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No. 1 (Winter 1952)
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TE AO HOU'S CROSSWORD

Every word to be filled in in this crossword puzzle should be in Maori. If this puzzle is a success, Te Ao Hou will print one in every issue. A prize of one pound will be paid for a correct solution, and if there are more than one correct solution, the prizes will be awarded by ballot to one of the correct entries. Only entries sent in not later than August 2 will be considered. The winner and the correct solution will be announced in the next issue.

CLUES ACROSS

1 Beach
8 War God
9 Pacific
13 Fort
14 Hull
15 Supreme Being
16 Yes
17 Loaded
19 Me
21 Embrace
22 Last Night
26 Whose (Plural)
27 Mother
28 Sail
29 Mallet
30 Fire
31 Rain
32 Consumed
34 A Tree
35 End slab of house
37 Seaweed
38 Mutton Bird
39 Your (Plural)
40 That
41 Rain
42 Two (Two Words)
44 Road
45 Your (Plural)
46 Shrink from
47 Lightning
49 Upwards
50 Time
51 Your (Plural)
52 Reason
54 Damp
57 Our (Two Words)
58 Not
59 God
61 Sunday
63 Ask
65 World
67 Herring
68 Backbone
69 Sky parent
73 Sky
74 Paid for

CLUES DOWN

1 World
2 Sinker
3 Giddy
4 Difficult
5 Gathering
6 Burn
7 Chick
8 Be accomplished
9 Kupe's Canoe
10 Supreme being
11 Different
12 Mouth
13 Gun
18 River
20 Inland
22 Ray
23 That
24 Yes
25 Sharpen
27 Thrown
29 Arawa ancestor
30 Thatch
31 Snake
33 Enquire for
35 Those
36 Only
43 Front
48 I don't know
49 Vine
50 Four
52 Beat
53 You (Plural)
54 Fish hook
55 Herring
56 Hot spring
58 Kitchen
60 Captain of ‘Aotea’
61 Man who stole a whale
62 Rain
64 The
65 Cave
66 Your (Plural)
70 Isn't that so?
71 Him
72 From