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Tuesday 17 September 2019

BUMPER CROSSWORD

The three winners of the Christmas Crossword, who each receive €150, are:

Ian Vansevenant, Ballygarrett, Gorey, Co.

Wexford. Marie Quirke, Newtown, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow. Betty Doyle, Redcross, Co. Wicklow. Crossword solutions ACROSS: 1 Satsuma; 15 Raisins; 19 Lords; 20 Oranges; 21 White; 23 Medium; 24 Swans; 25 Scene; 26 Silent; 28 Sloe; 29 Obese; 30 Expense; 31 Eight; 32 Sups; 33 Mean; 34 Skimp; 35 Night; 36 Atom; 37 Echo; 38 Dregs; 41 Ray; 43 Scent; 46 Skim; 47 Chase; 53 Aesop; 55 Sort; 58 Door; 59 Decorations; 60 Scot; 61 Hymn; 63 Menu; 64 Urge; 65 Decree; 66 Cake; 67 Gifts; 68 Asset; 69 Star; 70 Allure; 71 Sage; 76 Earn; 78 Game; 80 Wenceslas; 83 Yo-Yo; 86 Saint; 87 Gold; 88 Fowl; 89 Cedar; 91 Onset; 93 Propose; 97 Eagle; 98 Aladdin; 99 Spot; 101 Robe; 103 Yule log; 104 Early; 108 Rings; 110 Advert; 112 Steep; 113 Church; 115 Sherry; 118 Extra; 120 Alice; 121 String; 123 Sugar; 124 Dolphin; 125 Party; 126 Seldom; 128 Named; 129 Tight; 130 Wintry; 132 Retina; 134 Steel; 135 Inform; 138 Feast; 142 Frill; 145 Injured; 146 Meal; 147 Says; 149 Foresee; 150 Urban; 151 Dynamic; 153 Charm; 154 Grill; 155 Mary; 156 Wrap; 158 Faint; 159 Tart; 162 Festivity; 166 Cops; 168 Peel; 170 Soho; 172 Stable; 173 Itch; 174 Cream; 175 Glass; 176 Deep; 177 Unreal; 178 Agog; 180 Icon; 181 Brie; 183 Hope; 184 Carol singer; 185 Char; 186 Lamp; 189 Beast; 191 Impel; 193 Laud; 194 Aspen; 199 Fig; 203 State; 205 Twee; 206 Ecru; 208 Error; 209 Robin; 210 Arch; 212 Owns; 214 Scrap; 215 Scrooge; 216 Elves; 217 Byre; 218 Angora; 219 Henna; 220 Amuse; 221 Ladies; 222 Geese; 223 Tiny Tim; 224 Range; 225 Yew tree; 226 Sprouts. DOWN: 2 Tree; 3 Unite; 4 Almonds; 5 Freeze; 6 Assess; 7 Brazil; 8 Joseph; 9 Hamper; 10 Agency; 11 Assent; 12 Sleigh; 13 Sweets; 14 Jingle; 15 Restate; 16 Igloo; 17 Inns; 18 Rashers; 22 Wise men; 23 Mother; 27 Turkey; 39 Reduce; 40 Good King; 42 Away; 44 Cocktail; 45 Nature; 48 Homes; 49 Review; 50 Cotton; 51 Tinsel; 52 Angels; 54 Ocean; 56 Opera; 57 Three; 61 Holly; 62 Merry; 72 Ali Baba; 73 Bells; 74 Keep; 75 Booze; 77 Rudolph; 78 Goose; 79 Miser; 81 Empty; 82 Alert; 84 Organ; 85 Ovens; 86 Stayer; 90 Regret; 92 Wine; 94 O Little Town; 95 Of Bethlehem; 96 Tutu; 100 Pantomime; 102 Boxing Day; 105 Athlete; 106 Eternal; 107 Sceptic; 109 General; 111 Vault; 114 Ratio; 116 Red; 117 Yam; 119 Add; 120 Ant; 121 Saw; 122 Run; 127 Outing; 131 Infect; 132 Rejoice; 133 Iced; 136 Food; 137 Messiah; 138 Fruit; 139 Amber; 140 Oldie; 141 Ascot; 143 Imago; 144 Lambs; 146 Myrrh; 148 Sprig; 152 Avid; 155 Mince pie; 157 Paper hat; 160 Alter; 161 Table; 162 Formal; 163 Season; 164 Island; 165 Yes-men; 166 Carol; 167 Psalm; 168 Peace; 169 Lights; 170 Spirit; 171 Ounce; 179 Asti; 181 Balloon; 182 Iguana; 187 Always; 188 Present; 190 Sausage; 192 Measles; 195 Parcel; 196 Nephew; 197 Brandy; 198 Ersatz; 199 Faring; 200 Grotto; 201 Dreams; 202 Absurd; 203 Sneers; 204 Advent; 207 Choir; 211 Cider; 213 Snow; 217 Beau.

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