Solution: Channel Islands crossword
Here’s the answer to our Channel Islands crossword. If you haven’t already tried the crossword, look away now, or click here to have a go.
Channel Islands crossword
Test your knowledge of the Channel Islands and the wider world with this week’s crossword. You can download a printable PDF copy here. When you’ve got to the end (or you get stuck), click here for the answer.
1 Former hunting ground in central London (4)
3 District, central to Jersey’s St Aubin’s Bay (3,5)
9 Street name of St Helier, Jersey, and Forest, Guernsey (2,5)
10 Optional extra feature (3-2)
11 Bonus (5)
12 Involve (6)
14 Direction device on a boat (6)
16 Small island in the Bailiwick of Guernsey (6)
19 Jersey north coast cove whose name sounds like a shellfish (6)
21 Building outlet for steam (5)
24 Slopes (5)
25 Small motorised or pedal-powered vehicles (2-5)
26 Prolific, climbing summer flower (8)
27 Depend upon (4)
1 Glues (8)
2 Island north west of Herm, with a name close to that of a Guernsey defensive structure (5)
4 Players in a football team (6)
5 Perform again? (5)
6 Language based on medieval German, often written using Hebrew alphabet (7)
7 Footes ____. Guernsey FC home ground (4)
8 Attack, as German forces did to St Peter Port harbour prior to invasion (6)
13 Second largest Channel Island (8)
15 Street name in Guernsey and Jersey, sounds like a female goat (2,5)
17 Inspiration word (6)
18 Jamaican musical genre (6)
20 Inflict (5)
22 What a central computer on a network might do (5)
23 Painting, literature, opera etc (4)
Guernsey quiz 2
Test your knowledge of Guernsey and its closest neighbours. If you get 10 or more, give yourself the weekend off. Click here for the answers.
- What appears on the back of any Guernsey penny produced after 1985?
- How many holes are there at La Grande Mare golf course? Nine or 18?
- How tall was the original Doyle Monument at Jerbourg Point, prior to its destruction in 1944? Around 50ft, 100ft or 150ft?
- By what name is St Marie de Castro church better known?
- When did ITV Channel Television launch? 1952, 1962 or 1972?
- After what kind of religious man is the hill named, on which you’d find a small cemetery on Herm?
- Which St Peter Port spot is an anagram of “needs cardigans”?
- Sark has a famous hole in a piece of rock, which was once used for hauling up supplies from boats below. What is it called? The door, the opening or the window?
- How many square Guernsey perches make up a Guernsey vergee? 40, 50 or 60?
- How many gates did St Peter Port have in its former town walls? Five, ten or fifteen?
- Which of Guernsey’s parishes includes both Herm and Jethou?
- What is the second cheapest property on the Guernsey Monopoly board? Castle Cornet, Elizabeth College or the Little Chapel?
- How tall is the tower that houses the lighthouse on Castle Breakwater? 12m, 18m or 24m?
- If you were sitting on the sand at Vazon Bay and looking directly out to sea, which direction would you be facing?
- Folklore has it that walking around the Fairy Ring a certain number of times while making a wish, makes the wish come true. How many circuits do you need to complete? One, three or 12?
- When did the States of Guernsey complete its acquisition of Aurigny? 2003, 2006 or 2009?
- At what age is the Bailiff expected to retire?
- How long is the track operated by the Alderney Railway? One, two or three miles?
- By which culinary name is Fort Grey better known?
- Which fruit is paomme in Guernesiais?
Solution: Guernsey quiz 2
Here are the answers to the second Guernsey quiz. If you haven’t tried your hand at the quiz itself, give it a go now, before you check the solution.
- Records vary from 96ft (29m) to 101ft (31m)
- Castel Church
- 1 September 1962
- Monk (Monks’ Hill)
- Candie Gardens
- The Window
- St Peter Port
- The Little Chapel
- 12m (39ft)
- 2003 (15 May)
- 2 miles
- The Cup and Saucer
Solution: White Rock Sudoku
This is the solution to the White Rock sudoku. Look away now if you haven’t already tried the sudoku itself.
White Rock Sudoku
Arrange the letters W-H-I-T-E-R-O-C-K so that no letter appears more than once in a single column or row, or in any group of nine squares defined by the thicker lines on the grid below.