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Sunday Tribune Year Ender 2010 XWORD

  • 29-12-2010 3:58pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 363 ✭✭


    Starting thread for this years offering in the Mind Bender Series
    Closing date January 14th 2011

    Any offers on the following:
    20 Ac: "Stan the Muppet" (5) ??e?? Is it STEVE
    27ac: "Hurley-playing Swan?" (7) M???L??
    33ac: "Horse Race in Ancient Rome" (7) ??A?S?S
    41ac: "Olympic gold medal winning cyclist who won 3 Tours de France" (5) E???O
    [49ac: "West Ham's would be Irishman" (5) ?????
    51ac: "Pays Andy Flowers wages" (1,1,1) E?? Could be EBU
    52ac: “Leatherhead Footballer”( 7) C??????
    59ac: "Flintoff funks it" (4) ???D
    63ac: "Kirk captains these stars" (4)
    66ac: "Four-time All Star from Wolf Tones na Sionna” (5) L???N
    76ac: “Home of Irelands only professional Quidditch team” (7)????A?E
    80 ac: “Toure gets them out with the Stones” (5) Y?Y?S
    12dn: “He hates Rovers” sing the fans, 50 years after his death” (5) E?N??
    16dn: “French centre dried out? Or your typical referee” (7) B?????D
    25dn: “Pays the bills for racehorse training” (5)

    29dn: “Dalglish, Irvine, Crankie” (5) ???T?
    32dn: “Celtic Martyr” (7) T?O?S?O?
    35dn: “Leading flat jockey who died in 2010” (7) S??????
    [40dn: “Tight as a blackberry bush” (7)??A???E IS it BRAMBLE
    42dn: “ Famously slipped a dry sliothar to Babs Keating (6) ??A???
    50dn: “Ex Leeds keeper made his Mark” (6) ??E???
    53dn: “County, cricket champions” (5) ?????
    57dn: “ English mid fielder who played his entire career in the north east (8) N???R?S?
    67dn “Former Yorkshire keeper, won 2 test caps” (6) ?L???Y
    72dn “ Michael drops an E, but keeps his surname (3) O??


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1 crosswordnut


    31A Hylton
    vinpaul wrote: »
    Starting thread for this years offering in the Mind Bender Series
    Closing date January 14th 2011

    Any offers on the following:
    20 Ac: "Stan the Muppet" (5) ??e?? Is it STEVE
    27ac: "Hurley-playing Swan?" (7) M???L??
    31ac: "Only test cricketer to be executed" (6) ?Y????
    33ac: "Horse Race in Ancient Rome" (7) ??A?S?S
    38ac: "What a porer puts in" (3) ???. Could be OAR
    41ac: "Olympic gold medal winning cyclist who won 3 Tours de France" (5) E???O
    43ac: "Cork sub goalkeeper over last decade " PADDY ?????
    49ac: "West Ham's would be Irishman" (5) ?????
    51ac: "Pays Andy Flowers wages" (1,1,1) E??
    52ac: “Leatherhead Footballer”( 7) C??????
    59ac: "Flintoff funks it" (4) ???D
    63ac: "Kirk captains these stars" (4)
    66ac: "Four-time All Star from Wolf Tones na Sionna” (5) L???N
    76ac: “Home of Irelands only professional Quidditch team” (7)????A?E
    80 ac: “Toure gets them out with the Stones” (5) Y?Y?S
    12dn: “He hates Rovers” sing the fans, 50 years after his death” (5) E?N??
    16dn: “French centre dried out? Or your typical referee” (7) B?????D
    25dn: “Pays the bills for racehorse training” (5)
    29dn: “Dalglish, Irvine, Crankie” (5) ???T?
    32dn: “Celtic Martyr” (7)
    35dn: “Leading flat jockey who died in 2010” (7) S??????
    37dn: “Golf Classic comic” (3,4) B?? ???E
    40dn: “Tight as a blackberry bush” (7)??A???E
    42dn: “ Famously slipped a dry sliothar to Babs Keating (6) ??A???
    50dn: “Ex Leeds keeper made his Mark” (6) ??E???
    53dn: “County, cricket champions” (5) ?????
    57dn: “ English mid fielder who played his entire career in the north east (8) N???R?S?
    67dn “Former Yorkshire keeper, won 2 test caps” (6) ?L???Y
    72dn “ Michael drops an E, but keeps his surname (3) O??


