PRIZE CROSSWORD

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

EDP Norfolk - - County Crossword -

ACROSS

1 Tim and Jack Goodacre from Nor­wich won a Golden Buzzer in the 2018 se­ries of ‘Bri­tain’s Got …’ (6) 5 Yes­ter­day’s …, for­mer Yar­mouth mu­seum (5) 9 ‘The Crim­son Field’, BBC drama about the wartime hero­ism of nurse … Cavell from Swarde­ston (5) 10 Ma­jor Gen­eral Joseph Crowdy, an old boy of Gre­sham’s School, Holt, was a doc­tor who was the Com­man­dant of the Royal Army … Col­lege (7) 11 John Howard, 1st Duke of Nor­folk, was killed at the 1485 Bat­tle of … Field whilst com­mand­ing the Van­guard for King Richard III (8) 12 See 17 Down 14 … Cameron, for­mer Prime Min­is­ter who once be­mused lo­cals by del­car­ing his love for the coast at ‘Hol­combe’ (5) 16 Rock band, which once starred Noddy Holder, that played at West Run­ton Pavil­ion (5) 20 ‘… Haunted Live’, TV show that has filmed at Fak­en­ham (4) 21 As one of the celebrity events mark­ing its 20th ‘birth­day’, Au­den The­atre at Gre­sham’s School will host an evening with Dame … Rout­ledge this Au­gust (8) 24 Rich won crazy place? (7) 25 … Cow­ell, judge who awarded the Golden Buzzer to the con­tes­tants in 1 Across (5) 26 … De­signs, Thorpe St An­drew, de­sign unique jew­ellery us­ing this and other types of gem­stone (5) 27 Otto Wal­ter Kan­turek, who is buried near the for­mer RAF Coltishall, was a cin­e­matog­ra­pher whose cred­its in­clude the 1940 film ‘Night Train to …’ (6)

DOWN

2 Richard Synge, who died at Nor­wich, was co-awarded the 1952 Nobel prize for pa­per par­ti­tion chro­matog­ra­phy of amino … (5) 3 The Nor­folk Knit­ters and Stitch­ers knit blan­kets and cloth­ing for a hospice in this African coun­try (8) 4 Wiss­ing­ton had the largest … green­house in the UK (6) 5 Sidestrand is thought to mean a … shore (4) 6 And 19 Down In June, 5000 ex­tras were sought to at­tend a con­cert at Gor­leston for a film writ­ten by … Cur­tis and di­rected by … Boyle (7 and 5) 7 Brian Hodgson from Nor­folk used a ring mod­u­la­tor to cre­ate the sound for these en­e­mies of Doc­tor Who (6) 8 Nor­folk … grow nearly 300 va­ri­eties of these ‘culi­nary, medic­i­nal and aro­matic’ plants (5) 13 Jeremy …, TV pre­sen­ter who de­scribed Nor­folk as a ‘flat and fea­ture­less county’ adding – amongst his milder com­ments! – that ‘no part of the 20th cen­tury has caught up with Nor­folk yet’ (8) 15 Elisabeth, Em­press of … and Queen of Hun­gary, vis­ited Cromer in 1887 (7) 17 And 12 Across … Holden, judge in the show in 1 Across who de­scribes Nor­folk as ‘my heart place, my Nor­folk’, has writ­ten an au­to­bi­og­ra­phy ‘No Hold­ing …’ (6 and 4) 18 Ruin meat for Nor­folk vil­lage? (6) 19 See 6 Down 22 Nor Con, The Nor­folk TV, Film & … Con, which will be held at the Nor­folk Show­ground this Oc­to­ber, is de­scribed by ‘SciFiNow’ mag­a­zine as ‘prob­a­bly the friendli­est con­ven­tion on Earth’ (5) 23 The Gor­leston Clifftop Fes­ti­val, to be held again this July, has be­come known as the …-long sum­mer at­trac­tion (4)

SIM­PLE CLUES

ACROSS 1 Nat­u­ral abil­ity for be­ing good at an ac­tiv­ity (6) 5 Planet we live on (5) 9 Woman’s name (5) 10 Re­lat­ing to the treat­ment of ill­ness and in­juries (7) 11 In the 1485 Bat­tle of … Field, Henry Tu­dor beat Richard III (8) 12 Re­turn (4) 14 Man’s name (5) 16 Ana­gram of ‘leads’ (5) 20 Largest part of some­thing (4) 21 … Rout­ledge, ac­tress fa­mous for play­ing Hy­acinth Bou­quet (8) 24 Lo­cal city (7) 25 … Cow­ell, ‘The X Fac­tor’ judge (5) 26 Stone with bands of colour that is used in jew­ellery (5) 27 Cap­i­tal city of Bavaria (6) DOWN 2 Chem­i­cal sub­stances with a ph value less than 7 (5) 3 North East­ern African coun­try for­merly called Abyssinia (8) 4 Round red fruit eaten as a veg­etable (6) 5 Hav­ing a great width (4) 6 Man’s name (7) 7 Ro­bot-like en­e­mies who want to ‘ex­ter­mi­nate’ Doc­tor Who (6) 8 Plants used to flavour food, also used as medicines (5) 13 Jeremy …, for­mer ‘Top Gear’ pre­sen­ter (8) 15 Cen­tral Euro­pean coun­try (7) 17 Woman’s name (6) 18 Vil­lage south-east of King’s Lynn (6) 19 Ab­bre­vi­a­tion of Daniel (5) 22 Per­son who en­ter­tains peo­ple by telling jokes (5) 23 1760 yards (4)

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.