The 70’s

Group 321

Puzzle 1

Movie reviewer
Soak
Having prominent teeth, especially in a smile
Conflict and discord
Brought to a stop
“Candy is dandy, but __ is quicker”: Ogden Nash
Informal term for someone from “Down Under”
__ punch, unexpected hit
__ de Lioncourt, central figure of Anne Rice books
Small bag used to store fragrant herbs
In need of food, and really unhappy about it
Dance in which a tutu might be worn
Beethoven’s Third Symphony, also known as the __

Puzzle 2

Ballet about dancing dolls scored by Delibes
Fragrant purple flower used in sachets and soaps
On time
Boundary at the end of a tennis court
Boo Boo’s ursine friend on picnic hamper thefts
Oldest bridge across the River Seine in Paris
Tremulous effects added to voices or instruments
Eagerness, readiness, willingness
Things that are enjoyed for a short time
Agricultural laborers from the Middle Ages
Hungarian site of a fictional grand hotel

Puzzle 3

Electric count-down oven for heating food
Random, not in any constant pattern
Very contagious stomach bug that causes vomiting
Web log lets users post short text updates
Country south of Honduras and north of Costa Rica
Another name for Bigfoot, the hairy humanoid
Tequila, cream and cacao; don’t lose your fingers!
Beatles album with zebra crossing on cover
__ tears are faked to elicit sympathy
They increase the rate of chemical reactions

Puzzle 4

Publication containing words and music
Camille __, Danish-French artist of Hoar Frost
Inflammation of the tissues in the lungs
Frowning in an angry manner
Summer gown, light and strappy
Crosses the street illegally
Plentiful, abundant
Shakespeare’s Prince of Tyre
Spice for anointing bridal pair at Hindu weddings
Ridiculously small, of a monetary offer or sum
Expressing good wishes; following rules in sport

Puzzle 5

Etch __; art toy with a screen and a red frame
The Blue Lagoon is a famous attraction here
Long, narrow crack in a rock
Avoiding getting hit by a ball
Small dots that appear on an “i” and a “j”
Relating to touch
Loving, cherishing someone
Squirm about, like a worm
Early 20th century art style emphasizing color
Placido __, a Spanish member of the Three Tenors

Group 322

Puzzle 1

Capital of Libya
Injuries in which organs push through tissue walls
Car gadget that records the road ahead
Scuba outfit
Starts up again
Spraying fine water droplets
Japanese soybean pods
Background music to create a sense of calm
John Lennon’s partner in peaceful protest
Dents in cheeks

Puzzle 2

Ocean into which the Orinoco River empties
Referee or linesman overseeing a match
“Dogs of war” sent by Henry VIII to Charles V
Woody Harrelson’s character in The Hunger Games
One of the largest cut diamonds in the world
Warheads propelled by a weapon
Evaluate something’s value
An imitation or copy; to stop work
Murderer of King Hamlet in Shakespeare’s play
In a praying position
An arterial obstruction caused by a blood clot
Making a long journey by foot, in the mountains
Number of days in two weeks

Puzzle 3

Castle __, fortress defended by He-Man
Container for pouring out morning cup of Joe
Agent played by Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible
Frolicking
Futuristic, high-tech sci-fi genre
Reverberation
Persecuted French protestants who emigrated
Very outgoing, social person
Strings passed through eyes to tie up footwear
To anger, enrage

Puzzle 4

Portuguese Atlantic isles famous for their weather
Poisonous snakes with fangs
Bugatti __, a French-made high performance car
Triangular fin on the back of a shark
He bought a burial plot next to Marilyn Monroe
Grow
Country where the Chichen Itza ruins are located
Did not have
Partly oxidized Chinese tea
Fitzgerald’s final completed book, __ is the Night

Puzzle 5

The E in the abbreviation UAE
Sit around, in a stagnate, idle state
Investigates and handles an insurance claim
A window in the roof of a building
Computer experts, information technology pros
Someone without a hidden agenda, easily understood
Beg to differ, express discord
Environmentally conscious trips
Transition metal Cr used in electroplating
Lacking up top, like the Sleepy Hollow horseman

Group 323

Puzzle 1

A strong metal and David Guetta/Sia song title
Describes an unconventional style/lifestyle
Organism living in or on another that it feeds off
Thank you in Portuguese, by a man
Uncomfortable, embarrassed
Artificial sweetener aka glucitol
Forest where Robin Hood allegedly lived
It’s why coffee gives you a buzz
Old, in poor condition, falling apart
Anna __, Tolstoy’s story of a wife who strays

Puzzle 2

Openly disobedient and steadfast
Fifth in rank
Can’t make guacamole without one
Someone who loves another, perhaps secretly
Small air sacs in the lungs
Capital of Cyprus once surrounded by walls
With added water, not full strength
Raid, damage
Program of health improvements, diet, exercise
Opposite of cowardice
Possessing great knowledge
Things that cause a particular reaction
Gray wizard in The Lord of the Rings

Puzzle 3

Martial arts weapon, two sticks and a chain
Not a bedfellow of the early bird
Amalfi Coast town, a riot of pastel on a hillside
Camel with two humps
Discourse, art of speaking and oratory
Frozen pads applied to reduce swellings
Boldness, daring, impudence
Chains and manacles
Helpful DIY professional
“Bad Romance” singer
Essential nutritional content in most fruits

