Quiz Answers

Edition 117
 
ACROSS
   

1 – (6) Spring

7 - (8) Aerobics
12 – (9) Earnestly
13 - (4) Teak
14 – (5) Aesop
17 – (2) An
18 – (11) Weirdnesses
21 - (3) Aid
23 – (4) Came
24 – (3) ASA
25 - (2) Rk
26 - (5) Bails
28 – (2) IP
29 - (4) Ebor
31 - (9) Tasteless
32 – (3) EGI
33 - (5) Rider
34 – (5) Unget
36 – (3) EIE
37 – (9) Animation
38 – (4) Acme
40 - (2)DD
41 – (5) Toner
43 – (2) Si
44 - (3) DAO
46 - (4) Cede
48 – (3) Era
49 – (11)  Caterpillar
51 – (2) En
52 – (5) Natta
53 - (4)  Data
57 - (8) Epilation
60 - (8) Danties
61 - (6) Absurd

DOWN

1 - (3) Set
2 - (13) Paediatrician 
3 – (3) RRA
4 – (3) Ink
5 – (2) Ne
6 - (2) GS
7 - (5) Alarm
8 - (4) Eyed
9 - (5) Oboes
10 - (2) In
11 - (8) Samskrit
15 – (5) Snaps
16 – (4) Peas
17 - (10) Aerogenerator
18 - (5) Waste
19 – (2) EE
20 - (7)  Iceland
21 - (2) Ab
22 - (6) Diadem
27 – (3) LSI
28 - (7) Ishmael
30 – (6) begone
33 – (8) Reascend
34 - (5) Utter
35 – (3) NIO
37 – (5) Adopt
39 - (4) Eden
42 - (2) Ra
45 - (5) Apart
46 – (5)Claps
47 - (2) DA
50 - (4) Itee
53 - (3) DTS
54 - (3) AIU
55 - (3)  And
56 - (2)Ti
58 - (2)LA
59 - (2) AB
 
 
Edition 116
 
ACROSS   

1 – (6) crocus

7 - (8) Abdicant
12 – (9) Carbonara
13 - (4) Aces
14 – (5) Ensis
17 – (2) As
18 – (11) Broadenings
21 - (3) eel
23 – (4) earl
24 – (3) Aga
25 - (2) RE
26 - (5) Gnawn
28 – (2) triad
29 - (4) reel
31 - (9) Ignitions
32 – (3) AEE
33 - (5) Gnawn
34 – (5) Triad
36 – (3) AET
37 – (9) Flashbulb
38 – (4) Seal
40 - (2) UE
41 – (5) Obeli
43 – (2) As
44 - (3) car
46 - (4) Peru
48 – (3) Den
49 – (11)  Centralised
51 – (2) Ts
52 – (5) Sonic
53 - (4)  Eden
57 - (8) Nobleness
60 - (8) Chatelet
61 - (6) Eldest

DOWN

1 - (3) CCA
2 - (13) Racketinesses
3 – (3) Ore
4 – (3) CBS
5 – (2) No
6 - (2) Sn
7 - (5) Areal
8 - (4) Band
9 - (5) Icing
10 - (2) Ac
11 - (8) Tasseled
15 – (5) Seams
16 – (4) Sial
18 - (5) begin
19 – (2) Ra
20 - (7)  orbicle
21 - (2) ES
22 - (6) ligate
27 – (3) NNW
28 - (7) Knishes
30 – (6) Railed
33 – (8) Galactic
34 - (5) Tboud
35 – (3) Rub
37 – (5) Furan
39 - (4) Acts
42 - (2) In
45 - (5) Arose
46 – (5)Picot
47 - (2) Re
50 - (4) Line
53 - (3) End
54 - (3) Pee
55 - (3)  NST
56 - (2) Ba
58 - (2) Le

 

59 - (2)EL


Edition 115

ACROSS

1 – (6) Strong
7 - (8) Catalyst
12 – (9) Aerofoils
13 - (4) Scat
14 – (5) Aided
17 – (2) AA
18 – (11) Chamaeleons
21 - (3) DNA
23 – (4) Harp
24 – (3) Tea
25 - (2) AP
26 - (5) Nobel
28 – (2) Fe
29 - (4) Loco
31 - (9) Laminator
32 – (3) Who
33 - (5) Bosun
34 – (5) Stern
36 – (3) Age
37 – (9) Matajuelo
38 – (4) Bide
40 - (2) OS
41 – (5) Patna
43 – (2) BC
44 - (3) Nan
46 - (4) Mime
48 – (3) YIB
49 – (11)Landsteiner
51 – (2) IL
52 – (2,3) SS ELX
53 - (4)  Bits
57 - (9) Kinetosis
60 - (8) Gauntlet
61 - (6) monaco


