Quiz­word & Cross­word

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

Rutherglen Reformer - - Puzzles -

QUIZ­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Clif­ford —, au­thor of the stage plays Wait­ing for Lefty and Clash by Night (5) 4 Pre­served county in SE Wales (5) 10 Ja­panese verse form in 17 syl­la­bles (5) 11 Percy —, pre­sen­ter of BBC TV pro­gramme Gar­den­ers’ World from 1969-76 (7) 12 1993 film drama star­ring Holly Hunter and Har­vey Kei­tel (3,5) 13 Paul Gus­tave —, 19th-cen­tury French il­lus­tra­tor of works by Ra­belais (4) 15 Lon­don Un­der­ground line coloured yellow on the Tube map (6) 17 The —, 2005 novel by John Gr­isham (6) 19 Is­land in the In­ner He­brides; site of an abbey founded by St Columba (4) 20 For­ward sec­tion of a mis­sile, air­craft or rocket (4,4) 23 Bone of the leg also called a patella (7) 24 Group or set of 20 (5) 25 Tree whose leaves are at­tached by long flat­tened stalks so that they quiver in the wind (5) 26 JC —, Eng­land Test crick­eter who took 10-53 and 9-37 against Aus­tralia at Old Traf­ford in 1956 (5)

DOWN

2 2005 novel by James Sal­lis (5) 3 Metal censer sus­pended from chains in which in­cense is burnt dur­ing church ser­vices (8) 5 River that flows into More­cambe Bay at Fleet­wood (4)

6 and 16 Ice hockey team; 1994 Stan­ley Cup Fi­nal win­ners (3,4,7) 7 2004 film com­edy star­ring Shawn and Mar­lon Wayans (5,6) 8 Jule —, com­poser of the mu­sic for Broad­way mu­si­cals Gypsy and Hal­lelu­jah, Baby! (5) 9 Small song­bird with a curved bill, such as UK resident the com­mon — (11) 14 The —, 1951 novel by Ni­cholas Mon­sar­rat (5,3) 16 See 6 Down 18 Wil­liam —, WBA Mid­dleweight cham­pion from 1996-97 (5) 21 Colour­less gas formed by an elec­tric dis­charge in water (5) 22 Skin dis­or­der caused by in­flam­ma­tion of the glands found chiefly in ado­les­cents (4)

CROSS­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Game be­tween lo­cal teams (5) 4 Move to mu­sic (5) 10 Greek let­ter (5) 11 Year­book (7) 12 Valu­able or rare thing (4,4) 13 Ap­prox­i­mately (2,2) 15 Foot part (6) 17 Slow sen­ti­men­tal song (6) 19 Ad­he­sive (4) 20 Call­ing (8) 23 Stub­bornly res­o­lute (7) 24 Weak and del­i­cate (5) 25 End of life (5) 26 Be­low (5)

DOWN

2 Evict (5) 3 Be­ing in a fresh and un­used con­di­tion (5-3) 5 In­ten­tions (4) 6 Reg­u­late (7) 7 Nitrous ox­ide (8,3) 8 Lariat (5) 9 In an ap­pro­pri­ate man­ner (11) 14 Fuel or sol­vent type (8) 16 Food item (7) 18 Divi­sion of the year (5) 21 Fu­ri­ous (5) 22 Stop (4)

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