Monday 11 December 2017

Staff have cross words with boss

OUTGOING staff at the 'News of the World' showed their anger at the decision to close the paper by using the final edition's crossword to deliver a cryptic parting shot at Rebekah Brooks.

Among the clues in the 'Quicky' crossword were: 'Brook', 'lamented', 'servant', 'stink', 'catastrophe' and 'criminal enterprise'. The 'Cryptic' crossword also included clues such as: 'string of recordings', 'mix in prison', 'will fear new security measures'. The answers included the words: 'deplored', 'stench', 'stir', 'disaster' 'menace', 'desist', 'racket' and 'tart'.

Irish Independent

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