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ACROSS:

ACROSS:

6. Name the only NFL team which plays its home games in New York state. (7,5)

8. What is the most widely grown variety of potato in Ireland? (7)

9. Breed of wild dog indigenous to Australia. (5)

10. "If all the ____ were playing holidays, to sport would be as tedious as to work", Henry IV. (4)

12. Who played Hermione in the

Harry Potter films? (6)

14. Crookhaven and Goleen are villages on which peninsula? (5)

15. Who won an Oscar for Best Actress for 1993 film The Piano? (6)

16. Who was Ireland manger for five years between John Giles and Jack Charlton? (4)

19. Which square is the centre of New York City's New Year's celebrations? (5)

21. Popular resort in the Balearic Islands. (7)

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22. Sebastian Barry novel set during the First World War. (1,4,4,3)

DOWN:

1. Are You Somebody? and Almost There are the memoirs of which Irish writer who died in 2008? (8)

2. In which Crimean city did Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt meet in 1945? (5)

3. Which amateur won the 2009 Irish Open? (5)

4. Robert Stroud was "the _______ of Alcatraz". (7)

5. Aherlow, Imaal etc. (4)

6. Nicknamed the Walrus of Love, which singer made guest appearances on Ally McBeal? (5,5)

7. Who was the leader of the Blueshirts? (4,6)

11. Celtic mythology: which king's children became swans? (3)

12. Louth is nicknamed "the ___ county". (3)

13. Complete the title of this children's book: _______ and Amazons. (8)

14. The Strait of _______ lies between Sicily and the Italian mainland. (7)

17. Notes from a _____ Island: Bill Bryson book about Britain. (5)

18. _____ Orange: controversial defoliant used in the Vietnam War. (5)

20. The ____ is the name of the long, wide road which leads to Buckingham Palace. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No. 178

ACROSS: 1. Stapleton. 8. Venial. 9. Impact. 10. Duct. 12. On A. 13. Plug. 16. Squeak. 17. Weasel. 18. Oahu. 21. CNN. 22. Fogg. 24. Obtuse. 25. Salome. 26. Humphreys.

DOWN: 2. Twist. 3. Pollock. 4. Eliza. 5. Of Pop. 6. Peru. 7. ICTU. 10. Disco. 11. Crush. 14. Lasso. 15. Gulag. 17. Windsor. 19. Abba. 20. Uluru. 21. Cheap. 22. Foley. 23. Game.


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