Monday 23 September 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No394

ACROSS:

1. In which city, in the news this year, is Britain's tallest church spire? (9)

8. Richard ______: screenwriter behind Four Weddings and a Funeral and Love Actually. (6)

9. The ______: UK/US No 1 hit for Duran Duran. (6)

10. Irish town with plaques in honour of members of the Smiths and the Stone Roses. (4)

12. ___ Burgess was a "Cambridge spy". (3)

13. Beige-like colour. (4)

16. Erris Head is on which peninsula? (6)

17. Mr ______ is the Karate Kid's mentor. (6)

18. The Soviet Union's official news agency. (4)

21. What is the Irish for "yellow"? (3)

22. Who won Oscars for Mystic River and Milk? (4)

24. Roy Keane had a fierce rivalry with this Arsenal captain. (6)

25. Who sings the line "are you hanging up a stocking on your wall?"? (6)

26. Complete the name of this national anthem: ___ ______ New Zealand. (3,6)

DOWN:

2. Gene _____is the only person with five stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame. (5)

3. Nasa craft which landed on Mars last month. (7)

4. Author of The Secret Scripture. (5)

5. Charlton Heston was president of the National _____ Association. (5)

6. Which bridge would you cross to get from Tara St station to Liberty Hall? (4)

7. ____ Starmer: Labour Brexit spokesman. (4)

10. "Let me not to the marriage of true minds _____ impediments", Shakespeare. (5)

11. Rome has seven of them. (5)

14. Bird pictured on the national flag of Uganda. (5)

15. _____ Hall: Cork village. (5)

17. Germany's Red Army Faction were also known as the Baader-_______ Gang. (7)

19. Japanese, German & Italian forces in WWII. (4)

20. Which town is built on the Garavogue? (5)

21. English comedian who married Katy Perry. (5)

22. Who played Pontius Pilate in Life of Brian? (5)

23. ____ Fielding: Great British Bake Off host. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 393

ACROSS: 1. Stamp. 4. Fosbury. 7. Doire. 8. Margo. 9. Jona. 10. Lewie. 13. Willow. 16. Cognac. 19. Blimp. 22. Loom. 23. Cello. 24. Floyd. 25. Spector. 26. Smash.

DOWN: 2. T-Bone. 3. Merlin. 4. Flood. 5. Somalia. 6. Riga. 10. Lynch. 11. Ulm. 12. Sweep. 14. Ugg. 15. Fallout. 17. Slalom. 18. Dover. 20. Moyes. 21. Hemp.

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