Thursday 29 September 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No220

Published 30/08/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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1. What is the name of Mickey Mouse's pet dog? (5)

4. Which annual summer school takes place in Glenties, Co. Donegal? (7)

7. Popular garden and house plant with long sword-like leaves. (5)

8. Which Tuscan city is famous for its Palio horse race? (5)

9. Who had bank holiday clashes with Rockers in the 1960s? (4)

10. Donegal peninsula. (5)

13. Who is the new head coach of the Leinster rugby team? (6)

16. Which actor made his name playing Henry Hill, the central character in Goodfellas? (6)

19. 12x12. (5)

22. What did Little Miss Muffet eat with her curds? (4)

23. Venue for next weekend's Italian Grand Prix. (5)

24. What is the highest capital city in the world? (2,3)

25. The Space Needle is an iconic building in which North American city? (7)

26. Gas extracted from what kind of rock is the primary target of fracking in Ireland? (5)

DOWN:

2. George W Bush's wife. (5)

3. Name the sign language traditionally used by racecourse bookies. (3,3)

4. Who succeeded Margaret Thatcher as British prime minister? (5)

5. Muhammad Ali's original first name. (7)

6. Which singer became known as "the Forces' Sweetheart" during World War II? (4)

10. What do you call a young female horse? (5)

11. What is the Northern Ireland Assembly's

equivalent of TD or MP? (1,1,1)

12. First name of AC/DC's school uniform-wearing lead guitarist. (5)

14. & 15. Who recently made his last appearance as host of the Daily Show? (3,7)

17. Nicknamed the Orchard County. (6)

18. Who wrote 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea? (5)

20. Construction of the M7 Kildare bypass was delayed for two years because of what kind of creature? (5)

21. Rose of Tralee venue. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 219

ACROSS: 7. Brendan Howlin. 8. Fuselage. 9. Fore! 10. Vienna. 12. Buster. 14. Froome. 16. Whinge. 18. Cats. 20. Alphabet. 22. Sinéad Kennedy.

DOWN: 1. Croupier. 2. Intern. 3. Haka. 4. The Elbow. 5. Swifts. 6. Liar. 11. Adelaide. 13. Eggheads. 15. Oyster. 17. I Say No. 19. Amis. 21. Pies.

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