22 DECEMBER 1939, Page 33


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males get a high card (6).

12. Newton's unexpected but highly fruitful inheritance (8).

13. They like to be warmed

up before singing (7).

15. Concerning trams

i n

reverse (7).

18. Miss Wheeler, perhaps (8).

2o. Held fast (6).

22. These are not to be

fused with Lamb's con- Tales from Shakespeare (2 words) (to, 5).

23. It makes Alan go (6).

24. The redskin goes about morning (8). DOWN r. Some of the many who are called, (6).

2. Won't stop this thief (15).

3. Historically it sounds an ungrammatical, if simple, statement about Adam (2 words) (4, 4)- 4. Source of marine inspira- tion? (7).

ACROSS 8. What had Keats, asked Browning (8).

9. They can be made to rest (6).

to. Essentially what a globe- trotter does (15).

I1. It's threatening when s. A type of people, or peep c of types (6).

6. Place of poetic pilgrimage (3 words) (9, 2, 4).

7. He seems qualified to represent the University (2 words) (4, 4).

14. An unstated number of

aircraft one makes clear


16. Not the record of Scion

Merriman's family (2 words) (5, 3).


Thrash (7).


Black Scot of the road (6).

21. Out they go (6).