Tuesday 6 December 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No216

Published 02/08/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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7. Name Limerick's landmark: the ______ Stone. (6)

8. Islamic law. (6)

10. The name of this vegetable is traditionally

spoken by extras in crowd scenes. (7)

11. Which river constitutes most of the

French-German border? (5)

12. Complete the title of the fairy tale: The ____ Duckling. (4)

13. Which company does Tom Hanks' character work for in Cast Away? (5)

17. What is the name of the cup awarded for men's international tennis? (5)

18. Artemis ____ is the central character in a best-selling series of novels by Eoin Colfer. (4)

22. Which Romantic poet wrote

Ode to a Nightingale? (5)

23. Which type of animal was once believed to commit mass suicide? (7)

24. Type of distinctive tiered towers found in the Far East. (6)

25. Mary, Queen of Scots and Charles I were part of which royal House? (6)

DOWN:

1. What is the medical name for the breastbone? (7)

2. What is the main ingredient in a margarita cocktail? (7)

3. Which mountain range stretches across Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia? (5)

4. Who was the original singer in The Undertones? (7)

5. Which Corkman made over 500 appearances for Manchester United between 1990 and 2002? (5)

6. Claire _____: star of TV series Homeland. (5)

9. Which country house was home to Charles Haughey for many years? (9)

14. Who is the State Pathologist? (7)

15. What was Madonna's first hit single? (7)

16. Nickname for Britain or England which comes from the Urdu for "foreign". (7)

19. Popular software which allows users to make free video calls over the Internet. (5)

20. Who wrote Brideshead Revisited? (5)

21. The word Karaoke means "____ orchestra" in Japanese. (5)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 215

ACROSS: 7. Ice Cold In Alex. 8. Filament. 9. Cong. 10. Plinth. 12. Rose By. 14. Gypsum. 16. Austin. 18. Kiev. 20. Helsinki. 22. Sidney Poitier.

DOWN: 1. McKinley. 2. McCann. 3. Glee. 4. Victoria. 5. Marcos. 6. Venn. 11. Humphrys. 13. Brinkley. 15. Sevens. 17. Shinty. 19. Iris. 21. Loop.

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