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Crossword – September 2016 Newsletter

There is no underlying theme for this crossword.

September 2016 crossword grid
September 2016 crossword grid

CLUES
Across
7 Ill-lit (6)
8 Tend (4-2)
9 Monster (4)
10 Maize part (8)
11 One-eyed giant (7)
13 Bend down (5)
15 Incubate (5)
17 Limbless reptile (7)
20 Point where snow covers ground (4,4)
21 System of weights esp. gems (4)
23 Story not narrated (6)
24 Space devoid of
matter (6)

Down
1 Sell or strike (4)
2 Of or relating to the north (6)
3 Fainting (med) (7)
4 Fame, honour (5)
5 Surgical knife (6)
6 Obstinate (8)
12 Desire (8)
14 Gain, obtain (7)
16 Stockman, rancher (6)
18 A coup (6)
19 An accent mark (5)
22 Large scale artistic work (4)

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Crossword – June 2016 Newsletter

There is no underlying theme for this crossword.

CLUES
Across
7 Small pocket (6)June 2016 crossword
8 Get the better of (6)
9 Unpleasantly and excessively suave (4)
10 Correspondence without an envelope (8)
11 Self-aggrandisement (3,4)
13 Buffoon (5)
15 Type of quick bread (5)
17 Fundamental principle (7)
20 Type of sausage (8)
21 Hurt (4)
22 Expresses a condition; ought (6)
23 Render capable (6)
Down
1 Part of footpath (6)
2 Watery part of milk (4)
3 Tending to check bleeding (7)
4 Snare (5)
5 Martinet (8)
6 Crease (6)
12 Besotted, soused (6,2)
14 Decorate tastelessly (7)
16 Day care centre (6)
18 Lacking warmth of feeling (6)
19 Ruffian, disorderly (5)
21 Natural fuel (4)

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Crossword – March 2016 Newsletter

An underlying theme of this crossword is the environment, so several of the answers relate to this topic.

CLUESMarch 2016 crossword
Across
7 Divest of trees (13)
8 Immediately after this (8)
9 Nope it’s not closed (4)
10 This open framework may be tactile (7)
12 Open these gates and you may get wet (5)
14 They make a beeline for these (5)
16 Belonging to the same group (7)
19 Not a monetary pound (4)
20 A farm dawn may address climate change (4,4)
22 Capable of decaying (13)

Down
1 Past subjective of be (4)
2 Set for is collection of trees (6)
3 Positive feeling of admiration (7)
4 Not sit (5)
5 Trolls walk this way (6)
6 Immediately after this (8)
11 Arian CID leads to dangerous precipitation (4,4)
13 A seat of seeds (7)
15 Include or contain (6)
17 Group fighting in public (6)
18 Tool for bending cold metal (5)
21 A principle of behaviour (4)

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Crossword – December 2015 Newsletter

An underlying theme of this crossword is architecture, so several of the answers relate to this art.

CLUESDecember 2015 puzzle
Across
1 Tears may result if you are hit by this (5)
4 Plant a collection of sports cars (7)
8 I’m no great-aunt creates a row (13)
9 Elsy sleeps, why not? (9)
11 Cunning is costly (3)
12 My measure is part tricky (6)
13 Flying buttress style (6)
16 A familiar father (3)
17 Home admin is argumentative (2,7)
18 15th and 16th century line (13)
20 He thirsts for these garments (1-6)
21 A rustic dialect (5)
Down
1 No trams need a cross-beam (7)
2 An opening for edge merchants (9,4)
3 A forceful memory (3)
4 This support may be part intelligent (6)
5 Mrs Rafton may change shape (9)
6 A retailer all at sea perhaps (5,8)
7 A familiar address for a junior (5)
10 A war-like representative no longer tense (9)
14 Descriptive of cloth is MacCrib (7)
15 Diffuse or direct light, he’s sad to do it (6)
16 He opted out of this establishment (5)
19 A fishy treaty without a car (3)

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