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bbotsford Police are frustrated at the lack of cooperation from witnesses after a roving brawl Saturday night between two groups of teenagers injured three youths, one of whom is struggling for his life in hospital. – JOHN VAN PUTTEN/TIMES “The most seriously injured is not doing well,” said Const. Ian MacDon- Police place a baseball bat into an evidence bag after a senior and a jogger ald. “He was basically struck in the head at both alerted police to its discovery. least once, maybe more, with a baseball bat. I would describe his condition as transpired. That’s extremely frustratcritical.” ing.” A second 19-year-old male, also sufThe melee first erupted at a rural fering head injuries, is doing better but home in the Sumas Prairie area when remains in hospital for an uninvited group dressed observation. in hoodies and balaclavas First reported @ A third youth, 17, was abbotsfordtimes.com crashed a party just after released with after being midnight. treated for a non-life threatening cut to A confrontation ensued and pepper his abdomen. spray was deployed. Investigators are getting very little in Police attended the scene, but youths the way of concrete information from from both parties had already dispersed. the dozens and dozens of witnesses at It appears a group of males communiall the sites where the moving dispute cating over their cell phones called each flared up, said MacDonald. other and regrouped in Clearbrook Park “We have a young man clinging to life for round two at around 1:45 a.m., said in hospital and as many as 50 people MacDonald. – victims or witnesses – at the various see BRAWL, page A16 scenes, and nobody is saying what’s

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An Abbotsford Police investigator photographs one of the sites in the Clearbrook area where a group of teenagers engaged in a brawl that has left a 17-year-old male in hospital with serious head injuries.

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iPods, concert tickets, Abbotsford Heat tickets, and restaurant gift cards. Jean-Paul Laube, the airport’s business development manager, said the incentive is set up to lure people into using the secondary airport rather than the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). “YVR is our biggest competitor for passengers,” said Laube. “We want to increase our share of those people. A lot of times people don’t think about the Abbotsford airport.”

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ission high school students dished up some Christmas spirit at Heritage Park Secondary School on Saturday. Leadership students from all three area high schools hosted a free Christmas dinner for the homeless and vulnerable members in the community as part of the third annual High Schools Have Heart event. Teacher Al LaFontaine said the teens served as many as 240 people all the Christmas fixings, including turkey, stuffing, veggies and pie for dessert. More than 100 students helped throughout the day in the kitchen and cafeteria, or handed out goodies and supplies for the guests, said LaFontaine. The teenagers and their guests benefited from the event, he added. “It’s a good opportunity for students to learn the reality of these individuals and see the breadth of people [facing difficulties],” said LaFontaine.

“The truly homeless attended, but there were also people with pensions who can’t quite make ends meet.” Students took the opportunity to sit and chat with their guests; hopefully, they took away a better understanding of the growing gap between rich and poor, he said. “It adds a bit more humanity to the whole concept of our community and makes clear all people have their own story. [Students] remember that.” Students also organized goodie bags, food baskets, toiletries, clothing and gifts contributed by local businesses, parents and community members and the HPSS cafeteria program. Grade 11 student Emma Critchley decided to take part in the event to get into the spirit of giving and serving others at Christmas. It was a shock for the 16-year-old to see so many children at the event. But kids’ faces lit up when they got their meals and gifts, said Critchley. “There were at least two kids at every table. It makes me sad to think

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about it, but it was good to bring them some joy,” she said. “It was very rewarding, and I went home and felt good I could bring that joy to people.”

wo local non-profit groups are semi-finalists in the Aviva Community Fund online contest – an annual competition that supports positive change in Canadian communities through a $1million donation. They now need your online votes to get past dozens of competing groups from across Canada to move to the final 30 to obtain their grants. Abbotsford’s Youth at Risk: It’s Tough to be a Teen, is competing for a medium grant of between $50,000 and $100,000. Run by the community’s police and firefighters, the program has young people tell their peers about the consequences of risky behaviour. Their messages aren’t sugarcoated and are made even more effective since they are delivered to teenagers by teenagers. The project is led by firefighter Martin Sunderland and police officer John Davidson committed to a goal of making Abbotsford the safest city in British Columbia. You can find out more at http://bit.ly/ozJI3e. The other semi-finalist is from Mission, the SAINTS or Senior Animals In Need Today Society, which is competing in the smaller grant category of up to $50,000. The Aviva grant would allow SAINTS, an end-oflife sanctuary for senior and sick animals, to care for the medical needs of animals that coming from homes that are broken because issues such as hoarding, substance abuse, inability to look after the medical needs of a pet, or medical or mental issues of the pet guardian. Link to this group at http:// bit.ly/nA2Oui. Voting for the semi-finals ends on Dec. 16 at noon, eastern time, or 3 p.m. local time.