  • Registered Users Posts: 62 ✭✭juniorBman


    Only starting this myself but of the below, I have what I think answers are in CAPS & BOLD

    20 Ac: "Stan the Muppet" (5) ??e?? Is it STEVE - PROBABLY
    27ac: "Hurley-playing Swan?" (7) M???L??
    31ac: "Only test cricketer to be executed" (6) ?Y????
    33ac: "Horse Race in Ancient Rome" (7) ??A?S?S
    38ac: "What a porer puts in" (3) ???. Could be OAR
    41ac: "Olympic gold medal winning cyclist who won 3 Tours de France" (5) E???O
    43ac: "Cork sub goalkeeper over last decade " PADDY ?????
    49ac: "West Ham's would be Irishman" (5) ????? NOBLE
    51ac: "Pays Andy Flowers wages" (1,1,1) E??
    52ac: “Leatherhead Footballer”( 7) C??????
    59ac: "Flintoff funks it" (4) ???D FRED
    63ac: "Kirk captains these stars" (4)
    66ac: "Four-time All Star from Wolf Tones na Sionna” (5) L???N LOHAN
    76ac: “Home of Irelands only professional Quidditch team” (7)????A?E
    80 ac: “Toure gets them out with the Stones” (5) Y?Y?S YAYAS??
    12dn: “He hates Rovers” sing the fans, 50 years after his death” (5) E?N?? ERNIE
    16dn: “French centre dried out? Or your typical referee” (7) B?????D
    25dn: “Pays the bills for racehorse training” (5)
    29dn: “Dalglish, Irvine, Crankie” (5) ???T?
    32dn: “Celtic Martyr” (7)
    35dn: “Leading flat jockey who died in 2010” (7) S??????
    37dn: “Golf Classic comic” (3,4) B?? ???E
    40dn: “Tight as a blackberry bush” (7)??A???E
    42dn: “ Famously slipped a dry sliothar to Babs Keating (6) ??A???
    50dn: “Ex Leeds keeper made his Mark” (6) ??E??? BEANEY??
    53dn: “County, cricket champions” (5) ?????
    57dn: “ English mid fielder who played his entire career in the north east (8) N???R?S?
    67dn “Former Yorkshire keeper, won 2 test caps” (6) ?L???Y
    72dn “ Michael drops an E, but keeps his surname (3) O??


  • Registered Users Posts: 62 ✭✭juniorBman


    Have got a few additional ones:

