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Group 281

Puzzle 1

Partially shaved hair as worn by a monk
__ Kandinsky, Russian abstract artist
Siberian river that is tributary of the Lena river
Melodic
Not solid or liquid
Standing closet for clothes, wardrobe
Dishing out food and drinks
In metaphysics, an actual being or existence
A fatwa was issued for this author in late 80s
__ Salander, from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Professional horse riders

Puzzle 2

An indefinite series; endless
Principal democratic assembly of Ancient Athens
The __, Meryl Streep as the British Prime Minister
Someone who recently got married
A photo on film, view it on a light box
__ ball, heavy ball for training
Butterfly subfamily, referred to as “the whites”
For insects: act of hatching from an egg
Trimming the edges of a photograph
Small round sweet; cough lozenge
Purposeful, determined
Person who enforces the rules during sports games
Explaining the meaning of something

Puzzle 3

Jewish memorial service held on certain holidays
Longest river in South America
Outer coat to keep you warm
Battle that featured in A Bridge Too Far
This Harry Potter character hatched Norbert
To save from danger
Yogi Bear’s friend
Vegetables including pumpkins and squashes
Minor roads or paths, not major routes
William, Harry or Edward, to name a few
August birthstone of octahedral crystals
Angelique __, German no. 1 tennis star in 2016
Spanish party

Puzzle 4

Syrup made from pomegranates
HMS __, Captain Cook’s ship from 1763-1767
Metal jazz wind instrument with keys
Volcanic national park on Lanzarote
Faithful gentleman of Verona, who weds Silvia
Software company which dropped its paper clip icon
Poisonous mushroom likened to heavenly flyers
A triangle with two equal sides and angles
State of being unknown or inconspicuous
England’s last Tudor Monarch: __ I

Puzzle 5

__ lady; hirsute circus performer
Bobby Fischer beat him: chess grandmaster Boris __
Lying out in the sun, like a lizard
Hermit
Smoke stack on a building
Machine for taking mud from a river
” __, don’t make it bad” sang the Beatles
Priest’s assistant
Capital of the Hittite Empire
Believer
Press __, company’s memo to the public
__ Faire, hands off, let people do as they choose
Nickname of Mrs Onassis, the former Mrs Kennedy

Group 282

Puzzle 1

BBC TV spy drama that was retitled MI-5 in the US
The back of an animal’s neck
Cleans abrasively
Cutting, piercing with teeth
West coast French department, same as the river
Moving in a circular motion
The game Pong was created by Allan__ in 1972
Inherited red blood cell disorder: sickle cell __
First name of British composer Britten
We speak and eat with them
Order of crustaceans; can live on land or in water
The Love Bug was the first __ movie, in 1968
Dr Susan__, robopsychologist in Asimov’s universe

Puzzle 2

Fine, gauzy fabric, like a cobweb
First coins were made from this gold/silver alloy
It wasn’t on purpose
A wizard with magical powers
Captain Corelli’s __, Greek wartime saga
It burns bright
Clearing obstacles in a race
Nationality of Peace prize winner Kofi Annan
Gluing
Encourages others to rebel or protest
Thoroughly soak
An __ combustion engine powers a motor car
Chefs work in these
Starts at Lake Tana aka River Gihon
Richard __, actor tackled the shark in Jaws
Fruit-filled toaster snacks
Cold current discovered by German explorer
Selma __, Swedish writer and Nobel laureate

Puzzle 3

Valentine, anagram of married
Price of a taxi ride
Actress who starred in “Sleepless in Seattle”
Heavy sphere throw, Olympic sport
Drawing little spots all over something
Male lead in Lolita; they named him twice
Avoiding, deliberately trying to hide
To make rhythms, percussion with your mouth, voice
Fibrous, dark-green mineral from hornblende group
Where you might dip a quill
Swollen, puffed up, or excessively conceited

Puzzle 4

All-in-one fun fashion piece with shorts
Describes a football forward or warrior in battle
__ Rodriquez, the slowest mouse in all of Mexico
Group that contains humans and great apes
Another word for the pick used to pluck a guitar
Assassinated British Prime Minister: Spencer __
Glows outwardly, gives off heat
Engrave a message
Heathrow, Charles de Gaulle, Shanghai Pudong, etc.
Leaves __ in the breeze
The __ Cat wears a big grin
Building and equipment for processing something
Tesla Motors CEO
Herby mixture, cooked inside roast turkey
Castel __, former summer residence of the pope
Small, active, feisty dogs, e.g. Yorkshire, Cairn
Word of French origin meaning generosity
Labyrinth creator, father of Icarus
Original name of he who became Gaius Julius Caesar

Puzzle 5

Itinerant singer of songs, a minstrel
Believes in introducing reforms gradually
Large animals deployed in the Pyrrhic Wars
Maslow created a sociological “__ of needs”
Pub fixture, target for throwing arrows at
Swallowing, absorbing
Devices to ease your foot into footwear
Catch __, an impossible situation
Robert Langdon field, study of religious _____
Acts of political violence for a stated aim
Erytophobia is the fear of these
Hunter who fell in love with his own reflection
You type on these
English translation of champignons
Country where mass murderer Martin Bryant was born
Spiral kitchen tool for opening bottles
Everest’s environment
Emergency vehicle for transporting the sick
Localized organisms and their environment
The most probable

Group 283

Puzzle 1

Winnie the Pooh and the __ Day, 1968 Oscar winner
Restarted
Soldier, anagram of inflamer
Sightless condition; blizzard
The study of cells
Insect-eating relative of the Hyena
Lagoon off the coast of NZ’s Chatham Island
Christian song and salutation means “Hail Mary”
Founder of the Xin dynasty
Unerupted tooth that’s difficult to remove
Snack’s logo has a mustachioed man with bowtie
Sweet herbal liqueur used in a Harvey Wallbanger
Circus trick of tossing and catching balls
Shylock, Shakespeare character in The __ of Venice
City that has the largest shopping mall in Canada

Puzzle 2

Herby cocktail made from bourbon
__ Web, Berners-Lee’s invention for the info age
Wet weather garments
Submitting requests for payment
Novel by Emily Bronte: “__ Heights”
A pattern of alternately colored squares
Austrian currency prior to the euro
Slivers of wood stuck in your skin
To dock a ship on its side for cleaning
Teetotal
Not sure
Large twin temples with pharaoh carvings
Singing without any musical instruments
American Football forward, creative and offensive

Puzzle 3

Long musical notes equivalent to a double note
Cut into fine slivers with a knife
Vehicle for scooping out holes in the road
Famous Chilean female author, first name
Opposite of alkaline
The boatswain of Captain Hook in Peter Pan
Contracted pupils
Mocking jibes
Small hopping desert animal with large ears
Strategy in war or business
Author of “La Comedie Humaine”
__ floor, body part often weaker after childbirth
Game like hockey played in Scotland
Stolen, unlawfully obtained
Danish unit of currency (not the Euro)
The Buddhist wheel of life has eight of these
Henry Winkler’s nickname in Happy Days
Android OS version like a chocolate wafer biscuit

