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Page 18 | 24 July - 06 August 2019 Puzzle Matters CROSS CODE 13 14 11 8 13 1 2 17 4 13 5 24 11 13 18 9 19 19 23 1 18 17 9 8 24 7 8 11 17 7 25 23 13 7 13 9 3 17 16 24 9 11 12 17 18 3 15 11 7 19 9 2 17 10 1 18 17 2 13 9 2 5 4 18 18 13 18 9 25 17 19 6 17 8 1 10 17 24 7 10 24 26 17 7 2 3 18 24 24 20 7 17 17 9 8 17 12 19 1 12 5 13 19 23 17 20 18 17 17 17 19 17 25 17 7 17 22 24 18 21 17 18 8 8 ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 S A T 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. MAGIC SQUARE I SAVE AS SCIENTIST 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 Easy 6 2 7 2 6 9 3 9 8 7 6 6 7 8 5 1 9 3 9 4 7 8 1 5 4 2 8 5 3 4 2 SOLUTIONS NONAGRAM H E R S K I N A G 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: 39 Good; 46 Very Good; 54 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. FIVE ALIVE: Across – Lurch; Tends; Swede. Down – Lotus; Rinse; Haste. Across – Fiver; Inuit; Hatch. Down – Faith; Vault; Retch. NONAGRAM: akin; ankh; asker; asking; eking; gaskin; gherkin; grike; haik; hake; hank; hanker; hankie; hark; harken; harking; hike; hiker; inker; kaiser; kern; kesh; khan; kiang; kina; kinase; king; knag; knar; knish; kris; naker; nark; nerk; rake; raki; raking; rakish; rank; rink; risk; sake; saker; saki; sank; sark; sarking; shake; shaken; shaker; shakier; shaking; shank; shark; sheik; shikar; shirk; shrank; shriek; shrike; shrink; SHRINKAGE; sika; sink; sinkage; sinker; skag; skean; skeg; skein; skier; skin; snake; snakier; snark; sneak. (2) (1) QUICK CROSSWORD: Across – 1 Forest; 4 Campus; 8 Social; 10 Corner; 11 Mitre; 12 A level; 14 Absent; 16 Sent; 17 Bald; 19 Puma; 22 Spit; 26 Hereon; 27 Canapé; 28 Royal; 29 Simian; 30 Ballet; 31 Series; 32 Fester. Down – 1 Fiscal; 2 Riches; 3 Seamen; 5 Amoeba; 6 Panted; 7 Sprite; 9 Lilt; 10 Crab; 13 Venue; 15 Slain; 18 Rhesus; 19 Primer; 20 Morale; 21 Anon; 22 Scab; 23 Palace; 24 Tablet; 25 Jester. CRYPTIC CROSSWORD: Across – 1 Go to bed; 8 Equable; 9 Taken up; 10 Exploit; 11 Nankeen; 12 Decimal; 14 Topmast; 18 Incisor; 20 Epsilon; 21 Precede; 22 Curaçao; 23 Trolley. Down – 1 Get in on the act; 2 Taking; 3 Binge; 4 Depend; 5 Suspect; 6 Abloom; 7 Dental surgery; 13 Matlock; 15 Pastry; 16 Tinpot; 17 As well; 19 Credo. Your weekly puzzle challenge Quiz Challenge 1. What W is the immature fry of fishes such as herring, sprat, sardines and mackerel eaten whole as a delicacy? 2. A tegestologist has what hobby? 3. The novel The Naked and the Dead was by which author? 4. In the film Airplane, Leslie Nielsen’s phrase “Don’t call me Shirley” was a response to which five-word line? 5. England spin bowler Graeme Swann played first-class for Northamptonshire and which other county? WORD PYRAMID 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. LF 2 7 1 8 5 1 5 2 7 8 1 9 5 6 3 4 9 8 7 1 4 9 6 3 4 WORD PYRAMID: Swimming costume. EQUALISER: Clockwise from top left – multiply; subtract; add; divide. Total: 2. MAGIC SQUARE: visa; ices; sent; asti. Z T 26 13 V G 25 12 O U 24 11 FIVE ALIVE Hard O S T N C U I G S M M M I W E IU RV EC HR OA IA AE TI EN NU DI TS UT SL CT HS AW TE CD EH Y D city_matters 23 10 6. Which Beatles hit ends with a chorus of the Beatles 1963 hit She Loves You? 7. Which English king was sometimes known as ‘Lackland’? 