    20 Ac: "Stan the Muppet" (5) ??e?? Is it STEVE - PROBABLY
    27ac: "Hurley-playing Swan?" (7) M???L??
    31ac: "Only test cricketer to be executed" (6) ?Y???? HYLTON
    33ac: "Horse Race in Ancient Rome" (7) ??A?S?S
    38ac: "What a porer puts in" (3) ???. Could be OAR
    41ac: "Olympic gold medal winning cyclist who won 3 Tours de France" (5) E???O
    43ac: "Cork sub goalkeeper over last decade " PADDY ?????
    49ac: "West Ham's would be Irishman" (5) ????? NOBLE
    51ac: "Pays Andy Flowers wages" (1,1,1) E??
    52ac: “Leatherhead Footballer”( 7) C??????
    59ac: "Flintoff funks it" (4) ???D FRED
    63ac: "Kirk captains these stars" (4)
    66ac: "Four-time All Star from Wolf Tones na Sionna” (5) L???N LOHAN
    76ac: “Home of Irelands only professional Quidditch team” (7)????A?E KENMARE
    80 ac: “Toure gets them out with the Stones” (5) Y?Y?S YAYAS??
    12dn: “He hates Rovers” sing the fans, 50 years after his death” (5) E?N?? ERNIE
    16dn: “French centre dried out? Or your typical referee” (7) B?????D BASTARD (BASTAREAUD - DROP EAU)
    25dn: “Pays the bills for racehorse training” (5) OWNER
    29dn: “Dalglish, Irvine, Crankie” (5) ???T?
    32dn: “Celtic Martyr” (7)
    35dn: “Leading flat jockey who died in 2010” (7) S??????
    37dn: “Golf Classic comic” (3,4) B?? ???E
    40dn: “Tight as a blackberry bush” (7)??A???E
    42dn: “ Famously slipped a dry sliothar to Babs Keating (6) ??A???
    50dn: “Ex Leeds keeper made his Mark” (6) ??E??? BEANEY??
    53dn: “County, cricket champions” (5) ?????
    57dn: “ English mid fielder who played his entire career in the north east (8) N???R?S?
    67dn “Former Yorkshire keeper, won 2 test caps” (6) ?L???Y
    72dn “ Michael drops an E, but keeps his surname (3) O?? OWN


  • Registered Users Posts: 60 ✭✭greenrocket


    well lads, how are you getting with this, stuck on few here and wondering if you have any help with the following

    12d 21d and 47d

    cheers


  • Registered Users Posts: 363 ✭✭vinpaul


    well lads, how are you getting with this, stuck on few here and wondering if you have any help with the following

    12d 21d and 47d

    cheers
    12 dn ERNIE possibly
    21Dn OLEARY definitely
    47dn HEALY almost certain David, Cian and Felix


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  • Registered Users Posts: 9 ohmyback


    :pac::pac:
    juniorBman wrote: »
    Only starting this myself but of the below, I have what I think answers are in CAPS & BOLD

    20 Ac: "Stan the Muppet" (5) ??e?? Is it STEVE - PROBABLY
    27ac: "Hurley-playing Swan?" (7) charLie
    31ac: "Only test cricketer to be executed" (6) ?hYlton
    33ac: "Horse Race in Ancient Rome" (7) clAsSic
    38ac: "What a porer puts in" (3) ???. Could be OAR
    41ac: "Olympic gold medal winning cyclist who won 3 Tours de France" (5) longO
    43ac: "Cork sub goalkeeper over last decade " PADDY oshea
    49ac: "West Ham's would be Irishman" (5) ????? NOBLE
    51ac: "Pays Andy Flowers wages" (1,1,1) Ecb
    52ac: “Leatherhead Footballer”( 7) C??????
    59ac: "Flintoff funks it" (4) ???D FRED
    63ac: "Kirk captains these stars" (4)
    66ac: "Four-time All Star from Wolf Tones na Sionna” (5) L???N LOHAN
    76ac: “Home of Irelands only professional Quidditch team” (7)kenmArE
    80 ac: “Toure gets them out with the Stones” (5) Y?Y?S YAYAS??
    12dn: “He hates Rovers” sing the fans, 50 years after his death” (5) E?N?? ERNIE
    16dn: “French centre dried out? Or your typical referee” (7) BastarD
    25dn: “Pays the bills for racehorse training” (5)owner
    29dn: “Dalglish, Irvine, Crankie” (5) scoTs
    32dn: “Celtic Martyr” (7)thomson
    35dn: “Leading flat jockey who died in 2010” (7) S??????
    37dn: “Golf Classic comic” (3,4) Bob hopE
    40dn: “Tight as a blackberry bush” (7)brAmblE
    42dn: “ Famously slipped a dry sliothar to Babs Keating (6) neAlon
    50dn: “Ex Leeds keeper made his Mark” (6) ??E??? BEANEY??
    53dn: “County, cricket champions” (5) ?????
    57dn: “ English mid fielder who played his entire career in the north east (8) N???R?S?
    67dn “Former Yorkshire keeper, won 2 test caps” (6) bLakeY
    72dn “ Michael drops an E, but keeps his surname (3) Own


