23 AUGUST 1945, Page 17

"THE SPECTATOR" CROSSWORD No. 337

IA Book Token for one goatee will be awarded to the sender of the first correct colourist. of this week's crossword to be opened after noon on Tuesday week, September 4th. Envelope should be received not later than first post [hat day and must bear the word "Crossword," the NUMBER of the puzile and a 21d. stamp. Solutions must. be on the form below, and none can be accepted from the U.SA. The solution and the name of the winner will be published in the following issue.]

ACROSS

1. A- feast set the wrong way round. (so.) 7. Holloway seems the place for this means of travel. (4.)

9. It found in petroleum, but not at once. (6.)

so. Flower correcting the poets' state- ment that certain high-flyers sing. (8.) s. A united group habitually sat upon. (9-) 12. Turned straw. (50 14. Centrally palindromic fruit. (7.) 16. There is no sparing the "rod in his pursuit. (7.)

18. I'd a lyre, and how I played it. (7.) iv. In a mild way. (7.)

2.1. "If you prick us, do we not -? If you tickle us, do we not laugh? " (Shakespeare.) (5.) 22. Eating like the character who dis- covered Miss Pross was deaf. (9.)

26. Making runs, old style. (B.) 27. It sounds lllte a pre-war report about Bradman. (6.)

'8. "Richmond is on the -. There let him sink, and be the - on him! " (Shakespeare.) (4.) 29. Cede number. (Anag.) (to.) DOWN 2- Where one depends largely on a fluke for security. (9.)

3. Misgiving. (5.)

4. Yell a V-tune at last. (to.) c. Useless to say he doesn't count. (6.) 6. Yellow cornelian. (4.)

7. Confused ants split by passion. (9.) 8. The greatest stress. (5.) 13. Rarities are laid to happen once in it. (to.) t5. They certainly give one a hearing. (9.) 17. Nile agent. (Anag.) (9.) 20. It fits a weed to a t, if taken the wrong way. (6.) 22. " It's very odd that sailormen should wear those things so -." (Bar- ham.) (5.) 24. As the speed alters. (5.) 25. This apple isn't. (4.)