Quiz­word & Cross­word

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

The Galloway News - - PUZZLES -

QUIZ­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 and 25 Di­rec­tor of films Out­land, The Relic and Capricorn One (5,5) 4 City in Ne­braska, US, on the Mis­souri River op­po­site Coun­cil Bluffs, Iowa (5) 10 Ge­orges —, French com­poser of 1925 bal­let Les Matelots (5) 11 2007 biopic star­ring Sam Ri­ley as singer Ian Cur­tis (7) 12 2006 novel by Michael Connelly (4,4) 13 Jeremy —, jour­nal­ist, ra­dio and tele­vi­sion pre­sen­ter whose cred­its in­clude Eg­gheads (4) 15 Ya­suo —, 2007-08 prime min­is­ter of Ja­pan (6) 17 Num­ber rep­re­sented by LXXX in Ro­man nu­mer­als (6) 19 Ac­tive vol­cano in Si­cily (4) 20 Chris­tine —, 2008 Olympic 400m gold medal­list (8) 23 2000 mys­tery film star­ring Cate Blanchett and Gio­vanni Ribisi (3,4) 24 Her­aldry term for blue (5) 25 See 1 Across 26 Shrub with fra­grant vi­o­let, pink or white flow­ers (5)

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2 Third planet from the sun (5) 3 1955 com­edy-drama film star­ring John Mills, Yvonne Mitchell and Alas­tair Sim (8) 5 Semi­aquatic mam­mal whose fur is highly val­ued (4) 6 Town in Es­sex on the es­tu­ar­ies of the Rivers Or­well and Stour (7) 7 1978 ac­tion film star­ring Bruce Lee and Gig Young (4,2,5) 8 Group or set of twenty (5) 9 De­tec­tive cre­ation of Fred­eric Dan­nay and Man­fred B Lee (6,5) 14 Danny —, Wasps and for­mer Sale Sharks rugby union fly-half; 2008 Eng­land Test debu­tant against Wales (8) 16 George —, Best Ac­tor in a Sup­port­ing Role Os­car win­ner for Cool Hand Luke (7) 18 Ed­mund —, au­thor of nov­els A Boy’s Own Story and The Farewell Sym­phony (5) 21 Rafael —, 1963 US Na­tional Sin­gles ten­nis cham­pi­onship win­ner (5) 22 For­mer name of Thai­land (4)

CROSS­WORD CLUES ACROSS

1 Egg-shaped (5) 4 Ma­jor re­li­gion (5) 10 Hap­pen (5) 11 Mon­key, eg (7) 12 Re­veal­ing or be­tray­ing some­thing (8) 13 Girl (4) 15 Lot­tery type (6) 17 Mid­dle point (6) 19 Goes wrong (4) 20 Old-fash­ioned, ob­so­lete (8) 23 Ab­bre­vi­ate (7) 24 Court case (5) 25 Stage whis­per (5) 26 Car­pet nails (5)

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2 Of the voice (5) 3 Stran­gle (8) 5 Top layer of land (4) 6 Stub­bornly res­o­lute (7) 7 Noisy spirit (11) 8 Suit­ably (5) 9 Cheese type (11) 14 Blood feud (8) 16 Ex­tremely an­gry (7) 18 Ro­tates (5) 21 Dense (5) 22 Fas­tener (4)

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