18 AUGUST 1939, Page 36



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T. He had " sharp blue eyes, each like a pin " (3 words) (t 2).

8. A mixed dish (6).

9. They get people on in the theatrical world (8).

so. Wrote briefly in a brief postscript (7).

t. Fifty make the " gentle- manly " place sleepy (7).

13. Give the fish a morsel of food (9).

15. A good blow will break or make it (5).

17. They provide a change of features (5).

19. Too few for rain, but enough to denote discord (3 words) (9).

22. If the officer goes to sea he finds it prison (7).

23. Famous at cricket-or cards? (7).

26. A source of tintinabula- don (8).

27. Send a man to the prison referred to in 22 (6).

28. Saves two boundaries and a single (3 words) (12).

DOWN 1. He hasn't much staying power, though apparently gay (7).

2. This can be found in a hotel at Edmonton (8).

3. They are responsible for life's din (8).

4. " Whose game was empires, and whose stakes were thrones? " Whose table earth, whose -- were human bones? " (4).

5. Unfit on the old Under- ground (6).

6. I bled more, having got in- volved (9).

7. Brief definition of method of government (6).

32. This place makes one groan (5) 14. The implication is that Sister Susie's job was not a permanency (9).

16. Ainsworth (8).

18. Incarnation (6).

20. It's a bar to enlistment (7). 2! People are at cross-pur- poses when they express themselves through it (6).

24. Monsieur, I am myself (5). 25. Not much of a chin though all of it (4).