Halcyon, chicory, ischium and Andromache

Yesterday I shared some very tricky crossword clues – I was defeated… here are the answers:

  • genus of some kingfishers – halcyon
  • with heads of leaves used for gratins and salads, a blue-flower plant related to daisy, dandelion and chamomile – chicory
  • ____ Loom; design of chairs, tables, ottomans and linen baskets,constructed from twisted paper – Lloyd
  • one of the three parts forming each of the hip bones in the pelvis – ischium
  • wife of Hector who became a slave of Neoptolemus after the fall of Troy – Andromache
  • school of ancient Greek philosophy ascribed to Antisthenes – a student and friend of Socrates – cynicism
  • Pink Elephants __ ______ ; song/scene from the 1941 Disney film Dumbo – Pink elephants on parade
  • Pen name of Hablot Knight Browne, illustrator of many novels by ‘Boz’ – Phiz

Fancy me forgetting Phiz!!! I really did not know any of the others.

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