Tag Archives: Crossword

#22

This puzzle may be rather difficult for solvers who were not pre-schoolers in the UK between the late 60s and early 80s. As always, no apologies.


22

by Rupert Morrish


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#21


#21

by Rupert Morrish


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Sea


Sea

by Rupert Morrish


Solve the grid and name the sea it represents.

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Unity


Unity

by Rupert Morrish


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Invisible Men

Male names in DA’s SMH crossword for 20th July 2012:

Across
1. HAL
5. TIM
9. DALE
10. DON
11. IAN
12. AL
14. NICK
15. WILL
19. BEN
22. SAM
26. MATT
27. ERIC

Down
2. ED
3. ARCHIE
6. DES
7. YO
8. ETHANE
13. LESTER
18. TOM
20. CHRIS

UPDATE: Per Ian at DATrippers, 7D is not an Invisible Man (I had thought it was BAN + YO = suburb of Brisbane). So now I’m missing one.

UPDATE 2: Found it (12 across).

UPDATE 3: 8D is a lot more common that I’d thought. Thanks to RK.

#18


#18

by Rupert Morrish


If you don’t get 1 across, go here, before trying the rest of the themed clues.

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By way of comparison

(DA 2012/05/18)

There should be 17 of these according to the rubric. Please feel free to add the 17th in comments.

UPDATE: 5D spotted by DATrippers.com commenter JJ.

UPDATE TO THE UPDATE: 5D was spotted by Tim Aubrey first.

Across
12 Mad as a cut snake
15 High as a kite
16 Slippery as an eel
17 Red as a beet
18 Pissed as a newt
24 Calm as a millpond
27 Lean as a bean (this is the one that is reversed)

Down
1 Slow as a wet week
2 Dry as a Pommy’s towel [Grr!]
4 Blind as a bat
5 Old as Methuselah
7 Cold as ice
8 Quiet as the grave
13 Black as the Ace of Spades
14 Pure as the driven snow
22 Neat as a pin
28/23 Snug as a bug in a rug

#17

Some answers will not fit the grid unless you 7D/1A.

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