Medieval Times

Group 221

Puzzle 1

To pamper
Color made with red and blue
1984 and Big Brother creator
Lead singer of Pearl Jam
To disprove a theory or belief
Sugar, almond milk and orange cordial
If in time, it saves nine
__ Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi cricket grounds
Theory of Evolution
It means “parents” in Spanish
Religious, ceremonial sword of ancient India

Puzzle 2

Indian mausoleum that’s one of the new Seven Wonders
Affixed, enclosed, added
Mixture of kamacite and taenite, “filling”
Author of “Candide”
Investigative reporter who brought Nixon down
Yellow bulbous spring flower
World’s most popular language
An egg’s least favorite golfing format
Cross-country runners
A basin with running water and drainpipe

Puzzle 3

Chemical administered to elicit a confession
Towelling sports accessory to absorb perspiration
Jewish minor prophet; his Book follows Haggai
Military belt and strap named after a commander
German author of Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Tsunami, seismic sea movement following earthquake
Ballet thriller movie starring Portman, Kunis
Epic Babylonian poem about a tyrannical king
Leading actor in Scott of the Antarctic
Folk music entertainment in a countryside building
Curved embellishments in handwritten letters
Cocktail of whisky and Drambuie, not used in d-i-y
Costa __, cruise ship that capsized off Tuscany
Deltiology is the collection of these items

Puzzle 4

Handbag designed to be carried in one hand
Singing or talking the same thing at the same time
Historically, a diplomat lower than an ambassador
The __ of Christ, Caravaggio painting
__ Brothers, US entertainment company
Russian leader at the 1945 Yalta Conference
Open and sincere, frank and honest
Surgeon’s uniform
__ Leone, African country
Middle Eastern flatbread, laffa
King of Spain, brother of Napoleon
A mythical reptile with wings, slain by knights
Construction of an item, act of creating something

Puzzle 5

Prominent historical Germanic state
Kylie __, petite Australian diva
Captain __ first appeared in 1941
Curious, mask-wearing mammal native to the US
Deceased Blues Brother, comedian brother
Cuban brand, famous white rum
Pasta with filling inside
Name of God in the Bible, also a witness
Winner of 2015 Best Picture Academy Award
Desiderius __, Dutch humanist philosopher
Not reacting visibly; not aggressive

Group 222

Puzzle 1

Roberta __, first neurologist in space
Not a lot
Bela __, best known actor for portraying Dracula
Periodic payment not based on hours worked
Milfoil
Active fighting during the course of a war
Someone people follow
Pablo __, Spanish cellist and conductor
Serpentine creature of reptilian traits
Indian leavened bread made with maida

Puzzle 2

Preface
King turned royal sage in Hindu tradition
Code of conduct associated with knighthood
Greek god of death, Hypnos’ twin
Very affectionate parrot
Italian goalkeeper, won World Cup 1982 at age 40
Female antihero with feline traits
Eating small amounts of food throughout the day
French candy, smooth yellow paste of candied fruit
HTTP: Hypertext __ Protocol
Going after or in the tracks of another
Shiny silver metal used in plating

Puzzle 3

Baker’s ammonia, leveling agent
River of Myanmar, Mandalay lies on its banks
Russian composer of “Peter and the Wolf”
Artificial sweetener
Inflammation of stomach’s lining
Fan that converts rotational motion into thrust
Reference point
Evander __, “Real Deal” heavyweight boxer
Vital link between cerebellum and spinal cord
Carving a piece of wood by shaving it down
City on the river Pegnitz, state of Bavaria
__ Dumas, wrote The Count of Monte Cristo
French artist Auguste Rodin’s specialty
Plato’s most famous student
Method, process
To begin to grow, to sprout
Places where photographs are developed
The Age of __, Scorsese’s 19th century love story
Large, thick-skinned animal such as an elephant

Puzzle 4

La __, Puccini opera about Rodolfo and Mimi
Tent-loving person
Darwin’s famous ship
Capital of Iran
It means “Domingo” in Spanish
Polish author, Heart of Darkness
The neck of the uterus
Academia, university, faculty
Will magically make you fall in love
Your sibling’s little boy
Doomed allied raid of 1942 on this French seaport
You have been warned when you see it

Puzzle 5

Physician who performs medical operations
Indian leader of nonviolent civil disobedience
Rumble, bang
Mincer
To agree
Very small headphones
Such a personal important thing
Originally, twisted German bread, now salted snack
This person doesn’t ride a horse
Masses of tissue in the throat, often removed
Perennial flowering plant, 1,795 different species
Short heavy curved sword used by pirates
Black __, world-renown English rock band
Southeast European, Western Asian language
Film in which actor Hoffman plays an autistic genius
Neither something nor everything
Considered founder of Beatnik movement

Group 223

Puzzle 1

Speed __ is solving Rubik’s cubes really fast
Times __, US popular intersection
Old bearded man, 1967 cartoon, what is inside
The __ tuna can grow to 400 lbs
Humans have five, including touch and taste
Compos __, of sound mind, sane
Colored wax stick for drawing
Metal compound used as a diamond substitute
Ship’s steering mechanism
Ignatius of __, Spanish priest founded the Jesuits
__ Jean; MJ’s “The kid is not my son” mega hit
Irony understood by the audience only
Thin, crisp crackers

Puzzle 2

Woman in Norse mythology linked to deaths in battle
__ Pankhurst, suffragette matriarch
Joshua __, president of the Royal Academy of Arts
A dish designed to hold a cleansing bar
The Curious Case of __ Button, film with Brad Pitt
Type of medicine used to establish cause of death
Person who betrayed Jesus: Judas __
Upper case letters on a keyboard
French brandy made from apples
Estadio Gigante de __, Rosario, Argentina
Devil’s __; supporter of unpopular opinion
True heir of the iron throne in Game of Thrones
Wording of Nobel prize: Physiology or __
The text for an opera
HST: Harmonized __
Radically curved Persian sword
East Asian mushroom
Santa Maria __, basilica on Rome’s Esquiline hill

Puzzle 3

Giuseppe __, Italian director of Cinema Paradiso
HTML: __ Markup Language
Usual way a person lives
One who makes alcoholic drinks for money
Greek cycladic volcanic island also known as Thira
It means “snails” in French
Seafarer made three attempts on the N-W Passage
Common name for digitalis flower spears
Disciple of Jesus, also identified as Bartholomew
Scientific study of mosses
1830s Boer exodus from Cape Colony

