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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 163 May 26 2019

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 163
Clues Answers
“That’s me darling. ____ places, ____ love affairs” (Sally Bowles, in the 1972 Cabaret film) UNUSUAL
“____, could, would — they are contemptible auxiliaries” (George Eliot) MIGHT
1961 film which ends with a search for a cat Breakfast At Tiffany’s
1990 teen musical romantic comedy film starring Johnny Depp as the eponymous character Cry-Baby
A participant in certain online auctions ebayer
According to an Office for Budget Responsibility forecast, Britain’s state ____ could reach 70 by the mid-2060s pensionable age
An electron or positron emitted in radioactive decay beta particle
An Englishman after whom a US state capital is named Sir Walter Raleigh
Asian pear variety which is not “pear-shaped” NASHI
Baked dessert containing caramelised fruit tarte Tatin
Bicycle ____ Man was a parody superhero in a Monty Python sketch REPAIR
Birmingham’s ____ building appears in a Windows 7 desktop background SELFRIDGES
British commander at the battle of Omdurman, who later appeared on a First World War recruitment poster General Kitchener
Disease also known as hog cholera swine fever
English city name translating another Down answer NEWCASTLE
Euphemistic description of bad sporting performance off-day
Fantastical creature functioning as a long waterspout GARGOYLE
Frame marking one square metre areas in plant research QUADRAT
Gitega has recently replaced Bujumbura as the capital of ____ BURUNDI
Historic Methodist church in London’s City Road Wesley’s Chapel
Hornless cattle breed, originally from northeast Scotland aberdeen angus
In 1979, Pietro ____ set a 200m world record in Mexico City, which is still the European record mennea
In astronomy, a point on the celestial sphere at which the ecliptic intersects the celestial equator EQUINOX
In eastern India, the Ganges splits into the ____ and Hooghly PADMA
In Greek myth, the personification of the evening star HESPERUS
In ice skating, a toe jump taking off from a back inside edge and landing on the back outside edge of the opposite foot FLIP
In Scotland, a reel, jig or strathspey country dance
Indonesian ____ was added to Unesco’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2009 BATIK
Joint for which the Latin is cubitum ELBOW
Light brown type of sugar, originally from Guyana DEMERARA
List of passengers and cargo on a plane or ship MANIFEST
Long gun of the 15th century ARQUEBUS
Northernmost point on Great Britain’s mainland Dunnet Head
People fleeing to escape prosecution or punishment ABSCONDERS
Philosopher, one of very few Germans commemorated in Kaliningrad, formerly Konigsberg KANT
Siberian city where Dostoyevsky was imprisoned OMSK
Terence Rattigan play of 1976, surprisingly for one actor DUOLOGUE
The Bayer pharmaceutical company is based in this city in North Rhine-Westphalia LEVERKUSEN
The largest square in Paris Place de la Concorde
The only winner of three Olympic 100m freestyle golds Dawn Fraser
The river ____ flows through Carlisle to the Solway Firth EDEN
The ____ coast is a tourist destination on the gulf of Salerno AMALFI
The ____ of Greece were 6th-century BC philosophers and politicians renowned for wisdom Seven Sages
Tony ____ won one grand slam title in singles and thirteen in doubles, twelve with John Newcombe ROCHE
Town, lake and canton in French-speaking Switzerland NEUCHATEL
Version of “pale”, normally describing faces ASHEN
Wine, windows and coal were all once ____ in Britain TAXED
Yeast is used to ____ dough AERATE
____ engineering adds or removes DNA GENETIC
____ set a new record for a single-handed circumnavigation of the world in 2005 Ellen MacArthur