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September 2021 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 ‘September Crossword’. For more information visit www.octopusbooks.co.uk.

Entries close on 21 September.



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


8   German motorway, but no AA hotel, strangely (8)

9 and 10   Trip our CEO arranged to Caribbean island (6,4)

11  Indian state that’s oddly global! (3)

12  Aged theatrical actor from northern town (6)

13  In the Balkans, a ‘Sunflower State’ (6)

15  Unusual streak in part of South Africa (8)

17  Jane missing an organised choir in Palestinian town (7)

19 Some regrets in Athens about the local wine? (7)

22   I shaved tip of ear badly – get glue! (8

24   Sports enclosure surrounded by iron for part of  Edinburgh Festival? (6)

25   Unlucky accident – his map is faulty (6)

27   Initially pick up beer here (3)

28   What dogs do to outside of tree? (4)

29   Towards the rear of the ship, like seabird (6)

30   Sort of Croatian mackintosh? (8) 


1   Main change in certain South American country (8)

2   To leave African country (4)

3   Criminal group grabs 50% of fees on Indian river (6)

4   Young child, a Spanish king’s daughter (7)

5   Modern coup d’état collapsed without leader (2-2-4)

6   Famous psychoanalyst has no right to intervene in this family dispute? (4)

7   Fire on from the air to produce faster result? (6)

14  Tears up eastern part of church (5)

16  Japanese food is part of a serious US hit! (5)

18  Sharp bends – unusually sharp in India (8)

20  It might be raining round end of June for this African native (8)

21  Northern power shifting – Metro Centre to South Wales city (7)

23  Delta tries to be different, having the least rainfall? (6)

24  Cloth from the wonderful Mr Stein, we’re told! (6)

26   Pay attention to heavily armed borders (4)

28   Animal for a dollar? (4)

Get the answers in the October issue of Geographical!

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