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16 — Botany and Ormiston Times, Thursday, August 6, 2015 www.times.co.nz PHOTOS FOR SALE Thousands of photos from all our publications are available for purchase via our website. Go to www.times.co.nz/photos and click on your chosen image for ordering details. www.times.co.nz/photos facebook.com/TimesOnlineNZ Tel 271 8000 Sudoku No. 144 Horoscope Your Zodiac forecast for the week ahead ACROSS 1. Band (4) 7. Sea (9) 8. Yes (4) 9. Vegetable (4) 10. Carry (4) 11. Dissolve (4) 14. Theatrical (10) 16. Defenceless (10) 19. Dance (4) 22. Second-hand (4) 24. Remain (4) 25. Fish (4) 26. Deadlock (9) 27. Rip (4) DOWN 1. Tempest (5) 2. Mollusc (5) 3. Fondle (6) 4. Victor (6) 5. Help (4) 6. Bird (9) 12. Beautiful (9) 13. Lean (4) 15. Above (4) 17. Start again (6) 18. Loveliness (6) 20. Creme de la creme (5) 21. Beer (5) 23. Herb (4) Quick Puzzle 12 3456 7 8 91 0 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Cryptic Puzzle Answers under Public Notices in the Classifieds section. Answers under Public Notices in the Classifieds section. 1. August 6: National Fresh Breath Day. If ever there were a day to stage an intervention with your halitosis-afflicted friends, today’s the day. Or, give yourself an extra brush and a bonus swirl of mouthwash. 2. August 9: Book Lovers’ Day. Granted, for most book lovers every day is a day to celebrate reading, but in a digital age, the day is to celebrate book lovers of all shapes, sizes, covers and word counts. 3. August 10: Lazy Day. Now you have a reason to devote a day to doing positively nothing! 4. August 12: International Youth Day. IYD is the brainchild of the United Nations and was first celebrated on August 12. 2000. The theme this year is Youth Civic Engagement that seeks to promote young people’s civic engagement at all levels. MENTAL FLOSS TIMES WORD puzzlE 7718 Win! 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A beach, though it’s small, as well (4). 14. Be doubly helpful? (3,3,4). 16. Are they inhabited by denizens of the deep? (4,6). 19. Ring the gentleman at the jeweller’s (4). 22. The catch is, about a quarter are droopy (4). 24. The final fifty have got away (4). 25. Said scornfully “A snowman!” (4). 26. Sets about the waste disposal, anyhow (9). 27. Lead the son by the hand (4). DOWN 1. Thinks of the many things one could do with it (5). 2. Attracted by, had taken out (5). 3. Wound the double: a man (6). 4. And eel stew is very heavy (6). 5. Note the strange name (4). 6. She’s the bird with the weird attire (9). 12. Given the job, pop back to get trained (9). 13. A girl-friend for every day of the year? (4). 15. Outside the second man-hole, too (4). 17. Admits to everything and cries (6). 18. Tries to pronounce “SAAA” (6). 20. Give seed to it: the bird, that is (5). 21. Tear off the number on top afterwards (5). 23. Heavens, try and keep quiet! (4). LEO July 23-Aug 22 Small financial risks pay dividends by the end of the week. Common interests brings you in touch with a new friend. Your casual remarks are taken to heart. VIRGO Aug 23-Sept 22 Neighbours tend to interfere and it may be time for you to explain your need for privacy. Luxuries are enjoyed on the weekend and a loved one seems surprisingly hard to please. LIBRA Sept 23-Oct 22 Personal matters that have been blocked lately finally begin to move. A loved one is alternately dramatic and affectionate. Relatives are thankful for your strengths they took for granted. SCORPIO Oct 23-Nov 21 The emphasis is on refreshing skills and updating your appearance. A critical relative becomes surprisingly supportive. Romance and travel mix nicely, but business and romance do not. SAGITTARIUS Nov 22-Dec 22 Watch out that you don’t jump the gun, especially around the homefront. Reconciliation is favoured through the weekend. An unusual travel opportunity could open up. CAPRICORN Dec 23-Jan 20 This could be a better-than- average business week, with powers of persuasion reaching new heights. Large parties are unexpectedly enjoyable. Friends ask you to repay some favours. AQUARIUS Jan 21-Feb 19 Your career goal is within view, but impatience can be your downfall. Watch a tendency to criticize too harshly. Romantic risks are unwise now. A familiar approach is your best bet. PISCES Feb 20-Mar 20 A lucky cycle begins in romance. You exude charm and sincerity. In your career, watch that you are not delegating too much authority. Public speaking could be a strong point on the weekend. ARIES Mar 21-Apr 20 Friends are more ready to promise than deliver – so take a realistic approach to their offerings. Collect an overdue debt by the end of the week. Romance could be on the upswing on the weekend. TAURUS Apr 21-May 22 Your interest in people’s problems could distract you from more productive pursuits. Attractive offers may be on the level, but learn more before signing on the dotted line. GEMINI May 23-June 21 Allow extra time to tend to health needs of older relatives. News of a celebration catches you by surprise. Moneymaking ideas show promise but may benefit from refinement. CANCER June 22-July 22 Your instructions tend to be misinterpreted by your work mates, but your intentions are thoroughly understood by loved ones. Important personal goals are finally coming to view.
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