Quiz­word & Crossword

The Galloway News - - Puzzles -

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

Quiz­word ACROSS

6 1993 comedy-drama film star­ring

Jack Lem­mon and Wal­ter Matthau (6,3,3) 8 Green min­eral com­mon in meta­mor­phic rocks (7) 9 Pop­u­lar name for the ma­chine that ran­domly se­lects win­ning Pre­mium Bonds num­bers in Bri­tain (5)

10 Light slen­der flex­i­ble sword tipped by a but­ton (4) 12 and 1 Down Vols­cian gen­eral in Wil­liam Shake­speare play Co­ri­olanus (6,8)

14 City in Bouches-du-Rhone, France, hous­ing a Ro­man am­phithe­atre (5)

15 D J —, Eng­land Test crick­eter who hit an un­beaten 110 against South Africa in Dur­ban in 1957 (6) 16 and 5 Down US golfer; 1977, 1982 and 1986 Do­ral-Eastern Open tour­na­ment win­ner (4,4)

19 Cleo —, Brazil-born comedy ac­tress noted for her ap­pear­ances with Kenny Everett (5) 21 Mediter­ranean va­ri­ety of wild mar­jo­ram (7) 22 MLB team; 2008 Amer­i­can League Cham­pi­onship

Se­ries win­ners and World Se­ries run­ners-up (5,3,4)

DOWN

1 See 12 Across

2 Gio —, rugby union full-back and wing; 2010 South Africa Test debu­tant against Wales (5)

3 Port in Kent; Cae­sar’s first point of at­tack in the 55 BC in­va­sion of Bri­tain (5)

4 King of Pherae, Thes­saly, in Greek mythol­ogy mar­ried to Al­ces­tis (7)

5 See 16 Across 6 and 17 1961 fam­ily film star­ring Don­ald Crisp and Lau­rence Nai­smith (10,5)

7 2006 Tony Award Best Mu­si­cal win­ner based on the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Sea­sons (6,4) 11 Mone­tary unit worth one hun­dredth of a Swedish krona (3) 12 Num­ber rep­re­sented by X in Ro­man nu­mer­als (3)

13 So­nia —, 1978 Com­mon­wealth 100m gold medal­list (8) 14 Kirstie —, co-pre­sen­ter of Chan­nel 4 tele­vi­sion se­ries Lo­ca­tion, Lo­ca­tion, Lo­ca­tion (7) 17 See 6 Down

18 Sa­muel —, Bri­tish di­arist and naval ad­min­is­tra­tor who died in 1703 (5)

20 Fos­sil fuel con­sist­ing of car­bonised vegetable mat­ter (4)

Crossword ACROSS

6 Tra­di­tional be­lief which is of­ten er­ro­neous (3,5,4) 8 Sew­ing aid (7)

9 Ap­pears (5)

10 Smooth and level (4)

12 Golf club (6)

14 Light boat (5)

15 Even chance or risk (4-2)

16 Husks of ce­real grain (4)

19 Christ­mas hymn (5)

21 Ex­ten­sive slaugh­ter (7) 22 Time when a de­ci­sive

change oc­curs (7,5)

DOWN

1 Naval com­man­ders (8) 2 Arms or legs (5)

3 At no time (5)

4 Un­der dis­cus­sion (2,5) 5 Run away (4)

6 Un­avail­able for sale (3,2,5)

7 Se­vere, harsh (10) 11 Ori­en­teer­ing aid (3)

12 Deep round con­tainer (3) 13 Wa­ter tor­toise (8)

14 Game played with cir­cu­lar flat stones (7) 17 Su­gary coat­ing for cakes (5)

18 Un­der­ground vault (5) 20 Over­whelm­ing de­feat (4)

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