Crosfhocal


Crossword Puzzle

Here is a challenge for you. Dennis King has created this “crosfhocal”, or crossword puzzle using the words from the first 162 installments of Focal an Lae. Give it a try and see how much you remember.

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|7   |8   |    |9   |    |    |    |||||||||||    |
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Note: Accent marks do not count in this puzzle.

Across:

1.  member
3.  rain falls from it
5.  what you eat
6.  what you sit on
7.  verb etymologically related to “scribe”
10. #5 Across backwards
12. not little
14. one of the seasons 
18. friend
19. not old
20. secrets (use plural form)
21. repeat of #6 Across

Down:

1.  break
2.  second part of “galore”
3.  you can't find one in Ireland (and some credit St. Patrick)
4.  like a boat, but bigger
5.  not dead
8.  crooked (as in Campbell and Cameron)
9.  opposite of heaven
11. ____ mór (a bigshot)
13. spread
15. hair colour
16. his cow 
17. a ___, a dó, a trí

Solution

2009-08-03 CPD