21 AUGUST 1936, Page 36

"The Spectator" Crossword No. 204.


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1. Wind worn on the head ?

2. What all- violinists would like to play ?

4. American frigate defeated by the English Shannon.' 7. Makes aches appear in groups.

18. rev. Both a vegetable and a flower.

19. A sty would be antiquated if it had this.

20. It's unfortunate that hatred should be caused by tiny - me, but there it is !

21. Doing the rounds of this monotonous routine won't get you anywhere !

23. Part of everyone's duty.

24. Fill empty tankards with fermented grape-juice. 27. An English hero familiar to wrestlers !

29. My first is unchecked in 21, my second in 35.

30. Dig at time-. (Anag.).

32. Sing about something of importance.

35. Indulged in counter charges.


2. Not the same archaic ma7mier: 3. rev. American. republic.

4. On the capital of this place 'depends the human race in Asia !

b. " Those who in quarrels interpose Must often . . . a bloody nose." 6. The time of day for balancing ?

7. rev. A river in the Netherlands.

8. Clip off with 25.

9. 29.

10. A gem of a girl !

11. No sad duet (snag.).: 12. A heedless person possesses this kind of a brain.

13. French author to be found in II.

15. Neutralize by contrast: 16. rev. Malicious Goddess.

22. " that should . . us There's a divinity that shapes our ends."

23. Quibble.

25. See 8.

26. " Here we will . . . , and let the sounds of music Creep in our ears."

28. This is found reversed around 24.

31. rev. Small island.

33: War decoration.

34. Brings me to a breathing space.