Puzzle 4

Antiquated term for a farmer owning his own land
Ships of the desert, with humps
__ Horde, Batu Khan’s 13th-century Mongol khanate
Palm tree fiber used for weaving baskets and mats
Direction in which Muslims face to pray
Mixed with type of heavy metal, eg. __ gasoline
Ordinary, unceremonious
Lake venue for 1980 Winter Olympics in the US
__ Prynne, she wore a Scarlet Letter
Danny __ played Louie De Palma in Taxi
Diamond plaids
It holds the archer’s arrows
Rosh Hashanha dessert aka Jewish honey cake
The Mark of Zorro swashbuckler actor, __ Power
Late 1800 US age of social inequality
Tissue that bulges through a body cavity wall
__ Sandberg, Facebook COO
__ Sore, painful, mouth ulcers

Puzzle 5

__ Ceausescu, leader executed on Christmas Day
Tortilla folded around a filling
Queen of France who married the King of England
Traditional candelabra for the holiday of Chanukah
Division of content within a book
Nationality of the music producer known as Zedd
A person who repairs or rents nautical vessels
__ Villeneuve, won the F1 title in 1997
Kerchief, napkin made of cloth
Hotel rating at lower end of scale
The Three Caballeros is a Disney __ buddy film

Group 224

Puzzle 1

Chinese communist revolutionary, Chairman Mao
Organ where humans develop
Processed wood used to build homes
Actress and singer from 1950s named Marilyn
Historically, indigenous people of South Asia
To stagger, wobble; to sway
Longest river in the European Union
__ moray eels are the largest in their species
Very well known by everyone
This traveler called Gulliver has a first name
Disposable handkerchief

Puzzle 2

White bird, yellow or orange crown, very outgoing
Being emotionally dependent on someone
Table tennis
Bratislava is the capital of __
Basic cocktail of rum citrus juice and sugar
Japanese celebration of plants on 4 May
Modus __, method, way of doing something
Scholarly, relating to studying
The mapping partner of longitude
Any form of pleasure is a sin to them
Worldwide known boxer movie star
Maradona, Pelé, Beckham, Ronaldo

Puzzle 3

Cold-blooded animal
They power your devices
Person who cares for your animal when you’re away
Group of assets, stocks, bonds or cash
Time following the middle of the day
Ardency, fervency, emotion
The state of having lost the esteem of others
Quilted trouser with shoulder straps, for skiers
Hit song by Tina Turner
There is no artistry or ideals in this statement
Thick smooth tissue at the end of bones
Very small pieces
Ejections of molten rock from a volcano
Dolby co-invented this film/sound recording method
Equestrian footwear
Period before a mother gives birth
British ocean liner sunk in World War I
Dark green nutty legume from French volcanic soil
Claudia __, beautiful Italian actress from 1950s

Puzzle 4

Sword blocker
You can have many up your sleeve
Prize fighters
Paul __, US actor, won oscar for The Color of Money
Extreme fear
Thigh supported hi-tech device
Grammar says it can be restrictive or not
Oblast, city and river in south-west Russia
The second softest rock in nature
Skimmed milk, bacterium probiotic dairy drink
French Resistance leader; Paris airport, de __
Performed in beauty salons and spas
Rubbernecker

Puzzle 5

Mythical hybrid, a cross between a lion and eagle
You need one to insert your door opener
Swedish astronomer invented centigrade thermometer
This Ninja turtle doesn’t paint in the Renaissance
Muslim military-political leader of the Crusades
Marksman, sniper, gunner
Illegal to buy in Mississippi from 1907 to 1966
Yellow part of shelled food
The opposite of vituperation
The Last __, British-Italian epic film about Puyi
Enzootic means endemic to __

Group 225

Puzzle 1

Within
Music term for very fast tempo
In architecture, a supporting stone bracket
Corpulent and pig-tailed friend of Asterix
General defended Moscow and Stalingrad in WWII
Pictures usually look better this way
Eastern European Jewish preacher
__ acid, found in vinegar, used as solvent
Utensil to remove stone inside
Anne __, second wife of King Henry VIII
Who __ Roger Rabbit, 1988 live action film
Golf club for green work
Capital city of Russian republic of Khakassia

Puzzle 2

Not yet a suspect, person of __
Featuring glamour and vitality
Tropical fruits with white flesh and hard shell
Japanese arcade game, similar to pinball
Accelerating accumulation of weapons
Largest saltwater lake in the world
Opposite exit to front entrance
Collection of schemas, tables, queries, reports
Superstate in Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four
Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Islam, Christianity
Formidable late French general
Very fast sombrero-wearing mouse, Speedy __
Titanic’s male star
Female with child; expectant
Storage container for a vehicle’s petrol or gas
Collarbone
Salty liquid dressing used in Chinese foods

Puzzle 3

Bad words
Russian triangular plucked string instrument
Versailles treaty demilitarized this German area
Crux __, also known as the Southern Cross
Pedro __, Spanish film director
In F1, an indication that you are disqualified
Idea, purpose, aim, goal, objective, plan
Latvian capital lies on this Baltic body of water
Red pigments found in tomatoes
Cooking just below the boiling point
British car designer of world-famous Mini

Puzzle 4

Another term for pistol or small gun
Title of Ancient Egyptian ruler
Participants in a game
Drug often used for fast muscle development
Baked German flaky pastry with filling
To make louder, larger, stronger, bigger
Pattern of musical sound
Medusa, Euryale and Stheno
Tokyo “Inspire the next” electronics firm
Ancient supercontinent, once called Pangaea
Spiky, egg-laying mammal
Alerting systems
Audrey __, star of Breakfast at Tiffany’s
The practice of accepting a situation as it is

Puzzle 5

Bloody Mary
Pinocchio, 1940 film about a __ puppet
Response
Zinedine __, well-known French footballer
Garden hand tool for planting
Seat of worship of Sumerian god Enil
John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
Abstract, breviary, summary, conspectus
Its area is calculated by 4 x pi x radius squared
Player of cor anglais or shawm
Female parent
Greatest and most celebrated pharaoh
World __ Day focuses on world sanitation
Giant __ shrimp have vivid colors

Group 226

Puzzle 1

Not solid or gas
Spoken in Kenya and Tanzania
To delay temporarily
Blue flowers painted by Van Gogh
This 80’s band doesn’t kill anyone
Muslim dynasty, ruled in the Levant 1127-1250
Open-top pie with savory custard and cheese
The mountain lion
Soviet human spaceflight program
Back __, fireplace, hot water heater combo
One of an ancient East Germanic tribe

Puzzle 2

No. 1 element on the periodic table
Skate__ involves riding and tricks
Shrubby mint, grayish-green needle-like leaves
An area rich in fuel deposits
It doesn’t hurt
John III __, Polish general and hero of the 17th C
Pope Francis’ predecessor, __ XVI
The Blue ridge coral is the only one that forms a __
It means “estate” or “farm” in Spanish
Advocate for women’s rights and associated movement
Whoopi __, won an Oscar for Ghost
Greeks chiseled the leaf of this plant in stone
Of, in, or relating to the head

