1 Pedanticus read in his justifiably favourite organ of news this headline: “Ex-Belgian king ordered to give DNA sample for paternity test”. I could see something didn’t compute as his eyes began to rotate in contrary senses and little puffs of steam emanated from his ears. It can’t have been the amorous adventures of Albert II of Belgium that had tripped his switches – what can it have been?
Find the correct definition: BAIJI a) island just off Fiji b) street vendor c) functionally extinct dolphin of the Yangtze river
d) savoury doughnut
Rearrange the letters of GESTURING to make another word.
It alone can produce joy (7)
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Find a word that follows the first word in the clue and precedes the second, in each case making a fresh word or phrase. Eg, the answer to fish mix could be cake (fishcake and cake mix) and to bat man it could be he (bathe and he- man)... a) part share b) nuclear dresser c) scar paper d) sugar met e) under clock f) good glass