8. What is the date of Queen Elizabeth II’s actual birthday? 9. What is the name for a flock of wild geese or swans in flight, typically in a V-shaped formation? 10. Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong was engaged to which American singer for two years from 2005? 5 2 9 4 7 3 1 8 6 6 7 3 1 8 2 9 4 5 4 8 1 5 6 9 2 3 7 3 4 7 8 1 6 5 2 9 9 5 6 3 2 4 8 7 1 8 1 2 9 5 7 3 6 4 2 6 8 7 9 1 4 5 3 7 9 4 2 3 5 6 1 8 1 3 5 6 4 8 7 9 2 W A 22 9 K S 21 8 F N 20 7 L B 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 6 5 3 4 10 4 4 4 4 1 12 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 R H 18 5 6 4 3 2 1 8 7 9 5 2 1 7 5 6 9 8 3 4 5 9 8 3 4 7 6 1 2 4 6 2 7 9 3 1 5 8 7 8 5 4 2 1 9 6 3 1 3 9 6 8 5 4 2 7 8 7 6 1 3 2 5 4 9 9 2 1 8 5 4 3 7 6 3 5 4 9 7 6 2 8 1 EASY SUDOKU HARD SUDOKU I CROSS CODE 1 2 3 QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Whitebait; 2 Collecting beer mats or coasters; 3 Norman Mailer; 4 “Surely you can’t be serious”; 5 Nottinghamshire; 6 All You Need is Love; 7 King John; 8 April 21; 9 Skein; 10 Sheryl Crow. E P 17 4 Q M 16 X C 15 J 14 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD 1 9 11 14 20 22 11 2 13 15 ACROSS 1. Start period of retirement (2,2,3) 8. Could be equal, it isn’t extreme (7) 9. Thanks Kenneth in court when arrested (5,2) 10. Make most of daring deed (7) 11. Grandmother eager to provide material (7) 12. Point mistakenly claimed (7) 14. Stop mat moving on board (7) 18. Carbon is filling in gold tooth (7) 20. Greek character makes one slip surprisingly (7) 21. Quietly withdraw to go in front (7) 22. You are, it appears, in the tree with orange-flavoured liqueur (7) 23. Bus found in supermarket (7) 1 8 12 18 26 29 31 21 2 16 19 13 3 13 3 11 20 28 17 9 CITYMATTERS.LONDON 4 8 10 12 16 18 21 23 QUICK CROSSWORD ACROSS 1. Wooded area (6) 4. University site (6) 8. Convivial (6) 10. Angle (6) 11. Bishop’s hat (5) 12. Examination (1,5) 14. Not present (6) 16. Dispatched (4) 17. Hairless (4) 19. Cougar (4) 22. Roasting skewer (4) 26. Upon this (6) 21 25 14 DOWN 5 19 10 6 17 18 1. How thespian might join in and make a profit? (3,2,2,3,3) 2. Thanks Rex, who is accepting (6) 3. Begin another drunken spree (5) 4. Trust egghead to leave part of the swimming pool (6) 5. One doubts whether he did it (7) 6. A flower like this is out (6) 7. Drawing room or filling station? (6,7) 13. Security device under rug in Derbyshire town (7) 15. Result of father’s attempt at cooking? (6) 16. Paltry vessels (6) 17. A water source contains sulphur too (2,4) 19. I believe cardinal who is in company (5) 4 8 10 14 17 22 22 27 30 32 5 23 27. Hors d’oeuvre (6) 28. Regal (5) 29. Apelike (6) 30. Dance form (6) 31. Sequence (6) 32. Suppurate (6) DOWN 1. Monetary (6) 2. Wealth (6) 3. Sailors (6) 5. Protozoan (6) 6. Gasped (6) 7. Fairy (6) 15 6 24 26 7 7 25 9. Jaunty rhythm (4) 10. Crustacean (4) 13. Meeting place (5) 15. Killed (5) 18. Type of monkey (6) 19. Coat of paint (6) 20. Team spirit (6) 21. Soon (4) 22. Sign of healing (4) 23. Royal house (6) 24. Pill (6) 25. Court fool (6) SOCIAL ENTERPRISE PRINTING Ltd. Quality Printing with a Social Value 12 Pinchin St, London E1 1SA — [email protected] — 020 7488 9800

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