11 DECEMBER 1936, Page 46

"The Spectator" Crossword No. 220


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6. What has to contend with the very vault of heaven ! 10. One of a pair of hooks to grapple goods.

14. "For of all . . . words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these : It might have been ! ' "

15. Use no dishes which being broken up would result in this frightfulness !

16. The right kind of war-cloak !

17. Horace wrote many.

18. Blunt..

20. rev. A swinish metal !

22. Even when added makes an odd result.

23. Taint no pal (anag.).

25. A good author for uplift ! 27. Vowels, 28. A satellite that has to move listlessly.

30. This is what 10 does.

32. A low-bred dog consumed. 34. Comes safely through a journey-because of this protection against wind and rain ?

DOWN 1. One at war with society. 2. What you might call the forty winks of a child ?

3. rev. Box theatrically ? 4. "The fly that sips treacle is ... in the sweets."

5. What the derivation of this uninformed person is, we do not know.

6. This fellow for the most part has a good 'reputation- though you may not like him around !

7. rev. Sculptural gypsum.

8. "We are ne'er like angels till our . . . dies."

0. rev. This squeamish person always ends up by being coarse.

11. Exposed to.

12. Provoking plants!

13. Chaperons.

19. "Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot Which men call . . ."

21. rev. The great foe of Carthage.

24. rev. Honey-buzzard. 26. Through.

29. To sing about this will be mounting to 8 great height.

30. rev. Jot with 33.

31. Does without any exterior. 33. rev. See 30 down.