answers to newsletter puzzles

Issue 58, September 2017

Answers to Picture Quiz No 15
A water connection point on the canal, just up from the double lock at Corpach.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  DELIVER
4  MADAM
7  LORDS
9  LETTING
10 MAYPOLE
11 REIGN
12 AMANDA
14 RUSSIA
18 REALM
20 RED CARD
22 MEN ONLY
23 REHAB
24 NITRO
25 LICENCE
1  DILEMMA
2  LARRY
3  RELIEF
4  METER
5  DAISIES
6  MEGAN
8  SWORD
13 AGAINST
15 UDDER
16 AUDIBLE
17 ARGYLL
18 ROMAN
19 MANGO
21 ASHEN

Issue 57, June 2017

Answers to Picture Quiz No 14
The spirelet (known as a ‘fleche’) on the roof of the Treasures of the Earth Museum, Corpach, formerly Roman Catholic Church of St Anne.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  COMMONS
4  SALLY
7  ANGEL
9  UKULELE
10 GANNETS
11 DRIED
12 SPOUSE
14 MANGLE
18 PETER
20 LACTOSE
22 RAINBOW
23 THREE
24 SPEAN
25 REVISIT
1  CHARGES
2  MEGAN
3  SQUASH
4  SOUND
5  LEERING
6  YIELD
8  LEEDS
13 OUTSIDE
15 ASCOT
16 ELEMENT
17 FLOWER
18 PARIS
19 ROBIN
21 OGRES

Issue 56, March 2017

Answers to Picture Quiz No 13
Banavie Signal Box, 21 June 1971

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  ARMBAND
4  HEART
7  ALGAE
9  PORTENT
10 AT NIGHT
11 YODEL
12 ADMITS
14 BUNSEN
18 MADAM
20 OAK TREE
22 CASCADE
23 TIBET
24 EVADE
25 EXACTLY
1  ALABAMA
2  MEGAN
3  DEPOTS
4  HARRY
5  AGENDAS
6  TOTAL
8  EIGHT
13 MADONNA
15 UPSET
16 NO ENTRY
17 ICE AGE
18 MAPLE
19 MOOSE
21 ABBOT

Issue 55, December 2016

Answers to Picture Quiz No 12
Kinlocheil Outdoor Education Centre

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  TEMPLAR
4  STEAM
7  NOUNS
9  CEILING
10 GRENADE
11 HUMAN
12 THAMES
14 ERASED
18 CACHE
20 OAK TREE
22 EVOLVED
23 DRAKE
24 MAYOR
25 READMIT
1  TONIGHT
2  MOUSE
3  ROCKET
4  SHISH
5  ENIGMAS
6  MEGAN
8  SPADE
13 ANCHOVY
15 RAKED
16 RE-ELECT
17 WONDER
18 CREAM
19 ELVER
21 REALM

Issue 54, September 2016

Answers to Picture Quiz No 11
Sorry, no idea, it’s a mystery – we were hoping you could tell us!

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  BOB A JOB
4  CREAM
7  CABIN
9  ROCKING
10 RELEASE
11 ADMIN
12 IMPOSE
14 MISSED
18 ASCOT
20 AMNESIA
22 REFEREE
23 RANGE
24 NICHE
25 SACHETS
1  BACARDI
2  BABEL
3  BARREL
4  COCOA
5  ENIGMAS
6  MEGAN
8  NEARS
13 PACIFIC
15 INNER
16 DIAPERS
17 CADETS
18 ARRAN
19 THREE
21 SENSE

Issue 53, June 2016

Answers to Picture Quiz No 10
Fassfern lochans

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  NO DOUBT
4  MOUSE
7  THREE
9  ANGELIC
10 AMMONIA
11 NIECE
12 LADDER
14 DENTED
18 AISLE
20 NARRATE
22 GOULASH
23 REPEL
24 EBBED
25 MERMAID
1  NETBALL
2  DURUM
3  TEABAG
4  MEGAN
5  UGLIEST
6  EMCEE
8  ERNIE
13 DISTURB
15 ERROR
16 DWELLED
17 ANTHEM
18 ANGLE
19 ELAND
21 ALPHA

Issue 52, March 2016

Answers to Picture Quiz No 9
Locheilside station platform

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  TUBULAR
4  FORTH
7  MEGAN
9  CHINESE
10 LINKAGE
11 DIANA
12 REFUSE
14 STATES
18 FARMS
20 AIRPORT
22 NOODLES
23 NORTH
24 HEART
25 AEROSOL
1  TUMBLER
2  BEGIN
3  RACHEL
4  FRIED
5  RE-ENACT
6  HYENA
8  NEARS
13 FORMOSA
15 TURIN
16 SATCHEL
17 NAUSEA
18 FINCH
19 SPLIT
21 OGRES

Issue 51, September 2015

Answers to Picture Quiz No 8
Ruined footbridge across the River Loy near Achnanellan.  DANGER – DO NOT CROSS!

