Newspaper201410_Solutions

Knight Times | Special Issue, Frankfurt Bookfair 2014

Solutions to Puzzles


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Q. For what purpose was ox blood used in the manufacture of wine? (read on for the answer)

A.Ox blood was used as a fining agent which clarifies wine. A traditional coq au vin is thickened with rooster blood mixed with vinegar to prevent clotting, while black pudding contains pig blood.

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Box Clever

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Pokergrams

Pokergrams

Cha Cha Cha

Cha Cha Cha

Cube Route

Cube Route


Venn Diagram 

G and M


Chessolo

1. a1 -> b3; a2 -> b3 -> c3.


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Crossword

Across: 1 White dwarf, 9 Idiocy, 15 Wassailing, 19 Amount, 20 Bodega, 21 Turbine, 22 Prep, 24 Spirit, 25 Lays, 28 Angelic, 29 Aphasia, 30 Fairies, 31 Beloved, 32 Aery, 33 Crowds, 34 Stir, 35 Wise men, 37 Locus, 40 Happy, 43 Aloof, 46 Acolyte, 47 Else, 48 Aircrew, 50 Melon, 52 Ave, 54 Nor, 56 Armed, 57 Infer, 59 Ogre, 61 My, 63 Vend, 65 Hefts, 67 Terms, 68 Noel, 70 Trauma, 73 East, 75 Sloop, 77 Comet, 78 Ugli, 79 Lemon, 80 Throb, 82 Mercy, 83 Diary, 84 Diet, 85 Dazed, 86 Ripen, 87 Finicky, 88 Hi, 89 It, 91 Private, 93 Satire, 95 Scaremongering, 96 Volume, 98 Echelon, 101 Me, 102 An, 103 Jubilee, 108 Air, 111 Rep, 115 Ethical, 116 Leman, 118 Multimedia, 121 Tacit, 123 Tagalog, 124 Ray, 125 Opt, 126 No, 127 Sty, 128 Rho, 129 Traffic, 133 Cards, 135 Hornpipe, 140 Icing, 142 New year, 146 Snort, 148 We, 149 Or, 150 Angel, 152 Restrain, 153 Bah, 155 Wilderness, 156 Dab, 158 Presents, 159 Tier, 160 Bent, 161 Amass, 164 Oviposits, 166 Infantile, 167 Holly, 169 Mules, 172 Earl, 175 Cacao, 177 Adieu, 179 Inures, 181 Adrenaline, 182 Impala, 183 Lilac, 185 Stud, 186 On air, 187 In, 188 Dolls, 189 Toys, 190 Bars, 191 Scar, 194 Joe, 196 Mrs, 198 Joss, 200 Mint, 203 Acidly, 206 Loo, 207 Laic, 208 Lip, 210 Cupola, 213 Unclad, 216 Desire, 217 Rarely, 218 Eocene, 221 Good, 223 Exchange, 224 Sled, 226 Tombola, 228 Stomp, 230 Plumb, 233 Old maid, 234 Totter, 235 Haricots, 238 Loiter, 239 Yelp, 242 Do, 243 So, 245 Stop, 248 Paste, 251 Swab, 252 Nash, 255 Oyer, 256 Unpeg, 260 Teleport, 261 Art, 262 Ma, 263 Has, 264 Opulence, 265 Lemongrass, 270 Talent, 271 Algae, 274 Lean, 276 Gigo, 277 Iota, 280 Resit, 283 Alumni, 284 Hare, 286 Argo, 287 Hoya, 288 Trip, 289 Noon, 291 Dust, 293 Saga, 296 Paella, 298 Speech, 300 Biff, 302 Brae, 305 Stable, 306 Impute, 309 Icicle, 311 Interpret, 312 Pit, 314 Us, 315 RAF, 318 Usualness, 320 Nisei, 323 Sir, 324 TA, 325 Sip, 327 Agent, 330 Neap tide, 332 Chickpea, 333 Huge, 335 Stuffing, 336 Epiphany, 338 Elk, 339 Twopence, 340 Fez, 341 Jolly, 342 Recap, 344 Inane, 345 Tulsa, 346 Yucca, 348 Caret, 349 Bigwig, 351 Toucan, 352 Caress, 353 Embed, 355 Voice, 357 Reader, 358 Donner, 359 Tar, 361 Ups, 363 Mo, 366 Cathode, 370 Baby minder, 374 Tintype, 378 Ab, 379 Fray, 380 Positive, 381 Emoticon, 382 Alms, 384 Sarah, 386 Lassie, 389 Ducat, 393 Cord, 394 Trod, 395 Shin, 396 Chin, 398 Cram, 400 Meat, 401 Taro, 402 Edge, 403 Gee, 404 Thee, 407 Spa, 409 Opener, 410 Ester, 413 Inure, 414 Ok, 415 Belch, 417 Apron, 420 Drudge, 421 Easy, 423 Mass, 424 Leer, 426 A-one, 427 Baby, 429 Gage, 431 Soil, 434 Ate, 435 Yen, 436 Arts, 438 Abet, 441 Throng, 442 Global, 444 Cohere, 446 Bethlehem, 447 Salt, 449 Cosh, 452 Escape key, 454 Minim, 457 Bolus, 458 Hated, 460 Cress, 463 Honolulu, 465 Cataclysm, 466 Mariposas, 467 By-bidder, 469 Nam, 470 Plod, 472 Net, 473 Green, 474 Relic, 476 Mazurka, 477 Yule log, 478 Arson, 480 Traps, 481 Roil, 482 Yonder, 483 Advert, 484 Nonet, 485 Azoic, 486 Season, 487 Dancer, 488 Yawn. 

