Striking Gold

A tribute to the Sochi Winter Olympics and the imminent gold medal hunt. Solve the following clues to *GOLD* words and phrases:

1. Do unto others…
2. payment given to someone who is made redundant or retires early
3. she features in “The Story of the Three Bears”
4. author of the 1773 dramatic comedy “She Stoops to Conquer”
5. auriferous; containg gold
6. former name for the Republic of Ghana
7. Ian Fleming novel featuring Pussy Galore
8. woman who forms relationships with men for financial gain
9. a paragon of excellence
10. idol made by Aaron for the Israelites to worship; destroyed by Moses
11. man who is unusually successful at an early age
12. sweet eating apple with yellow skin
13. a source of wealth; esp. a source of abundant income or profit
14. arrangement designed by an employer to discourage an employee from wanting to leave
15. Charlie Bucket finds one in a Wonka candy bar
16. the time of life after retirement from active work
17. Former Oakland-based NHL team
18. English novelist (1911-1993) who brought us Piggy and Ralph
19. common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow colour
20. familiar old song, film, etc., that remains popular and is still regarded with affection

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