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September 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) watch 1) watery 1) fruitfulness 1) fargo
3) dodge 2) treasure trove 7) rhubarb 2) unusual
7) steer 4) deterioration 9) china 3) trap
8) stood 5) exodus 10) onus 4) no can do
9) pressure group 6) overstretch 11) midnight 5) sting
10) triathlon 11) deeper 12) lolita 6) gantry
13) festive season 12) volume 14) cowboy 8) blip
14) spook   17) graduate 12) legend
15) minus   19) pink 13) toughen
16) reeks   22) neath 15) blights
17) ounce   23) panther 16) a top

 

  24) down by the sea 18) alamo
      20) karma
      21) inch
September 2017 - What do you know?

1) (Ginger) BAKER (Cream)
2) Aaron COPLAND (Stuart, The Police)
3) (Mick) FLEETWOOD (Mac)
4) (Phil) COLLINS (Genesis)
5) Helena BONHAM Carter (John, Led Zep)
6) Freddie STARR (Ringo, The Beatles)
7) WATT (Charlie, Rolling Stones)
8) TOMMY LEE Jones (Motley Crue)
9) NICKEL (Jost, a German session musician)
10) (Karen) CARPENTER
11) (Sandy) NELSON Mandela
12) Connection - they are all drummers.

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August 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) bleed 1) barrel 1) train 1) thermos
3) mocha 2) encouragement 4) cachets 2) airplanes
7) brick 4) craftsmanship 8) err 3) no drive
8) cairo 5) adrift 9) departure 4) capillary tube
9) security staff 6) guttersnipe 10) malfi 5) corfu
10) water jump 11) indigo 11) lounges 6) emu
13) independently 12) clever 13) sun sea and sand 7) steps
14) fixed   16) display 14) declare
15) shave   18) codes 15) dispose
16) otter   19) tarantula 16) datum
17) upper   21) oxo 17) lands

 

  22) matisse 20) rot
    23) eyrie  
August 2017 - What do you know?

Connection - each correct answer begins and ends with the same letter

1) ParsniP
2) BeelzebuB
3) LibeL
4) KojaK
5) WilloW
6) COM 1 C
7) EaglE
8) AugustA
9) CarnaC
10) OhiO
11) AlbaniA
12) SynopsiS (Resume is also correct but doesn't fit the connection)

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July 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) focus 1) forbid 1) parks 1) plant
3) appal 2) campanologist 4) climber 2) role model
7) grump 4) penny pinching 8) all is lost 3) sisal
8) snags 5) legman 9) dig 4) cloudy or sunny
9) financial year 6) caricatures 10) tamil 5) integer
10) nostalgia 11) oxford 11) dog rose 6) bed
13) excommunicate 12) stoker 13) hedge your bets 7) regrets
14) colic   15) relates 12) open weave
15) dinky   16) bower 13)harvest
16) dutch   18) ets 14) estella
17) anger   20) landscape 16) basil
    21) topiary 17) reeds
    22) leeks 19) sap
July 2017 - What do you know?

The connection, they are all terms to do with bricks and bricklaying.

1) ACCRINGTON (Engineering brick) Stanley
2) Poison Arrow FROG
3) Michael BOND
4) Lords and COMMONS
5) FIRE
6) MUDskippers
7) CHEDDAR (header, a brick layed with its short end visible)
8) STRETCHER (a brick layed with its long side visible)
9) Arthur ENGLISH
10) BAT (a brick cut to fit a space)
11) FLEMISH
12) London WALL

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June 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) paste 1) poncho 4) see 1) roll
3) pupil 2) spring equinox 7) long shot 2) ogre
7) shore 4) prawn cocktail 8) doom 3) shrewd
8) sauna 5) lintel 9) alter ego 4) stroke
9) channel tunnel 6) sailing boat 10) fate 5) edifying
10) detention 11) basket 11) hazard 6) poltroon
13) samuel beckett 12) attend 14) editor 9) ash
14) skint   15) o'clock 12) accident
15) gavel   17) cogent 13) above all
16) toxic   19) idle 16) kismet
17) solid   20) scaffold 17) change
    23) anal 18) tad
    24) encroach 21) floe
    25) lot 22) luck
       
June 2017 - What do you know?

