Puz­zles

Virgin Australia Voyeur - - DECEMBER -

A cross­word, su­dokus, quizzes and more.

ACROSS

5. Myth­i­cal king whose gift of the golden touch be­came a tragic curse (5)

7. Michael —, star of Wall Street and Ba­sic In­stinct (7)

9. — Coon, large do­mes­tic cat breed from a state in USA’s New Eng­land re­gion (5)

10. Para­noid —, 1997 Ra­dio­head song, from the OK Com­puter al­bum (7)

11. Cen­tral African repub­lic, cap­i­tal N’Dja­mena and — Kroeger, lead singer of Nick­el­back (4)

12. The C in Wash­ing­ton DC (8)

16. Love —, 2003 ensem­ble ro­man­tic com­edy film fol­low­ing a num­ber of re­la­tion­ships in Lon­don around the Christ­mas hol­i­days (8)

17. Vera —, US fash­ion de­signer known for her wed­ding gowns (4)

19. — Rit­ter, ac­tor who plays the ti­tle role in Marvel’s Jes­sica Jones (7)

22. Tro­jan prince whose ab­duc­tion of He­len of Sparta started the Tro­jan War (5)

24. Pop­u­lar Poké­mon char­ac­ter (7)

25. Tina —, pop singer star­ring in the stage pro­duc­tion of Evita (5)

DOWN

1. — Hills, co­me­dian and TV pre­sen­ter who hosted mu­sic quiz Spicks and Specks and cur­rently com­peres Bri­tish chat show The Last Leg (4)

2. Cud-chew­ing quadruped (8)

3. Santa’s lit­tle helpers (5)

4. — Fisher, played Shan­non Reed in Home and Away (4)

5. Ian —, mu­sic ex­pert bet­ter known as Molly (7)

6. Mar­tial arts train­ing fa­cil­ity (4)

8. Stage name of Cana­dian songstress whose given names are Kathryn Dawn (1,1,4)

11. Sarah —, ac­tor who played Dr El­liot Reid in Scrubs (6)

13. Win­nie the Pooh’s wise feath­ered friend (3)

14. El­der daugh­ter of Prince An­drew, Duke of York (8)

15. Car­los —, gui­tar-play­ing leader of the vet­eran Latin rock group which bears his name (7)

18. Name shared by film di­rec­tors Lee ( Do the Right Thing) and Jonze ( Where the Wild Things Are), and Buffy the Vam­pire Slayer char­ac­ter played by James Marsters (5)

20. Christ­mas sea­son, name de­rived from pa­gan tra­di­tions sur­round­ing the win­ter sol­stice in the North­ern Hemi­sphere (4)

21. Val­ley in Cal­i­for­nia’s wine-grow­ing re­gion (4)

23. Vichys­soise, mine­strone, bisque or borscht (4)

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