Magazine article New Statesman (1996)

The NS Crossword by Anorak

Magazine article New Statesman (1996)

The NS Crossword by Anorak

Article excerpt

2s between 21 and 26 A for the 6A may be held at 1D, 5, 13 (each of two words) and 28 and 16.

Across

1 Caught and bowled thoroughly (3-3-3)

9 Records from non-U missile (5)

10 Settled way of life is not veneer, curiously (4, 5)

11 Wanders removing tip of prickly shrubs (7)

12 5.10 and 50.10, maybe passionate (7)

14 Awfully faint, live and hale (3,3,4)

15 Only a lake (4)

18 Emperor in the hothouse (4)

19 New solution to "Go" (5,5)

23 Pickpockets' birds (7)

25 Begin broadcasting tune by Eccles (2,2,3)

27 Chubby pressman is doomed (5)

29 Stamina, Patience! (9)

Down

3 Lying close to a future flier (8)

4 Supervised bowling stints with a wide (7)

6 He wrote Gold God (6)

7 Bird at city, turning up thus (5)

8 Southern Irish teacher (3)

17 Bear in mind repairs to roof and wall (5,3)

20 Decide to attempt this puzzle again (7)

22 Brides scattering rubbish (6)

24 Problem with one who wants to be noticed (5)

26 Tool from Cockney's spoils, reportedly (3)

* This week's solutions will be published in the next issue of the NS

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Answers to crossword of 26 July 2010

The theme was the Beaufort Scale of wind force as used by the UK Met Office

Across 1) Breeze 4) Propel 8) Bat 10) Steeple 11) Hosting 12) Air 13) I ask you 14) Elitist 15) Ache 17) Force 18) Calm 20) Ogre 21) Storm 22) Gale 25) Asiatic 26) Entrees 28) Ayr 29) Glacial 30) Eloiner 31) End 32) Sweden 33) Ageism

Down 1) Bastinado 2) Evens 3) Zephyr 5) Rustic 6) Primipara 7) Light 8) Beaufort scale 9) Three-cornered 16) Hurricane 19) Maelstrom 23) Strife 24) Strong 25) Aegis 27) Ennui

* If you have any questions or comments, email: crossword@newstatesman. …

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