Friday Foxer #33

Every Friday at 1300 hours, Tally-Ho Corner’s cleverest clogs come together to solve a ‘foxer’ handcrafted by my sadistic chum and colleague, Roman. A complete ‘defoxing’ sometimes takes several days and usually involves the little grey cells of many readers. Don’t be shy. All are welcome to participate.

The honeycomb below is a fancy form of wordsearch in which every cell is used, and words can curl and zigzag but never overlap. Each hive foxer has a theme (some past ones: gloves, mazes, earthquakes, and The 39 Steps). Identifying the theme is a vital part of the defoxing process. Today’s puzzle is composed of 16 answers.

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SOLUTIONS

Last week’s geofoxer theme: ‘Birds with black plumage’ (defoxed by gusdownnup)

a. Drongo (Phlebas)
b. Black eagle (gusdownnup, Electric Dragon, Colonel_K)
c. Rook (Nutfield, Colonel_K)
d. Swift (gusdownnup)
e. Shag or black swan (gusdownnup)
f. Blackbird (Phlebas)
g. Starling (gusdownnup)
h. Ptarmigan (gusdownnup)
i. Jackdaw (Colonel_K)
j. Coot (Colonel_K)
k. Cormorant (gusdownnup)
l. Condor (Phlebas)

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