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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 111 May 27 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 111

Clues Answers
‘The curfew tolls ____’ (Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard) The knell of parting day
1988 film starring Winona Ryder about four girls with the same first name HEATHERS
A cluster of stalked flowers emanating from the stem RACEME
A vein in a leaf, or in an insect’s wing NERVURE
Airport whose motto is ‘Making every journey better’ HEATHROW
Among themselves (Latin) inter se
An archive file format for data compression RAR
An ornamental typographical character DINGBAT
Assumed name of 19th-century US civil rights activist Isabella Baumfree Sojourner Truth
Author of An Inconvenient Truth Al Gore
Author of Don Quixote Miguel de Cervantes
Author of The Tin Drum Gunter Grass
Belief contrary to that of one’s religion HERESY
Berkshire town; virginity MAIDENHEAD
Bristle-like projection on a grain sheath AWN
Celebrity; the name of several Royal Navy battleships RENOWN
Cellmate of Lennie Godber Norman Stanley Fletcher
Cocktail whose primary alcohol is the same as for a Tom Collins Singapore sling
Collectively, Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva TRIMURTI
Comedian who was the first female to host a late night network TV talk show in the US Joan Rivers
Comedic Greek writer, author of Dyskolos (The Grouch) MENANDER
Dabbling duck of the Anas genus TEAL
Detective in a series of eleven novels by Jo Nesbo Harry Hole
Drooping of the upper eyelid PTOSIS
Either of two side posts on which a lintel rests JAMB
Female first name ultimately derived from a word meaning ‘pearl’ MARGARET
Footballer who earned 125 England caps Peter Shilton
Frederick George ____ was a key figure in the development of the teleprinter CREED
Genus of curved bacteria, including the one causing cholera VIBRIO

Clues Answers
German footballer who joined Chicago Fire from Manchester United in 2017 Bastian Schweinsteiger
I very much agree too right
In a line of battle, a projection into enemy territory SALIENT
In Australia, a large pigeon and an evergreen vine wonga-wonga
Indian state, formerly Portuguese territory for 450 years GOA
Informally, everything related to the subject just mentioned and that
Informally, the obverse side of a coin HEADS
Item of clothing and, unhyphenated, a 1976 album by Loudon Wainwright III T-shirt
Liverpool’s ‘Britannia Adelphi’ was the subject of this 1997 fly-on-the-wall BBC documentary HOTEL
Loss of memory AMNESIA
Native American tribe whose language is called Heenetiit ARAPAHO
Novelist John ____ sometimes wrote as Lucas Parkes WYNDHAM
One name for a singer such as Michael Chance or Andreas Scholl contratenor
Originally in the US, open two-seater cars ROADSTERS
Principal bass appointed by Sadler’s Wells Opera Company in 1969 and the Royal Opera House in 1972 Robert Lloyd
Semicircular recess, often at the east end of a church APSE
Stand-up comedian, a regular panellist on The Apprentice: You’re Fired! Romesh Ranganathan
The first children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Little Lord Fauntleroy
The Lord’s Prayer or a large rosary bead indicating that it should be recited PATERNOSTER
The mother of Peter Phillips and Zara Tindall Princess Anne
The number of people present at an event ATTENDANCE
The supreme Teutonic deity WOTAN
The ____ empire was dominant in Mexico until the 12th century TOLTEC
The ____, a novel by Wilkie Collins MOONSTONE
Two shillings and sixpence half crown
Type of bird, or a talk CHAT
UK name for a TV show known elsewhere as The Tigers of Money and Shark Tank Dragons’ Den
Union which became part of RMT in 1990 NUR
US vice president who resigned after pleading no contest to a tax evasion charge and was replaced by Gerald Ford Spiro Agnew