Puzzle 3

A square dance for four couples
Michelangelo __, Italian writer of L’Avventura
Sea separates mainland Asia from Japan
To depreciate
Predator fish with a long body and tons of teeth
One who relies on another for support
Turned to stone
Ancient times
Inventor of the Liquid-Crystal Display (LCD)
Syntactically, not the subject
Belgian/German yellow cheese shaped like a brick
Location of first Olympics to use electric timers
Norman invasion in 1066, William the __

Puzzle 4

Keeps you warm in the winter
Tears rolling down the cheeks; bawling
Supported, sponsored
Meryl __, Out of Africa’s star
Capital of the Principality of Asturias, Spain
__ runner, tall upright breed of domestic duck
Scotland’s patron saint
Wu __, only woman to lead a Chinese dynasty
Uranus moon named after the King of the Fairies
Piña __, cocktail of rum, coconut, pineapple
Headwear of the Sikhs

Puzzle 5

Used before forks
Favorite social media site of current US president
Line for holding a tent steady
Jan __, Flemish painter from the 15th C
Paul __ Cruises from Tahiti are named after artist
Greek posited a geocentric theory of the universe
Detailing, itemizing, numbering
Strauss was known for composing these
Money __, 2016 US film with George Clooney
Snake, reptile
The Raging Bull of the boxing ring
Maori people are native to New __
Condition that lasts three or more months
Indian sauce ranges from tomato to mango
Multicolor natural beauty

Group 227

Puzzle 1

Sea separating Italy and Greece
Japanese crossword with numbers instead of letters
Internal parts of the body
__ Grounds, host of Limerick hurling, football
Capital of Greece
Evil goblin who kills travelers in Border folklore
Raft of the __, Géricault portrait of a shipwreck
Blue-spotted __fish is long and very thin
Upset and disappointed
Shellfish
Inflatable car safety device
Patrick __, Dirty Dancing’s star
It means “fifth” in Spanish
Iraqi birthplace of Saddam Hussein and Saladin
Black __, dark cake with German origins
Made-to-fit
Style of hot yoga
Layer between the Earth’s crust and outer core

Puzzle 2

Delicate facial hairs that add expression
First man to go on both North and South Poles
Moralist who rejected the idea of original sin
Scientific study of whales and dolphins
Flying military branch
The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Sarah __
Christian festival celebrated on January 6
UK monarch with the 2nd longest reign
Estadio __, Valencia stadium hosted 82 WC matches
Three plus ten plus one
To practice a performance
The Guns of __, Peck part of Allied commando team
Blind Greek prophet who took male and female forms
Manhattan’s Art-Deco famous building
Hair or paper cutter
Alaskan islands hit by earthquake in 2014
Sleeplessness
Huge, colossal
Small-sized newspapers
Cuban cocktail of rum, lime and sugar syrup
Tall, African animals with extra long neck
Punta is the main music of this country

Puzzle 3

Currency in Portugal before the Euro replaced it
Perfumed oil or wax to smooth or sculpt hair
Angela __, Germany’s first woman Chancellor
__ Eaton, record-breaking US decathlete
I beg to __
River running through Amsterdam and a beer brand
School of __, Raphael’s fresco of philosophers
Johannes __, German composer of lullabies
Riddle, mystery
Parts of a bicycle where you put your feet
Arctic explorer who created refugee “passports”

Puzzle 4

Germanic tribe “damaged” Gaul, Spain and Rome
Pants, jeans, skirts
Someone who regards another person with wonder; fan
__ Walk, iconic song from Me and My Girl musical
They don’t bite when they find search results
Pierce __, four-time James Bond’s star
Patrice __, South African mining magnate
4th biggest Indian river important for irrigation
Layered pasta
A betrayal like the Benedict Arnold’s one
__ fascia, band of tissue on underside of foot
Locomotives and train tracks
Preparing or making food
Timon’s species that stand on two legs

Puzzle 5

Society where more than one religion is recognized
Community supported agriculture, output portion
To understand the meaning of something
Unable to get up and about
Italian red wine made from Nebbiolo grapes
Military home by the water
Card game with the aim of outdoing other players
Person who digs for precious metal
To temporarily have a joint out of position
Frothy underskirt goes under a dress
Verdi’s opera based on a Victor Hugo play
Cookers patented by James Sharp in 1826
Intentional road obstruction
Bad pollution killed thousands in London in 1952
Meandering, atmospheric air current
US actor who played Batman
Natural magnet, early navigation mineral

Group 228

Puzzle 1

Food cured with fire fumes
Found in the middle of pigs’ faces
Egyptian president nationalized the Suez Canal
WW2 chaff dropped by British planes
Section, division; private or public
Impenetrable tangled mass of tropical vegetation
Person paid to kill people
European capital where Handel made his home
Crop failure in Ireland causing the Great Famine
The porcelain object Duchamp titled “Fountain”
Wolfgang van __, wrote Faust
Fashion designer Coco __
A gun needs at least one
Place that means “Naples” in Italian

Puzzle 2

In poetry a five line stanza
Gelling, thickening agent derived from seaweed
Sea devil
Covered with small pieces of sparkly material
Soldier’s dining room
Anything pertaining to the temple area of the head
John __ sought the NW Passage aboard Erebus
Opening through which light enters a camera
Someone expected to lose a contest or battle
Capital of American Samoa
__ scale, used to measure wind speed
Cyclist’s path
French Impressionist painters who worked outside

Puzzle 3

Type of chemical that kills mites
La __, Italian film by Federico Fellini
Science of putting people to death
Phrase actors use for good luck
Carbonated water; soda
Domestic animals, such as goats, pigs and sheep
Winter underwear
The matrilineal name of General Franco
Protector of the stars
One of the four humors in medieval medicine
Othello’s love
Artificial sweetener that Splenda contains
State of slavery or work imposed as punishment
Handel opera and mother of Nero
Deep, glass-fronted display frame
Medical expert in joints and muscles

Puzzle 4

Beethoven’s first name
Chinese premier 1987-1998, followed by Zhu Rongji
Syntactic constituent, single grammatical function
Narinder __, Indian inventor of fiber optics
Latin cocktail of lime, mint and coconut rum
Contusion; abrasion, scratch
Martin, last German to be World No 1 golfer
World __ Day supports action to combat the disease
A primary color
The clones are made on planet __ in Star Wars
Opportunity
__ l’oeil, optical illusion art style
Guru __ Sahib, Sikh holy book
Brother trapped in confectionery house
General __, died during the defense of Khartoum

