29 NOVEMBER 1940, Page 27


IA prize of a Book Token for one guinea will be given to the sender of the first corroa solution of this week's crossword puzzle to be opened. Envelopes should be masked with the words "Crossword Puzzle " and the NUMBER of the PUZZLE, ma should be received not later than firs: post on Tuesday week. No envelopes will be opened before noon on Tuesday. Solutions should be on the form appearing belo:v. The name of the winner and the solution will be published in the follow- ing issue. Envelopes containing solutions must bear a aid. stamp, otherwise they ge surcharged on delivery. Solutions from the U.S.A. cannot be accepted.]

ACROSS I. The German did the opposite of what he is attempting to do, night bynight (so).

6. It would have been more gram- matical had he said " It is I (4). IC. List! A rhapsody (9). n. Pertaining to an old German court (5). 12. Where the candle ends (6). 9. This Australian creature is never likely to have a dentist's bill (7). 15. It will make a date, Sir (7).

17. He asked if he was a dog (7).

18. Women have an eye for it (7). E. Cheap music and pirated at that (7). 23. Legend with an ill-defined false- hood (7).

24. Put on (6).

27. A very large family (5).

25. Not to be confused with the ways in (9).

29. It is frequently described as de- :irable (4).

P. One sort of old futurist (so).


I. Notto be confused with the man who " gets on the green in one " (4). s. " Keeping time, time, time, in a son of - rhyme " (Poe) (5). Twelve months with Edward (7). t 20. Agreement in various menus (ts). 5. They go from post to post (7).

7. Here " the play's the thing "; but the right one (9).

8. They are good at spelling (so).

9. This dashing fellow is particu- larly successful with potatoes (6). 54. Tales I must disguise (so). 16. Abstainers display it (9). 59. Ill amid the sea flowing back (6). 21. Definition of " Rule Britannia " (7). 22. He sounds like stirring leaves (7). 25. A giant in the City (5).

26. Everybody's erudition conceals a river (4).