Wednesday 20 September 2017

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No193

ACROSS:

1. Fictional setting for three Roddy Doyle novels. (9)

8. Who will host tonight's Academy Awards? (6)

9. Which Northern Irish actor plays the male lead in Fifty Shades of Grey? (6)

10. Paul Simon wrote 50 ____ to Leave Your Lover. (4)

12. Which rating measures the warmth afforded by quilts? (3)

13. Soviet-made missiles which were widely used in Middle East conflicts. (4)

16. What is the largest lake in Europe? (6)

17. Umbrella group for Irish retailers. (1,1,1,1,1,1)

18. Which comedian's shows usually ended in a madcap chase? (4)

21. USB stands for Universal Serial ___. (3)

22. Scottish river famous for its salmon and whisky. (4)

24. & 25. Which Irish-made film is one of the nominees for Best Animated Feature at tonight's Academy Awards? (4,2,3,3)

26. Iconic US intercity coach company. (9)

DOWN:

2. Pam _____: poet who first appeared

on Opportunity Knocks. (5)

3. Space probe currently orbiting Comet 67P. (7)

4. _____ Kennelly: Kerry-born star of both Gaelic football and Australian rules. (5)

5. Boyzone's first UK number one. (5)

6. First name of the Royal who was BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2006. (4)

7. What is the capital of Azerbaijan? (4)

10. IAG CEO. (5)

11. Style of singing popularly associated with The Alps. (5)

14. Traditional Irish potato dish. (5)

15. Galway United play at Eamonn _____ Park. (5)

17. Creamy rice dish of Italian origin. (7)

19. First name of composer Stravinsky. (4)

20. Which kind of drink takes its name from the German for "storehouse"? (5)

21. Sarah Michelle Gellar made her name playing which TV character? (5)

22. Which famous American actor studied at NUI, Galway in 2006? (5)

23. Which British prime minister was unseated by the Suez Crisis? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 192

ACROSS: 1. Flute. 4. Let It Go. 7. Storm. 8. Ivory. 9. Long. 10. Mount. 13. Temple. 16. Teflon. 19. Myers. 22. Rack. 23. Coven. 24. Vinyl. 25. Van Dyke. 26. Bails.

DOWN: 2. Lotto. 3. Turing. 4. Luxor. 5. Trigger. 6. Gort. 10. Malta. 11. QPR. 12. Bears. 14. UFC. 15. Journey. 17. Syriza. 18. Acute. 20. Royal. 21. Nora.

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