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but it’s unknown if she was sexually assaulted or if she was drugged at the pub, said MacDonald. She believes she left the pub alone, Langley woman who was at a pub in but she may have met someone outside, he Surrey on Dec. 1 and found herself at an added. Abbotsford rest stop the next morning may “We’re engaged in different types of forenhave been kidnapped and robbed, but she sic examination of evidence. When you have doesn’t have any recollection of what actually disheveled clothing and memory loss, sexual happened, say local police. assault is a possibility,” said MacDonald. Now investigators are appealing to the The woman has had a medical exam for public for any clues so they can piece together sexual assault. Some results from the various what happened to the woman. forensic tests are pending while others are “We’re trying to fill in the blanks of what inconclusive, he said. appears to be 11-hour black hole in the memPolice are appealing to the public because ory of this woman. It’s a strange occurrence,” the best information at this point will come said Abbotsford Const. Ian from eye witnesses, MacDonald MacDonald. said. First reported @ “We don’t know if she fell in abbotsfordtimes.com The Surrey Centre area is a with someone, or if someone bustling place in the evenings, took her.” while the Bradner rest stop is also busy with The 37-year-old woman reported to police truckers and other drivers coming and going she had a few beers at the Central City Brew between 9 p.m. and 8 a.m., he said. Pub in Surrey on the evening of Dec. 1. Offi“We’re confident someone had come in cers later determined she left the pub around contact with someone who was disoriented. 9 p.m. We need to fill in the blanks,” MacDonald The woman said she woke up the next day said. at 8 a.m. on the grassy portion of the Bradner Major cr ime unit detectives of the rest stop, which is on the north side of Trans- Abbotsford Police Department would like to Canada Highway, a few kilometres west of the hear from witnesses who may have had conMount Lehman Road interchange. tact with or saw this woman at the pub, at the Her clothing was disheveled and she was rest stop or anywhere in between. missing jewelry, electronics and identificaThe woman is Caucasian, 1.7 metres tall tion, report police. (5’6”), 56 kilograms (125 pounds) and has She apparently set off on foot and hitch- long light brown hair. hiked home, where she contacted Langley She was wearing burgundy pants with a RCMP. green stripe and an army-style jacket. The Abbotsford Police and Surrey RCMP Anyone with information is asked to call the are now also engaged in solving the mystery. Abbotsford Police at 604-859-5225 or Crime The woman appears to have been robbed, Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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achieved, local property owners would a hydrant without adding expensive then be eligible for improved fire insur- infrastructure.” ance rates, similar to those with municiSince the accreditation has been in pal-type water supply systems.” place, Helmer said he’s received calls To obtain the accreditation, Abbotsford from the owners of average-sized resifire crews ran test cases for FUS observ- dences outside the urban core who have ers, transporting specified amounts of seen their fire insurance go down $600 water within set times, said deputy chief to $800 a year. Mike Helmer. The AFRS passed with flyDespite the accreditation, it’s still up ing colours, he said. to one’s insurance company to reduce The fire department premiums. If one carrier has been using tankers First reported @ won’t recognize the FUS for about 30 years in rural abbotsfordtimes.com accreditation, another areas or where there was insurance firm might. low water pressure, but until now had Helmer also noted that even with the not applied for the desirable Superior new FUS accreditation, rural fire insurTanker Shuttle Service status. ance rates still depend on how close Abbotsford has four water tankers, dwellings are to hydrants and fire staeach capable of carrying 2,500 gallons tions in Abbotsford. of water. The tankers can tap water He said the fire service may soon post from hydrants to take to a fire scene, or a map to show what areas may be elipump water from open ditches, pools gible for fire insurance rate changes. or streams. “In areas where we have no water ◗ Anyone with questions can contact system, we can get water to the site Helmer at the fire service office at 604as quickly as if we had water service,” 853-3566 or at mhelmer@abbotsford. Helmer said. “In essence, we’re moving ca.

