SHAB­BAT SCRAB­BLE

The Jewish Chronicle - - PUZZLES -

SOLVEOUR Shab­bat-friendly cross­word. Writ­ing is not re­quired — just use your Scrab­ble board and tiles to spell out the an­swers to the cryp­tic clues. HOW­TO­PLAY: Use the let­ter tiles from the game of Scrab­ble to spell out the an­swers to the clues be­low. Do not use the two blank tiles. Place the tiles on the Scrab­ble board ac­cord­ing to the grid ref­er­ences given with the clues. If you suc­cess­fully com­plete the puzzle, you will have used all 98 tiles. ACROSS 1E It’s a job for you and I to make a trin­ket. (5) 2B Draws back 5G. (5) 2I The end of a long Par­lia­ment. (4) 3K Are ap­a­thetic pota­toes found in this bed. (4) 3M A great dog. (4) 5G I heard it was Pete’s race track. (4) 6J Poor Ted’s weapon. (7) 7C It was once a vast ex­panse. (5) 7E One needs four and fifty to make bread. (5) 7H Elab­o­rate how you docked! (6) 8M Was also hearty in Cheshire. (4) 11B O! gosh, it’s S-shaped. (4) 11N Catch on to the small branch. (4) 13D Maria drank it up on the is­land. (3) DOWN 2B In­set on the tankard. (5) 3G At least 51 in the squad were filthy. (7) 5B 8M across or bust. (6) 6J Dog kept in dirty ken­nels. (4) 7C Bags of room in th­ese trousers. (6) 8G Con­vey by boat. (5) 8M Has­ten to start read­ing the hi­ero­glyph­ics. (3) 10J Live up to your rot­ten rep­u­ta­tion. (4) 11A Num­ber one re­turned the par­ti­cle. (3) 11E Re­mem­ber to change your min­der. (6) 11M And went on and on in wretched weather. (3) 13A He cer­tainly won’t chew the fat. (5) 14K Lady Smith was held up in Sid­ney Street. (5) 15D But for­get to fin­ish say­ing thanks. (4) ANSWERSNEXTWEEK ANSWERSTOLASTWEEK’SSCRABBLE ACROSS: In­jury, Bath, Squeal, Mad­der, Ex­ile One, Parka, Bit­ter, Ravel, Stud, Prune, Vista, Goof, DIY DOWN: Sinew, Monza, Tou­can, Dough, Ego, Pill­box , Metal, Wreck, Privet, Hold, Info, Fi­esta De­vised and com­piled by Derek Wine. SCRAB­BLE ® is a reg­is­tered trade­mark of JW Spear & Sons Ltd, Maiden­head SL6 4UB, Eng­land, un­der li­cence from Mat­tel Europa BV, a sub­sidiary of Mat­tel Inc., ©Mat­tel 2006.

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