Puzzle 5

Artist of pictures
Nancy Boyd is her pen name: Edna St __ Millay
Ripped, separated, divided, sundered
Professors, deans, et al.
Short rail track diverts trains off the main line
Shaking caused by cold or a horror movie
Japanese winter squash
Pre-historic, hairy elephant-like creature
Spanish ex no. 1 tennis ace, __ Sanchez Vicario
1999 in Roman numerals
Country where US Casablanca film is located
Vacation
Rummy card game with two sets of cards
Roman army formation resembling a tortoise
The sort of pot that never boils

Group 229

Puzzle 1

In between front and rear, equal distance
Beaded counting device invented in Ancient Sumeria
Crockery for breakfast food from hens
“Bet your bottom __”, a US currency metaphor
__ series, research into hydrogen atoms
Title character of Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece
Siberian river that drains Lake Baikal
Climb this to go higher
Gland that slowly shrinks after puberty
Trademark name for fluoxetine
Poet of Ancient Rome
They propel dolphins
Berber sword of the Kabyles of Algeria
Sport in which Ilie Nastase gained fame
Great __, split in the Catholic Church
The Nutcracker, Swan Lake
__ rays, high energy radiation from space
Single flight leg with no return ticket

Puzzle 2

Used in organic farming, synonym of nitratine
Toy car brand by Mattel
Crinkled pasta shape resembles household heaters
Whirling art movement with bold geometric lines
Wild horned ibex living in Germany’s Alps
Al Pacino becomes the Corleone patriarch
Reed organ worked by foot-pedal bellows
Ruthless, fierce
System of equitable prices paid to producers
__ passage, shipping route passing Arctic Russia
Profession of caring for the teeth

Puzzle 3

Dante’s realm along with Inferno and Purgatory
Nationality of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly
When a storm comes ashore from over the sea
__ Santa Justa, lift in Lisbon inspired by Eiffel
How nuclear blasts are measured
Name by which the Czech language was known
US frontier period in the 19th century
Action planned or taken to achieve a desired result
Basketball play with both feet off the ground
Cucumber-looking vegetable related to pumpkins
Painter who practiced Tachisme, Jean __
Between 13 and 19 years old
Tiny organisms first observed by van Leeuwenhoek
Mindanao’s preferred sword in the Philippines

Puzzle 4

Righteous person in Judaism, Biblical figures
__ Duchamp, French sculptor
To lead an uninteresting life
Male parent
Knob or disk secured to an article of clothing
__ bean, red legume
Former name for Iran
US dam named after a 20th C president
Justus von __, chemist, fertilizer specialist
Chin__, pet rodent a bit like a squirrel
Seat of the Government of the United Kingdom
Scientific study of plants and plant life
__ gallery, criminals’ photo mugshots for IDing
Considered the father of computation

Puzzle 5

Long-handled stewing or frying pan
Buddhist head, “King of Victorious Ones”
Indian invention after 500 AD aka spinning wheel
Sour liquid used to flavor or preserve food
Strip of land, surrounded by water on both sides
__ rex cats only have down hair, not fur
Profit from labor, investment or business
It means “plátanos” in Spanish
Doctor __ is the most powerful sorcerer
Organ that holds urine from the kidneys
First satellite that Russia launched into space

Group 230

Puzzle 1

Type of felt pen, often permanent
The title of Wilhelm II, German monarch in WWI
Aka groundnut, good for making a butter
Protective domed cover for plants
Berlin district, home to a museum complex
Visible ring of light during eclipses
Hairline bone fracture from repetitive movement
Roger __, Victorian photographer of the Crimea
King Leonidas in The 300, actor __ Butler
Deadly whale
Cosa __, the Sicilian mafia

Puzzle 2

Spicy condiment
The __, TV Show about a ship cruise and its crew
Woman who “got married” in Coppola’s film
Persian thinker, philosopher of Islam Golden Age
In tennis, only one point is needed to win the set
Georgian region, seeking independence
William Herschel’s sister and discoverer of comets
Medium-sized bird with blue plumage
Discipline of forces producing or changing motion
French inventor of the frameless parachute
Formal exposition, dissertation
Les __ Dangereuses, novel on Revolutionary France
Norwegian explorer, the first to the South Pole
Another name for linseed
__ Mira, German actress, Emmi in Fear Eats the Soul

Puzzle 3

Someone who speaks out on behalf of a cause
An underlying layer
Sandra Bullock American football Oscar movie
Real or perceived oscillation of a moon/satellite
Personal driver
To die from being unable to breathe
In mountaineering, descending on fixed ropes
Early Italian rulers who lost control to Romans
A woman’s work is __
Italian volcano bread filled with cheese and herbs
Puppet state created by Japan in Manchuria
In ballet, a tiptoes spinning of the body
Italian term for singing style in music

Puzzle 4

Half robotic, lesser known hero of Justice League
Surname of Doogie played by Neil Patrick Harris
Unassuming first name of Mussorgsky
Greek city-state depicted in the film 300
CIA assassin played by Matt Damon
Item dropped into the water to hold a boat in place
In golf, these score as +1 on a hole
Fifth __, a secret and subversive group in wartime
First brand to develop a smartwatch
Guardian of Qur’an, Madrasah teachers
Torch with extremely flammable gas
Spicy Napa cabbage dish, a Korean cuisine staple
Northernmost Scandinavian country

Puzzle 5

George played Hannibal Smith in The A Team
Small, round shield
Birth name of Genghis Khan
Economic excess
Founding Father reference refers to signature
Small, curved mounting for ancient Japanese sword
The act of going without food, esp. in religions
Swiss inventor of Velcro, George de __
Psychiatrists and psychotherapists
Bruce, the shark, from Jaws and __ Nemo
Ready to give up his kingdom for a horse, __ III
Georgian sauce made from sour cherry plums
Tokay geckos are one of the __ geckos
Figure skating move named after Swedish skater
African wooden xylophone
Japanese art of paper folding
Born in the most populated country in the world
Love makes the world __
Table, chairs for informal dining
To be cautious when doing something

Group 231

Puzzle 1

Lightweight silk twill fabric with print
Central Swiss canton with large lake
Something divided into four pieces, 3/__
Hua __, Mao’s Communist Party vice-chairman
Victor __, the overall winner of school sportsday
Earless artist sold just one work during lifetime
Extra jobs done without extra pay in circus
__-snouted, endangered African crocodile species
__ pike is also called yellowfin pike
Smoking this may be hazardous to your health
Fashionably French
Ancient city, center of Hellenistic Judaism
What little Miss Muffet sat on
Getting to __, from Rodgers’ The King and I
Fruit that looks like a very small orange