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Odd thoughts basic truth that we all know that we all share, regardless of our underpinning belief systems: it feels good to be good, and you know you’re being good when what you’re doing makes other people feel good. There isn’t a legitimate religion that doesn’t share the down-to-earth values of peace and joy and goodwill to all mankind. The non-religious know it, too. To borrow a phrase from the antithesis of peace: There are no atheists at Christmas. Well, actually, there are – but you can’t tell them apart, because it doesn’t take a structured belief system to identify what is right. And Christmas is right. Or at least: what Christmas means is right. That’s not to say that the Christians have a lock on it. I’m heartened that every year the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali, has been picking up steam. And I’d like to hear a few more Happy Hanukkahs this year, too. There are lots of great festivals and celebrations that can be borrowed, begged, or heck,

even stolen to help spread happiness, peace, joy, and general well-being between, within, and among people. The only religions that are not welcome here are the ones that preach anything else. Fer cryin’ out loud! Who the heck is offended by Christmas? Sure, the whole Christmas concept has been abused and misused, particularly through commercialization. But if that’s your beef, think of (or better still, donate to) the organizations that focus on feeding and clothing people at Christmas, like our local Christmas Bureaus, and all year round, the food banks. Or go further afield, and think of the millions of people – mostly children – who could use a helping hand through a Christmas gift, like World Vision, or Red Cross (or Red Crescent – trust me, they won’t mind if you call it a Christmas gift when you help them to help others), Ten Thousand Villages, or any of a host of good-works organizations, religious or not. The only beef that most people who do good works all around the world all the time have with Christmas is that we let it end at the end of the day, and days like it aren’t celebrated every day of the year. Okay, Easter I could understand the concern. It’s pure, sombre religion, without the bunnies and chocolate . . . but Christmas?

t’s been a tough few weeks for the human race, and more so for the planet. As officials from the world’s nations gathered in the sunny resort town of Durban, South Africa, the consensus was that nothing will be done to avert or even lessen the effects of climate change. Even UN chief Ban Kimoon publicly admitted that a meaningful deal is almost certainly out of reach. The sticking points are nothing new. Developing nations, hungry for the energy required to lift millions out of poverty, don’t want to pay the price for a problem created by the developed world. Industrialized countries, in turn, are desperate to stabilize their fragile economies. Deliberately damping down growth is the last thing on their minds. Canada is neither hungry nor desperate. We have the opportunity to show international leadership on the most important challenge humanity has ever faced. But instead, we persist in being part of the problem – a big, growing part of the problem. Having already broken promises made in Kyoto, the government of Canada is making vague noises about “working towards” a new pact that will delay any genuine action for the better part of a decade. Nature isn’t waiting around. There is simply no doubt that the ice caps are melting and will have vanished entirely by the time a new group of politicians shrugs their shoulders over broken promises made in Durban. Rising sea levels are one thing, but the effects of radically changed temperatures and salinity in our oceans are quite another. Our children’s Planet Earth will be unrecognizable – and it’s our fault.

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At the recent Christmas breakfast “for the city’s movers and shakers,” Tourism Abbotsford claimed it generates $84.6 million in economic impact. But if Tradex is such a boon to our city why would we increase our already groaning debt load to fix something that is working? “Tradex currently hosts 90 events per year,” which means a sizeable fee from the vendors for their booth space. Also, plenty of revenue from ticket sales at the door. And $5 for every car parked. But none of that money flows into city coffers. I first noted that oddity in the city’s financial documents. In fact the city transfers $95,000 into the Tradex operating reserve annually. So how does Tradex, with 10 employees and 15 others who do set-up, parking lot and security (for low wages), generate $27.5 million in wages and 846 person years

