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May 2021 Geographical crossword

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May 2021 Geographical crossword
13 May
Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

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7     Rock that’s possibly lemoniest? (9)

8     Awful endless Sunday in Africa (5)

10   Mexican hat is dull in colour – or the wrong way round (8)

11     O woe! Kinda empty US state! (6)

12     Indonesian island contributing to globalisation (4)

13    Maybe stay with hero on the Isle of Bute (8)

15    John Lennon rap trio, perhaps? (7)

17    Cast figures from uranium in California and Arizona? (7)

20   Blonde lies about source of knitwear (4,4)

22    Military flyers have tea, we hear, on the Kon-Tiki? (4)

25    Write your name, or ‘Mr’ in Spanish (6)

26    Referring to early geological period is racist, perhaps (8)

27    Governor who helps draw the line? (5)

28   Alisha may move to the mountains (9)


1       See 9 down

2      Rabies outbreak in the Balkans (6)

3       Turning left it’s here in the Channel Islands (2,6)

4      Road ran twistingly to principality in 16 (7)

5      US friend a nuisance here in Hungary (8)

6       A boat wreck broken up without oxygen in this stagnant part of the river (9)

9 and 1 down    Meat riots broken up in SE Asian country (4,5)

14     Hair oil blended by us is very funny (9)

16    Prey seen wandering in mountains (8)

18    Back in Milan I’m rethinking part of the airport (8)

19     Sure to upset Iran, etc (7)

21    Sewing and roughly ironing leads to Asian garment (4)

23    Relating to government revenue, City initially fails badly (6)

24   Is up to old sailor to provide Indian instrument (5)

Get the answers in the June issue of Geographical!

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