Puzzle 4

Shorten by removing words without altering meaning
Large Chinese fighting dog with wrinkles
Skin sore containing fluid caused by friction
Item of clothing
Common language for North India and Pakistan
Daenerys, Mother of __
The trait of being truthful and fair
Duties of someone who represents another
First Patriarch of the Jewish people
Saliva
Spielberg 2012 movie honoring a president
Parliament of the Isle of Man

Puzzle 5

English lord forewarned about the Gunpowder Plot
Composer of scores for 11 James Bond films
Outer skin layer
English name of the German town Brauenschweig
The art of arranging and selling flowers
Diced pieces of meat sauteed in white sauce
Following someone in their job to gain experience
Mixing together until blended
Severe, harsh, strict
__ effect, chaos theory of small things
All over the globe
First S in OSS, precursor of CIA
Filtering out calls you don’t want to answer
The Hotel New __, John Irving’s family saga
Box __, venomous cube-shaped medusa

Group 284

Puzzle 1

Vast Catholic shrine in Portugal
__ Alps, range in North Limestone Alps, Germany
Electronic messages sent over a network
Expression of delight from small child
King of Bavaria known as the “Swan King”: __ II
Sweetmeat of almonds and sugar from Montélimar
Breathe in
Play by Lope de Vega: “The Dog in the __”
Insect with shortest lifespan
Deliverers of babies in the cartoon world
Strings of them; they originate in the oceans
One who proofreads a book for publication
Threw a party
Impede, obstruct someone from doing something
Desert water source
Adjust in a disruptive manner, __ with; meddle
Someone who reads written works
Edvard Grieg’s birth country
Edward Knoblock play, later a musical
Currency used in the United Arab Emirates
Scales a mountain
Piles of blown snow

Puzzle 2

Tree pruner
Not sitting
French word for a casino game dealer
Cloak worn by ancient Greek men and women
The study of viruses
The capital of Uzbekistan
In a state of chaos, a complete mess
Where the sound comes out of a stereo
Understood by specialists only
You should look __ before crossing a road
Detective Jim__, played by James Garner
Pompous, pretentious
Of or relating to stags
Description applied to Frank, Pepys and Evelyn
Laughing like a witch
Cleaning abrasively
Orange flower to honor dead in Mexico festival

Puzzle 3

Informal term for first motion pictures with sound
Bermuda-based producer of white rum
Itchy contagious skin disease caused by a mite
Welsh capital
To put under a spell, like Samantha did
Strait between Sicily and mainland Italy
Character in “Pride and Prejudice”: Charles __
Original washing machine and spin dryer of the 60s
Last book of the Old Testament
High-flying travel business
Study of plants and animals and their environment
Like the grass on the other side
Happy, perfect, blissful
Mercurial alloy
Using pencils or pens to create art work, sketch
Used your arms to shove someone out of the way
Sport involving coastal and inshore racing

Puzzle 4

Insult directed by Brexiteers to their opponents
Without any form
Doraphobia is the fear of this
Ocean formation caused by gravitational pull
With a hue similar to the color of the sun
Inventor of the printing press
To __ to injury, make a situation far worse
Charlemagne was the first __ Emperor
Scotch and ginger wine cocktail
Explanatory comments at the bottom of a page
Warlike and quarrelsome
Modify a rhythm by shifting the accent
Former British copper coin worth two farthings
Golfer known as Phil the Thrill
The study of precious and semi-precious stones
Facial structure between ear and nose
Pasture or savannah
Matching set worn while exercising

Puzzle 5

Gifts for a teacher
To do as someone asks of you as a way of helping
Fizzy, like champagne
Charted
Half of The Producers, Willy Wonka lead
To fossilize
What bracelets are usually worn on
Aesop’s __ have a story about a tortoise and hare
Brazilian footballer and PSG star since 2017
Parker Brothers: make words from lettered dice
Dome-shaped shrines used for meditation
Raised pulpit for sermons in a mosque
Concedes
The front, curving part of a saddle
Reposted an article on social media

Group 285

Puzzle 1

Alyson __, Willow in Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Spoiled or harmed, infected with disease
Flowering pink plant with heart-shaped leaves
Made a high-pitched sound by blowing
Moll __, Defoe’s chronicle of a criminal woman
Varies the pitch of speech for emphasis
Joule described these units of food energy
Incarcerated person
Swedish actor Max __
Place where animals are slaughtered
Complete standstill
In football, ahead of defense and behind attack
Somme World War I memorial designed by Lutyens
Hong Kong martial artist-actor, father of Brandon
You wipe your feet on these
Casino game where Phil Ivey used “edge sorting”
Occupation of Charon, of the Greek Underworld

Puzzle 2

Russian wheeled vehicle pulled by three horses
Mikhail __, regarded as father of Russian music
Goat Island, off Italy’s Tuscany coast
Seal set into a ring
Mickey __, Broadway and movie actor, died 2014
Unpleasant, repulsive
Impervious to light, not transparent
Ally __, US legal TV show with Calista Flockhart
Island of Napoleon’s death, Saint __
Spiritual retreat (Indian culture)
Risk, speculate, bet

Puzzle 3

Kent, the TV news anchor on The Simpsons
Moving wings to fly
Deceptive talk to swindle
German city with an annual Wagner music festival
Unjust or unfair
__ Rush, won an Oscar for his performance in Shine
Swedish botanist, devised classification system
Emile Zola story of mining, wages and conditions
Publication of religious songs
__ Steel, best-selling fiction author of The Gift
How a sharp pain is described
Herbes de __, south France dried herb mix
Not clearly visible
The surface at the bottom of a stream etc
A plane suddenly plunging steeply downwards
Flesh __ means your kith and kin
South African dessert, milk tart in Afrikaans

Puzzle 4

Of or relating to sea lions
To walk the beam you need this
Charge a president with misconduct
The Roman goddess of truth
The U in the international phonetic alphabet
Joe __, Pip’s kindly guardian blacksmith
Add tables, settees, etc. to a dwelling
Major prophet; his Book is followed by Daniel
Type of computerized X-ray
They cure animal hides
To eradicate, destroy completely
Protected islands in the North Sea’s Wadden Sea
One who shouts at comedians
Drug that activates receptors in the brain
Fantastic creature that multiplies with water
Sack fabric made from jute, used for rope

Puzzle 5

Large bowl in which greens are served
Barcelona park with ceramic walkways by Gaudí
Pink variety of beryl, named after a famous banker
French mayonnaise with capers, mustard, herbs
Best selling novel and film: “Like Water for __”
Residents, inhabitants
He has an electrical measurement named after him
Pakistani cricketer, bowler and politician
Deep discount sale
Clapped your hands
Taking in liquid or information
Fear of ruins
A plan used in architecture or engineering
Strays from the correct path
Circus animals Stravinsky’s ballet music was for
Administers medical treatment to
French blue wooly cat with golden eyes

