Tuesday 20 August 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No426

ACROSS:

7. What is the name of RTE's Washington

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correspondent? (5,8)

8. Wisecracking superhero played by Ryan Reynolds. (8)

9. Who did Boris Johnson defeat to become leader of the Conservative Party? (4)

10. Wexford town is located at the mouth of which river? (6)

12. The Ghost of Christmas Yet __ ____: Dickens character. (2,4)

14. This sportswear brand takes its name from a type of antelope. (6)

16. What is the name of the web browser developed by Apple? (6)

18. Sue Townsend wrote The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, ____ 13¬. (4)

20. Whose roles have included Fantine in Les

Miserables and Catwoman? (8)

22. How was Saigon renamed in 1976? (2,3,4,4)

DOWN:

1. Number one single and album for Madonna in the 80s. (4,4)

2. Derry is sometimes nicknamed "the ______ City". (6)

3. Emmanuel Adebayor is the all-time top

goalscorer for which country? (4)

4. Kildare play their home games at St ________ Park in Newbridge. (8)

5. In which style of architecture is the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris built? (6)

6. What is the name of the Wernham Hogg

receptionist in The Office? (4)

11. Which city will host the final of the forthcoming Rugby World Cup? (8)

13. What is the name of Sherlock Holmes' arch enemy? (8)

15. The name of which religious figure means "the Enlightened One"? (6)

17. Star of movie 127 Hours and TV series The Deuce. (6)

19. Bord na ____ is the name of the Irish Greyhound Board. (4)

21. The ____ Awards reward achievement in

American theatre. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 425

ACROSS: 1. Brava. 4. Markets. 7. Field. 8. Squid. 9. Myth. 10. Benny. 13. Wilder. 16. Atwood. 19. Eight. 22. Tess. 23. Power. 24. Voila. 25. Trotter. 26. Walsh.

DOWN: 2. Rhine. 3. Valens. 4. Macy's. 5. Rushdie. 6. Toil. 10. Bolan. 11. GDP. 12. Grint. 14. PWC. 15. Foxtrot. 17. Simona. 18. Esker. 20. Hills. 21. Four.

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