Sun.Star Cebu

CROSSWORD

- BY LLB

ACROSS

1 forsake

7 deed / behave 10 audibly / noisily 11 metric unit of surface

measure

14 seat of power 16 easing, as of pain, discomfort

18 cupid

19 caviar

21 mine entrance 23 ‘Informatio­n Technology’

24 to put or hide away money, valuables, etc. in a secret or safe place for future use 25 (chem) the element

silver

27 commercial­s 30 streets / saints 32 negative

34 brief space of time 37 fast or at once 39 elevated railway 40 wild, violent public

disturbanc­e 41 unskilled or exploited

laborer

42 indefinite article 43 setting

46 Francis of _ _ _ _ _ _, the saint who shed everything off to follow the teachings of Jesus

48 native mineral

49 prompt / hint

51 an axe-like tool for trimming and smoothing wood 52 northeast

54 whole and entire 55 blood pressure 56 celebrity

58 thing, object, matter 59 the days of old 61 intense fear

63 imagine / conceive 65 sea eagle

66 metal plate, especially the plate holding the bread in the Holy Eucharist

68 relative

69 jumbled letters to

read ‘realize’

DOWN

2 prohibitio­n

3 warns / alarms

4 not yes

5 coercion / the use of

force or threats 6 poem

7 dined

8 consecrate­d oil used in baptism and other sacraments in certain churches

9 jogging gait of a person between a walk and a run

11 Verdi’s Ethiopian enslaved princess 12 rules

13 a newt

15 bone

17 musical note

20 sworn statement 22 the legendary English town where King Arthur had his court and

his round table

26 to struggle in great

pain

28 sorrow

29 infirm; weak

31 big or fat and

coarse-looking 33 jumbled letters to

read ‘dates’

35 a period in history 36 any of the five digits

of the human foot 37 veggie in a pod 38 printers’ measures 44 the core / pivot 45 unable to speak 47 jumbled letters to

read ‘pirate’ 49 pen

50 not as hard, not as

difficult / facile 53 merit / deserve 55 wild hog

56 French title given a

female saint 57 railroad

59 poetic for ‘you’ 60 snakelike fish 62 poetic for ‘open’ 64 carrier of genetic code and transmits the hereditary pattern 67 musical note

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