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QUICK PUZZLE NO. 11428
7. Concurrent (12)
8. Receive (6)
9. Card game (6)
10. Throb (7)
12. Copy (5)
15. Platform (5)
16. Dish (7)
18. Shrub (6)
20. Projectile (6)
22. Disastrous (12)
1. Title (8)
2. Trick (4)
3. Law (7)
4. Bird (5)
5. Insect (8)
6. Land (4)
11. Wisdom (8)
13. Fearless (8)
14. Nut (7)
17. Reason (5)
19. Fowl (4)
21. Bound (4)
CRYPTIC PUZZLE NO. 11428
7. How it took to resist the awful temptation? (5,2,1,4). 8 .
Is apprehensive and pops the note inside (6). 9 . A minor
decrease in meat (6). 10. A joke to make the swimmer
think there’s an octopus below him? (3-4). 12 . Doesn’t
include, when one is excercising (5). 15. The dope! He is
sheltering in the trees! (5). 16. Thought there was nothing
to fix one on to (7). 18. And mad about a girl somewhere
in America (6). 20. Having been jealous of, complete with
in the end (6). 22. Translated, that is to say (2,5,5).
1. Don’t look so much, though very good, indeed (8). 2 . A
quiet girl from an Italian city (4). 3 . Do have the fish. It
will make you feel better (7). 4. A lighter facsimile of the
other (5). 5 . The figure is accepted though it’s wrong (8).
6. An animal for the crest, you say (4). 11 . The draper
runs outside to catch the marauder (8). 13. Goes on - or
returns (8). 14. Sap oozing round the tree, it seems (7).
17. Figure, long after, it’s the hiding-place (5). 19. “Bad
figure” I have to take back (4). 21. Some ravioli for the
QUICK PUZZLE NO. 11427 - SOLUTIONS
Across - 6, Rear-admiral. 7, Rime. 8 . Talented. 9, Denote.
10, Tender. 12, Cosset. 15, Brutal. 17, Fondness. 19, Iron.
Down - 1, Ravenous. 2, Castle. 3, Amulet. 4, Bren. 5, Al-
lege. 6, Raise. 11, Neuritis. 13, Oboist. 14, Treaty. 15,
Bishop. 16, Among. 18, Drop.
CRYPTIC PUZZLE NO. 11427 - SOLUTIONS
Across - 6, Hold one’s own. 7, D-aft. 8, Signpost. 9, De-
sign. 10, Re-side. 12, B-ash-ed. 15, Oil-c -an. 17, Satir-ist.
19, Edam (rev). 20, Experienced.
Down - 1, Flat-fish. 2, Po-i -son. 3, B-egg-ar. 4, So-up. 5,
Un-us-ed. 6, He-ave. 11, Solvency. 13, Ab-ate-d . 14, Dri-
ers (anag). 15, Out-set. 16, A-war-d. 18, I-mp-s .
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In a gap between two songs which
had once bookended the Stones’
1970s — the epic blues of Midnight
Rambler and the disco-athon of Miss
You — Mick Jagger thought it high
time to contemplate the past.
“ We’ve been coming to New
Zealand for almost 50 years, can
you believe that?,” he pondered out
loud to nearly 37,000 at Mt Smart
Stadium, who had gathered for the
only show of the band’s sixth visit.
Jagger then said something about
touring with Roy Orbison in 1965
and that was pretty much it for non-
musical memory lane.
Off to Studio 54 it was with Miss
You, and those Puerto Rican girls
dy-yy -yy -ing to meet chu. Its
extended funky strut the start of a
final big-hit barrage leading to a two-
song encore which capped a terrific
show, one that did not seem to suffer
any ill-effects due to its postponement
from March or Saturday night ’s wind
and drizzle — “ Very fitting we’re
ending up in the rain in Auckland,”
offered Jagger as roadies mopped up
the runway in front of him, “ Wish I
could get the carpet in my kitchen at
home done as quick as this.”
Yes, it has been almost 50 years
since the band came here, but this was
really the third tour of the Stonescorp
stadium blockbuster era.
Following a solo Jagger foray here
in 1988, the Stones played two nights
at Western Springs back in 1995. In
2006, they played one night there
again to 55,000 as well as a show at
Wellington’s Cake Tin too. This Mt
Smart show did not quite reach its
On the face of it, it seems the Stones
are not the drawcard they used to be
and thousands who saw them on
previous occasions did not bother this
time. Maybe they were put off by the
prices or the idea of a septugenerian
Stones celebrating a semi-centennial.
But just as Springsteen worked far
better at Mt Smart than he did at
the Springs a decade ago, so it was
with the Stones. The sound was great
and the giant screen visual and video
presentation took the audience in
alarmingly close to where all that
noise was coming from.
One minute you could read the
serial number on the back of one of
Keith Richards guitars, the next you
could lip-read his 20m visage him
shouting “Come on you mother******”
to no one in particular as Jumpin’ Jack
Flash went on, as some of the songs
did, a bit too long.
Yes you could see the crinkles and
wrinkles in towering high definition.
You could certainly see the seams.
But with it you could hear the
“click” as these antique, battered, but
less than rusty parts locked together.
It was a show that certainly gave
great guitar — the triple scorch of
Midnight Rambler became the best
echo of the dangerous young men
they used to be with onetime guitarist
Mick Taylor returning to parry
with Richards and his replacement,
Jagger did not just sing while rack-
ing up a few kilometres of aerobic
flouncing up that extended catwalk.
His harmonica duel with Richards
on Out of Control (an “eh?” sort of
song from 1997’s Bridges to Babylon)
and more harp-blowing elsewhere
suggested he is an alien with a third
lung hidden within that still taut
frame of his.
Though, having cancelled one show
across the Tasman, Jagger did sit
out a three-song Richards solo spot
before which the guitarist referred
to his last time in town recovering
from brain surgery: “I nearly got
buried here. Good fortune is on my
side,” he grinned with those gleaming
gnashers of his.
His ramble through You Got the
Silver, Before they Make Me Run,
and Happy was a creaky delight. He
played while wearing what looked
like a gifted t-shirt of which sported
his face in a parody of CF Goldie’s
portrait A Good Laugh. So was he.
Though it seemed Richards’ solo
spot replaced any Jagger ballads
in the main set, while many great
early Jagger-Richards tunes went
— New Zealand Herald
Rolling Stones end tour in style at Mt Smart Stadium
Rolling Stones at Mt Smart Stadium.
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