Practice Makes Perfect
by Theresa Cunningham



Here is a practice puzzle, containing exactly one of each of the first eight wordplay types you've seen in this tutorial.  Give it a try, and then have fun tackling the more difficult puzzles contained on the rest of the site.

Practice Puzzle Grid

Across

1 Star is lazy in audition (4)
   (homophone)

5 Initially need it to evaluate a type of fertilizer (7)
   (charade)

6 Hated present, contrarily (7)
   (reversal)

7 Ring a group of musicians (4)
   (double definition)

Down

1 Pay no attention to Italian man, after introduction (6)
   (deletion)

2 Group of eight to cave in confusion (6)
   (anagram)

3 Verandah liable to display a flower (6)
   (hidden word)

4 Watched Senator Kennedy grasping conclusion (6)
   (container)

Solution

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