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Subscriber Sweepstake 8 Winners

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Miss Dior Eau de parfum: Mrs J Robertson, Cheltenham

Collins English Dictionary: Mrs J Hancox, Birmingham

Jamie Oliver Blender: Miss Una Corner, Hull

Breville Sandwich Press: Mrs Roisin Keogh-Petrini, Vallentuna

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Subscriber Sweepstake 7 Winners

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These lucky subscribers have shared in over $1000 worth of prizes!

StarView Telescope 150EQ: Del Short, Quirindi NSW

Portable DVD player: F Gubbins, Warradale, SA

Kenwood – Blend-X Classic White Blender: Fred Symons, Narangba QLD

DeLonghi – Icona Kettle: K McGrath, Manjimup WA

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Colossus Crosswords 168 – Gremlin

The Baffler, page 21

The word ‘nationalist’ is spelt incorrectly in the clue ’18th century Irish nationalist, Wolfe …’ for the answer TONE

Thank you to Rudy van Acker from Wingello, NSW for alerting us to this error

Subscriber Sweepstake 7 Winners

CONGRATULATIONS to the latest winners in our
Lovatts Subscriber Sweepstake!
These lucky subscribers have shared in £250 worth of prizes!

Kindle Paperwhite eReader: Miss E Mitchell, Aberdeen

Twinings 12-compartment tea chest: Ms J Dakin, New Malden

Apple iPod Shuffle: Mrs Beryl Bennett, Crewe

Bush Leather DAB-FM Radio: Mrs D Laycock, London

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UK COLOSSUS Winners (Issue 297)

CASHWORDS JACKPOT
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BAFFLER
3 x £50
Heather Bridges, Wallasey; Sue Jefferson, Haverhill; Steve Smith, Preston.

GIANT CRYPTIC
£100
Greeba Ellinsworth, Fleetwood.

2 x £25 LOVE2SHOP Gift Vouchers
Joan Dale, Fleetwood; Evelyn Townsend, Sth Croydon.

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Jean Brown, Leicester.

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Patricia Day, Ramsey; Wendy Stafford, Stockport.

THE KNOWLEDGE
Sol: Radio Telescope
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Subscriber Sweepstake 6 Winners

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Nespresso Pixie Coffee Machine: Mrs J G Fillingham, Lincoln

Mason Pearson Pocket Pure Bristle Brush: Mrs P Swinnerton, Atherstone

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Leatherman Multi-Tool: Mrs B Clark, Huntington

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Subscriber Sweepstake 6 Winners

These lucky subscribers have shared in over $1000 worth of prizes!

Panasonic TV 28” HD LED LCD: Janet Hunt, Horsley NSW
Nikon Coolpix camera: Aileen Johnstone, Banksia Beach Qld
Miss Dior Eau de Parfum 50ml: Peter Showler, Port Fairy Vic
Laguiole Multicoloured Steak Set: Maureen Carter, Elizabeth Vale SA
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Hello – BIG August 2016

Our distant cousins don’t necessarily look like us so we shouldn’t be surprised that in the world of vocabulary, word families have relatives who share a common ancestor, but have distanced themselves from each other.

The Latin word sanguis meaning ‘blood’ gives us both sanguinary ‘bloodthirsty’ and sanguine ‘happy’. Perhaps this is a hint about [more…]

Subscriber Sweepstake 5 Winners

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Bush 12 inch portable DVD player: Mrs Chris Kerwood, Hull

Breville 4 Slice Sandwich Press: Mrs I Bailey, Haslemere

Olympus 8 x 40 Binocular: Mrs Elizabeth Welsh, Fife

The Times Reference Atlas of the World: Mrs Joan Parker, Brentwood

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