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ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No228

Published 25/10/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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1. Arnold Schwarzenegger catchphrase. (3,2,4)

8. The late actor George Cole is best remembered for which TV series? (6)

9. Who became Britain's first regular female TV newsreader in 1975? (6)

10. ____ metals: opposite of precious metals. (4)

12. Tax reduced in the recent budget. (1,1,1)

13. What was the first James Bond film? (2,2)

16. What was the most popular name for girls born in England and Wales last year? (6)

17. What was the most popular name for boys born in England and Wales last year? (6)

18. Commander of the starship Enterprise. (4)

21. Mathematics: term for a collection of numbers or objects. (3)

22. Which rock group recorded All Right Now? (4)

24. Ireland's most easterly point is on what island? (6)

25. Which architect designed the Four Courts and the Custom House? (6)

26. Which family, famous for its sports goods firm, owns the Powerscourt Estate? (9)

DOWN:

2. A beaver's home. (5)

3. The smallest nation, in terms of population, to have won a medal at the summer Olympics. (7)

4. H3BO3 is better known as _____ acid. (5)

5. Batman is nicknamed the _____ Crusader. (5)

6. What is the capital of Latvia? (4)

7. Which river is celebrated in song in the film Breakfast at Tiffany's? (4)

10. Which sea does the Danube flow into? (5)

11. "Though cowards flinch and traitors _____, we'll keep the red flag flying here". (5)

14. A viking longship was the emblem of which iconic car company? (5)

15. "Sing a song of sixpence, a pocket full __ ___". (2,3)

17. What is the shape of the "ring" in UFC fights? (7)

19. Dublin city's central public library is located in which shopping centre? (4)

20. What is the capital of Afghanistan? (5)

21. Soviet equivalent of US Apollo programme. (5)

22. Slang for a dealer in stolen goods. (5)

23. School attended by David Cameron and 18 other UK prime ministers. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 227

ACROSS: 4. RCSI. 6. Jakarta. 8. Camorra. 9. Iron. 10. Bernabeu. 13. Muse. 14. Yuan. 15. TMO. 17. See A. 19. Duct. 20. Alliance. 22. Axle. 24. Titanic. 26. Incisor. 27. Kray.

DOWN: 1. Hair. 2. Dawn Run. 3. Cache. 4. Romans. 5. Sir. 7. Samurai. 10. Bet. 11. Bret. 12. Dynasty. 13. Maul. 16. Ode. 17. Sciatic. 18. Barney. 21. Cecil. 23. Loom. 25. Tar.

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