Consett Magazine - May 2021

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Quick crossword no 14,860 May 2021 1

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Now the days are getting warmer and the nights are getting longer, people are spending more time outdoors with their pets. If you throw sticks for your dog or your dog manages to find their 24 own stick to play with, they could be in real danger.

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1 “Before” or “after”, say 1. (11) “Before” or “after”, say (11) 9.9 Spying Spying(9) (9) 10 Greek 10. Greekletter letterTT(3) (3) 11 Non-straight 11. Non-straightline line(5)(5) 13 Neatest (7) 13. Neatest (7) 14 Ascends (6) 14. Ascends 15 Panic (6) (6) 15. Panic (6)gang member (7) 18 Criminal 20 Part of a flower (5) 18. Criminal gang member (7) 21 Make 20. Part ofa mistake a flower(3) (5) 22 Total (9) 21. Make a mistake (3) 24 1982 Best Actor Oscar 22. winner Total (9) in Gandhi (3,8)

17 Portland’s state (6) Down 19 Path (5) 23 Brewery product 2. Tear violently (3)(3)

17 Portland’s state (6) 3. Adage (7) 19 Path (5) 4. Skimpy (6) 5. Walk (3) heavily (5) 23 Brewery product

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‘Stick injuries’ are a common presenting complaint at veterinary practices at this time of year and can cause 1 “Before” or “after”, all sorts of damage including broken teeth, lacerations say of the tongue and back(11) of the mouth and damage deep inside the mouth and neck where there is a lot of 9 blood Spying (9) important nerves and vessels.

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Worse still, if you don’t know your pet has been injured 11 Non-straight line (5) at the time, weeks later painful abscesses can develop 13 Neatest (7) a prolonged at the site of the injury which may mean course of medication, even repeated 14 orAscends (6)surgery, for your pet. The best way to avoid any problems is to NEVER 15balls Panic THROW STICKS, use or toys (6) to amuse them instead! If your dog picks up while you’re out onmember a walk, 18a stick Criminal gang take it from them gently and reward them with a treat, Partthem of asa this flower (5) in do not play tug of 20 war with could result the stick splintering mouth. If you think your 21in their Make a mistake (3) pet has been injured by a stick while out a walk, please seek 22 Total (9) immediate veterinary attention.

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24 1982 Best Actor Oscar www.princebishopvets.co.uk winner in Gandhi (3,8)

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2 Tear violently (3) 3 Adage (7) 4 Skimpy (6) 5 Walk heavily (5) 6 In succession (2,3,4) 7 Collector of shoreline debris (11) 8 Painted ladies, for example (11) 12 Pay back (9) 16 Catherine the Great, for example (7)

6. In succession (2,3,4) 7. Collector of shoreline debris (11) 8. Painted ladies, for example (11) 12. Pay back (9) 16. Catherine the Great, for example (7) Solution no 14,859 17. Portland’s state (6) R I C H T E A I B U 19. A Path A (5) U R A N G O O N 23. (3) C ABrewery M O R R product A P T B E S H A K R A O A S M E A D

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