Novem­ber cross­word

Sporting Gun - - COMPETITIONS - OC­TO­BER'S AN­SWERS: Across Down

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CLUES ACROSS

6 In­for­mal name for a com­mon

type of pi­geon (6)

7 _ foul­ing, a detri­ment

to ri­fle bores (6)

9 Wrin­kled as some coun­try

cloth­ing might be? (5)

10 Ter­rain that’s not on

the up and up (7)

11 _ game­keeper, chief po­si­tion

on the es­tate (4)

12 Game birds re­lated to the coot (8) 15 _ by Dis­tance, a ver­sion of the

Down-the-Line shoot­ing (8)

16 Type of gun spring (4)

19 Syn­thetic car­tridge wad (7)

21 Span­ish _ Dog, breed of gun­dog (5) 22 Gun­maker Rizzini (6)

23 In­sert more am­mu­ni­tion (6)

CLUES DOWN

1 Where to find a hare at its

peak, per­haps? (8)

2 Fe­male deer - reds or sikas (5)

3 & 8 down Also known as “lead”, it’s key to ac­cu­racy when shoot­ing mov­ing tar­gets (7,9)

4 The ini­tials of the gov­ern­ing

body for clay shoot­ing (4) 5 Lev­els of qual­ity of guns (6)

6 _ springer spaniel, breed

of Bri­tish ori­gin (5)

8 See 3 down

13 A gun’s sys­tem for the

re­moval of fired cases (8)

14 A hunted duck species (7)

15 Jumpy kind of bird feeder? (6) 17 Dis­missed em­ploy­ees who

pulled the trig­ger? (5)

18 Tra­di­tional fab­ric for

shoot­ing at­tire (5)

20 _ etched, how some guns

are en­graved (4)

1. Pluck­ing 6. Lu­cas 9. Bri­tain 10. Lugs 11. Stripped 13. Im­pact 14. Pub­lic 17. Top-en­try 19. Scut 21. Grounds 22. Skein 23. Gun lines

2. Ly­ing up 3. Clay 4. Ig­nite 5. Glo­ri­ous 7. Crop 8. Syn­di­cates 9. Bal­lis­tics 12. Scent­ing 15. Li­cence 16. Try-gun 18. Pate 20. Zoli

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