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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 123 August 19 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 123
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“Il serenissimo principe” was a name for the ____ of Venice DOGE
“It is better to have a permanent ____ than to be fascinating” (Oscar Wilde) INCOME
“The Brain__is wider than the Sky__ / For__put them side by side__ / The one the other will ____” (Emily Dickinson) CONTAIN
18th-century composer Thomas ____ wrote Rule Britannia ARNE
1933 Fannie Hurst novel, filmed in 1934 and 1959 Imitation Of Life
1997 action thriller starring Nicolas Cage and John Cusack Con Air
A heroic poem, or modern retail technology EPOS
Alcoholic drink, consumed in the Second World War US navy, which included grain alcohol fuel torpedo juice
An Indian game hunter SHIKARI
Andrew ____ was George Michael’s partner in Wham! ridgeley
Artist who said “I don’t do drugs. I am drugs” DALI
Author of Nana and Germinal Emile Zola
Binary code used to represent font characters ASCII
British rock band led by Ritchie Blackmore RAINBOW
Cadbury Roses chocolate in a pink wrapper Strawberry Dream
Canopied seat on an elephant’s back HOWDAH
Central defender for Benfica in the 1980s and 1990s who won five caps for Portugal Samuel Quina
Cheapside watering hole frequented by Elizabethan literary figures in the Fraternity of Sireniacal Gentlemen Mermaid Tavern
Colombia’s second largest city medellin
Construction toy invented by Joel Glickman in 1992 K’Nex
English adaptation of Jacques Brel’s Le Moribond, a hit for Terry Jacks in 1973 and Westlife in 1999 Seasons In The Sun
Famously soft-voiced snooker commentator who died in 2011 Ted Lowe
Fee paid to secure professional services; a household servant RETAINER
Fictional character besotted with classmate Becky Thatcher Tom Sawyer
Flapping in a panic
French philosopher and priest who took part in the discovery of Peking Man Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Frozen dew, hoarfrost RIME
Full name of the character played by Hannah Murray in Skins Cassandra Ainsworth
Heavy metal band whose albums include Master of Puppets METALLICA
Henry VIII’s almoner and later Archbishop of York Thomas Wolsey
Herring-like fish, its name sometimes extended to ____ shad TWAITE
In drama, Aristotle’s three unities are those of ____, time and place ACTION
Journal-like posting on a platform such as YouTube VLOG
Known as Baby Face Nelson, the criminal partner of John Dillinger Lester Gillis
L Frank ____ wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz BAUM
Measurement or datum derived from an experiment OBSERVATION
Polish biochemist noted for his work on, and naming of, vitamins Casimir Funk
Published in 1920, F Scott Fitzgerald’s debut novel This Side of Paradise
Rank held by a warrant officer class 1 in the army or Royal Marines regimental sergeant major
Shakespeare play, more fully ____, King of Britain CYMBELINE
Surname shared by male and female British comedians BRAND
The “raving ones”, females who took part in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus MAENADS
The epiploon or greater ___ is a fold of membrane supporting the viscera OMENTUM
The Hunchback of Notre Dame QUASIMODO
The only recording artist to have had (US) No 1 albums in each of the past six decades Barbra Streisand
The Roman god of death MORS
The superhero alter ego of Peter Parker Spider-Man
The United States Army Special Forces Green Berets
Thick Japanese noodles UDON
To take away enthusiasm or courage DISHEARTEN
Treasurer of, typically, a college or university BURSAR
Using a rod and line ANGLING
Where it is allowed, a plea of nolo ____ is often part of a plea bargain contendere
____ Lee is the central character in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes LORELEI
____ won 52 titles as John McEnroe’s doubles partner Peter Fleming
____’s Decathlon was a computer game released in 1984 Daley Thompson