Pet Shop

Group 341

Puzzle 1

The capacity of man to choose his own path
Garden instruments for estimating time
Island off coast of Africa, Tanzanian archipelago
Moderator, middle person, peacemaker
Indoor wire house for feathered pets
Skin scar left by acne
A bangle, worn on the wrist
Bittersweet drink made from yellow citrus
Observatory set in central Los Angeles
Hamlet’s first victim

Puzzle 2

Saint __, expensive 6th district of Paris
North London football club, or weapons stash
Period of silence on the radio
Roberto __, designer of sand-blasted denims
Shakespeare’s tragedy about the king of Scotland
Time when day and night are of equal length
From many places; varied
Resulting, following
Icing-topped finger-shaped pastries with cream
Wearable gas-powered flying device
Egyptian hippo goddess, stands on two feet
Made of clay

Puzzle 3

Ivy League university located in New Jersey, USA
__ Sunday, the biggest US sports day of the year
Inflammation of the intestines
Exploding colors for evening spectacle
You get caught between a rock and here
The breaking up of a group or crowd
Orbits Earth transmitting data
Study of seasonal natural phenomena
Incoherent state of mind
Active at night
__ butter has been separated to create purer fat
Hollowness, bareness

Puzzle 4

Study of plants
Astrological sign with a bull as its symbol
Member of the Religious Society of Friends
Egyptian god of the dead
Sea directly under the sole of Italy’s boot
Latin phrase for “let the buyer beware”: caveat __
Moses __, small crib for newborn
Musical about Elphaba, the witch
Exercise done face down, moving away from the floor
Show off something
They stop a car
White, radish-like vegetable also called mooli
Tempests

Puzzle 5

The study of wines
Italian composer who wrote Fountains of Rome
Fight Club and Troy actor
Forcefully advertising
One who returns something to its original condition
The first letters of your first name and surname
City where the novel Birth of Venus takes place
Alexander the Great’s mother
Foremost part of an advancing army
Rough, jarring, grating
To distort a screen image or censor an area

Group 342

Puzzle 1

Intellectual property denoted by TM
Hoofed animals, like horses, pigs or giraffes
Name that the ancient Romans gave to Scotland
Blameless, naive people; word used about children
Small horizontal piano
Long garment worn to bed
Meticulous, paying great attention to detail
Animal whose diet is only plant-based
Ecuadorian islands frequented by Charles Darwin
A __ Named Desire, Tennessee Williams play

Puzzle 2

Nagging doubts, apprehensions, second thoughts
Greek god of sleep
Peter Pan’s danced around instead of following him
Monkey with long snout, genus Papio
Indicate, signify
Section of broccoli
Danger
Diego __, husband of Frida Kahlo
Composed and standing ready
Salt used to dry out bodies before mummification
Country gaining independence from Serbia in 2008

Puzzle 3

Smoke escapes from it
Architect of the pyramid of Zoser
Ocean on which Ecuador has its coastline
Kinds of animals studied by an entomologist
Collected and kept in piles
A period of new life or revival
Runners who exercise at a relatively steady pace
Fake or forge
Software that tracks and reports your keystrokes
Tarnished, damaged
Half man and half horse mythological creature
Japanese dish of batter-dipped, deep-fried veggies
Words of encouragement

Puzzle 4

The head of a school or amount advanced in a loan
Open space surrounded by walls within a building
Misshapen, distorted, monstrous
Winning distance for racehorses, more than a nose
Heathland fruit, an accompaniment to roast turkey
Land surrounded almost completely by water
Sleuthing young woman penned by Carolyn Keene
Receptacle for keeping cubes of sweetness in
Don’t throw the baby out with this
Sealable glass container for growing plants
Impossible to put a value on

Puzzle 5

Wounding fragments from an explosive device
Terrific, fabulous
The __ View has Warren Beatty as a reporter
Inflammation of fluid-filled sacs at the joints
Facts, materials given to prove guilt or innocence
Eats both plants and animals
Not lacking in confidence
Koh Samui island is this country’s 2nd largest
Irresistible pull
Diverts the audience’s attention from an actor
Legume that hummus is made from
Reed woodwind with keys
Next to where the boxing action takes place
Parisian prison; its capture heralded a revolution

Group 343

Puzzle 1

Travel the world
Operates the machine that records actors
Sand __, detailed model created on beaches
Lucky
1983 collaboration between MJ and Paul McCartney
Follow closely, pursue, keep in one’s sight
Single outer shell of a racing car or boat
Eating implement in China
__ on Elm Street, franchise with Freddy Krueger

Puzzle 2

Disorder of the pancreas
Watery air transport invented by Henri Fabre
Car technician
Fighting or struggling against
Asian armored anteater
Competitive sport which FINA oversees
Receptacles for stubbing out cigarettes
Left the army without permission
Tightening of wrinkles through surgery
Forgoes, goes without, misses
Portuguese explorer killed in the Philippines
Dorian Gray was obsessed by one
Board game where players buy houses and hotels
Sliver of a moon, seen early in a lunar month

Puzzle 3

Hugs
Mocking, scornful, scathing
Chinese decorating laws
Get rid of completely, leave no trace
Extinct mammal, similar to an elephant
Thirteen British settlements on America’s coast
Medieval weapon also used to hurl objects
Long-tailed bird
Venetian boats
Temple in Rome constructed during Augustus’ reign

