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ACROSS:

ACROSS:

1. Nautical term for the right-hand side of a ship.(9)

8. Which Pacific island was home to painter Paul Gauguin and the crew of the Bounty? (6)

9. Longest-serving member of the Seanad. (6)

10. ____ Castro is the President of Cuba. (4)

12. What kind of mythological creature is symbolic of the city of Lincoln? (3)

13. Public outdoor swimming pool. (4)

16. Which one of the Après Match team

starred in Charlie? (6)

17. The Giant's Causeway is formed from

what kind of rock? (6)

18. A university's ___ Officer organises social events for members of the students' union. (4)

21. Dublin South East will become Dublin __ South in the next general election. (3)

22. ____ Of The Town: long-running talent show. (4)

24. What word is represented by the N-plate

displayed by some drivers? (6)

25. Whose penalty put Ireland into the quarter finals of the 1990 World Cup? (6)

26. TV show synonymous with Cilla Black. (5,4)

DOWN:

2. The Arms _____: major news story in 1970. (5)

3. Which prince married Grace Kelly? (7)

4. To admit to a wrongdoing. (3,2)

5. Phil Hogan is the EU Commissioner for

Agriculture and _____ Development. (5)

6. Complete this sequence from the International Phonetic Alphabet: … Oscar, ____, Quebec … (4)

7. Tough outer layer on cheese, bacon etc. (4)

10. Which Irish player was runner-up in Fifa's Puskás Award for most beautiful goal of the year? (5)

11. German submarine. (1,4)

14. Boise is the capital of which US state? (5)

15. Which member of Scott's Antarctic team abandoned it in an effort to save the expedition? (5)

17. Odds-on favourite to win the Oscar for Best Picture at next month's Academy Awards. (7)

19. A recess, a sheltered place. (4)

20. Julianne Moore is tipped to win an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in _____ Alice. (5)

21. Surname shared by Fine Gael TD Pat and former Ireland international Gary. (5)

22. What do you call a message sent on Twitter? (5)

23. Nautical term for the left-hand side of a ship. (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 188

ACROSS: 4. Wood. 6. McEnroe. 8. Potsdam. 9. Be My. 10. Sturgeon. 13. Beit. 14. Vale. 15. YKK. 17. Jobs. 19. Bees. 20. Carlisle. 22. Lada. 24. Dunsink. 26. Expects. 27. Yang.

DOWN: 1. GCSE. 2. Andy Lee. 3. Depot. 4. Waters. 5. OCD. 7. Amongst. 10. Sty. 11. Eros. 12. Avocado. 13. Blur. 16. KBE. 17. Jellied. 18. Diving. 21. Lakes. 23. Doth. 25. NBA.

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