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SKYWATCH

SKYWATCH
AUGUST ISSUE

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FROM THE EDITOR

Get comfy, because we’ve brewed up the perfect antidote to winter weather. Head to page 8 and read all about our brand new channel, SKY BOX SETS on CH 9, delivering a box set a night of addictive television goodness. Plus, check out the calendar on page 10 and get ready to binge! And for Game of Thrones fans – don’t forget to keep your Mondays clear as the seventh season continues this month.

International and provincial rugby is taking off this month with the Investec Rugby Championship, Women’s Rugby World Cup and Mitre 10 Cup. Plus, check out the IAAF World Championship, where Usain Bolt will be beginning the end of his incredible running career by attempting to win a 12th title, and Kiwi Eliza McCartney will be jumping for gold.

Elisabeth Moss reprises her role in Jane Campion’s fantastic gritty drama, Top of the Lake: China Girl. And over on BBC Knowledge, observe the intimate lives of polar bears and elephants in the new editions of Gordon Buchanan’s Family & Me series.

We’ve got tasty recipes from Italian cooking extraordinaire and Jamie Oliver mentor Gennaro Contaldo on page 162. Take a peek at page 164 for this month’s awesome giveaways. And don’t forget to do the bumper crossword! Get cosy and enjoy it all.
 

See you next month!

Julie Blyth, Editor

A CHAT WITH...


Annabel Langbein

We catch up with the Kiwi cook to chat about her new book, Essential Annabel Langbein.

AUGUST CROSSWORD ANSWERS

Across: 1. Sketch, 4. Come clean, 10. Surreal, 14. Epoch, 15. Airman, 17. Uncloak, 18. Under, 19. Real, 20. Karate, 23. Dean, 24. Steamer, 26. Orphan, 30. Verse, 31. Conclude, 33. Piste, 35. Shrew, 39. Stunned, 40. Tee off, 41. Hearts, 42. Adze, 44. Cyclops, 48. Nectar, 51. Sneeze, 54. Eternal, 58. Skip, 59. Escape, 60. Amoeba, 61. Elector, 64. Spree, 66. Alloy, 67. Suitable, 68. Nomad, 70. Sweden, 72. Currant, 74. Ibis, 76. Ransom, 82. Seal, 83. Tibia, 84. Barista, 85. Gossip, 86. Knell, 87. Prairie, 88. Yesterday, 89. Malice.
Down: 1. Stalk, 2. Error, 3. Chart, 4. Cauldron, 5. Mocha, 6. Chop, 7. Elk, 8. New Hampshire, 9. Horse, 10. Shut, 11. Red Cross, 12. Earth, 13. Laden, 16. Need, 21. Adeptly, 22. Arsenal, 25. Tree fern, 27. Ape, 28. Dugout, 29. Red tape, 32. Crepe, 34. Scarce, 36. Redden, 37. Weevil, 38. Leap, 43. Foe, 44. Census, 45. Caviar, 46. Oil, 47. Sod's Law, 48. No ball, 49. Creepy-crawly, 50. Assassin, 52. Exotic, 53. Zebra, 55. Till, 56. Raccoon, 57. Avocado, 62. Remember, 63. Glossary, 65. Pew, 69. Brag, 70. Snoop, 71. Extra, 73. Umber, 75. Based, 77. Aloha, 78. Sushi, 79. Maple, 80. Wake, 81. Free, 84. Bus.

JULY CROSSWORD ANSWERS

Across: 1. Splash, 4. Albatross, 10. Cobbler, 14. Tithe, 15. Reggae, 17. Radical, 18. Lance, 19. Sled, 20. Panama, 23. Veer, 24. Garland, 26. Orphan, 30. Disco, 31. Brass hat, 33. House, 35. Piste, 39. Ethical, 40. Opener, 41. Sesame, 42. Lira, 44. Grinder, 48. Madras, 51. Skewer, 54. Natural, 58. Imam, 59. Picnic, 60. Angora, 61. Barista, 64. Stern, 66. Rowan, 67. In the bag, 68. Comet, 70/72. Game of Thrones, 74. Inch, 76. Ransom, 82. Teal, 83. Conga, 84. Gnocchi, 85. Botany, 86. Stoat, 87. Pharaoh, 88. Easter egg, 89. Hacker.
Down: 1. Strip, 2. Log on, 3. Spasm, 4. Aardvark, 5. Badge, 6. Tack, 7. Owl, 8. Steal the show, 9. Stein, 10. Cell, 11. Bankrupt, 12. Leech, 13. Robin, 16. Elan, 21. Aviator, 22. Auction, 25. Asterisk, 27. Aft, 28. Shiner, 29. New moon, 32. Sepia, 34. Ulster, 36. Sailor, 37. Enamel, 38. Fame, 43. Bat, 44. Genius, 45. Ice age, 46. Doe, 47. Riviera, 48. Minnow, 49. Disconsolate, 50. Astatine, 52. Eighth, 53. Eyrie, 55. Agar, 56. Unicorn, 57. Art Deco, 62. Insomnia, 63. Yachting, 65. Tea, 69. Crab, 70. Group, 71. Mocha, 73. Heron, 75. Nacre, 77. Aloha, 78. Shack, 79. Mayor, 80. Dash, 81. Hone, 84. Gas.

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