Puzzle 2

Coin-operated communication
Range with Europe’s highest mountain, Mt Elbrus
__ lobster are blue with purple-red marks
Ceases, concludes, ends, closes
Latin phrase meaning the common people
Modern toilets developed by Sir John Harington
East African lake named after British monarch
Rain protector
Opening night of a show
Coriander
Larisa __, Russian gymnast with 19 Olympic medals
__ Planet, one of the most expensive Disney movies
Type of rose has the appearance of a pruned tree

Puzzle 3

Unique male in a group
Capable of producing desired results
Leisurely walking
Swindler, deceiver; __ spider Anansi in mythology
The __, 37th Academy Awards winner, cartoon panther
German pioneer of the printing press
German “city railway” tramway system
French cardinal, Louis XIII’s chief minister
Yellow citrus fruits come from a __
Painter’s device for steadying the hand
Office of the cantor in Judaism

Puzzle 4

Father of English literature, Canterbury Tales
Used to give a licorice-like flavoring
The little girl in The Wizard of Oz
System of seats and tow bars used in mountains
Egyptian god of healing; architect of Step Pyramid
Sheets, blankets, pillows
Regulatory body substance, e.g. insulin, cortisol
Batman villian who left clues
Hanna __ German pilot of WW2
To refuse, reject
Overly concerned with his or her own needs

Puzzle 5

Roman god whose name is linked to sleepwalking
French variety of “fire wine”; Cognac
People like this are very successful
Gone to a specific direction or place
Twenty minus nine plus one
Truman __, US writer of Cold Blood
The best-known ancient oracle was found here
Brave New World
Type of volcano with tall, conical peak
Juan __, former king of Spain, Franco’s successor
Type of garden populated with blooms
Dead body, cadaver
__ Nadal, Spanish tennis ace

Group 232

Puzzle 1

The __, movie with Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable
To ask for something
Gladiator actor with a Beautiful Mind, __ Crowe
Character of a cartoon about inventors brothers
Room separator
The sound of nothing
Birth country of Beethoven
Person whose job is to care for people’s teeth
Nation that was once the Hapsburg Empire
Small, short-handled ax
This nocturnal omnivore wears a black mask
Hard-paste white porcelain from near Dresden
Ovenproof dish with fluted sides for crème brûlée
Stomping grounds of FC Barcelona
Eskimos live in igloos, Algonquins in __
Reverend who gave his name to verbal transposition
German-speaking Swiss canton on Lake Constance

Puzzle 2

Climber with striking purple/blue hanging flowers
__ acid, crystals found in wine
More than arguing
Deserted, abandoned
To spend lavishly
Phrase meaning water, biblical origin
The name the Turks gave Constantinople
Pan __, once the world’s largest airline
Items in a container; topics in a book
To secure with a hammer
Dumbo
Everyone should have a kit like this one
One hundred times ten
Ole __, invented the outboard motor
Sent by God to aid Umma, revives every century
Bugle call to wake you up

Puzzle 3

Physicist, proponent of the steady state theory
Food stabilizer from African tree sap
Prepared in advance or precooked, e.g. potatoes
How fast your ticker is beating
Krai and city in western Russia, on Kuban River
Metal finders of hidden treasures
Speaking alone, as in a speech in a play
Rising prices
Last name by birth of Pope Benedict XVI
Fleas, lice and tapeworms are all __
Every __ Take; 1983 hit for The Police
Eastern Roman emperor formed a Roman legal code
__ Meyer, Twilight author’s first name
Microsoft operating system that preceded Vista
__ Empire, dynasty centered on modern-day Germany

Puzzle 4

Assassination
HTML: Hypertext __ Language
Carnival doughnut from Central Europe
Los __, site of the WW2 Manhattan Project
French military honor, the Croix de __
Clear understanding of some area or industry
__ of the Field, Poitier won historic Oscar
Humped animals that cross the Sahara
City in western Germany, in Ruhr industrial area
Became publicly known
Large enclosure for birds
Ship carrying oil
Johannes, who composed a famous lullaby
He flew too close to the sun
Italian term for a defending footballer, a sweeper
Powdery sticks used on blackboard or in art

Puzzle 5

Any baked dish topped with cheese/breadcrumbs
Styx ferryman of the Greek Underworld
Central American country with famous canal
Milan newspaper once edited by Mussolini
Indigo has players collect __ from the board
German who worked on the laws of planetary motion
Bipedal primate mammal, homo sapiens
Cute, good looking
Old golf club, equivalent to a 4 or 5 iron
To connect two things together for use
Small, savory fruits also used to make oil
Breathing disease eased by an inhaler
Elton John’s real last name
Dress worn to evening parties or special events
Mother __, Albanian-Indian nun

Group 233

Puzzle 1

__ Singh, Indian prime minister till 2014
Thin metal cord carrying electricity
Chip or Dale
Second longest ruling Soviet leader
Science of ultimate nature of values
Tall towers that form part of mosque architecture
Party cruise line with more than 100 vessels
To constrict or squeeze someone’s neck
Cloud-covered
Arctic footwear looks like tennis racquet
Side-to-side-dog command
__ Crossing the Alps, David’s famous emperor art
Red fruits used in salads
Playground game aka Octopus tag
18th century naval sword

Puzzle 2

Looking with special attention
Capital of Cayman Islands, __ Town
Base unit of electric current (SI)
Equipment for glacier climbers
Don’t water it too much
__ spring, expression for someone ready to react
The name of Hitler’s German shepherd dog
Crocodile __, 80s comedy set in Australia
Brine or vinegar solution to preserve foods
The Greek god of sleep
Member of male congregation “Society of Jesus”

Puzzle 3

Spiritual leader no. 14, won Nobel Peace prize
Growthpoint __Stadium, The Shark Tank
Angels
Spiked tool breaks up the surface of a lawn
Warfare strategy of wearing down opponents
To renovate, freshen up
Love interest in The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
Charged particles from the upper layer of the Sun
Information vault
To refine, render noble
French actor in Cyrano de Bergerac and Asterix
Terra __, Latin for land that remains undiscovered
Absorbent clay used in kitty litter
Cacao treat once used as currency
Second US president
Item required for some types of jobs
Romantic opera by Richard Wagner

