Cape Times

SUPERQUICK CROSSWORD 1157

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Entries must reach Contest Editor SuperQuick 1157, Top of the Times PO Box 11, Cape Town 8000 or e-mail tott@inl.co.za by midday on Wednesday. The first correct entry drawn wins R100, the next three R50 each. Winners are announced next week.

NOTE: Please include your postal address and contact number with your entry.

ACROSS

1. Series featuring a small street band (6)

5. Girl holding it to be a bit of an eyesore (6)

8. Repeatedly producing a profit (5)

9. Novelist who progressed at a leisurely pace ... (6) 10 . ... and one having papers reissued (6)

11. Plan for conscripti­on in the USA (5)

14. Adrian is touring in the Mediterran­ean (8)

16. Knock over a boy cleric (6)

18. Person standing on the left (6,9)

20. Edges of garments (6)

22. What’s inside proves to be satisfacto­ry (8)

25. The Spanish article about Miss Merman (5)

27. Master criminal with a place in Spain (6)

28. The batsmen are not out (6)

29. Girl near to collapse following King (5)

30. Hurries to see screening of the day’s filming (6)

31. Get a Rolls Royce in when there’s room at the top (6)

DOWN

1. Cuts down on a quarter of the extras (6)

2. A girl to massage your head (4)

3. Organiser of a plot (8)

4. A charmer, Sam has a breakdown and is now quite insane (3,2,1,5,4)

5. Keeping time with part of one’s foot (6)

6. The runners fight back (4)

7. Breed rats for experiment­ation at home (6)

12. Put off a little trip abroad, journeying through France (7)

13. She, being a newlywed, holds the key a first time (7)

15. Dismay expressed after a shortage is disclosed (5)

17. Piece of eight (5)

19. Suspended Dan and George first, then Heather (8)

20. One calculatin­g the time (6)

21. Cuts into ship made of wood (6)

23. Mum is overfast (6)

24. A man drinks (4)

26. Row about it with the ruler (4)

SOLUTIONS TO PUZZLE

No 1156

ACROSS: 1 Comes round. 6 Rice. 10 Private. 11 Ireland. 12 Epitomise. 13 Inter. 14 Easel. 15 Execution. 17 Therapist. 20 Artie. 21 Risen. 23 Sightseer. 25 Antonia. 26 Tempest. 27 Nest. 28 Ill-natured.

DOWN: 1 Copse. 2 Main issue. 3 Seat of learning. 4 One-time. 5 Naivete. 7 Inapt. 8 Endurance. 9 Serious attempt. 14 Entertain. 16 In the rear. 18 Install. 19 Tighten. 22 Sites. 24 Rated.

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