DOWN


1 - (3) SAS
2 - (13)Technological
3 – (3) RRA
4 – (3) OOT
5 – (2) NF
6 - (2) Go
7 - (5) Clamp
8 - (4) Asia
9 - (5) Adele
10 - (2) Yo
11 - (8) Teaspoon
15 – (5) Deter
16 – (4) Deal
17 - (13)Anachronistic
19 – (2) Ha
20 - (7) Armadas
21 - (2) DN
22 - (6) Abased
27 – (3) Emu
28 - (7) Folacin
30 – (6) Owelty
33 – (8) Babbling
34 - (5) Super
35 – (3) Tea
37 – (5) Monte
39 - (4) Ends
42 - (2) Ab
45 - (5) Asset
46 – (3,2) Mix it
47 - (2) Me
50 - (4) Elke
53 - (3) Bon
54 - (3) ISA
55 - (3) SSO
56 - (2) BU
58 - (2) Em
59 - (2) To


Edition 114

ACROSS

1 – (6) Autumn
7 - (8) Aardvark
12 – (9) Embassies
13 - (4) Ebay
14 – (5) Saris
17 – (2) Al
18 – (11) Endophragma
21 - (3) Deb
23 – (4) Alap
24 – (3) Eye
25 - (2) An
26 - (5) Along
28 – (2) Na
29 - (4) Kilt
31 - (9) Lollipops
32 – (3) MGA
33 - (5) Tahoe
34 – (5) Papas
36 – (3) ATO
37 – (9) Angiogram
38 – (4) Brow
40 - (2) Cs
41 – (5) Aslan
43 – (2) Ae
44 - (3) Air
46 - (4) Star
48 – (3) MTO
49 – (11) Seigniorage
51 – (2) Cs
52 – (5) Sedge
53 - (4) Egos
57 - (8) Earthling
60 - (6) Saunters
61 - (6) Almost


DOWN


1 - (3) AEE
2 - (8,5) Umberella Trees
3 – (3) TBA
4 – (3) UAY
5 – (2) Ms
6 - (2) NS
7 - (5) Aesop
8 - (4) ASAP
9 - (5) Dairy
10 - (2) At
11 - (8) Kalantas
15 – (5) Rheas
16 – (4) Saek
18 - (5) Eagle
19 – (2) Nl
20 - (7) Dampens
21 - (2) DA
22 - (6) Boohoo
27 – (3) NLO
28 - (7) Pianist
30 – (6) Impalm
33 – (8) Tabascos
34 - (5) Grape
35 – (3) ARS
37 – (5) Acrid
39 - (4) Wags
42 - (2) No
45 - (5) Inert
46 – (5) Areas
47 - (2) Sg
50 - (4) Ogre
53 - (3) Elm
54 - (3) GIO
55 - (3) SGT
56 - (2) Au
58 - (2) Th
59 - (2) Hl

Edition 113

ACROSS

1 – (6) Audits
7 - (8) Accepted
12 – (9) Angelfish
13 - (4) Bags
14 – (5) Hides
17 – (2) Bn
18 – (11) Orienteered
21 - (3) Bud
23 – (4) Mins
24 – (3) Are
25 - (2) Li
26 - (5) Alarm
28 – (2) Ae
29 - (4) Mile
31 - (9) Titivates
32 – (3) JIS
33 - (5) Nemea
34 – (5) SMSgt
36 – (3) ORO
37 – (9) Staircase
38 – (4) Band
40 - (2) As
41 – (5) Alert
43 – (2) OT
44 - (3) OAP
46 - (4) Elul
48 – (3)Lap
49 – (11)  Demobilised
51 – (2) ID
52 – (5) Dread
53 - (4)  Buck
57 - (8) Gemstones
60 - (6) Speedier
61 - (6) Advised


DOWN


1 - (3) AAB
2 - (13) Unadulterated
3 – (3) DGG
4 – (3) IES
5 – (2) Tl
6 - (2) Sf
7 - (5) Ashen
8 - (4) Chin
9 - (5) Emeer
10 - (2) Tb
11 - (8) Dandiest
15 – (5) Dates
16 – (4) Seem
18 - (5) Osmia
19 – (2) Ri
20 - (7) Impacts
21 - (2) Ba
22 - (6) daimon
27 – (3) Rte
28 - (7) Aerials
30 – (6) Ijssel
33 – (8) Nobodies
34 - (5) Scald
35 – (3) Mal
37 – (5) Sapid
39 - (4) Door
42 - (2) Tp
45 - (5) Aband
46 – (5) Eider
47 - (2) UE
50 - (4) Lege
53 - (3) Bov
54 - (3) Uni
55 - (3)  KSE
56 - (2)Se
58 - (2) SA
59 - (2) TD

Edition 112

ACROSS

1 – (6) Summer

7 - (8) Swimwear

12 – (9) Anatomies

13 - (4) data

14 – (5) Aerie

17 – (2) AA

18 – (11) Exultations

21 - (3) Act

23 – (4) Inns

24 – (3) CTL

25 - (2) To

26 - (5) Coral

28 – (2) Ae

29 - (4) Dent

31 - (9) Macaroon

32 – (3) Ape

33 - (5) Spilt

34 – (5) Ogled

36 – (3) AAL

37 – (9) Attention

38 – (4) Send

40 - (2) Ls

41 – (5) Tonus

43 – (2) Di

44 - (3) Asp

46 - (4) Cede

48 – (3) SLO

49 – (11)Leaseholder

51 – (2) Ed

52 – (5) Crate

53 - (4) Acid

57 - (8) Totalisms

60 - (6) Salients

61 - (6) Madman

 

