Monday 19 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No425

ACROSS:

1. What is the most northerly of Spain's

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Mediterranean costas? (5)

4. & 7. Home ground of Limerick FC. (7,5)

8. What kind of creature has the largest eye in the animal kingdom? (5)

9. A traditional but fictitious story. (4)

10. Which member of Abba played keyboards? (5)

13. Who played the title role in 1971's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory? (6)

16. Who wrote The Handmaid's Tale? (6)

19. How many bits are there in a byte? (5)

22. Thomas Hardy wrote ____ of the d'Urbervilles. (4)

23. 16-times world darts champion Phil Taylor is nicknamed "the _____". (5)

24. French word meaning "there it is!" (5)

25. What is the family name of the chief

protagonists of Only Fools and Horses? (7)

26. Which former Rose of Tralee was recently

elected as an MEP? (5)

DOWN:

2. Lorelei is a landmark rock on which great river? (5)

3. La Bamba singer who died in a plane crash aged 17. (6)

4. Famed department store in New York City, for many years the world's largest. (5)

5. Who wrote The Satanic Verses? (7)

6. "I have nothing to offer but blood, ____, tears and sweat", Churchill, May 1940. (4)

10. Who was the singer in T Rex? (5)

11. Statistic commonly used to measure an economy's performance. (1,1,1)

12. Who played Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films? (5)

14. The "Big Four" accounting firms are Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG and ___. (1,1,1)

15. Complete the sequence: Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, Delta, Echo, _______. (7)

17. ______ Halep: winner of the 2019 Wimbledon women's singles title. (6)

18. & 20. Home golf club of Shane Lowry. (5,5)

21. What is the first word of the Gettysburg Address? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 424

ACROSS: 7. Rooney. 8. Nevada. 10. McQueen. 11. Sword. 12. Ryan. 13. Seven. 17. Forth. 18. Hair. 22. Atoll. 23. The Tube. 24. Turing. 25. Omerta.

DOWN: 1. Tramore. 2. Torquay. 3. Leyen. 4. Weasley. 5. Jacob. 6. Sandy. 9. Intestate. 14. Collins. 15. Maguire. 16. Freeman. 19. Hasta. 20. Court. 21. Let Me.

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