Group 286

Puzzle 1

An author’s introductory statement
Chemical element of atomic number 83
Ancient Celtic language of France, Belgium
Mantra of the Hindu religion: Hare __
Inflamed pimple or spot containing fluid
To add jewels to something
City that is home to Hampden Park Stadium
Cook food hot and quickly in a wok
Power __, plant for generating electricity
Adjusting spaces between words

Puzzle 2

Culture Club former singer’s stage name: Boy __
Counterfeiters, pretenders
Direct kick awarded to offensive team in soccer
__ clause, lawful reason to break a contract
To boost morale
The act of putting seeds into the soil
Mexican caramel sauce made from goat’s milk
What Italians call Turin
Character raised by wolves in the Indian jungle
Room in a church where vestments are kept
Agreement, treaty or settlement
Renaissance religious artist; a 1980s space probe
Country where the Huarache sandal originated
Family Guy diabolical toddler
A car’s shoulder
Thin
To have put a bad spell on someone
Grainy intrusive rock, named after Tuscan village

Puzzle 3

Conifers’ seed case, commonly sprayed gold/silver
Messy and complicated situation
Lack of proportion between two sides, parts
Incessantly asking; also a black and white mammal
Dripping, like rain water down a gutter
Charged a president with misconduct
Tanzanian park, home to many animal species
Author of the novel “Vanity Fair”: William M. __
Prohibition place for sale of illegal alcohol
Flaming weapon used in ancient times during battle
Organization of complex tasks like flow of goods
Lyrical tunes to help babies fall asleep
Colonial trading port on Colombian coast

Puzzle 4

French dept in Grand Est, name means upper Rhine
Headlines that don’t quite ring true
Female plotter in Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Famous French tapestry business
Elizabeth I as written in Spenser’s Faerie Queene
Past tense of beseech
Last day, the day of reckoning
Scare
Machines for turning beans into coffee

Puzzle 5

Abundant mineral-gem, also used in electronics
Stephen King book and film about telekinetic girl
Language family of Hungarian and Finnish
Longest type of captured snake
Loose mixture of small stones and sand
The Hindu festival of light is called __
Mixes seamlessly
Queen of Troy, mother of Hector and Paris
Eradicated
Removing hair using hot, sticky substance
Plant with red root producing red pigment and dye

Group 287

Puzzle 1

Name given to Khmer Rouge’s takeover of Cambodia
Italian white wine, also found in Chile
Raise these in surprise, on your face
Cinema short showing current affairs/events
Harold Wilson quote: “A week is a long time in __”
Ocean that the port of Casablanca borders
Concurring, not showing dissent
Spine-chilling book or film
Sliver of wood stuck in your finger
The customer or client
Bladed footwear for traveling in the Arctic
Unpaved street

Puzzle 2

National bird of Guatemala appears on its flag
True heir of Gondor in Lord of the Rings
A fit of laughter
Robert __, actor, director and American Icon
To inhale and exhale
First caliph and friend to Muhammad
Biblical king of Israel; son of David
Wheel of __, tarot card suggesting good luck
Ancient Roman magistrates
Tool for cutting plants
Nissan model named after an American grassland
Arachnids
Spiral structure in the inner ear
__ Claude, French inventor of neon lighting
Speckled, dotted
Former currency of the Netherlands
The giant version of this plant causes skin rashes
Roasted deer, served as an alternative to turkey

Puzzle 3

French missile used by Argentines in Falklands War
Mexican victory celebrated on May 5: Battle of __
Pumped or spouted out, e.g. fumes
Obscure, supernatural, secret things
Portuguese is this South American country’s tongue
Sentencers
George ____, American Broadway producer, director
The fastener on a belt
Christian church of Egypt
Morihei Ueshiba’s harmonious spirit martial art
Inappropriate staring
Soviet serial killer: Andrei Chikatilo: the Red __
1986 James Cameron Sci-Fi sequel
The Three Men in a Boat rowed this river
Friend of Asterix the Gaul
Holiday when Greeks often bake Koulourakia
Brownish-red color; from the French for chestnut
Type of paper that acids turn red
Words to be sung

Puzzle 4

Geoffrey Rush’s pirate of the Caribbean
__ cooker; airtight pot for quick cooking
Neptune, to the Greeks
Co-founder and chairman of SolarCity
The branch of botany that studies fruit
Libyan city, once joint capital with Tripoli
Without a saddle
Winning punch, laying opponent flat on floor
Self-centered
The A in PALs, warning about explicit lyrics
Distance from tip to tip or a bird’s wings
Display of affection, cuddling with a loved one

Puzzle 5

Halloween figures made of bone
Reductions in price, savings
Piece of textile used for cleaning furniture
The scientific study of rocks
Fab Four weren’t jay walking on this album’s cover
Microscopic life form, meaning little rod
Organization founded by Julian Assange
Washed hair
When it’s your decision, the ball is in here
Opposite to smoothness

Group 288

Puzzle 1

Saved from peril
1971 Bond film Diamonds are __
To put something on food as a decoration
Ship-swallowing triangle in the Atlantic Ocean
A song’s chorus or to abstain from doing something
Reddish toxic liquid element, used in dyes
The table where you pay for your goods in a shop
Exalted state of joy
Medical term for the study of disorders of the ear
Dramatic and very ornate art style in 17th century
To release from obligation, to set free
Gap in the ring system of Saturn and also a probe
Balkan nation invaded by Italy in WWII
Section of horse’s leg between hoof and fetlock
Fancy strips of cloth laid along a festive table

Puzzle 2

Italian term for outdoor dining
Attributed to
Festival of Festivals in India’s Nagaland
To quickly rise or increase
Another name for the scaly anteater
Female massage therapist
Tennis stroke that makes the ball suddenly reverse
Inflammation of the membrane around the lungs
Sending a Twitter message
Mesozoic period saw early dinosaurs evolve
Picasso anti-war painting
Name of British singer Chris Martin’s band
Theft by breaking and entering
Weapon used to kill in Dial M for Murder
In a forest, an open space of land

Puzzle 3

Christmas plant to kiss under
London borough that lies on the Prime Meridian
Space in a living room wall with a mantel on it
US country music named after Kentucky vegetation
Awards given as special honor
1912 play on which “My Fair Lady” was based
Hair removal method for eyebrows
Acquittal, vindication, exoneration
Material removed from top of liquids
Holly’s surname in Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Name for study of mammary glands
No longer feeling close or affectioniate with another
German dog with short legs, a sausage dog
Equation with highest power of 2 (sounds square)
Court replacement
Italian cocktail of Campari, sweet vermouth
Swing dance style or a person who dances swing

Puzzle 4

Tree used to make battle shields in the past
A photo or picture that is behind glass
Beer maker
Where the Wild Things Are author
Where emails go while they are being sent
Bugsy __, Prohibition-era drama with splurge guns
Equipment with rungs for climbing up or down
Official languages of Cameroon: English and __
To admire or respect someone
Lymphoid organ where T cells mature
Legal __ is money that is acceptable for use
The roux used to make Bechamel sauce: flour and __
Capital of Angola
Metamorphic rock that breaks into layers
Pulp Fiction, Reservoir Dogs actor __ Keitel
Discarded, left on the side of the road
Draw roughly
Ulcerous animal disease of horses and rabbits, etc