 

DOWN 

1 - (3) Sad

2 - (13)Unaccompanied

3 – (3) Mat

4 – (3) MTA

5 – (2) Eo

6 - (2) Rm

7 - (5) Seals

8 - (4) West

9 - (5) MLitt

10 - (2) ET

11 - (8) Reasoned

15 – (5) Races

16 – (4) Eild

18 - (5) Eilat

19 – (2) Xn

20 - (7) Unbolts

21 - (2) Ac

22 - (6) Trails

27 – (3) ACL

28 - (7) Angered

30 – (6) Talons

33 – (8) Saddlers

34 - (5) Otter

35 – (3) GIO

37 – (5) Alpha

39 - (4) Ease

42 - (2) So

45 - (5) Secre

46 – (5) Clots

47 - (2) De

50 - (4) Trot

53 - (3) Aid

54 - (3) CSM

55 - (3) DSN

56 - (2) Al

58 - (2) Am 

59 - (2) La


Edition 111

ACROSS

1 – (6) Elapse

7 - (8) Aardvark

12 – (9) Eagerness

13 - (4) last

14 – (5) Hides

17 – (2) Dy

18 – (11) Appearances

21 - (3) Bid

23 – (4) Clan

24 – (3) Ado

25 - (2) Pt

26 - (5) Snift

28 – (2) Af

29 - (4) Biro

31 - (9) Gloomiest

32 – (3) Den

33 - (5) Gnawn

34 – (5) Geese

36 – (3) EET

37 – (9) Himalayas

38 – (4) Nest

40 - (2) Ac

41 – (5) Notum

43 – (2) Es

44 - (3) Awn

46 - (4) Heng

48 – (3) Eer

49 – (11)  Retrogrades

51 – (2) As

52 – (5) Tosto

53 - (4) Case

57 - (8) Omnivores

60 - (6) Sarasota

61 - (6) Nobody


 

DOWN

 

1 - (3) Eel

2 - (13) Lastingnesses

3 – (3) Aga

4 – (3) Pet

5 – (2) Sr

6 - (2) En

7 - (5) Ashen

8 - (4) Asia

9 - (5) Dread

10 - (2) Ab

11 - (8) Keystone

15 – (5) Draft

16 – (4) Snob

18 - (5) Acton

19 – (2) Pl

20 - (7) Pacific

21 - (2) Bs

22 - (6) Dilate

27 – (3) FOW

28 - (7) Ashamed

30 – (6)Ideate

33 – (8) Generals

34 - (5) Gangs

35 – (3) EYO

37 – (5) Hangs

39 - (4) tart

42 - (2) Mr

45 - (5) Woods

46 – (5) Haoma

47 - (2) Ne

50 - (4) Trot

53 - (3) Cob

54 - (3) ARO

55 - (3)  ESY

56 - (2)Tr

58 - (2) In

 

59 - (2) VO

Edition 110

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Crocus
7 - (8) Abattoir
12 – (4,5) Race Horse
13 - (4) Dodo
14 – (5) Irani
17 – (2) Ha
18 – (11)Sandglasses
21 - (3) Toe
23 – (4) Idea
24 – (3) Usl
25 - (2) AO
26 - (5) Bacon
28 – (2) ER
29 - (4) Earn
31 - (9) Calculate
32 – (3) RTE
33 - (5) Stree
34 – (5) Weald
36 – (3) Cit
37 – (9) Anchorage
38 – (4) Aves
40 - (2) GG
41 – (5) Roost
43 – (2) Li
44 - (3) Ode
46 - (4) Erie
48 – (3)NSU
49 – (11)  Itchinesses
51 – (2) NY
52 – (5) Oaths
53 - (4) Plea
57 - (8) Tardiness
60 - (6) Sparsley
61 - (6) Bluish

DOWN

1 - (3) CRE
2 - (13) Radioactivity
3 – (3) OCD
4 – (3) CEO
5 – (2) UH
6 - (2) So
7 - (5) Aside
8 - (4) Berg
9 - (5) Tunas
10 - (2) Op
11 - (8) Reasoned
15 – (5) Alure
16 – (4) Isle
18 - (5) Since
19 – (2) AD
20 - (7)  Nailing
21 - (2)  TB
22 - (6) Ecarte
27 – (3) Ole
28 - (7) Etchers
30 – (6)Aragon
33 – (8) Scalings
34 - (5) Wrens
35 – (3) EAO
37 – (5) Agent
39 - (4) Soho
42 - (2) EU
45 - (5) Dials
46 – (5) Essay
47 - (2) IE
50 - (4)  Thee
53 - (3) PNU
54 - (3) Lei
55 - (3)  Ash
56 - (2) AA
58 - (2) Db
59 - (2) Il


