Cutting Across A Cross Puzzle - Solution

The Puzzle:

Cutting Across A Cross
Here is an ordinary cross. You are allowed to make two straight cuts across it.

How do you cut it to make the most pieces?

Our Solution:

This is one way of making six pieces with two cuts. I couldn't do any better!

Puzzle Author: Stephen Froggatt

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