YOU (South Africa)

BRAIN BUSTER

NO 871

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ACROSS

1 Begins (6) 4 Lacking in detail (8) 8 Exceptiona­l (13) 15 Dove’s call (3) 17 Surroundin­gs (6) 19 Shelter from sunlight (5) 20 Edge of a roof (5) 22 Walks heavily (6) 24 About four cups (5) 26 Passage (5) 27 Authority (3-2) 29 Break (4) 30 Foreigners (6) 32 Signal (6) 33 Group of three (4) 34 Graves (5) 35 Ban on trade (7) 36 Massages (4) 38 Banister (4) 40 Engrave with acid (4) 42 Studious person (inf) (4) 44 Stick together (4) 45 Creep (5) 46 Your mother’s sister (4) 48 Soft, crackling sound (6) 49 . . . the line (conforms to standards) (4) 50 Dutch cheese (4) 51 Flowers (6) 52 Outdoor braai area (4)

53 Opera solo (4) 54 Put forth (4) 55 Acclaim (4) 56 Formal suit (6) 58 Motivation (9) 59 Synagogue, eg (6) 61 VII (5) 63 Ode on a Grecian . . . (poem) (3) 64 Feel sorrow (3) 65 Bordered (5) 67 Drizzles (5) 69 The left-hand side of a ledger (5) 71 Destroyed buildings (5) 73 Twilled fabric (5) 74 Was paid (6) 76 Go bad (milk) (6) 78 Extends across (5) 80 Entwine (4) 82 Gambling chances (4) 83 Rice dish (7) 85 Messenger (7) 89 Implement (7) 91 Fragrant oil (6) 93 Males (3) 94 Doings (6) 96 Annoys (7) 98 Steal (3) 99 Police officer (3) 100 Musical compositio­n

for sacred text (7) 102 Gave up (7) 103 Reveal (7) 104 Countered (7) 105 Period of time (3) 106 Saturday (abbr) (3) 107 Small stones (7) 108 Christian festival (6) 110 Sticky substance (3) 112 Firstborn (6) 114 Depart in haste (inf )

(7) 117 Clipped (7) 119 A whole number (7) 122 In addition to (4) 124 Become encrusted (4) 126 Bread ingredient (5) 127 Quieted down (6) 130 Type of mural (6) 133 Babbled (5) 134 Pancake (5) 135 Type of car (5) 136 Sister’s daughter (5) 137 Make someone feel

ashamed (5) 140 Ostrich-like bird (3) 141 A piece of cloth (3) 142 Seeing that (5) 145 Aromatic plant (6) 147 Spider (9) 148 Beat (6) 150 Molten rock (4) 151 Food allowance (4) 152 Boyfriend (4) 153 Fairy-like creature (4) 154 Elevates (6) 156 Misplace (4) 158 Without sensation (4) 160 Dealer (6) 162 Footwear (4) 163 Leg joints (5) 164 Hooligan (4) 165 Surrender (4) 166 Retain (printing term)

(4) 167 Anger (4) 168 Witnesses (4) 170 Pokes fun at (7) 172 Term of address for a

woman (5) 173 Part of a wheel (4) 174 Hi-fi (6) 177 Concealed (6) 179 Salespeopl­e (short)

(4) 180 Lever (5) 182 Circle (5) 183 Denominati­ons (5) 185 Use it with a pencil (6) 187 Stop for a moment (5) 188 Exclude (5) 189 Short, light sleep (6) 191 Type of grain (3) 192 Easily angered (5-8) 193 Became aware (8) 194 Position (6)

DOWN

1 Alike (7) 2 Every (3) 3 Michelange­lo and Rodin, eg (9) 4 Grime (4) 5 Standing frames (6) 6 Fill with optimism (5) 7 Regions (5) 9 Amazon or Rhine (5) 10 Fight (6) 11 Daring (4) 12 Dictators (9) 13 Spirit distilled from molasses (3) 14 Caught (at a rodeo) (7) 16 Net (4) 18 Clarify (10) 21 Warned (7) 23 Amazed (10) 25 Troublemak­er (6-6) 28 Supervised (12) 31 Empty vessels make the most . . . (5) 37 Overhaul (6)

38 Upfront fee (8) 39 Took heed of advice (8) 40 Charged (8) 41 Impeded (8) 43 Government (6) 44 Happy (4) 47 Yellowwood, eg (4) 57 Tumult (6) 60 Hirer (6) 62 Computer threat (5) 66 . . . up (gets ready) (5) 68 Thoughtles­s (13) 69 Removal of (prefix) (2) 70 Cylindrica­l object (4) 72 Not likely to be affected (13) 73 Arduously (11) 75 Voice below soprano (4) 77 Traditiona­l knowledge (4) 79 Confident (4-7) 81 Naturally occurring mineral (3) 84 Open-air (7) 85 Embers (7) 86 Resentment (7) 87 Narrow-edged tooth (7) 88 Purported (7) 90 Outstandin­g (7) 92 Regulation­s (5) 95 Restraint (5) 97 A bird’s-. . . view (3) 101 100 square metres (3) 109 0,0254mm (4) 111 Common deciduous tree (3) 113 CD (4) 115 Small lizard (5) 116 Sharp or flat (voice) (6) 118 Tints (4) 120 Separate grain (6) 121 An assumed fact (5) 123 Embarrassm­ent (12) 125 Praise (12) 128 Commuter flights (8) 129 Corrupt (8) 130 Paperclip, eg (8) 131 Radon (symbol) (2) 132 Board game (8) 138 Cook slowly (6) 139 Stationery items (10) 143 Concert master (10) 144 Plating material (6) 146 Lyric poems (4) 149 Injured (4) 155 Explain (9) 157 Impales (7) 159 Accepted or habitual

practice (5) 161 Removes from

employment (9) 165 Pair of scissors, eg (7) 169 Three . . . (Karoo town) (7) 171 Flat grassland (6) 172 Dirties (6) 175 Blush (5) 176 Comply with (4) 177 Incite (5) 178 Moderate coldness (5) 181 Article (4) 184 A . . . up one’s sleeve (have an advantage) (4) 186 In the past (3) 190 Not in (3)

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