Here’s the Solutions grid


Here are the questions asked and the answers to them…

Q1: Which event is the theme of this puzzle?

A1: Normandy Invasion by Allied Forces during WW2

Q2: Name the area depicted in the map in the grid

A2: The D-Day assault area/beaches along the Normandy coast

Q3: List atleast 5 key points of the above map

A3: English Channel, Utah, Omaha, Gold, Juno, Sword

Q4: What port appears in the grid and map?

A4: Mulberry


Here are the Annotations:

Across: 2 IN CH, 5 Telescopic, 7 (STALlion)*, 9 O DOUR S, 13 M(BULl)*ERRY, 15 S H O GUN, 16 S(TOP<)S, 19 FamiLY, 20 Telescopic, 25 (HIGHLANDERS-HARD*)*, 26 CH ANNE L, 28 AU TO, 31 NOW<, 32 JESTerS, 36 SC ARAB, 37 (ROUND POW)*, 40 HAZe A RD, 41 O DIN, 42 Telescopic, 43 SUN K.

Down: 1 Acrostic, &lit, 2 bandIT, 3 HOURi, 4 BOG<, 5 DD, 6 NA(A)NS, 8 SAL V O, 10 R(EH<)AB<, 11 DD, 12 AG RA, 14 YE LL, 17 TONG A, 18 P(I)LOT, 21 annOUNCE, 22 T(WEE)T, 23 PAS*, 24 CHAr, 27 (-b+G)OLD, 29 U HAT<, 30 Acrostic, 32 (JOURNALIST-TRAILS*)*, 33 SW OR D, 34 DD, 35 (MAGICIANS-MING*), 38 (DODoS)*, 39 LAG<, 40 HErod, 41 KO


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Thanks to “The Oracle” for this enjoyable puzzle and to all of you who participated

Double Dare – Solutions

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