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Discworld Crossword

Postby poohbcarrot » Wed Feb 25, 2009 1:56 pm

Well, the cryptic A-Z quiz was quite popular so I thought I'd have a go at making a crossword.
Fill in the whole grid with letters, the black lines mean letters are not connected.
I've double checked it and think it's OK.

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Across

1 & 4 Copper saves Mim
7 Writer initially sounds like a wigwam - half
11 Oxtail for the king
12 Drug found in drugs laboratory
13 Ogre be changed into an animal changer
15 Jackrum when he was a boy
17 90 degrees missing makes only half a wizard
18 Russian "ov" in Dwarfish
19 The fruit bat is 100.
20 Susan's chum sounds like a fast German
21 Initially a backward football team two times for a dancer

Down

1 Bunches of holly contain drink for the butler
2 Question small hesitation in created book
3 I lost the city
5 "Wherefore art thou Romeo?" asked Gretelina.
6 It's Nobbs - strange wizard
8 Not fussy who he steals from
9 Angua's baby
10 Teacher who betrayed her school
12 Cockney takes a look at footwear
14 Sounds like swamp dragon with note for troll's wife
16 Half a baker round bread missing
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 25, 2009 2:05 pm

I'm printing it off now and will have a bash later. :wink:
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Postby cols » Wed Feb 25, 2009 4:34 pm

:D Thanx Poohbcarrot , a bit of quiz therapy is just what the doctor ordered. :D :D
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:33 pm

Nearly - done. I've got about three left. :?
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 25, 2009 5:46 pm

The answers are in invisible ink. Highlight the end of the question to reveal. :D

Across

1 & 4 Copper saves Mim - Sam Vimes
7 Writer initially sounds like a wigwam - half - Pratchett
11 Oxtail for the king - Soup
12 Drug found in drugs laboratory - Slab
13 Ogre be changed into an animal changer - Greebo
15 Jackrum when he was a boy - Girl
17 90 degrees missing makes only half a wizard - Cut
18 Russian "ov" in Dwarfish - Son
19 The fruit bat is 100. - Years
20 Susan's chum sounds like a fast German - Snell
21 Initially a backward football team two times for a dancer - Tutu??

Down

1 Bunches of holly contain drink for the butler - Spriggins
2 Question small hesitation in created book - Maskerade
3 I lost the city - Sto Helit
5 "Wherefore art thou Romeo?" asked Gretelina. - Mellius
6 It's Nobbs - strange wizard - Stibbons
8 Not fussy who he steals from - Rob
9 Angua's baby - Cub
10 Teacher who betrayed her school - Traitor
12 Cockney takes a look at footwear - Sock
14 Sounds like swamp dragon with note for troll's wife - Beryl
16 Half a baker round bread missing - Iron


Thanks for doing this Poohbcarrot - it really exercised the old grey matter. :)
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:58 pm

Just to say that I'm not at all sure about 21 Across... :?
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Postby poohbcarrot » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:11 pm

That's because your 21 across is incorrect! :)
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:18 pm

Back to the drawing board - are the others right? :?
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Postby poohbcarrot » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:33 pm

Yep.
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Postby Tonyblack » Wed Feb 25, 2009 11:25 pm

How about:
Va Va - as in Miss Dixie Voom?
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Postby poohbcarrot » Thu Feb 26, 2009 12:44 am

100% correct
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