Saturday 17 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No419

ACROSS:

4. & 6. For which film was Samuel L Jackson

nominated for an Oscar? (4,7)

8. On which river are the Victoria Falls? (7)

9. Who hosts an current affairs talk show on BBC One on Sunday mornings? (4)

10. Father ________ officiates at the funeral of Eleanor Rigby. (8)

13. Bluefin and Bonito are species of what? (4)

14. Urgently. (1,1,1,1)

15. The EU's system of agricultural subsidies. (1,1,1)

17. Berlin's Neues Museum has a ____ of Nefertiti.(4)

19. "Up" in Irish. (4)

20. Played Mulder to Gillian Anderson's Scully. (8)

22. Gary ____: US presidential hopeful recently portrayed in a movie by Hugh Jackman. (4)

24. The Battle of _______ was the biggest naval battle of World War I. (7)

26. British PM at the time of the Easter Rising. (7)

27. Nursing union on strike in February. (1,1,1,1)

DOWN:

1. One of three ships which took part in Christopher Columbus's first voyage across the Atlantic. (4)

2. What is the (popular) name for the smallest bone in the human body? (7)

3. _____ Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand. (5)

4. Nickname for Portsmouth. (6)

5. Who is moving from his role as RTE's Agriculture and Environment Correspondent? (3)

7. Swansea FC and Ospreys rugby club share which stadium? (7)

10. Range of Apple computers dating from 1984. (3)

11. Greek King of the Gods. (4)

12. Who was recently voted English football's Player of the Year by his fellow professionals? (3,4)

13. Which is the softest mineral? (4)

16. Had a worldwide hit with Gangnam Style. (3)

17. German design school opened 100 years ago. (7)

18. The second smallest country in the world. (6)

21. Who has won a record 12 French Opens? (5)

23. Irish for a ringfort, common in placenames. (4)

25. Main constituent of pewter. (3)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 418

ACROSS: 1. Fool's Gold. 8. Madoff. 9. Jeremy. 10. Kyle. 12. Own. 13. Stag. 16. Tarred. 17. Legume. 18. Swab. 21. WTC. 22. DHSS. 24. Rowing. 25. Severn. 26. Zeitgeist.

DOWN: 2. Ozone. 3. Lifford. 4. Gijon. 5. Lord's. 6. Daly. 7. Emma. 10. Kitts. 11. Larva. 14. Touch. 15. Gaels. 17. Lacoste. 19. Wood. 20. Baize. 21. Wight. 22. Davos. 23. Siri.

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