Monday 26 September 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No229

Published 01/11/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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6. On which island is Ernest Shackleton buried? (5,7)

8. "Jump jet" capable of vertical take-off and landing. (7)

9. The line "I want to be alone" is associated with which actress? (5)

10. Which Sesame Street muppet always speaks about himself in the third person? (4)

12. Which French actress became famous with And God Created Woman? (6)

14. This foodstuff is also a term of endearment. (5)

15. Who led the US cavalry at the battle of Little Bighorn? (6)

16. Brass is an alloy of copper and ____. (4)

19. What is the name of Microsoft's spreadsheet application? (5)

21. What is the medical name for the windpipe? (7)

22. The forthcoming Star Wars film is called The _____ _______. (5,7)

DOWN:

1. Which group had hits with Baby Love and Stop! In the Name of Love? (8)

2. The _____ is the tallest fence in the Aintree Grand National. (5)

3. Who has the most followers on Twitter? (5)

4. Which country conceded the most points at the 2015 Rugby World Cup? (7)

5. Midlands town with an historic observatory. (4)

6. Who captained Manchester United to victory in the 1999 Champions League final in the absence of the suspended Roy Keane? (10)

7. Wanderly Wagon character who got his name from a Dublin street character. (10)

11. How do you say "big" in Irish? (3)

12. Which insect is a civic symbol of Manchester? (3)

13. Type of black pudding from Cork. (8)

14. Which poison did Socrates drink? (7)

17. Which mammal is Ireland's smallest carnivore? (5)

18. Which country hosted the recent World Boxing Championships? (5)

20. British naval captain best remembered for his voyages of exploration in the Pacific. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 228

ACROSS: 1. I'll Be Back. 8. Minder. 9. Rippon. 10. Base. 12. USC. 13. Dr. No. 16. Amelia. 17. Oliver. 18. Kirk. 21. Set. 22. Free. 24. Lambay. 25. Gandon. 26. Slazenger.

DOWN: 2. Lodge. 3. Bermuda. 4. Boric. 5. Caped. 6. Riga. 7. Moon. 10. Black. 11. Sneer. 14. Rover. 15. Of Rye. 17. Octagon. 19. Ilac. 20. Kabul. 21. Soyuz. 22. Fence. 23. Eton.

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