25 SEPTEMBER 1942, Page 21

THE SPECTATOR " CROSSWORD No. 185 [A Book Token for

one guinea will be awarded to the sender of the first correct solution of this week's crossword to be opened after noon on Tuesday week. Envelopes should be received not later than first post that day and must bear the word "Crossword," the NUMBER of the puzzle and a 21d. stamp. Solutions must be on the form below, and none can be accepted from the U.S.A. The solution and the name of the winner will be published in the following issue.]


1. Not a person with an expert know- ledge of furniture. (8, 6.).

ie. Are the people who practise this guilty of cupidity?

ti. I eat dog in this.

12. After all they come before please.

13. Get a route from this. (5, 4.) 14. Not an affectionate encouragement to the oarsman.

16. How's that? No.

19. It seems a deadly garment.

25. One drug we might have had here. 23. It's just a pleasant walk. 25. Antony would have got plenty of ears here.

26. "By mossy brook, Or in the beached — of the sea." (Shake- speare.) Silly cat!

28. His forecasts are no longer published.


z. One who pronounces judgement on a disc?

3. A chequered career.

4, The Child of the Marshalsea. (3, 6.)

5. Dextrous.

6. He died with Headstone.

He painted " L'Homme au Gant." Is A worrying beetle.

c. Enthusiast's rations?

15. German gardener. 16. Headdress the precise opposite of the wind addressed by Kingsley.

17. To be distinguished " by his. cockle hat and staff and his sandal shoots." (4, 4.)

t8, Ducal jacket.

21. The voice of the cat-fish?

22. Where the original tough guys came from.

24. Change.

25. This is the task of 2. (3, 2.)