Friday 30 September 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No226

Published 11/10/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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7. What three instructions does a rugby referee give to players forming a scrum? (6,4,3)

8. Who is the only gaelic footballer to have won nine All-Stars? (8)

9. ____ Carberry has ridden in more Aintree Grand Nationals than any other female jockey. (4)

10. Name the Norse king of Dublin who was defeated by Brian Boru at the Battle of Clontarf. (6)

12. Which prominent Dublin street has the same name as the capital of the Bahamas? (6)

14. Whose radio broadcast of The War Of The Worlds caused panic in 1938? (6)

16. Spanish fleet which attempted to invade England in 1588. (6)

18. One of the "Big Four" accountancy firms. (1,1,1,1)

20. Term for large rocky body in orbit in the solar system. (8)

22. Which character hosted Knowing Me, Knowing You? (4,8)

DOWN:

1. The "lead" of a standard pencil is actually which mineral? (8)

2. What is the most common surname in Germany? (6)

3. Hannibal Smith is the leader of ___ _ Team. (3,1)

4. What is the name of the central statue atop the GPO, due to appear on commemorative 1916 €2 coins? (8)

5. Greek mythological figure famed for his beauty. (6)

6. What does the M in GMT stand for? (4)

11. Which film features a volleyball called Wilson? (4,4)

13. Which Ireland player had a famous touchline row with an official at the 1994 World Cup? (8)

15. Which city hosted the first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956? (6)

17. England's best-known folk dance. (6)

19. The Irish headquarters of this sport are located in the Phoenix Park. (4)

21. Which actress and comedian do you associate with the phrase "am I bovvered?"? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 225

ACROSS: 1. Draft. 4. Mitford. 7. Stars. 8. Roman. 9. Iseq. 10. Volga. 13. Napalm. 16. Pitman. 19. Leigh. 22. Seed. 23. Blunt. 24. Focus. 25. Fairway. 26. Gates.

DOWN: 2. Ratio. 3. Farage. 4. Moose. 5. Torquay. 6. Ryan. 10. Vespa. 11. Sam. 12. Smith. 14. WTC. 15. Padstow. 17. Verona. 18. Berry. 20. Gauze. 21. Elsa.

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