Puzzle 4

River flowing through several SE Asian countries
Table-tennis bat
In truth, emphasis, confirmation, reality
James __ shared Nobel prize with Crick and Wilkins
Greek god of vegetation and rebirth
Sugar, milk, brandy and an ovum at Christmas
Orchestral wind instruments held to the side
Henri __, founder of the Red Cross
It gives pleasure to the senses, mind or spirit
Line of equal pressure on a weather map
The Blinding of __, Rembrandt painting
Describes fiber that makes linen, and blonde hair
Portions of a company divided among people
Man king of the jungle
Old, superseded software or hardware

Puzzle 5

End-of-the-year Italian sweet bread
Members of the primordial race of giants
Ancient quest to turn base metals into gold
From right to left around the clock
The __ Worker, movie about Helen Keller
Italian jockey with more than 500 wins, Frankie __
Nat King Cole, for one
Associated with a river or stream
Lacking creative skill
Small adjustments were made
Agile, goat-like antelope, known for its leather
No man is __ with his lot
Not specific
Mongol leader __ Khan

Group 234

Puzzle 1

Amusing, soppy love movie adored by the ladies
Louisa May __, wrote Little Women
__heim, this museum has a branch in Bilbao
Investment from overseas
Skiing event over a series of hard mounds
Handgun
PvP means __ versus __
Nut that’s a seed and same genus as peach
Just one look will turn you into stone
Hungarian sweet white wine from Aszú grapes
Official currency of Haiti

Puzzle 2

Boer general and twice PM of South Africa
Beethoven’s disability
Agile tree-dwelling rodent with a bushy tail
Religious vessels and vestments are kept in here
Stores your Merlot and Chardonnay
Flight recorder on planes that is actually orange
Noble, 3rd most popular in atmosphere
Raymond __, French president throughout WWI
Skipping
A type of surgery to remove wrinkles
Hat designer
Cheap Italian bubbly served in lieu of champagne
Subtracting
Prohibited
Wireless, unplugged
Flash memory gadget
Feminist magazine founded by Rosie Boycott et al
With qualities of life
Two pieces of bread with whatever you want inside
Boggy wetland area

Puzzle 3

__ Fawcett, suffragist leader and campaigner
Where trash is stored and covered with dirt; dumps
Major Canadian wildfire of 1825
US swimmer, multiple gold medallist
Having to do with taste or flavor
Falling prices
Famous gladiator
Waterproof canvas fabric for tents
Awareness, judgment, knowing
Shakespeare’s tragedy in which Imogen appears
Rubbery circular air chamber
Instrument for predicting weather changes
Scientist who studies living things

Puzzle 4

Rickety old car from a bygone era
__ brain coral can grow up to five meters
Thomas __, author of Le Morte d’Arthur
School of thought developed by Chinese chairman
Britain’s longest river flows through Ironbridge
Pete’s __, a live-action/animated 1977 film
Sport for which Martina Hingis is famous
Tune
To excessively decorate
It is too hard to be used or eaten now
Middle Eastern food spread made from chickpeas
Stock
Italian island, origins of Mafia
Skates invented by Belgian Joseph Merlin

Puzzle 5

In Christianity, Jesus cured it
Glutinous, translucent protein
Paper is gone
Known as a musician, poet in Greek mythology
Ancient Egyptian construction
Adolf __, founder of sportswear brand Adidas
Event __, theoretical boundary around a black hole
Fish with greenish black lateral line, US and UK
Soft hail or snow pellets
Samba singer famous for fruit basket on head
Yet undeveloped beings
Currency in use in Argentina from 1985 to 1991
Unique six-limbed legendary creatures
This genre rarely presents real facts
Manchurian people who founded China’s Jin dynasty

Group 235

Puzzle 1

__ Rostova, central character of War and Peace
See-through paper used for drawing copies
It smells sweet
Wrongly taking property for personal gain
This person can’t drop balls, swords or flames
Larvae form of mite that can bite
80’s portable CD player by Sony
Traveling in a boat with the aid of the wind
Leafy plant, patch where kid’s dolls are born
Indian grass root used in men’s perfumery
Hot desert wind from North Africa
Mythical Irish specter portending death
The movie 20,000 __ Under the Sea is from 1954
To move forward
Vincent __, artist rumored to have cut ear off
Science dealing with rocks and earth
Stovepipe, rocket-propelled anti-tank weapon

Puzzle 2

__ train, speedy Japanese mode of transport
__ Goolagong, top Aussie tennis player in the 70’s
Julia Child brought __ cuisine to Americans
Joined pair of Afro-Cuban drums hit with hands
Ability to go somewhere, use something
Psychotic villains’ destiny in Gotham City
Magnate, mogul
A lion’s __ is like its fingerprint
Single-room apartment or flat; efficiency
French presidential palace
Films

Puzzle 3

Voucher for readers
Active early in the morning
Science of sacred matters
Last supper
Area of Asia including Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia
__ elegance, referring to smart tailoring
Close Encounters of the __, UFO film
Horizontal movement of ocean currents
WWI battle, ignoble Italian defeat
Buoyancy structure attached to side of boat
Test of speed against the clock
Rounded mass of minced food that has been fried
To underline, emphasize, remark
US presidential retreat

Puzzle 4

Sage also known as Siddhartha Gautama, Shakyamuni
First video game to feature Mario: __ Kong
Long periods of time; units of geological time
Harbor to dock yachts and small boats
To give a large part of one’s time
Tiny __, Elton John song
Americans call it a derby hat, the English call it
Agatha Christie’s Belgian detective Hercule
Cuisine promoted by the late Julia Child
Made amends or reparations
A stanza of eight lines
Duplicitous trickster
The gland in which T cells mature
2005 film: “Harry Potter and the __ of Fire”
Island where Mount Etna is located
Big cat; British car maker
Colorless fluid part of milk where fat is suspended
He appears in four novels by Mark Twain: Tom __

Puzzle 5

Former French president with Dutch-sounding name
Military home of operations
City where Franz Ferdinand was assassinated
First commercial __ generator was invented in 1873
Answer to a problem
Two runners cross the line at the same time
Groovy oil and wax with a pink light
Artificial structure shooting jets of water
Believer in the teaching of Siddhārtha Gautama
Sleeveless undergarment for women
Italian doughnut made with fruit peels
Rock band named after an Aldous Huxley book
In chess, to move the king over the rook

Group 236

Puzzle 1

Adds a circle at the intersection of a Latin cross
__ Best, greatest player from Northern Ireland
The Persistence of __, Dali’s “melted” work
Controversy in Bertolucci’s Last Tango in Paris
Nail it
Not the headquarters
Eugene __, the last astronaut to walk on the Moon
Former name of Tuvalu island in Polynesia
Cottonwick has a black line under its __ fin
Color of the sun and daffodils
__Haydn, German composer of London Symphonies
She was awakened by a kiss; Sleeping __
Quark flavor, with symbol b, also known as beauty
Injury
Coveted crystal from Venice
Uproar, disturbance
It means “cake” in German

