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July 2021 Geographical crossword

Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

The first correctly completed crossword selected at random wins a copy of Philip’s Essential World Atlas – a comprehensive hardback atlas worth £25

Send your entry to Geographical, 3.16 Q West, 1100 Great West Road, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 0GP, marked ‘June Crossword’. For more information visit www.octopusbooks.co.uk.

Entries close on 21 July.


CLICK HERE for a printable version of this month’s crossword


9      New deal with China for filled tortilla (9)

10   Female relative is last of line in French resort (5)

11    Ship is back in an epic, in a title role! (7)

12    Loosely link me with Russian leader in Moscow citadel (7)

13    Detailed map of part of Lapland (4)

14    Last daring scheme for old Russian city (10)

17    Ian and I transformed US state (7)

18   Famous Chapel could be noisiest, with no end of echo (7)

20   Novelties I devised for this branch of the media (10)

23   Verse on Italian river takes me back (4)

25   Article follows month in Georgia resort (7)

26   Change the name of this gas? (7)

28   Archetypal lover with a capital ‘O’! (5)

29   Cannot see translation into Chinese language (9)


1 and 13 down   Maybe it’s top new military academy (4,5)

2     Where clans do tango differently? (8)

3     Pride of British rugger players abroad? (5)

4      Endlessly attack clue, changed to ‘old Kolkata’ (8)

5      Nicholson and Pacino in ‘Wild Dog’? (6)

6      New Inn serves as ‘Capital of the Highlands’ (9)

7      Sounds like one trying to find buyer for wine store (6)

8      Showing enthusiasm, some spoke English (4)

13    See 1 down

15    Wild drumbeat but lacking vision (5)

16   Dreadful gales on TV here in Texas? (9)

18    Heavy rain not disrupting Northern Ireland Assembly (8)

19    Remote centre of bog is delta, perhaps (8)

21    Pea-like plant might produce glue to mend top half (6)

22   Frighten about carbon – in short supply (6)

24   Pet hospital captures a characteristic spirit (5)

25   Yorkshire river that rises in Siberia (4)

27   Always, in the vernacular (4) 

Get the answers in the August issue of Geographical!

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