Puzzle 4

Distinction and style that is admired
A portable computer
Group of books or movies sold as a unit
Country where the ancient city of Petra is located
Dermis dryers
Oscar Wilde’s only novel: “The Picture of __ Gray”
Producer of the Harry Potter films: David __
Eugène __, French painter of Cows in the Pasture
Comfort at great expense
Flat-bottomed glass jars used in experiments
Can __, for getting into tinned food

Puzzle 5

Common Chinese side dish, cooked in oil in a wok
Reducing, minimizing
Philosophical movement named after German composer
The most disgusting, most revolting
Self-assured, certain, poised
Carried by hikers and travelers
Dirtying the air with smog
It’s jumped on when following a trend
Pertaining to the back of the head
Songwriter and pianist of Rocket Man
Occupation of Meghan Markle’s character in Suits

Group 324

Puzzle 1

Listen in accidentally to someone speaking
Capital of the United Arab Emirates
Country where Pico Cristóbal Colón is located
Cause to change from gas to liquid
King Lear’s youngest and favorite daughter
Italian, salt-cured bacon, can be eaten raw
Golf competition with two pairs of players
Roof tiles
Golden Chinese guard dog with a purple tongue
Pause before acting
Documents containing regulations and laws

Puzzle 2

Peter Parker’s alter ego
Rockers share a name with stinging arachnids
__ fan; filters out odors and steam from kitchen
Persian name for India, like a religion
Country where Tempeh originated
Don’t mention it
Onlooker
The Chicxulub Crater is related to these creatures
Joyous, very pleased
Where attorneys are made
Light visible once source has been extinguished
Reversing, turning inside out

Puzzle 3

A bivalve’s home
All the king’s men
Everyone has them
Son of Zeus, punished without food or drink
Listening component of headphones
One who has difficulty with letters and numbers
A burial place for a favorite wife
Hard Italian almond biscuits
System of concepts and beliefs
Long holes dug in the ground by military
Emits energy

Puzzle 4

South American cowboys
It’s a dish best served cold
Small pet canines for sitting on knees
Annual fasting month for Muslims worldwide
War that ended with the “Treaty of Paris”
Ship that took Tarzan’s parents to Africa
Daily record of events, a diary
Post-punk music; acts like The Police and The Jam
Wild people
Artist falsely suspected of stealing the Mona Lisa
Rug for wet feet after showering

Puzzle 5

Negotiate, deliberate
To give a once over
Strains of specific plants or animals
Sings like a Swiss person
Lock, stock & __, everything, all parts of a gun
The bony structure at the base of your spine
Metal device with handle, for grinding meat
What happened to Elphaba when water touched her
The feeling that you need a drink
Software effect to enhance a digital image
Italian high fashion house: Bottega __
Serious, acute
A package sent in the mail

Group 325

Puzzle 1

Board game where you might Go Directly to Jail
Food dishes served in rolled-up spirals
Austrian singing family, life adapted to a musical
Private __, Goldie Hawn joins the army
Shallow container found by the bath
Save, use resources sparingly
Undergoing a transformation
Hard material used in construction; can be poured
Landmark skyscraper in Manhattan
Childish temper tantrum

Puzzle 2

Extrusive rock from lava, used in bathrooms
Small hand tool for digging
Country formerly known as Northern Rhodesia
Counsel someone
Number puzzle
Those who prefer to be by themselves
How Italians say 11
When alcohol is added to a hot pan to cook
Slang for a black eye
Protective cooking garments; pinnies

Puzzle 3

Gave birth to puppies
The room where a baby sleeps at home
Term related to the afterlife in Greek mythology
Nelson Mandela autobiography: “Long Walk to __”
Cutting back leaves or twigs for new season growth
Squandering something
City where the Titanic was built
Vermeer painting, Girl With a Pearl __
Twist, bend in odd shapes
Type of restaurant where you can order chow mein
New and revolutionary
Person with surgically removed limb

Puzzle 4

Official mistress, like in ancient Chinese culture
Procession of vehicles
Bare one’s sword
Someone who ends up taking the blame for something
Lavish ceremonial display
Making less small, especially of a photo
Extreme or obsessive interest in setting fires
Toweling wrist strip to soak up perspiration
Natives of Monrovia, for example
Common name for household insect pest
Solid shapes with multiple faces

Puzzle 5

Disloyalty, in league with the enemy, treachery
Drug that causes an increase in the flow of urine
Porcine animation who uttered “That’s all folks”
Frozen pieces of glaciers that float in oceans
International measures to affect imports, exports
Swirly, gusty wind as experienced by Pooh
Circumvented
Murder
Those who have changed religion
Spanish sheep’s milk cheese served with honey
Term for the text of an opera

Group 326

Puzzle 1

Quick looks
A poem read out loud
Spanish red wine and fruit punch
Full, complete, satiated
Proven wrong
When a baseball batter circles all bases in one go
Transportation of supplies by plane, as in Berlin
Curves inward
Part of a telephone that sits in a base station
Someone in industry who is rich and powerful
Type of underwater missile that sank the Lusitania

Puzzle 2

Volcanic Polynesian island, a US base in WW2
Glossy and shiny
__ Index (GI), rating for foods containing carbs
Reduce, drop, e.g. prices
Possessing the ability to make one’s mind up
Country where the annual Highland Games take place
You can’t train these stones
Postponement of a punishment
Surname of Shakespeare’s Romeo
Computers designed by British codebreakers in WWII
Comic film starring Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny
Authentic or in good faith, from the Latin
Short, elfin hairstyle
A division, a classification