Puzzle 2

Storage compartment on a car’s dashboard
Not done by chance or accident
Japanese naval commander of Pearl Harbor attack
Akira __, Japanese director of Rashomon
Light of the biggest star
Person who informs the news
Royal __, Leopards South African stadium
Fela Kuti made this musical genre famous
Process of sewing layers of fabric together
Any imaginary semicircle on the earth’s surface
__ of Ávila, canonized in the 16th-century
Term for the hammer, anvil and stirrup in the ear

Puzzle 3

Another name for whooping cough
One of four Hogwarts houses
Kids are out of the house
To copy edit
Leaders of Jewish rebel army in Judea
Machine or person who gathers crops
Identical twins whose bodies connected in utero
Mostly ridden by children
Large vibration in mechanical or electrical system
The red one carries oxygen
Peach variety with smooth skin
Black and white 1973 US film, Ryan and Tatum O’neal
Largest of the world’s crocodile species
Avenida da __, Lisbon’s main thoroughfare
Strength and toughness
Immensely, supremely, exceedingly
Son of Parsifal in Germanic legend
Human __ Virus, over 170 types are known

Puzzle 4

A hole in the tooth
Bela __, Hungarian composer of Mikrokosmos
Step-by-step instructions for cooking or baking
Castrated male
Production of quality prints with ink-jet printer
The currency of the Nobel prize
Ear part sometimes pierced
Looking
Arabic noble title meaning strength
__ Pacific, Hong Kong’s largest airline
Martial arts form where a black belt is tops
Sea abuts Athens and Izmir named after King Aegeus
Italian inventor, one of the pioneers of telephony
__ de Winter, French spy of The Three Musketeers
Roman god of wealth, father of Jupiter
Family of insects that feeds on plants
An edge or boundary of a surface, land
__ coffee, adorned with Irish whiskey and cream
Notepad
The __ Book, story about a boy raised by animals

Puzzle 5

__ of the Caribbean, Jack Sparrow’s fantasy
Boris __, first elected president of Russia
Ron Weasley is most afraid of these
TV, concert and software
Inner parts
Digital currency designed by Satoshi Nakamoto
Wooden framework for growing climbers and roses up
Container holding the bones of the dead
She who opened the box full of evils of the world
Dab paint with a brush
Canadian skater punk
Payment for public transport on the road
Scapegoat, someone to take the rap
Nomads of the Middle Eastern deserts

Group 237

Puzzle 1

Thick but not fat
Criss crossed pattern associated with Scotland
Printed work in installments
Man with a __, Braque’s musical painting
Sinbad, __ of the Seven Seas
Eggs Benedict with salmon instead of ham
Roman philosophical writer, orator and senator
Floating fishing device
Eine __Nachtmusik, “little sweet serenade”, Mozart
CV
__ knife, ring like weapon found in Africa
Canton in central Switzerland with the Linth River

Puzzle 2

__ Cricket Association Stadium Jamtha
In Hindu philosophy, the renunciation stage
A big maritime potence of the 16th century
Quayside structures for securing boats
French director of L’Atalante who died at 29
Antigorite, green stone used by the Maori
Don’t Rain on __, popular song from Funny Girl
Joseph Marie _, inventor of the programmable loom
The evening star was called this in ancient times
Simone de __, French existentialist writer
Abandoned or deserted place
UN General __
Albumen
Pottery coated and decorated with liquid clay
An Ankh is an ancient __ good luck charm
World’s most popular language from China
Wooden fence preserver
Horse whose ancestry is clearly documented
It can be done
This cartoon ursus may not know downward dog
Three children born at the same time
Dermabrasion is a __ procedure on the skin

Puzzle 3

A __ measures hardness of minerals
A bomb is an __ device
Antique paper for documents
“Moorish” cocktail popular in southern France
Great Indian cricket player, Sachin __
British novelist, creator of Gremlins
Schedule
Formal name for veterinary surgery
Planting pot for ledges and sills
__ Baird, Scottish inventor of the television
Sao __, large Brazilian river, “Velho Chico”

Puzzle 4

Marie, 1st foreign language Oscar winner
Popular racket sport, first called sphairistike
Shiny
Beer plus soda popular in Western Europe
Edith __, drafted US Social Security Act of 1935
Discover existence of something
Makes mistakes in one’s lines in a play
John Cleveland __, fuel and iron robber baron
World __ Day on 7 April promotes global well-being
__ Real, third-largest Spanish province
Roquefort, Gorgonzola, Port Salut, Neufchâtel
__ Biloba, plant enhances cognitive function
Christine __, French feminist and sociologist
Boating powered by oars
Sleeveless shirt or dress tied at the neck
80’s hair metal band, __ Crue

Puzzle 5

Stretchy fabric invented by Brit Thomas Hancock
70’s US probes that visited Jupiter and Saturn
Judy __, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz
Wooden conical bore from Switzerland
Diver’s prize
Wine is stored there
French pilot, the first to cross the Channel
A lesser deity
Old slang term for detective
Tropical fruits with a large flat stone inside
Region of Europe in East Germany and SW Poland
System of government by an oppressive ruler
Perished species
Patron saint of Ireland

Group 238

Puzzle 1

Japanese car brand also known for its motorbikes
Popular, multi-use folding knives, Boy Scout tool
Equestrian slalom course with paired ponies
Half of a __ Sun, novel by Nigerian author Adichie
Part of the body between neck and diaphragm
Fish eggs
Where two walls meet
Smutty, vulgar
The capital of Zimbabwe
__ Brody, The Pianist actor
Female water sprites unfriendly to people
People who have been officially canonized
Soft mineral used in plaster
Clump breaker, sieve
Bluegrass, circular stringed instruments

Puzzle 2

Backless couch with high curved headrest
Unlawful
John __, Saturday Night Fever star
Author of “The Little Mermaid”: Hans Christian __
You’ll need this with your password to log in
UK currency
Deep purple-reddish color
Person or thing radiates warmth, cheer, happiness
Decade following the 80’s
The capital of Liberia
The __, US film with Dustin Hoffman
__ velocity, final constant speed of falling body
In marketing, a target area larger than local
Parasite that can live in the digestive tract
StarCraft: The Board Game was shown in 2007 at __