Puzzle 5

The Big __, epic Western film with Gregory Peck
Southeast Asian sea east of Bay of Bengal
Placed at front entrance to wipe your feet
Natalie Portman is an American and _____ citizen
Large frozen masses that are starting to melt
Act of falsifying a document
Protein found in claws, hair and hooves
Use these colored sticks to draw, like chalks
Mass of tissue that can affect breathing in children
Hewlett is an american computer company
Cooked on a rack over fire
Insect resin used in varnishes and early LPs
Tove __, Finnish writer who created the Moomins
Lack of oxygen in the blood; holding your breath
Wedded
He bathed himself in the Flame of Py’tar

Group 289

Puzzle 1

Grabbed, took with force
Small lit particles that jump from a fire
Prodded with an elbow
Arab country ruled for 46 years by King Hussein
Body-shaking dance move, especially the shoulders
Mild, yellow pepper used on pizza, sandwiches
You set the exposure – not automated
A light-hearted sports event, race or walk
Someone who drives cattle
Twitter messages
Clever or skilful, from French word
Name of Shakespeare’s one son
Manhattan playhouse that burned down many times
Term for a Himalayan mountain guide
Gave birth to a horse
Gaps between working
Fluviology: scientific study of __
Related to the teeth
72 documentary about swindler, once child preacher

Puzzle 2

Put together from parts
__ Quickly, landlady of the Boar’s Head Tavern
Cenozoic period when mammals evolved
Haitian dictators known as Papa Doc and Baby Doc
Pet Klaus is this animal in American Dad!
Daisy __, Gatsby’s great love
Where earrings are attached
Cabinets that contain frozen food
Hinged device used in pelvic examinations
Of or relating to rams
Seafood typically used for Coquilles St. Jacques
Month when the holiday of Chanukah usually occurs
Went past the intended stopping point

Puzzle 3

Tough measures introduced to stop crime
Institutions created to study, train in certain field
Fruit that symbolizes hospitality
Hairy Addams Family member, related to Gomez
Two-step Spanish dance
Putting fluids into a body using a syringe
A flight where the destination is not far away
Italian revolutionary who unified his country
Adjective: Causing dependency on a substance
Edge of a balmy air mass, in meteorological terms
Wet weather accessories you put above your head
Open, motorized beach vehicle
Goodfellas main character
Using chemicals to make something whiter
Star gazer

Puzzle 4

Film with most nominations for the Oscars in 2013
Conceptions of or beliefs about something
Small Brazilian state; Maceió is the capital
Jed __, Martin Sheen as leader of the free world
Intentionally not paid attention to
Main group of cyclists
Protects financially
Gabriel Marquez novel: “Love in the Time of __”
Apple __, Viennese pastry, very popular
East German currency prior to reunification
A member of an organized gang of violent criminals

Puzzle 5

Tidying fallen leaves
Annual Nov. 5 British celebration: Guy __ Night
Mountain in Turkey, possible site of Noah’s Ark
Filming location, apartment with no bedroom
Extra material sewn into a seam to strengthen it
Starmix and Tangfastics sweetmakers
Hard gray rocks turned tools in prehistoric times
Order of words to form a meaningful sentence
Sleepy
Falling down and feigning a knockout
“Father of Genetics”: Austrian scientist Gregor __
Basket of rocks used for erosion control
Waterfowl nickname of Canadian dollar

Group 290

Puzzle 1

Describes T-shirts that are not short
Shunned, avoided, abstained from
Extremely shocking, wicked act
Barcelona avenue, popular with tourists
Strongly criticized
Person who defends set of ideas, certain person
Baked egg whites with sugar
Extinct reptile
Preparing yourself mentally to think clearly
Don’t judge a book by this
Person caring for animals on a film set
Study of nutrition, diet
The part of a fist you punch with

Puzzle 2

Coldest
Old British silver coin worth two shillings
__ calf, killed when the prodigal son returns
Inflated mechanically, like a bicycle tire
Illness that claimed Pavarotti at age 71
Canadian province that introduced the dish poutine
Use these for shaving
Son of Zeus known as “messenger of the gods”
Has a tendency to be unwell frequently
Put a worm on a fishing hook
__-hound, short-legged scent dog aka a hush puppy
Andreas __, German leader of Red Army Faction
Novel by Phillipa Gregory: “The Other __ Girl”
__ Nation; autobiographical book and film
Smart jacket, school uniform requisite
Fruit flavor used in Kriek Belgian beer
Côte d’__, official name of the Ivory Coast

Puzzle 3

Dry dusty wind blowing from North Africa to Europe
Fill the air with fumes
It’s not true
James Bond’s early nemesis
Belgian city hit by huge diamond heist in 2003
Contempt __, showing disregard to a legal hearing
Neapolitan flavor
Person who performs the Islamic call to prayer
Various types, forms, array of different cultures
Spouts at the end pipes, e.g. petrol pumps
Art technique of creating a design using acid
Meandering, twisting (like a reptile)
Large tuba carried over the shoulders
Shy companion of Snow White
Gathered together, accumulated
To make a photo bigger

Puzzle 4

Appliances that use hot water vapor to cook food
Cyrano de __, French big-nosed writer and duellist
She championed the return of the Elgin Marbles
Hungarian author of “The Sleepwalkers”: Arthur __
__ slip, error in speech thanks to the unconscious
__ music, produced without electric instruments
Inflammation of the elbow or knee joint
Pressed or flattened the creases on a surface
Tutored, schooled
In medicine: to suction fluid from part of the body
Principal Chilean city named after St. James
Large flowers used in tea for high blood pressure
Eating in between meals

Puzzle 5

Engaged in conflict
Belief in magic, witchcraft and the supernatural
Parboiling to remove color or odor
Aztec ruler who was stoned to death
Cosmetic stomach skin surgery
Dancing with no choreography
First Prime Minister under Queen Elizabeth
Searching, investigating, detective work
Machine creates a plastic coating for protection
Skin of an equine used for leather

Group 291

Puzzle 1

Snippets of music heard on mobile devices
Jewelry pieces worn on the collarbone
Antonym of childhood
Nickname for the lunar roving vehicle
Ability of a gem to show two different colors
Heavenly
Pompous, with a gassy digestive system
Their job is to check tickets on a bus or train
Obstruction of a tube or opening in the body
Gnosiophobia is the fear of this
Causes blood to thicken
Desert twister, vacuum cleaner brand
St. Petersburg’s former name in 1914
Kitchen machine
Cut this from under someone’s feet to weaken them
Not under control
Tool that collects and analyzes data in Formula 1
Zoological term for a pouched mammal
Things that are left out or not mentioned
Object shaped like small water vessel for sauce