Puzzle 3

Summary of work history
Used someone’s words
Elaborately decorative
River running through Budapest, Vienna, Bratislava
Egyptian oasis in the desert south of Cairo
This symbol links compound words
Coal diggers
Downhill skiing on a winding path
Cherry or plum: a fruit or a vegetable?
Point the finger at someone

Puzzle 4

Large dogs often used as guide dogs for the blind
Top part of trousers, with elastic
Permanent ink that cannot be erased
Small salted fish found on some pizzas
Capital of Romania
Someone offensive and annoying
Altered evidence with intention to mislead
Title or address of an unmarried Italian lady
Indulging, spoiling, like in a spa
Forcibly stole goods during period of unrest

Puzzle 5

Safe, not containing any poisonous substances
Concise and clear
A nominal title conferred, rather than earned
Friction-lined plate in a car’s stopping mechanism
Marauded, stampeded
Intimidating
Person in charge of a restaurant kitchen
A nasal piercing for humans and for leading cattle
Country that is home to the Cameron Highlands
Iconic Italian hard cheese
People who place bets
Neck and neck

Group 327

Puzzle 1

Female property owner who leases houses
Momentum, speed
From the largest Italian island
Active volcano on Luzon in the Philippines
Lack of soundness of mind
Another name for Light Art, using neon and lasers
Italian vinegar made from grapes
TLC for your feet at a nail salon
To hit someone with a heavy club or object
Important and relevant terms or phrases
Lizards and snakes, for example, but not frogs
Portable heating ring for cooking
Ungracefully, carelessly, awkwardly
Science of spacecrafts and launch systems
Seized

Puzzle 2

Cupboards, wardrobes
Giving freely to others, altruism
Unromantic, common; lacking poetic beauty
Current name for what was once South West Africa
Chinese military of workers and peasants
Flexible flight option, outside of schedule
Make less smooth
Author of “The Canterbury Tales”
Candelabra, one of the oldest symbols in Judaism
Small red flowers associated with remembrance
Sticks to something
Liquid in which something is dissolved
In all honesty
Instructed people of plans in a formal meeting
When a dessert is served with ice cream

Puzzle 3

Historically, how Indian princes were called
To adapt to use in warfare
Thickened, emulsified
Indecency, wickedness
Propulsion measure of the Starship Enterprise
Filled with things in an untidy way
Evander __; The Real Deal heavyweight boxer
Thawed
Said of gardens stretching out over a large area
Country with the highest waterfall
Third and last of Julius Caesar’s wives
Amusing, entertaining, fun
Composition or building

Puzzle 4

World’s largest river by volume
Tool for cutting vegetables thinly
Summer sport played on a grass or clay court
Propelled something using hand force
Going out
Deliver a sermon
Muscle that bends a limb or joint
Sparse, scant, revealing when applied to clothing
To have something bad happen to
Italian word for the numeral 12
North India state, borders Bhutan, Tibet, Nepal
Non-magical person in Harry Potter
Pressing, important

Puzzle 5

Abroad; a foreign country
Owner of a DeLorean in Back to the Future
Propelling with a finger strike
Sports performed in the water
An irritating person, a younger sibling maybe
Aging like a cultivated drink
Calling for assistance over the airwaves
Four lines poem or stanza with a set rhyme pattern
Catching clothes on something sharp
Indoor swimming pool for pet guppies
Hitting the ground and rising

Group 328

Puzzle 1

City with the world’s longest metro system
Female pilot
Italian bubbly
Herds horses
Large, low-sounding percussion instrument
Cuts short
Said something without sufficient clarity
Front of the leg skeleton, protected by pads
Color associated with seagoing military
Lamenting a death
Reduces in value
Bending down low to talk to someone

Puzzle 2

St Paul’s __; wedding venue for Charles and Diana
DJ’s vinyl deck
Pains in the brain
Airplane stewards and stewardesses
Sweet crunchy egg white desserts
Demand, specify
Relates to yellow waxy body secretion, __ glands
Crudeness, impropriety
Sticking around
California city, home of the Queen Mary ship
Piece of text set aside and enlarged for emphasis
Brown-haired women

Puzzle 3

Biblical visitations of boils, locusts, hail, etc
Subtle difference in expression
Forces rules upon someone
To reverse creation
Slow love songs
Surname of Shakespeare’s Juliet
National airline of Costa Rica (formerly LACSA)
Creamy fish soup
At last, decisively
Bone in the upper arm
It goes with a small brush to sweep up spills
Small trace of a substance left behind
Fugitives or bandits
Flowing air
Made flat or even
Major Israeli financial center, on Mediterranean

Puzzle 4

Crumbling decaying wood that affects buildings
Covered, dusted with
Italian word that means soon
Pasta strand
Oppressive ruler
Bullfighter’s jacket
Pierce with a spear
Heavy brake for a ship
Site of ancient standing stones, Brittany, France
Did not hit, went wide of the mark
Unimportant, but interesting, facts for quizzing
Sumptuous
Place to see artifacts

Puzzle 5

Safety harness in a vehicle
Cup with miraculous powers
US naval officer in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly
Next to the seashore
Spoken word version of literary work
__ Ronaldo; Portugal and Real Madrid football ace
Belligerent, argumentative
Wandered off a subject
Stripy sugary Christmas treat
Washed; handled stolen money
Lively, term used to describe the active elderly
Decorative screen in the hearth for protection

Group 329

Puzzle 1

Lucky protective charms
A ship arriving at its destination port
Unit of distance, equal to 201 meters or 220 yards
Butting against, like a male sheep
Former name of Taiwan, meaning “beautiful”
Walks on two legs
Nought, zero, zilch
Course Catholic couples undertake before marriage
Rebounded, like a check
Highest surface in a room
Safeguard, conserve
Mix up a deck of cards

