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Sunday Territorian 4 Apr 2010

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Title

Sunday Territorian 4 Apr 2010

Collection

Sunday Territorian; NewspaperNT

Date

2010-04-04

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Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.

Publisher name

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

Place of publication

Darwin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/220182

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/700380

Page content

30 Sunday Territorian, Sunday, April 4, 2010 www.sundayterritorian.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 4 -A P R -2 0 1 0 P A G E : 3 0 C O L O R : C M Y K To solve this puzzle each 3x3 box, each row and each column must contain all the numbers from 1 to 9. Solution, tips and computer program at www.sudoku.com Solution published tomorrow ACROSS 1 Information store 5 Designers 12 Movement 13 Procedure 14 Match 15 Newspaper worker 16 Clandestine (4-4) 18 Disentangle 19 Spin 21 Exceed 24 Word class 26 Couple 28 Combust 30 Puddle 31 Exploit 33 Grain 34 Beer 35 Dug 36 Example 37 Gorge 38 Pulls 39 Engrossed 41 Combine 44 Factions 46 Scarcest 48 Bigotry 50 Overdrawn (2,3,3) 52 Meal 54 Niches 55 Lurching 56 Usher 57 Eating area (6-4) 58 Gifts DOWN 1 Dog breed 2 Instruments of torture 3 Loaf box (5-3) 4 Guarantee 6 Foray 7 Scavenger 8 Expression of gratitude (5,3) 9 Vehicle shelter 10 Expletive 11 Prey 17 Floor covering 20 Plenty 22 Beneath 23 Manservant 25 Parents (coll) 27 Larceny 28 Criticises (coll) 29 Character 32 Obliteration 36 Padded 40 Siren 42 Heralds (6,2) 43 Part of history (4,4) 45 Reduce (3,4) 47 Present 49 Unification 51 Blunder 53 Roman emperor ACROSS 1 We put on a show for our dear father (6) 7 Love Italy? Why leave then? Youre so flighty (8) 8 Theres nothing in the Greek tea thats narcotic (6) 9 Takes just a mention and Ill name you for the part (8) 10 Concealed the French camper (6) 11 Stole the attention and then paused to get most of it (8) 14 Suddenly alarms the main actor and lets it all out (8) 18 Not a private thing for a pub licensee to have (6) 19 It may cant to one side to show its remoteness (8) 21 How to heckle a sewer (6) 22 They have such staying power when they are put up with (8) 23 Its stretched out like a former camper (6) DOWN 1 Solutions are needed for them (8) 2 Lessened when a sailor goes out on a date (6) 3 The ultimate fate of a lute played in the nave (8) 4 This limits the slender one from taking part (4) 5 Well-versed like a well known bank in Tasmania (6) 6 A cowardly spirit, perhaps (6) 12 Seen to put the cat out but with some uncertainty (8) 13 Ted cries but manages to become circumspect (8) 15 Drop it and it ends up on three legs (6) 16 Such a response is found useful in the lab (6) 17 Disapprove of the thing? (6) 20 Will require a fine editor to produce it (4) Cryptic So lu ti o n M e d iu m # 4 4 8 4 1 Su d o k u H a rd # 4 4 8 7 6 Regular 1 12 15 18 26 36 44 50 54 57 2 33 45 27 41 3 42 28 37 4 13 23 46 51 55 19 11 29 34 53 5 6 17 30 38 47 52 16 58 7 20 24 35 49 25 48 8 14 21 43 56 22 31 39 9 32 10 40 1 8 10 14 19 22 15 2 16 3 7 9 11 20 4 12 18 21 23 5 17 6 13 ANSWERS PAGE 53 ANSWERS PAGE 53 TEST YOUR GENERAL KNOWLEDGE Sam Stosur Matt Preston 1. Tennis player Sam Stosur entered the Miami Open on which world ranking? 2. Which adjective is derived from the word fable? 3. Who is Australias Home Affairs Minister? 4. In which country would you find Fingals Cave? 5. Footballer John Aloisi has signed with which Australian club? 6. What is an FWD? 7. Who owns the racehorse More Strawberries? 8. Who was our first governor-general? 9. Cricketer Simon Katich scored how many runs against New Zealand on March 29? 10. La Paz is the largest city in which country? 