Quiz 

1C) a bread roll

2C) well in health; in good spirits

3B) to swing backwards and forwards, crouching down on the heels in a sitting posture

4C) to cut and tie up beans in shocks or sheaves

5C) good; nice  

 


Edition 109

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Camels

7 - (8) Ailments

12 – (9)Academies

13 - (4) Acme

14 – (5) Slams

17 – (2) Ca

18 – (11) Homoeopathy

21 - (3) Ale

23 – (4) A.S.A.P

24 – (3) BSM

25 - (2) AI

26 - (5) Beast

28 – (2) Sn

29 - (4) Earn

31 - (9) Reference

32 – (3) Gag

33 - (5) eased

34 – (5) Specs

36 – (3) ATA

37 – (9) Statement

38 – (4) RIRA

40 - (2) AA

41 – (5) Ocean

43 – (2) RO

44 - (3) RST

46 - (4) Begs

48 – (3) YRO

49 – (11)Inactivates

51 – (2) NS

52 – (5) Hanoi

53 - (4) Also

57 - (8) Illnesses

60 - (8) Soapsuds

61 - (6) Assess

 

DOWN

1 - (3) CAA

2 - (13)Accelerations

3 – (3) Mam

4 – (3) Ede

5 – (2) LE

6 - (2) Sm

7 - (5) Aesop

8 - (4) Isle

9 - (5) Mumps

10 - (2) Nb

11 - (8) Spayings

15 – (5) Beano

16 – (4) Same

17 - (13)Characterises

18 - (5)Hated

19 – (2) OS

20 - (7) Magenta

21 - (2) Ab

22 - (6) Caesar

27 – (3) SFE

28 - (7) Scotist

30 – (6) Agency

33 – (8) Earrings

34 - (5) Smogs

35 – (3) Pea

37 – (5) Satin

39 - (4) Arch

42 - (2) No

45 - (5) Stabs

46 – (5) Bails

47 - (2) EE

50 - (4) Void

53 - (3) Ass

54 - (3) LSS

55 - (3) OSS

56 - (2) PA

58 - (2) NA

59 - (2) ES

Edition 107

Quiz Answers

1A) To bear the bell - to be the first in any competition

2C mardy - childish, easily upset

3C) canch - to arrange sheaves of corn into rows

4B) mithering - sticky heat

5B) jitty - a small lane

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Summer
7 - (8) Holidays
12 – (9) Egression
13 - (4) Also
14 – (5) Lulls
17 – (2) AV
18 – (11) Foreseeable
21 - (3) Add
23 – (4) Aces
24 – (3) GTC
25 - (2) GA
26 - (5) Aural
28 – (2) PA
29 - (4) Slab
31 - (9) Censorial
32 – (3) Arl
33 - (5) Skate
34 – (5) Nacre
36 – (3) Alm
37 – (9) Antipasto
38 – (4) List
40 - (2) OG
41 – (5) Bribe
43 – (2) VN
44 - (3) Air
46 - (4) Elli
48 – (3) CIA
49 – (11) Agglutiant
51 – (2) BS
52 – (5) Elate
53 - (4) Toll
57 - (9) Emulsify
61 - (6) Across

DOWN

1 - (3) Sea
2 - (4,9)Ugly Ducklings
3 – (3) Mrs
4 – (3) MEO
5 – (2) ES
6 - (2) RS
7 - (5) Holes
8 - (4) Onus
9 - (5) Inlet
10 - (2) Ar
11 - (8) Saveable
15 – (5) Legal
16 – (4) Sacs
17 – (13) Algarrobillas
18 - (5) False
19 – (2) OC
20 - (7) Rearing
21 - (2) AA
22 - (6) Dreams
27 – (3) Ant
28 - (7) Papilla
30 – (6) Lactic
33 – (8) Salvable
34 - (5) Nabit
35 – (3) ASR
37 – (5) Aorta
39 - (4) Tale
42 - (2) EA
45 - (5) Iulus
46 – (5) Enemy
47 - (2) Ln
50 - (4) Itlf
53 - (3) Tor
54 - (3) Ono
55 - (3) LLS

Edition 106

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Summer
7 - (8) Sunbathe
12 – (9)Annacondas
13 - (4) tate
14 – (5) Lease
17 – (2) LR
18 – (11) Bread Winner
21 - (3) Act
23 – (4) Dent
24 – (3) ACI
25 - (2) GI
26 - (5) Borer
28 – (2) IN
29 - (4) Dean
31 - (9) Macaroons
32 – (3) Alg
33 - (5) Apply
34 – (5) Orris
36 – (3) Baa
37 – (9) Assassins
38 – (4) Anna
40 - (2) DE
41 – (5) Clear
43 – (2)Ni
44 - (3) Tsm
46 - (4) Diva
48 – (3) Dtb
49 – (11) Denominator
51 – (2) OD
52 – (5) Meter
53 - (Boot
57 - (9) Aeroplane
60 - (8) Saddlers
61 - (6) Course

