For learning. For inspiration. For plain speaking.
Quickword No. 37 : Do you know ‘conclusive evidence’ (5 letters), and ‘perceptive realisation’ (6 letters)?
Quickword No. 37
FLOWN***E*HAT*INSIGHT*T*M*U*AIRPORT*LIE*S***PROOF
“Our birds are flown and the nest empty,” said Holmes.
(From ‘The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes’, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle).
E.g. top, flat.
Perceptive realisation.
Where to catch a plane.
Faleshood.
Conclusive evidence.
Pulse.
Faint moan.
Pester.
Town and bay in Scotland, birthplace of Sir William Alexander Smith (1854-1914), founder of the Boys’ Brigade.
Tear.

More like this

Quickwords (45) Games with Words (287) Word and Number Puzzles (310)

Picture: © Sylvia Duckworth, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. View original
A cairn on Holborn Head, looking towards the Orkney Islands. But what is the name of the nearby town? See 6 down.

Amazon Books

Featured Music

Letters Game

What is the longest word you can make using these letters?

Press enter or type a space to see feedback on your word.

More like this: Letters Game Games with Words

Numbers Game

Work across from the number on the left, applying each arithmetical operation to the previous answer. What’s the final total?

Tip: Click any of the four inner squares to check your running total.

More like this: Maths Steps (Mental Arithmetic Game) Mental Arithmetic

Selected Stories
By Elfric of Eynsham
(955-1010)
Abbot Elfric unpacks the meaning of the gifts of the Three Wise Men.
Edmond Halley will forever be associated with the comet named after him, but his greatest achievement was getting Sir Isaac Newton to publish ‘Principia Mathematica’.
By Charles Dickens
(1812-1870)
Mr Snawley has two stepsons he would like to offload, and Mr Squeers seems just the right person to help him.
By William Windham MP
(1750-1810)
William Windham MP was appalled at the idea of levying a tax on man’s best friend.
By Samuel Smiles
(1812-1904)
Pauline de Meulan’s magazine Publiciste was close to going out of business when an anonymous contributor stepped in.
Based on an account by Saint Bede of Jarrow
(672-735)
How hard-pressed Christians on the Welsh border won a battle without bloodshed.