Saturday 21 September 2019

ACROSS:

SUNDAY INDEPENDENT QUIZWORD No392

ACROSS:

4. Who will replace Chris Evans as host of BBC Radio 2's Breakfast Show in January? (4)

6. What is the medical name for the kneecap? (7)

8. Which leading Fauvist painted Woman with a Hat and Dance? (7)

9. A flight to Belfast on a ____ jet became an issue in the Presidential election. (4)

10. Home ground of Real Madrid. (8)

13. Irish word which describes a festival of Gaelic art and culture. (4)

14. "We ____ on each other", Islands in the Stream. (4)

15. ___ Rose: Guns N' Roses singer. (3)

17. On which island is Tobermory? (4)

19. The eldest son of Noah. (4)

20. Umbrella term for wines not from Europe. (3,5)

22. Rugby: what position does Devin Toner play? (4)

24. Organised crime syndicate centred on Naples. (7)

26. Animal nicknamed the "Unicorn of the Sea". (7)

27. Who had a No 1 hit with I Love Rock 'n' Roll? (4)

DOWN:

1. Who sang I Heard it Through the Grapevine and What's Going On? (4)

2. Peadar _______ wrote the words to the national anthem. (7)

3. Jean-Claude Van _____ aka "the Muscles from Brussels". (5)

4. Bay mentioned in The Fields of Athenry. (6)

5. Fleur-de-___: historic French symbol. (3)

7. Which alcoholic drink is also the name and only lyric of a 1958 number one for The Champs? (7)

10. Classic British motorcycle brand. (1,1,1)

11. Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. (4)

12. & 13. Number one hit for Enya. (7,4)

16. Psychedelic drug developed by Albert Hofmann. (1,1,1)

17. Named in honour of a Republican leader executed in the Civil War, which is the oldest of Dublin's bridges over the Liffey? (7)

18. Little ______: Dickens novel. (6)

21. Lough _____: the largest of Killarney's lakes. (5)

23. Muhammad Ali's original surname. (4)

25. Who runs Homer Simpson's favourite bar? (3)

Solutions to Sunday Independent Quizword No 391

ACROSS: 1. Stockdale. 8. Pelosi. 9. Doolin. 10. Orcs. 12. Abs. 13. Skip. 16. Beagle. 17. Colfer. 18. Norm. 21. Mir. 22. Pals. 24. Clinic. 25. Belcoo. 26. Milwaukee.

DOWN: 2. Tools. 3. Chicane. 4. Dodds. 5. Laois. 6. Herr. 7. Bibi. 10. Orban. 11. Clair. 14. Kafka. 15. Paris. 17. Caribou. 19. Orly. 20. Menai. 21. Macaw. 22. Pulse. 23. Lyon.

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