The Quiz

The Saturday Paper - - The Week | Contents - Com­piled by Cindy Mac­Don­ald

1. To which coun­try was United States Gen­eral Dou­glas MacArthur on March 11, 1942 re­fer­ring when he de­clared, “I shall re­turn”?

2. Hen­ley, cowl and boat are all kinds of what?

3. What is the of­fi­cial res­i­dence of the Duke and Duchess of Cam­bridge?

4. Am­ber­gris is pro­duced where?

5. Who pre­ceded Nel­son Man­dela as pres­i­dent of South Africa?

6. Which poet wrote the line “Tyger Tyger, burn­ing bright,/ In the forests of the night”?

7. Who is the Greek goddess of the har­vest and fer­til­ity?

8. Which artist’s forth­com­ing al­bum is ti­tled Rep­u­ta­tion?

9. What type of an­i­mal is the brand mas­cot of Pad­dle Pops?

10. In the movie mu­si­cal Grease, who is the leader of the Pink Ladies? (Bonus point for nam­ing the ac­tress who played her and the year of the film’s re­lease.)

ACROSS 1. Mum’s work­ing for a builder (5)

4. As­sem­ble, pre­pare TM for school as­sign­ment (4,5)

9. Have sex at the dance? He’s crazy! (9)

10. Pri­mates re­turn for one cut­tle­fish prod­uct (5) 11. English­man with a plan to re­cruit staff (6)

12. Top ac­tor has an un­easy spell

from com­peti­tors (8)

14. Sailor’s R&R im­ple­mented –

a sheer love! (5,5)

16. A sin­gle fish (4)

19. Search and spy 1000 (4)

20. Queue for butts – the fi­nal

ac­count (6,4)

22. Thing is, an evening of fun

(5,3)

23. Right Amer­i­can group – but it

could be red­dish! (6)

26. News­break de­serves a serve of

ice-cream (5)

27. Re­port: I de­fame North­erner

(9)

28. Small and gloomy – di­rec­tions for the ap­proaches to the beach (4,5)

29. Jour­nal­ist’s New York trans­port sys­tem – an old Ford! (5) DOWN 1. Fe­male ther­a­pists needed for em­ploy­ment in the ser­vices (9)

2. Blue rem­nant (5)

3. A line, one in­duc­ing stu­por, noted Spooner, ac­knowl­edg­ing the im­mi­grant (8)

4. Go back for a net (4)

5. Ein­stein’s big idea of kin­ship? (10)

6. One step: try the tart! (6)

7. Zip with Ital­ian beer and sausage (9)

8. Stud­ies and hears grasses (5) 13. Turn right for Dar­win’s big idea (10)

15. Balls ma­tured, but got too big too fast! (9)

17. Choose spo­ken polling pro­ce­dure (9)

18. Cut off a friend over an in­vest­ment con­tract (8)

21. Princess puts up with dopey

(6)

22. Set­tles for ter­ri­tory in fa­mous

loch (5)

24. Lateral parts of teams (5)

25. Mer­lots for left­ies (4)

MUNGO MacCAL­LUM is the au­thor of The Good, the Bad & the Un­likely: Aus­tralia’s Prime Min­is­ters.

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