Thursday 19 September 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No423

ACROSS:

1. Which side goes first in a game of chess? (5)

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4. Popular jockey who won four races in one day at last month's Royal Ascot meeting. (7)

7. What is the name of the cryptocurrency which Facebook plans to launch next year? (5)

8. Irish contestant on this year's Love Island. (5)

9. Speech impediment. (4)

10. The Bible: food miraculously supplied to the Israelites on their journey through the wilderness.(5)

13. Who composed the music for Mise Eire? (6)

16. & 19. Goalkeeper on England's 1966 World Cup winning team, who died earlier this year. (6,5)

22. What would you find in an apiary? (4)

23. BBC Two's New World Order is hosted by which controversial comedian? (5)

24. Nickname of the Argentinian rugby team. (5)

25. First name of the youngest member of Abba. (7)

26. In the popular song, what is given on the sixth day of Christmas? (5)

DOWN:

2. What is the third-largest city in Israel? (5)

3. What is the capital of Albania? (6)

4. West Belfast tower/flats named after a nearby mountain. (5)

5. Japanese dish of vegetables or seafood

deep-fried in batter. (7)

6. ____ Stewart: recent candidate for leadership of the Conservative Party. (4)

10. Japanese comics / graphic novels. (5)

11. First name of radio and TV presenter behind 50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy. (3)

12. Who played Manuel in Fawlty Towers? (5)

14. Internet domain name used by Unesco, Oxfam, etc. (3)

15. Limerick railway station is named after whom? (7)

17. Which king proved his fallibility by being unable to command the waves? (6)

18. Which Irish folk group collaborated on Galway Girl with Ed Sheeran? (5)

20. Which 19th Century English poet died in a house at the foot of Rome's Spanish Steps? (5)

21. Who travelled Around the World in Eighty Days? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 422

ACROSS: 7. Big Little Lies. 8. Casement. 9. Cana. 10. Missal. 12. Redact. 14. Smokie. 16. Newman. 18. Bale. 20. Halligan. 22. Port Elizabeth.

DOWN: 1. Titanium. 2. Aliens. 3. FTSE 4. Flatiron. 5. Placid. 6. Fern. 11. Lee Child. 13. Ciabatta. 15. Kielty. 17. Whitby. 19. AWOL. 21. Lazy.

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