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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Free writing: word doodles – writing for the fun of it (by others)

Bluebells in Bunhill Fields Burial Ground – London

Hi,

I thought I’d choose a calm image for this, as we settle in for another chunk of lockdown.

It feels strange to be so still while around us life bursts out in places we never noticed before – even in London. The photographs in this piece were taken yesterday in a peaceful spot called Bunhill Fields Burial Ground, which is the “final resting place for an estimated 120,000 bodies” amongst them William Blake, Daniel Defoe and John Bunyan.

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