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Page 18 | 10 - 23 July 2019 Puzzle Matters CROSS CODE 6 15 9 19 1 5 15 3 14 6 15 11 25 7 13 15 6 22 8 10 15 6 7 19 6 17 18 5 19 13 5 18 15 18 16 2 22 22 23 6 15 15 18 11 22 18 23 15 17 22 6 18 18 10 26 22 18 20 15 3 22 1 24 1 5 19 4 18 23 22 23 1 19 5 18 6 19 2 15 18 22 26 22 3 18 23 15 22 16 3 12 14 25 6 14 21 16 1 14 16 22 4 19 5 1 18 15 3 15 26 22 11 5 15 23 1 3 26 15 5 1 4 15 6 1 22 5 ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 G N 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Each number in our Cross Code grid represents a different letter of the alphabet. You have three letters in the control grid to start you off. Enter them in the appropriate squares in the main grid, then use your knowledge of words to work out which letters should go in the missing squares. As you get the letters, fill in other squares with the same number in the main grid and control grid. Check off the alphabetical list of letters as you identify them. Easy E MAGIC SQUARE SLANG ON NOVEL PAGE Using all 16 letters of the phrase above, form four words each of four letters which will fit in the grid to form a magic square in which the words can be read both horizontally and vertically. SUDOKU 4 1 8 9 5 8 6 4 7 9 2 1 7 6 5 4 2 9 4 8 6 7 5 4 2 3 9 7 5 6 2 7 1 1 4 8 6 9 SOLUTIONS NONAGRAM T R Y A D A M O N How many words of four letters or more can you make from this Nonagram? Each word must use the central letter, and each letter may be used only once. At least one word using all nine letters can be found. Guidelines: 21 Good; 25 Very Good; 29 Excellent. Any word found in the Concise Oxford Dictionary (Tenth Edition) is eligible with the following exceptions: proper nouns; plural nouns, pronouns and possessives; third person singular verbs; hyphenated words; contractions and abbreviations; vulgar slang words; variant spellings of the same word (where another variant is also eligible). Each row and each column must contain the numbers 1 to 9, and so must each 3 x 3 box. NONAGRAM: adman; adorn; damar; damn; DAMNATORY; darn; dart; data; dayan; dorm; dormant; dormy; dory; dram; drama; drat; dray; dynamo; madroña; MANDATORY; mardy; matador; monad; mordant; nard; nomad; radon; rand; random; randy; road; roadman; tardy; toad; toady; today; tody; trad; trod; yard; yardman. Across – Money; Fetch; Igloo. Down – Mufti; Natal; Yahoo. Across – Shake; Equip; Teeny. Down – Spelt; Amuse; Empty. (2) FIVE ALIVE: (1) QUICK CROSSWORD: Across – 2 Pottery; 7 Body; 8 Adam; 9 Rancour; 10 Cape; 12 Drag; 15 Digit; 17 Abacus; 18 Copper; 19 Staves; 21 Cerise; 22 Tenon; 23 Node; 26 Pelt; 28 Placebo; 29 Aide; 30 Stag; 31 Earnest. Down – 1 Coda; 2 Pyre; 3 Tennis; 4 Exotic; 5 Yard; 6 Saga; 10 Coarsen; 11 Placard; 13 Reptile; 14 Garment; 15 Duvet; 16 Token; 20 Sea air; 21 Cohere; 24 Omit; 25 Epée; 26 Post; 27 Loam. CRYPTIC CROSSWORD: Across – 1 Fireguard; 6 Nap; 8 Revenue cutter; 9 Juror; 10 Sherbet; 11 Sickle; 13 Stream; 16 Rivalry; 18 Demur; 20 Game preserver; 22 Tin; 23 Remittent. Down – 1 Fir; 2 Rover; 3 General; 4 Averse; 5 Deuce; 6 Notable; 7 Part-timer; 9 Just right; 12 Caveman; 14 Tidiest; 15 Lyceum; 17 Leper; 19 Movie; 21 Rot. Your weekly puzzle challenge Quiz Challenge 1. The boll weevil beetle lives on and destroys what plant? 2. Oarsman, Zermatt and Musselburgh are popular varieties of which vegetable? 3. The word wanderlust originates from which European language? 4. Which former MP appeared as a child in 1961 in a TV commercial advertising Ribena? 