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  COMMENT
4  TARTS
7  BEGIN
9  RICHARD
10 AMNESIA
11 SOAPS
12 ENVOYS
14 STREET
18 DUCKS
20 HEXAGON
22 AIR PUMP
23 STATE
24 YOYOS
25 SAUCERS
1  CABBAGE
2  MEGAN
3  TARTAN
4  TICKS
5  REAL ALE
6  SIDES
8  NASTY
13 VACANCY
15 TEXAS
16 TANDEMS
17 THAT IS
18 DAFFY
19 SLEDS
21 GRAVE

Issue 50, June 2015

Answers to Picture Quiz No 7
Clockwise from top left: hare, woodpecker, peacock, wildcat, barn owl, kingfisher, all spotted alog the canal between Banavie and Torcastle.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  TRIPLET
4  MEGAN
7  BREAD
9  COUTURE
10 COLONEL
11 EAGLE
12 ORKNEY
14 SEASON
18 HARRY
20 ANIMALS
22 BRONCOS
23 ANGIE
24 THEFT
25 EARPLUG
1  TOBACCO
2  IDEAL
3  TICKLE
4  MOUSE
5  GRUDGES
6  NIECE
8  DANCE
13 KARAOKE
15 ERICA
16 NESTEGG
17 LASSIE
18 HABIT
19 YACHT
21 ANGEL

Issue 49, Mar 2015

Answer to Picture Quiz No 6
The cupola, or rooflight, over the foyer of the Health Centre at Camaghael.
The Health Centre was officially opened in May 2007 so the cupola must have been there since early 2007 or maybe late 2006.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  TRANSIT
4  MEGAN
7  MAGIC
9  RETRAIN
10 ECLIPSE
11 RIOJA
12 TABLET
14 TREATS
18 ABBEY
20 OCTAGON
22 COLONEL
23 OFFAL
24 TENDS
25 REVISES
1  TEMPEST
2  ANGEL
3  TARGET
4  METER
5  GRANOLA
6  NINJA
8  COPSE
13 BABYLON
15 RATIO
16 SINGLES
17 BOWLER
18 ASCOT
19 YANKS
21 GIFTS

Issue 48, Dec 2014

Answer to Picture Quiz No 5
See Page 27 of Newsletter Issue 49, March 2015.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  COMMENT
4  BABEL
7  NIGHT
9  RACQUET
10 RANGERS
11 NOUNS
12 LADDER
14 BATTER
18 SCRAM
20 FOOTMAN
22 EPISODE
23 TOTAL
24 LOGIE
25 SHALLOT
1  CONTROL
2  MEGAN
3  THRUSH
4  BACON
5  BOUQUET
6  LOTUS
8  THEME
13 DARLING
15 ABOUT
16 RINGLET
17 OFFERS
18 STEAL
19 MOOSE
21 MOTEL

Issue 47, Sept 2014

Answer to Picture Quiz No 4

The line of poplar trees at the foot of Farrow Drive, Corpach.

Apologies for error in Tony Whitelocke’s crossword (KCC’s fault, not Tony’s). Clue 18 Across should have read:
This game is two Es short of 13 down.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  SPARROW
4  TOTEM
7  INAPT
9  LEMMING
10 OAK TREE
11 YEARN
12 SACHET
14 BARRED
18 CHESS
20 MINIMUM
22 POSTAGE
23 ERNIE
24 SISAL
25 EXPIRES
1  SAILORS
2  ABACK
3  WELTER
4  TOMMY
5  THIN AIR
6  MEGAN
8  THREE
13 CHEESES
15 ANNIE
16 DAMSELS
17 IMPEDE
18 COPES
19 SMALL
21 MINOR

Issue 46, June 2014

Answer to Picture Quiz No 3
Lochaber Rugby Club’s pitch, taken 26/04/14 before the newly sown grass seed began to grow.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  WILLIAM
4  CABER
7  MEGAN
9  RAMBLER
10 LATERAL
11 CRAWL
12 YO HO HO
14 ACETIC
18 BATON
20 PERFECT
22 OCEANIC
23 EXTRA
24 NODDY
25 ECLIPSE
1  WEMBLEY
2  LEG IT
3  MARBLE
4  COMIC
5  BALLAST
6  RURAL
8  NORTH
13 HOTHEAD
15 CURVE
16 COTTAGE
17 APACHE
18 BROWN
19 NANNY
21 EAT UP

Issue 45, Mar 2014

Answer to Picture Quiz No 2
Photo of KCC’s Kshama in the departure lounge at Glasgow Airport, taken by her husband Andy.

