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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 122 August 12 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 122

Clues Answers
“It’s really important to me not to be known as ____ when I’m 60” (David Schwimmer) ROSS
1992 black comedy film starring Tim Robbins and Greta Scacchi The Player
1996 single by Alanis Morissette IRONIC
A brightly coloured tropical freshwater fish TETRA
A singular mystery ARCANUM
A spit or tombolo SANDBANK
A subservient flatterer LICKSPITTLE
According to 19th-century promotional material, “Le papier qui roule les bonnes cigarettes” rizla
Actress who played Gwenda, wife of the hapless Brian Stimpson, in Clockwise Alison Steadman
Alternative name for the eleventh month of the French Revolutionary calendar fervidor
Archbishop of Canterbury canonised after his murder in 1170 Thomas a Becket
Artificial hatching apparatus INCUBATOR
Artist who painted The Menin Road Paul Nash
Ballet dancer who starred on screen in The Turning Point Mikhail Baryshnikov
BBC programme currently hosted by Matt Baker and Alex Jones The One Show
Bone to which the word costal applies RIB
Briefly, the applied science associated with computing INFOTECH
Capital city which became a world heritage site only 31 years after its construction commenced BRASILIA
City on the Moselle, formerly Augusta Treverorum TRIER
Colloquially, an unexpected change of tactic or behaviour SWITCHEROO
Cuban street dance, from the Spanish word for “wheel” RUEDA
Dark sauce used extensively in oriental cookery SOY
Dotheboys Hall schoolmaster in Nicholas Nickleby Wackford Squeers
Duo who had a 1981 club hit with You’re the One for Me D Train
Eight, or a group of eight OGDOAD
Footballer who played 243 games for Hull City, 2002-2011 Ian Ashbee
Founder of the Ballet Russes in 1909 Sergei Diaghilev
Free of unwanted flora WEEDLESS
Glen Coe’s Three Sisters are ridges of this mountain bidean nam bian
Clues Answers
Hampshire town on the River Itchen EASTLEIGH
In the mock-heroic style of a Samuel Butler poem hudibrastic
Indian dish made from split legumes DAL
Informally, the first official flag of the Confederate States of America Stars and Bars
Juan ____, F1 driver who retired during the 2006 season Pablo Montoya
Julian Cope’s first solo album, later a single from the album Saint Julian World Shut Your Mouth
Juventus striker who scored the final goal of the 2018 World Cup Mario Mandzukic
Meaning “cellar” in Catalan, a sparkling wine CAVA
Monopoly board square named after North American fund raising organisations community chest
Name used for various decapod crustaceans SHRIMP
Nevada is sometimes called the ____ State SAGEBRUSH
Observation, often unexpected by those observed ESPIAL
Pantomime duo on which Doris and Mabel are based in two Shrek films ugly sisters
Protein substances acting outside the cells that secrete them exoenzymes
Publication of around 1450, also referred to as “42-line” or “Gutenberg” Mazarine Bible
Russian vessel for heating water SAMOVAR
Scottish title held exclusively by people with the surname Keith Earl Marischal
Singer who earned Germany’s first “nul points” at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest Ann Sophie
Street along which Jesus is said to have walked to his crucifixion Via Dolorosa
Test introduced by Ernest Marples in 1960 MOT
The Bull is this fictional village’s only pub AMBRIDGE
The hymn “Veni Creator ____” provides the words for the first movement of Mahler’s eighth symphony SPIRITUS
The third James Bond film starring Daniel Craig SKYFALL
The world’s largest desert SAHARA
Theologian who said “In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king” ERASMUS
To remove by surgery EXCISE
Town on the banks of the Six Mile Water, just before it enters Lough Neagh ANTRIM
Two-time Grand National winner, on Pineau de Re and Many Clouds Leighton Aspell
____ architecture is an early design scheme for a stored-program computer von Neumann