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Dalby Herald - - PUZZLES LIFE -

ACROSS

1 Which small com­mon an­i­mal has changed lit­tle in 15 mil­lion years? (8)

7 What jew­elled or­na­men­tal band is worn in the hair? (5) 8 Which Lord fea­tured on a World War I re­cruit­ment poster? (9)

9 What long white vest­ment is worn by clergy? (3) 10 What is the nat­u­ral satel­lite of the Earth? (4) 11 What plas­ter mix­ture is com­monly ap­plied to ex­te­rior walls? (6)

13 What is nacre also known as? (6-2-5)

15 What is both part of an atom and a Malaysian make of car? (6)

16 What river forms much of the bound­ary be­tween Rus­sia and China? (4)

18 What is one-thou­sandth of an inch? (3)

20 From Greek for “the many”, what is a deroga­tory term for the com­mon peo­ple? (3,6)

21 Which ball­room dance orig­i­nated in Buenos Aires? (5) 22 Who is the pa­tron saint of car­pen­ters? (2,6)

DOWN

1 What is a Mus­lim physi­cian us­ing tra­di­tional reme­dies called? (5)

2 Car de­signer John DeLorean was born in which city? (7) 3 In Greek mythol­ogy, who could only re­peat the fi­nal syl­la­ble of ev­ery word she heard? (4)

4 What sci­en­tist stud­ies birds? (13)

5 Cho­co­late and co­coa are made from what bean-like seeds? (5)

6 What type of roof has a shal­lower slope above a steeper one on each side? (7)

7 What is the large mus­cle at the back of your up­per arms? (7)

12 Which coun­try is sur­rounded by the Repub­lic of South Africa? (7)

13 What 20,000-year old an­i­mal was dug from the Arc­tic ice in 1999? (7)

14 Whose book Now We Are Six first ap­peared in 1927? (1,1,5)

15 What word for cheap wine orig­i­nated from Aus­tralians’ mis­pro­nun­ci­a­tion of “blanc”? (5)

17 What Ger­man word means “em­pire”? (5)

19 Which team sport has the largest play­ing field? (4)

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