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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 137 November 25 2018

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 137
Clues Answers
“And when love comes along, it’s just a ____” (Code of Love, Spandau Ballet) Catcher In The Rye
“Generally speaking, colour is a power which directly ____ the soul” (Kandinsky) INFLUENCES
17th and 18th-century German Lutheran movement seeking to renew devotion PIETISM
A chrysalis PUPA
A handgun shooting technique which passively absorbs recoil Isosceles Stance
A soft drink, to an American SODA
Actor who played George VI in The King’s Speech Colin Firth
All-male Canadian rock band whose single One Week reached number 5 in the UK charts in 1998 Barenaked Ladies
American philosopher whose concepts included the “transparent eyeball” Ralph Waldo Emerson
An account for food and lodging at an Oxford college BATTELS
Another nickname for the Scottish snooker player often called the Pocket Dynamo Pot the lot Dott
Author of The Little Match Girl Hans Christian Andersen
BBC2 music show which featured the “star kicker” logo The Old Grey Whistle Test
Building method using no mortar DRYSTONE
Cretans, as described in the Epimenides paradox LIARS
Element with atomic number 30, alloyed with its neighbour in the periodic table (number 29) since ancient times ZINC
Ending of eight of the first 100 ordinal numbers in English ETH
Formally, the Queen is Her ____ Majesty BRITANNIC
From Italian, a name for shallow ornamental wine cups tazze
Goldie’s opponent half an hour before the boat race ISIS
Important document in transportation and education TIMETABLE
In Twelfth Night, this involves Sir Toby, Sir Andrew and Maria SUBPLOT
Informally, a retired member of the armed services working at the Tower of London BEEFEATER
Italian driver Gabriele ____ scored 1 point in 78 Formula One races tarquini
Latin motto of the City of London Domine dirige nos
Lead singer of the Velvet Underground Lou Reed
Minutiae petty details
Motor scooter made by the Italian manufacturer Innocenti lambretta
Motorcycle with an engine of, typically, 50cc or less MOPED
Name that has been used for both of two consecutive parables in Luke 14 The Wedding Feast
New Zealand equestrian who competed at seven Olympic Games Mark Todd
Nickname of Lexington, in Kentucky’s Bluegrass region Horse Capital of the World
Olympic 400m champion in 1976 and 1984, prevented by boycott from competing in 1980 Ed Moses
On This Day In History was a regular feature of this presenter’s BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show Simon Mayo
One who enjoys solitude and social interaction in roughly equal measure AMBIVERT
Ornamental table centrepiece, which may hold food or flowers EPERGNE
Prepares for osculation puckers up
Protagonist of the Mission: Impossible films Ethan Hunt
Residing somewhere in a diplomatic capacity en poste
Set on fire IGNITED
Situations with outcomes determined by chance LOTTERIES
Somerset opening batsman who played for England in 76 Test and 123 ODI matches Marcus Trescothick
Sophia Loren’s duet partner on the novelty single Goodness Gracious Me Peter Sellers
Tall, slender dogs of Middle Eastern origin SALUKIS
The largest town on Kent’s Isle of Sheppey SHEERNESS
The part of an opera often followed by a full aria SCENA
The two longest-serving members of this rock band were both born in Dartford Rolling Stones
The ___ was a recent BBC One drama about a custody battle CRY
Third piece in Book II of Debussy’s Preludes, depicting the “wine gate” of Granada’s Alhambra La Puerta del Vino
To incite, often towards immoral acts SOLICIT
Tony Christie single featured in Phoenix Nights Is This The Way To Amarillo
Tranquiliser often sold as Ativan LORAZEPAM