Puzzle 2

Old unsolved crimes opened for reinvestigation
The daily disappearance of daylight
Low-to-the-ground, long-bellied German dog
Far-reaching
Verbally scolded, not eaten
Upside-down gymnastic maneuver
Denotes a precise location
Pastry spheres used in profiteroles
Complicated, detailed
Orders, commands
Lowest female opera-singing voice

Puzzle 3

Forage, hunt
Bony outgrowth from the back of the foot
Legal search documents
Thirst __, a drink that satisfies and sates
Head of the hive
Washable floor covering for kitchens
Makes keener, or less blunt
Slim, long unit with built-in speakers for TV
Huge, massive
Short, thin tubes of pasta; good with cheese sauce
Next astrological sign after Capricorn
Geliophobia is the fear of this
Squeeze tightly, shrink by applying pressure
A dais and also a shoe to make one look taller

Puzzle 4

Warriors of medieval and pre-modern Japan
Fictional character Alonso Quijano, aka Don __
An add-on, supplement
Ancient Greek hero with magical musical skills
Mexican food, name translates as “little donkey”
Hellish fire
Kitchen coolers
Celestial bodies
Stooping, crouching
Striking church bells to produce music
Someone shortlisted for an award

Puzzle 5

Flag term for emblem/shield in top left-hand side
Milos __, directed One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Web browser developed by Apple
Fresh curd cheese found in Central Asia
Take these off to intensify the fight
Red-breasted birds
Recoil from attack
Astray, delinquent
Non-religious (male) church worker
Spread out, extend

Group 330

Puzzle 1

Found in bones
Most common type of tabletop puzzle
Reaction to a sudden fright
Charlie Brown’s dog
Porcelain throne
Left at the altar
Bejeweled headband used as a royal crown
Bright and gaudy
Aurangzeb was the last emperor of this empire
To remove, cover or ban certain material
The one who discriminates on basis of gender
Country nicknamed the Great White North
Gamed; took part in a sport
Have the funds to be able to pay for something

Puzzle 2

Capital of South Australia
Those who have given up their working lives
Toxic fungus, as fatal as its name suggests
Exposed stomachs
Transmitted outwards, in waves
Argus’ other name, an all-seeing 100-eyed giant
Watch a sporting contest live
Tom Hanks befriends Wilson the volleyball
Thoughts from the past
Word segment, including at least one vowel sound
When rung, it alerts homeowners to visitors
Orange swimmer won at the funfair
Transport to get up a mountain

Puzzle 3

Deficit, insufficiency of something needed
Brief, quotable remark, often by politicians
London tennis tournament
People living together in a single home
Shakespeare’s king of ancient Britain
Now commonly called an executive assistant
White residue experienced in hard water areas
Medical device for stimulating the heart
Hexed, charmed
Member of the aristocracy
To renew contact with someone, check in on them
Person who keeps watch over swimmers’ safety
Law enforcement vehicle
Substances that are mixtures of 2 or more elements
Spiral device for opening wine bottles
Name given to a mammal with a pouch
Strength, determination, resilience

Puzzle 4

Acting or performance groups
Gasoline is sold in these liquid units
Areas of very little rain
Mozilla’s Web browser
Taking things from others
Making a noise like a contented cat
Accused person thought guilty of a crime
Organized sporting event of boat races
Created Bilbo, Frodo, and Gandalf
Compliment, praise someone
Type of wine used to make zabaglione
Account amount

Puzzle 5

Caribbean island famous for its shorts
Unenergetic, relaxed
Copy someone’s achievement, in a respectful way
Bury the __; a short-handled axe
Security device with a key
Making a noise like a dog
Bruce Willis played John McClane in this series
Bear witness in a courtroom
Material used for bottles and packaging
It means orange in Spanish
Rich and eggy French bread; scalloped underneath
Military men aboard ships
Italian music master
They provide actors with lines if they falter
Pretend medicine

Group 331

Puzzle 1

Soothing lotion for chicken pox
Full of regret, remorseful
Spiny omnivore who some keep as a pet
Not produced by machine
Person who oversees a movie’s budget
Dickens’ Tiny Tim’s hardworking father, Bob __
Bridge support
Disapproving; essential or crucial
Substance that accelerates a chemical reaction
Hurdle
Wicker baby crib or Moses basket
Not proper or appropriate
Refreshing frozen treat served in a cone
Astronomer credited with discovering Uranus
Use of the same word to begin successive verses

Puzzle 2

Mugshot generated from witness’ descriptions
Accidentally go past, e.g. the end of a runway
Vocal musical event where everyone participates
Gave evidence
Crete’s largest city, dating back to ancient times
Dwelling in a building full of them
Misfortune, difficult situation
Another word for a watch, clock; conveys prestige
One who rides shotgun
Brothers Chris, Liam, and Luke
Administering a liquid with a needle
Relating to brothers
Disability that didn’t stop Renoir from painting
Stepped down, gave up the throne
Tiny black flower particle used on bread crusts
Element No. 95 in the periodic table

Puzzle 3

A singing group
The color of Jimi Hendrix’s haze
Father of Zeus
Loud noise; bat used in tennis
Stationary, not moving
Public oration, e.g. a TED Talks
In physics, it’s a particle of light
Thrusts in fencing; strength training exercises
Prickly desert plant
Japanese green tea, leaves infused in water
Ocean where the island of Mauritius is located