Puzzle 4

__ Hollow, book by Irving and film by Burton
Type of puzzle first created by John Spilsbury
Lining of a cloud
Six-legged animal
Sri Lanka prior to 1972
Proportional relations between two amounts
Whipped dessert
Term used in the movies for organized gang thefts
Walking up and down impatiently
Internet bullies who comment maliciously

Puzzle 5

Link between two parties
Ancient Olympic foot race
Humility and diffidence
Protective burrow dug in the ground by a soldier
Pretty Woman star, Julia __
Removed the explosive device from a bomb
A leader in a particular field, paving the way
Lymphoid tissues in the throat
Study of mountains
Alluring female bunny in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Group 344

Puzzle 1

Tanning room
Signal to indicate risk or hazard is over
Food of the gods
Fictional professor in Sherlock Holmes stories
Roman racing carts
__ King Charles, spaniel dog named after a king
Connected without a cable
Obsequious, subservient, oily
Rum and lime cocktail with sweetener
Pulls back or reneges on a deal
Admission charge
Precious blue stone
Main body of an aircraft
In Italian, it means “in the open air”

Puzzle 2

Small dog breed hailing from Mexico
Writing surface for hand-written letters
Director of Edward Scissorhands and Corpse Bride
Capital of the Caribbean Island of Saint Vincent
Aggression, anger and hatred
Demolished
Personal listening devices for games or music
Deep dish used to serve lettuce, cucumber, tomato
Not a realistic option
Plant-based hot beverage, with health benefits

Puzzle 3

Irritated
Augmented __; computer-generated images in games
Moral story from the Bible
Conquistador who ended the Incan Empire
Playground area with buckets and shovels
Digital music service with green logo
Price of a plane ticket
Country Nokia was founded in
Examination of a body to find cause of death
Dense growth of bushes and trees
Describes a property that is ready to move in to

Puzzle 4

Team sport in a pool
Closeness, nearness
Indicator to halt on the road
Jurassic World is inhabited by them
Remains of a sunken galleon
Scientific study of the universe
Clashing percussion musician
Before evening
Writes in untidy strokes
Fatty deposits, especially in the thighs
Natural attraction chemical
Playwright who wrote the tragicomedy Cyclops

Puzzle 5

Whole, not broken
Title for chief of an Arab village or tribe
The Two __, double self-portrait by Kahlo
Hand-held instrument played with a bow
Sovereign city-state on French Riviera
St. __, company that makes self-tanning mousse
Two-wheeled upright scooter
Very unpleasant stench
Ground chickpeas with lemon and garlic
Deep cracks in the Earth’s surface
African antelope; Chevrolet sedan
Goddess to whom the Parthenon was dedicated

Group 345

Puzzle 1

A mentor’s student
Metal-wielding mutant associated with the X-Men
Suggested what to do
Magic, alchemy
Glow outwardly or give off heat
Paleontology is the study of these
Blue agave alcohol made in Mexico
Flexible plastic-bladed tool for scraping up food
Shrieking female spirit in Irish mythology
Area between chest and waist exposed in summer
Shakespeare’s play with a character named Banquo

Puzzle 2

Baby’s bed in the shape of a basket
Italian region whose major city is Milan
Steeping; e.g. putting fruit into water
Portobello, shiitake, button
Tip, bonus
Widespread disease
Excessive confidence, audacity
Mirth, amusement
Only living cats that belong to the Acinonyx genus
Group of musicians or singers, gathered together

Puzzle 3

How Italians say 5
English theologian who founded Methodism
Take over, swamp, overwhelm
Country that includes the archipelago of Svalbard
Abdominal organ that filters blood
Hopping, long-eared mammal
A baked cheese, ham, or veggie flan pie
Overnight flight
Calm, pacify a baby
This river and tributaries run through S. America
Run naked across a sports’ pitch

Puzzle 4

Marionette controller
Apparently
Somersaults the opposite way
Abdominal muscles used in breathing
Pen name of J.K. Rowling, Robert ____
Songs in musical theater
A bit too early
Top floor of an apartment building
Crippling tissue inflammation in a horse’s hoof
Computer key that allows one to delete

Puzzle 5

Fashion house for Meghan Markle’s bridal dress
Midpoint of a sports match
First name of detective Holmes
Augustus’ successor as Roman emperor
Spanish coastal city, birthplace of paella
The Danube bisects this city
International police force
Not an imitation
Lycanthrope
Climbing plant parts; slim wispy pieces of hair

Group 346

Puzzle 1

Type of paper placed between sheets to make copies
__, NY: a frequent summer retreat for Mark Twain
Spanish nap
Former church, then mosque, now a museum: Hagia __
This film is set on one of Pandora’s moons
PlayStation digital camera accessory
Filet __; a tender cut of beef
Field of grass
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: these states
Watches & leather goods brand named after a relic
US military general competed at the 1912 Olympics
Stupidity

Puzzle 2

Italian dish made with arborio rice
Diana’s surname before becoming Princess of Wales
A decorative twisted braid
__ City, state of the Holy See
It rose from the ashes
Unimportant, inconsequential
Glass display case
Overloaded with work
Male fowl with long fanning tail feathers
Outdoor grazing land for sheep from spring onwards

Puzzle 3

All-girl-group, once went by the name Primettes
Facial expression conveyed through symbol
Inflammation of the substance of a bone
Largest Canary Island; has Spain’s highest peak
Coming out of somewhere hidden
Small unit of atmospheric pressure
The oldest kitten in the Aristocats; a French city
Fancy dress for a dance
Mark with absolute precision or accuracy
Glass vessel used to separate wine from sediment
In driving, the A in ABS
Brief fight between small military groupings