  • Registered Users Posts: 3 weekender


    31A Hylton

    53dn is North.
    Looking for 5dn and 5ac


  • Registered Users Posts: 60 ✭✭greenrocket


    hibbert for 5d and hopkirk for 5a


  • Registered Users Posts: 9 ohmyback


    Anyone got 52a
    36d
    57d


  • Registered Users Posts: 62 ✭✭juniorBman


    36D is Adidas
    57D is Nattrass

    I'm missing 6D, 46D, 52A, 56A, 58A, 79A - is this Moyross,


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  • Registered Users Posts: 108 ✭✭maryb26


    52a Clooney. George Clooney starred in a movie about American Football called Leatherheads


  • Registered Users Posts: 363 ✭✭vinpaul


    juniorBman wrote: »
    36D is Adidas
    57D is Nattrass

    I'm missing 6D, 46D, 52A, 56A, 58A, 79A - is this Moyross,

    6dn PARRA
    46dn OREILLY
    52ac CLOONEY
    56ac IAN BELL
    58ac LEE
    79ac Yes Moyross

    All done now thanks to all the team for all the help.
    Started off with wrong choice for 27 dn used MUSSELS instead of COCKLES and this upset a whole load of answers.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3 weekender


    vinpaul wrote: »
    6dn PARRA
    was carlos a derby winner 14 ac


  • Registered Users Posts: 363 ✭✭vinpaul


    weekender wrote: »
    vinpaul wrote: »
    6dn PARRA
    was carlos a derby winner 14 ac

    ;););) ROBERTO won with Lester Piggor on board in the 1970's I think.
    Thnk Carlos Roberto


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 111 ✭✭carab


    I'm stuck on the following, would be grateful for any help :)

    Accross: 24,48,63
    Down: 35,52,65,74

    Thanks guys


  • Registered Users Posts: 363 ✭✭vinpaul


    carab wrote: »
    I'm stuck on the following, would be grateful for any help :)

    Accross: 24,48,63
    Down: 35,52,65,74

    Thanks guys
    24 ac COTTON Fran English Prop Forward
    48ac OWENS Jesse dont know who Mosse is
    63ac ???? Cant get an anser here T?E? Could be trek but cant explain

    35dn STARKEY Greville Jockey
    52dn CON FEIGHERY Irish Prop in 1972
    65dn ORLEANS New city
    74dn BEEM Rich Beem US golfer

    Post 63ac as soon as you get it. Good Luck


  • Registered Users Posts: 106 ✭✭macdonagh2007


    no 63 = I am going with Trek.

    Need help with
    8 D.=( K--- )
    15 A/C =( --A-L-B-I-N )
    69 D. =( W-A-T )


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 111 ✭✭carab


    Thanks Vinpaul, I am going with TREK for 63a.

    Macdonagh2007: 8D KENT, 15A NIALL O BRIEN 69D WYATT

    Good luck


  • Registered Users Posts: 62 ✭✭juniorBman


    Thanks for the help folks.
    I'm going to go with the majority for 63A and put TREK, although I can't really see the logic behind the answer.


  • Registered Users Posts: 23 Dromusta


    juniorBman wrote: »
    Thanks for the help folks.
    I'm going to go with the majority for 63A and put TREK, although I can't really see the logic behind the answer.


    Captain Kirk of StarTREK


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  • Registered Users Posts: 62 ✭✭juniorBman


    but where's the sporting connection??


  • Registered Users Posts: 214 ✭✭Batigol309


    hey guys..anyone have a blank copy of crossword lying around or know if its on the net..just finished sunday indo one and if got the taste for more :)


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