AUGUST crossword

August 24, 2022

Print out this crossword grid (see PRINT tab at bottom right of page), and use the clues below.

ACROSS

1) Infectious paralysing disease now eliminated from NZ.
4) Surprised: taken ____.
8) Rising prices across economy.
11) Lion’s call.
12) Miserable.
13) Climbing plant.
14) Goal.
15) He fiddled while Rome burnt.
18) Fragile.
21) Cried.
24) Declines.
26) Japanese robe.
27) Hero of The Matrix.
28) Get bigger.
29) Pain relief.
30) Take legal action.

DOWN

1) Discomfort.
2) Unwell.
3) Versatile songbird.
5) Heavy load.
6) Speech (Māori).
7) Hazardous.
9) High body temperature.
10) Student (Māori).
16) Staff.
17) Formal summoning (Māori).
19) What metal is doing in the rain.
20) Tiny six-legged creatures.
22) Where Bonnie Prince Charlie fled.
23) Confidence, under pressure.
25) ____ and fauna.

July answers

ACROSS: 1. Courageous. 5. Paw. 7. Data. 8. Mental. 12. Ashes. 13. Torso. 14. Nap. 15. Recycle. 18. Foot. 19. Tap. 21. Prongs. 22. Congo. 23. Emu. 24. Emails. 26. Booster. 27. Yes. 28. Apron.
DOWN: 1. Climate. 2. Rust. 3. Goal. 4. Odyssey. 5. Pray. 6. Whakapapa. 9. Narrow. 10. Abortion. 11. Veil. 16. Compost. 17. Coroner. 19. Tastier. 20. Artery. 22. Cubs. 25. Son.