11. Who coaches the AFLs Adelaide Crows? 12. What is the alcohol ingredient of lobster newburg? 13. Australian Andrew Bogut plays basketball for which US team? 14. Mary Kathleen is a town in which Australian state? 15. Car-maker Volvo has been sold to a company in which country? 16. Which city holds the Moomba Festival? 17. Who played the landlord in the 1980s BBC comedy series The Young Ones? 18. In theatrical terms, what does NIDA stand for? 19. John Newcombe won how many tennis Grand Slam singles events? 20. An ostiary minds what? 21. Which Australian advertisement has been rated one of the five best ads ever? 22. Who wrote the classic novel Dr Zhivago? 23. Musician Slash is part of which band? 24. Members of the Society of Friends are more commonly known as what? 25. Which martial-arts legend stars in the new movie The Spy Next Door? 26. A wise person shares which name with a herb? 27. Matt Preston was a judge on which TV cooking series? 28. What is the chemical symbol for sodium? 29. Is a solander a type of book, bottle or box? 30. Hot cross buns are traditionally eaten on which day? ANSWERS: PAGE 53 THIS DAY IN HISTORY Today is Sunday, April 4, the 94th day of 2010. There are 271 days left in the year. Highlights include: 1581 - Francis Drake arrives back in England after circumnavigating the globe and is knighted by Queen Elizabeth I. 1617 - John Napier, Scottish mathematician who invented the concept of logarithms, dies. 1818 - US Congress decides the American flag will consist of 13 red and white stripes and 20 stars, with a new star to be added for every new state of the Union. 1902 - British financier Cecil Rhodes leaves $US10 million in his will for scholarships at Oxford University. 1912 - Chinese republic is proclaimed in Tibet. 1918 - Second Battle of the Somme ends in World War I with German gains of some 60km at a cost of 150,000 killed or wounded; Allied casualties 160,000. 1929 - Fourteen die when a dam on the Cascade River, Tasmania, bursts and floods the town Derby. 1932 - US researcher Professor CG King of Pittsburgh isolates vitamin C for the first time after five years of research. 1942 - Japanese naval forces sink three British warships in Bay of Bengal. 1949 - NATO is founded when the North Atlantic Treaty is signed in Washington. 1964 - The Beatles set a record by having all of the top five US singles at the same time. 1968 - US civil rights leader Dr Martin Luther King is assassinated in Memphis. 1969 - Doctors in Texas implant the first complete artificial heart in a 47-year-old man, who dies four days later. 1983 - The US space shuttle Challenger roars into orbit on its maiden flight; 1997 - Death of Russian pastoral poet and novelist Vladimir Soloukhin. 1998 - Environment ministers of eight top industrialised nations announce efforts to curb smuggling of hazardous waste, endangered species and substances that damage earths ozone layer; 2001 - Sudans defence minister and 14 other military officials are killed when their plane crashes on takeoff. 2003 - US forces seize Baghdads Saddam International Airport and rename it Baghdad International. 2006 - Women make history in Kuwait by voting and running for office. 2007 - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces the release of 15 captive British sailors and marines who were seized 13 days earlier in the northern Persian Gulf by an Iranian force who claimed they were trespassing; In Australia, restrictions on cross media and foreign ownership rules are lifted. Todays Birthdays: Grinling Gibbons, English sculptor (1648-1721); Elmer Bernstein, US composer (1922-2004); Anthony Perkins, US actor (1932-1992); Hugo Weaving, Australian actor (1960-); Robert Downey Jr, US actor (1965-); Heath Ledger, Australian actor (1979-2008).


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