This is the hint.
The first in a collection of 80 Sunday Times Concise Crosswords compiled by
Barbara Hall, Crossword Editor of The Sunday Times and published in book
form in 2002
This collection of Sunday Times concise crosswords aims to sharpen the wits,
expand your vocabulary, increase general knowledge, but above all to entertain.
The subjects cover a wide range, from the name of the smallest particle
imaginable to that of the great white whale.
Can you name a young hare, pigeon, salmon or seal? An edible snail? Which
bird lives in a rookery yet isn’t a rook?
Can you name the Hindu goddess of destruction, the twin of Pollux, or a loudspeaker used with a woofer?
What is Caribbean witchcraft, Japanese flowerarranging, and a Chinese puzzle?
When you’ve completed these puzzles you’ll have all the answers!