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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 108 May 6 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 108

Clues Answers
‘The gods are just, and of our pleasant vices make instruments to ____ us’ (The Tragedy of King Lear) PLAGUE
1963 film starring Shelley Winters, based on a Jean Genet play The Balcony
A title of Riccardo in Verdi’s opera A Masked Ball Earl of Warwick
A two-masted boat and an abbreviation of an army rank BRIG
A young herring SILD
Actress who gained fame as the sitcom character Barbara Good Felicity Kendal
Adam ____, host of The Last Leg HILLS
African country whose capital is Accra GHANA
An amphibian of the Anura order FROG
An orange roan is a type of ____ cocker spaniel
Applied retrospectively (of a law) ex post facto
Arabian kingdom thought to be modern day Yemen SHEBA
Archaic term for an unspecified day in the near future odd-come-shortly
Area of dead tissue caused by loss of blood supply INFARCT
Author of The Chronicles of Narnia C S Lewis
Author of The Moonstone Wilkie Collins
Belgian defender who joined Tottenham Hotspur in 2015 Toby Alderweireld
Bob Seger single, from the album Beautiful Loser, a less common spelling of its subject KATMANDU
Canine friend of Blue Peter presenter John Noakes SHEP
Co-founder of Apple Computer, Inc Steve Wozniak
Cocktail made with vodka and orange juice SCREWDRIVER
Coined in 1975, term for a wealthy Chelsea resident Sloane Ranger
Country of northwest Africa, its capital Nouakchott MAURITANIA
Cricketers like Alan Knott, Tariq Iqbal, and Thomas Box wicketkeepers
Enchantress of Greek myth who turned sailors into swine CIRCE
Familiar alternative name for a German shepherd dog ALSATIAN
Foot-operated lever TREADLE
Former teletext service of ITV and Channel 4 ORACLE
Forward part of a ship PROW
German equivalent of ‘that is’ das heisst
Clues Answers
Greek mathematician considered the father of geometry EUCLID
Group of people serving a (usually) important person RETINUE
Hapless fictional character played by Simon Jones, Chris Langham, and Martin Freeman Arthur Dent
Harry Potter headmistress played by Maggie Smith Minerva McGonagall
Home of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club St Andrews
Hordeolum, a swelling of the eyelid STYE
Ice skating jump from one foot to the other, including a half turn AXEL
In zoology, to use arms for locomotion brachiate
Informally, a black eye SHINER
Ireland’s Rockabill Island has the largest European colony of ____ terns ROSEATE
Joseph Kesselring black comedy play about the Brewster family Arsenic and Old Lace
Monterrey is the capital of this Mexican state Nuevo Leon
One of two second-row players in a rugby union scrum LOCK
Political style introduced under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown new labour
Probiotic drink containing lactobacillus casei, launched in Japan in 1935 yakult
Republic bordered by Libya, Niger, and Sudan CHAD
Severe inability to do simple arithmetic, caused by cerebral impairment dyscalculia
Situation last declared in the UK by Edward Heath’s government State Of Emergency
Soren ____ is considered a founder of existentialism KIERKEGAARD
South African dish of curried mince and various other ingredients bobotie
Spanish town just across the border from Gibraltar La Linea
The class of tapeworms cestoda
The original family name of Darth Vader SKYWALKER
The world’s first female president of a republic Isabel Peron
Type of neckwear named after Slavic mercenaries of the 17th century CRAVAT
Unintended, accidental INADVERTENT
When describing cloud cover, one eighth of the sky okta
Wine of the Loire Valley, usually white SANCERRE
Word for ‘outstanding’ thought to date from around 2003 but popularised by Perez Hilton in 2009 AMAZEBALLS
____ drinks are used to replace minerals and salt lost by sweating ISOTONIC