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Horowhenua Chronicle

Friday, October 11, 2019

CROSSWORD

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DECODER

Each number

letter of the alphabet. Write the given letters into all squares with matching numbers. Now work out which letters are represented by the other numbers. As you get the letters, write them into the main grid and the reference grid. Decoder uses all 26 letters of the alphabet.

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ABCDE FGHIJKL MNOPQRSTUV WXYZ

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How many words of three or more letters can you make, using each letter only once? Plurals are allowed, but no foreign words or words beginning with a capital. There’s at least one six-letter word. Good 17 Very Good 20 Excellent 23

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Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 to 9.

Black out squares to reveal a completed grid All puzzles © The Puzzle Company

WORDBUILDER

BLACKOUT A L A R I A N N L D G I L T L E A O V E R M I A P R O M P T U O I T Z E R O E E N E N D E D

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CROSSWORD

A I R C R A F T M E E O T E M G A R B L E I R E L H E T T O S T O M R U E V P E E V E F R O L R R O L D H A N D S E E U E D E F E W R I T E

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Learn, 12. Idiot, 13. Deter, 16. Perish, 17. Twitch, 19. Orate, 20. Gnarl, 21. Scour, 22. Eagle.

Exalt, 15. Skint, 18. Tongue-twister, 23. Safari, 24. Trough, 25. Sac, 26. Health, 27. Horde. Down: Across: 1. Power, 4. Unfurl, 7. Air, 8.

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SUDOKU

B I O G R A P H E R

DECODER 22

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R R I T V I M B E X E

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A N G L O A O O Z E D

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L Q C Q Q L R C H G N

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A N D E A M P U T E E

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M T E L M H K A E O F

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D Q L C O V E R S E E

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T Z B K T J V H D K D

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F O R E S E E C N E Z

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A Z A I R V E R A G E

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R E G R O U P E H U T

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WORDBUILDER

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A W T X H R F N O G E

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I B I O G R A P H E R

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Ale, all, ate, awl, eat, ell, eta, lat, late, law, lea, leal, let, tael, tale, tall, taw, tea, teal, tell, wale, wall, WALLET, weal, well, welt, wet.

BLACKOUT

5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Y T 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 R

DOWN 1. Carpenter’s tool (5) 2. Faint smell (5) 3. Scallywag (6) 4. Child; sea creature (6) 5. Lint (5) 6. Hoist (5) 10. Syrupy (5) 11. Memorise (5) 12. Fool (5) 13. Discourage (5) 16. Expire (6) 17. Spasm (6) 19. Give formal speech (5) 20. Knotty protuberance (5) 21. Clean by rubbing hard (5) 22. Bird of prey (5)

ACROSS 1. Might (5) 4. Open out (6) 7. Ventilate (3) 8. Tooth decay (6) 9. Relative (6) 10. Smugly complacent (4-9) 14. Praise, glorify (5) 15. Broke (colloq) (5) 18. 23. Hunting expedition (6) 24. Gutter (6) 25. Pouch (3) 26. Wellbeing (6) 27. Multitude (5)

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