Boundless magazine Jan/Feb 21
|6||Winged horse of Greek mythology (7)|
|7||System of reasoning (5)|
|9||Rounded cathedral vault (4)|
|10||Large family car made by Vauxhall until 1995 (8)|
|11||Member of a mendicant religious order (5)|
|12||Surname of the composer of The Blue Danube waltz (7)|
|15||Date when the sun crosses the equator and day and night are of equal length (7)|
|17||Reward for a winner of a competition (5)|
|20||German statesman of the 19th century, known as the Iron Chancellor (8)|
|22||German car manufacturer whose logo is four interlocking rings (4)|
|23||Capital of Ghana (5)|
|24||High-ranking naval officer (7)|
|1||Alternative route for diverted traffic (6)|
|2||Italian luxury car manufacturer that produces the GranTurismo coupe (8)|
|3||Rabbit pen (5)|
|4||Charge payable to use a bridge or road (4)|
|5||Large muscle in the upper arm (6)|
|8||Stage musical based on the life of a former first lady of Argentina (5)|
|13||Sea located between Italy and the Balkans (8)|
|14||Highly venomous snake (5)|
|16||Hard acidic fruit used mainly in preserves or as flavouring (6)|
|18||Astrology system (6)|
|19||Czech car manufacturer (5)|
|21||Roman god of war (4)|
Across: 6 Pegasus, 7 Logic, 9 Dome, 10 Cavalier, 11 Friar, 12 Strauss, 15 Equinox, 17 Prize, 20 Bismarck, 22 Audi, 23 Accra, 24 Admiral.
Down: 1 Detour, 2 Maserati, 3 Hutch, 4 Toll, 5 Biceps, 8 Evita, 13 Adriatic, 14 Cobra, 16 Quince, 18 Zodiac, 19 Skoda, 21 Mars.
How many words can you make using the letters in the word wheel?
How many words can you make using the letters in the word wheel? Words must be four letters or more, each word must contain the central letter D. Plurals and proper nouns are not allowed. There is at least one nine-letter word.
Good Score: 20+
9 letter word: Partridge
Other words that can be found: Aider, aired, arid, dare, darer, darg, dart, darter, dater, dear, depart, diaper, dire, direr, dirge, dirt, drag, drape, draper, drat, drear, dreg, drier, drip, gird, girder, girted, grade, grated, grid, gride, griped, irade, padre, paired, pared, parred, parried, parted, partied, partridge, petard, pirated, prated, pride, pried, raged, raid, raider, raped, rapid, rated, read, regard, repaid, retard, ride, rider, ridge, ritard, tardier, tared, tarred, tarried, tirade, tired, trad, trade, trader, tread, triad, tried
Below is a photo of Durdle Door, near Lulworth it's one of Dorset's most photographed landmarks. How many of the following questions about it can you answer correctly?
1 Durdle Door is a naturally occuring arch that was created as a result of the sea eroding the less resilient rock Ð but what type of rock is it?
2 The site is located on the Jurassic Coast, which is England's only natural UNESCO World Heritage Site. In what year was it given this status?
3. This coastal region shows the development of its rock formation throughout the three geological periods of the Mesozoic Era the Triassic Period, the Jurassic Period and which other?
4. The Mesozoic Era was the time of the dinosaurs. Which Lyme Regis resident became famous for the fossils she found on the cliffs and beaches of Dorset?
a) Mary Anning
b) Mary Baker Eddy
c) Mary Seacole
d) Mary Wollstonecraft
1c Limestone, 2d 2001, 3b Cretaceous, 4a Mary Anning.