Sunday 17 November 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No197

ACROSS:

7. Who will represent Ireland at this year's

Eurovision Song Contest? (5,8)

8. What style of music was played by Paco de Lucía and Camarón de la Isla? (8)

9. Where are the headquarters of Uefa? (4)

10. What was the name of the character played by Courtney Cox in Friends? (6)

12. The Bible: this insect features in one of the ten plagues of Egypt. (6)

14. Which animal lives in a lodge? (6)

16. Premier League side Hull City are nicknamed the ______. (6)

18. A GAA team's water carrier is called a "____ uisce". (4)

20. Dave Lee Roth is the singer in which rock group? (3,5)

22. Who won the Oscar for Best Actor at last month's Academy Awards? (5,8)

DOWN:

1. What is the name of John Magnier's stud farm? (8)

2. Collective name for the former pupils or students of an institution. (6)

3. Time __ __ My Side was a hit for the Rolling Stones. (2,2)

4. What is the national airline of Russia? (8)

5. Amy Huberman made her name in The ______. (6)

6. Ireland's largest teachers' union. (1,1,1,1)

11. The name of which animal means "earth pig" in Afrikaans? (8)

13. 1958's Carry On ________ was the first of 31 Carry On films. (8)

15. Who wrote the Aeneid? (6)

17. Damon Hill and his father ______ both became world Formula One champions. (6)

19. Which company was unsuccessfully sued by the International Olympic Committee in 1995 because of the similarity of their logos? (4)

21. Titian's Venus of Orbino is an example of what kind of painting? (4)

Solutions to Sunday Independent

Quizword No 196

ACROSS: 6. Peter Jackson. 8. Thumper. 9. Fungi. 10. Sumo. 12. Slalom. 14. Knave. 15. Uí Rinn. 16. Abel. 19. Going. 21. Oregano. 22. Northern Rock.

DOWN: 1. Strummer. 2. Traps. 3. Cabra. 4. Skiffle. 5. Gown. 6. Pittsburgh. 7. Kilmallock. 11. CNN. 12. SVP. 13. Labrador. 14. Knights. 17. Boxer. 18. Senna. 20. IBOA.

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