Thursday 22 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No 421

ACROSS:

1. Who is the object of the Hunchback of Notre Dame's affections? (9)

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8. What Celtic players do just before a match. (6)

9. Apple online music store, soon to be phased out. (6)

10. How do you say 5 in French? (4)

12. Calabria is the "___" of Italy. (3)

13. "Water, water, everywhere, nor any ____ to drink", Coleridge. (4)

16. Who is Ian Hislop's rival team captain on Have I Got News for You? (6)

17. Whitney Houston had a huge hit with I Will Always Love You but which singer wrote it? (6)

18. ____ Valley: Germany's industrial heartland. (4)

21. Leading manufacturer of audio and video cassettes in the 80s and 90s. (1,1,1)

22. Another name for the killer whale. (4)

24. What is the main island of Japan? (6)

25. Flower which appears on the willow tree. (6)

26. British Suffragette leader. (9)

DOWN:

2. First name of the Mayor of London. (5)

3. Who plays Elton John in Rocketman? (7)

4. 1993 movie about the Uruguayan rugby team whose plane crashed in the Andes. (5)

5. Galway-based theatre company. (5)

6. Body in charge of third level grants. (1,1,1,1)

7. What is the unit of currency in Mexico? (4)

10. Jodie _____: star of Killing Eve. (5)

11. What does the N in NATO stand for? (5)

14. Spinning piece of metal in helicopters, turbines, engines etc. (5)

15. One of three ships which took part in Christopher Columbus's first voyage across the Atlantic. (5)

17. Pokemon Detective _______: 2019 movie. (7)

19. Composed ____ Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802: Wordsworth poem. (4)

20. Proinsias De _____: former leader of Democratic Left. (5)

21. What do Americans call a car boot? (5)

22. Captain _____ abandoned Scott's Antarctic team in an effort to save the expedition. (5)

23. Band led by Nile Rodgers. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 420

ACROSS: 6. Madame Bovary. 8. Goonies. 9. Genie. 10. Iota. 12. Fourth. 14. Cohen. 15. Nando's. 16. Huns. 19. Sarah. 21. Friedel. 22. Rita Hayworth.

DOWN: 1. Edmonton. 2. MMXIX. 3. Obese. 4. Avignon. 5. Iran. 6. McGuinness. 7. Methuselah. 11. Kos. 12. Few. 13. Rounders. 14. 17. Offal. 18. Views. 20. Rail.

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