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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 104 April 8 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 104

Clues Answers
“Mad Dan” ____, a character in The Goon Show ECCLES
‘Religion’s in the heart, not the ____’ (Douglas Jerrold) KNEE
‘They dined on mince and slices of quince, / Which they ate with a ____’ (Edward Lear) runcible spoon
1941 Disney animation whose protagonist’s only friend is a mouse called Timothy DUMBO
1987 legal drama film starring Cher as public defender Kathleen Riley SUSPECT
1997 historical drama starring Morgan Freeman AMISTAD
A 100th anniversary CENTENNIAL
A Manhattan made with Scotch instead of rye or bourbon Rob Roy
A small tree with pale purple flowers LILAC
A type of thick gruel LOBLOLLY
Alternative name for the eleventh month of the French revolutionary calendar fervidor
American Indian, the first to meet the Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony samoset
Australian state whose capital is Brisbane QUEENSLAND
Author of The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams
Automobile executive whose 1984 autobiography was a best-seller Lee Iacocca
Bacteria which cause a particular lung disease pneumococci
Capital of the East Flanders province of Belgium GHENT
Column in a newspaper, by its chief writer EDITORIAL
Compatriot team beaten by FC Porto in the 2011 Europa League final BRAGA
Crime drama series whose central characters were Crockett and Tubbs Miami Vice
Director of the 1971 film The Last Picture Show Peter Bogdanovich
Enclosed saltwater area in which sea animals such as dolphins are kept and tamed SEAQUARIUM
English cricketer who took his 400th Test wicket against New Zealand in March 2018 Stuart Broad
Fictional captain, also known as Prince Dakkar, created by Jules Verne NEMO
First wife of Henry VIII Catherine of Aragon
Former BBC newsreader and presenter of the first two series of Top Gear Angela Rippon
Herb used in Scandinavian and eastern European cuisine DILL
In computing, a single instance of a repeated instruction ITERATION
In Greek mythology, the last king of Troy PRIAM
Influential blues guitarist, a long-standing collaborator of Beth Hart Joe Bonamassa
Clues Answers
Jockey who won the 2016 Grand National on Rule The World David Mullins
Marsh bird noted for its booming call BITTERN
Members of one branch of Islam SHIITES
Minister for the Olympics 2005-2010 Tessa Jowell
Name of French origin for a horse-drawn hackney carriage FIACRE
Nebraska’s largest city OMAHA
Organisation headed by Audrey Azoulay and headquartered in Place de Fontenoy, Paris UNESCO
Pharisee who helped prepare Christ’s body for burial after the crucifixion NICODEMUS
Practical joker of German folklore, depicted in a Richard Strauss tone poem Till Eulenspiegel
Richard ____ wrote Watership Down ADAMS
Samuel Johnson’s Prince of Abissinia RASSELAS
Sculpture by Auguste Rodin The Thinker
Siamese cat with dark brown fur on face, paws, and tail SEALPOINT
Significant escape of blood from the circulatory system HAEMORRHAGE
Site of an infamous 1960 massacre in South Africa sharpeville
South American rodent related to the guinea pig CAVY
South Korean car manufacturer, defunct since 1999 DAEWOO
Spanish city with a Burial of the Sardine festival on the Saturday after Easter MURCIA
The garden where Jesus and his disciples slept the night before the crucifixion GETHSEMANE
The Jewish Feast of Lots PURIM
The plump, winged boy of renaissance and baroque art PUTTO
The twin city of Saint Paul MINNEAPOLIS
There are approximately 2025 yards in a ____ mile NAUTICAL
Thin strip of wood often used in plastering LATH
To believe, or to assume provisionally SUPPOSE
Type of sun hat; an African antelope TOPI
Workplace for some political journalists press gallery
____ I ruled Macedon from 413 to 399 BC ARCHELAUS
____ Upon Everything was a book with advice on topics such as ‘Invalid soup’, ‘To kill flies’, and ‘Charades’ Enquire Within
____… with Jools Holland, a BBC live music show LATER