Down: 2 House, 3 Taboo, 4 Donkey, 5 Fir, 6 Nappy, 7 Potato, 8 In situ, 10 Deportee, 11 Children, 12 Sonata, 13 Let rip, 14 Sales, 15 Wry, 16 Auntie, 17 Liege, 18 Noise, 22 Platonic, 23 Early, 26 Aster, 27 Surprise, 31 Brand names, 36 No-nonsense, 37 Learned, 38 Canoe, 39 Star, 40 Hire, 41 Panda, 42 Yachted, 44 Oral, 45 Family, 46 Audio, 49 Watch, 50 Mirror, 51 Last, 53 Vet, 55 Ova, 58 Flock, 60 Gloria, 61 Magi, 62 Yule, 64 Nepali, 66 Floor, 69 Otiose, 71 Rudiment, 72 Mitigate, 74 Sleigh, 75 Scrim, 76 Punch, 80 Trawl, 81 Billy, 87 Fee, 88 Hem, 90 Ten, 92 Eve, 94 Advent, 97 Manger, 99 Coati, 100 Opera, 104 Union, 105 Evade, 106 Miff, 107 Haydn, 109 Imp, 110 Ruth, 111 Rise, 112 Eat, 113 Farce, 114 Mary, 117 Marsh, 119 Inn, 120 Mop, 122 Child, 130 Rissa, 131 Flag, 132 Canteen, 133 Cube, 134 Soft-pedal, 136 Owlet, 137 Red, 138 Ion, 139 Preen, 140 Ignitible, 141 Gibe, 142 Nuptial, 143 When, 144 Annul, 145 Aria, 147 Two star, 150 Ashamed, 151 Ashy, 154 Arose, 157 Abeam, 162 Medea, 163 Smut, 165 See, 166 Ill, 167 Holy, 168 Learn, 170 Lids, 171 Sumac, 173 Ani, 174 Ran, 175 Carol, 176 Cats, 178 -ess, 180 Souls, 182 Issue, 184 -ism, 190 Brunt, 192 Card, 193 Rid, 194 Joseph, 195 Electron, 196 McIntosh, 197 Sleeps, 198 Joy, 199 Sans, 201 Trend, 202 Idol, 204 Dessert, 205 Yips, 206 Leto, 209 Prau, 210 Crib, 211 Platoon, 212 Peel, 214 Camel, 215 Agog, 219 Odds, 220 Exact, 222 Oath, 225 Lord, 227 Attar, 229 Toast, 231 Myrrh, 232 Steep, 236 -ad, 237 To, 239 Yuletide, 240 Present, 241 Haulage, 244 Eyesore, 245 Succumb, 246 Pan pipes, 247 Berth, 248 Polar, 249 Stag, 250 Ease, 253 Amnio, 254 Saggy, 256 User, 257 Pods, 258 Gusto, 259 Pecan, 266 Enol, 267 Ogham, 268 Roast, 269 Site, 272 Lessen, 273 Alga, 274 Lapel, 275 Era, 278 Tic, 279 Aphid, 281 Epic, 282 Infest, 285 Atop, 290 Orca, 292 Santa Claus, 294 Attic, 295 Abseil, 297 Lit, 299 Per, 300 Biggie, 301 Flung, 303 Restaurant, 304 Vestryman, 307 Put up, 308 Usage, 310 Inspector, 312 Pie, 313 Irate, 316 Asset, 317 Fit, 319 