Nor­folk cross­word

Test your knowl­edge of the county with this month’s cross­word, and don’t for­get to en­ter the com­pe­ti­tion to win a £25 voucher for Bak­ers and Larn­ers of Holt

EDP Norfolk - - Contents -

ACROSS

1 Plant eaten as a fruit that is grown at Place UK, Nor­folk (7) 5 Solo achieve­ment holds Spined ..., rare fish found in the west of the county? (5) 8 Pay as you ..., in­no­va­tive in­sur­ance launched by the former Nor­wich Union in 2006 (5) 9 In June 2014, Danny Nobbs from At­tle­bor­ough be­came the Bri­tish Record Holder for F54 ... throw­ing (7) 10 Nor­folk Grey ... were cre­ated by Fred My­hill from Hethel around 1910 and were ex­hib­ited at a show un­der the name Black Marias (4) 11 It is said that Wren­ing­ham got its name from a witch who turned her­self into this bird on hear­ing that the witch hun­ters were com­ing (4) 12 Tool for a vil­lage? (3) 14 ... Court, UEA Res­i­dence named af­ter a fa­mous Nor­folk hero (6) 16 Wal­ter Col­man, who once lived at Pul­ham St Mary, was this type of reli­gious man (6) 18 Class­room item once made by Berol at King’s Lynn (3) 19 Food once made by Camp­bell’s at King’s Lynn (4) 20 And 23 Across Ac­tor co­or­di­na­tor holds The Great ... from Snet­tisham, which is de­scribed by The Bri­tish Mu­seum as the most fa­mous ob­ject from ... Bri­tain? (4 and 4, 3) 23 See 20 Across 24 Stare crookedly at sea ..., plant seen at Holkham Na­ture Re­serve? (5) 26 The Muck­le­burgh Mil­i­tary Col­lec­tion at Wey­bourne has 25 work­ing ... (5) 27 John ..., former ten­nis cham­pion who in­spired the win­ner of the 2014 and 2015 Grand Nor­wich Duck Race (7)

DOWN

1 “On the grass of the cliff, at the edge of the steep, God planted a gar­den - a gar­den of sleep! ‘Neath the blue of sky, in the green of the corn, It is there that the re­gal ... pop­pies are born!” Open­ing lines of “The Gar­den of Sleep”, poem by Cle­ment Scott about the North Nor­folk Coast (3) 2 Ge­orge Ed­wards founded the Agri­cul­tural Labour­ers & Small­hold­ers ... at The An­gel Ho­tel, North Wal­sham, in 1906 (5) 3 The 1957 film Bar­na­cle Bill star­ring ... Guin­ness used Hun­stan­ton Pier in film­ing (4) 4 Trial ..., 1875 opera by Gil­bert and Sul­li­van where the Judge’s Song ref­er­ences the Gur­ney fam­ily of Nor­wich in the line “as rich as the Gur­neys” (2, 4) 5 Nor­folk ... at Heacham has over 100 va­ri­eties of this plant (8) 6 Mash lay splat­tered in town? (7) 7 King’s Lynn was Great Bri­tain’s first mem­ber of Die Hanse, a net­work of towns and ci­ties that his­tor­i­cally be­longed to the as­so­ci­a­tion of mer­chant towns known as the ... League (9) 10 Ear­lier this year, an An­glo Saxon ... was found at Sedge­ford (9) 13 It aimed to cre­ate them - Myleene Klass from Gor­leston shot to fame af­ter au­di­tion­ing for this TV show (8) 15 Hing­ham’s par­ish church has a bust of Pres­i­dent Abra­ham ... (7) 17 Cur­rent func­tion of Nor­wich Cas­tle (6) 21 A carv­ing of this an­i­mal sits atop the Ear­sham vil­lage sign (5) 22 Wick­mere may mean ... by a dairy farm (4) 25 The Ro­many ..., 1857 novel by Ge­orge Bor­row from East Dereham (3)

SIM­PLE SO­LU­TIONS

ACROSS

1 Plant eaten as fruit once cooked (7) 5 Fish found in “solo achieve­ment” (5) 8 Con­trol a ve­hi­cle so it moves (5) 9 Long pointed stick thrown in sports com­pe­ti­tion (7) 10 Fe­male chick­ens (4) 11 Small brown bird (4) 12 Long-han­dled tool for turn­ing over soil (3) 14 Ho­ra­tio ..., hero of the Bat­tle of Trafal­gar (6) 16 Per­son who lives in soli­tude for reli­gious dis­ci­pline (6) 18 Writ­ing in­stru­ment (3) 19 Liq­uid food (4) 20 Neck or­na­ment made of twisted me­tal found in “ac­tor co­or­di­na­tor” (4) 23 Pe­riod fol­low­ing the Bronze Age (4, 3) 24 Plant with small white, pink or pur­ple flow­ers (5) 26 Large me­tal con­tain­ers for liq­uid or gas (5) 27 John ..., Amer­i­can ten­nis star who had a ri­valry with Björn Borg (7)

DOWN

1 Colour (3) 2 Or­gan­i­sa­tion that rep­re­sents work­ers in an industry (5) 3 Man’s name (4) 4 Trial ..., le­gal pro­ceed­ing where sworn body of peo­ple give a ver­dict (2, 4) 5 Plant with small, pur­ple, nice-smelling flow­ers (8) 6 North Nor­folk town (7) 7 Ana­gram of “chain seat” (9) 10 Mark left by the im­pres­sion of a par­tic­u­lar body part (9) 13 2001 ITV tal­ent show that led to for­ma­tion of Hear’Say (8) 15 Abra­ham ..., 16th Pres­i­dent of the United States (7) 17 Build­ing open to the pub­lic dis­play­ing items of in­ter­est (6) 21 Aquatic an­i­mal with a long fur cov­ered body (5) 22 Body of wa­ter (4) 25 Ce­real crop (3)

Septem­ber’s so­lu­tion Across: 1 Ox­ford; 4 Thumb; 9 English; 10 Ca­noe; 11 Adam; 13 Fillover; 16 Chris­ten­ing; 18 Bar­dolph; 19 Fair; 21 Aviva; 23 Ero­sion; 25 Harry; 26 Plants. Down: 1 Op­eras; 2 Fog; 3 Rain; 5 Hick­ling; 6 Men; 7 Christo­pher; 8 Year; 12 Asher; 14 Venta; 15 Di­nosaur; 17 Cranes; 18 Bear; 20 Moll; 22 In A; 24 Ian. Place: Hon­ing

Cross­word win­ner: The win­ner of the Au­gust cross­word was Mrs H Shaw of Ayl­sham. Con­grat­u­la­tions!

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