Saturday 24 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No412

ACROSS:

4. & 6. Title held by the "manager" of a

showjumping team. (4,7)

8. "______, _ married him": first line of the final chapter of Jane Eyre. (6,1)

9. Which river flows through Cardiff? (4)

10. Which TV detective was based on Jersey? (8)

13. The fruit of the blackthorn. (4)

14. ____ Head: most southerly point in Leinster. (4)

15. School of Buddhism which seeks enlightenment through meditation. (3)

17. Slang for an FBI agent, was also used for some members of the Dublin Metropolitan Police. (1,3)

19. ____ the Green Flag Round Me: rebel song. (4)

20. & 22. Which street was home to TV's Desperate Housewives? (8,4)

24. Disputed islet 265 miles off Donegal coast. (7)

26. Irish writer known for his short stories such as Guests of the Nation. (7)

27. Apple CEO who died in 2011. (4)

DOWN:

1. Lennart Johansson and Michel Platini are former presidents of which organisation? (4)

2. What is the most easterly county in England? (7)

3. Who wrote 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea? (5)

4. ______ UK: new political party founded by 11 Conservative/Labour MPs. (6)

5. Ireland's ___: island off coast of Dublin. (3)

7. Madonna's surname. (7)

10. Happy Mondays' dancer. (3)

11. Cut of meat from an animal's hindquarters. (4)

12. Way Down in the Hole was the theme song for which TV series? (3,4)

13. ____ of Anarchy.: TV series. (4)

16. 2015 film Straight Outta Compton tells the story of which music group? (1,1,1)

17. Coach who led Wales to the 2019 Grand Slam. (7)

18. Who was the first Taoiseach to make an official visit to Northern Ireland? (6)

21. Traditional Eskimo home. (5)

23. Element historically used to illuminate street advertising. (4)

25. Which body organises the Census? (1,1,1)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 411

ACROSS: 1. Aconcagua. 8. Punjab. 9. Decker. 10. Stan. 12. Keg. 13. Elbe. 16. Pavlov. 17. Rocket. 18. Alli. 21. SMS. 22. Idol. 24. Angola. 25. Reilly. 26. Taekwondo.

DOWN: 2. Cajun. 3. Nabokov. 4. ASDFG. 5. UNCLE. 6. Just. 7. Verb. 10. Sepia. 11. Anvil. 14. Likud. 15. Extol. 17. Rosario. 19. Lynn. 20. Imola. 21. Shark. 22. Iliad. 23. Orla.

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