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Barnsley Independent, Tuesday, July 16, 2019 –

SUDOKU

3 5 4 8 1

5 1 9 2 5 7 1 4 9 1 7 8 5 3 6 9 2 4 9 3 5 4 9 8 3

3 5 9 2

MISSING LINK 5 1 7 1 6 8 4 8 4 9 6 6 5 1 3 3 7 5 2 9 3 8

8 1 2

Each pair of words has a missing word between them that acts as a link to both (eg FRONT - DOOR - MAT). The shaded squares of the six answers (reading downwards) will spell out a random word.

FLAT

EVEN

COUNTRY

BELT

LANDING

NAME

MAKE

THING

PEAT

STITCH

SOFT

BIN

4

There is just one simple rule in Sudoku. Each row and each column must contain the numbers 1 to 9, and so must each 3x3 box. This is a logic puzzle, and you should not have to guess.

PREVIOUS ISSUE’S SOLUTION: Wild, times, sketch, elbow, mind, cycle Spellout: DECODE PREVIOUS ISSUE’S SUDOKU SOLUTION:

DOUBLE CROSSWORD 1

2

3

4

7

5

6

8

9

7 8 4 3 2 9 1 5 6

2 6 8 1 5 3 9 4 7

3 4 9 7 6 8 2 1 5

5 7 1 9 4 2 6 3 8

1 5 6 8 7 4 3 2 9

8 9 7 2 3 1 5 6 4

4 3 2 5 9 6 8 7 1

3 1 5 2 7 6 9 4 8

9 6 4 8 3 5 2 7 1

8 2 7 4 9 1 6 3 5

1 8 2 5 4 3 7 9 6

4 7 3 6 8 9 5 1 2

5 9 6 1 2 7 3 8 4

6 4 9 7 1 2 8 5 3

2 3 1 9 5 8 4 6 7

7 5 8 3 6 4 1 2 9

Using all nine letters provided, can you answer these clues? Every answer must include the central letter. Which word meaning ‘encompassing’ uses all nine letters?

12 13 14

6 1 3 4 8 5 7 9 2

WORD BUILDER

10

11

9 2 5 6 1 7 4 8 3

15

16

17 18

19

20

21

5 letters Frenzied, crazy Ground meat Hocus‑pocus, wizardry Model of Nissan car Pre‑meal prayer

Frown Hellenic Light rifle 8 letters Prussian

6 letters Bizet opera Competing at speed Movie house Offa’s region Road arch 7 letters Chest bones

M

A

N

R

C

B

I

G

E

PREVIOUS ISSUE’S SOLUTION: Stern Sting Glint Stile Resit Silent String Gently Listen Insert Resting Singlet Ringlet Sterling Restyling

QUICK CLUES

CRYPTIC CLUES

DOWN 1 Fuss (7) 2 Needle case (4) 3 Famous lady of Coventry (6) 4 Charcuterie item (6) 5 Mexican pancake (8) 6 Ambassador (5) 12 Advance (8) 13 Hebridean nature reserve (2,5) 15 All but (6) 16 Anomaly (6) 17 Duck away (5) 19 Car for hire (4)

13 Last kid removed from remote isle (2,5)

ACROSS 7 Skin painting (6) 8 Be filled (with) (6) 9 Long skirt (4) 10 Dormancy (8) 11 Rioja grape (11) 14 Realistic (4,2,5) 18 Given too much money (8) 19 Drudgery (4) 20 Prayer book (6) 21 Formal jacket (6)

19 Work steadily until 1.50 (4)

15 All but Nigerian leader to advance (6)

20 Religious book for girl, a

16 Peculiar thing, rum, it goes to your head (6)

PREVIOUS ISSUE’S SOLUTION:

ACROSS 7 Edinburgh show of arms, shown on arms! (6) 8 A spring to flourish (6) 9 Highest skirt if parent’s not there (4) 10 Lack of movement in war (8) 11 Grape trickled badly in time (11) 14 Where things descend to if unpretentious? (4,2,5) 18 Provide a contortionist, given too much money (8)

novice (6)

DOWN 1 Friend to declare rigmarole (7) 2 Case starts to expand taking underwear inside (4) 3 Leave prima donna for Coventry lady (6) 4 I’m, sadly, up for sausage! (6) 5 Mexican pancake for cooking rota – dig in! (8) 6 Resentment around, ring diplomat (5) 12 Journalists round top of road go backwards, and go forwards (8)

17 Keep away from a chasm (5)

21 Outed about ten in smart suit (6) 19 Cab – put levy on one (4)

ACROSS: 7 Primer 8 Action 9 Ears 10 Bodleian 11 Persistence 14 Bricklayers 18 Redolent 19 Puck 20 Nudist 21 Escape

DOWN: 1 Treated 2 Emus 3 Probes 4 Paddle 5 Stretchy 6 So far 12 Sardonic 13 Triceps 15 Create 16 Lather 17 Rebut 19 Pace

MORE GREAT PUZZLES NEXT WEEK!

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