Puzzle 4

Competition between nations over military forces
Affronted, defamed
Voting rights
Expecting different results from repetitive acts
Sliced cured pork belly, Italy’s answer to bacon
Jupiter’s largest satellite
Pachyderm with a trunk
Greek hero who was dipped in the River Styx
Mountain range, the border between Europe and Asia
To step down from power, e.g. a monarch
Serves drinks as a job
Joins in on
Air mostly contains this chemical element
Celebratory hand gesture
Katy Perry’s explosive single
Clamp used in surgery to control bleeding
Water vessel propelled by fabric on a mast

Puzzle 5

Devious, shifty, crooked
__ Presley, daughter of Elvis
Social system abolished by the French Assembly
Join a party with no invitation
Annual calendar based on the moon cycle
Ballet spin on one foot
Homerun with the bases loaded
Edible lower leg of a game bird or wildfowl
Displace a body part out of its joint
Indigenous people of ancient Babylonia
Statement of unhappiness or displeasure
Their crystals adorn fashion items and jewelry
Piece of fabric for drying off plates
Art of cultivating and selling blooms

Group 347

Puzzle 1

Relating to the body
Bereft of courage; spinelessness
Disseminating
Taking into account
A football result such as 1-1, 2-2 or 3-3 etc
Roman amphitheater
Safety person at the beach or pool
Box for collecting road taxes
A possible characteristic of the quarantined
Internal or external computer storage
Ordinary ancient Roman citizens
Winning move in chess against the king

Puzzle 2

First female UK Prime Minister: Margaret __
In the manner of a true professional
Refute, debunk
Two-wheel passenger cart, originally used in Japan
The closest thing Pinocchio has to a father
Twice-fried plantains
A country’s monetary unit
Without a saddle
Capital of Sardinia
François-Marie Arouet’s better known nom de plume
They have been to war

Puzzle 3

Memory loss sometimes caused by emotional trauma
Diminish, wane
Lustrous, glowing, luminous
__ Movement, 1960s Mexican civil rights movement
Haute __, French for high fashion
Freedom to use one’s power as one wishes: carte __
High singing voice
Low protective wall along the edge of a roof
Country where the Antwerp Diamond Heist took place
Describes substances that are harmful, poisonous
Boss, top dog of an organization
Rotating funnel-shaped wind storm

Puzzle 4

Stun grenade to visually and audibly disorientate
Covering a wide area
Historically important river; flows through Iraq
For opening wine
Athlete’s warmup outfit
German short-legged badger dog with a long body
Absorbent, spongelike, porous
King of Babylon and creator of a code of law
Underwater vessel
Echoes, rings through the air

Puzzle 5

To cunningly outwit
Small dome on a roof
Ancient Persian kings: Darius I and his son __
The name of the warthog in The Lion King
French department bordering Brazil and Suriname
Gambling venue
Non-magical person in Harry Potter
Substance that causes vomiting
Sealed in a cylindrical metal container
Swipe, match, chat dating app

Group 348

Puzzle 1

One-handed steering device for computer games
Dog group; breeds work with sheep and cattle
Steal money from a company or organization
Lit paper spheres used at festivals
Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid
Unit of foot soldiers
Hugged or held close
Florence museum, formerly a medieval fortress
Country sits between Guyana and French Guiana
Sucks nutrients out of its host
Explosive, hot-tempered, unstable

Puzzle 2

Mammalian jawbone
Busy city beneath South Africa’s Table Mountain
Purple gemstone, helps keeps people calm
Alcoholic mixed drink, e.g. tequila sunrise
Identifying travel document
Tattletales
Venomous pit viper snake
Italian architect who built in classic Roman style
To crown a sovereign
Supplies have been used up

Puzzle 3

Insatiable greed
Brown African cat with tufted ears
Consulate office
Destroyers, pillagers
Thai capital city
Enemy; the Greek goddess of divine retribution
Clue that gives away a movie plot
An absurd self-contradiction
Pacify, placate someone
A song that gets stuck in your head
Turning the lights down gradually
French single-crust rustic pastry with a filling
Wide-bladed knife used to cut dense foliage

Puzzle 4

Enclosed railway freight wagon
__ Years’ War, bloody European conflict, 1618-48
Alcohol
Japanese gaming company that made Frogger
The Grim Reaper’s weapon of choice
Largest city in French-speaking Switzerland
Unconscious action
Highest mountain in Antarctica: __ Massif
Northern constellation, Latin for “swan”
Set of cards in Monopoly, not Community Chest
Forcible restraint or restriction
Opt for something, decide

Puzzle 5

Small device used for soldering metal
Americans supporting Britain during the Revolution
Detector of lies
Spiral galaxy between Pegasus and Cassiopeia
Strongly, powerfully
Raining lightly
Hinged house for a bivalve
Butter substitute
Country governed by a small group
Pillar of a staircase
Uses feet instead of hands to punch opponents
Tall bloom often painted by Van Gogh

Group 349

Puzzle 1

Economize, be thrifty
Conference with opposing side to discuss terms
Country with 2 official languages: Hebrew & Arabic
Nun’s headgear
Remove all items from one’s suitcases
__ warrant, law officers’ permit to enter premises
He married Sophie Rhys-Jones in 1999: Prince __
Online retailer that offers Prime membership
Device between PC and internet connection
Stone or metal tribute to a person or animal
River that runs through Baghdad

