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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 109 May 13 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 109

Clues Answers
‘His ____ is easy’ is the chorus ending part one of Handel’s Messiah YOKE
‘Paddy’s milestone’ off the coast of South Ayrshire Ailsa Craig
‘Winning is a ____. Unfortunately so is losing.’ (Vince Lombardi) HABIT
‘____, I die a little’ (Cole Porter song lyric) Every Time We Say Goodbye
A description of most trees at this time of year in leaf
A haddock as prepared in Arbroath SMOKIE
A London market, or profane language BILLINGSGATE
A manoeuvre placing someone wrongly in the blame stitch-up
A meat and vegetable stew, especially one with sauce added just before cooking ends RAGOUT
A policeman, informally in France FLIC
A rugby union team’s ____ flanker usually wears number 7 OPENSIDE
A tractor unit and multiple trailers road train
Apfelwein is the German version of this drink CIDER
Apocryphal book about a religious Israelite and (mostly) his son TOBIT
Athyrium filix-femina, a plant found in shady woodlands lady fern
Benign tumour of epithelial tissue with glandular origin and/or characteristics ADENOMA
Bird with distinctive ear tufts eagle owl
Corsica’s largest city, where Napoleon was born AJACCIO
Dry white wine from Italy’s Veneto region SOAVE
EastEnders character from October 1994 until he was killed off in August 2008 wellard
Emperor of Japan for more than half of the 20th century HIROHITO
English monarch who met Francis I of France at the Field of the Cloth of Gold in 1520 Henry the Eighth
Euphemistically, reprobate no angel
First Soviet space station programme, 1971-86 SALYUT
French poet born Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky Guillaume Apollinaire
Game usually played with 144 tiles mah-jongg
German dramatist Frank ____’s best-known plays were the basis of Alban Berg’s opera Lulu WEDEKIND
Hero of Greek myth, transformed into a stag and killed by his own hounds after seeing Artemis naked ACTAEON
Host city of the 1952 Winter Olympics OSLO
In boxing, a wild swinging punch HAYMAKER
Clues Answers
In French, a flash of lightning; in English, a cake filled with cream ECLAIR
Instrument with tuned metal bars and resonating tubes VIBRAPHONE
Island where British-style pillar and telephone boxes are painted blue GUERNSEY
Just after the boycotted 1980 Olympics, 100m winner Allan ____ beat the best Americans at a meeting in Koblenz WELLS
London shopping centre which opened in 1819 Burlington Arcade
Medium-sized antelope of eastern and southern Africa IMPALA
Narghile and sheesha are other names for this pipe HOOKAH
Nation bordered by Ghana, Burkina Faso and Benin TOGO
North American equivalent of ‘grill’ BROIL
Of a statistical distribution, asymmetrical SKEWED
Officer ____ was the main human character in Top Cat DIBBLE
Overseas department of France consisting mainly of the islands Basse-Terre and Grand-Terre GUADELOUPE
Pesto ingredient pine nuts
Precocious 18th-century poet who committed suicide aged 17 Thomas Chatterton
Proverbial warning about unnecessary investigation curiosity killed the cat
Richard Doddridge ____ wrote Lorna Doone BLACKMORE
Selected as a member of a jury empanelled
Synthetic polymer patented by DuPont in September 1938 NYLON
Terry ____ was both captain and manager of Arsenal NEILL
The ‘black box’ which is actually orange flight recorder
The 1970 England World Cup squad’s No 1 hit Back Home
The enemy of ‘Billy Yank’ in the American civil war Johnny Reb
The oldest living former world chess champion Boris Spassky
The parasite that causes scabies itch mite
The poet among the three founders of the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood Dante Gabriel Rossetti
The three-tiered version of this item is often used for afternoon tea cake stand
Vitamin B3 NIACIN
William Jennings ____ was the losing Democratic candidate in three US presidential elections BRYAN
William ____ is best known for the book Rural Rides COBBETT
Windsor Davies and Donald Sinden played rival antique dealers in the sitcom Never the ____ TWAIN