Puzzle 4

Parchment scroll attached to doors in some homes
The medical name for the windpipe
Mosquito-spread disease
An order to appear in court
Spend money extravagantly
A plane touching down at the end of a flight
Rod for winding wool
Official ban on one country trading with another
A person’s vocabulary
Footstool for a couch
Only marsupial found north of Mexico
One who coordinates clothes and makeup for others
You can drink it
Swampy planet in Star Wars; Yoda lived here
When the sea is the furthest from the shore
Commercial capital of Sri Lanka

Puzzle 5

Home to world’s largest carnivorous marsupial
Country that had the Carnation Revolution
Jupiter’s largest satellite; cupbearer to the Gods
Spreading of eyeshadow or makeup so it’s seamless
Quarter of a circle
Wade Wilson’s alter ego
Almond-flavored Italian biscuits
Glass is half full
Row, tiff
In legal terms, unable to pay debts
Fast flow of mixed earth debris
GOWalk footwear company

Group 332

Puzzle 1

State of mental disturbance, confusion, fever
Keyboard key that sits between Tab and Shift
Tiny squares of tissue paper thrown at a wedding
Raising a flag
__ shuffle, a tap dance without taps
Motorcycle sport around an oval track
Only known mammal with protective skin scales
Chemical element with an isotope called deuterium
Desiring someone else’s property
“Say hello to my little friend”
Companies that own planes

Puzzle 2

Tall leafy coconut-growers
Defeating heavily
Protection against UV rays
Ancient Greek philosopher called Father of Biology
Collection of banned people or items
The plant family to which a pineapple belongs
Dodos were native to this African island
Inventor of movable type printing press
Knitting stitch resembles a hive’s contents
Pellety animal dung from rabbits
Relaxed or pondered

Puzzle 3

Pertaining to the Middle Ages
Cooper tells of the last of these Native tribesmen
Person who leaves his country to live in another
Vegetable needed to make baba ganoush
Can be touched or felt
Shook and shuddered
Adjusting to a new environment or conditions
Frame for bottles of red, white and fizz
Spider or scorpion
When the sea is the furthest inland
Vein that carries blood from middle body to heart
Part of the ancient Greek underworld: __ Meadows
Turkey’s most populous city, but not the capital
Opposite of positive
Rebel, rogue, maverick
Settler, pioneer

Puzzle 4

Crosspiece above a door or window
Bodily reaction to food caught in throat
Lone singer
Inhabitants of Crete during the Bronze Age
The science of matter and energy
Ticket allowing travel on public road transport
Acts sorry for misdoings
Held against will
Old English epic poem translated by Seamus Heaney
Chinese name for the Yellow River
Most courageous
Surrender, give in
Masses of frozen snow covering both poles

Puzzle 5

City that Jack the Ripper targeted
Greasy white substance that covers newborns
Protective sac for pupa
Dorothy’s heartless companion
Ran quickly
Portmanteau term for first two meals of the day
Longing, craving, infatuation
People who are experts in a particular skill
Acting without sound
Country with the cities of Nice, Nantes, and Nancy
Messaged your god
Traditionalist

Group 333

Puzzle 1

A different route
Desert-living, large-eared nocturnal rodent
Sly and sneaky
Famous for his Campbell’s soup can paintings
Related to the lower back
Explorers of underground chambers
Bruce Wayne’s secret identity
Indian region where Sikhism was founded
Belgian manufacturer of premium chocolates
Food that the French called “pomme d’amour”
Almost
Tigger likes to do this

Puzzle 2

Related to the stomach
Procession of people on horseback
Venomous injury from fanged reptile
Oscillatory motion of the moon
Legal acts of taking charge of children
Ed Norton and Brad Pitt both portray Tyler Durden
Visionary, predictive
Not physically fit or well
Distinguished, worthy of respect
Revolutionary, insurgent
Brazilian music popularized in the late 1950s
Ice pellet of hardened snow
Overwhelming win; falling mass
Time moves in this direction
Pretended, imitated
Brand of premium vodka

Puzzle 3

Where you can buy something by nodding
15th Century manuscript in unknown language
Limbs spread far apart
Squash like a pancake
Series finale: “Harry Potter and the Deathly __”
Stylish and chic
Rendered unable to see
Censored; put a restraint over a dog’s snout
Spouse of a reigning monarch
Slang for bewilder or confuse
Capital of the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia
20 Questions categories: animal, vegetable, or __
Conned, pulled a trick for money
“Magical” science of turning metals into gold

Puzzle 4

State of overwhelming, extreme happiness
Curl remover
Site of protein synthesis in a cell’s cytoplasm
Control the rate of speed
A tip for a waiter
Insinuating
Antibiotics kill them
Rock-thrower
Barely touching the surface
Clear colorless minerals for amateur geologists
Rome’s opponent in the Punic Wars
Euphemism meaning to die
People from Port-au-Prince

Puzzle 5

Roberto __, Italian actor in Life is Beautiful
Beethoven’s opera about a wife freeing her husband
Long epic journey such as written about by Homer
Make bigger
In a neat fashion
An overhanging mass of snow tackled by climbers
Abdominal organs
Where an apiarist’s creatures live
Titan sea god, son of Uranus and Gaea
Michelangelo’s Tuscan birthplace; a type of salad
Caribbean nation of 700 islands off Florida coast
Person on a long journey, traveler
Country where Frederick the Great ruled
Arrange and store documents in boxes
Circular glass lab containers; drinking vessels
__ and lemons, say the bells of St Clement’s
Vanquish by force
Poisonous element that causes Minamata disease
Scam artist, swindler
Smooth round stones found on beaches