Puzzle 2

Round lunar presence
Where professional photos were once developed
Scratch the surface with words
Blonde hair coloring of icons Monroe and Harlow
First emperor of Rome
Florists’ arrangements of flowers
Scottish lake with mysterious resident
Euphoric
Leave something to someone in a will
Hot Indian curry dish
Absolute __, a despotic form of government
Dainty, fragile, flimsy
Mexican folk stringed-band with a guitarron
Pulling devices on firearms
Pursuit of pleasure and self-indulgence
Process for cleaning teeth with string

Puzzle 3

Collection of synonyms
Post-toothpaste, swirled liquid
Encouraged by something
Blemish, nevus
Supposed transfer of ideas from one mind to another
Type of ram used to break fortress walls
Slang term for keen bird watchers
__ Path, Buddhist Middle Way leading to Nirvana
Thick-skinned animal, such as an elephant or rhino
Ocular hairs
Italian starter, with cured meat and olives
Psychologically manipulative behaviors

Puzzle 4

Hormone gland in the neck
Fake pill
Fictional Marvel nation, home to Black Panther
The one who is the best off financially
Knives and forks
Light-colored shades, often seen in springtime
__ Crane, the hero of Sleepy Hollow
Northernmost country in Africa
Promises of retribution
Handheld Nintendo games console, released in 1989
Composer of the opera William Tell

Puzzle 5

Cattle breeds with lengthy white protrusions
Belief in or acceptance of something as true
Fictitious place of untold gold and wealth
High-intensity fitness exercise
Delight, glee, contentment
Stops from happening
Quality of being poisonous
Episode or sudden occurrence of disease
Mexican version of unleavened bread
Delivers the news
Don __, Mozart opera about Don Juan

Group 350

Puzzle 1

Contrary to expectations, like Alanis Morissette
The world’s largest lizard: __ dragon
Calvin’s stuffed tiger sidekick
Frozen, treeless ground, like the Arctic
Twist of the ligaments in the wrist, for example
Country where Kalamata olives are grown
Fungus found on plants
Force someone to move quickly
Watching someone covertly
Horus, Egyptian sky god, had the head of this bird
European nationality of Frida Kahlo’s father
Cylindrical car part, moves against fluid pressure
Influence, make a difference to

Puzzle 2

Tropical trees cultivated for small sweet fruits
Clawed marvel mutant, born as James Howlett
Design drawings of a building’s structure
To be more numerous than
North, Saint and Chicago’s famous musician dad
Form a theory about something without evidence
Indian Ocean island; Port Mathurin is its capital
Bargain, haggle, cut a deal
Where you might find a roller coaster
Tiny purple fruit, said to be very healthy
British prime minister during WWII
Building janitor
A painting of inanimate objects
Demanding, difficult, taxing
Circumference of an object

Puzzle 3

Ponte __, bridge in Florence with jewelry shops
Meat patties cooked on barbecues, served in buns
Replaces spent ammunition
Very old, out of fashion, outdated
Software for surfing the internet
Author of the Summa Theologica: St. Thomas __
Old-time sailing vessel, used as a naval war ship
Long line of related rulers
Careful and judicious
Gains money by deception

Puzzle 4

Sedimentary rock, contains skeletal fragments
Perfumed grains used when relaxing in a tub
Sugar from pure cane extract, spun in a cylinder
Large spider that is sometimes a pet
World Heritage citadel in Athens, Greece
Instrument panel at the front of a vehicle
Opera by Puccini: Madama __
Fixed, upholstered bench seat
Theatrical solo speech
Danny Tanner is the patriarch on this show
Birds with webbed feet, such as ducks and swans
Toupée
Feeling tired and sluggish
Government application to own rights to a name

Puzzle 5

Comfy living room seat
Witch’s pot
Software that modifies a singer’s voice
Tying up poultry or game birds prior to cooking
Conquered an army
A cat can get it stuck in its throat
Wandered without urgency
Legal agreement
Birth country of the discoverer of penicillin
Spread throughout something, like a smell
Motor vehicle with four wheels and handlebars
Making look small by comparison
Table tennis

Group 351

Puzzle 1

People who walk the catwalk
Funny TV show, typically about group of characters
Purpose, intention, reason behind an action
Join the army
Via __, glamorous Roman street from La Dolce Vita
Cinderella had one the night of the ball
Iconic sunglasses brand responsible for Aviators
Lake __; largest manmade reservoir in Africa
An arrival in large numbers, being overrun
Italian toasted sandwich
Reflective accessory for seeing oneself in
Free from obligation
The sale of goods to the public in small amounts
Advice from the Beatles: “Hey Jude, don’t be __”
Christian season preceding Christmas
Temporary technical malfunction

Puzzle 2

Dangerous road-covering in freezing weather
Fills a space
Interrupt someone’s attention span
Ornate sideboard
Nitrous oxide administered by dentists: __ gas
Laws established by a legislative body
Spotted, viewed
Branch of science, deals with classifying diseases
Word game with tiles, Q and Z score high
Canine dwelling

Puzzle 3

Chinese-born immigrants to Malaysia, Singapore etc
Fake name
Shakespeare’s comedy: A _____ Night’s Dream
Prince William’s royal title: Duke of __
Measures atmospheric pressure
Computer-aided flight control
Television show that’s transmitted
He removed a thorn from a lion’s paw
Conning
Embarrass, shame
Professional key maker
Nine-month period in humans before giving birth
Practice before the show
Exciting, nerve-shredding event

