Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Crossword Puzzle - April 2015 Answers

Anybody looking for answers?

Well, you found them!

No, not the answer to Life, The Universe, and Everything. The answers to the April 2015 Crossword Puzzle.

Hope you all had fun filling it in. I promised that the winner of this month's crossword would receive a free electronic copy of my latest book, Heaven and Earth: Paranormal Flash Fiction. And the winner is...

Nobody.

Sorry the puzzle was so hard for everyone - or maybe you got it right, and were just shy?

Whatever the case, here are the answers:


Clues

Across

1 Writer, Hamlet (11) Shakespeare 
8 No problems here (3) A-OK
9 '80s mountain bike (3) BMX
10 Informal, you (3) thy
11 Grain or corn (4) curn
13 Joe Dever's monastic order (3) Kai
14 Precious stone (3) gem
15 The zest of a lemon (9) lemon peel
17 South African police (4) SAPS
18 Often eaten with gravy (3) pie
19 Soap (3) sud
20 On top of (4) upon
23 Mother Theresa (9) wise woman
25 de Janeiro (3) Rio
26 Slang for steal (3) cly
27 Expressing surprise (4) egad
28 Modern symbol of slavery (3) tie
29 Salty water (3) sea
30 To row a boat (3) oar
31 Dissipation of heat from the body (adjective) (11) thermolytic 

Down

2 Japanese Samurai sword (6) katana
3 Earliest ancestor of the horse (8) Eohippus 
4 Why is it blue? (3) sky
5 To do exceptionally well (5) excel
6 Of Einstein (11) Einsteinian 
7 Complete removal (11) abolishment 
12 Said while scratching your head (2) um
13 Afrikaans food (3) kos
14 Prefix denoting past tense (Afrikaans) (2) ge
16 Better than usual (8) especial 
21 Nocturnal bird's abode (6) owlery
22 To vex (3) noy
23 Broader (5) wider
24 Blind Discworld god (2) Io
25 Sun god (2) Ra
28 Also (3) too

See you next week, for the May 2015 puzzle!

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