Inkjet, 321 Shepherds, 322 Ickiest, 323 Speaker, 326 Purlieu, 327 Affairs, 328 Enzymatic, 329 Oyster, 331 Dark, 333 Holiday, 334 Enliven, 337 Plat, 343 Crash pad, 347 Chestnut, 349 Be, 350 Go, 354 Bra, 356 Ire, 360 Avian, 362 Proem, 364 Of, 365 War dance, 367 Afar, 368 Ooh, 369 Either, 370 Berceuse, 371 Bali, 372 Deer, 373 Re-employ, 374 Tirana, 375 Nod, 376 Pear, 377 Alleluia, 378 As, 383 Scrooge, 384 Stare, 385 Roses, 387 Ant, 388 Ice, 390 Canna, 391 Toady, 392 Memento, 397 Hers, 399 Asea, 403 Gnat, 405 Hoe, 406 Eke, 408 Acne, 411 System, 412 Emir, 413 Image, 416 Hence, 418 Pure, 419 Obsess, 422 Apse, 424 Lilts, 425 Roach, 428 Beta, 430 Green beans, 432 Ohmic, 433 Lolita, 436 Ahorse, 437 Tress, 439 Bread sauce, 440 Philander, 442 Glum, 443 Loam, 445 Leviathan, 447 Soy, 448 Also-rans, 450 Stallion, 451 Her, 453 Shaggy, 455 Nancies, 456 Mammoth, 457 Blazing, 459 Dialect, 460 Congest, 461 Eat away, 462 Eraser, 464 Lark, 468 Yank, 470 Party, 471 Dylan, 475 Lido, 479 Swot. 


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Knot Problem: Both! Take a piece of string, reproduce the disposition of the string and try for yourself!

Magic Pillar

What is full of holes but holds water?  - A sponge!

Hidden Picture

Hidden Picture

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Tiger Maze

Tiger Maze

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Breakfast Club

Spot The DIfferences

Spot The DIfferences

Fly C and E

Kidspot Who-o's there?  There are 8 Owls

Kidspot Witch hunt:  Answer: BOO!

Bat Maze

Bat Maze

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Codeword

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Wacko Crypto

He's

Making

A

List

And

Checking

It

Twice

Lyrics of the song "Santa Claus is coming to town"

Ho-ho-ho

Oh Dear!

Donner

Santa's Selection

Answer: E

Christmas Sum People]

Christmas Sum People]

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Mikado 

2-10-6-7-9-5-8-4-1-3

Lotto

Lotto

Triplet

Triplet