March & April Bridge – Solutions

01. 05. 2022
March & April Bridge – Solutions

MARCH 2022

Listening Part Three
THE MILLIONAIRE CHEF
1
Ayers
2 (from) (his) girlfriend
3 (in) 1998
4 (a) cooking competition
5 chocolate cake
6 fifty-two / 52
7 $14,000 / fourteen thousand dollars
8 T-shirts / (a) T-shirt
EXTRA TASK
1
A, 2B, 3B, 4 I didn’t understand, 5 much / a lot, 6 20 or so / approximately 20 / about 20 / twenty-something

The Puzzler
QUOTATION MAZE
The first verse of “The Walrus and the Carpenter” by Lewis Carroll:
The sun was shining on the sea
Shining with all his might
He did his very best to make
The billows smooth and bright
And this was odd, because it was
The middle of the night.

WORD WHEEL
Note: This is not a complete list – we have excluded most rare or obsolete words.
deft, dent, diet, dine, done, dote, edit, fend, fine, neon, nine, node, none, note, tend, tide, tied, tine, toed, tone, feint, f(o)etid, fiend, fined, indie, noted, often, tenon, tined, toned, tonne, finite, finned, indent, intend, intone, iodine, tendon, tinned, edition, intoned, infinite, notified
The tenletter word: definition

RIDDLES
1
The moon
2 Your mood
3 Breath
4 A bridge

The Masters of Nonsense
“The Quangle-Wangle’s Hat”: bibbons
“Jabberwocky”: uffish, Jabberwock, whiffling, tulgey

B2 Language Practice
THE BEAUTY OF THE CITY OF DUBLIN
1
visitors
2 invasion
3 notably
4 replaced
5 Luckily
6 architectural
7 charming
8 executions
9 inhabitants
10 imprisoned

PEOPLE OF THE MOUNTAINS
1T – they are better adapted to the Himalayas; c
2F – Slovak sherpas are not ethnic Sherpas; d
3F – settled in the last 400 years; a
4F – there is no competition; e
5T – Nepal was closed to Western tourists; b
6F – some have summited more than 20 times; c

 

APRIL 2022

Reading Part Seven: Centuries-Long Experiment
1C, 2C, 3C, 4D, 5B

Word Spiral
From the outside: 1
Sega 5 madame 11 dessert 18 cadet 23 serrano 30 Tesla 35 minaret 42 tissue 48 damask 54 razored 61 lessen 67 Evita 72 coverall 80 eclair 86 easel 91 panel 96 pats
From the centre: 99 staple 93 Naples 87 aerial 81 cellar 75 evocativeness 62 elder 57 Ozarks 51 Amadeus 44 sitter 38 animals 31 Eton 27 arrested 19 actress 12 edema 7 damages

No High Heels in Prague
1
leap of faith
2 combo
3 reverse
4 pro, con
5 invasive
6 punctual
7 to waddle

Five Amazing Facts About Listicles
1
shows
2 say
3 tell
4 mention
5 divided
6 published
7 seems
8 meant
9 appear
10 titled