Crossword Puzzle Info

The Times Specialist May 3 2020 Crossword Puzzle Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 212
Clues Answers
“And gentle liquids gliding all so pat in, / That not a single accent seems ____” (Byron, writing about Italian) UNCOUTH
“And he [Jacob] ____, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven” (Genesis 28:12) DREAMED
“Call me ____” (Betty Boothroyd, when asked how she should be addressed as speaker of the House of Commons) MADAM
1988 comedy film starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine as rival conmen Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
A concluding piece of music, or an epilogue POSTLUDE
A pig, specifically a castrated male domesticated one HOG
A voodoo priestess, or a Latin American dance MAMBO
Actor who married Lauren Bacall in 1945 Humphrey Bogart
An upper class young man who is lively rather than useful Hooray Henry
Apt to cause worry DISQUIETING
Archbishop of York who became lord chancellor in 1475 Thomas Rotherham
Author of Lord Jim Joseph Conrad
Be comparable or compatible match up
Biased argument used to win rather than convey truth special pleading
Biblical character who said “I have been a stranger in a strange land” MOSES
Early type of machine gun, used by French forces in the Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71 MITRAILLEUSE
Emmanuel Chabrier’s best-known composition, a rhapsody for orchestra written after a six-month tour abroad ESPANA
Grammar, rhetoric, and logic, as an introductory course at a medieval university TRIVIUM
Hammond ____ wrote The Wreck of the Mary Deare INNES
Hordeolum is the medical name for this eye inflammation STYE
Hot drinks of port, lemon juice and spices neguses
L’____ is a commune located in the Seine, in the northern suburbs of Paris Ile-Saint-Denis
Latin phrase meaning “pending agreement” in English ad referendum
Latin term for a pot or urn, still used in Spanish OLLA
Libreville is the capital of this African country GABON
Margaret Thatcher’s electoral successes of the 1980s were sometimes attributed to ____ essex man
Mathematical relationship often expressed as x:y RATIO
Mathematical statement using the = sign EQUATION
Measurement unit for duvets TOG
Oberon and Titania are characters in this Shakespeare comedy a midsummer night’s dream
Of a computer program, corrected or improved by adding a small set of instructions PATCHED
Plant also known as cranesbill, from the shape of its seed pods GERANIUM
Russian satellite, literally “travelling companion” SPUTNIK
Scottish author whose final novel was The Finishing School Muriel Spark
SI unit of electrical charge COULOMB
Singer who gained fame as Charlene Robinson in Neighbours Kylie Minogue
Singer who had a 1988 hit with Twist in My Sobriety Tanita Tikaram
Surrey town, first place attacked in The War of the Worlds WOKING
The capital of South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province pietermaritzburg
The creator of Psmith PG Wodehouse
The German equivalent of captain, as a military rank HAUPTMANN
The iridescent tarnish of the mineral bornite gives rise to its informal name, “____ ore” PEACOCK
The largest of Galway Bay’s Aran Islands Inis Mor
The world’s longest fence was built to protect sheep from this creature DINGO
Use of repeated random sampling to estimate a numerical result which is difficult or impossible to calculate Monte Carlo method
Word which can precede uncle and wife DUTCH
____ played Emma Peel in The Avengers, 1965-68 Diana Rigg
____ won the best actor Oscar for his role in Marty Ernest Borgnine