Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Crossword Puzzle - January 2014 Answers (Congratulations Denise Smith)

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner! Congratulations to Denise Smith (click on her name to find out all about her on Facebook).

Her answers reached me on Wednesday, 29 January 2014, and were the first correct answers I received. She sent me a message via my Facebook Page, and as promised, she gets a mention on this blog. Congratulations, Denise!

And now, without further ado, compliments of Denise, here are the answers to the January 2014 crossword puzzle:

Across
1 Lots of skill in something (e.g. Business) (6) - ACUMEN
6 Popular brand of yellow pens, razors and lighters (3) - BIC
8 Kay Carter, country music singer (5) - DEANA
9 A dome atop a roof (6) - CUPOLA
11 Adam's wife (3) -EVE
13 Jewish Meyer (4) - MEIR
16 Archangel (7) - GABRIEL
19 Of an item, only interesting because it's different (7) - NOVELTY
22 The Nanny (4) - FRAN
24 A shade of colour (3) - HUE
26 A Popular History of France (6) - GUIZOT
29 Bar of metal (5) - INGOT
30 Dirt (3) - SOD
31 The Tour de France finishes here (6) ELYSEE
Down
2 Romanized form of Chinese Zhou (4) - CHOU
3 Brand of energy drinks, bars, and cereals (4) - MILO
4 Capital of Chad (8) - NDJAMENA
5 Young buck made famous by Disney (5) - BAMBI
6 Something causing death (4) - BANE
7 Famous brand of cola (4) - COKE
9 A wheel having projections to transfer motion (3) - COG
10 Bar (3) - PUB
12 Unit of electromotive force (4) - VOLT
14 Become longer (8)- ELONGATE
15 Type of bread (3) - RYE
17 Language of the Ainu people (4) - AINU
18 Sports umpire (3) - REF
20 Elizabeth (3) - LIZ
21 Up to now (3) - YET
23 Beatles drummer (5) - RINGO
24 Christian Anderson (4) - HANS
25 Blyton (4) - ENID
27 Not quite certain (4) - IFFY
28 Long woodwind instrument (4) - OBOE

Hope you all had fun playing, and that you'll join me again for February's puzzle.

See you in a few weeks!

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