Puzzle 2

Copenhagen is capital of this Scandinavian nation
Dancing like Madonna
Striking or beating; reaching a target
Scuff marks left by dragging
Official currency of Paraguay
Stealing and ransacking goods esp during war
Jonathan __, wrote The Corrections novel
Black __, 1959 Brazilian inspired play and film
The first T in GATT
Citrus fruit cross between tangerine/grapefruit
All mammals are warm
Type of doctor that performs operations
Main language spoken in Swiss canton of Ticino
Distressed maidens imprisoned in towers
South Korean car brand, Accent, Elantra
Paper handkerchiefs

Puzzle 3

Took care of, helped back to health
Large Australian mythical amphibious creature
High-speed trains in France, Belgium and Germany
Gin, vermouth cocktail with pickled onion
__ Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
Laziest
Sides of a cut gemstone
__ wheel, Buddhism’s cylinder holding invocations
Power or hand tool for smoothing wood
City that hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics
Another name for a violin
Rubbed out
Circus performers with red noses
Pulp Fiction and Seven Psychopaths, Christopher __
Big __, 7 bright stars in Ursa Major

Puzzle 4

Aussie city with the name of William IV’s consort
Evaluated
An obsession
Gas that makes up most of Earth’s atmosphere
Tight shorts from the 70s
Dead set on doing something at all costs
US city, marriage capital of the world
Edged, anagram of dreaming
World’s largest existing type of land animal
“Fight Club” star
Composer buried by request next to Beethoven

Puzzle 5

Influential Spanish artist, pioneered cubism
The state of being liberated
Sea west of Myanmar, famous for volcanic activity
Largest flatfish in the world, diamond shaped
Catwoman has this ability to creep up on people
Money-hungry Disney duck
Seasoning made from drying ocean water
Scandinavian country
Food; meant to be eaten, eatables
Tiny bone located in the middle ear
19th century physicist; weather radar
__ around; hanging about with no real direction

Group 292

Puzzle 1

Hygrophobia is the fear of this
Someone is in there
Green pepper commonly used to top Mexican food
Hung about aimlessly; lingered
The __, novel by Nicholas Sparks turned movie
Without any joins or edges
Tree has winged seeds that “helicopter” to earth
Tall, dark and __, like most Mills & Boon heroes
Movable property; archaic term for personal items
Artist who created paintings of his mother
Rubbed muscles to relax them
French word for an exclusive shop
Rebounding action of a bullet
Naughty behavior, disobedience, troublemaking
Flushing in the face
Overrun with pests
Accepted values of virtuous behavior, like ethics
Repaired or replaced equipment
One of sixteen in a billiard game

Puzzle 2

A revolt, such as in Ireland in 1916
Sports arena for competitive cycling
Magicians
Great surprise, wonder
Terri and Will’s surname in Glee
Talents, proficiencies
Paralyzing, disabling
Spongebob’s neighbor
Having eight sides
Charlie Bucket’s grandma’s first name
Revert to a previous opinion; retract one’s words
Sedimentary rock made of calcium carbonate
48th BAFTA Best Actor recipient
Where your drink sits in a car
Depression in economic activity
Alterations in the structure of an organism
Decorated by curves along an edge
Type of fat found in both butter and coconut oil

Puzzle 3

Football player who blocks
1984 fictionalized biopic of Mozart
Connected to by blood
US state in which Miami Vice was set
Sugar found in fruits and other carbohydrates
Light housework with a feathered stick
Oscar Wilde was born in this country
Early 20th-c. modern art movement of Matisse etc.
Animal related to llamas, lives in South America
African country whose name in Latin means “free”
__Gulf, body of water fed by the Sea of Oman
Tambourine, associated with the Bible
Someone who sends unwanted emails
If muscles waste away, they __
Reveal a photo by treating film with chemicals

Puzzle 4

Of or relating to horses
Model of bride and groom on top of wedding cake
Heavy artillery that fires iron balls or shot
10 less than 100
Recovered from illness, got better
Unfair, morally wrong
Lebanese bulgar wheat and mince patties
Nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree
Ancient Asia Minor city, one of the 7 churches
When something carries mark of disgrace, dishonor
Kelly __, British double gold-winning runner
Strip of land a plane travels down before take-off
17th-century French dance for two with small steps
National tree of India
Smart, sharp, clever
Machine for getting liquid out of fruit
Robbed in the street
Tiny pieces of leftover food or snippings of paper
City where Bono, lead singer of U2, was born

Puzzle 5

Unloads, removes, transfers
Drying a wet surface
Protective jacket worn during wet weather
The only chemical element to begin with a V
Music system for compact discs
Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta
Sports day event with people hopping while in bags
Dried fruit and nuts snack assortment
Group of young 80s Hollywood stars, inc Rob Lowe
The Berlin Wall was built along this German street
What villains call the kids in Scooby-Doo
Excluded someone from doing something
People of the preeminent military Greek city-state
Spread of disease
The briefest of glances
Most widely practiced religion in modern France
Insult directed at spectacle-wearers
Symbols used in many tweets
Ruler of England when a Commonwealth: Oliver __
Upwards slanting airplane wing, after a seabird
Percussive foot dancing
Eosophobia is the fear of this
Plucking hairs
Cubicle with no light, for developing photos

Group 293

Puzzle 1

Portion of a worm
Region of Italy that the Arno River runs through
Mini __, pink/white pillows to top hot chocolate
Japanese company YKK makes most of these
Remove adhesive
Person that goes from place to place, job to job
Magical board game movie with Robin Williams
Real first name of golfer Tiger Woods
Hand-shaken percussion instruments
Substance used for closing something off
The last Roman Emperor: __ Augustus
Ramon Mercader assassinated this Bolshevik
Most famous Marx brother
Put aside for now, or stacked like books

Puzzle 2

Taking someone into custody
Attractive man with gray hair
Fast ballroom dance style
Illicit hard liquor in the US
Not all it’s cracked up to be
Lee __, proponent of The Method acting philosophy
Supportive bars mounted on walls
Queen Victoria wore this black gem in mourning
Drying out and shriveling up
People who seek relief from reality through fantasy
Ringside judges who score a fight
Holocaust rememberance museum in Jerusalem

Puzzle 3

Curly, looping, swirly
The one with the least movement
Goat’s-wool shawl
Spanish couples dance with guitars/castanets
David __, US thriller novelist of The Camel Club
Helen Mirren holds the crown in this 2006 film
Second of two Japanese cities bombed during WWII
Freshwater sunfish, bream or copper nose
Common disorder of the eye or a large waterfall
Sleeping area assigned to officers on a warship
Eight letter word for inability to sleep
French philosopher wrote The Social Contract
Tree that Zacchaeus climbed, hoping to see Jesus
Administrative capital of South Africa
Capital of the Canadian province of Manitoba
Corinth king made to push a stone uphill forever
Exaggerate; give too much importance to
Responds to a stimulus
A book-learned intellectual
Material covers for windows
First capital of Colonial Brazil (before Rio)

