Mega CASH WORD

New Zealand Woman’s Weekly - - PUZZLES -

MYSTERY CLUE: 25ac & 73ac & 34dn

ACROSS

1 Move­ment of money in and out of a busi­ness (4,4) 5 Tinged or coloured slightly (6) 9 Low­est male singing voice (4) 11 ____ re­la­tion − per­son or thing con­sid­ered in­fe­rior to oth­ers that are sim­i­lar (4) 16 _____ Gillespie, pop­u­lar New Zealand ra­dio host (5) 17 Grows healthily and vig­or­ously ( 7) 18 Trop­i­cal fruit with pink juicy flesh (5) 19 Hold on tightly to (5) 20 Small leap­ing in­sect pest that sucks plant juices (10) 22 Give ap­proval to (4) 23 Hav­ing a heavy, stocky stature (8) 25 See Mystery Clue 26 Ar­ranged in a pile ( 7) 28 See up­per-right photo ( 7) 30 Find the ex­act po­si­tion of (6) 32 Adult male deer (4) 34 ____ a day − nu­tri­tional guide­line for the daily con­sump­tion of fruit and veg­etable por­tions (4) 35 _____ Univer­sity of Welling­ton − Kiwi univer­sity es­tab­lished in 1897 (8) 40 Pro­duced a slight prick­ling or sting­ing sen­sa­tion ( 7) 42 In a con­fi­dent and coura­geous way (6) 43 Mend holes in woollen socks, eg (4) 45 Ex­press op­po­site views (5) 48 _____ up a fuss − ob­jects loudly (5) 49 Quick off the ____ − fast at re­spond­ing (4) 50 El­bows and knees, eg (6) 51 Young swans ( 7) 54 Pre­ci­sion or cor­rect­ness (8) 57 ____ white − espresso cof­fee

with hot steamed milk (4) 58 Large de­cid­u­ous trees (4) 59 _____ Ranges − New Zealand moun­tain range sep­a­rat­ing Waikato and Bay of Plenty (6) 62 Mildly pun­gent pow­dered spice with deep or­an­gered colour ( 7) 64 Speak very softly ( 7) 67 Hav­ing friendly pleas­ant man­ner ( 7) 69 Guar­an­teed to work or suc­ceed (4- 4) 71 Short and the­atri­cal per­for­mances that are part of longer show (4) 73 See Mystery Clue 76 Model of per­fec­tion to be aimed at (5) 77 At no time (5) 78 More ex­pen­sive ( 7) 79 _____ Tuke, New Zealand sailor who won gold medal at 2016 Olympics (5) 80 ____ up − ma­tured into adult­hood (4) 81 Front part of lower leg (4) 82 Dark vi­o­let-blue colour (6) 83 Feel­ing of pity and sor­row for an­other’s mis­for­tune (8)

DOWN

1 Head­land pro­ject­ing into the sea (4) 2 Joins two pieces of metal to­gether us­ing fusible al­loy ( 7) 3 ___ in the oint­ment − mi­nor dis­ad­van­tage that spoils suc­cess or en­joy­ment (3) 4 Friendly and so­cially con­fi­dent (8) 6 South­ern­most city in New Zealand (12) 7 Coarse grass that grows in clumps ( 7) 8 Doc­trine or code of be­liefs ac­cepted as au­thor­i­ta­tive (5) 9 Long, thick piece of wood or metal that is used in con­struc­tion (4) 10 Ital­ian pasta (9) 12 Leaves out (5) 13 As is ap­pro­pri­ate or proper ( 7) 14 An­other word for cur­tains (6) 15 Frozen mass that per­ma­nently cov­ers large area of land (3,3) 21 Lose con­scious­ness for short time (5) 24 Trin­ket be­lieved to give pro­tec­tion against evil or dis­ease (6) 27 ____ Dob­byn, Kiwi mu­si­cian and singer/song­writer (4) 29 Walk on ___ − feel elated (3) 31 A per­son who takes a pes­simistic view of hu­man mo­tives and ac­tions (5) 33 Fleshy un­der­ground root stems of some plants (6) 34 See Mystery Clue 36 Nasal tone in speech (5) 37 Di­alec­tal word mean­ing yes (3) 38 Mild yel­low Dutch cheese (4) 39 Money de­manded for re­turn of kid­napped per­son (6) 41 Un­suc­cess­ful com­peti­tor (5) 44 Small cut (4) 46 Shine with re­flected light (5) 47 Show­ing ini­tia­tive and re­source­ful­ness (12) 48 Large New Zealand alpine par­rot (3) 52 Trem­ble with cold (6) 53 Im­per­fec­tion or de­fect (4) 55 Large ed­i­ble brown mush­room (3) 56 See lower-left photo (9) 60 De­fence that an ac­cused was else­where at the time of the crime (5) 61 Per­son who hap­pens to be walk­ing past some­thing (6-2) 62 Breath­ing in re­peated short gasps due to ex­er­tion ( 7) 63 Lin­ing in­serted into shoe for warmth or to im­prove fit (6) 65 Lack­ing taste or flavour ( 7) 66 Per­suade to take part (4,2) 68 Heavy ma­te­rial placed in bilge of ship for sta­bil­ity ( 7) 70 _____ Pink, Kiwi co­me­dian and TV/ra­dio per­son­al­ity (5) 72 Welsh breed of dog with short legs (5) 74 ____ so − nev­er­the­less (4) 75 ____ area − sit­u­a­tion with no clear-cut dis­tinc­tions (4) 79 Round, flat soft bread roll (3)

When com­plete, the shaded let­ters will re­veal a well- known film, TV, book or song ti­tle (see Mystery Clue be­low).

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