Puzzle 4

Cover a piece of paper with plastic
Flower shop workers who make bouquets
Napa Valley is known for them
TV station companies
Class of warm-blooded animals
Crossed the Alps with elephants
Supply water to crops to encourage growth
Stringed instrument, like a lute
Undergoes the process of sugar changing to alcohol
__ Day marks the Spanish discovery of the Americas
To drive too close to the car in front
To use science to predict future weather
Dangerous

Puzzle 5

Colorless and odorless gas used for heating food
One-eyed mythical monster
Wealth in the form of money or assets
Korean pickled cabbage
Closest planet to the Sun
A crease on the face
Cup for holding wine
Iraqi capital, on the Tigris River
Oversees a museum exhibit
Chases
Intuition, discernment

Group 352

Puzzle 1

Particularly articulate
Giant dinosaur creature from Japanese pop culture
Handheld firework
In a reverse direction
First husband of Madonna
Island previously known as Van Diemen’s Land
Guardianship
Someone who is required to be present, but isn’t
Rules that govern the conduct of a church
Reading disorder

Puzzle 2

Emergency medical technician
Mechanical, robotic, self-operating toy
Structure from which a rocket takes off
Racing game featuring famous Nintendo brothers
Continuing to live against all odds
On a skydiver’s back for a safe landing
Interlinked rings of metal forming flexible armor
Farm tool featured in American Gothic
Sign of surrender
Dessert ingredient in a Mexican mole dish
Pronounce very carefully
Porcine diva of The Muppets

Puzzle 3

Author of The Silent World: Jacques __
Sent by a tourist, no envelope required
Awful, dreadful; epithet added to Tsar Ivan
Greater and Lesser Caribbean island groups
Main antagonist in Peyo’s comic strip The Smurfs
Backspin stroke landing a ball just over the net
Cordial
Sealed very well
Field of expertise, occupation, trade
Former Android OS version that you’d lick a lot
Floating frozen sheet attached to land
National __, French Revolution’s legislative body
French philosopher said “My life is a struggle”
Beer cocktail with Japanese rice wine

Puzzle 4

Weakness, state of being delicate
Charged with crime, branded a criminal
Opportunities
Study of the body’s structure
Calls the same number again
__ Perk, coffee shop frequented by famous Friends
Prove to be more powerful
Common term for the energy of a body in motion
Most populated city in the U.S. state of Illinois
Hungarian stew seasoned with paprika

Puzzle 5

Permanent body ink
The openings through which tea is poured
Germanic imperial ruler
Towers atop churches rising to a point
Laced men’s shoe; English university
Cons someone
Official language of Bahrain
Simba’s father and Sarabi’s mate in The Lion King
Country directly north of Rwanda
Leafy salad plant, same genus as chicory

Group 353

Puzzle 1

Poet who wrote “The Charge of the Light Brigade”
Type of fracture in which bone pierces the skin
Container for midday meal
Pleasantness
Cat pursued relentlessly by Pepe Le Pew
Male singing voice that is very high
Nobel had a blast with this invention
Nevada’s Sin City
Night-time instrument for judging time
Jupiter’s second largest moon
Gathering for fans of graphic novels
Alternate route that saves time
Business end of the White House
Language with the most native speakers

Puzzle 2

Character in Greek mythology and Hamlet’s killer
Austrian pastry with fruit filling
Split a restaurant bill equally
Confound or complicate
Capital of Nicaragua
Protects from attack
Shoulder blade
Co-creator of Spider-Man, often does cameos
Device in exhaust pipe to quiet engine noise
Satellite of Saturn discovered by Cassini in 1671
House for honey
Blood relationship
Song that mentions Father McKenzie: __ Rigby
Scientific study of the animal kingdom
To speak with superficial or limited knowledge
Person held for ransom

Puzzle 3

Dinner of choice for Lady and the Tramp
Room for physical education at a school
French war leader, Commander of the National Guard
Without pausing, non-stop
Comic strip character with phenomenal powers
Plant container
Small envelope of fire sticks
Colorful outdoor sport, simulating battle
Sombreness, gravity
Bending one knee to the ground as sign of respect
Infamous clown in Stephen King’s It
State of messy lawlessness
Cover a chair with cushion and fabric

Puzzle 4

Jumpsuit or playsuit
Group of bears
Special skill
Taurus star cluster named after Atlas’s daughters
Le __ Bleu culinary school
Pertaining to the season of spring
Sentimental speech about a deceased person
Anatomical name for the voice box
Central American country that connects to Colombia
Jim __; police commissioner of Gotham City
Flies in one place, like a helicopter
__ Khan; founder of the Yuan Dynasty in China
Hate or loathe

Puzzle 5

Business selling old car parts
Devices on which video games are played
Opera by Mozart: The __ of Figaro
Woman’s shirt neckline that hangs in draped folds
Landlocked country in the center of South America
Sled with a curved front
Golden Indian spice that can help heal wounds
One individual spot of precipitation
Males of this aquatic species give birth
Dwelling with no upstairs level
Program at a theater performance
Supplied

Group 354

Puzzle 1

Burping
Whale considered the romantic of the sea
A large number of, an excessive amount of
An altercation between women
Caribbean country with a trident on its flag
Soccer’s biggest tournament
__ Rhapsody by Queen
Exit hatch in the floor
Dr Pepper ad slogan: What’s __ that could happen?
Pig from Orwell’s Animal Farm
Mexican state whose name means “true cross”

