Clas­sic Chal­lenge

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HOW YOU CAN WIN

We dare you to take the Clas­sic Chal­lenge and try to solve this cross­word. When you have fin­ished, the let­ters in the li­lac squares, read­ing from left to right and top to bot­tom, will re­veal a word. Write this word only on the en­try coupon.

ACROSS

1 Prove to be false, like a the­ory (6) 5 Nancy ---, teen sleuth (4)

9 Greet­ing (5)

10 Arc­tic dog (5) 11 Astral cloud (6) 13 Upon (4)

15 Present (4) 16 Restora­tion to former health (14) 20 First man (4)

22 Writer (6)

24 In­dis­tinct (5)

25 Map (5)

27 Ot­toman (9)

28 Life draw­ings (5) 30 Guid­ing moral prin­ci­ple (5) 31 Re­s­pi­ra­tion dis­or­der (6) 33 Flight­less bird (4) 35 Those who study al­ge­bra, etc. (14) 39 Fas­tens (4)

41 Rim, cusp (4) 42 New­est (6)

45 At no time (5) 46 Great rel­ish (5) 47 Ashen colour (4)

48 Op­tic (6)

DOWN

1 --- Brad­man, crick­eter (3) 2 Baby's pro­tec­tive gear (3) 3 Army colour (5)

4 Sus­pect's ex­cuse (5)

5 Bed quilt (5)

6 What per­son? (3) 7 Sparkling wine (4) 8 Me­thod­i­cal (10) 12 Level, flat (4)

14 Thick string (5)

15 Grind one's teeth (5) 17 Un­der­pants (6) 18 Classes, lec­tures (7) 19 Rocky peak (3)

21 El­derly (4)

23 Able to float (7) 24 Rev­er­ing (10) 25 Cler­gy­man (6) 26 Con­stant dull pain (4) 29 School tests (5) 31 Per­formed (5)

32 Pig meat (3)

34 Fin­ishes (4)

36 Fu­neral poem (5) 37 Herb used in ouzo (5) 38 House of snow (5) 40 Jeal­ousy (4)

41 Work unit (3) 43 Elon­gated fish (3) 44 Road sur­fac­ing (3)

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