sweet for­ti­fied Madeira wine (7) 18 Jules —, French au­thor of 1873 novel Around the World in Eighty Days (5) 21 Bowed stringed in­stru­ment as­so­ci­ated with mu­si­cians Lionel Ter­tis and Emanuel Vardi (5) 22 Name by which Saint Eras­mus of Formia, the pa­tron saint of sailors, is also known (4)

CROSS­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Cau­tions (5) 4 Ve­rac­ity (5) 10 Hang­man’s hal­ter (5) 11 An­tag­o­nis­tic (7) 12 No longer in use (8) 13 Diesel oil (4) 15 Stub­born (6) 17 Rough draw­ing (6) 19 Dis­cre­tion (4) 20 Rigid or un­yield­ing (4-4) 23 Func­tion (7) 24 Horse­man’s pike (5) 25 Sleep nois­ily (5) 26 Valu­able com­mod­ity (5)

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2 Par­ti­cles of mat­ter (5) 3 Un­nec­es­sary (8) 5 Cor­rode (4) 6 Spear with three prongs (7) 7 Data (11) 8 Snooker ball colour (5) 9 Clumsy (5-6) 14 Ninepins (8) 16 Slop­ing read­ing desk (7) 18 Ship of the desert (5) 21 Wash out (5) 22 Cou­ple (4)

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