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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 155 March 31 2019

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 155
Clues Answers
“Dullness is the only crime for which an ____ ought to be hung” (Josephus Daniels) EDITOR
“Not proven” Scotch verdict
15th-century French army commander convicted of child murders, possibly an inspiration for Bluebeard Gilles de Rais
2003 single by Tomcraft which reached No 1 in the UK charts LONELINESS
A rational horse in Gulliver’s Travels HOUYHNHNM
A very formal dress ball gown
Actress who won an Oscar for her performance in Mrs Miniver Greer Garson
Along with navigator Fred Noonan, ____ vanished in 1937 Amelia Earhart
Amphibian called the Mexican walking fish AXOLOTL
Another name for the jack in playing cards KNAVE
Anti-aircraft fire ack-ack
Antidote to arsenic or mercury poisoning dimercaprol
Bird of black plumage, often living in caves or on cliff faces CHOUGH
City whose Old Calton Burial Ground has a statue of Abraham Lincoln EDINBURGH
Criticism; abnormal narrowing of a bodily passageway STRICTURE
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation character played by British actress Louise Lombard Sofia Curtis
Curved sword originally used in the Middle East SCIMITAR
Ebbing and flowing TIDAL
Element used to make magnets commonly used in microphones and speakers NEODYMIUM
Elisha ____ pioneered the first safety elevator OTIS
Former comic actor now noted for his wildlife programmes Bill Oddie
Gaelic kingdom associated with present-day Co Donegal tyrconnell
God of the dead, afterlife, and rebirth in ancient Egyptian religion OSIRIS
Joe ____ played Joey LaMotta in Raging Bull PESCI
Lancashire resort which hosted The Open in 2012 Lytham St Annes
Local name for Sweden’s second-largest city Goteborg
Location of the battle often called Custer’s Last Stand Little Bighorn
Major Bantu language of East Africa and the Congo SWAHILI
Manufacturer of an electric supermini called Zoe RENAULT
Marine and freshwater fish, a popular Japanese delicacy AYU
Market in Wentworth and Middlesex streets in London’s Spitalfields Petticoat Lane
Military abbreviation which means fighting in a war OAS
Motto of the Prince of Wales ich dien
Nick Owen’s co-presenter on a BBC One morning show, 1992-96 Anne Diamond
Nickname for a version of the Bedford RL truck deployed during the fire service strike of 1977 Green Goddess
Of the stable elements, ____ has the highest atomic number LEAD
Organisms thriving in sulphuric pools or animal stomachs acidophils
Scottish polymath known as “the Admirable” James Crichton
Shakespearean character who says “Ill met by moonlight, proud Titania” OBERON
Sri Lanka’s current limited overs cricket captain, noted for his unusual bowling action Lasith Malinga
St Augustine of ____ wrote The City of God HIPPO
The Duke of Illyria in Twelfth Night ORSINO
The longer (but not full) version of IT INFOTECH
The unseen eponymous character in a Mike Leigh play ABIGAIL
There is a statue of Molly ____ in front of Dublin’s tourist information office MALONE
These Italian “trouser legs” are folded pizzas CALZONI
Thomas Hardy poem about thrushes, in a cycle set to music by Benjamin Britten Proud Songsters
To harass CHIVVY
Tortoise, the last of his species, who died in 2012 Lonesome George