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Puzzles

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super sudoku To solve a Sudoku puzzle, every number from 1 to 9 must appear in: each of the nine vertical columns, each of the nine horizontal rows and each of the nine 3 x 3 boxes. Remember no number can occur more than once in any row, column or box.

1.

Australian Mitch Larkin broke the short course world record in 2015 for what swimming event?

2.

Brothers Jim and William Reid are members of which band?

3.

The actress and inventor posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2014 was Hedy who?

4.

Which city hosted the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference?

5.

Live on Earth is a live album released by which Melbourne band?

6.

True or false: in the movie Creed, the name of boxer Apollo Creed’s son is Adonis?

7.

Short-story writer, essayist and poet Jorge Luis Borges was born in which country?

8.

Which artist produced the Death and Disaster Series in the 1960s?

9.

Who writes the series of mystery novels featuring Inspector Lynley?

10. Which Australian city hosted the first Test cricket match played under lights with a pink ball, in November 2015? No. 974

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Crossword No.3525

0912

DOWN 1 Campaigner's motivation 2 Fellow (UK informal) 3 Tent of indigenous American 4 Avaricious 5 Deviate 6 Dirty 7 Apply adhesive 9 Reorganise into position 11 Measuring instruments 13 Parent (informal) 15 Small ensemble 20 More furtive 22 Form of public transport 23 Of highest quality 24 Hereditary 26 Wall bracket for light 27 Hobbled 28 Aspects 29 Shelter for dogs 31 Do exam 32 Move smoothly 34 Provoke 37 A social elite

ACROSS 3 Most slim and fit 8 Worship 10 Wander 12 Take notice of 14 Narrow band of colour 16 Abrasive material 17 Permit 18 Require 19 Ascend 21 Sort 22 Having a paler hair colour 24 Fellow 25 Shoe accessories 28 Simulated 30 Dark blue 31 Japanese alcoholic drink 33 Self esteem 35 Having healing properties 36 Poem of fourteen lines 38 Adolescent 39 Mexican food 40 Trample 41 Fiascos

No. 973

No. 974

answers

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No. 973

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