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PUZZLES CROSSWORD No. 229


1 7


2 2 1 3 2 4


3 8


6 10 9 11


Compiled by Enigma 4


4 5 7 6 Across


7 “And all that famous harmony of ------ (Yeats: “The Sorrow of Love”) (6) 8 Cardinal Newman was educated at Great ------ School (6)


10 Jesuits found a cure for this in the bark of the Cinchona Tree (7)


12 14


14 19 22


17 20 16 23 21 13 13 18 15 16


11 Fishing net hung with floats and weights, pulled to encircle fish (5) 12 The ---- Tailors; “Whodunnit” by D.L. Sayers (4) 13 ----- church; type of wooden church built in Europe in the Middle Ages (5) 17 Pagophila eburnea, the ----- Gull, breeds in the Arctic (5)


24 25


Crossword competition Please send your answers to: Crossword Competition 2 October, The Tablet, 1 King Street Cloisters, Clifton Walk, London W6 0GY. Please include your full name, telephone number and email address, and a mailing address. A copy of the hardback Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (second edition, RRP £30) will go to the sender of the first correct entry drawn at random on Friday 15 October.


●The answers to this week’s puzzles and the crossword winner’s name will appear in the 23 October issue.


18 Old English word still used for a deep, narrow, wooden valley (4) 22 U -----; Secretary General of U.N. from 1961 to 1971 (5)


23 Location, in 449, of what Pope Leo called “The Robber Council” (7) 24 On west side of Roman Forum was built the Temple of ------ (6) 25 John D. ------; California oilman, financed Hubble’s great telescope (6)


Down


1 Early in the fourteenth century, Bertrand de Got took this name as Pope (7) 2 Professor, and sister of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux (7)


3 Surname of actress whose correspondence with George Bernard Shaw was termed “a paper courtship” (5) 4 A ------- circuit contains no source of energy (7)


5 A class of fat insoluble in water (5) 6 Tube fixed around each end of a shoelace (5)


9 Birthplace of Archbishop Peter Smith (9) 14 Hindu gods or goddesses in bodily form on earth (7)


15 Japanese ornaments formerly worn on Kimono sashes (7)


16 Legion of Mary prayer leaflet (7) 19 East Germany secret police 1950-1990 (5)


20 Units of power called after a Scottish engineer (5) 21 ----- theory; whereby tiny changes in complex systems can have major effects (5)


Congratulations to Jim Smyth, of Kilread, Co. Derry, winner of our 11 September crossword competition. His was the first correct entry drawn at random. He will be receiving a bottle of wine courtesy of J. Chandler and Co. Ltd.


Solution to the 11 September crossword


Across: 7 Pulpit; 8 Ardent; 9 Trio; 10 Imposing; 11 Obtuse Angle; 14 Just Deserts; 18 Goatherd; 20 Ruhr; 21 Devote; 22 No fish. Down: 1 Quire; 2 Aplomb; 3 Attitude; 4 Wasp; 5 Edison; 6 An Angle; 12 Emending; 13 Tutored; 15 Tattoo; 16 Tariff; 17 Chess; 19 Even.


SUDOKU Level: Challenging


Each 3 x 3 box, each row and each column must contain all the numbers 1 to 9.


Solution to the 11 September puzzle


20 | THE TABLET | 2 October 2010


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