Sunday 28 December 2014

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No164

Published 03/08/2014 | 02:30

ACROSS:

6. Which tv series is largely filmed at Highclere Castle in Hampshire? (7,5)

8. What was the first city outside Europe to host the Olympic Games? (2,5)

9. In which country is Darjeeling? (5)

10. ____ Against The Machine recorded the Christmas number one of 2009. (4)

12. In which region of India is the stronghold of the Sikh religion? (6)

14. How is Epidemic Parotitis more commonly known? (5)

15. Johnny ______ was the singer in the Sex Pistols. (6)

16. ____ Rabbit: famous children's character. (4)

19. Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were members of which royal house? (5)

21. Who married John F Kennedy's widow? (7)

22. "Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" is the first line in which 19th century novel? (4,8)

DOWN:

1. Bella, Edward and Jacob are the names of the central characters in which popular series of novels / films? (8)

2. What do Beamish make? (5)

3. _ ____ is one of the shortest distances a horse race can be won by. (1,4)

4. Westlife's final single with Brian McFadden. (7)

5. Ancient alcoholic drink made from honey. (4)

6. Nickname of the British Army's 7th Armoured Division, formed in Egypt in 1938. (6,4)

7. Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union was codenamed Operation __________. (10)

11. Hair rolled into a ball at the back of the head. (3)

12. Number issued to each individual for dealings with social welfare etc. (1,1,1)

13. In which prehistoric era did the dinosaurs become dominant? (8)

14. What kind of animal popularised the catchphrase "Simples!"? (7)

17. Which Tipperary footballer was shot dead at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday, 1920? (5)

18. A fleeting appearance in a film by a famous actor. (5)

20. Which Dad's Army actor had a number one with Grandad? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 163

ACROSS: 6. No Matter What. 8. Lullaby. 9. Eagle. 10. Taps. 12. Pestle. 14. Sofia. 15. Mexico. 16. RNLI. 19. Ravel. 21. Accused. 22. Jason McAteer.

DOWN: 1. Smallpox. 2. Stoat. 3. Pepys. 4. Swee'Pea. 5. Wang. 6. Noli Timere. 7. Gene Wilder. 11. Zoo. 12. Pio. 13. Tungsten. 14. Scallop. 17. Karma. 18. Scrap. 20. Vlad.

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