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The Star: April 13, 2017

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30 Thursday April 13 2017 Latest Christchurch news at www. .kiwi The Star Puzzles THE CROSSWORD 1667 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 DECODER Each number represents a different letter of the alphabet. Write the given letters into all squares with matching numbers. Now work out which letters are represented by the other numbers. As you get the letters, write them into the main grid and the reference grid. Decoder uses all 26 letters of the alphabet. 18 19 20 21 ©THE PUZZLE COMPANY ACROSS 1. Large tent (7) 4. Additional (5) 7/8. 1936 Olympic gold medallist in an event New Zealanders have won three times (4,8) 10. Think again (10) 12. Bay named by James Cook in 1769 (6) 13. Caress (6) 15. New Zealander who has craters on the Moon and Mars named after him (10) 18. Family member (8) 19. Clothing (4) 20. Change (5) 21. Pasta (7) DOWN 1. Army officer (5) 2. Rebounds (8) 3. Description of any species introduced to NZ (6) 4. Simple (10) 5. Seized (4) 6. Suspiciously (7) 9. Tutor (10) 11. US state (8) 12. South Island national park, established 1987 (7) 14. Tremble (6) 16. 14,000km direct flights from Auckland to this city started in 2016 (5) 17. Level (4) WORDBUILDER G I S N K How many words of three or more letters can you make, using each letter only once? Plurals are allowed, but no foreign words or words beginning with a capital. There’s at least one five-letter word. Good 9 Very Good 12 Excellent 14 SUDOKU 334 Fill the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1 to 9. SOLUTION 1666 Across: 1. Nickname, 7. Sauna, 8. Newmarket, The number 9. Via, 10. game Slim, 11. that Tsetse, 13. Pokarekare Ana, 15. Measly, 16. Lamb, 18. improves Ado, 20. Originals, your arithmetic 21. Usher, 22. Agnostic. Down: HOW 1. TO Nongs, PLAY2. Cowlick, 3. Neat, 4. Makes a killing, 5. Curve, 6. Karakia, 7. Stature, It’s like 12. sudoku: Creator, each 13. Pauanui, 14. Adamant, 15. Mocha, 17. Basic, 19. Miro. vertical and horizontal line has to contain the numbers 1-6, and the numbers can’t be repeated in any row or column. But it’s sudoku with a twist: The numbers in each heavily outlined set of squares, called cages, must produce the number in the top corner. For example, 5+ means the numbers add up to 5, 9x means the numbers multiply to equal 9. TIP: Numbers can be repeated in a cage, as long as they are not in the same line or row. © 2012 KenKen Puzzle LLC. All rights reserved KenKen is a registered trademark of Nextoy LLC Number FuN 2 Digits 06 17 48 59 3 Digits 240 421 515 705 752 768 848 874 4 Digits 0109 4414 6770 7802 5 Digits 14125 51045 81656 82107 7 Digits 1979610 2389422 4043474 6157591 8 Digits 11527572 15461610 76741652 86401501 SOLUTIONS Untitled Puzzle NUMBER FUN 7 8 0 2 1 4 1 2 5 8 6 4 0 1 5 0 1 7 6 8 4 0 4 3 4 7 4 1 1 5 2 7 5 7 2 4 2 1 4 8 5 9 2 4 0 1 9 7 9 6 1 0 5 1 5 KENKEN 8 1 6 5 6 6 7 7 0 NZ CROSSWORD Across: 1. Marquee, 4. Extra, 7/8. Jack Lovelock, 10. Reconsider, 12. Plenty, 13. Stroke, 15. Rutherford, 18. Relative, 19. Garb, 20. Alter, 21. Ravioli. Down: 1. Major, 2. Ricochet, 3. Exotic, 4. Elementary, 5. Took, 6. Askance, 9. Instructor, 11. Colorado, 12. Paparoa, 14. Shiver, 16. Dubai, 17. Flat. DECODER WORDBUILDER Gin, gink, ginks, gins, ink, inks, ins, kin, king, kings, sig, sign, sin, sing, sink, ski, skin, snig. SUDOKU SUDOKU NZ CROSSWORD Across: 1. Marquee, 4. Extra, 7/8. Jack Lovelock, 10. Reconsider, 12. Plenty, 13. Stroke, 15. Rutherford, 18. Relative, 19. Garb, 20. Alter, 21. Ravioli. Down: 1. Major, 2. Ricochet, 3. Exotic, 4. Elementary, 5. Took, 6. Askance, 9. WORDBUILDER Gin, gink, ginks, gins, ink, inks, ins, kin, king, kings, sig, sign, sin, sing, sink, ski, skin, snig. Instructor, 11. Colorado, 12. Paparoa, 14. Shiver, 16. DECODER Dubai, 17. Flat. 8 6 1 7 6 7 5 0 6 KENKEN 4 4 8 2 1 1 1 5 2 7 5 7 2 4 0 4 3 4 7 4 5 1 5 7 6 8 8 1 6 9 4 7 0 9 1 6 5 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 5 9 1 4 1 2 5 7 8 0 2 SOLUTIONS NUMBER FUN Untitled Puzzle

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