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The Sunday Times - - GAMES -

1 LIMICOLOUS

(a) Sub­ject to lim­its (b) Lack­ing firm­ness (c) Liv­ing in mud

2 MAWKISH

(a) Sickly

(b) Free from pol­ish (c) Bulky and heavy

3 NADIR

(a) A birth­mark (b) Mother-of-pearl (c) The low­est point

4 PALADIN

(a) A knightly cham­pion (b) A large build­ing (c) A fence of stakes

5 QUIETUS

(a) Tran­quil­lity

(b) A fin­ish­ing stroke (c) In­ac­tiv­ity 6 RIPARIAN (a) Flow­ing in ripples (b) Of a river bank (c) Gain­ing ma­tu­rity

7 SEDULOUS

(a) Tend­ing to calm (b) Cap­ti­vat­ing (c) Per­se­ver­ing

8 TOPONYM

(a) A place name

(b) A de­tailed de­scrip­tion (c) A rocky emi­nence

9 URAEUS

(a) The Egyp­tian sa­cred asp

(b) The muse of astron­omy (c) Hives

10 VIRESCENT

(a) Rod-shaped

(b) Ac­tively poi­sonous (c) Turn­ing green

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