Wednesday 22 February 2017

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No224

Published 27/09/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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7. Name the Irish navy ship about to replace the LE Niamh on duty in the Mediterranean. (6,7)

8. Which Fleetwood Mac song became a campaign anthem for Bill Clinton? (4,4)

9. Fictional character created by Enid Blyton whose name has become slang for the police. (4)

10. Who was head coach of the Ireland rugby team which won the Grand Slam in 2009? (6)

12. What is the capital of Saudi Arabia? (6)

14. Which luxury brand takes its name from the Ancient Greeks' messenger of the Gods? (6)

16. ______ down, ______ scores, ______ in. (6)

18. How is Luke Flanagan better known? (4)

20. Which English player became the first ever

European Footballer of the Year in 1956? (8)

22. Harlem _____________: famous exhibition basketball team. (13)

DOWN:

1. Who is the only surviving child of

John F Kennedy? (8)

2. Which Englishman won the 2009 Formula 1 drivers championship? (6)

3. What do you call an oversupply of goods on the market? (4)

4. The Wreck of the ________: celebrated

Longfellow poem. (8)

5. TV's bush kangaroo. (6)

6. Leave __ __ Mrs O'Brien: RTE sitcom from the 1980s. (2,2)

11. Located in California, this is one of the USA's best-known national parks. (8)

13. What is the second-smallest state in the USA? (8)

15. Which controversial figure has ruled Zimbabwe since 1987? (6)

17. Which is the largest and most populous of the 118 islands which make up French Polynesia? (6)

19. Eric ____: one of the Monty Python team. (4)

21. Which ancient city was home to Paris and Hector? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 223

ACROSS: 6. The Green Road. 8. Nairobi. 9. Pesci. 10. Toil. 12. Formby. 14. Ripon. 15. Rennes. 16. FGTH. 19. Ember. 21. Trident. 22. Keystone Kops/Cops.

DOWN: 1. Meridian. 2. Crook. 3. Lewis. 4. Krypton. 5. Mass. 6. Tina Turner. 7. Lilywhites. 11. His. 12. Foy. 13. McGregor. 14. Reprise. 17. Stood. 18. Tiger. 20. Beeb.

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