DOWN

1 - (3) Sat
2 - (13) Unaccompanied
3 – (3) Mat
4 – (3) MCE
5 – (2) EO
6 - (2) Rn
7 - (5) Salad
8 - (4) Used
9 - (5) Basic
10 - (2) Ti
11 - (8) Earrings
15 – (5) Swans
16 – (4) Enid
17 – (13)Legalisations
18 - (5) Beray
19 – (2) Rt
20 - (7) Endorse
21 - (2) Ab
22 - (6) Trapan
27 – (3) Ecl
28 - (7) Inhabit
30 – (6) Earned
33 – (8) Abandons
34 - (5) Oscar
35 – (3) RIL
37 – (5) Admit
39 - (4) Aton
42 - (2) Rb
45 - (5) Smell
46 – (5) Dares
47 - (2) Vo
50 - (4) Near
53 - (3) Blu
54 - (3) Oar
55 - (3) Tee

Edition 105

Quiz Answers

1B) chommax – to grind with one’s teeth
2C) blashy - sloppy, wet
3A) poncher – a perforated brass bowl on a broomstick, for agitating washing in a dolly tub
4C) podged - full up  
5B) barnacles - spectacles

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Flower
7 - (8) Seagulls
12 – (9) Labelling
13 - (4) Unce
14 – (5) Again
17 – (2) An
18 – (11)Banishments
21 - (1,1,1) CIA
23 – (4) Agal
24 – (3) EEA
25 - (2) TK
26 - (5) Ended
28 – (2) BA
29 - (4) Tear
31 - (9) Gallopped
32 – (3) LII
33 - (5) Islay
34 – (5) Agent
36 – (3) CTI
37 – (9) Penultima
38 – (4) Eras
40 - (2) As
41 – (5) Alibi
43 – (2) Bi
44 - (3) Tag
46 - (4) Bear
48 – (3) Sin
49 – (11) Ephemerides
51 – (2) Rs
52 – (5) Medan
53 - (4) Nail
57 - (9) Idealists
60 - (8) Spondias
61 - (6) Alloys

DOWN

1 - (3) Flu
2 - (7,6) Landing Strips
3 – (3) OBC
4 – (3) Wee
5 – (2) El
6 - (2) Rl
7 - (5) Snail
8 - (4) Eggs
9 - (5) Grime
10 - (2) LA
11 - (8) Sanskrit
15 – (5) Ahead
16 – (4) Neat
17 – (13) Attainability
18 - (5) Badly
19 – (2) Ag
20 - (7) Nappies
21 - (2) CE
22 - (6) Adalia
27 – (3) Ela
28 - (7) Bemused
30 – (6) Elemis
33 – (3,5) Ice Bergs
34 - (5) Atars
35 – (3) Gil
37 – (5) Paged
39 - (4) Stem
42 - (2) In
45 - (5) Amend
46 – (5) Binds
47 - (2) Ae
50 - (4) Rain
53 - (3) Nil
54 - (3) Aso
55 - (3) Lss


Edition 104


Brain Teasers

Answers

1A) barn - a child
2B) collywobbles or collynobs - brussel sprouts
3C) recklin - the youngest pig in a litter   
4B) ommocks - feet
5A) to play the bear - to inflict heavy damage

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Tulips
7 - (8) Tabascos
12 – (9) Anorchism
13 - (4) Gate
14 – (5) Euros
17 – (2) Gn
18 – (3,8) Ice Breakers
21 - (3) ICI
23 – (4) Sole
24 – (3) Ame
25 - (2) OK
26 - (5) Total
28 – (2) AP
29 - (4) Whur
31 - (9) Maneuvers
32 – (3) ISI
33 - (5) Splat
34 – (5) Cadet
36 – (3) Tai
37 – (3,1,5) And a Kebab
38 – (4) Once
40 - (2) DS
41 – (5) Cages
43 – (2) Pi
44 - (3) Boo
46 - (4) Aint
48 – (3) Err
49 – (11) Derotremata
51 – (2) Ed
52 – (5) Shete
53 - (4) Deil
57 - (9) Unbeloved
60 - (8) Dendroid
61 - (6) Assess

DOWN

1 - (3) Tag
2 - (13) Unaccompanied
3 – (3) Lot
4 – (3) Ire
5 – (2) PC
6 - (2) Sh
7 - (5) Tsebe
8 - (4) Amur
9 - (1,4) A foam
10 - (2) CC
11 - (8) Sanskrit
15 – (5) Reaps
16 – (4) Skew
17 – (6,7) Grouse Berries
18 - (5) Islet
19 – (2) Co
20 - (7) Elevens
21 - (2) It
22 - (6) Italic
27 – (3) Ana
28 - (7) Arcadia
30 – (6) Hidage
33 – (4,4) Stop Dead
34 - (5) CECTA
35 – (3) ABA
37 – (5) Adore
39 - (4) EBOS
42 - (2) SR
45 - (5) Other
46 – (5) Amend
47 - (2) NT
50 - (4) Etui
53 - (3) DOS
54 - (3) Eve
55 - (3) LDS