Puzzle 4

Bedrooms on board ships
Greek word which is the root for sun
Hamlet holds his skull aloft
Country which launched two Alouette satellites
British rock band: The Rolling ___
Retired pro athlete Tim Henman’s sport
First Russian Nobel laureate, worked with dogs
Egyptian crunchy, aromatic blend of nuts and seeds
Hanging column of ice; frozen dripping water
Lack of color in the face
Robert Redford gambled in this 1990 film
Former name of MasterCard: Master __
A chant repeated during meditation
Psycho motel owner Bates
The Doctor’s foes, traditionally can’t climb stairs
Miserable and not at all bright
California city famous for celebrity homes
Beethoven’s first name

Puzzle 5

Suzanne __, The Hunger Games writer
Phillip __, wrote His Dark Materials trilogy
Capital of lower Egypt in ancient times
When frozen flakes are falling, it’s __
The ferris wheel was invented in this US city
Nationality of Luciano Pavarotti
Playing a horn
Old language of southern France
Riding a bicycle
All Quiet on the __ Front, novel by Remarque
Jumping off of building sport aka free running
Black-shelled shellfish with yellow flesh
Not a digital zoom; relating to the eye
Legally managing another’s property or money
Leg __, female lower leg clothing
Women warriors of Greek mythology

Group 294

Puzzle 1

Giant ape movie monster
Cooking a whole pig on a BBQ spit
A note you write to someone who gives you a gift
Vancouver’s metro system
Labyrinth creator
Skill of planting and growing trees
Criminal set free at Christ’s expense
“The Charge of the Light Brigade” poet: Alfred __
Animated sports comedy starring Michael Jordan
Ex-Rhodesia
To plan in secret to do something illegal
Archimedes discovered this act of staying afloat
Bechuanaland in Africa became this state in 1966
Played a guitar

Puzzle 2

__ Jean, Michael Jackson’s 1983 moonwalk hit
__ rasa, a blank slate, the human mind at birth
Stirred from sleep, past participle
Being vivacious, full of life
Anthony Shaffer film starred Olivier and Caine
Cheese __, metal device for shredding hard cheese
The Merchant of Venice’s mannish woman
Dog variety prefixed by English, Gordon and Irish
Ocean where Christmas Island is located
Type of cleaner that sucks up dirt from carpets
Magical hexes
Female animal that has been sterilized
Used as protection from swords
Antonym of frequent
John __, one of The Beatles’ lead singer
Attention-seeking walk, swaying the hips
Uses a razor to remove hair

Puzzle 3

Official language of Andorra
Wayne __, also known as The Great One in hockey
Unit of the intensity of sound waves
Holder for a pistol
In short; statement of important details
Mire, swampy wetland, useful for fuel
Final stage of something, especially in chess
Orestes’ revenge seeking sister
The__ of the Opera, novel written by Gaston Leroux
Charlotte Brontë novel with a girl’s forename
Made a digital copy of
__ Place Vendôme, French shirt makers
Just Another __ Kid, 1981 Best Documentary
Navigational instrument for measuring distance
Prospero’s daughter in Shakespeare’s “The Tempest”
Spring cocktail of dry gin and creme de mure
Places where people conduct business
Flights that depart later than planned

Puzzle 4

Cheap, uncovered seating at a US sports stadium
Go past the intended stopping point
Shining, cleaning
Another name for the former empire of Ethiopia
Describes round, polished, unfaceted gems
Of the family of animals containing lemmings
Happened at the same time
Most populated of the Cook Islands
Natural capabilities
Term for a Russian astronaut
The G in GDA, advisory labeling on food
Willing to receive, receptive
Brandy, ruby port and egg yolk cocktail
Person who moves props around for a theater
King Arthur’s wife has an affair with Lancelot

Puzzle 5

Term meaning connected to the Internet
Indian city Mumbai’s former name
Rope attached to an animal
Hebrew word for peace, hello, and good-bye
To exert to the maximum
From Greek, meaning soul or spirit
Loud monkey species live in South/Central America
A __ Too Far; film about Operation Market Garden
They cover you while you sleep
Country where model Gisele Budchen was born
Dish out cards again
Bruce __ is also known as the Incredible Hulk
Presentation of a plan in model form
French brandy
It’s in the air and water

Group 295

Puzzle 1

To dispense soda or surreptitiously remove funds
Harry Potter’s godfather __ Black
Newsreader
Blossomy pattern
The liquids extracted from fruit
Terrifies
Followed the rules
Turn around by a number of degrees
A pulled muscle: not a sprain but a
South central French dept, capital is Aurillac
Name given to frequent visitors at a bar
Gymnastic position with legs at straight angles

Puzzle 2

Theater poster
Rough drawings
Auld __, Scottish celebration song
Bed garments, anagram of heisting
Ill-fated opera Princess
__ wheel, a stone for abrading or polishing
Steal from a store
Similar in appearance to a lupine creature
Scale that measures how hot a chili pepper is
Andean lake on the border between Peru and Bolivia
Inglorious __, 2009 film starring Brad Pitt
Propelling a boat with oars
Evening activities after a day on the slopes
Puritanical British Queen
Shines or sparkles due to reflected light
Christian church service at sunset
Ocean that is last alphabetically
Type of climbing honeysuckle; old cigarette brand
Value of a number based on its distance from 0
Blind prophet turned into a woman by Hera
Dressing up to avoid detection

Puzzle 3

North London soccer club
Small pot where a pen or quill is dipped
Patron saint of lost things
Bad experiences, anagram of Sumatra
Having a border made of hanging threads
To obtain, to receive, to earn
Strongly asserts, states a fact
Bacterial infection; Black Death, __ Plague
German fruit cake covered with powder sugar
He wrote the play “Waiting for Godot”: Samuel __
Of or relating to deer
Gentlemen Prefer __, film with Russell and Monroe
Bicuspid filler
Floridian island (not east)

Puzzle 4

All are sharp or flat
Act of invoking a memory or feeling
8 times the amount
Spread of disease by infected individuals
Come hell or __; in spite of difficulties
Wriggly pink creature that lives in soil
Sweet added to tea or offered to horses
People who seek relief from reality through fantasy
Text or characters written beneath normal type
Two things or people who look exactly alike
Witches use these pots for cooking brews

Puzzle 5

Slim personal computer that uses a touchscreen
Horse’s name, backwards for “murder”
Ocean that Hudson Bay is considered part of
Laments a death
Original from which copies are made
Small and smooth stone
Yuletide songs
Crouched down to avoid a flying object
Scratches metal to make art
Wild dog lives in desert, chases Road Runner
Prepares a pool cue with powdery substance
Witches’ spells that bring bad luck
Dark-blue grape named after the French for blackbird
Sean Connery’s real first name
The __ Games, book series by Suzanne Collins
Stop working officially when of age
Device to connect a gearbox to a vehicle’s wheels

Group 296

Puzzle 1

Immune defense protein found in blood
Something that is ridiculously easy to do
Fleetwood Mac song adopted for Formula One
It catches tea leaves so you don’t drink them
Very admired or respected
Sprinkle this Christmas spice on your coffee
Two-word term for a kennel
Isolate
Region in Peru, name means “where the gods speak”
Those who openly reject the official religion
Ruling like a queen

