OCTOBER 2023 crossword

October 12, 2023

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

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ACROSS

1) Rising price of goods and services.
5) Seaweed.
9) Green fragrant fruit.
10) Water-borne gastro illness.
11) Concealed.
14) Possessing.
17) Floor covering.
19) Shed tears.
20) Horse (Māori).
22) Indian flatbread.
24) Main artery.
25) Dangerous situation.
26) Aroha.
29) Colloquial thankyou.
30) Biblical leader, ark-builder.
31) Small branches.

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DOWN

1) Raging fire.
2) Religious belief.
3) Stay away from.
4) Grown without artificial chemicals.
6) Finishes.
7) Karakia.
8) Soldiers on horseback.
12) Tribe (Māori).
13) Return to illness.
15) Anti-coagulant drug.
16) Worldwide.
18) Not typical.
21) On one occasion.
23) Stadium.
27) Promise.
28) ‘Two of __’. Opening track on Beatles’ Let It Be album.

September answers
ACROSS: 1. Theatre. 4. Paella. 7. Moon. 8. Broom. 9. Dip. 11. Urgent. 13. Pain.
15. Again. 16. Pea. 18. Widen. 20. Pit. 21. Backlash. 24. Lamb. 25. Koru. 26. Sand.
28. Retired. 29. Emerge.
DOWN: 1. Tumour. 2. Enough. 3. Rib. 4. Prompt. 5. Lid. 6. Aspirin. 10. Diagnosis.
12. Tauira. 14. Week. 16. Popular. 17. Attempt. 19. Bridle. 22. Cloud. 23. Louse. 27. Air.

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