 

Edition 103

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) ABACUS
7 - (8) ABANDONS
12 – (9) CARCINOMA
13 - (4) EBIT
14 – (5) EIGHT
17 – (2) AL
18 – (11) CHANTERELLE
21 - (3) ICI
23 – (4) HINT
24 – (3) AUA
25 - (2) LS
26 - (5) GAMMA
28 – (2) BR
29 - (4) MASM
31 - (9) RADIATORS
32 – (3) SPA
33 - (5) ORGAN
34 – (5) MAVIN
36 – (3) PIE
37 – (9) AESTHETIC
38 – (4) TADS
40 - (2) BR
41 – (5) DINER
43 – (2) IG
44 - (3) COB
45 - (4) ASTI
48 – (3) ATE
49 – (11) METAMORPHIC
51 – (2) AS
52 – (5) METER
53 - (4) BLEW
57 - (9) SOMETIMES
60 - (8) EMBOSSED
61 - (6) BANISHED

DOWN

1 - (3) ACE
2 - (4,9)BABY CARRIAGES
3 – (3) ARI
4 – (3) COT
5 – (2) UI
6 - (2) SN
7 - (5) AMENT
8 - (4) BAIT
9 - (5) NEHRU
10 - (2) ON
11 - (8) SALESMAN
15 – (5) GEARS
16 – (4) TEAM
17 – (3,5,5)ALL SPICE TREES
18 - (5) CHAIN
19 – (2) HI
20 - (7) ANOTHER
21 - (2) IG
22 - (6) IMAGED
27 – (3) MDA
28 - (7) BRITISH
30 – (6) ASVINA
33 – (8) OPTIMATE
34 - (5) MEDIC
35 – (3) ATI
37 – (5) ABBOT
39 - (4) SCAM
42 - (2) RE
45 - (5) OMENS
46 – (1,4) A PROD
47 - (2) TI
50 - (4) RESE
53 - (3) BIN
54 - (3) LMI
55 - (3) WSH
56 - SM
58 - EB
59 - TA


Edition 102

Vocabulary Quiz

1A) throbby – a song thrush

2B) creed - come what may; at all hazards
3A) bobby off - to leave in a hurry
4C) sket - a useless person

Crossword

ACROSS

1 – (6) Babble
7 - (8) Pumpkin
12 – (9) Archangel
13 - (4) Acts
14 – (2,3) An ape
17 – (2) FN
18 – (11) Apocalyptic
21 - (3) Tea
23 – (4) Robe
24 – (3) ASE
25 - (2) ET
26 - (5) Bowie
28 – (2) TR
29 - (4) Elli
31 - (9) Logarithm
32 – (3) Ado
33 - (5) Cokes
34 – (5) Reign
36 – (3) Age
37 – (9) Debonaire
38 – (4) Bind
40 - (2) Ad
41 – (5) Pined
43 – (2) BS
44 - (3) Awn
45 - (4) Cell
48 – (3) See
49 – (6,5)Atomic Bombs
51 – (2) GS
52 – (5) Eneid
53 - (4) Bead
57 - (9) Leisurely
60 - (8)Saddened
61 - (6) Sparse

DOWN

1 - (3) Baa
2 - (13)Archeologists
3 – (3) BCT
4 – (3) BHS
5 – (2) LA
6 - (2) En
7 - (5) Peace
8 - (4)Ulna
9 - (5) Pepys
10 - (2) In
11 - (8) Sanction
15 – (5) Alarm
16 – (4) Epee
17 – (5,8)Field generals
18 - (5) Area
19 – (2) PO
20 - (7) Obliged
21 - (2) Tb
22 - (6) Awoken
27 – (3) IGE
28 - (7) Theorem
30 – (6) Lairds
33 – (8) Cabbages
34 - (5) Rails
35 – (3) EIE
37 – (5) Dance
39 - (4) Dame
42 - (2) PE
45 - (5) Wince
46 – (5) Coded
47 - (2) LB
50 - (4) Bile
53 - (3) Bra
54 - (3) EER
55 - (3) Dye

Edition 101

Vocabulary Quiz

1A) snidered - covered, infested
2C) coughdrop – a cheekily humerous person
3B) shittles - lozenge-shaped buns with currants and carraways, given to children and old people on Valentine's Day
4B) piggle - to pick at a scab, spot or a skin irritation

Crossword

ACROSS

1 - DJINNI
7 - CRAZIEST
12 – LAKE TAHOE
13 - APES
14 – HAIKU
17 – SI
18 – BROADCASTER
21 - ENL
23 – RUIN
24 – OTM
25 - IT
26 - GEODE
28 – FN
29 - CASE
31 - SCRATCHES
32 – EME
33 - BEARD
34 – APRON
36 – EMT
37 – UNDER SOIL
38 – GAEA
40 - SS
41 – CHAOS
43 – RP
44 - UMA
45 - HALO
48 – LGB
49 – ULTRA VIOLET
51 – DE
52 – A PAIR
53 - COSY
57 - ISOGAMETE
60 - EVIDENCE
61 - GNEISS

