Sunday 30 April 2017

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No 214

ACROSS:

1. Twigs from this type of tree were commonly used in corporal punishment. (5)

4. Which Dublin park is a legacy of the

International Exhibition of 1907? (7)

7. French city famous for its mustard. (5)

8. The _____ is the tallest building in London. (5)

9. Which index measures the performance of the London stock market? (1,1,1,1)

10. Series of action films starring Liam Neeson. (5)

13. Recently replaced by Brendan O'Connor in the RTÉ radio schedule. (6)

16. TV: who is youngest member of the Simpson family? (6)

19. Iconic Scottish bridge recently added to Unesco's World Heritage list. (5)

22. The ____: nickname of former Irish rugby star Peter Clohessy. (4)

23. & 24. Dessert named in honour of an Australian opera singer. (5,5)

25. Which country did Dundalk FC visit in their Champions League qualifier this week? (7)

26. Gargamel is the arch-enemy of which type of cartoon creature? (5)

DOWN:

2. SEAT's best-selling car. (5)

3. Where in county Meath are Facebook planning to build a data centre? (6)

4. Tyrone manager who has led his county to three All-Ireland titles. (5)

5. What is the dying word of Citizen Kane? (7)

6. Instruction for lightly cooked meat. (4)

10. High profile US businessman who recently announced he is running for President. (5)

11. Which English celebrity made a cameo appearance in Ros na Rún in 2011? (3)

12. Alternative name for the Shiraz grape. (5)

14. Film company with a famous roaring lion logo. (1,1,1)

15. American word for a jug. (7)

17. Who sang about Ma Baker and Rasputin? (5,1)

18. Which actress won an Oscar for her portrayal of an obsessed fan in 1990's Misery? (5)

20. A potato is a type of _____. (5)

21. Who played the male lead in An Officer And A Gentleman? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 213

ACROSS: 6. The Notorious. 8. Nabokov. 9. Hazel. 10. Ewok. 12. Führer. 14. Tunis. 15. Breton. 16. Dion. 19. Light. 21. Karachi. 22. India Pale Ale.

DOWN: 1. Pembroke. 2. Gorky. (or Gorki.) 3. Solve. 4. Milhous. 5. Buzz. 6. Tinker Bell. 7. Florentine. 11. Sun. 12. Fir. 13. Raincoat. 14. Tootsie. 17. Okapi. 18. Troll. 20. Gong.

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