SIM­PLE CLUES

EDP Norfolk - - COUNTY CROSSWORD -

Across

1 Large vault for bury­ing the dead (4) 3 Small pieces of rock (6)

6 Tool or weapon (3)

7 The earth (5)

8 Man’s name (7)

10 …, Duchess of Corn­wall, is the sec­ond wife of Prince Charles (7) 11 Found in ‘awake Iris’ (4)

14 One spell­ing of a per­son who goes from place to place sell­ing small items (6)

15 The shape of an an­cient an­i­mal or plant pre­served in rock (6)

18 Not alive (4)

20 Eng­land, Scot­land and Wales (7) 23 Small bur­row­ing an­i­mals with long ears and soft fur (7)

24 Cir­cu­lar ob­jects (5) 25 In­ter­na­tion­ally recog­nised dis­tress sig­nal (1.1.1.)

26 The In­spec­tor … Mys­ter­ies, BBC crime drama series fea­tur­ing an aris­to­cratic in­spec­tor and his down-toearth side­kick, De­tec­tive Havers (6) 27 Plant used to add flavour to food or as a medicine (4)

Down

1 Ur­ban area, larger than a vil­lage and smaller than a city (4)

2 Imag­i­nary sea crea­ture with the body of a woman and a fish’s tail (7) 3 Found in ‘sense wellies’ (6) 4 Solely or ex­clu­sively (4)

5 State of be­ing barred from your na­tive coun­try (5)

6 Of­fi­cer of high rank in the Bri­tish navy (7)

9 Anagram of ‘led ram’ (6) 12 Eight-legged arach­nid (6) 13 Medics (7) 16 Sys­tem­at­i­cally or­gan­ised body of knowl­edge on a par­tic­u­lar sub­ject (7)

17 Cov­ered in a com­mon ground­cov­er­ing plant with thin green leaves (6)

19 Build­ings oc­cu­pied by a com­mu­nity of monks or nuns (5)

21 Herb of the pars­ley fam­ily, with fine blue-green leaves and yel­low flow­ers (4)

22 Royal So­ci­ety for the Pro­tec­tion of Birds (1.1.1.1.)

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