Firstly, the connection - they are all cats

1) DIEGO Maradona (Ice Age films)
2) SYLVESTER McCoy (Loony Tunes cartoons)
3) BENNY Goodman (Top Cat cartoons)
4) ARTHUR Askey (Kattomeat advert)
5) ORION (Men in Black 1)
6) Andrew CRUICKSHANK (Harry Potter books and films)
7) TONY Jacklin (Frosties advert)
8) TOP Gear (Top Cat cartoons)
9) VIENNA (Rising Damp)
10) JESSes (Postman Pat)
11) ALEX Ferguson (Madagascar cartoon films)
12) 'Colonel' TOM Parker (Tom and Jerry cartoons)

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May 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) scald 1) spread 1) mew 1) much
3) gulag 2) aberdeenshire 3) king 2) william
7) treen 4) level crossing 5) lear 3) know the rules
8) avert 5) garage 9) cello 4) no time
9) daddy longlegs 6) stool pigeon 10) tempest 6) event
10) periphery 11) dampen 11) sixty minutes 7) rut
13) passenger ship 12) dinner 14) hamlet 8) omens of peace
14) aphid   15) comedy 12) styx
15) piano   18) census report 13) chic
16) niece   21) art deco 16) earshot
17) tiger   22) aphid 17) errors
    23) oche 19) notch
    24) isle 20) edit
    25) tat 21) ado
       

May 2017 - What do you know?

  1)  London Taxi Driver (CABBIE)
  2)  DICK Francis
  3)  HENRY second
  4)  COLUMBUS
  5)  They are all ex TEACHERs
  6)  SCREAMING Lord Sutch
  7)  JACK Bruce
  8)  DOCTOR WHO
  9)  CLEO Laine
10)  Sir Malcolm SARGENT
11)  Midnight COWBOY
12)  District NURSE

The connection, They are all Carry On Film titles

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April 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) apple 1) annexe 1) bistros 1) blimp
3) incur 2) projectionist 5) abbey 2) ska
7) snoop 4) constellation 8) imallagog 3) relieve
8) knife 5) refine 9) til 4) sign of madness
9) experimenting 6) common sense 10) pride 5) anger
10) eternally 11) biotic 12) our call 6) battalion
13) disorientated 12) teflon 13) coffee morning 7) yule log
14) stein   15) amended 11) infielder
15) billy   17) sense 13) chawton
16) cater   19) tad 14) resound
17) lenin   20) prejudice 16) depth
    22) north 18) evens
    23) sidings 21) ion
       
       
April 2017 - What do you know?

1) BEARINGS
2) NORWEGIAN
3) CORAL
4) JAPAN
5) George NORTH
6) GREENLAND
7) Prince CASPIAN the return to Narnia
8) RED
9) PHILLIPINES
10) CHINA Clay
11) The BENGAL Tiger
12) BLACK Rod

They are all SEAs

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March 2017 - Crosswords
DSM Easy Crossword! Toughie Crossword!
ACROSS DOWN ACROSS DOWN
1) sigma 1) sorrow 1) nurse 1) naivete
3) tiber 2) grief stricken 4) trolley 2) raconteur
7) trait 4) blotting paper 8) inc 3) eloping
8) found 5) random 9) operation 4) thermonuclear
9) confrontation 6) chin wagging 10) ennvi 5) ovate
10) streaking 11) fennel 11) meeters 6) lei
13) lexicographer 12) petrol 13) emergency ward 7) yanks
14) snake   16) chronic 12) evaluator
15) apart   18) stump 14) yashmak
16) lingo   19) full cream 15) deplete
17) mural   21) tie 16) cafes
    22) ski wear 17) nacre
    23) kyrie 20) loi
       
       
March 2017 - What do you know?

1) Le MANS (Perry)
2) (Patsy) FAGIN
3) (Clive) EVERTON
4) My DING -A- Ling (Jun Hui)
5) DAVIS Cup (Joe, Fred or Steve)
6) Frank THORNton (Willie)
7) Tommy DOCHERTY (Ken)
8) Michael WILLIAMS (Mark)
9) (Jimmy) WHITE Hart Lane
10) Gilbert O'SULLIVAN (Ronnie)
11) A DOT Ball (Graham)
12) (John) VIRGO

They are all professional SNOOKER (or billiards) players.

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