QUIZWORD CLUES

Daily Mirror - - PUZZLES -

ACROSS

3 Al­cide —, prime min­is­ter of Italy from 1945-53 (2,7) 8 Diana —, Best Ac­tress in a Lead­ing Role Os­car nom­i­nee for Lady Sings the Blues (4)

9 and 15 1998 novel by David Storey (1,7,3) 10 Cap­i­tal of Vos­ges depart­ment, E France (6) 13 Jeremy —, Best Ac­tor in a Lead­ing Role Os­car win­ner for Re­ver­sal of For­tune (5) 14 Bri­tish sub­sonic mil­i­tary jet plane ca­pa­ble of ver­ti­cal take-off and land­ing (7) 15 See 9 Across 16 John —, au­thor of nov­els The Bro­ker and The Brethren (7) 17 Air­port town in Bed­ford­shire (5) 21 M C —, Dutch graphic artist whose works in­clude 1928 wood­cut Tower of Ba­bel (6) 22 2000 novel by Andy McNab (8) 23 Small me­tal bar set across the fin­ger­board of a gui­tar (4) 24 Char­ac­ter first voiced by Mel Blanc in 1937 car­toon Porky’s Duck Hunt (5,4)

DOWN

1 Gor­don —, West Indies Test crick­eter who hit 214 not out against Eng­land at Lord’s in 1984 (9) 2 Alec —, Tur­key-born car de­signer who de­vel­oped the Mini in 1959 (9) 4 Der­byshire vil­lage renowned as the south­ern start­ing point of the Pen­nine Way (5) 5 Old Ira­nian lan­guage used today as the litur­gi­cal lan­guage of the Zoroas­trian faith (7) 6 Pseu­do­nym of 19th-cen­tury il­lus­tra­tor Hablot Knight Browne (4) 7 Stan­ley —, FIFA pres­i­dent from 1961-74 (4) 11 Cer­e­mo­nial county of Eng­land whose ad­min­is­tra­tive head­quar­ters is in Trow­bridge (9) 12 Gyles —, broad­caster and writer; Con­ser­va­tive MP for the City of Ch­ester from 1992-97 (9) 14 Son of Noah and fa­ther of Canaan in the Old Tes­ta­ment (3) 15 Bill —, ac­tor-co­me­dian who starred in ITV sit­coms Oh No, It’s Sel­wyn Frog­gitt! and The Gaffer (7) 18 The —, 1997 hor­ror film star­ring Pene­lope Ann Miller and Tom Size­more (5) 19 Univer­sity city in Tus­cany hous­ing a fa­mous lean­ing tower (4) 20 Flesh of a cow when killed for food (4) So­lu­tions in to­mor­row’s Daily Mir­ror

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.