Rossendale Free Press : 2021-01-08

Brain Tester : 46 : 6

Brain Tester

ROSSENDALE FREE PRESS 6 FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2021 BRAIN Arrowword REMEMBER WHEN The following events all occurred in living memory. Can you guess the year? _ Aldrin, astronaut Continent _ Gaga, pictured Fairly cold Postponed Recover Attractive A 1. Dusty Springfiel­d died 2. Talvin Singh won the Mercury Music Prize 3. The Euro was introduced to the world financial markets 4. Lindsay Davenport won the women’s singles title at Wimbledon Stadium Boy Wading bird Iggy _, Aussie singer Tree Articles Outcast 1. Elvis Presley was All Shook Up in the charts 2. Harold Macmillan became Britain’s new prime minister 3. John Osborne’s The Entertaine­r opened at the Royal Court 4. Oliver Hardy died B Cede Training hall Outdated River Bicycle for two On dry land Curved sword Musical speed Star sign Flightless bird Impulse Indian state Lizard C 1. Londoners rioted over new poll tax 2. Sammy Davis Jr died 3. West Germany won the World Cup in Italy 4. Lech Walesa was elected President of Poland State of uproar Former gold coin Initial Guarantee Type of lettuce Deity Bridge in Venice Type of fish Of greater age Spacious Craftiness Dandy QUICK QUIZ Incite (3,2) Fuss Asian language Malice 1. Which Michelin-starred chef was Saving Britain’s Pubs in a recent four-part BBC2 series? In which Italian town was St Francis born and buried? Who was president of the USA 1933-45? Which science-fiction author wrote I, Robot and Foundation’s Edge? Old Trafford is home to which football team? Which French actress starred in Repulsion and The Hunger? Which poisonous gas is represente­d by the symbol CO? What sort of creature is a caribou? In Greek mythology, who had to clean out the Augean stables as one of his labours? Who wrote the novel Tropic of Cancer? Drawn match Ground Bird Large mammal Actor, _ L Jackson, pictured 2. 3. 4. Without exception (3,4) Expel from a country Tussle _ Roth, film director Beam above a door 5. 6. Whiskey grain Basin Chum French cheese Contrite 7. Foot digits For every 8. 9. Insects Region Football pundit, _ Wright Sewing thread Secret hoard 10. Vigilant CODEWORD Permit entry (3,2) Alcove Born as This puzzle has no clues. Instead, every number printed in the grid represents a letter, with the same number always representi­ng the same letter. For example, if 8 turns out to be a V, you can write in V wherever a square contains 8. Using your knowledge of words, complete the puzzle. Affected by the rise and fall of the sea 1 2 3 A B C D E F G A B C D E F G A B C D E F G H H H I J K L M I J K L M I J K L M N N N O P Q R S T U V W X Y O P Q R S T U V W X Y O P Q R S T U V W X Y 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 R A R A 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 A S Z Z Z PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTE­D BY PRESSREADE­R PressReade­r.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW