Monday 19 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No413

ACROSS:

7. Which singer will represent Ireland at next week's Eurovision Song Contest? (5,8)

8. What is the name of the Tipperary stud farm owned by John Magnier? (8)

9. ____ People: Top of the Pops dance troupe for many years. (4)

10. The four classic horse gaits are walk, trot, ______ and gallop. (6)

12. Wife of dictator Ferdinand Marcos, famous for her collection of shoes. (6)

14. Who solves the Murder at the Vicarage? (6)

16. ______ x 2 = diameter. (6)

18. Digital images are usually saved as ____ files. (1,1,1,1)

20. Behind The Candelabra was a 2013 movie about which entertainer? (8)

22. In which film do Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd swap roles? (7,6)

DOWN:

1. BBC current affairs programme which has been running for over 50 years. (8)

2. What object do croquet players hold in their hands? (6)

3. Complete the title of this Beatles song: __ __ Tired. (2,2)

4. What is the biggest town in the Channel Islands? (2,6)

5. Cold, frothy coffee drink. (6)

6. Who was nominated for an Oscar for playing Sonny Corleone in The Godfather? (4)

11. What is the name of Germany's leading variety of grape? (8)

13. Church outside Portadown which became a focus of Orange Order protests in the 1990s. (8)

15. Type of distinctive tiered towers found in the Far East. (6)

17. Male star of Fifty Shades of Grey and The Fall. (6)

19. According to Oscar Wilde, "the truth is rarely ____, and never simple". (4)

21. Hale-____ is the name of an unusually bright comet which was visible from Earth in 1997. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 412

ACROSS: 4. Chef. 6. D'Equipe. 8. Reader, I. 9. Taff. 10. Bergerac. 13. Sloe. 14. Hook. 15. Zen. 17. G-Man. (or G-Men.) 19. Wrap. 20. Wisteria. 22. Lane. 24. Rockall. 26. O'Connor. 27. Jobs.

DOWN: 1. UEFA. 2. Suffolk. 3.Verne. 4. Change. 5. Eye. 7. Ciccone. 10. Bez. 11. Rump. 12. The Wire. 13. Sons. 16. NWA. 17. Gatland. 18. Lemass. 21. Igloo. 23. Neon. 25. CSO.

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