DECEMBER 2023 crossword

December 5, 2023

Print out the grid (using PRINT tab at the bottom right of this page) and use the clues below. November answers are below the clues.

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ACROSS

1) Common group of antibiotics.
7) Night-flying insect.
8) Spending plan.
10) Set off on journey.
12) Spherical sense organ.
13) Male animal for breeding.
14) Make fun of.
15) Music performance by one person.
17) Ill deed.
19) Childcare venue.
22) Three states of matter: ___, liquid and gas.
23) Fly high.
24) Non-professional.
26) Violent weather.
27) Ate no food.
28) Cat (Māori).

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DOWN

1) Health-care consumer.
2) Bravery.
3) Related to the law.
4) Purpose.
5) Prolonged unconsciousness.
6) Telehealth services (Māori).
9) Ten years.
11) Number of these can indicate hospital size.
13) Male children.
16) Of advanced years.
17) Kaimoana.
18) Biting insect.
20) Base of tooth.
21) Tight-laced bodice.
24) End of prayer.
25) Russian ruler.

 

November answers
ACROSS: 1. Symptom. 4. Rubies. 7. Limb. 9. Numb. 10. Belt. 11. Novices. 13. Pastry. 15. Eyelid.
16. Gestapo. 18. Admission. 21. Unsure. 23. Anxiety. 26. Enlarges. 26. Renal.
DOWN: 1. Silence. 2. Pub. 3. Once. 4. Rib. 5. Babysit. 6. Satay. 8. Movie. 12. Cries.
13. Pregnant. 14. Rapport. 17. Tic. 18. Abuse. 19. Muscle. 20. Failed. 22. Rare. 24. Yell. 25. Few.

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