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Wednesday 22 January 2020

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No165

ACROSS:

1. In which town does the Fleadh Ceoil begin today? (5)

4. First Minister of Scotland and leader of the SNP. (7)

7. Batman is the alter ego of Bruce _____. (5)

8. Which is the most westerly of the Balearic Islands? (5)

9. Whose epitaph reads "Workers of all lands unite"? (4)

10. Which bishop welcomed Pope John Paul II to Galway in 1979? (5)

13. What is the sign of the zodiac for people born on St. Patrick's Day? (6)

16. Which 20th Century American statistician is regarded as the father of opinion polls? (6)

19. Which player last month became the all-time top goalscorer at the World Cup finals? (5)

22. Term for a male horse under the age of four. (4)

23. Which actor went from The Office to Pirates of the Caribbean? (5)

24. Who is the Minister for the Environment? (5)

25. Numbers 6,7 and 8 on a rugby team are collectively referred to as the ____ ___. (4,3)

26. _____ Earp: Wild West lawman. (5)

DOWN:

2. South American member of the camel family. (5)

3. What do you call a male goose? (6)

4. Caesar and Nicoise are types of what? (5)

5. The name of which Irish town comes from the Norse for "salmon leap"? (7)

6. Which infamous political party was founded by Anton Drexler in 1919? (4)

10. Who is the British Deputy Prime Minister? (5)

11. Nizlopi had a number one hit in 2005 singing about what kind of vehicle? (1,1,1)

12. "Now __ ___ winter of our discontent", Shakespeare, Richard III. (2,3)

14. What are the initials of the GAA in Irish? (1,1,1)

15. Jean-Claude _______: recently elected next President of the European Commission. (7)

17. One of Snow White's seven dwarfs. (6)

18. One Day Like This is the signature song of which group? (5)

20. Croatia's second city. (5)

21. Term for a long accompanied solo song in an opera. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 164

ACROSS: 6. Downton Abbey. 8. St. Louis. 9. India. 10. Rage. 12. Punjab. 14. Mumps. 15. Rotten. 16. Brer. 19. Tudor. 21. Onassis. 22. Anna Karenina.

DOWN: 1. Twilight. 2. Stout. 3. A Nose. 4. Obvious. 5. Mead. 6. Desert Rats. 7. Barbarossa. 11. Bun. 12. PPS. 13. Jurassic. 14. Meerkat. 17. Hogan. 18. Cameo. 20. Dunn.

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