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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 144 January 13 2019

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 144
Clues Answers
“Brexit secretary” replaced by Stephen Barclay in November 2018 Dominic Raab
“If India is not ____, then India is not India at all” (Atal Bihari Vajpayee) SECULAR
1974 film starring David Essex, sequel to That’ll Be the Day STARDUST
1979 Booker Prize winner for Offshore Penelope Fitzgerald
A downloadable digital audio recording, often part of a series for which the same name may be used PODCAST
A Nazi prison camp for captured enemy officers OFLAG
A thief, especially an embezzler PECULATOR
A tradename for heat-resistant borosilicate glass PYREX
A type of rotating jump in figure skating LUTZ
Abstract imagery, often in black and white op art
Annulment of an agreement or law ABROGATION
Baroness Herbert, a granddaughter of Edward IV and first cousin of Henry VIII Margaret Courtenay
BBC2 programme for the deaf, shown since 1980, now every Wednesday, usually at 8am See Hear
Black cuckoo of tropical America ANI
Cadbury chocolate bar which is “charged with glucose” BOOST
Co-star of John Travolta in the 1980 film Urban Cowboy Debra Winger
Comic magazine character standing alongside Minnie the Minx in a Dundee statue Desperate Dan
Contracts for assets traded at an agreed price, to be delivered and paid for later FUTURES
DC ____ publish The Beano, in which Minnie the Minx appears THOMSON
Facility where you may find breakfast, coffee, wine or singles BAR
Finnish work of epic poetry which influenced Longfellow’s Song of Hiawatha KALEVALA
Form of deism created by Robespierre, intended to replace Roman Catholicism in France Cult of the Supreme Being
French phrase of resignation c’est la guerre
Full name of the newspaper currently edited by George Osborne London Evening Standard
Goods bought on ____ may be returned if not satisfactory APPRO
Home ground of Everton FC Goodison Park
Hungarian Prime Minister who was secretly tried and executed by the Soviets Imre Nagy
Irish rock band whose 1996 album 1977 reached number 1 ASH
Island west of Mull, best-known for Fingal’s Cave STAFFA
Japanese electronics company which produced the first VCR with an on-screen display AKAI
Jay ____ was a singer with Bucks Fizz ASTON
Jean Todt is the president of this sports governing body fia
Mainly scientific BBC2 programme broadcast since 1964 HORIZON
Month during which the UK celebrates National Poetry Day OCTOBER
No longer feeling passionately connected to out of love with
Old-style cigarette filter, or a cigarette with one cork tip
Percussion instrument with a circular arrangement of zills TAMBOURINE
Prefix indicating a gland ADENO
Scorer of 20 goals for England, and their current captain Harry Kane
Self-balancing vehicle invented by Dean Kamen in 2001 SEGWAY
Sitcom spin-off of Only Fools and Horses, following “Boycie” and his family The Green Green Grass
South Korean car manufacturer, its name meaning “modernity” HYUNDAI
Southernmost city in mainland Britain TRURO
Takes a previously failed examination RESITS
Tax usually applied to goods prior to purchase excise duty
The ceremony at which degrees are conferred GRADUATION
The illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI, and the subject of scandalous rumour Lucrezia Borgia
The ____ Jiang river is also known as the Yangtze CHANG
Title of a 2006 crime film starring Bruce Willis, in which the last word is not an example of the second Lucky Number Slevin
Title shared by singles by Amy Winehouse and Rihanna REHAB
To affect or to behave in accordance with act upon
Traditional epithet of the Republic of Venice La Serenissima
Two-legged dragon used in heraldry WYVERN
Usual position of Australian rugby union international George Gregan scrum-half
Vehicle which can carry only one passenger two-seater
Wimbledon arena, which in its current form hosted its first match between Tim Henman and Daniel Nestor in 1997 Number One Court
World Heritage Site situated on the Yamuna river in India Taj Mahal
____ starred in the 2002 film Spider-Man and two sequels Tobey Maguire