WORDSPIRAL Tuesday June 23


Starting from 1, fill in the grid in a clockwise direction with four-letter words.

The last letter of each word becomes the first letter of the next word.

If you have correctly filled in the grid there should be a seven-letter key word reading across from 8. (Answers tomorrow at 4pm.)


1. Vestibule

2. Plant part

3. Dread, terror

4. Decomposes

5. Shut angrily

6. Factory

7. Noisy

8. Unemployment payment

9. Fencing sword

10. Verge

11. Consumes food

12. Not quick or fast

13. Twist out of shape

14. Go by

15. Self-satisfied

16. Sad, gloomy

Key word clue: Musician