5. The fat deposits from the loins and around the kidneys of cattle or sheep are sold as what? 4 9 1 9 6 5 2 3 7 8 1 5 9 5 6 7 4 8 9 7 4 8 1 4 8 7 3 U EQUALISER: Clockwise from top left – subtract; multiply; divide; add. Total: 7. WORD PYRAMID: Aversion therapy. L MAGIC SQUARE: song; oval; nape; glen. 26 13 Y X 25 12 B Spell out a 15-letter word or phrase by moving from one chamber to another within the pyramid. You may only enter each of the chambers once and may only proceed through openings in the walls. The first letter may appear in any chamber. 24 W 11 WORD PYRAMID FIVE ALIVE MS HO NA KE Hard A P Y R O S E N I R H T A V E EY PU AM AM FE EQ TU IC PH TL SA OT IT GE EL ON YO T P city_matters 23 10 6. Since January 2018, TV ‘Chaser’ Anne Hegerty has presented which ITV quiz show? 7. Which famous football club was once known as Dial Square? 8. In Spanish-speaking countries, what H is a large estate or plantation with a dwelling house? 9. In which 2009 film does Morgan Freeman play Nelson Mandela? 10. How many scoring sections are there on a dart board? 4 6 9 2 5 7 8 1 3 3 8 7 1 4 9 2 6 5 5 2 1 8 6 3 9 7 4 6 7 4 3 8 1 5 2 9 9 5 3 6 7 2 4 8 1 2 1 8 5 9 4 6 3 7 7 4 2 9 1 6 3 5 8 1 3 5 4 2 8 7 9 6 8 9 6 7 3 5 1 4 2 A J 22 9 Z Q 21 8 H F 20 7 O R 19 Here are two miniature fivesquare crosswords using the same grid – but the letters have been mixed up. You have to work out which letters belong to which crossword. EQUALISER 3 7 8 1 1 1 1 6 1 1 5 1 Place the four signs (add, subtract, multiply, divide) one in each circle so that the total of each across and down line is the same. Perform the first calculation in each line first and ignore the mathematical law which says you should always perform division and multiplication before addition and subtraction. 6 This puzzle page is supplied by Sirius Media Services. To try our new puzzle, Zygolex, go to www.zygolex.com © Sirius Media Services Ltd S N 18 5 4 2 1 8 6 3 7 5 9 5 9 8 1 2 7 6 4 3 3 7 6 9 5 4 8 2 1 8 3 7 6 9 5 2 1 4 2 1 9 4 3 8 5 6 7 6 5 4 7 1 2 3 9 8 7 8 5 2 4 9 1 3 6 9 6 2 3 7 1 4 8 5 1 4 3 5 8 6 9 7 2 EASY SUDOKU HARD SUDOKU I CROSS CODE 1 2 3 QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Cotton; 2 Leek; 3 German; 4 Michael Portillo; 5 Suet; 6 Britain’s Brightest Family; 7 Arsenal; 8 Hacienda; 9 Invictus; 10 82. M G 17 4 K D 16 E V 15 C 14 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD 1 8 9 11 16 20 22 10 2 12 11 17 21 ACROSS 1. Figure out a way to obtain protection in the home (9) 6. Nod off during the card game (3) 8. Clearly the taxman didn’t get so much income from this vessel (7,6) 9. Panellist on trial (5) 10. Her best formula for a soft drink (7) 11. Fed up with the French implement (6) 13. Master new channel (6) 16. Larry troubled with four in competition (7) 18. Object to some rude murals (5) 20. Keeper of hunted animals? (4,9) 22. Can leaders of town investigate nepotism? (3) 23. Send a canvas cover at intervals (9) 1 7 8 10 17 19 23 29 29 31 1 24 2 11 2 9 13 25 28 31 3 17 23 11 15 22 28 15 3 CITYMATTERS.LONDON 4 10 15 QUICK CROSSWORD ACROSS 2. Ceramic ware (7) 7. Main part (4) 8. First man (4) 9. Bitterness (7) 10. Cloak (4) 12. Pull (4) 15. Finger (5) 17. Counting frame (6) 18. Metallic element (6) 19. Musical lines (6) 21. Cherry red (6) 22. Type of saw (5) 20 25 13 13 16 5 14 18 6 19 7 21 DOWN 1. Tree in endless conflagration (3) 2. Stray dog? (5) 3. Officer involving everyone (7) 4. Opposed to a few lines (6) 5. Two spotted the devil (5) 6. Worthy but apparently incompetent (7) 7. Only partially watch for one who works fewer hours (4-5) 9. Lawful entitlement? Precisely (4,5) 12. He had a ready-made home quite naturally (7) 14. Time I sorted out bedsit, not initially the neatest (7) 15. At college my clue was cracked (6) 17. Going up to discourage the advances of a sick person (5) 19. In turn I see the film (5) 21. Right to return rubbish (3) 4 18 22 21 16 23. Lump (4) 