Saturday, March 4, 2000
C R O S S W O R D


By Karuna Goswamy

Across

1. When the days and nights are of equal length

4. ‘This side of’, as in the case of a river

6. Top card

7. A tailor knows all about this

8. Alkalised water

9. Rough, vagabondish character

10. Centre of the body

12 Small quantity; tiny thing

13. Flower garland, as in Hawaii

14. Large state in Germany

  Down

1. Mechanically moving stairway

2. Passage, as in a church

3. Great Germanic hero

5. Money is what you ___ fast

6. Ring-shaped coral reef

11. Not a virtue, by any means