SUN­DAY IN­DE­PEN­DENT QUIZ­WORD No390

We are of­fer­ing a €50 book to­ken to three Sun­day In­de­pen­dent read­ers with this quiz­word, com­piled by John Mur­phy

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - - Letters -

ACROSS: 4. & 6. Long-run­ning TV show in which celebri­ties

guessed def­i­ni­tions of ob­scure words. (4,2,5) 8. PDF files are cre­ated with Adobe _______. (7) 9. “Nine ____-rows will I have there”, WB Yeats. (4) 10. Which for­mer sports­man is to be­come a

pre­sen­ter on Top Gear? (8) 13. Mus­cle at the back of your leg. (4) 14. Old unit of area equal to a quar­ter of an acre. (4) 15. What do you call a group of whales? (3) 17. What is Ganymede? (4) 19. 2007 Irish film which also be­came a mu­si­cal. (4) 20. Jewish Fes­ti­val of Lights which be­gins to­day. (8) 22. Which lyri­cist co-wrote such mu­si­cals as Evita,

Chess and Je­sus Christ Su­per­star? (4) 24. Nurse _______ is a cen­tral char­ac­ter in One

Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. (7) 26. Which club do Irish in­ter­na­tion­als John O’Shea,

Paul Mc­Shane and David Meyler play for? (7) 27. Which river flows through Bath and Bris­tol? (4) DOWN: 1. The largest town on the Isle of Wight. (4) 2. Which group fa­mously sang in Irish on Top of the

Pops? (7) 3. “__ ___ the gin joints in all the towns in all the

world, she walks into mine”, Casablanca. (2,3) 4. The best-sell­ing im­ported beer in the US. (6) 5. Sport: which verb de­scribes arch­ing the ball over

an op­po­nent? (3) 7. Gwen _______ was the singer in No Doubt. (7) 10. Uefa reg­u­la­tions cre­ated in or­der to stop clubs

spend­ing more than they earn. (1,1,1) 11. In Prokofiev’s Pe­ter & the Wolf, which in­stru­ment

is used to rep­re­sent the duck? (4)

12. Lord’s Cricket Ground was the venue for which

sport at the 2012 Olympic Games in Lon­don? (7) 13. Which broth­ers di­rected The Big Le­bowski and

No Coun­try for Old Men? (4) 16. Homer Simp­son catch­phrase. (3) 17. Sur­name of the late Big Tom. (7) 18. Meals in Min­utes pre­sen­ter. (6) 21. “High King” in Irish. (3,2) 23. The Cross of ____ is one of the Na­tional

Mu­seum’s great­est trea­sures. (4) 25. France’s high-speed rail ser­vice. (1,1,1) So­lu­tions to Sun­day In­de­pen­dent Quiz­word No 389 ACROSS: 6. The Go-Be­tween. 8. Piebald. 8. Nidge. 10. Arts. 12. Sewell. 14. Satay. 15. Yorick. 16. Lira. 19. Klopp. 21. Bron­son. 22. Vil­lier­stown. DOWN: 1. Se­mes­ter. 2.To­day. 3. Leeds. 4. Twankey. 5. Seed. 6. Tep­pa­nyaki. 7. Neil Han­non. 11. Yak. 12. Sap. 13. Eriks­son. 14. Sca­pula. 17. Abbey. 18. Boise. 20. Ohio.

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