Thursday 23 February 2017

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No206

ACROSS:

6. Which Belfast boxer is the current IBF super-bantamweight world champion? (4,8)

8. Pine-flavoured Greek wine. (7)

9. Frank _____ directed It's A Wonderful Life. (5)

10. Two-legged ties are sometimes decided on the ____ goals rule. (4)

12. Successful Irish tenor who left the priesthood in 1987. (6)

14. What is the toy Action Man called in America? (1,1,3)

15. Located in the middle of the East River, ______ Island is New York City's main jail. (6)

16. Nickname of Britain's second-biggest city. (4)

19. Stevie _____: Fleetwood Mac star. (5)

21. What kind of programme is Better Call Saul or Frasier? (4,3)

22. Who founded Libertas? (6,6)

DOWN:

1. Collective name for Rob Lowe, Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez, et al. (4,4)

2. "A man cannot be too careful in the choice __ ___ enemies", Oscar Wilde. (2,3)

3. In which country are the headquarters of

broadcaster Al Jazeera? (5)

4. What is the name of the James Bond film due to be released later this year? (7)

5. What is gazpacho? (4)

6. Which model and singer has been married to Nicolas Sarkozy since 2008? (5,5)

7. Who is the central character in the Back to the Future films? (5,5)

11. What is the name of Frank McCourt's sequel to Angela's Ashes? (3)

12. "___ is me! for I am undone", Isaiah 6:5. (3)

13. Waterspout in the shape of a grotesque figure, found on many medieval buildings. (8)

14. Term for pieces of cartilage sometimes found in meat. (7)

17. Of Thee _ ____: title shared by Gershwin musical and Barack Obama children's book. (1,4)

18. After Real Madrid, which team has won the European Cup/Champions League the most times? (5)

20. Croagh Patrick overlooks which bay? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 205

ACROSS: 1. Score. 4. Cyclops. 7. Botox. 8. Le Pen. 9. Lamé. 10. Jerez. 13. Jarvey. 16. Turner. 19. Vichy. 22. Glin. 23. Sperm. 24. Whale. 25. Oceania. 26. Féile.

DOWN: 2. Close. 3. Rhodes. 4. Coral. 5. Coleman. 6. Pres. 10. Just A. 11. MVP. 12. My Way. 14. Mr. T. 15. Bergman. 17. Richie. 18. Wilma. 20. Halal. 21. Epic.

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