Puzzle 2

Professional sports person
Tight bodysuit covering neck to wrists to ankles
Filipino sea between Visayas and Luzon
South American river; endangered crocodile species
Gossip, rumor, can’t be proven
Small newspaper usually with half-truths
Hurt or wounded
Person who creeps about at night and up to no good
James T Kirk’s rank
Hit with one finger to send something flying
Alpinist
Say what will happen in the future
Platform used to carry a camera in film and TV
Hands-free device worn in customer service centers
African __ are common fish in tropical areas
Ralph __ Williams, British music maestro
Young female movie actress
Inflatable safety cushions in a car’s dashboard
Slang term to describe someone eccentric, strange
Greek winged horse
Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian: types of Greek __
Cooked by heated water, not boiled
Meat stuffed in casing

Puzzle 3

They look after sheep
Olive green meteoric gem from Bohemia
Discoveries made after perfoming medical exams
Surname of British Prime Minister called Supermac
Clocks for perfectly boiled breakfast items
El Classico soccer matchup: Real Madrid vs. __
Charming or influencing by tricking or flattering
These cause a severe reaction, anaphylaxis
Scenic lakes in Ireland’s County Kerry
More than one period of a thousand years
Prove to be right
Firm and unwavering
Fungus with white-spotted red cap
Instruments that measure distance traveled in cars

Puzzle 4

“Away in a __, no crib for His bed”
__ trot, dance of the 1900s for the bird, maybe
Searches a person for contraband
Puzzle game with dropping colored shapes
Ten twice
Chemical element with the symbol Na
Old UK coin of 5 shillings; Scandinavian currency
Ropes of interlaced hair, braids
Bavarian city of three rivers, Inn, Ilz and Danube
Detroit-born fast and heavy electronic music
Nocturnal carnivorous spotted cats
Ice hockey player
The O in UFO
Oil __, large ship that carries liquids
Muriel Spark novel: “The Prime of Miss Jean __”
__ almonds, sugared almonds aka dragee

Puzzle 5

Tuneful container with rotating ballerina
Repetitive name for chili plant; popular sauce
Round window of a cruise ship cabin
One-wheeled bike ridden by circus performer
Epic sanskrit poem ascribed to Valmiki
Literalism, concern with small details or rules
Country that is home to the Hebrides Islands
Dan __, CEO of PayPal
Cattle steering device used by Indiana Jones
__ to Heaven, Led Zeppelin’s 1971 hit
City where Michelangelo’s statue of David stands
To restore an old relationship
Liquid trickling out drop by drop
Prevent something from happening
Brooklyn Beckham’s famous parents: David and __

Group 297

Puzzle 1

Excessive self-confidence
To concentrate on achieving something
Tilted one’s head to the side; gun ready to fire
Direction of a row; left to right, not up and down
Surname of man who created Mickey Mouse
Former Soviet Union dictator, after Lenin’s death
Chinese food in small fried or steamed dumplings
Musical about the witches from Oz
Golden statues given at the Academy Awards
Regions where feet connect to legs, with 3 joints
This actor played Jack Kevorkian in 2010 biopic
Sudden strong windstorm, especially at sea

Puzzle 2

Frenchman considered one of the masters of comedy
When someone has stuck to or followed the rules
Part, anagram of notices
Photo that is printed straight away
Man-made bend on a motor-racing course
To stop completely, eliminate, terminate
Oversaw museum collection or exhibit
Greek civilian foot soldiers, were heavily armed
Flammable gas used for soldering and welding
Wall-less structure with roof to shelter a vehicle
Part of the body impaired by nephritis
Split with boyfriend or girlfriend
Microscopic animal; Latin name means wheel-bearer
Tuscan wine, often sold in straw basket
US-Canada waterfalls popular with honeymooners

Puzzle 3

Throw these during winter play fights
The beans of this plant contain ricin
Android OS version like sugary flavored candies
Indian tech city, capital of Telangana state
Science fiction genre: Victorian and Industrial
Exhibiting a strong determination
The scientific study of sleep
When a building is cleared out due to an emergency
Person who is obsessively self-centered
Laminated pastry for sweet and savory pies
Inking on skin
Keeps your hair dry in the shower, bath
Another word for “wrestling”
US Revolutionary War started at this battle site
World’s fastest dog breed; also a bus company
An add-on to an outfit e.g. a handbag or earrings
US political party of Obama, Clinton and JFK
Pronounce clearly
System of writing of ancient Mesopotamia

Puzzle 4

Believing everything you are told
Displaying love or affection
Unexpectedly, suddenly
With Bernstein, he exposed the Watergate scandal
1960s stalker movie remade in the 90s with De Niro
Los del Rio 90’s Spanish dance craze
Where travelers wait to board a train
Second longest reigning monarch: Queen __
Sudden opening in the ground
Dangerous fibers found in old building materials
The difference between darks/lights in an image
Unsophisticated, not knowledgeable, uneducated
Capital of Indonesian province of Papua
Term for a horse between the ages of one and two
Eating between meals
Reuses/repurposes object and increases value
English Forest, Nottinghamshire home of Robin Hood

Puzzle 5

Beautiful woman who is half fish
Indistinct, unclear
US inventor of the solid body electric guitar
Noted author of James Bond novels: Ian __
Four-stringed Hawaiian lute
Something mysterious or vague
Island in Haiti, once a port for pirates
rodent extermination device
Mythological creatures with human face & bird body
Vacation to Brits
100 years

Group 298

Puzzle 1

Its lighthouse is one of the 7 Classic Wonders
Shakespeare’s shortest play: “Comedy of __”
Curvature on the surface of a road
Main language spoken in Austria
Disco dance that sounds like a swindle
Drying in the kiln
To oppose or deny (it rhymes)
Serpent in Greek mythology killed by Apollo
Panamanian currency named after Spanish explorer
Ace Ventura and The Mask actor, Jim __
Country donating Trafalgar Square Christmas trees
Force causing rotation
Pressed laundry has been __
1879 battle saw the defeat of Zulu king Cetshwayo
Beliefs, religions
Wave rider
First appearances
Best of both __, all the advantages
Made a noise through mouth/nose while asleep
Ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream dessert
Abbreviated nickname of huge Canadian dog breed
Shut down and start computer
Lavish, of superior quality
Daryl __, she made a Splash as a mermaid

Puzzle 2

City where Harvard University is located
City where Anne Frank hid
Eastern __ Dollar is a currency in the West Indies
These African insects devour all in their path
Bigger than necessary
Head of the family in American Dad
Crushing or squashing, especially of bugs
Boiled dough, often added to stews
Sledges
A triangular gemstone cut
Something that is satisfying, fulfilling
Measurement of pain w/ tool to detect sensitivity
Turned off from something, repulsed

