July 2010 Crossword


Crossword template for July 2010

By gizmo

Across

9 Old writer - old for sure - keeping in the forefront (9)
10 Brood on compass point inwardly (5)
11 Really good whipped cream, perhaps (7)
13 College head almost behind faculty building (7)
14 A film Noah broadcast anon (2,4,1,2)
15 Grain found in jungle, so it’s said (5)
16 Old ladies going after inert mixture of Vitamin A (7)
19 People surround UN representative (7)
22 Train from The Strand bishop vacated for Tory leader (5)
24, 29d Novelist cross - really cross - with university (4, 5, 4)
26 Behaves badly, given free rein to drink (5,2)
27 Fire put out by beginner at grill (7)
30 Little badger caught by camera, telescopically (5)
31 Fitness test set in stone? (9)

Down

1 Virtuous individual gets around company tax (4)
2 Beef mostly in bag (4)
3 Sir Lancelot set out, disturbed by the ringing of bells (8)
4 Magistrate corruptly releasing judge - it’s a disgrace! (6)
5 Mentally analyse rider: uncommonly touchy (5,3)
6 Hideous rash on graduate showing up at retreat (6)
7 Opposition leader has security over French place (8)
8 New Year frolics held around front of Holme, or in no particular place (8)
12 Former Unitarian leader admitted to Mass (5)
16 Chronicler of Sydney displays limitless realism over trainspotter’s clothing? (8)
17 Treaty covering Pennsylvania torn up by conservatives (3,5)
18 Stretch look adopted by lord (4,4)
20 Still, one drove into the distance (8)
21 One dressed in black turned up with the classical grieving mother (5)
23 Plague ship comes in in good shape (6)
25 Edit answer about head of department (6)
28 Missile starts to infiltrate Chinese bomb market (1.1.1.1)
29 see 24ac (4)

March solution

First correct entry out of SAM’s hat for the March Prize crossword is Jean V Leyendekkers (DSc ’90) of Caringbah NSW.

Honourable mentions to: Caitland Baker (BA ’06) Greymouth NZ; Anne Bryant (Douglas) (BA ’74) Artarmon NSW; Jo Cox (Clarke) (BE ’67 MBBS ’78) Atticus Cox (BA (Hons) ’06) Cheltenham NSW; John Ford (BSc Hons ’93) Leeming WA; Dinah Hales (BSc’65) Beecroft NSW; Hilary Hayes (BA ’55) Warners Bay NSW; Peter Macdonald (BSc (Hons) ’64 MSc ’65) Gentilino Switzerland; Jerry Perkins (BPharm ’79) Seaforth NSW; John Samios (LLB’70) Coffs Harbour NSW; Helen Somerville (BA ’59) Wahroonga NSW; David Standen AM (BArch ’52) Kelmscott WA; David Turner (BArch ’71 MDesSc ’97) Paddington NSW.

Crossword solution for March 2010