" THE SPECTATOR " CROSSWORD No. 487 [A Book Token
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1. Deceptive sweet: (6.) 5. It might, but probably doesn't, con- tain jumpers. (6.) 10. Applaud the directors. (9.) 11. Characteristic of a group of lions.
(5.) 12. By deduction Hamlet thought himself too much so. (6.) 13. Left threatening. (8.) 15. Dogs moan in this place when con- fused. (3, 7.) 17. In the end I make her. (4.) 19. Uncommon. (4.) 20. Hope master! (Anag.). (10.) 23. Stage Corsicans. (8.) 24. Many have a walk-over in this game. (6.) 27. Rush was really a devil. (5.) 28. A gift one should cultivate. (9.) 29. One thing one can't do with a para- chute. (6.) 30. They seldom alter. (6.)
2. Russian order. (5.) 3. The author of " The Bridge of Sighs " was not always mature. (8.) 4. Statesman 14 lbs. short. (4.) S. Add nothing in this place. (10.) 6. Gastric juice shows no lack of go (6.) 7. " Man's love is of man's life a thing apart, 'Tis woman's whole - (Byron). (9.)
8. The sound of a cough in a ship. (6.)
9. Scene of a famous crossing where the cart is put before the horse. (6.) Realm of people who drop hints? (10.) Cat I scorn (anag.). (9.) Lively. (8.)
What to expect.from a buffer? (6.) " Dire combustion and confused -. New hatch'd to the woeful time "
(Shakespeare). (6.) How much to fill a glass? (6.) " Sleep - upon thine eyes, peace in thy breast " (Shakespeare). (5.) Bivalve among the bells. (4.)