Puzzle 2

Drink of wine and sparkling water mixed
US punk rockers with a song titled American Idiot
Non-metal element Se used in photocells
Turncoat, runaway, renegade
Male property owner who collects rent
Glass fish house
Clark Kent’s girlfriend from the Daily Planet
Country home to Mount Kilimanjaro
Cause suffering
Sky with dense cloud cover
Habit of eating earth

Puzzle 3

Charm, bewitch
Kangaroo’s leaf-eating smaller cousin
Goddess of agriculture and mother of Persephone
Creation, beginning, origin
Frank Miller’s noir crime graphic novel
A place visited by peace seekers
Tube leading from the larynx to the lungs
Small round glass spheres, loved by children
Wicked and odious
Flagrant, obvious
A double reed bass instrument from the oboe family
Relating to earthquakes
Cruel and oppressive government
Brightest star in the Earth’s night sky
Author of War and Peace

Puzzle 4

Exterminator’s tool
Imagery or allegorical representation
Someone’s true identity concealed
Cranium out in front
Teen drama series based on Archie Comics
Official in a financial building
Japan’s highest peak, on Honshu Island
Looked at thoroughly
Nemo’s species
Right side of a ship
Radioactive element named for a former planet
Buttery half moon-shaped bread

Puzzle 5

SI units of energy
Comfortable top with head protection
Unlucky
Gas that makes up around 24 percent of the Sun
Skip like a horse
Green tea powder
East African nation, home to Kibale National Park
Go on board an aircraft
Egyptian king who abdicated the throne in 1952
The word for “thank you” in Italian
Military underground shelter or accommodation

Group 355

Puzzle 1

Formal written statements of claims in a courtroom
Frank Lloyd Wright’s profession
Romantic partners, besotted in avian way
Chorus line ladies singing and dancing on stage
Burgundian red wine grape also used in Champagne
People-powered taxis
Withdrew
Second-most populous city in Australia
Linemen who protect their quarterback
Connective tissue in the body, like ears & nose
Not explored
Astronomical term for the explosion of a star
Arthropod that doesn’t actually have 1,000 legs
Take-it-or-leave-it deal
This U.S. town’s nickname is “music city”
Asian mint used as a perfume

Puzzle 2

Transfer data onto a computer
One who tends plants
Plant extracts used in scents or flavorings
Government representative abroad, in an embassy
Appliance for grilling food outdoors
Accused, censured
Pounds, beats steadily
Period when insects evolved
Accumulation of winter precipitation
Spinal discomfort
__ cap, work boots that protect on building sites
Animation type, fast flicks with physical pages
The __; TV series about Italian-American mobsters
Bull on top, man on bottom
America was named after the explorer Amerigo __
Hooved animal, with even or odd toe numbers
Japanese Manga character from Mighty Atom series
Diabolical, horrific
Gland that secretes digestive enzymes

Puzzle 3

Mythical fire-breather
Discuss by stating different arguments
Celebrated, renowned
The black horse of the apocalypse represents this
Dried plums
SI unit of electric current
Carried out or introduced gradually
The two moons of Mars: Deimos and __
Talkative
Capital of the Republic of Macedonia
Smooth and shiny

Puzzle 4

Electronic step tracker
Protective blockade
Personal security officer
An eddy, vortex or waterspout
Inflammation of the tongue
Guiding of actors to produce a movie
Study of the origin and evolution of the universe
Mysterious, baffling, perplexing
Book with a soft, flexible cover
Brininess, essence of sodium chloride
Long distance in space

Puzzle 5

Italian city in Massa, known for marble
Marvel or wonder, can’t be explained with logic
Final resting place for Greek heroes: __ Fields
Formal disapproval or criticism
Annoying, vexatious
Suspend, as in a court case
__ novels; books based around comic strips
Ode on a __ Urn, John Keats poem on art and beauty
Natural environment where an animal makes its home
Metal loop for keeping unlocking devices together
Dreamy, pensive

Group 356

Puzzle 1

Existing in the absence of free oxygen
Deep-rooted, established
To play music along with another musician
Sandy’s love interest in Grease
Tuneful vocal pattern from largest sea mammals
Fleeting, momentary, brief
Charles Darwin was one
Group of holding rooms in a jail
Exercise machine with a never-ending belt
Cathedral in Paris, known for a hunchback
Supreme Incan being, creator of sun and moon
First balcony in a symphony hall
Profane talk about sacred things
A triangular Swiss chocolate bar
Early years
__ strike, bombing that pinpoints the target
Plant that needs little water to thrive

Puzzle 2

Close interaction between two different organisms
Pomegranate syrup used in cocktails
They follow celebrities with a camera
Control exerted to restrain impulses
Actress, first wife of Ronald Reagan
Grooming tool for locks
House for a tomb
Officially declared a saint in the Catholic church
Term for the second (lower) blood pressure number
Adolescents

Puzzle 3

Gymnastic entertainer
Singer-songwriter Boy George’s band: __ Club
Rare loss of ability to recognize sensory stimuli
Draw over the lines of a picture again
Author of the Lord of the Rings trilogy: J.R.R. __
Narrow-minded, inward-facing
Ancient Greek city near Temple of Artemis
Moving on a slick surface
Colorless gas common in cleaning products
Broken bit of road that needs filling
Disarray
Dried, cured strips of southern African beef
Monument, stone pillar, often with a pyramidal top
Mat-based game with colorful spots and contortion

