Archive Article: 2000/10/20

20 October 2000




ACROSS

1 Griefs ferocity compounded in place where union cemented (8,6)

9 Astound with a puzzle (5)

10 Poultry possibly producing green fare (4-5)

11 Flawed and tense, perhaps (9)

12 Pastoral scene in which one moves idly and lazily at first (5)

13 Way of walking into entrance we hear (4)

14 Destructive pest is male bird, one causing irritation (10)

17 Sir Galahad, we hear, takes shield with reduced vision (5-5)

19 13, say, is a revolutionary in short (4)

22 Claw section of metal one (5)

24 Guest in an upset removing from House, say (9)

26 Reorganise behind stove (9)

27 Failed to open bridge for peak (5)

28 Tools used together with great force (6,3,5)

DOWN

1 Harvesting near pig, strangely (7)

2 Wrestling with a sort of iron (9)

3 Fleeces with these clippers (6)

4 Sack for gun (5)

5 Passed patent with a range of understanding (9)

6 Provide angle around container (7)

7 Tin taken to US city – thats shrewd (5)

8 Cashier narrator (6)

15 Lamp, say, using fuel to run boiler in error (3-6)

16 Bird fed on mixture not permitted (9)

17 Kind disposition (6)

18 Pet mutt ran wild (7)

20 Female cat – it somersaulted over unopened exit (7)

21 Vegetable upset or put into trailer (6)

23 A mall wrecked by beast (5)

25 Back firm (5)

SOLUTION TO 781

ACROSS: 1 Horseshoe magnet, 9 Noisier, 10 Federal, 11 Isis, 12 Off-colour, 15 Rustler, 16 Swede,18 Focus, 20 Loafers, 23 Temperate, 24 News, 27 Atheist, 28 Average, 29 Have two left feet.

DOWN: 1 Handicraft, 2 Raisins, 3 Emit, 4 Hereford, 5 Effect, 6 Andalusian, 7 Nurture, 8 Till, 13 Flash point, 14 Persistent, 17 Flat race, 19 Chekhov, 21 Elevate, 22 Grotto, 25 Bath, 26 Beet.

CROSSWORD No 781

WINNERS

Mrs B Clark, Filey, NYorks;

Mrs EEldred, Thorley, Herts.


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