DOWN

1 - DLA
2 - JAPANESE MAPLE
3 – IKE
4 – NES
5 – NT
6 - IA
7 - COHAN
8 - READ
9 - ZAKAT
10 -EN
11 -THIRTEEN
15 –ICONS
16 –USMC
17 –SEISMOLOGISTS
18 -BREAD
19 –RU
20 -OIL CANS
21 -EG
22 -LOCATE
27 –DRR
28 -FEDERAL
30 –AERIAL
33 –BEGRUDGE
34 -ASCOT
35 –POH
37 – USAVA
39 - AURA
42 - SB
45 - MAPLE
46 – HORSE
47 - LE
50 - IIIC
53 - CME
54 - OEI
55 - YES


Edition 98

ACROSS
1 -(6) Tapering spike of ice
7 -(8)Able to form wolf creature
12 -(9)Marsupials of Australia
13 -(4)The Mesopotamian god of waters
14 -(5)Moving, acting, or occurring with great speed
17 -(2)The chemical symbol for chromium
18 -(11)Worthy of being collected
21 -(3)Adjective (abbr)
23 -(4)Chemical element pb
24 -(3)Past tense and past participle of meet
25 -(2)Alberta (abbr)
26 -(5)A musical instrument with a manual keyboard
28 -(2)Virginia (abbr)
29 -(4)Water
31 -(9)Philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty,and taste,
32 -(3)United States Senate (acronym)
33 -(5) Council area of E Scotland on the North Sea
34 -(5) An island of southeast Greece
36 -(3)Commander of the British Empire (abbr)
37 -(9)Manner of conducting oneself
38 -(4)Automobiles
40 -(2)Road (abbr)
41 -(5)A foot of one long and three short syllables in any order.
43 -(2)Uppercase (abbr)
44 -(3) Electronic data interchange (abbr)
46 -(4)Brighton and Blackpool have one
48 -(3)Associated with water treatments
49 -(5,6)Italian for 'white mountain' in the Alps
51 -(2)Bangladesh Navy (abbr)
52 -(5)Lack of competence; ineptitude.
53 -(4)Ink ?????, as used in the Rorschach test
57 -(9)An inclinometer, used by astronomers, navigators, and astrologers
60 -(8)Queen had a bohemian one
61 -(6)Glove covering the whole hand

DOWN
1 -(3)Tina's other half
2 -(8,5) Cured and rolled from the loin of a pig from Canada
3 -(3) Contained within cartridge pens
4 -(3)Computer-generated imagery (abbr)
5  (2)Los Angeles (abbr)
6 -(2)Elizabeth Regina (abbr)
7 -(5) Whole of the physical universe
8 -(4) “ease” backwards
9 -(5)High social group
10 -(2) Word expressing approval or assent
11 -(8)Temporary military encampment used during the Vietnam war
15 -(5)Apple computer
16 -(4)Evergreen tropical tree native to Indian subcontinent
17 -(13)Anxiety disorder of small spaces
18 -(5)A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump
19 -(2)Old English (abbr)
20 -(7)To cut hair into different, usually overlapping lengths.
21 -(2)Antipersonnel (abbr)
22 -(6)A huntsman or hunting attendant.
27 -(3)Nonspecific urethritis (abbr)
28 -(7)C,B or D for example
30 -(6)Line up in shops?
33 -(8)To encumber.
34 -(5)A trademark used for the drug ciprofloxacin.
35 -(3)Surname of an Argentine football goalkeeper
37 -(5)Gift bestowed to influence the recipient's conduct
39 -(4)Search for extraterrestrial intelligence (abbr)
42 -(2)Chemical symbol for Sodium
45 -(5)An abrasion, scratch or blemish
46 -(5)A scapegoat
47 -(2)European Council (abbr)
50 -(4)Small portable computer activated by touching the screen
53 -(3)A bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich.
54 -(3)Latin (abbr)
55 -(3)Comes after nine
56 -(2)Used to express surprise, wonder, triumph or puzzlement
58 -(2)Royal Mail (abbr)
59 -(2)A cry used to attract attention


Edition 97

Across

1) trifle
7) stocking
12) spruce fir
13) boar
14) rota
16) ar
17) Pa hears well
21) not
24) odin
25) esa
26) ma
27) white
29) be
30) scan
32) nuts pea
33) discs
34) stars
36) prancer
37) dole
40) he
41) angel
44) so
45) nao
47) noel
49) elf
50) spuds boiled
52) os
53) kong
54) anna
59) christmas
62) kids fret
63) sweets

Down

1) tsb
2) rpo
3) ira
4) fur
5) lc
6) ee
7) siren
8) troa
9) crass
10) in
11) garlands
15) tree
16) alma
17) poets
18) ad
19) his pipe
20) was
21) nw
22) oh
23) ti
28) tuc
29) baratol
31) charge
33) dads sock
34) scald
35) ten
38) oops
39) end
40) hobo
42) el
43) lf
46) ask if
47) night
48) ee
51) once
54) ate
55) nme
56) nat
57) ass
58) id
60) is
61) sw

