Crossword 9279 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).


1. Calm down quiet and dignified (6)

4. Brick loy used to construct log cabins on the Erne (8)

9. 'We are not ______' (Queen Victoria) (6)

10. Aversion is tasted differently (8)

12. Military parade for the deceased (4,5)

13. Make improvements in Bethlehem endlessly (5)

14. Irish festival of music in 18 across this year (6,6)

18. Town in Cavan Hanks rallied around (12)

21. Spacious when pal leaves playroom (5)

22. Adolescent Ottoman maybe radical (5,4)

24. Ray is the Bainisteoir (8)

25. Made an attempt (3,1,2)

26. Yard for drive-in bingo in Swanlinbar (8)

27. Walter's truncated a Rock in Lough Sheelin (6)


1. Stalemate for the out half in New Zealand (8)

2. Belturbet church team at home in St Felim's Park (8)

3. Unit of heat sounds like part of the academic year (5)

5. Ulster u20 trophy (5,4,3)

6. A nicer hat arrangement for Cornafean golden girl (9)

7. Slieve near Ballyconnell sounds like a Soviet (6)

8. Concedes amounts produced (6)

11. Water safety location near Bawnboy (8,4)

15. Newry hospital location in Ballyconnell (5,4)

16. Military assistant officer (8)

17. Former Cavan based coaches (8)

19. Distressing and sad (6)

20. Completes parish with Kingscourt and Muff. (6)

23. Arvagh analysis conceals an African country (5)

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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