Group 334

Puzzle 1

Blood feud
Regional capital of Tuscany
Fungi with white and cremini varieties
Kept out of the air
The Lion, the Witch and the __; book by C.S. Lewis
Severe windy snowstorm
Teaching a sport
Someone forcibly removed from a country
Private assembly
Red gemstone with a stellate appearance
Prolonged period of hotter than average weather
Relating to blood vessels
Tall hat worn by the Grenadier Guards
Denigrated, blamed, disparaged
Skunk pig from the Americas
Nike’s world-famous ad slogan
Someone with no title who marries into royalty
Mirage

Puzzle 2

Country that shares longest border with Chile
The Roman name for Portugal
A group that promotes a common interest
Branch of medicine concerned with brain injuries
Tropical cyclone storm
Overcome with sadness
Canadian city that hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics
Drugs used to reduce tension
Protection from medieval arrows
Without milk, butter, etc
Knick-knacks, figurines, baubles and decorations
Last ruler of the Inca Empire, executed by Pizarro

Puzzle 3

Evening prayers in some religions
Thickly-applied paint
Sony music device for playing cassettes
Japanese dish of raw pieces of fish
Legal rights on inventions
Waterfall or cataract
One who looks after a master
Authored Anna Karenina and War and Peace
Stop from happening
Hit with an open hand
Four squared
A liquefied petroleum gas used as a barbecue fuel
Makeup __, to take off facial cosmetics

Puzzle 4

Fast athlete
Small, old, cool star, can’t be seen with the eyes
Nocturnal snake-like fish that hides in crevices
Chaos, unrest
Pressure ulcers from spending too long immobile
Scandinavian city built in 1550 by a Swedish king
Gin and vermouth drinks
Wholly, completely
Apprehended by law enforcement officers
More than one patella
Radioactive element Po discovered by Marie Curie
1934 song that enjoyed astronomical success
The capital of Chile
One who brings home the bacon
Falsely called as an “unlucky” feline
Reading carefully, thoroughly
Rid the body of poisons or impurities

Puzzle 5

Put money into a business
The capital of Albania
Bilbo Baggins is one
Sincere, honest, open
Overused phrase
Famous airline of Australia
Ross’s on-off love interest in TV sitcom Friends
Long-term glacial period
Purpose, aim
Ancient tradition of nine days of repeated prayers

Group 335

Puzzle 1

Informal name for muscle dysmorphia
Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway fight about weddings
Not afraid to give one’s opinion
Swear word, offensive language
Social network game, with planting and harvesting
Shine it on a performer
Puppet created by Carlo Collodi
Purified
Celebration, revelry
Golf trophy won at The Open Championship
An advantage given at the beginning of a race
Musical instrument also called the mouth organ
Opposes head on
Basic, fundamental
Soft fabric footwear that covers the foot only
Thomas Carlyle called it the “dismal science”

Puzzle 2

The antagonist in Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice
Tall construction made of rotating blades
Place where a boat is anchored
Fleetwood Mac album with Go Your Own Way
Permeate, spread everywhere
Residential roads
Stopping; putting an end to something
Taken away
Zebras are covered in black and white ones
Soothing
Queen of the fairies, her king is Oberon

Puzzle 3

Places where apples are grown
Letter carrier
Property owner with tenants
Contagious skin infection, forms mouth/nose sores
New York theatreland, the “Great White Way”
Traitor or defector; flipping outer garment maybe
Roman charioteer goddess atop the Brandenburg Gate
Elicited a reaction from someone
Tufts of hair that swirl in different directions
Lover of King Arthur’s wife Guinevere: Sir __
Milliner
The scientific study of cells
Ran across a sports pitch without one’s clothes
Enemy of Optimus Prime
Absolute, with no question
Fried or toasted bread cubes in a Caesar salad

Puzzle 4

Writers of song words
Not invited, a presence that is not wanted
Hogwarts’s house identified by a snake
Tightest, most revealing clothes
Blank expression to avoid giving information away
Animal hormone that helps with sleep
Naval ship, usually under the water
Early, preliminary round of a sporting competition
Mars’s colorful nickname
Stubborn, strong-willed
War among the Greek gods
Fluent, persuasive speaking
Temporary substitute

Puzzle 5

Indian bay, shares its name with a big cat
Star of I, Tonya, Australian actress Margot __
These rings are a promise of virginity, fidelity
Deep violet blue color
Grievance against another
Japanese spicy “horseradish”
Large, bright-colored billed bird
Mocks, ridicules
19th C. Polish composer known for 21 nocturnes
Element with the chemical symbol I
Chaise longue that can be used for sleeping

Group 336

Puzzle 1

Fat Tuesday celebration
In golf, initial movement when the club moves away
Government with a small group holding power
Secrets are stolen in dreams in this film
Walkway beneath a road
Lengthens a piece of elastic material
Fabric for covering one’s hair
Distinctive musical theater gesture
He wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Bad breath
Nationality of someone from Taipei
“Come hell or __”, through difficult circumstances
Deftness, nimbleness

Puzzle 2

Lady and gent to share the cost of a meal
Show of boldness meant to impress
Nicaraguan counter-revolutionaries of the 1980s
Body used in science
North African capital, name means “Three cities”
Non-indexed computer networks and thus hidden
Fine coating of ice found on rocks
Skill, aptitude, competence
Long loose dresses, worn by men and women
French verse form of six stanzas of six lines each
It’s not normal
Cleansing liquid removes grit from visual organs
Shock suddenly