Vocabulary Quiz

1B) To Complain, Mumble
2B) A Corn Dealer
3A) To Move House
4C) Trousers

Edition 95

Crossword

Across

1 - Chrome (6)
7 - Calendar (8)
12 - Bethlehem (9)
13 -  Cram (4)
14 - Delta (5)
17 -  PG (2)
18 - Eleanor Gwyn (7,4)
21 - Hen (3)
23 -  Boar (4)
24 - Rya (3)
25 -  Ra (2)
26 - Etaro (5)
28 - M.D (2)
29 - Roar (4)
31 - Opulences (9)
32 - CMO (3)
33 - Llama (5)
34 - Sheik (5)
36 -  UOL (3)
37 - Islamabad (9)
38 - MGMT (4)
40 - RT (2)
41 - Mensa (5)
43 - Pi (2)
44 - IPA  (3)
46 - Limb (4)
48 - Scs  (3)
49 - Is in Atlanta (2, 2, 7)
51 - ET (2)
52 - Steam (5)
53 - Anew (4)
57 - Spacetime (9)
60 - Theories (8)
61 - Opened (6)

Down

1 -  CBC (3)
2 -  Herpetologist (13)
3 - RTA (3)
4 - Ohm (3)
5 -  ML (2)
6 - EE (2)
7 - Cedar (5)
8 -  Amen (4)
9 - Entry (5)
10 - Do (2)
11 - Ragnarok (8)
15 - Lords (5)
16 - Agar (4)
17 - Pyramid Scheme (7, 6)
18 - Ebola (5)
19 - Lo (2)
20 -  Earnest (7)
21 - He (2)
22 - Napalm (6)
27 - Rum (3)
28 - Melanin (7)
30 - Oceans (6)
33 - Lumpiest (8)
34 - Samba (5)
35 - HBE (3)
37 - Irate (5)
39 - Tins (4)
42 -  As (2)
45 - Pater (5)
46 - Lamps (3,2)
47 -  MT (2)
50 -  Lase (4)
53 - Ate (3)
54 - NIN (3)
55 - Wed (3)
56 -  Xe (2)
58 -  CO (2)
59 -  EP (2)

Edition 94

Crossword

Across

1 - Tailor (6)
7 - Banished (8)
12 - Ascension (9)
13 -  Used (4)
14 - Skits (5)
17 -  OC (2)
18 - Incoherence (11)
21 - PTA (3)
23 -  Moon (4)
24 - Foe (3)
25 -  EM (2)
26 - BSc, MA (3,2)
28 - GE (2)
29 - Drab (4)
31 - Forgetful (9)
32 - One (3)
33 - Dorse (5)
34 - Motor (5)
36 - ERN (3)
37 - Saddlebag (9)
38 - PTSD (4)
40 - At (2)
41 - Merry (5)
43 - OU (2)
44 - MSI (3)
46 - Onto (4)
48 - Yam (3)
49 - Snowploughs (11)
51 - Ie (2)
52 - Sushi (5)
53 - DOHS (4)
57 - Idealised (9)
60 - Stops Boa (5, 3)
61 - Admire (6)

Down

1 -  Tau (3)
2 -  Assets, Fortune (6, 7)
3 - Ice (3)
4 - LED (3)
5 -  On (2)
6 - RS (2)
7 - Boson (5)
8 -  Ankh (4)
9 - Intro (5)
10 - He (2)
11 - December (8)
15 - IEFEL (5)
16 - Seed (4)
17 - Oceanographer (13)
18 - Image (5)
19 - No (2)
20 -  Coat, Hat (4,3)
21 - Pb (2)
22 - Acorns (6)
27 - MRS (3)
28 - Guiding (7)
30 - Rotary (6)
33 - Deposits (8)
34 - Memos (5)
35 - OBE (3)
37 - Sails (5)
39 - DMWS (4)
42 -  YM (2)
45 -  Spurs (5)
46 - Oui, Da (3,2)
47 -  TH (2)
50 - Ohio (4)
53 - Dim (3)
54 - OSI (3)
55 - SDE (3)
56 -  Do (2)
58 -  AA (2)
59 -  LD (2)

Edition 93

Crossword

Complete Crossword Issue 93

Vocabulary Quiz

1 A) ice cream
2 B) an earwig
3 A) a scratched cut, where skin is sliced off
4 C) a little unthriving apple growing in the bunch with larger ones


Edition 92

Crossword

Complete Crossword Issue 92

Edition 91

Vocabulary Quiz

Each issue Adam Jacot de Boinod, author of The Meaning of Tingo and creator of the iPhone App Tingo, poses a vocabulary quiz from our local dialect.
Below are the answers to the Questions from edition 91

1 A) the tongue and swivel of a buckle
2 C) stuck out
3 C) a drain
4 A) to swing backwards and forwards, crouching down on the heels in a sitting posture

Crossword

Complete Crossword Issue 91