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  DESSERT
4  MEGAN
7  MINER
9  ASPIRIN
10 EPSILON
11 EMERY
12 SPOUSE
14 COUSIN
18 PETER
20 BETWIXT
22 RAREBIT
23 TIGER
24 STOUT
25 DIGITAL
1  DAMSELS
2  SINUS
3  TRAINS
4  MAPLE
5  GARDENS
6  NANNY
8  ROLLS
13 ONTARIO
15 OCTET
16 NATURAL
17 ABATED
18 PARIS
19 ROBOT
21 INGOT

Issue 44, Dec 2013

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword
Apologies for the error in the clue for 22 Across.  The word count should have been 3,4 (not 4,3).
Tony’s recurring theme is that Megan appears in each of his crosswords (she is someone dear to his heart). 

Across: Down:
1  BISCUIT
4  MOUNT
7  GABLE
9  FIGMENT
10 ICE CUBE
11 NORSE
12 ESCAPE
14 ANCHOR
18 PAPER
20 HONESTY
22 TEAR GAS
23 SHISH
24 RENAL
25 EIGHTHS
1  BAGPIPE
2  SABRE
3  TUFFET
4  MEGAN
5  UNEARTH
6  TITLE
8  EQUIP
13 CAPTAIN
15 NINES
16 RHYTHMS
17 CHASTE
18 PETER
19 REGAL
21 SWIFT

Issue 43, Sep 2013

Answer to Picture Quiz No 1
The aft deck of the Lord of The Glens (on the Caledonian Canal at Banavie Basin)

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1  SCALPEL
4  SIDES
7  CREAM
9  GAMBLER
10 NOSEGAY
11 ALLAN
12 STRING
14 BISHOP
18 LISTS
20 THISTLE
22 COMPERE
23 GREEN
24 SODOM
25 MUSTANG
1  SECONDS
2  AMENS
3  LEGBYE
4  SAMBA
5  DELILAH
6  SIREN
8  MEGAN
13 RESUMED
15 ICING
16 PFENNIG
17 STREAM
18 LOCHS
19 STEAM
21 THETA

Issue 42, Jun 2013

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1   MEANDER
4   MIDGE
7   MEGAN
9   DISPUTE
10 ISLANDS
11 SPLIT
12 SAVOYS
14 SPIDER
18 ASCOT
20 UMPIRES
22 ANNOYED
23 ARMED
24 NIECE
25 EMERALD
1 MOTHERS
2 ANGEL
3 RADISH
4 MOSES
5 DOUBLED
6 ELECT
8 NANNY
13 VACANCE
15 PEPPA
16 RESIDED
17 DUNDEE
18 AGAIN
19 THYME
21 RUMBA

Issue 41, Mar 2013

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1 COMPANY
4 DOPEY
7 PIGGY
9 GAZELLE
10 EUNUCHS
11 NOTED
12 SPORTY
14 CABERS
18 MOTOR
20 UMPIRES
22 SPINACH
23 ERODE
24 CREAM
25 REVISED
1 COPPERS
2 MEGAN
3 YOGISM
4 DOZEN
5 PALETTE
6 YIELD
8 YACHT
13 OUTSIDE
15 APPLE
16 SUSPEND
17 AUTHOR
18 MUSIC
19 REALM
21 ROOMS

Issue 40, Dec 2012

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

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1 OUTDOOR
4 MEGAN
7 EAGLE
9 NORFOLK
10 ABRIDGE
11 HATED
12 LUSTRE
14 GLOSSY
18 SCRAM
20 ANIMALS
22 NUMERAL
23 GROOM
24 ABYSS
25 DENMARK
1 OVERALL
2 TIGER
3 RANGER
4 MARCH
5 GROTTOS
6 NAKED
8 EIDER
13 SCRUMPY
15 LYING
16 YASHMAK
17 BALLAD
18 SANTA
19 MARKS
21 ALOHA

Issue 39, Sept 2012

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

Across: Down:
1 TOWARDS
4 TODAY
7 LILAC
9 COMICAL
10 ONSHORE
11 SEMIS
12 DALEKS
14 DOLLAR
18 RINGO
20 HAIRPIN
22 APOSTLE
23 NORTH
24 MINOR
25 SPONSOR
1 TELFORD
2 WALES
3 SACKED
4 TIMES
5 DECIMAL
6 YOLKS
8 CHOCK
13 LINCOLN
15 ORION
16 RANCHER
17 CHEERS
18 REALM
19 OTTER
21 PARIS

Issue 38, June 2012

Answers to Tony Whitelocke’s crossword

Across: Down:
1 PITCHES
4 POPPY
7 NIECE
9 DISCARD
10 OVERACT
11 REBEL
12 NEARER
14 CRAYON
18 MEGAN
20 ALI BABA
22 TORRENT
23 SEINE
24 LEAPS
25 CHARIOT
1 PONTOON
2 THEME
3 SEDATE
4 POSER
5 PLAYBOY
6 YODEL
8 EVADE
13 ALGERIA
15 RAILS
16 NEATEST
17 BALTIC
18 METAL
19 NEEPS
21 ALIBI

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