Puzzle 3

Fear of anything new
To give in
Oskar __, child-sized narrator of The Tin Drum
Soaked through, drenched
With Scribes in the New Testament, opposed Jesus
Official cost of an item
Vapor-powered water vessel created by John Fitch
Heavenly yolkless baked sponge
A den made up in the leaves and branches
Shia militant group based in Lebanon
Wooden sailing boats used by the Vikings
Tropical breeze that blows towards the Equator
Not funny
Gardening expert collects rare specimens
Laboratory receptacle
The study of the meaning in language
Died of a heart attack while filming Wagons East!
Aubrey __, Victorian painter
Sub-unit of former Italian currency lira
Term for the study of the origins of the universe
Related to the skin
Medieval German double-reeded wind instrument

Puzzle 4

Witches’ rides
Sunken, concave, indented, recessed
Transition metal, used in electric guitar strings
__ Santa, Holy Week celebrations in Spain
Country where actress Salma Hayek was born
Cleaning devices on a vehicle windscreen
Haitian religion complete with magic and priests
Madame __, French Revolutionary executed in 1793
The largest and best-known cuttlefish
Petit __, French kids wear, means “small boat”
Line from center to circumference of circle
Per __, for each person or individual
__ gland, gin and orange for simians
Bones of the ankle joint, connected to the tibia
Former argentinian football player, Mario __
Dog’s necklace

Puzzle 5

Beguiling, dodgy, cunning, guileful,
Italian opera composer of the Barber of Seville
Roman goddess of wisdom
__ bannerfish are white, black, and yellow
The art or sport of fighting with swords
Chest of drawers
Ugandan, styled himself the Last King of Scotland
Seed carrier from a tree
To lean back
Applying middle pedal in a car to slow speed
Felt weak suddenly, lost consciousness
Captain of the White Tower (The Lord of the Rings)
Cool fashionable type of food
Person who has a full season with the circus
Russian novelist who came from the aristocracy
Train of a flamenco dress
The Cowboy State

Group 239

Puzzle 1

__ Gandolfo, former summer residence of the pope
__ and Clyde
It means “Mountain range” in Spanish
Made for fertilizers, potassium salts
Tower of __, English royalty; notorious prison
Opposite of malignant
Largest Christian church in Egypt
A person’s account of life events
Archimedes’ famous exclamation
Jules Rimet __, awarded to World Cup winners
Cat with no hair, sounds Egyptian
Country where Calgary International Airport is
Marionette

Puzzle 2

The clapping of a theater audience
Tablets that can be taken without water
First computer, invented by Tommy Flowers
Purple vegetable
Woodwind instrument with a single reed mouthpiece
Country where the baht is the official currency
Feldspar variety with optical effect
Prix __, major French literary prize
__of Love, opera singer moves to Milan
The D in GDP
Meditating
High natural elevation on Earth
British Overseas Territory, capital Adamstown
Restriction due to youth or maturity
Air force, navy, army
Mrs and Mrs Clark __, Hockney kitty art
Baby flying, water floating, big billed bird
World’s largest impact event in Russia in 1908

Puzzle 3

Book issuer
Gathering spot for hot beverage drinkers
Less cold blizzard
North German state, Mecklenburg-Western __
180-degree view
Hunters
Arabic language, news television network
Laurence who played Ray Langston on CSI
When sugar has turned to alcohol
Spacy Russian traveler
The scientific study of cell nuclei
Catherine Deneuve film: “The __ of Cherbourg”
Swiss inventor of Velcro, George __
Commissioned the Great Pyramid of Giza
Medal-winning US sprinter and long jumper

Puzzle 4

Tropical viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes
Female face paint
To promote, encourage
Tenzin __, the 14th Dalai Lama
What Burger King is called in Australia, __ Jacks
Floating frozen mass on the ocean surface
Only U.S. state located in Oceania
A very small vein
Reactive metal associated with the color blue
Fiery Spanish opera by Bizet
Saturn moon, travels in a reverse direction
__ Incident, Japanese seizure of Manchurian city
Antonym of junior
Sardonic comedian of Groundhog Day
Strait separates Iran from Arabian peninsula
Green, flightless New Zealand parrot
Peril, danger, hazard, threat, imminence

Puzzle 5

An error or a fault, can be deliberate
In opposition to
Enduring, not changing, steadfast
Areas of the Earth around the Equator
A young or baby goose
Vegetable common in many salads
The __, band created for a TV show in the 1960s
Moving furtively or inconspicuously
The remedy may be worse than this
Islamic trumpeter, announces the end of the world
Official currency of Mozambique

Group 240

Puzzle 1

Old occupation of stretching cloth over a machine
Area that contains your vocal cords
“High” part of a city
Moses snappers have large spot below __ fin
The Magus who brought gold
The name of Captain Ahab’s whaler
It’s so vast that you cannot see the trees
A syringe’s best friend
60,000 milliseconds
Oil rich country of first Gulf War
Before another, prior, earlier
Medicinal plant similar to mint
__ chloride, used in sewage treatment

Puzzle 2

To take possession of money fraudulently
Island country in the Indian Ocean, capital Male
Guess at a price
Falling as freezing rain
Term for two-wheeled, off-road, mucky vehicle
Ridged, tubed pasta
Hungary’s leader during the USSR invasion of 1956
Bookworm’s injury
Giant, radioactive reptile, star of many movies
Metalloid used with alloys to create batteries
Distinguished by wealth and good taste

Puzzle 3

The Epsom Derby is one
The __, British short film, won 87th Academy Award
I think, therefore I am
These don’t ever make one right
Mythic character; her prophecies are not believed
Poorly constructed; crude
Wooden walkway over marshes
Shoots the action
Represented by red semicircles on a weather map
French winner of 1947 Nobel Literature prize
With Tigris created Mesopotamia
Jerry Herman, US composer of La Cage __
Russian oblast and city on the Volga River

Puzzle 4

Vivid pinkish red color resembling cherries
The War of the __, novel by UK writer HG Wells
Wavy, frizzy
Fake ducks on a pond
Anatomy __ of Dr Nicholaes Tulp, by Rembrandt
Different from
Broadcast __, makes large scale planting easier
Cream of __, by product of winemaking, ingredient
Pope and poisons in Italian Renaissance family
__ Horse, event requires strong forearms
Mountaineer Heinrich who spent seven years in Tibet
Organ to be first successfully transplanted
Frodo
Having two spouses at the same time
John __, long-serving Aussie PM

Puzzle 5

Person who writes online articles and comments
Psychic cookies
Place where products are made
A well-known Beatles’ song
Photo taken by the law
Sultan who captured Jerusalem after the 2nd crusade
Cargo transported for money on land, air, sea
Insubstantial lingerie
Dutiful follower of a leader, especially religious
Homo __, scientific name for humans
Old English epic poem with the monster Grendel
__ is bordered by Brazil and Argentina
To adorn