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January 2022 Geographical crossword

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January 2022 Geographical crossword
22 Dec
Can you complete this month’s Geographical crossword puzzle?

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4 and 8   Sad Viola, as door reveals appropriate processional route in old Jerusalem (3,8)

9      Winter perhaps in Mediterranean with your boy (6)

10   Buff up on this European language? (6)

11    Unusual patterns in part of church (8)

13    Holy city of Islam I named afresh (6)

14   Perfect place is inside procession (8)

15   Title for peer is part of the natural order (4)

16 and 18   Royal Consort’s piano transformed Blair Centre (6,6)

21   Ring bloke in Arabian country (4)

22   East Anglian river debate reaches Rhone delta (8) 

24   Act indecisively – the conclusion of Lord Reith, surprisingly (6)

26    See 14 down

29    Concerning black French artist (6)

30    Straight away make amends about introduction of Covid (2,4)

31   Strong dislike of Verona – is changed (8)

32   Deceive young child (3)


1      Prairie wolf shy to return east (6)

2      Bravo, Ms Colman, heading north from South American country (8)

3      Manchester town producing ‘Tangled Chord’ beer (8)

4      Immense savings initially in tax (4)

5      In an atlas I ascertain a continent (4)

6      Stopped briefly in Pennsylvania – employed (6)

7      Elgar, for example, revised room spec (8)

12 and 13   Political strategy for the future – or a damp mess? (4,3)

14 and 26 across   Boris’s title? Mr Empire’s in it somehow! (5,8)

17    They take a practical view of Israel’s transformation, including end of settlement (8)

18    Danish author from Ardennes, possibly (8)

19   One who studies plants, also strangely into bats (8)

20   Topping of thoroughfares and roads? (3)

21    Some video us entering river (4)

23   Back in the Sixties Neil Armstrong reveals creatures from outer space (6)

25   Dines out with Oscar and American inventor (6)

27   Long walk back in bleaker terrain (4)

28   Study subject at uni – poor grade – golf abandoned! (4)

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