Monday 16 September 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No393

ACROSS:

1. What is a Penny Black? (5)

4. Who won the gold medal in the high jump at the 1968 Olympics, revolutionising the sport in the process? (7)

7. Derry in Irish. (5)

8. Which singer is a sister of Daniel O'Donnell? (5)

9. & 10. Who sings Christmas favourite Stop the Cavalry? (4,5)

13. From which tree are cricket bats made? (6)

16. French region famous for its brandy. (6)

19. Type of airship. (5)

22. Machine used to weave cloth or textiles. (4)

23. Instrument played by Jacqueline du Pre. (5)

24. Pretty Boy was the nickname of which

Depression-era gangster? (5)

25. Record producer famous for his "Wall of Sound". (7)

26. Brand name known for its TV ads featuring laughing alien robots. (5)

DOWN:

2. Popular steak. (1,4)

3. Who was King Arthur's resident wizard? (6)

4. Which Miss Ireland went on to present RTE's Off The Rails? (5)

5. What is the easternmost country in Africa? (7)

6. What is the capital of Latvia? (4)

10. Who played Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films? (5)

11. In which German city is the world's tallest church? (3)

12. Sooty's puppet friend. (5)

14. Popular style of sheepskin boots. (3)

15. Mission: Impossible - _______: this year's

addition to the action picture series. (7)

17. What type of ski race follows a zigzag course between gates? (6)

18. Swimmers who cross the English Channel

traverse which strait? (5)

20. Who succeeded Alex Ferguson as manager of Manchester United? (5)

21. Material which comes from a variety of the cannabis plant. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 392

ACROSS: 4. Ball. 6. Patella. 8. Matisse. 9. Lear. 10. Bernabeu. 13. Feis. 14. Rely. 15. Axl. 17. Mull. 19. Shem. 20. New World. 22. Lock. 24. Camorra. 26. Narwhal. 27. Jett.

DOWN: 1. Gaye. 2. Kearney. 3. Damme. 4. Botany. 5. Lis/Lys. 7. Tequila. 10. BSA. 11. Baum. 12. Orinoco. 13. Flow. 16. LSD. 17. Mellows. 18. Dorrit. 21. Leane. 23. Clay. 25. Moe.

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