The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 127 September 16 2018

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 127
Clues Answers
“Old”, or barley wine strong ale
1996 film in which Tom Hanks was co-star, director and screenwriter That Thing You Do
A degree, or part of one, awarded when exams are missed because of illness AEGROTAT
A generous or gullible person easy touch
A reindeer skin boot with the fur on the outside finnesko
A tiny circus performer FLEA
A vehicle for travel on frozen surfaces ice yacht
Added to a team, usually with a specific objective in mind drafted in
An arthropod’s sensory appendage ANTENNA
Antique British pottery inspired by ancient Greece Etruscan ware
Author who declined the 1958 Nobel prize in literature Boris Pasternak
Author whose best-known novel was her first, Bonjour Tristesse Francoise Sagan
Cartoonist who depicted pupils of St Custard’s and St Trinian’s Ronald Searle
Classical author of The Art of Love and Cures for Love OVID
Compact ____ was the official name for this recording format CASSETTE
Conflict of the late 17th century, between France and several other European nations War of the Grand Alliance
Construction of this northern frontier barrier of the Roman empire began around AD142 Antonine Wall
Despite its name, most of this foodstuff is produced in England Caerphilly cheese
Districts of this county include Charnwood and Harborough LEICESTERSHIRE
Drummer Cozy ____ played for bands including Whitesnake and Black Sabbath POWELL
Flann ____, pseudonymous author of The Third Policeman O’Brien
Floyd ____ won 1952 Olympic middleweight gold and became world heavyweight champion in 1956 PATTERSON
Form of rapture expressed by Nanki-Poo in The Mikado MODIFIED
Former power source for dental drills TREADLE
French for “behind” or “backwards” en arriere
Greenham Common was the UK’s best-known example of this form of protest peace camp
Gumbo, or ladies’ fingers OKRA
John ____ was the BBC’s first and longest-serving director general REITH
Landscape gardener ____ is best known for his work at Versailles Andre Le Notre
Lava before we can see it MAGMA
Lewis Carroll’s caricature of himself in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland DODO
Mark Twain’s real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Member of a medieval trade association GUILDSMAN
Member of the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Coming SHAKER
Mrs Flintstone WILMA
Muhammad’s father-in-law, the first Muslim caliph Abu-Bakr
Nationality of every 1960s Olympic marathon champion ETHIOPIAN
One of the south Oxfordshire towns which combine to produce Causton in Midsomer Murders THAME
Ores of this metal include sphalerite and smithsonite ZINC
Reptile which can live for many decades Galapagos giant tortoise
Roman Catholic organisation founded by Josemaria Escriva in 1928 Opus Dei
Russia’s Republic of ____ has a coast on the Caspian Sea DAGESTAN
Sicilian coastal town where DH Lawrence lived in the early 1920s taormina
Squirrel-sized New World monkey TAMARIN
Study of past mining, manufacturing, transport and public utilities industrial archaeology
Swedish for Sweden SVERIGE
Tartan garments TREWS
The Citroën 2CV and Renault 4 both had a dashboard-mounted ____ gear lever
The sacred river of Coleridge’s Xanadu ALPH
The theme song for this Bond film was Nobody Does It Better The Spy Who Loved Me
The ____ Us is a video game set in a post-apocalyptic America last of
This city is the successor to Citium, birthplace of Zeno the Stoic LARNACA
To awaken a memory ring a bell
To match or surpass, usually by imitation EMULATE
Types of this device include piston and poppet VALVE
Un homme d’____ is a French businessman AFFAIRES

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