Prize cross­word

Sunday Herald Life - - CROSSWORDS ETC -

ACROSS

1 Around ten, usual time, mugs put out in rear sec­tion (7,7)

9 As­sume guide wants those in case on dis­play (4,2,4) 10 Quar­ter of sta­dium’s not new (4) 11 Bold sons oc­cu­py­ing couch (5) 13 De­tails: no band at func­tion, ac­tu­ally (2,4) 16 Con­vict’s re­turned ar­ti­cle, to be fair (4) 17 Re­pair tent if able – shabby (4-6) 19 Veg­etable chap planted in bank many times (10) 20 Ex­tract on page 151 (4) 22 In short just call (6) 23 Ready to check game’s date? (5) 26 Take off wrong top (4) 27 Craves cool com­po­si­tion used by singer… (5,5)

28 …Quiet num­ber with dif­fer­ent beat that has prom­ise (3,7,4) DOWN 2 Ap­pre­ci­ate hav­ing rest over week­end (4) 3 Char­ac­ter on ra­dio wants to talk about aid for brew­ers (3,3) 4 Aw­fully rude novel’s open (10) 5 Cat climb­ing out of a ditch (4) 6 New form, en­ter claim re­lat­ing to trade (10) 7 Odds on trap catch­ing sailor – pair with small di­a­monds (8,6)

8 Dad saw Grant and Reg be­com­ing hos­tile to each other (2,7,5) 11 Block of flats is plan vil­lagers op­pose (5) 14 Ad’s not fin­ished, model get­ting tense (10)

15 Fit­ted with a metal rod de­signed to se­cure its lid (6-4) 18 Brown river cov­ers wooden sides (5) 21 Gosh, mid­dle’s gone, what a shame – it’s in pieces (6) 24 Fel­low of­fi­cer on horse (4) 25 Bucket in steam mu­seum shed (4) Last week’s win­ner: Linda Brooks, Wishaw Oc­to­ber 22 win­ner: Mr A. Reilly Glas­gow

Last week’s so­lu­tion:

Across: 1 Braised, 5 Fall out, 9 Spa town, 10 Neck­ing, 11 Theme, 12 Royal Mint, 13 Port­fo­lio, 15 Canny, 16 So­lar, 18 Awestruck, 21 Ur­ban myth, 24 Marry, 25 Per­sona, 26 L-driver, 27 Pel­lets, 28 Non-slip.

Down: 1 Bus stop, 2 Am­a­teur, 3 Spo­ken for, 4 Diner, 5 Funny bone, 6 Lo­cal, 7 Opin­ion, 8 Tightly, 14 Leap years, 15 Cata­ma­ran, 16 Stump up, 17 Lib­eral, 19 Un­ravel, 20 Key grip, 22 No-one, 23 He­len.

DJTB

The Sun­day Her­ald has joined forces with Ox­ford Univer­sity Press to award a copy of the Ox­ford Dic­tionary Of English, worth £39.99, to the first cor­rect en­try which ar­rives by first post on Thurs­day. Please la­bel the en­ve­lope “cross­word” and send to the Sun­day Her­ald, PO Box 946, Mar­ket­ing De­part­ment, 200 Ren­field Street, Glas­gow G2 3QB.

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