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Saturday 24 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No411

ACROSS:

1. What is the highest mountain in both the Southern and Western Hemispheres? (9)

8. In which region of India is Amritsar? (6)

9. American athletics star Mary ______ collided with Zola Budd at the 1984 Olympic Games. (6)

10. Eminem song about a stalker. (4)

12. Holds approximately 88 pints. (3)

13. On which river is Hamburg built? (4)

16. Physiologist who experimented with a hungry dog. (6)

17. What was the name of George Stephenson's pioneering locomotive of 1829? (6)

18. Surname of Spurs' Dele. (4)

21. Text message. (1,1,1)

22. Which pop star makes a cameo appearance in The Wedding Singer? (4)

24. Which country's flag features a machete? (6)

25. Whose version of The Fields of Athenry was a huge hit in the 1980s? (6)

26. Which Korean martial art has been an Olympic sport since Sydney 2000? (9)

DOWN:

2. Name for the French-speaking people of Louisiana and their cuisine, music etc. (5)

3. Who wrote Lolita? (7)

4. The first five letters on the middle row of a standard keyboard. (1,1,1,1,1)

5. The Man from _____: 1960s spy series. (5)

6. ____ William: series of children's books first published in the 1920s. (4)

7. It can be transitive or intransitive. (4)

10. Which treatment gives black and white photos an old-fashioned, brownish tinge? (5)

11. Cartoon character Wile E Coyote is often crushed by what kind of object? (5)

14. Benjamin Netanyahu leads which party? (5)

15. To praise enthusiastically, e.g. to _____ virtues. (5)

17. City of birth of Lionel Messi and Che Guevara. (7)

19. Alan Partridge's personal assistant. (4)

20. Racetrack where Ayrton Senna lost his life. (5)

21. Children's song Baby _____ has had 2.6bn views on YouTube. (5)

22. The _____: Homer's account of the Trojan War. (5)

23. ____ Kiely: Irish designer. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 410

ACROSS: 1. Malta. 4. Bedrock. 7. Micra. 8. Usury. 9. Borg. 19. Roger. 13. Tahini. 16. Exodus. 19. Ralph. 22. Sett. 23. Xpose. 24. Brian. 25. Crowley. 26. O'Shea.

DOWN: 2. Amino. 3. Turret. 4. Baton. 5. Douglas. 6. Curb. 10. Riley. 11. Tin. 12. Ricoh. 14. Wow. 15. Russell. 17. Walrus. 18. Stony. 20. Peace. 21. SPQR.

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