Puzzle 3

A corrupted representation
Humorous rhyming poem with five lines
Someone who supports a set of ideas
Once called Catherine Archipelago, the __ Islands
Commemorative object or event
Battling on horseback with lances
Roman leader who won the Battle of Actium
Arthur Read is this type of animal
Uncontrolled descent
One million sold records receive this status
Optimum
Color scheme of a painting
A cross used in maths to denote addition

Puzzle 4

Cleaning
Meeting space for higher-ups
Medical tests on red and white cells
Opponent
Catch unaware; hit unexpectedly
Jack __ was all work and no play in The Shining
Founding Father and second US President
Beating, overcoming
Outer layer of the skin
Skunk bear; Marvel superhero
Add-on; accomplice
Natives of Tirana or Durres, for example
Heating something up again
American-born wife of Jordan’s King Hussein
Deep pit worker
Formless, shapeless, nebulous
Thrill-seeker

Puzzle 5

Hardly, scarcely
Stages, periods
Not just a game, this is a gathering of monkeys
Beating someone in a video game
Tropical fruit and rum rhyming Curaçao cocktail
Ancient Italians
Canada’s second largest province in area
Painting technique done on wet plaster on walls
Cheerful, optimistic – in a musical way
Cloth sample
White dwarf star that emits radiation

Group 337

Puzzle 1

Guess without evidence, assume or suppose
Garden of artfully placed stones and alpine plants
African country bordering the Strait of Gibraltar
Manufacturing plant
Breaks in and steals from a property
Dionysus, to the Romans
Chinese philosopher, follower of Confucianism
Discussed, politely argued
Country where actor Keanu Reeves was born
Destination for those traveling by plane
Arch enemy
The ex-convict in “Les Misérables”: Jean __
High ranking army officer

Puzzle 2

Breathes
Child’s companion
Rod-shaped bacterium
Overindulgent, deadly sin
Swept-over men’s hairstyle for covering baldness
Billy Joel’s first hit single
Rubbery substance used in some implants
Recorded the features of a piece of land
Alicia Silverstone stars as Cher in this 90s movie
Coffee-flavored liqueur created with Jamaican rum
Prevent from
Acrobatic, fast-paced Brazilian martial art
Standbys in times of military need
About to happen, pending
President of People’s Republic of China, 2003-2013

Puzzle 3

Mute character in traditional pantomime
Drop a level, model or class
Respond with excessive emotion
The Statue of Liberty sculptor
Being representative of
Where the seat of a bishop is found
Metalloid discovered by chemist Clemens Winkler
Add commas, periods, question marks, etc.
Pieces of music sung by a man to his lover
To scold
Amethysts, emeralds, garnets, diamonds
Second life of a caterpillar

Puzzle 4

French city known for its production of porcelain
South African dried meat strips
Cutting back branches to encourage growth
Metallic element Bi, used as a lead substitute
First Norman King of England: __ the Conqueror
Protective clothing worn by a surfer
Young aspiring actress
Codenames, assumed names
Give false alarm
Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg __
Formal pieces of headwear, tall and black
Capital of the Western Roman Empire
Lead an orchestra
Gomez and Morticia’s son in The Addams Family

Puzzle 5

Current name for the city of Bombay, India
He abdicated the throne in 1936: __ VIII
Tattered around the edges
Stage name of the late DJ Tim Bergling
Dodged
Ice hockey players wear them on their feet
Street robber
Oliver Twist is one
The act of paying someone for the use of something
The spire on a castle
Every seven days
Preserving meat with smoke or salt
They use halos
Object or idea that becomes an obsession
__ Weasley, father of Ron, Ginny plus five more
Equality

Group 338

Puzzle 1

__ gains; spoils from illegal activities
Quill-covered herbivore
Prison escape
24 hour ceasefire during WWI: the __ Truce
Rich business magnates with political influence
Poem by William Blake: Auguries of __
Scatter these on cupcakes or ice cream
Nepalese city once known as Manju-Patan
TV sitcom about a company workplace
Cleanse, sanitize
One of the large pumping chambers of the heart
Person on trial accused of committing a crime
Spanish percussion instruments used by dancers
Encircles, encompasses
Number of pieces on a chess board
__ challenge, worldwide ALS cause
Handheld elastic catapult

Puzzle 2

Shutting a door loudly
American word for what Britons call a pram
Finishing blow
Convenience store on a small scale
Fan-shaped molluscs
Cultured, not considered vulgar
Largest city in Brazil
Aerospace industry’s corrosion-resistant metal, Ti
Thinking deeply and unhappily
Mandibles
Stutters
Warning signs
Revamp, modernize

Puzzle 3

Fried desserts with a hole in the center
Country bordering Costa Rica to the north
Secret places to conceal oneself
Put out a book
Principal wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten
Mammal that lays eggs
“__ itch”, infidelity urge and Marilyn Monroe film
B-52’s amorous dwelling
Dancing film with Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis
Making a high-pitched cry, like a mouse
A solid figure with more than 6 faces
Lapse, omission
Becomes acquainted with
Pain in the mouth
Country where Mel Gibson began his acting career

Puzzle 4

French high-kicking stage dance
Object at rest stays at rest, Newton’s law of __
Communicate
Pranks
Reveal to public gaze
Jostle, manhandle
Appoint someone to an official religious role
Restrictive undergarment
The river that runs through Baghdad
Compliment, congratulate, laud
Filmmaker James Cameron’s largest grossing film
Modus operandi
Italian city nicknamed Bride of the Sea

