Sunday 15 September 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No415

ACROSS:

6. In which film does Harrison Ford's Jack Ryan face an IRA man played by Sean Bean? (7,5)

8. Which city has a record four Unesco World Heritage sites? (7)

9. Botticelli's Birth of Venus features a giant _____. (5)

10. Which character in Greek mythology could only repeat the final words of others? (4)

12. What is the last bridge over the Liffey before it meets the sea? (6)

14. Berlin's busiest airport. (5)

15. Which TV cartoon series was based on Sergeant Bilko? (3,3)

16. Title held by rulers of Kuwait and Qatar. (4)

19. The third-longest river in Africa. (5)

21. Who wrote Lord of the Flies? (7)

22. Which novel is subtitled The Modern Prometheus? (12)

DOWN:

1. Which group recorded 1980s hit We Built This City? (8)

2. Who is the only US president to have resigned from office? (5)

3. What did Rumpelstiltskin turn into gold? (5)

4. Which Englishman won the 1992 World Formula One drivers championship? (7)

5. An outdoor fund-raising event with stalls and amusements. (4)

6. Who is the manager of Tottenham Hotspur? (10)

7. What is the name of Jeff Bezos's aerospace company? (4,6)

11. Tennis: what call is made when a serve touches the top of the net before dropping on to the other side? (3)

12. Highest-ranking position in a company's management structure. (1,1,1)

13. Opposite of a Brexiteer. (8)

14. Who hosted ITV's original run of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (7)

17. First name of Brendan O'Carroll's Mrs Brown. (5)

18. Guns 'n' Roses lead guitarist. (5)

20. Town in county Galway. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 414

ACROSS: 1. Bacharach. 8. Barron. 9. Dunbar. 10. Tain. 12. HBO. 13. Isis. 16. Bercow. 17. Beluga. 18. Sade. 21. SPL. 22. Sark. 24. Avatar. 25. Swilly. 26. Soundings.

DOWN: 2. Arran. 3. Henshaw. 4. Rodeo. 5. Cyndi. 6. Mata. 7. Hari. 10. Tubbs. 11. In Red. 14. Stuka. 15. Stark. 17. Belushi. 19. Alva. 20. Eat No. 21. Siren. 22. Swing. 23. RNLI.

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