Puzzle 3

__ Skywalker becomes Darth Vader in Episode 3
For keeping hands warm
City James Joyce often wrote about, his birthplace
World’s biggest selling spice
In Buddhism, it means “cosmic law and order”
Rooms under roofs of houses, often used for storage
Polluted, anagram of umpire
Flavor of the French liqueur cointreau
Frequent lyricist for Elton John: Bernie __
Green sweet or sour vegetable that tops burgers
The opposite of love for someone
Where flags are on golf courses

Puzzle 4

Devices used to trigger explosive reactions
Tabloid portmanteau for Mr Affleck and Ms Lopez
Stringed musical instrument played with “hammers”
Guiding in another direction, like wheel of a car
They sit between the canines
Bad winter storm
Watched, paid close attention to
The state of abstaining from alcohol
NY Yankees big hitter and record holder
Online button to click so you can pay for items
Enlightenment leader and writer of Candide
Utensil used to beat breakfast laid by chickens
What Captain Kirk might say
Rock break of a gemstone where two parts separate

Puzzle 5

Devoid of any happiness or positivity
Second-largest Balearic isle, famous for megaliths
Lewis __ who wrote Alice in Wonderland
Simple sugar important to diabetics
Wrinkled and crinkled and requiring ironing
Leg __, woolly tubes worn on lower legs
Insulated portable liquid container
Ropes and chains that support a ship’s mast
Momentum, propulsion
High-end, extra value
Leather makers

Group 299

Puzzle 1

Male equines who have been sterilized
Poking at someone and making them laugh
Beating something, e.g. cream, until it stiffens
Person who jumps off airplanes for sport
A type of light, not ultraviolet, near crimson
Grappler
Mafia gangsters
Hebrew greeting and writer’s pen name: Sholem __
Long, light French dressing-gown for women
The so-called “Mad Monk” of Russia
Driver of a horse-drawn carriage
Specific to a particular location or area
Fleeing, running away
Second largest ocean in the world
Country representative
Covered in dots or freckles
Describes enlarged leg veins
Elton John’s self-given middle name
Asking someone sincerely to do something

Puzzle 2

Also called “fish-eating crocodile” found in India
Sequence of scenes that condenses space and time
Detachable metal covering for a plane’s engine
Third pharaoh of the 19th Dynasty of Egypt
A golden yellow variety of quartz
Country where model Heidi Klum was born
The Time __, H.G. Wells’ tale of time-traveling
Grassy area between golf tee and green
Uranus’ moon named after the Queen of the Fairies
Country where the Second Indochina War took place
In U.S., name given to an unidentified male body
Bathroom attached to a bedroom
To worry excessively, to endure mental anguish
Site of Chile’s deadliest earthquake in 1939
Bodily organ that stores urine

Puzzle 3

Second largest planet in our Solar System
Valley of the __, Franco’s Catholic basilica
Fiends, devils, evil spirits
7th century BCE King of Judah, son of Amon
Name of the main Ewok in Return of the Jedi
Two-piece swimwear for summer season
To remove the packaging
Working cop
“Fruity” red liqueur invented in 1818: __ Heering
Cultivated the earth before sowing
Relating to ancient religion, practiced by witches
Mozart’s favorite stringed instruments
Padded bed coverings
Ancient name of Greece
10 to the power of 100
Macbeth’s murdered friend returns as a ghost

Puzzle 4

A bruise
Beach vehicle with wheels and sails used for sport
Clergyman’s house provided by the church
Dancing flowers in “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”
Rough, unsophisticated
Electrical discharge during a thunderstorm
U.S. trophy recognizes excellence in TV industry
Rare blue mineral, the gemstone of California
Worried
European city where “Game of Thrones” is filmed
British male tennis pro no 1 in 1996 and 1999-2005
Precipitous part of a high steep rock face
Highest movement of water across earth’s surface
Jazz instrument played by Lisa Simpson
Astrologer; a fish that lives and hides in warm seas
Soldiers that protect from behind in a retreat
Technology that lets 2 devices connect wirelessly
Round, beige legume used to make hummus
Flat, cold weather footwear to aid in walking
James Bond film named after Ian Fleming’s estate

Puzzle 5

Cofounder of a tech company with David Packard
Italian term for cooked firm to the bite
Pestered, hounded
Relating to your immediate surroundings
Re is the symbol for this chemical element
Two-word epithet for the Russian mystic Rasputin
Mysterious, enigmatic
Northern group of islands in West Indies
The __, Shakespeare play with Prospero and Caliban
__Holyfield, “Real Deal” heavyweight boxer
Singer who won an Oscar for From Here to Eternity

Group 300

Puzzle 1

Someone speaking on behalf of an important person
Pilfered, stolen
Conducting a surprise attack from a hidden place
To take control of again, acquire by force again
The __, film with Shirley MacLaine and Jack Lemmon
Musical notation indicating instrument fingering
Glowing white feldspar gem linked to June births
Early hand-held personal organizer used a stylus
Also called green onions
Plant starch used as a thickener in sauces
Those stranded on desert islands
Being __ to someone means you like them

Puzzle 2

Unsavory, seedy
City that has the longest open air art gallery
Copa __, Spanish football cup competition
Plucked stringed instruments from India
Diet promotes low carb and high fat foods; Dr. ___
Important matters or topics to be discussed
Uncovered a plot before it was carried out
__ Bergman, star of the 1942 classic, Casablanca
Agitated, cranky like a crustacean
To repudiate an error in public
Mix with water to make less concentrated
A rabbit is pulled out of it during a magic show
Lavish city-state located in the south of France
Low, guttural sounds, like the ones made by a pig
Biblical king who threw Daniel into the lion’s den
Not colored, i.e. natural hair color
Ludicrous
Caught or trapped
Surprise attack

Puzzle 3

Violently robbed
Pest that enters homes and lands on food
Another name for cutlery
Without others knowing
Savagery, wildness
Nationality of the inventor of basketball
Wife of Prince Albert of Monaco, a former swimmer
Scientific name for an ocean sunfish
Article worn for show; a frivolous matter
Light, often elevated, transport on a single track
“Met his __”, a significant battle of 1815
Pencil for drawing around peepers on face
Historic trading town in Mali, Africa
Trade in goods and services

Puzzle 4

Simon __, liberator of Latin America
Sloping, slanting, askew
Island located between Japan and Taiwan
Remorseful, apologetic, regretful
Oil of __ is another name for sulfuric acid
Sicilian wine also used in cooking
Cool Runnings is about this type of sports’ team
To print for public consumption
People who select and approve copy for newspapers
French greeting for hello

Puzzle 5

William __, U.S. author of The Sound and the Fury
The scientific study of animal behavior
Working out a puzzle or mystery
Musical openings
Wooden cupboards for storage
Its capital is Tegucigalpa
King of Sparta and husband of Helen of Troy
Type of spit-roast pig
Traffic signal that means stop
Small pot in which tobacco chewers deposit saliva
Skin sores containing fluid caused by friction
Accompanied to another place for security
To cut something off, unwittingly abbreviate
Staircase handrail
Army unit of a number of battalions