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Issue 311

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issue 311 - April 1999

The NI Crossword
No.31 by Axe

Crossword no.31


1 One of the 13,16,25,19, a Canadian who badly represents Laos (6,7)
10 A Welshman and a Scotsman meet concerning social reformer’s philosophy (7)
11 One involved in warp travel struck gold here! (7)
12 Fares sound dear (4)
13,16,25 Award for beanpole structure at the Church of England fête, we hear (5,5,5)
14 Marble dome, perhaps (4)
17 Turk initially excessive in greeting Gulf state (7)
18 The younger, the more concerned with the environment (7)
19 Champions of the 13,16,25? (7)
22 Malcolm X – the ghost factor in the downfall of the Scottish king... (7)
24 …mere Scottish play on words! (4)
25 See 13 26 Newspaper headline (4)
29 Nothing on jerk reaction to oil in the Jurassic (7)
30 Files again for repairs (7)
31 Admiral reaches land, struggling with burst Mae West, leaving one of the 13,16,25,19 (6,7)

2 The first woman to support the summit (7)  
3 Car maker experienced upturn courtesy of unofficial Saudi capital... (4)  
4 …and internal effort continued to create capital in Asia (7)  
5 Displaced Jeb’s great at being thrown out of the haven in Denmark (7)  
6 Powerful Indian slates article supporting the Egyptian deity (4)  
7 Short ring sound, not long like omega, in Greece? (7)  
8 Forest argument supported by ex-British PM for one of the 13,16,25,19... (7,6)  
9 …one who sees no point in heart-rending threesome arrangements (6,7)
15 Mineral water from Yorkshire has no cap (5)
16 See 13 20 Ballooning punt can upset the Spanish and the French (7)
21 Moor after a dash between the two poles (7)
22 Zulu’s top half appeared in a bottom-orientated line dance (7)
23 Loiters about near Lisbon (7)
27 Native American is guarding the evacuation of Tennessee (4)
28 A pathetic (even without alternative SS involvement!) dictator (4)



1 Canadian Prime Minister of the 1950s (6,7)
10 Describing the philosophy of nineteenth-century father and son social reformers (7)
11 Old gold town of Victoria, Australia (7)
12 Females of deer (4)
13,16,25 It was first awarded in 1901, along with awards in five other categories (5,5,5)
14 Span or curve (4)
17 Empire whose ambitions were checked by Tamerlane in 1401 (7)
18 Fresher, damper (7)
19 Point-achieving shots in tennis (7)
22 Scottish king killed in battle in 1057 at Lumphanan (7)
24 In Scotland, a body of fresh or sea water (4)
25 See 13 26 A leading attraction, or type of grass (4)
29 Limestone beds of the Upper Jurassic period, so called after the roe-type organisms therein (7)
30 Spas, for instance (7)
31 Elected President of the African National Congress in 1992 (6,7)

2 Mountain – Sagarmata or Qomolangma (7)
3 Unofficial Saudi summer capital (4)  
4 Capital of Burma (Myanmar) (7)  
5 Danish port and ferry terminal (7)  
6 Indian prince (4)  
7 15th letter of the Greek alphabet (7)  
8 US President, a driving force behind the League of Nations in 1920 (7,6)  
9 Agnes Bojaxhiu of Skopje (1910-97) (6,7)
15 Brown earthy mineral used as a pigment (5)
16 See 13 20 The car of an airship or balloon (7)
21 Anti-Christian Muslim of the Middle Ages (7)
22 Polish dance (7)
23 Lisbon’s resort area, to the west of the city (7)
27 American natives of Colorado, Nevada and Utah (4)
28 Alternative spelling of Middle Eastern Leader’s name (4)

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