Cross­word

Farmer's Weekly (South Africa) - - Lifestyle Crossword -

ACROSS

3. Ap­pa­ra­tus for con­vert­ing gar­den waste into

de­com­posed or­ganic sub­stances (9)

9. In­stru­ment for turn­ing up the soil in ridges and

fur­rows (6)

10. Parts of ce­real plants con­tain­ing the seeds (4)

11. Brush­wood or shrubs grow­ing be­low trees (9)

12. One of a pair of bony out­growths from the frontal

bone of a deer (6)

15. Dutch town af­ter which a semi-hard cheese

is named (4)

16. On a sin­gle oc­ca­sion (4)

18. Ex­panse of salt wa­ter (3)

20. Colour im­parted to plants by chloro­phyll (5)

23. Stor­age space in the roof (5)

26. Leaves of three leaflets (8)

27. Young horse (4)

28. Speed of mu­sic (5)

29. Bound morally or legally ( 7)

30. Cov­ered with fine par­ti­cles of solid mat­ter (5)

32. An­i­mal sur­geons (4)

33. Teaches (8)

34. Mex­i­can agave yield­ing fi­bre for rope-mak­ing (5) 37. Last or per­fect stage of an in­sect’s devel­op­ment (5) 38. Min­eral spring (3)

40. Long-winged aquatic bird with a forked tail (4) 42. Chooses (4)

44. Cause a horse rider to fall from the sad­dle (6)

47. Pro­duc­ing only one off­spring at birth (9)

48. Ed­i­ble shell­fish of var­i­ous kinds; a very ret­i­cent

per­son (4)

49. House for a dog (6)

50. Largest land mam­mals (9)

DOWN

1. Nar­row, treed val­ley with a stream (4)

2. Un­cas­trated male of the cat­tle fam­ily (4)

3. Ap­pa­ra­tus used for mak­ing but­ter (5)

4. Small, gnat-like fly (5)

5. Man-eat­ing mon­ster or gi­ant (4)

6. Shal­low wooden bas­kets with han­dles for car­ry­ing

flow­ers or fruit (5)

7. Warm up again (6)

8. Great wild sheep of Asia (6)

12. Sub­stances used to de­stroy al­gae (9)

13. Struc­tures of cross­bars or lat­tice­work for train­ing

plants (9)

14. A vast age (3)

17. North Amer­i­can rein­deer (plu­ral) (8)

19. Direc­tion of the sun­rise (4)

21. One from Mo­rocco or Eswa­tini. ( 7)

22. Golden to red-brown gem­stone with a silky lus­tre (5,3) 24. Mild in cli­mate (9)

25. Set of wrin­kles spread­ing out from the cor­ner of

an eye (5-4)

31. Sharp cry or bark (4)

35. African leap­ing an­te­lope with horns curved in the

shape of a lyre (6)

36. Take upon one­self (6)

37. Small ho­tel open to the pub­lic for food, drink and

ac­com­mo­da­tion (3)

39. Ex­ist­ing; vig­or­ous (5)

40. Spiny plant (5)

41. Re­baked pieces of en­riched bread (5)

43. Way trod­den out by the feet (4)

45. Mass of rounded grains of rock, es­pe­cially quartz (4) 46. Birds as a class of ver­te­brates (4)

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