Current affairs crossword (3) – the answers

Crossword (3) 23.9.2020

Time for the answers to Crossword 3. I always find these more fun than the questions, because when I read through them I can convince myself that I would have known them anyway. To save you having to flick back, the answers are written out beside the questions. You’ll see them just beneath the puzzle below.

The Tour de France featured quite heavily so any knowledge of this year’s race would have got you off to a good start.

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Current affairs crossword – not all about sport

Crossword (3) 23.9.2020

Here are a few more crossword clues picked out from the week that’s just been. The Tour de France and a few celebrities get a mention, and there’s other stuff. Hope you’ll find the clues tricky enough but not too tricky.

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Current affairs crossword (2) – the answers

Crossword (2) 16.9.2020

It’s such a pleasure to host these on The Phraser – a gap filler between end of summer and the start of winter writing.

Hope you might have had the time to give the last crossword a try. Here are the answers in case you haven’t already found them.

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Current affairs crossword – something for a lunch break

Crossword 16.9.2020

We’ve been through a little of what’s happened around the world over the past seven days, and picked out some of what’s gone on to see if you noticed as well.

For me, these questions – almost all from the headlines or linked to them – are harder than last week’s … at least, they were until I saw the answers.

The plan is to put the solution up on Friday. Good luck!

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The crossword answers – hope you got them all

Crossword

Here are the answers! I know you’ve been waiting. Thanks for giving it a go.

Now you can relax … although there may be more next week.

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A crossword – you know you can do it

Crossword

Hello – The Phraser is back. Hope all is well with you.

It’s autumn here – colours and cold are in flux, and everyone cautious about how best to reach the end of 2020. Plenty of pondering going on so I thought a crossword might suit.

The theme is current affairs with the topics picked from the news around the world. I hope, helper permitting, to do something similar next week, with answers posted on a Friday.

Have fun! No masks required.

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Time for a summer break … not far, but greener

#ZimbabweanLivesMatter

Away from my Desk

I just wanted to let you know that I am going to take a break for a few weeks. You may well not even notice, given that my blogging is so erratic these days, but at least there is a note on the page in case you do decide to look in.

Thanks to everyone who’s been reading and taking the time to comment. It is so good to know that you’re out there. Special thanks also to the brave ‘free writers’ who joined me during the early months of lockdown. I loved the company and the mini-thought posts that came with it. Bizarre how long ago it feels now.

Finally, a big mention to Zim, where the challenges only seem to multiply. It’s extraordinary to watch the fight against corruption and abuse … so determined despite the terrible odds. I’ve felt a sort of agonising grief/hope with each painful step forward, and truly can’t imagine the courage it takes. I’ll keep watching.

Well … that’s it.

Wishing you the best wherever you are, and hope to see you again sometime in September.

Georgie

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