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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 116 July 1 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 116

Clues Answers
‘The ____ for destruction is also a creative ____!’ (Michael Bakunin) URGE
1986 Steve Winwood single with vocals by Chaka Khan Higher Love
2000 Robbie Williams single, the first from the album Sing When You’re Winning Rock DJ
A BBC magazine until 1991 — its famously difficult crossword survives in Saturday editions of The Times The Listener
A door within a door, found in many homes cat flap
A drug which can destroy eg cancer cells without harming the host magic bullet
A plausible but erroneous argument used to deceive SOPHISM
A Spanish or Mexican outlaw BANDOLERO
An elected council of the former USSR SOVIET
Ancient kingdom whose queen visited Solomon SHEBA
And what follows (abbreviated Latin) et seq
At Heathrow, 09L and 09R, or 27L and 27R RUNWAYS
Body of water containing Tsushima Island Korea Strait
British physicist, a pioneer of vacuum tubes Sir William Crookes
British singer/songwriter, guest vocalist in David Guetta’s One Love ESTELLE
Calcium carbonate in mineral form CHALK
City and province in the southeastern corner of Iraq’s Kurdistan region halabja
Colloquially, to thoroughly dominate an opponent or task OWN
Cumbrian town where mint cake is made KENDAL
Famous girls’ school on a cliff overlooking Brighton Marina ROEDEAN
Fashion designer who became (American) Vogue’s youngest editor in 1970 Vera Wang
Film director, of Stella Dallas and Duel in the Sun King Vidor
Finnish for Finland SUOMI
Flint scraping tools associated with Neanderthals racloirs
Founder of the De Beers diamond company Cecil Rhodes
From the German for ‘world view’, a philosophy of life WELTANSCHAUUNG
Having three toes or fingers (on one limb) TRIDACTYL
Informally, the profession of James Alfred Wight, better known as James Herriot VET
Internet abbreviation referring to events outside the online or gaming world IRL
Jeff ____ scored the winning goal for West Bromwich Albion in the 1968 FA cup final ASTLE
Clues Answers
Manchester City footballer honoured by the only named stand at the Etihad Stadium Colin Bell
Musical work often scored for violin, viola, cello, double bass, and wind quintet NONET
New organisation of military forces after a setback regrouping
NZ comedy duo of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, who made a BBC radio series of the same name Flight of the Conchords
Part of Louisiana, equivalent to a county in most US states PARISH
Poet, garden designer, and lover of Virginia Woolf Vita Sackville-West
Process of extracting material by washing with solvent ELUTION
Rampart platform on which cannons are placed terreplein
River which flows through Ilkley and Tadcaster WHARFE
Rock band whose first single was Radio Free Europe in 1981 REM
Rock opera by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice Jesus Christ Superstar
Scottish golfer, non-playing captain of the 2002 European Ryder Cup team Sam Torrance
Sheep such as Cotswold or Wensleydale longwool
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles single, influenced by the opera Pagliacci, and one of the few hit singles in which a bassoon is heard The Tears of a Clown
Someone who spends a lot of time on the internet ONLINER
Song whose lyrics begin ‘When I was just a little girl, I asked my mother, what will I be?’ Que Sera Sera
Stephen King’s first published novel CARRIE
Successor to Sajid Javid on his replacement of Amber Rudd James Brokenshire
The Isle of Man was a part of this country until 1266 NORWAY
The ____, Wilfred Owen poem about the First World War Last Laugh
These may be folding or recumbent BICYCLES
This may open automatically as you approach it swing door
Trademark for a hybrid citrus fruit grown in Jamaica UGLI
Tuscany’s Republic of ____ existed from 1125 to 1555 SIENA
Type of signalling flare fired from a pistol Very light
US musician who replaced David Lee Roth as lead singer for Van Halen Sammy Hagar
Waxy water-repellent material on the epidermis of plants CUTIN
Writer who won the 1987 Booker Prize for Moon Tiger Penelope Lively
Yuri Gagarin, for example COSMONAUT
____ Samsa becomes a beetle in Kafka’s The Metamorphosis GREGOR