25 APRIL 1941, Page 23

THE SPECTATOR" CROSSWORD No. 111 A prize of a Book

Token for one guinea will be given to the sender of the first rea solution of this week's crossword puzzle to be opened. Envelopes should be wrIted with the words "Crossword Puzzle" and the NUMBER of the PUZZLE, a &gad be received not later than first post on Tuesday week. No envelopes will opened before noon cm Tuesday. Solutions should be on the form appeasing .0, The name of die winner and the solution will be published in the follow- , dux. Envelopes containing solutions must bear a 2111. stamp, otherwise they surcharged on delivery. Solutions from the U.S.A. cannot be accepted.]


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1. Hosier crept into this dis- guise (Ix).

9. Influences (7).

to. A woman at the beginning of the century has a warlike reputation (7). n. Troops of a sort which might have spent their time as musical instructors (to).

12 and 21. Confused gas not after all (to).

14. Dickensian nipper, one might think (5). 15. Evidently the rules are not broken by the quarry (2 words) (4, 4).

17. Take one out of the middle to make them shorter (8). 19. They get collared (5).

22. Return the metal? Neither do I (4)- 23. Angel tins a collection of cold food (to). 26. A thousand under .the weather ; and writing about it? (7). 27. Briefly stating that the bats- man, being dismissed; dis- played bad temper (7). 2.S. Meaning that the passengers agreeably impress the con- ductor? (2 words) (5, 6).

DOWN I. Art capsizes on it (5).

2. Stop the chorus (7).

3. Found on a new watch, all the same (2 words) (6, 4). 4. Operatic huntsman (6). 5. I sob and I turn into glass ACROSS 6. If nowhere else he had a girl on the stage (4).

7. Nineteen and elevenpence in relation to a pound, it seems, is bankruptcy (9). 8. A companion in arms rises to a little science (6).

13. A fitting description of what England last made at the Oval (2 words) (5, 5).

14 Could he enlist as a private? (2 words) (6, 3). x6. "Old times were changed, old manners gone ; A filled the Stuarts' throne" (Scott) (8). t8. A recruit for the flying corps? (6). zo. Good-bye to the tin-say it with music (7).

21. See 12.

24. A grave affair in ancient Greece (5). 25. The tribesman has dropped the rubbish (4).