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This is regarding recent articles on MP Ed Fast about how the government supports the farmers marketing boards while destroying the prairie farmers’ Wheat Board. The government claims they want the farmers to have a choice about who to sell their products to. The farmers made that choice years ago and have voted repeatedly that they want to keep the board – the latest plebiscite the vote was 62 per cent for keeping the best grain sellers in the world . The United States has asked Canada to kill off the Wheat Board saying it is not fair competition to the U.S. grain merchants. The board consistently gets more money for the Canadian grain than they do. Harper has promised the U.S. to dismantle the farmers Wheat Board but not the chicken, egg, milk and all other producer boards. There is not enough truth about this. Cornelius Bergen Mission

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here’s something about Christmas shopping old-style, walking down a sidewalk in the brisk air, saying hello to friends, that helps bolster that festive mood. Local shoppers can unwrap that joyful experience in the downtown cores of Abbotsford and Mission. Both towns boast an eclectic collection of well-run shops in their historic centres that offer goods not found in

George Ferguson Way to South Fraser Way, has about 70 shops with a surprising range of goods, most of them owner-operated. Mission’s shopping district downtown is a three-block stroll on First Avenue and area. Downtown Abbotsford lays claim to two 2011 business award recipients and several nominees. LAunch Menswear, the haberdashery

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Seven years is a long time to scour the lonely recesses of the Internet and Vancouver’s retail landscape for strange and sometimes disturbing Christmas gift ideas. But just when I think this will be my last “Dreck the Halls” for the Courier, I find myself rejuvenated by a rock and roll-inspired cheese grater, a Canucks-themed “slanket,” and a bacon-flavoured sexual aid. I guess I’m old fashioned that way. In addition to the aforementioned items of joy, this year’s edition contains an illustrated bong-building manual, a turntable-shaped scratch pad for cats and too many moustache-related paraphernalia to mention. The latter confirms my suspicion that my father was 30 years ahead of his time, and next year’s big trend will be frying venison while standing over the stove shirtless and swearing whenever grease spatters one’s surprisingly perky, pellet-shaped nipples. Merry Christmas.

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Handyman Randy Stratton guides glassyeyed readers through this wicked illustrated Popular Mechanics-style guide to making more than 40 bongs, pipes and hookahs out of common household items such as melons, coconuts, snow-globes, teapots and jogging pants. Actually, I made that last one up, but it would sure be sweet if you could make a bong out of jogging pants wouldn’t it? Dude…. $16.98 at Urban Empire, 1108 Commercial Drive, urbanempire.ca

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Moustache Baking Mold

Who doesn’t want to be reminded of greasy strands of facial hair or the cast of Barney Miller when chowing down on a plate of homemade baked goods? Moustaches continue their ascent to the top of the kitsch pyramid, overtaking bacon, with the Moustache Baking Mold. But let’s be honest: No matter how you cut it, eating a piece of moustache cake just sounds dirty. $16.98 at Urban Empire and Front and Co.

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Swine Flu Hanky

Pe r h a p s a little late in the game to be piggybacking—get it?—on the supposed Swine Flu pandemic of 2009, these fashionforward handkerchiefs come with an embroidered piggy and the anagram H1N1, which, if you think about it, gives a $29 hanky an added air of dignity. $29 at Walrus, 3408 Cambie St., walrushome.com

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noying bunch, and their owners more so thanks in part to their affinity for miniature sweaters, raincoats and cutesy names such as Al Pugcino and Pugsly Amis, which I may have just made up. The PortA-Pug adds another layer to this already trying dog breed and those who love them but are too self-involved to actually care for one. In addition to an absence of slobber and excrement, these easy-to-assemble cardboard canines come with a certificate of adoption, owner’s manual, dog bowl, dog bed, collars with ID tags, and fake food, water and bones. As for companionship? That’s why you have online avatars. $16.99 at perpetualkid.com