Puzzle 4

Origin of a family
Jim Henson puppets who lived on a rock
After Dubai, second-most populous city of UAE
Distressed, flustered
Singers J. Balvin and Shakira both come from here
Tall building with sails for generating power
Passengers get a rise out of this Otis invention
Type of medication used to treat water retention
Plays devil’s __, presents a counter-argument
Silver Linings __, film nominated for 8 Oscar
Extra period of play in ice hockey
Amount of water vapor in the atmosphere
Quarrel, dispute, altercation
Outer garment for keeping warm

Puzzle 5

City that hosted the 2000 Summer Olympics
Stories that occur while sleeping
Tooth decay
Olivia Newton-John song: “Have You Never Been __”
The __, French museum, purchased Kahlo’s The Frame
Silvery-white metal, a base for blue pigments
Oliver’s clever mate Dodger
It comes after summer and before winter
Made beer
The name of the donkey in Winnie the Pooh
__ Conventions, the rulebook in war
Relating to high mountains
Very formal, high-rise headwear
Small tower on a medieval castle

Group 357

Puzzle 1

Greek goddess of the moon
Join, fasten
Fiber of the palm tree used to weave into mats
A sound that’s high-pitched and piercing
Given the wrong advice, deceived
Boundary between states or countries
“A friend in need is a friend ____”
Roadside places to stay overnight
The radiation counter he invented bears his name
Keep out of sight, avoid detection
Bright spot in the sky, also called parhelion
Hammers used by judges
Cuisine in which Basmati rice is popular
The consequence or result of an action

Puzzle 2

Due __, care required by a prudent person
Motioning with finger to approach
Backup power source in a building
Glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
Spotted dog breed coveted by Cruella de Vil
Country bordering Costa Rica to the North
Police restraint around the wrists
Female supervillain, enemy of Wonder Woman
Protection against burned skin
Dystopian series by Veronica Roth
Not derived from anything else
Extortion
Imbalance, a great difference
Progeny, children, kids
Archaic term for sulfur

Puzzle 3

Roman emperor, nominated himself perpetual censor
The murder of a king
Purgative drug used to treat constipation
Expensive, underground edible fungi
Taking place every other year
Greek legend’s lowest region of the underworld
Break a code
Plant with yellow flowers and edible leaves
__ dog, yoga position
Once a play finishes, the actors do this on stage
One of the individual small bones in the spine
Two different words that mean the same thing
Having no idea, being out of touch
Cagliari is this island’s capital city
Bitterness, sharpness of taste
One-wheeled transport
Series of written symbols that represent numbers

Puzzle 4

Ancient city known for its Hanging Gardens
Type of short-grained rice used to make risotto
Household waste collected for fertilizer
Follow a winding course
European country where the Black Forest is located
Hometown of The Flintstones
Designs made from small, colorful tiles
Collective term for a bunch of cats
Ground, dried sweet red pepper sold in a jar
Skin pigment
Apple’s CEO; began in 2011
No consideration for others
Faults, imperfections
Annual calendar with important upcoming events

Puzzle 5

Place where tents can be pitched
Male massage therapists
A sum given to a charity
Landing screen of a website
They are better to eat you with
A naturally occurring sugar found in fruits
Toxic element named for Madame Curie’s birthplace
Appropriate for the situation
This hero was born on planet Krypton
World’s second largest landlocked country
Blooms of love
__ Murphy, actress of Clueless
In the form of a haze or cloud

Group 358

Puzzle 1

Deliberately destroy property
Sega’s 6th generation games console
Branch of medicine dealing with brain system
Someone who brings a civil action in court
Cut him out and do it yourself
Immature, sophomoric
Mail from tourists
Self-employed, working on contract
Ten specific athletic events over two days
To give in, especially in battle
Breaks in activity
Nepalese valley named after national capital
Han Solo’s co-pilot
Ornamental objects used to hold a sleeve closed

Puzzle 2

Nickname for Boeing 747
Characters assumed by authors, or game-players
Barely, hardly
Grew wider
Revolving wheel gambling game
Flip through a book quickly, not in great depth
Moment of sudden revelation
Bullet rebound
Track event to determine who leaps the farthest
Substance that precipitates a chemical reaction

Puzzle 3

A private room
Rapunzel’s Disney movie
Long period without sufficient rainfall
Appears in the sky at the start of a lunar month
Chemical element, atomic number 45
Those who watch from the shadows
Operating a car
Given a less important job title
Misconception or delusion
Late American singer, nicknamed “Ol’ Blue Eyes”
The practice of cleanliness
Jackson __, paint-splatter artist

Puzzle 4

Slim medical tubes for sucking up liquids
Advocates equality for women
Prolific reader
Rich white sauce in French cuisine, contains cream
In Christianity: manifestations of bodily wounds
A weakness leading to one’s downfall: __ heel
__ Ali; The Greatest boxer of all time, perhaps
Small weight to keep entrance open
Ruining
Lined like a prune, or an elephant
Terry cloth post-shower garment
Old school audio format using magnetic tape
Person applying for state benefits

