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FIND THE WORDS
This is a theme puzzle with the subject stated below. Find the listed words
in the grid. (They may run in any direction but always in a straight line.
Some letters are used more than once.) Ring each word as you find it and
when you have completed the puzzle, there will be 17 letters left over. They
spell out the alternative theme of the puzzle.
1 What is cribbage?
2 Which flower is also known as the Lent lily?
3 The author Ethel Florence Lindesay Richardson was better known as whom?
4 Who trained the racehorses Tulloch, Gunsynd and Kingston Town?
5 Which part of the body is affected by eczema?
6 What is the more common name given to the game of chequers?
7 What sort of drink is malaga?
8 Basenji and borzi are breeds of which animal?
9 Complete the proverb: Walls have ----.
10 What is the capital city of Austria?
The letters in each vertical column go into the squares directly below them,
but not necessarily in the order they appear. A black square indicates the end
of a word. When you have placed all the letters in their correct squares, you
will be able to read a popular quotation.
A ILSSEITH ANNE
8 Contented cat sound
9 White ants
11 That is to say
15 Make certain
17 Restored to health
22 People who run businesses
24 Eyelid infection
25 Showing a good sense of style
3 Mothers and fathers
4 Take heed
6 Geometrical solid
7 Relating to the stars
12 Most annoyed
14 Gracefully refined
18 Buy and sell
20 Short Japanese poem
21 Puts into practice
Starting with the seven-letter word, drop a letter, rearrange and form a
six-letter word. Continue in this manner until you reach the lone letter at the
bottom. Your solution may differ from ours.
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Canberra stars fail to capitalise
Ranger Tegan Cunningham and Canberra's Nicole Hunt get tangled up fighting for the ball during Sunday's
Picture: Mick Connolly
Brigette Ardossi looks for points
against the Rangers.
Canberra's Jess Bibby launches a
shot as Dandenong's Stephanie
THE Canberra Capitals endured a
disappointing start to their 2011-12
WNBL season, finishing winless after
a road double-header.
On Saturday defending champions
the Bulleen Boomers showed they will
still be a force to be reckoned despite
wholesale off-season roster changes
with after a dominant 88-68 victory
over the Capitals.
In front of a packed house on their
home floor the Boomers were led by
recruit Samantha Richards, who fin-
ished with 19 points and six assists.
Alice Kunek added 13 points to go
along with 12 rebounds while Rachel
Jarry also added 12 points for the
Boomers. Liz Cambage fouled out in
the contest after scoring 10 points.
Carly Wilson led the way for the
Capitals with a double-double of 16
points and 10 rebounds. Star centre
Marianna Tolo added nine points and
The Dandenong Rangers inflicted
further pain on the Capitals on Sunday,
with a thrilling 66-63 victory in
Coming off their tough encounter
against Bulleen, the Capitals could not
overcome a Rangers side playing
without star recruit Jenna O'Hea.
Rangers point guard Kathleen
McLeod led from the front with 21
points, nine assists and six rebounds,
including the key free-throws to seal
the game in the final minute of the
Tolo led the way for the visiting
Capitals with 18 points, 12 rebounds
and five blocks, while Wilson added
12 points and nine rebounds.
The Capitals play their first home
match of the season at the AIS Arena
on Saturday, October 15, at 7pm.
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