The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 105 April 15 2018

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 105

Clues Answers
‘Pay attention to your ____, because everyone else will’ (Hillary Clinton) HAIR
100 cubic metres hectostere
1969 comedy western starring James Garner Support Your Local Sheriff
A fortified retreat for a garrison REDUIT
A heavy but soft type of satin DUCHESSE
A rolled and filled tortilla TACO
A ruler of the Church ecclesiarch
Actress who played Kevin’s mother in We Need to Talk About Kevin Tilda Swinton
Actress who won an Oscar for her role as Carol Connelly in As Good as It Gets Helen Hunt
African mountain range named after a Greek Titan ATLAS
Bill ____, cartoonist who created The Fosdyke Saga TIDY
Boxer who, after forced retirement, returned to defeat Mike Tyson in 1996 Evander Holyfield
Boy band who became a foursome after Zayn Malik’s departure in 2015 One Direction
Canadian jockey best known for riding Seabiscuit Red Pollard
Capital de Andalucía SEVILLA
Chess piece whose name possibly derives from a Persian word meaning “chariot” ROOK
Colloquially, both ‘expensive’ and the northernmost area of Australia’s Northern Territory Top End
Current manager of Chelsea FC Antonio Conte
Durable wood of the Tectona grandis tree TEAK
First of the major Hebrew prophets (OT) ISAIAH
Former republic whose territory is now divided between six European nations YUGOSLAVIA
Found in various places in a published work PASSIM
German-American pioneer of modernist architecture Ludwig Mies
Grassy area (often poetic) SWARD
Gripping device at either end of a jump lead crocodile clip
Holocaust survivor who wrote If This Is a Man Primo Levi
In music, a slide from one note to another PORTAMENTO
In Spanish, a mule driver ARRIERO
Clues Answers
In the Middle East, a counterpoise device for gathering water shaduf
Indian side dish of yoghurt, typically with cucumber RAITA
Informal American name for one supporting democratic capitalism NEOCON
Lack of worldliness NAIVETE
Large vase, typically with a pedestal or feet URN
Long-handled spoon used for serving soup LADLE
Lowest part of the small intestine ILEUM
Martin ____ wrote the novel Time’s Arrow AMIS
Means of world wide web access for small devices such as mobile phones microbrowser
Novel whose first narrator is Mr Lockwood Wuthering Heights
Number from which another is subtracted MINUEND
Opening line of the Shelley poem To a Skylark Hail to thee blithe Spirit
Peninsula which is the only part of Egypt in Asia SINAI
Peter Shelley wrote and sang Alvin ____’s 1973 debut hit My Coo-Ca-Choo STARDUST
Place of religious retreat CLOISTER
Popular houseplant presented as a symbol of middle class values by George Orwell ASPIDISTRA
Proprietary name of a disposable cleaning rag J-cloth
Sea monster described by Milton as the ‘hugest of living creatures’ LEVIATHAN
Spanish footballer who played his last game for Bayern Munich in May 2017 Xabi Alonso
The dried seeds of an Asian plantain, used in the treatment of dysentery ispaghula
The maidenhair tree GINGKO
The poster tag line for this film was ‘This is Benjamin. He’s a little worried about his future.’ The Graduate
The ____ Bengals have never won the Super Bowl CINCINNATI
TV broadcasting system used in most of Europe PAL
Two-part collection of preludes and fugues for solo keyboard by Bach The Well-Tempered Clavier
What Mumble is able to do in the 2006 film Happy Feet tap-dance
Willy Russell stage comedy which debuted in 1980 Educating Rita
Writer of lyric poetry ODIST

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