Quickword No. 31
: Do you know ‘a river, part of the Bristol-London waterway’ (6 letters), and ‘e.g. D minor’ (3 letters)?
River of Wiltshire and Berkshire, a tributary of the Thames, and part of the navigable waterway between Bristol and London. picture
Provide with weapons.
Dark or dull in colour or tone; serious and sad.
Owner of a Biblical vineyard, which was seized from him by King Ahab at the behest of Queen Jezebel. 1 Kings 21: 1-24
E.g. D major, F sharp minor.
Greek island in the Dodecanese, home of ancient physician Hippocrates (?460-?370 BC).
Corporal in William Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’.
The seed-bearing head or spike of a cereal plant such as wheat or barley.
Possessor by right.
Bob Cratchit, clerk to Ebeneezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’s ‘A Christmas Carol’.
Lyric poem addressed to e.g. a Grecian urn, or a Nightingale.
Triplet No. 18
Find the magic letter that can change three words into three different ones.
Fr Vitalis and the Familiar Face
Why did a kindly old priest refuse to show his respects to St Nektarios?