Hot Dog Coin Purse

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became evident that Miller wasn’t destined for that sport. He was out there trying to jump right bbotsford figure skater from the start, Geddes said. Tyler Miller has spun and He placed second at the Westjumped his way to earn a ern Challenge in Kelowna in ticket to the novice men’s divi- November to earn his spot at the sion at the Skate Canada National National Championships. Championships in “I am excited about Moncton, N.B. from b e i n g t h e re i n t h a t “A clean skate January 16 to 22 environment and “I like to skate fast would be nice, but around all those other a n d j u m p h i g h ,” skaters,”Miller said. said the 17-year-old I’m not going to The local skater is Abbotsford Figure proud of his double freak out about it.” Skating Club memaxel and says he usuber. He also trains ally picks up some four days a week in – Tyler Miller skater extra points if he hits Burnaby with Skate the jump correctly. Canada. With seven years Being completely training behind him, committed to the n ow i t’s t i m e t o g o sport is what sets out and put in a good Miller apart from skate. most teenagers. “I just want to skate “I g o t o s c h o o l better than I did at the until noon, and I challenge,” Miller said. spend the rest of “A clean skate would my day in Burnaby be nice, but I’m not training,” he said. going to freak out Abbotsford Figabout it.” – JOHN VAN PUTTEN/TIMES ure Skating Club There are many coach Stacey Ged- Tyler Miller is excited benefits to had from d e s re c a l l s w h e n about competing at the skating and comMiller first started National level in Moncton. peting, according to skating. He initially Miller. began the learn to “At the end of every skate program seven years ago competition you feel good about so he could learn the skills to [your performance] and see that play hockey, but quite quickly it your hard work has paid off.”

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Jumping high during training and pushing himself to the limits helps set Tyler Miller above the competition in his category.

Heat cooking with 5-game streak JOHN VAN PUTTEN For the Times

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ome was sweet indeed for the Abbotsford Heat, who notched two weekend victories to bring their winning streak to five games. The hometown boys capped off a 2-0 Friday night game against the Lake Erie Monsters with a 3-1 victory Saturday night in the follow-up match. Newly acquired net minder Danny Taylor impressed the fans with his first AHL shutout in a Heat jersey on Friday. The 25 year-old goalie has notched three wins in three starts with the Heat only allowing two goals. Forward Dustin Sylvester came out of the weekend with two goals, one in each of the meetings with the Monsters. In just two games with the Heat after dropping down from Calgary Flames, Roman Horak

notched one assist. “Roman is a really great player,” according to Heat captain Quitin Laing, whose Saturday prediction that Horak wouldn’t stay with the Heat long came true when the latter was recalled by the Flames on Sunday. Also heading east to Calgary on Sunday was Brett Carson who played four games for the Heat while on a conditioning assignment. Greg Nemisz made the return trip to the Heat after playing his first NHL game for the Flames in the 3-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers Saturday. He is third in scoring with seven goals and 11 assists with the Heat. Next up for the Heat are a pair of weekend games. The Heat are hoping to play inhospitable hosts to the Hamilton Bulldogs, the farm club for the Montreal Canadiens, on Friday for a 7 p.m. puck drop and

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Heat forward Guillaume Desbiens makes his way through heavy Lake Erie Monsters traffic Friday night at the AESC. again Sunday for an afternoon matinee at 1 p.m. which will feature the third annual teddy bear toss. Donations of toys and money

will be passed along to local charities. In the past two years the Heat have collected more than $3,200 and three truckloads of toys.

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Yale’s Sara Karath gets the ball to hoop despite heavy Mouat coverage in the senior girls final.

APD’s 54-team city tourney creates bonds through basketball JOHN VAN PUTTEN For the Times

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osting a 54-team, six division basketball tournament is not an easy task. The third annual Abbotsford Police City Basketball Tournament wrapped up Saturday, and Deputy Police Chief Rick Lucy was impressed with the crowds taking in the championship games. But more importantly, he appreciated the connections his department was able to make with the youth of the Abbotsford. “We are happy to see so many kids doing something so positive like basketball and choosing a crime-free lifestyle,” said Lucy “Our goal was to have it be a true city-wide tournament, and that was achieved in this, our third year. “We had a full round-robin in every age group.” Yale Secondary coach Euan Roberts was impressed with the early season performance of his team, as they took the senior girls title with a 68-47 victory over Mouat. “Jessica Collins played very well. She rebounded. She scored. She played tough defence, and she did everything we asked of her to do,” Roberts said of Collins’ 20 point performance Saturday evening. At this early point in the season, you can’t discount any team, especially one that makes it to the final, Roberts said. “With Mouat you’re lucky if they miss, but you don’t want them to get a second or third opportunity.” Mouat was crowned senior boys city champion with their 83-60 win over the Yale Lions, putting an end to Yale’s hope to claim both titles.The annual tournament started Wednesday with 54 Abbotsford teams and wrapped up Saturday, with all the championship games being played at Columbia Bible College. Winners in other divisions were: Yale taking the junior boys title with a win over MEI 54-44. The junior MEI girls took the title from Yale by 62-54. W.A. Fraser Middle took both Grade 8 championship titles with a 46-27 win over Chief Dan George Middle School. The Grade 8 ladies triumphed over Howe Middle 41-24.


