November 2010 Crossword


Crossword template for November 2010

By gizmo

Across

8 Offensive item I noted in speech (7)
9 Clever Dick foolishly tries to trap graduate (7)
11 Look kindly on university fellow dressed in fleece mid-September (7)
12 Ran through beer department head kept behind the Sprite (7)
13 Obssession with compound of ammonia? No! (9)
15 Part of engine is rubbish whichever way you look at it! (5)
16 Thanks to poets, we have old-fashioned tunics (7)
19 Environmental study of energy withdrawn when account is sent in (7)
20 Opposition leader flees wooden building seeking support (5)
21 Mentoring arrangement responsible for a lot of writing! (9)
25 Dance where clever people could get this far ahead? (3-4)
26 Get Bill some sheets (7)
28 Heteros can get knotted - take that! (2,5)
29 Craft Maori rebuilt accommodates returning American soldier (7)

Down

1 Device for spotting complex fraud won’t open (6)
2 Farm worker accepts initials of new name as standard (6)
3 & 16d Decline to visit Wentworth Park (2,2,3,4)
4 Humble faculty president keeps me in (6)
5 At times, East can be worked out at a rough guess (8)
6 Computer salesman, reversing, crashed in neighbourhood of uni (10)
7 Shoe with funny little toes has no middle (8)
10 Getting on with church official - extremely unprofessional! (7)
14 It’s simple to ram a university building (10)
16 see 3d (7)
17 Bishop put on crooked bets - they’ll have to be written off! (3,5)
18 Beaten and broke (8)
22 Lunatic mowed a field (6)
23 Wait to be relocated on an Asian island (6)
24 Intellectual’s quote on rising (6)
27 Part of university one can get into for a pound (4)

July solution

First correct entry out of SAM’s hat for the July 2010 prize crossword is from Claire Gillam (BEc ’01) Hobart, Tasmania.

Honourable mentions to: Cathy Ashcroft (nee Kennedy) (BSc ’66) North Wollongong NSW; Jo (BE ’67 MBBS ’78) & Atticus (BA (Hons) ’06) Cox Cheltenham NSW; John Ford (BSc ’93) Leeming WA; Elizabeth Irving (BSc ’67) Baulkham Hills, NSW; Christina Keith (nee Thomson) (BA ’69) Carina Qld; George Mackay (BA ’66 MA ’71) Concord West, NSW; Bill (CWF) Matthews (BA ’73) Brooklana NSW; Nigel Nettheim (BEc ’62 BMus ’90) Cheltenham NSW; Joanna O’Donnell (BA ’81) Bowraville NSW; John Samios (LLB ’70) Coffs Harbour NSW; Helen Somerville (BA ’59) Wahroonga NSW; David Stout (MA ’53) Ightam Kent; David Turner (BArch’71 MDesSc’97) Paddington NSW.

Crossword solution for July 2010