Crossword 9262 by Arahoden

Check out our bumper crossword by our mystery compiler Arahoden. As usual, you can expect some Cavan twists. Print it out, complete it and enter our competition to win lunch for two in the Cavan Crystal Hotel, not to mention a coveted Anglo-Celt pen (details below).


8. IDA run to construct a Forest Park (3,1,2)

9. Shackles Hans' nice construction (8)

10. Level small apartment (4)

11. Crock radio dismantled a cross near Cootehill (10)

12. A grain produced coal in Leitrim and Roscommon (6)

14. Slyly influence theatre productions in Cavan Town (8)

15. Wooded area for Palladian house in Cootehill (9,6)

18. Changed and improved deer from development (8)

20. Direction for Christian soldiers (6)

22. Sporting dreadnoughts (10)

24. Canal enclosure at Corraquill (4)

25. Male fowl precedes a natural incline in Cavan Town (4,4)

26. Young Ireland as Gaeilge in Drumgoon (4,2)


1. Manservant for a street in Belturbet (6)

2. Final shoemaker's device (4)

3. Green power facility at Corneen (4,4)

4. Short demonstration in Knockbride Monday (4)

5. Printing eight paper leaves (6)

6. Bridge for Cavan Adventure Centre (10)

7. Fix firmly to change NCO scene (8)

13. Sometimes called Lough Dargan (6,4)

14. Sharpened in Clonmahon edifice (5)

16. Overseer for will terms (8)

17. Struggle awkwardly with a seawater flatfish (8)

19. Angora goat hair (6)

21. Calculate to demolish conker (6)

23. Change lure to exercise authority over (4)

24. Entice with new rule (4)

To enter: Print out the crossword, complete it and post your entry to The Anglo-Celt, Crossword Competition, Kilmore Business Park, Dublin Road, Cavan, to be in with a chance of winning one of our coveted Anglo-Celt pens and for the glory, of course.

There's also a two-course lunch for the Atrium Bar in the Cavan Crystal Hotel up for grabs!

Please remember to put the volume number of your entry on the outside of your submission.