Friday 20 September 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No389

ACROSS:

6. "The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there", is the opening line in which 1953 novel? (3,2,7)

8. Irregular black and white pattern found on some horses. (7)

9. TV character played by Tom Vaughan-Lawlor. (5)

10. Jimmy Deenihan was Minister for ____, Heritage and the Gaeltacht. (4)

12. Who wrote Black Beauty? (6)

14. Peanut-based sauce which features in many

Asian cuisines. (5)

15. The discovery of whose skull prompts a famous monologue by Hamlet? (6)

16. Name the unit of currency in Turkey, it lost half its value against the dollar last summer. (4)

19. Manager of Liverpool FC. (5)

21. Who was the only actor to be one of The Magnificent Seven and The Dirty Dozen? (7)

22. Namechecked in Jimmy Magee's memorable commentary on the 1984 Olympic marathon, what is the hometown of John Treacy? (12)

DOWN:

1. A division of the academic year. (8)

2. TV show presented by Daithi O Se and Maura Derrane. (5)

3. Channel 4 is to move its HQ to which city? (5)

4. Pantomime: The Widow _______ is Aladdin's mother. (7)

5. Any of the 32 players given preferential treatment in the draw for tennis tournaments. (4)

6. Japanese style of cooking in which the food is cooked on a griddle, often in front of diners. (10)

7. Writer of My Lovely Horse and the theme music to Father Ted. (4,6)

11. Long-haired cow-like animal of central Asia. (3)

12. Juice which circulates in plants. (3)

13. Who became the first foreigner to manage the England football team in 2001? (8)

14. Medical name for the shoulder blade. (7)

17. On which London road are the EMI studios? (5)

18. Capital and biggest city of the state of Idaho. (5)

20. Basketball star LeBron James is from which US state? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 388

ACROSS: 7. Harney. 8. Pinata. 10. PDFORRA. 11. Horan. 12. IMMA. 13. Valli. 17. Renal. 18. Zebo. 22. A Hard. 23. Gerrard. 24. Maundy. 25. Tehran.

DOWN: 1. Chaplin. 2. Profumo. 3. Beard. 4. Wilhelm. 5. Tarry. 6. Danno. 9. Kavanaugh. 14. Ken Dodd. 15. Le Carre. 16. Houdini. 19. Barmy. 20. Tagus. 21. Ardee.

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