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).


1. National emblems kill football team (9)

9. 50th US state (6)

10. Get Marie changed to move abroad (8)

11. Crude oil measure discovered in Swanlinbar relinquished (6)

12. Making directions and ingredients (6)

14. Arabian nobleman returns rime (4)

15. Senior church officer in Middle Chapel derided (5)

16. Incarcerated (6)

18. Biblical news (7)

21. Lot Lucy rearranged near Cootehill (7)

24. Bailieborough Lough sounds like a spicy oriental dish (6)

26. United for football in Virginia (5)

30. Personal thought maybe found in Cloncovid easily (4)

31. No peer upset first cricket batsman (6)

32. Tell a story in Killinkere later (6)

33. Road to a private house (8)

34. Male confidence artist (3,3)

35. Cycling club in Ballyconnell for cross border traders (9)


2. Village behind tower in Cavan Town (6)

3/7. Respected Laragh referee (6,8)

4. Spoke publicly (6)

5. Retainers’ arms in Bawnboy (7)

6. African desert (6)

7. See 3 down.

8. Look Lindy maybe confused in Mullahoran (9)

11. Nairobi journalist covers small and elegant piece (5)

13. Scheme both sides of Plush, Co. Cavan (4)

17. National patron at college in Cavan (2,7)

19. Hosting the Scor finals this weekend (8)

20. Fr Gallogly debate covers a river rising near Bailieborough (5)

22. Pool reversed a walk around Bawnboy (4)

23. Drag mud around Lough for Crosserlough group water scheme (7)

25. Customary religious rite (6)

27. Emotional, in motion (6)

28. Divulge strange leaver (6)

29. Mend broken rapier (6)

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.


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