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Eylandt echo : Fortnightly news & events for the Groote Eylandt community proudly produced by GEMCO



Eylandt echo : Fortnightly news & events for the Groote Eylandt community proudly produced by GEMCO


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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt; Groote Eylandt (N.T.) -- Newspapers

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Groote Eylandt Mining Co.

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Groote Eylandt Mining Co



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October 10th 2012 Page 9 Last weeks answers: Fill in the blank squares so that each row, each column and each 3x3 block contain all of the digits 1-9. Good luck! Answers next week This weeks answers: Down 1. Golf course (5) 2. Woodwind instrument (7) 3. Object surviving the past (5) 4. Annual (6) 5. Perfumed (7) 6. Earth's protective layer (5) 7. Feared (7) 12. Perplexed (7) 13. Countries (7) 15. Rice dish (7) 16. Dissertation (6) 18. Change (5) 20. Legal excuse (5) 21. Tall tales (5 Across 1. Freedom (7) 5. Berate (5) 8. Rhinal (5) 9. Amazing (7) 10. Impassive (7) 11. Tendency (5) 12. Fruit (6) 14. Loved (6) 17. Banquet (5) 19. Gossip (7) 22. Embrocations (7) 23. Entomb (5) 24. Arrows (5) 25. Mariners (7) Trivia Time! Test your knowledge 1. What did All Nippon Airways do in an effort to prevent its planes from sucking birds into the engine? 2. What was the first living creature ejected from a supersonic aircraft? 3. Before the introduction of the hair dryer in 1920, what common household appliance was promoted for its hair-drying abilities? 4. What is the larva of the insect, antlion called? 5. From what singer did Elvis borrow his characteristic hip-swinging? Answers: 1. Paint giant eyes on the engine intakes to discourage birds from approaching. 2. A bear in 1962, it landed safely, parachuting 35,000ft 3. The vacuum cleanerwhich could be converted by attaching a hose to the exhaust. 4. Doodlebug 5. Bo Diddley.

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