Puzzle 5

Vase occupants
Israeli lake, Biblical sea that Christ walked on
Dampen
Last U.S. President assassinated while in office
Nobility and composure
Saffir, scale that measures hurricane strength
Northwest __, sea route connects Arctic to Pacific
Ascertain spoken word without sound
Cold dish of raw seafood and citrus
Material from which baseball gloves are made
Puccini’s poet, lover of Mimi in La Bohème
Insanity, like King George

Group 339

Puzzle 1

Mix up a pack of playing cards again
One of its nicknames is the Lion City
Worried
Class below bantamweight in boxing
Adjectives and adverbs in grammar
Malala __, youngest recipient of a Nobel Prize
A cornucopia symbolizes this
Wavering, hesitant
Not having a will before dying
Cleaning vigorously
Long-tongued color-changing lizard
Can be detached
A design with repeated lines and shapes
Buttons, zippers, snaps, etc
Month when Swaziland celebrates its independence
A shift that starts at midnight
Henry the __, Portuguese prince and patron
Musical instrument listed first alphabetically

Puzzle 2

WWII novel set in Greece: Captain Corelli’s __
One who is held against his/her will
Rod Stewart No.1 hit of 1983 about a past love
Intimidate
Hole in a tire
To publicly support a cause
Supermarket counter selling summery cold foods
To remove hair from man’s body for cosmetic effect
It cures what ails you
Pink bird with a long neck and legs
Talking or behaving suggestively, coyly
Something does not __; forecast of disaster

Puzzle 3

Toss the rock and jump on the numbered block
Hitchcock movie about spying and romance in WW2
In __; something done sincerely or honestly
Fluent in two languages
__ up; fried eggs with visible yolks
Taking the core out of something
Drug that makes a person feel sleepy
Device to help music students play in rhythm
Lively, full of spirit
Paulo Coelho’s tale of a shepherd boy, The __
Tool for making holes without electricity
Small-scale representation

Puzzle 4

Plane operators
To make unauthorized alterations
“When Doves Cry” singer
Mel __, actor of Mad Max and Lethal Weapon fame
What fencers say when they touch blades
“Almas” from Iran, the world’s most expensive __
Standard layout on English-language keyboards
Audition, trial
Probable
City whose highest point is Lykavittos Hill
Repetitive movement when waiting for news
Permits
Fanciful behavior or humor
Underhand, shifty
Condensed water floating in the sky
Early writing utensils

Puzzle 5

Sewer’s protection
Chase and apprehend
Glue and material fixing a cover to a book’s pages
Hug, hold, envelop
Polydactyl ones have more than twenty toes
Dish-shaped receptacle for smokers
Trinidad’s sung genre mixes comment and patois
Odious, nasty
Desperately thirsty; describes the look of deserts
Figurines placed in ancient Egyptian tombs
Optical sphere on the face
Detailed navigation entries, a nautical diary
Small, portable grill

Group 340

Puzzle 1

Grapples with
The world’s lowest country
Sea-floor dwellers, both eyes on one side of head
Floating unsecured
Removes minerals from the ground
40 in the Italian language
A young waterbird with webbed feet
Generic name for the opioid antagonist Narcan
Baz __, film director of Strictly Ballroom
Demanded
Take money from the bank
Time in prison
Describes the varying lengths of skirts
What you are until proven guilty
Joseph Conrad novel: “Heart of __”
Holiness, spirituality

Puzzle 2

__ del Toro, The Shape of Water director
A glimmer of happiness to cling on to
Block-building game
Choosing not to participate
First disabled person to climb Mt. Everest: Tom __
Harsh-tempered or overbearing woman
The __, Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings part II
Show about Samantha and Darrin Stephens
Groups of atoms bonded together
Sacred writing or text
Prophetic, with foresight
Hide blemishes with this makeup product
Something liked over something else
Olive holder

Puzzle 3

Pursued
As September starts, the nights get __
Illuminated by solar rays
Four equal sides
Crunchy and light
Metal made by combining 2 or more metal elements
US president after whom a dam is named
Fancy name for book pages
Wooded area
Demand forcefully to have something
Term for three consecutive strikes in bowling
Continuous deep, resonant sound, like thunder

Puzzle 4

Seasonal wind in Asia that causes heavy rains
One in a series of a television show
African country with the largest Yoruba population
Austrian rolled pastry with filling, usually apple
Twist and turn
The largest planet in the Solar System
Field for a horse or pony
Isole __; Italian archipelago in the Adriatic Sea
Pretended, falsified
High-ranking naval officer
Alleges someone is responsible for a crime
Become smaller or less important, diminish
Language that has the expression “hakuna matata”
Travel in a stolen car
Stick for playing billiards
At a brisk tempo
Small house
The opposite of silent movies

Puzzle 5

The __, Chaplin film about the Klondike
Le __, daily tabloid based in French capital
Craft of picture-making with rolled paper strips
Copious amounts of food or drink
Margin between forehead and locks
__ Island, tale of buried booty marked with an X
Indian leader Gandhi’s first name
Of the eight original V8 vegetables, the main one
Unable to sleep
Country that has an annual Hogmanay celebration
Noisy, high-pitched dog toy
Chess world champ defeated by a computer: Garry __
Archaic term meaning shortly afterwards
Not having any discomfort
The bullet point after thirdly
Flight to __, Louis XVI’s dash to safety
Cat breed, not with a short coat
Country where Mahathir Mohamad was Prime Minister