Monday 26 September 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No203

Published 03/05/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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7. Which 2006 film about a team competing on BBC quiz show University Challenge takes its name from one of the programme's "catchphrases"? (7,3,3)

8. What kind of work is Handel's Messiah? (8)

9. Which character is the youngest member of the platoon in Dad's Army? (4)

10. What is the largest city in New Jersey? (6)

12. What kind of freshwater fishing excludes trout and salmon? (6)

14. Which chess piece can "jump" over opponents? (6)

16. Which great Englishman appeared on the reverse of the £1 note until its withdrawal in 1988? (6)

18. Texas is nicknamed the Lone ____ State. (4)

20. Which baseball legend hit a then record 714 home runs? (4,4)

22. David Bowie's glam rock alter ego. (5,8)

DOWN:

1. Which fish is the prime source of caviar? (8)

2. First name of the singer of Respect and I Say A Little Prayer. (6)

3. Complete the name of this Galway landmark: the Salmon ____ Bridge. (4)

4. These three words begin, and are repeated 11 times, in one of Rudyard Kipling's best-known poems. (2,3,3)

5. Italian version of brandy. (6)

6. The ____ District is the oldest of Britain's 15 national parks. (4)

11. Who performed a 22-night residency in London last year after a 35-year hiatus? (4,4)

13. Superstitious thespians refer to Macbeth as "the ________ play". (8)

15. Which 2007 film starred Pat Shortt in a "straight" role? (6)

17. "Why, then the ______ mine oyster, which I with sword will open", Shakespeare. (6)

19. An aircraft's empennage is better known as its ____. (4)

21. Nickname of Edward Grylls. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 202

ACROSS: 6. River Phoenix. 8. Derrane. 9. Poole. 10. Egon. 12. Tribes. 14. Round. 15. Radius. 16. Andy. 19. Notes. 21. Placebo. 22. Billy Timmins.

DOWN: 1. Overlord. 2. Great. 3. Chief. 4. Leopard. 5. Miso. 6. Red Herring. 7. Jersey Boys. 11. Kos. (or Cos.) 12. TNT. 13. Ben Nevis. 14. Russell. 17. Spats. 18. Palma. 20. Twin.

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