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June 2020 Geographical crossword

Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

The first correctly completed crossword selected at random wins a copy of Philip’s Essential World Atlas – a comprehensive hardback atlas worth £25

Send your entry to Geographical, 3.16 Q West, 1100 Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0GP, marked ‘May Crossword’. For more information visit www.octopusbooks.co.uk.

Entries close on 21 June.



CLICK HERE for a printable version of this month’s crossword


1     A tense assembly in the upper house (6)

4     Half notice damage from glaciation period (3,3)

9    Phoned some stranger (4)

10 and 11   Flag when remodelling a junction (not ‘T’) by end of week (5,4)

12   Be quiet, and let pub be developed! (4,2)

13   Tom raced around to be US party member (8)

14   Maigret, after he redesigned famous museum (9)

16   Might be inexact, but no tax here on the French Riviera? (4)

17    In French I can say ‘stylish and elegant’ (4)

18    Florida resort produces minced lamb encasedin fruit (4,5)

22   From here in Congo, family has settled in South Africa? (8)

23   Danish pleasure gardens get dreadful vitriol – not right (6)

25   Gambling resort starts running exciting new odds (4)

26   Maybe Scillies and India less different? (5)

27 and 28   See Milan on travels with Irish actor (4,6)

29   Island of the woolly cow? (6)


1      Rough sea is surrounding me from old Thailand (7)

2      Thing to be changed at the end of the day (5)

3     It’s blown when US President meets leaders of East Timor! (7)

5     There’s some panic in emails with the pictures (6)

6      Word that describes poor Javid, etc, at end ofreshuffle (9)

7      Clean new outskirts of Venice and San Marino, for example (7)

8     A red bag boiled and chopped – this is what all our rubbish should be! (13)

15    Unexpectedly dominates Kent town (9)

17    Mechanical contrivance (lacking cam) from Santiago perhaps (7)

19   Aims set out by French artist (7)

20   Charlie, Capone and Oldman in Alberta (7)

21   Company hides a vice – one in 25 across? (6)

24   Victor lost out on electrical units (5)

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