PRIZE CROSSWORD

Test your knowl­edge of the county with our puz­zle and you could win a tasty prize!

EDP Norfolk - - County Crossword -

Across

1 2018 sci-fi thriller, based on a novel by Jeff Van­der-Meer about an en­vi­ron­men­tal dis­as­ter, that used Holkham Beach for film­ing (12)

8 Sir Henry Bed­ing­field from Nor­folk was the jailer of Princess El­iz­a­beth (later El­iz­a­beth I) when she was con­fined to the … of Lon­don (5)

9 Amazona ..., Cromer, has over 200 an­i­mals from trop­i­cal South Amer­ica (3)

10 “… Gear”, motoring pro­gramme that fea­tured a ma­nure spreader made by GT Bun­ning & Sons Ltd, Gressen­hall (3)

11 Charles Bartlett, who lived in Horn­ing, was known as “… Char­lie” be­cause of his abil­ity to spot this type of float­ing mass and had been ex­pected to com­mand the Ti­tanic (7)

13 Mun­des­ley reached the semi-fi­nals of the TV pro­gramme: “Pene­lope Keith’s Vil­lage of the …” (4)

15 Nor­wich and Wymondham were amongst “The … Times Best Places to Live” list for 2018 (6)

16 The Mu­seum of the … is at Stal­ham Staithe (6)

18 “… and a Wave”, chil­dren’s book by April Law that fea­tures Norf the dog ex­plor­ing Nor­folk (2, 2)

19 HMS Nor­folk was the first Royal Navy ves­sel to be have the Ex­o­cet … sys­tem (7)

22 Tem­per­ance Flow­erdew from Hether­sett be­came the first ti­tled lady in Amer­ica when her hus­band be­came … Ge­orge Yeard­ley (3)

23 In 1429, Sir John Fas­tolf from Nor­folk was de­feated by Joan of … at Patay, France (3)

24 … Iz­zard, co­me­dian who re­ceived an Hon­orary Doc­tor­ate at the UEA (5)

26 Dat­ing back to 1912, Cant­ley is the old­est … fac­tory in the UK (7, 5)

Down

1 The Great Yar­mouth … Fes­ti­val this May and June be­gan as a way of rais­ing money for the Min­ster Preser­va­tion Trust (4)

2 John Ma­son from King’s Lynn founded … Hamp­shire, Amer­ica, in 1629 (3)

3 Home barn dis­turbed at Tin­dall Wood, one of the largest … woods in Nor­folk? (8)

4 Com­mon …, rep­tile to be seen at NWT Cley (6)

5 Si­enna Guil­lory, who grew up in Nor­folk, starred in the mini-se­ries “He­len of …” (4)

6 “In the days to call, which we’ve left be­hind, Our boy­hood’s glo­ri­ous game”, open­ing lines of “… City” (2, 3, 4)

7 Jake Humphrey, who grew up near Nor­wich, co-hosted “BBC … Per­son­al­ity of the Year 2008” (6)

12 Wil­liam I de Warenne, a close as­so­ciate of Wil­liam the …, held Cas­tle Acre Cas­tle in the 1070s (9)

14 Edith Cavell from Swarde­ston was ex­e­cuted in this city af­ter help­ing 200 Al­lied sol­diers es­cape from Ger­man-oc­cu­pied Bel­gium dur­ing WW1 (8)

15 James Will­strop from North Wal­sham won gold at the 2018 Com­mon­wealth Games for this sport (6)

17 Theme of the 2018 fes­ti­val in 1 Down (6)

20 Food stuff once pro­duced by the Ro­mans at Wel­ney (4)

21 Robin, Ha­con’s In­com­pa­ra­ble and Blick­ling are all Nor­folk va­ri­eties of this fruit (4)

25 Black Shuck is a ghostly black … said to haunt East Anglia (3)

SIM­PLE CLUES

Across 1 Com­plete oblit­er­a­tion (12) 8 Tall nar­row build­ing (5) 9 Large place where wild an­i­mals are kept (3) 10 High­est place or point (3) 11 Type of let­tuce (7) 13 12 months (4) 15 Day of the week (6) 16 The … Na­tional Park is a net­work of rivers and lakes in Nor­folk and Suf­folk (6) 18 To­ward a higher place; to­ward a higher place (2, 2) 19 Weapon that trav­els and car­ries con­ven­tional or nu­clear ex­plo­sives (7) 22 Ti­tle used be­fore the name of a knight (3) 23 Curved shape (3) 24 Ab­bre­vi­a­tion of Ed­ward (5) 26 Com­pany pro­duc­ing a sweet ed­i­ble prod­uct (7, 5)

Down

1 The …, branches of cre­ative ac­tiv­ity such as mu­sic, paint­ing, lit­er­a­ture and dance (4) 2 Re­cently cre­ated or in­vented (3) 3 De­cid­u­ous tree with oval ser­rated leaves and droop­ing flow­ers (8) 4 Type of rep­tile (6) 5 An­cient city that was the set­ting for the Tro­jan War (4)

6 “… City”, an­them of Nor­wich City FC (2, 3, 4)

7 Ac­tiv­i­ties, usu­ally in­volv­ing phys­i­cal ef­fort, in which play­ers or teams com­pete against each other (6)

12 Some­one who takes con­trol of land or peo­ple by force (9) 14 Cap­i­tal of Bel­gium (8) 15 Large, hard veg­etable with a thick skin (6)

17 Show with per­form­ers such as clowns and ac­ro­bats that takes place in a Big Top (6)

20 White sub­stance used to pre­serve or flavour food (4)

21 Broad-based fruit that grows on a tree (4)

25 Ca­nine (3)

Answers to May’s crossword:

Across: 1 Shaw 4 Rab­bits 8 Of Wales 9 Bowie 11 Star­ling 13 Cnut 15 Cliffs 16 Pot­ter 18 eBay 19 Chest­nut 22 Susie 23 Plas­tic 25 Scan­dal 26 Anne Down: 2 How 3 Wildlife 4 Ris­ing 5 Baby 6 Shel­ter 7 Dogs 10 Win­ston 12 An­i­mals 14 Botswana 15 Cheeses 17 Chapel 20 Tick 21 Deed 24 Ten Place: Len­wade

Crossword winner:

April’s winner was Carol Pat­trick of West Wal­ton.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.