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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 161 May 12 2019

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 161
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“____ differ from ordinary mortals by their ability to admire loquacious and complicated delusions” (Anatole France) SCIENTISTS
“____ or Dutch admiral” is one of the 16 species listed under “pea” in Dr Johnson’s dictionary MARROWFAT
1922 silent film (also called Possession) based on the novel by Anthony Hope phroso
2013 Man Booker prize winner with The Luminaries Eleanor Catton
A collection of writings in honour of a scholar festschrift
A lower-class republican (literally “without breeches”) in revolutionary France sans-culotte
A meeting hall of the Salvation Army CITADEL
A subpoena ____ orders the recipient to produce documentary evidence in court duces tecum
A type of tapering marine buoy, marking the starboard side of a channel into a harbour NUN
Actor mentioned in the Bangles hit Manic Monday Rudolph Valentino
Actress who won an Oscar for her role in Prizzi’s Honor Anjelica Huston
African country whose de jure capital is Dodoma TANZANIA
An early species of mankind Homo erectus
Archaic word for “dark brown”, used in ob____ate, to make unclear fusc
Behaved ACTED
British sitcom starring Yootha Joyce and Brian Murphy George and Mildred
Dancing in the ____ was Toploader’s biggest hit MOONLIGHT
Deputy leader of the Labour Party under Gordon Brown and Ed Miliband Harriet Harman
Establishments serving Italian food in a casual atmosphere trattorias
Fender guitar produced continuously since 1950 TELECASTER
French director of films including Hiroshima mon amour and Stavisky… Alain Resnais
Game show whose presenters included David Vine, Eddie Waring, and Frank Bruno Its a Knockout
German-born philosopher who introduced the concept of the “banality of evil” Hannah Arendt
In darts, a score of 20, double 20, and treble 20 SHANGHAI
Indian hemp true dagga
Informally, the motor racing circuit in Stavelot, Belgium SPA
Largest city in France’s Haute-Savoie department ANNECY
Latin phrase used to describe deduction of causes from observed effects a posteriori
Maize, to a South African MEALIE
Midfielder who made 115 appearances for Liverpool 2014-2018 and now plays for Juventus Emre Can
Musical direction which originally meant “at ease” ADAGIO
New Hampshire is known as the ____ Granite State
Nickname of the first female tennis player to win all four Grand Slam titles in one calendar year Little Mo
Parisian fashion house owned by Puig since 1998 Nina Ricci
Pseudonym under which Karen Blixen wrote her first novel Seven Gothic Tales Isak Dinesen
Tennessee city immortalised in a 1941 song by Glenn Miller and his Orchestra CHATTANOOGA
The anterior naris NOSTRIL
The avifauna of a region ORNIS
The first line of the Jam’s The ____ is “Sup up your beer and collect your fags” Eton Rifles
The Great Orme overlooks this Welsh seaside resort LLANDUDNO
The Lord of the Rings SAURON
The Memorial to the Missing in Ypres Menin Gate
The needle of a record player STYLUS
The world’s most remote inhabited archipelago Tristan da Cunha
The youngest member of England’s 1966 World Cup winning team Alan Ball
The ____ River connects lakes Erie and Ontario NIAGARA
Written by Otis Blackwell, a 1957 hit for Elvis Presley All Shook Up
____ Homo (behold the man) is a depiction of Christ wearing the crown of thorns ECCE