CROSSWORD

No 1,566

Irish Daily Mail - YOU - - CROSSWORD | HOROSCOPES -

ACROSS

6 Ex­pels a ten­ant from a prop­erty (6)

8 Large, ar­bo­real, non-ven­omous, semi­aquatic snake (8)

10 Venue; BBC arts pro­gramme (5)

11 Per­son who works to gain ex­pe­ri­ence (6)

12 Ger­many’s largest ur­ban ag­glom­er­a­tion (4)

13 State of lazi­ness, tired­ness or lack of in­ter­est (9)

15 The is­land on which Napoleon Bon­a­parte was born (7)

17 On a golf course, the long strip of short grass be­tween each tee and green (7)

19 Ac­knowl­edg­ing (9)

22 Mis­chievous sprites (4) 23 Gar­den tool (6) 24 Male chicken fat­tened for eat­ing (5)

25 Po­si­tion of fame, su­pe­ri­or­ity or dis­tinc­tion (8)

26 Used in non­stick saucepans (6)

DOWN

1 The process of grad­ual change over many gen­er­a­tions (9)

2 Owned items con­vert­ible into cash (6)

3 Ger­man state with Mu­nich as its cap­i­tal (7)

4 Ro­man Em­peror from 37-41AD (8)

5 Love, wor­ship, think the world of (5)

7 19th-cen­tury Bri­tish nat­u­ral­ist (7,6)

9 (and 18 down) 1859 book by 7 down in which he pro­vided ev­i­dence for his the­ory of 1 down (2,3,6,2,7)

14 Is­lands vis­ited by 7 down in the course of his re­search (9)

16 Laughing in a loud, un­pleas­ant way (8) 18 See 9 down 20 At­tribute, as­cribe, as­sign (6)

21 Ja­cob or his brother Wil­helm – philol­o­gists both (5)

TO EN­TER Com­plete the crossword and count how many times the let­ter ‘X’ ap­pears in the grid. Post your en­try to YOU Crossword No 1,566, PO Box 5332, Cardiff Lane, Dublin 2. Clos­ing date is Fri­day, Novem­ber 10. One random win­ner from all cor­rect en­tries will win €100 and five run­ners-up will win €25 each. Win­ners will be no­ti­fied within 14 days. So­lu­tion in two weeks

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