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Teen seriously bludgeoned, partygoers won’t talk to police BRAWL, from page A1 Officers attending the scene found a 19-year-old with head injuries, and then got a call from residents reporting a group chasing someone down in Discovery Trail Park. The teenager who suffered the blows to the head with the bat was discovered and transported to Abbotsford Regional Hospital before being airlifted to a Vancouver hospital for emergency surgery. A third teen later arrived at ARH to get treatment for a superficial wound to his abdomen. From what little the police can gather from those in attendance, the conflict between the two groups has been sizzling on and off over time. But the information flow ends there, said MacDonald.

“This dispute has been going on people have elected to do the right thing for some time, but people are vague and tell us specifically what’s going on so about why, and who has done what to we can put end to it.” whom. Suddenly it’s a big The APD is now lookmystery.” ing to the parents of With the exception of “If they care about individuals involved parents at the home where the welfare of their or at the scene of the the party occurred, most of conflict to take positive the people in attendance at kids, they are going action. the disputes range in age “We asking parents to from their mid-teens to to encourage them to do what they are supearly twenties. posed to do and take a speak to police . . .” Police are worried the leadership role in their reluctance of people to kids’ lives,” said Macspeak will result in an esca– Const. Ian MacDonald APD Donald. lation of the conflict. “If they care about the “It is not to the benefit welfare of their kids, they of anybody to leave it to these two rival are going to encourage them to speak to groups to resolve,” said MacDonald. police and work with us to prevent other “It’s disappointing none of the young kids from being hurt and killed.”

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Central Langley,

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6595-20

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6605

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ACROSS

1. Leavened rum cakes 6. Stepped on 10. Arab outer garments 14. Positive pole 15. Sharpening stone 17. Atomic #38 19. Omnivorous mammal of C and S Am. 20. Records electrical brain currents 21. Without (French) 22. Mother’s sisters 23. An open skin infection 24. Long mucilaginous green pods

DOWN

1. The supporting part 2. Poker stake 3. Tennis player Bjorn 4. Rapid bustling movement 5. Centripetal 6. Wound around something 7. Sumac genus 8. Original Equipment Manufacturer 9. Alcohol withdrawal symptom 10. Unkeyed 11. Small water travel vessel 12. Family Formicidae 13. 3rd largest whale 16. Scamper 18. Container counterweight 22. (Largest) Peoples of Ghana 23. Unit of loudness 24. Double-reed instrument

25. Past tense of 23 across 26. Cereal grain product 29. Lack of normal muscle tone 31. Lean, scrawny 32. Work holiday (informal) 34. Abnormal breathing 35. Peels 37. Capital of the Apulia region 38. They __ 39. Linear unit (Span.) 40. More lucid 41. 6th largest Russian city 43. Fights a short bout 45. Ancient Olympic Site

46. Companion animals 47. Indian frocks 49. SE Indonesian island 50. The winged goddess of the dawn 53. Exchange of goods 54. Bird in a pear tree 56. A contest in which the winner is undecided 58. Tidal bore 59. Petite 60. Freshwater duck genus 61. A nasty smile

25. Sole genus 27. “Dynasty” actress Linda 28. Said of a maneuverable vessel 29. Macaws 30. Seamen 31. A women’s undergarment 33. Cost Information Report 35. Trims 36. River rising in NE Turkey 37. Soap blocks 39. Overnight case 40. Derisive literary works 42. Simply 43. 5th wheels 44. A furry animal skin 47. Burning of the Hindu widow 48. Actor Ladd 49. Bay Area Transit Authority

50. The boundary of a surface 51. A brutish giant 52. One who divines the future 53. Very fast airplane 54. Frying vessel 55. 007’s creator 57. 1/1000 of an ampere


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Abbotsford Times December 13 2011