Category: The Telegraph General Knowledge

  • The Telegraph – CRYPTIC CROSSWORD NO: 30,142 – Nov 11 2022 Crossword Solutions

    Clues Answers ‘In a jiffy, that’s when,’ Dad countered ASAP Agree visuals should be jazzed up for old-fashioned food? LIVERSAUSAGE Artful gripping sex that appears on screen SUBTITLE Big tank’s entry crushing several with Resistance GASOMETER Complete agreement college needs boy to follow UNISON Cultivate organic seed, rejecting odd bits RAISE Cup match overturned after […]

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  • The Telegraph – GK CROSSWORD NO: 558 – Jul 1 2019

    Clues Answers __ Fats, pool player created by American novelist Walter Tevis MINNESOTA __ Glasgow, author of the novel ‘In This Our Life’ ELLEN __ Griffin, English soprano (1895-1989) ELSIE 1981 film starring Jane Fonda and Kris Kristofferson ROLLOVER A smooth, tightly twisted cotton thread, or the fabric made from it LISLE American still-life and […]

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  • The Telegraph – GK CROSSWORD NO: 554 – Jun 3 2019

    Clues Answers The __’, an Irish-based British children’s TV show starring Jason Cullen ROYFILES __ St. Vincent Millay, 1923 winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry EDNA 1956 film starring Ray Milland and Maureen O’Hara LISBON 1962 film starring Vincent Price TOWEROFLONDON 1992 superhero film directed by Tim Burton BATMANRETURNS A blind spot due to […]

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  • The Telegraph – GK CROSSWORD NO: 550 – May 6 2019

    Clues Answers The Jew of __’, a play by Christopher Marlowe MALTA __ Cunk, comedy character created by Diane Morgan PHILOMENA __ Mac, informal name for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation FREDDIE 1980 film directed by Marcus Reichert UNIONCITY 1991 film starring Leonard Nimoy; Take That single NEVERFORGET 2000 film directed by Denys Arcand […]

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  • The Telegraph – GK CROSSWORD NO: 537 – February 4 2019

    Clues Answers __ the Clown’, a novel by Salman Rushdie SHALIMAR 1969 film, based on a book by Sterling North RASCAL A Hebrew prophet of the Old Testament MICAH A lawyer in ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ HIRAMGREWGIOUS A scale at the base of the forewing in some insects; flat roofing-tile TEGULA Artur __, American […]

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  • The Telegraph – GK CROSSWORD NO: 534 – January 14 2019

    Clues Answers __ Waltz’, the signature song of Patti Page TENNESSEE __ beat, a syncopated rhythm widely used in rock music BODIDDLEY 1973 horror film starring Deborah Walley and Paul Carr THESEVEREDARM 1992 film starring Al Pacino and Chris O’Donnell SCENTOFAWOMAN Andrew __, American chef and television personality GRUEL Any of a genus of plants […]

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  • The Telegraph – General Knowledge – Oct 7 2018

    Clues Answers __ centre, area where municipal buildings are situated CIVIC __ Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury ROWAN A traditional Scottish confection EDINBURGHROCK American comic strip illustrated by Scott Adams DILBERT Burning or flaming torch FLAMBEAU Carriage for carrying passengers RAILCAR Cross between tangerine and pomelo TANGELO Forming brilliant mental images VIVID Fortified building five […]

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  • The Telegraph – General Knowledge – Aug 26 2018

    Clues Answers A jump into the air in skateboarding or snowboarding OLLIE A southern European country’s idiom or habit ITALIANISM Ancient Cinque Port in Kent HYTHE Authorised version of Scriptures KINGJAMESBIBLE British government in India from 1858 to 1947 THERAJ Class of plants with eight stamens OCTANDRIA Clouds with flat bases forming continuous layers at […]

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  • The Telegraph – General Knowledge – Aug 19 2018

    Clues Answers __ II, the Unready, King of England from 978 to 1016 ETHELRED 1896 opera by Puccini LABOHEME 1952 epic swashbuckling adventure film starring Robert Taylor IVANHOE Affecting an oily charm UNCTUOUS Capital of Uganda during period of British rule ENTEBBE Desert in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana KALAHARI Dwight __, American country singer […]

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  • The Telegraph – General Knowledge – Aug 12 2018

    Clues Answers Active volcano on Sicily ETNA All the birdlife of a region ORNIS Ancient city on River Tigris destroyed in 7th and 8th centuries AD CTESIPHON Belief that the mind possesses some ideas that are inborn NATIVISM Bruce __, US singer and songwriter SPRINGSTEEN Dummy cannon used to deceive an enemy QUAKERGUN Electronic junk […]

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  • The Telegraph – General Knowledge – Aug 5 2018 August 5 2018

    Clues Answers Love for __’, novel by H. E. Bates LYDIA 1997 monster horror film starring Matthew Broderick GODZILLA Bunched tuft of branches, roots or fibres FASCICLE Capital of Turkey ANKARA Chief commercial ore of aluminium BAUXITE Form of Japanese verse also known as linked verse RENGA Interjection used in place of yes UHHUH International […]

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  • The Telegraph – General Knowledge – Apr 8 2018

    Clues Answers — II, last ruler of Aztec empire in Mexico MONTEZUMA Abbreviation for a county in northern England NORTHUMB Bantu language widely used in East Africa SWAHILI Beat with a stick on the soles of the feet BASTINADO Bird that’s a dangerous creature in Lewis Carroll’s nonsense poems JUBJUB Cavalry regiment commanded by Oliver […]

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