MAY 2023 crossword

May 29, 2023

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

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ACROSS

1) Money expert.
5) Neat.
7) Needs sharpening before you write with it.
8) It points north.
9) Where the baby Jesus slept.
10) Convert to different language.
15) Peculiar.
17) Joint comprising head of humerus, clavicle and scapula.
19) Correct.
20) Speed.
21) A tree’s blood.
23) Harakeke.
24) Dish.
26) Very contagious viral disease.
27) The cat sits in front of it in winter.

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DOWN

1) Advanced skill.
2) Possesses.
3) Eyes may water when chopping these.
4) Unwell.
5) Ancestors (Māori).
6) Go downwards.
9) Myself.
11) Much ___ About Nothing, by Shakespeare.
12) Large spoon.
13) Very scared.
14) Puzzles of interlocking pieces.
15) Porridge is made of these.
16) Moist.
18) Distressed.
20) Cut in two.
22) Mistreat.
25) Female sheep.

APRIL ANSWERS
ACROSS: 1. Petition. 4. Scarf. 7. Our. 8. Valve. 9. Acorn. 10. Reduce. 12. Mentor. 13. Sob. 15. Common. 18. Beds. 19. Kaumātua. 20. Tūī. 21. Poi. 22. Diagnosis. 23. Ham.
DOWN: 1. Progress. 2. Tar. 3. Novice. 5. Alto. 6. Ferns. 8. Vacancy. 9. Autonomous. 11. Debrides. 12. Mum. 14. Karakia. 16. Moa. 17. Autopsy. 18. Beach. 19. Kings. 20. Twig.

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