26. Fur (4) 28. Inert medication (7) 29. Assistant (4) 30. Male deer (4) 31. Serious (7) DOWN 1. Musical ending (4) 2. Funeral fire (4) 3. Ball game (6) 4. Foreign (6) 5. Three feet (4) 6. Heroic tale (4) 10. Roughen (7) 5 8 12 15 26 30 6 13 6 27 7 14 11. Poster (7) 13. Cold-blooded vertebrate (7) 14. Clothing (7) 15. Continental quilt (5) 16. Symbol (5) 20. Coastal atmosphere (3,3) 21. Stick together (6) 24. Leave out (4) 25. Fencing sword (4) 26. Mail (4) 27. Rich soil (4) SOCIAL ENTERPRISE PRINTING Ltd. Quality Printing with a Social Value 12 Pinchin St, London E1 1SA — info@inkit.london — 020 7488 9800

LICENSING ACT 2003 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A PREMISES LICENCE PREMISES: Etc. Venues. 50-52 Chancery Lane London WC2A 1HL. Notice is given that Etc Venues Limited has applied to City of London Council for a Premises Licence under the Licensing Act 2003. The proposed licensable activities are: 1. The sale of alcohol from 07.30 to 00.00 daily; 2. Live and recorded music, performances of dance and anything similar from 08.00 to 00.00 daily; and 3. The provision of late night refreshment from 23.00 to 00.00 daily. The venue can only be used on a pre-booked basis and is not open to the general public. Licensable activities shall be restricted to persons attending bona fide pre-booked events (including, but not limited to, events such as training courses, meetings, conferences, dinners, exhibitions, product launches, receptions, seminars, lectures, teambuilding and networking functions and events). Anyone who wishes to make representations regarding this application must write to Licensing Officer City of London Markets and Consumer Protection PO Box 270, Guildhall London EC2P 2EJ. Representations must be received by 29 July 2019. The register of Licensing Applications can be inspected by appointment or at www.cityoflondon.gov.uk. It is an offence on summary conviction to knowingly or recklessly make a false statement in connection with this application, the maximum fine for which is unlimited. Notice of application to vary a Premises Licence under Section 34 of the Licensing Act 2003 Notice is hereby given that Stonegate Pub Company Limited in respect of Premises known as The Alice, 133 Houndsditch, Houndsditch, EC3A 7BX applied to City of London Corporation for a Variation of a Premises Licence. The proposed variation is:- To vary the layout of the premises in accordance with plans supplied by the applicant such variation to have effect upon the completion of the works as notified to the Licensing Authority in writing. To extend the start time for opening hours to start from 07:00 hours Monday to Sunday (including standard and non-standard timings) to allow for breakfast opening. To remove an outdated condition and the Christmas Day trading restriction condition from the Premises Licence, as detailed in the application. Any representations regarding the above-mentioned application must be received in writing by Licensing Authority, City of London Licensing Authority, Markets and Consumer Protection, PO Box 270, Guildhall, EC2P 2EJ, no later than 25 July 2 2019 stating the grounds for representation. The register of City of London Corporation and the record of the application may be inspected at the address of the council, given above, during normal business hours or on the council’s website - www.cityoflondon.gov.uk. It is an offence knowingly or recklessly to make a false statement in connection with an application. A person is liable to an unlimited fine on conviction should such a false statement be made. Poppleston Allen, 37 Stoney Street, The Lace Market, Nottingham NG1 1LS

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