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Christmas crossword solution

Christmas crossword solution

16 January 2016

9:00 AM

16 January 2016

9:00 AM

The grid quotation was from the JOURNEY OF THE MAGI (T S ELIOT). Initial letters of superfluous words spelled out ‘Heap on more wood, the wind is chill / But let it whistle where it will / We’ll keep our Christmas merry still’, from MARMION (Sir Walter SCOTT). Unclued works by these authors were the SACRED WOOD, FOUR QUARTETS, the HOLLOW MEN, ASH WEDNESDAY, the WASTE LAND, the ROCK (Eliot), the FAIR MAID OF PERTH, ROB ROY, the HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN, the LADY OF THE LAKE, the PIRATE, IVANHOE (Scott). The light to be highlighted was CATS (based on Eliot).

The grid quotation was from the JOURNEY OF THE MAGI (44 82) (T S ELIOT)(116). Initial letters of superfluous words spelled out ‘Heap on more wood, the wind is chill / But let it whistle where it will / We’ll keep our Christmas merry still’, from MARMION (63) (Sir Walter SCOTT) (25A). Unclued works by these authors were the SACRED WOOD (88A 110), FOUR QUARTETS (58 93), the HOLLOW MEN (101 46), ASH WEDNESDAY (76 24), the WASTE LAND (102 21), the ROCK (3) (Eliot), the FAIR MAID OF PERTH (113 65A 28), ROB ROY (70), the HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN (29 77), the LADY OF THE LAKE (13 91), the PIRATE (61), IVANHOE (7) (Scott). The light to be highlighted was CATS (68D) (based on Eliot).


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