Puzzle 5

Wooden support below the waist utilized by pirates
Truman __ wanted Ms. Monroe to play Ms. Golightly
Physical strength
The color of the Beatles’ submarine
Stranger __; Netflix series starring Winona Ryder
Extravagant, excessively showy
Glacial period in time
Austria’s capital city
Good luck in Spanish: “buena __”
Martial art, practiced by the “Kid”
Pluto’s closest-known satellite, a Greek ferryman
Swollen, distended
Alongside ambrosia, it sustained the gods
Americans eat this bird at Thanksgiving

Group 359

Puzzle 1

Tummy pain
Deeply discounted merchandise
Eight babies born at the same time
Pop singer who co-wrote Candle in the Wind
Small organ of the immune system
Ale made by local producers, not large corporations
Native girl who pines for Peter Pan
Sunny-colored tuna
Minimizes friction
Clumsily, gracelessly
Story that you can listen to on a journey
Trusting someone with a secret
Echoed, rang through the air
Accumulation of winter precipitation blown by wind

Puzzle 2

Space between eyes and hairline
Wasteful, extravagant
Carrie __; newspaper columnist in Sex and the City
Celebratory clinking of wine glasses
Deliberately tricking or deceiving
She drinks the poisoned wine intended for Hamlet
Elongated, goofy girlfriend of Popeye
The wife of an earl
Three-pronged forks
Insincere and excessive praise
Relating to the period of the year before winter
Canal or river
Traffic stop signal
Novak __, Serbian Grand Slam-winning tennis star
The words of an opera, the spoken and sung parts
Volume; maximum possible attendance
Handrail on a staircase
Coordinate for north-south position of a place
Fungal skin infection, can affect scalp and body

Puzzle 3

Green nut with a hard shell
Fanciful and amusing, quirky
Roadside advertiser
Device used to beam images onto a wall
Rock face, crag, cliff
__ Rock, Presley hit from a movie of the same name
ID adopted by Batman’s ex-sidekick Dick Grayson
Ocean liquid
Long car, often hired for fancy events
Without a sound

Puzzle 4

__ Wood played Frodo and Mumble
It boils water for tea
Simultaneous discharge of missiles or firearms
Country where the ancient Lescaux cave is located
Food made according to Jewish dietary laws
Kimchi is a staple in this type of cuisine
Not see-through
Small file to identify user of a web browser
Jeweled headpieces
Paris’s executioner during the French Revolution
Alexei __, first Russian to walk in space
A small, shallow stretch of water
Small shovel for mortar
Digs deeper into something
Overseas, in a foreign country
Wilson’s disease causes an excessive buildup of it
Plaything that’s a vehicle
African animal adventure
Ginger __, dancer starred with Astaire in Top Hat

Puzzle 5

Type of sale where items go to the highest bidder
Took covering off peas
French botanist formulated a theory of evolution
Developed gradually
Wizard in Lord of the Rings
Herb from a shrub; pop one in stew for flavor
Tall animal with a long neck
6-sided shape
In typography, adjusting spaces between letters
They hold photos around the neck

Group 360

Puzzle 1

Yellow lawn flower used in tisanes and teas
Dutch artist believed to have stereo blindness
Uncontrollable red nasal drip
Guitarist with Nirvana and Foo Fighters
Guards of Azkaban
Force into believing or doing something
Car for driving on sandy hills
Film actor who plays Harry Potter: Daniel __
Normandy seashore, site of WWII Allied invasions
Special right or advantage given to certain groups
Craft that leaves the atmosphere
Exceedingly, exceptionally
Instruction to cling on for dear life
Political system followed by Marx and Lenin
Street purveyor of magazines and daily papers
How hot it feels; temperature with humidity
__ Four; Marvel superhero team

Puzzle 2

Only sea with no coastline
Catherine __; mother of Mary I, Queen of England
Hot, humid climate, like in a rainforest
Aubergine
Singer and guitarist supported by Heartbreakers
First major battle of the English Civil War
Players who stand behind batters
Satisfied by an amount of water
Organ of speech, the larynx
Piling one on top of the other
Agricultural produce grown to sell

Puzzle 3

Wall-hanging circle for tiny arrows
Icy crystal unlike another
City nicknamed Venice of the North
Without instruments
DC Comics botany expert and supervillain
Rays of natural nighttime light from the sky
Facial hair named after a Civil War soldier
Blood cells that control post-injury bleeding
First American to orbit the Earth
Small wooden tool for removing trapped food
The relationship between cause and effect
Attraction between people
__ 64; computer used by 1980s gamers
French Protestants of the 16th and 17th centuries
Italian unsmoked cured pork jowl
Without end
Electronic voice amplifier

Puzzle 4

Dizzying sensation, a medical condition
Italian curd cheese, creamy white texture
Italian term for an undulating musical note
Sandy’s best friend in Grease
A small independent coprincipality in the Pyrenees
Showy display, describes a grand performance
Places for storing cadavers
Oceanic earthquake outcome
Extraordinarily skilled at a young age
Shortness, briefness
One who assists with births
Army and soldiers on horseback
Online page

Puzzle 5

Ambulance signalers
Cold __; weather systems with chilly air
Chemical element used as medical disinfectant
Express remorse for sins
Woman from Spanish-speaking South American country
Marvel supervillain created by Hank Pym
Fairy tale about two siblings: Hansel and __
Carl Sagan TV series that covered astronomy
Country whose army lost the Battle of Marathon
Ho Chi Minh City formerly
Destined to fail
Acting dame, often playing the Queen, Helen __
Small tropical climbing lizards
Cow or horse excrement for fertilizer
Objects in poor taste because they are tacky