Crossword Puzzle Info

The Guardian – Weekend crossword No 417 – Dec 29 2018

Published in The Guardian Weekend. Tags: , , , .

Clues Answers
2017 film in which Gary Oldman plays Churchill DARKEST
Active volcano on the island of Hawaii MAUNALOA
Actor who starred in Bull Durham and The Lovely Bones SUSAN
Actor who starred in Cutthroat Island and The Long Kiss Goodnight GEENA
Character played by 13/4 in a 1991 film by Ridley Scott THELMA
Character played by 15/20 in a 1991 film by Ridley Scott LOUISE
Flowering shrub for which the 13th hole at Augusta National Golf Club is named AZALEA
Hawaiian island which includes Honolulu OAHU
Irish province ULSTER
J.C.T. __, hero of a series of children’s novels created by Anthony Buckeridge JENNINGS
Mickey __, author who created Mike Hammer SPILLANE
Name given to a peninsula that includes Yemen, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait ARABIA
Oscar-winning writer of 7 & 23 CALLIE
Ralph Waldo __, essayist and philosopher EMERSON
See 13 Across DAVIS
See 17 Across HOUR
Snake of the family Viperidae ADDER
The brightest star system when viewed from earth SIRIUS
The Importance of Being __, play by Oscar Wilde EARNEST
US state and river OHIO
William __, hero – if that’s the word – of Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop (1938) BOOT
__ Park, home to the Earl and Countess of Wessex BAGSHOT