Wednesday 7 December 2016

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No213

Published 12/07/2015 | 02:30

ACROSS:

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6. What is the nickname of UFC fighter Conor McGregor? (3,9)

8. Who wrote Lolita? (7)

9. Greenish brown eye colour. (5)

10. In Return of the Jedi, what kind of creature inhabits Endor? (4)

12. Which title did Hitler use as ruler of Germany? (6)

14. Which capital is built on the site of the ancient city of Carthage? (5)

15. What is the name of the Celtic language of north-west France? (6)

16. Who sang My Heart Will Go On, the theme from Titanic? (4)

19. Guinness _____ was launched in 1979 but

withdrawn two years later. (5)

21. What is the largest city in the Muslim world? (7)

22. IPA is an increasingly popular style of beer, what do the letters stand for? (5,4,3)

DOWN:

1. Welsh ferryport. (8)

2. Iconic park in central Moscow. (5)

3. How Do You _____ A Problem Like Maria? - sung by nuns in The Sound of Music. (5)

4. What was Nixon's middle name? (7)

5. Nickname of the second man on the moon. (4)

6. Madame Tussauds' smallest waxwork is a six-inch high model of which fictional character? (6,4)

7. Dishes which use spinach sometimes have this word in their name, eg eggs _________. (10)

11. Name the studios where Elvis Presley recorded his first sessions. (3)

12. Usually found next door to Mná. (3)

13. Famous Blue ________: one of Leonard Cohen's best-loved songs. (8)

14. Which 1982 film starred Dustin Hoffman as a struggling actor who pretends to be a woman in order to get a role? (7)

17. Which animal is the giraffe's closest relative? (5)

18. Ugly mythological creature; or, someone who posts deliberately provocative messages on the internet. (5)

20. Which musical instrument appears in the

opening credits for all Rank films? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 212

ACROSS: 4. Dalí. 6. Coveney. 8. Leveret. 9. Golf. 10. Best Mate. 13. Kiel. 14. Raid. 15. Tat. 17. Mach. 19. Four. 20. Cagliari. 22. Dime. 24. McGuire. 26. Kerouac. 27. Jaws.

DOWN: 1. Yo-Yo. 2. Self Aid. 3. Kylie. 4. Davitt. 5. Lár. 7. Utrecht. 10. BLT. 11. A Far. 12. Drachma. 13. King. 16. TFI. 17. Muldoon. 18. Sirius. 21. Reeks. 23. Ma'am. 25. GPA.

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