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Woman’s Day (NZ) - - Puzzles -

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1. Fe­male off­spring 5. Ruins 9. Back of lower leg 11. Green vege, Brus­sels … 16. Dutch bulb flower 17. Re­gional brogues, eg 19. Brief pas­sage, ex­cerpt 20. Played a role 21. Cruel Rus­sian em­peror, … the Ter­ri­ble 22. Aussie film, …atHang­ing Rock

23. No­tions of per­fec­tion 25. Part of a chair that you lean against (4-4) 27. Inuit ice house 30. Deep-fried Chi­nese snack (6,4) 31. Dis­trib­uted 32. UK model and ac­tress, … Delev­ingne 34. TV re­al­ity show, The Big­gest… 38. Tim­ber hut (3,5) 42. Com­puter “bugs” 43. Front-run­ner in race (4-6)

45. Har­bin­ger, sign 46. Pen point 47. Pulped potato 48. For­mer New Zealand prime min­is­ter, … Key

49. Burnt re­mains 51. Ac­cus­tomed (to mak­ing de­ci­sions) 52. Stirred up trou­ble 55. Stay in a tent 57. Chim­panzee 58. Do­nated 60. Seeds sprin­kled on burger buns 61. Hous­ing ar­eas 63. Pro­vide a

com­men­tary 66. Grime, filth 68. Movie, …Like itHot

69. With least

de­lay 70. Food stor­age

rooms 73. Drilling in­stal­la­tion (3,3) 75. Ag­ile, sprightly 76. Raw min­eral 78. Naked 79. Dis­per­sion of peo­ple from their orig­i­nal home­land 80. Look­ing ill and ex­hausted 82. Fos­silised tree resin 83. Thin branch 84. Freezes over 86. Golfer’s peg 88. Pas­sion or zest (for life) 90. Per­son trained to help oth­ers 93. Clas­si­cal mu­sic per­for­mance, pi­ano … 95. Wild emo­tion 97. See-through 99. Tots up 100. Rises 101. Ob­sti­nately 105. Value 108. Ex­cess wa­ter out­let, … pipe 110. Give use­ful hints to 111. Gives an es­ti­mate for work 112. Ab­sent with­out

leave (1,1,1,1) 115. Ac­tress, …

Saran­don 116. Bar­rier to stop coastal flood­ing (3,4) 117. With­out help 118. Bring up (an

is­sue) 119. School writ­ing

as­sign­ments 120. Firmly against 121. Sight and

smell, eg 122. Vi­sion

DOWN

1. Ex­plain fully,

in … 2. Re­moves

cargo 3. Pelvis bones 4. De­light 6. An­tibi­otic grown on mould 7. Fix in the mind 8. Sound sys­tem 9. Sub­stance that aids a chem­i­cal re­ac­tion

10. Bank ad­vance 12. Prac­ti­cal joke 13. Con­sec­u­tively (2,3,4) 14. Un­til now (2,4) 15. Put one foot on ei­ther side of 18. Mid­dle, core 24. Birds of peace 26. Sleeper’s vi­sion 28. Star of Sun­set Boule­vard, …

Swan­son 29. StarWars di­rec­tor, Ge­orge … 32. In­ven­tors, eg

33. River run­ning through the Grand Canyon 35. Far from ob­vi­ous 36. Fi­nal score 37. Robert De Niro box­ing movie, …Match

39. Wor­ried in­ter­est 40. Smiles ra­di­antly 41. TV car­toon cop, … Gad­get 43. Thin cush­ion 44. Bloke, male 47. Flavour­ing with a cool taste

50. Make pos­si­ble 53. In earnest 54. Movie, Ladyand the…

56. Chem­i­cal spray used on ri­ot­ers (4,3) 57. Po­lit­i­cal shel­ter, give … 59. Os­car-win­ning

Fences ac­tress, … Davis 62. Knight’s ti­tle 64. Win­ner’s rib­bon badge 65. Su­perb, great 67. Vi­o­lent wind storms

69. Lure with charm 71. “Ho­tel Cal­i­for­nia” band 72. Com­bat mis­sion 74. Hindu teach­ers 77. Towel holder 80. Meryl Streep movie, DeathBe­comes…

81. Loathe, hate 85. Car­toon mag­a­zine 87. Seismic event 89. Rocky 91. Dis­robes 92. Team ball game with net­ted sticks 94. To­tal dis­or­der 96. Dubai’s neigh­bour­ing emi­rate (3,5) 98. Over­seas, go … 102. School’s oc­ca­sion

for vis­i­tors (4,3) 103. Show­ing signs

of tired­ness 104. Light, fluffy dessert 105. Uses (a weapon) 106. Home­com­ing 107. Ar­tic­u­late (in

an­other lan­guage) 109. Amus­ing, hi­lar­i­ous 113. Alert to dan­ger 114. BA, Bach­e­lor of …

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