Sunday Mirror

Quizword & Crossword

Two sets of clues, two different answers – all on the same grid. Choose one or the other.

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Quizword

ACROSS

6 1941 allegorica­l novel

by Rex Warner (3,9)

8 Major trading city in ancient Greece on the west coast of Asia Minor (7)

9 Percussion instrument made from a hollow gourd commonly used in Latin American music (5)

10 Capital of Togo (4)

12 Mount —, volcano in southern Alaska that erupted in 1912 (6)

14 George —, music hall comedian nicknamed The Prime Minister of Mirth (5)

15 Frederick —, composer of 1907 opera A Village Romeo and Juliet (6)

16 Billy —, singer-actor who played Cat in

1991 biopic The

Doors (4)

19 Type of puzzle consisting of pictures representi­ng syllables and words (5)

21 Fifteenth letter in the

Greek alphabet (7)

22 The —, 1970 film comedy starring

Ron Moody, Dom DeLuise and Frank Langella (6,6)

DOWN

1 Thick white sauce flavoured with onions and seasonings (8) 2 Microscopi­c fungus used in beer and bread manufactur­e (5)

3 See 6 Down

4 South American republic whose capital is

Montevideo (7)

5 Zulu word for a group of armed warriors or soldiers (4)

6 and 3

1932 comedy horror film starring Boris Karloff and Melvyn Douglas (3,3,4,5)

7 William Shakespear­e play featuring the characters Volumnia and Virgilia (10)

11 Variety of lettuce with

a long slender head (3) 12 Large New Zealand parrot with brownishgr­een plumage (3)

13 Val —, author of the novels Blue Genes and The Distant Echo (8) 14 Odo —, British Ambassador to the German Empire from 1871-84 (7)

17 Medium-sized smoothhair­ed breed of dog with a short nose and a docked tail (5)

18 Spa town in Allier, France; seat of the collaborat­ionist government from 1940-44 (5)

20 Riddick —, boxer who became WBA, WBC and IBF Heavyweigh­t champion in 1992 (4)

6 At once (12)

8 Amid (7)

9 Wading bird (5)

10 Swing to and fro (4) 12 Relating to

cattle (6)

14 Aromatic

spice (5)

15 Keep hold of (6)

16 Let it stand (4)

19 Cleave (5)

21 End or

conclusion (7)

22 Not willing to

compromise (12)

DOWN

1 High and mighty (8)

2 Housey-housey (5)

3 Snooker ball colour (5) 4 Trend (7)

5 Couple (4)

6 Needlewoma­n (10)

7 Use of money for future

profit (10)

11 Play on words (3)

12 Offer (3)

13 Interloper (8)

14 Water tank (7)

17 Cake decoration (5)

18 Child’s magazine (5)

20 Touch down (4)

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