Tuesday 20 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No417

ACROSS:

1. Who topped the poll in Dublin in the recent

European elections? (5)

4. What mountain is the highest point in Dublin? (7)

7. Which stand is located between Hill 16 and the Hogan Stand? (5)

8. A pride is the name for a group of _____. (5)

9. Shakespeare is sometimes called "the ____". (4)

10. Name the character played by Alan Rickman in the Harry Potter films. (5)

13. The latest addition to Britain's royal family, born on May 6. (6)

16. The name of this popular wine grape comes from the French for blackbird. (6)

19. Two Irish Shanes scored five goals in last season's English Premier League: Long & _____. (5)

22. Items in an auction are divided into ____. (4)

23. This herb is a key ingredient in pesto. (5)

24. A routine procedure carried out in the event of an emergency. (5)

25. Who painted Girl With A Pearl Earring? (7)

26. "There's many a slip _____ the cup and the lip". (5)

DOWN:

2. What name is given to the underground rail system in major German cities? (1,4)

3. What is the name of the King of Spain? (6)

4. Character played by Telly Savalas. (5)

5. Character played by Aidan Turner. (7)

6. A man striking a gong was the trademark of which film company? (4)

10. In which battle did tanks make their first appearance in combat? (5)

11. Pasteurisation treatment used to produce long-life milk. (1,1,1)

12. Term for a female donkey. (5)

14. Which English celebrity made a cameo

appearance in Ros na Run in 2011? (3)

15. The name of the State forestry company. (7)

17. Who played Phoebe in Friends? (5)

18. American term for a bullock. (5)

20. Oscar and _____ were The Odd Couple. (5)

21. Product synonymous with Carrickmacross. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 416

ACROSS: 1. Kilfenora. 8. Qantas. 9. Welles. 10. Ajar. 12. Hay. 13. Shaw. 16. Geller. 17. Taiwan. 18. Linz. 21. Bun. 22. Pews. 24. Golden. 25. Arcade. 26. JK Rowling.

DOWN: 2. Inter. 3. Fischer. 4. Newry. 5. Rules. 6. Hajj. 7. Beta. 10. Angel. 11. Aslan. 14. Hawke. 15. Wings. 17. Tindall. 19. Ivor. 20. Zadok. 21. Banjo. 22. Pecan. 23. Wade.

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