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Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 10:30 am
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October 2 in 1 Crossword

Choose from the Cryptic Crossword or the Quick Crossword.


Cryptic Crossword
Clues Across
1          Hobo showed the way to be crushed underfoot (8)
4          Just a ray of light can produce a point of brightness (4)
8          Russian tyrant exposed in just a linen shirt! (6)
10         Hides the coats (6)
11         Is it excellent to begin to sleep in church? (5)
12         Begin to be a person (5)
14         Making a mistake by hesitating in front of the circle (6)
17         Ma, this act could lead to a condition of suffering (9)
18         The pirate sounds as if he’d give a dollar on ear (9)
22         Fantastic that the United Nations should be concerned with Capone (6)
23         Come in from his recent errand (5)
24         The king’s inside but will break out (5)
26         In return, exclude the accounts of the Egyptian charm (6)
27         Is back fast, and without speaking (6)
28         Medicine does make a change (4)
29         Open and not led round the water (8)

Clues Down
1          Throw into the ship (4)
2          A confused enthusiasm to take a flower . . . (6)
3          . . . as adaptable as the one I am surrounded with? (6)
5          It’s not funny to tease someone in their affliction (6)
6          Withdrew from the club – or joined again (8)
7          Ready for the signal (5)
9          Where the workers cannot be employed on a daily basis (5,4)
10         The lesser can achieve brightness (9)
13         Publish the result (5)
15         Fasten securely as the fifth tier is broken (5)
16         Ill-fated account employed about a rich leader (8)
18         Chances of fractures (6)
19         The secret society of one graduate in a hundred and fifty (5)
20         All show anger after about ten (6)
21         Cancel the order for the bells to chime again (6)
25         A group of horses would disturb the dust (4)

SOLUTIONS to October Cryptic Crossword

Quick Crossword
Clues Across

1 Very hungry (8)
4 Pace (4)
8 Part of the foot (6)
10 Refer to (6)
11 Rub out (5)
12 Strainer (5)
14 Fortification (6)
17 Shapes of the moon (9)
18 Gem (9)
22 Landing place of Noah’s Ark (6)
23 Viewpoint (5)
24 Send back (5)
26 Petitioned (6)
27 Lobster claw (6)
28 Sea eagle (4)
29 Showing respect (8)

Clues Down

1 Blonde (4)
2 Design of pieces of stone (6)
3 Covering for the arm (6)
5 Has confidence in (6)
6 Goes in front (8)
7 Spotless (5)
9 Introduced (9)
10 Find out (9)
13 Mistake (5)
15 Hurt (5)
16 Climb, crawl with hands and feet (8)
18 Edge (6)
19 Equipped with oars (5)
20 Punctual (2,4)
21 Pass (6)
25 Impudent child (4)

SOLUTIONS to October Quick Crossword

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