20 MARCH 1942, Page 21

tt THE SPECTATOR" CROSSWORD No. 158 B,ok Token for one

guinea will be awarded to the sender of the first correct ,,awn of this week's crossword to be opened after noon on Tuesday week. metopes should be received not later than first post that day and must bear the cmd "Crossword," the NUMBER of the puzzle and a lid. stamp. Solutions must e en the form below, and none can be accepted from the U.S.A. The solution cr.4 the name of the winner will be published in the following issue.]


1. The invisible soldier one so often opposes under a handicap (2 wds.) 5).

9. Black and white with a heart of gold.

c. A home in ancient Greece for the Countess of Pembroke.

i. Wherein Herrick liked a sweet disorder.

3 Lady darts in a cowardly fashion.

4. A mother hastened after the cat in the boat.

9. Charles Lamb's children.

r. Country of Croesus.

! Emporiums for shortening clothes? Inverness? (2 wds.) (5. 4).

1: What is this life if, full of care We have no time to stand and —? " (Davies).

t. Its all a mistake!

0 friend I was born changeable. Talent in a cop. (Anag.)


I. Little Constance can't stand being uppish!

2.11 sounds like a game for Cornish- men.

3. 18. A slight change from a Netherland man (2 wds.) (to, 3).

4 How the French do run on! Star orchids for cultivators. 6. "Our revels now are —." (Shakespeare.) 7. Dig a potato. 8. Many get the same backwards in the tribe 12. Pitiful.

14. " And my good friend the Will lend his horse to (Cowper.) x6. Activity at Endor?

19. Part of a Tale of Hoffmann?

2t. " Meanwhile the — ditties were not mute." (Milton.) 23. It's not at all odd at nights. 26. " And we have manuscripts in pea- cock styles by — of Damascus."