Wednesday 28 September 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No235

Published 13/12/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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6. Who owns Slane Castle? (12)

8. Nickname for the ID worn around a soldier's neck. (3,4)

9. Which blue hedgehog is one of the best known video game characters of all time? (5)

10. Number one hit for Dexys Midnight Runners in 1980. (4)

12. Irish celebrity chef. (6)

14. What was the name of the ancient Greeks' god of the underworld? (5)

15. "I usually never forget a face, but __ ____ case I'll be glad to make an exception", Groucho Marx. (2,4)

16. What kind of object is a Blue Peter? (4)

19. _____ House Party was a hit TV show in the 1990s. (5)

21. Which actor starred in Escape from New York, The Thing and Stargate? (7)

22. This luxury brand is best known for its bags. (5,7)

DOWN:

1. What colour are passports issued

by EU countries? (8)

2. A bargain. (5)

3. For which film did Whoopi Goldberg win an Oscar? (5)

4. The EU's student exchange programme takes its name from which Dutch philosopher? (7)

5. Which emblem do the All Blacks wear on their shirts? (4)

6. Which artist's Nu Couché (Reclining Nude) was recently sold for €159.5m? (10)

7. Whose goal in Belfast clinched Ireland's qualification for the 1994 World Cup? (10)

11. U2's third album. (3)

12. What kind of hat did comedian Tommy Cooper wear? (3)

13. What is the capital of Malta? (8)

14. What is Barack Obama's middle name? (7)

17. Term for a North American Indian warrior. (5)

18. "As easy __ ___". (2,3)

20. Complete the name of this dessert: ____ mess. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 234

ACROSS: 7. George Lazenby. 8. Milltown. 9. IBRC. 10. Jekyll. 12. Swords. 14. Ginger. 16. Armagh. 18. Amin. 20. Aznavour. 22. Brave New World.

DOWN: 1. Beri-Beri. 2. Brolly. 3. Bebo. 4. Magnesia. 5. Merino. 6. Uber. 11. Lorraine. 13. de Gaulle. 15. Geneva. 17. Move On. 19. Mork. 21. Newt.

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