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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 164 June 2 2019

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 164
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“… he will be sent on a tour around the world, and probably rumours of a morganatic ____ will follow” (Keir Hardie, five days after the birth of the future Edward VIII) ALLIANCE
“I am dying, ____, dying” (Antony and Cleopatra) EGYPT
1963 film starring Paul Newman as the hard-drinking, arrogant, womanising rancher ____ Bannon HUD
A cricket penalty for illegal action by a bowler or fielder no-ball
A military officer below the rank of captain SUBALTERN
A sixpenny bit TANNER
Adding a two-letter word to this boat makes a sauce KETCH
African country bordered by Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia DJIBOUTI
Assistant who may wear an aiguillette aide-de-camp
BBC radio announcer dubbed the Godfather of Radio 4 by impressionist group Dead Ringers Brian Perkins
British heavy metal band fronted by Ian Hill Judas Priest
Canadian singer whose debut single was Complicated Avril Lavigne
Distributary branch of the Rhine which formerly discharged into the Zuiderzee IJSSEL
Doctor ____ is the third novel in Anthony Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire THORNE
Drupe stone fruit
England and Great Britain hockey captain for 13 years, who won Olympic gold and bronze medals Kate Richardson-Walsh
English cricketer, main exponent of “bodyline” bowling Harold Larwood
Europe’s longest river VOLGA
Film director who won Oscars for In the Heat of the Night, Fiddler on the Roof, and Moonstruck Norman Jewison
Final part of the Shakespeare tetralogy which begins with Richard II Henry V
From Greek for “many years”, an Eastern Orthodox chant for an individual or the Orthodox community polychronion
Front part of the upper of a shoe VAMP
Generic and trade name of curtain-sided vans and lorries tautliner
Guys and Dolls song, a Frank Sinatra signature tune Luck Be a Lady
Henry James novel about the daughter of Beale and Ida Farange What Maisie Knew
Hormone regulating circadian rhythms, secreted by the pineal gland MELATONIN
In geometry, one of the lines enclosing an angle ARM
In rugby, a loose scrum in which the ball is on the ground RUCK
Jewish festival starting on Nissan 15 PASSOVER
Member of the mint family, related to oregano THYME
Of a graphical element, to automatically align with a grid (computing) SNAP
Parliamo ____? ITALIANO
Portrayed by Alexander Siddig, the chief medical officer in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Julian Bashir
Pub restaurant chain operated by Mitchells & Butlers Toby Carvery
River featured in the title of an epic 1957 war film KWAI
Rock music genre often using confessional lyrics EMO
Ruined tower house near Corbridge in Northumberland, associated with the Radclyffe family Dilston Castle
Ruth’s mother-in-law (Bible) NAOMI
Someone who often uses comparisons in explanations ANALOGIST
Spice produced from the distinctive pericarps of Illicium verum star anise
Standard ____ are one of Belgium’s most successful football clubs LIEGE
Supporter of complete state supremacy over the church ERASTIAN
The free i____ app puts Roman Catholic liturgy on your tablet BREVIARY
The most populous borough of New York City BROOKLYN
The principle behind the universe in Chinese philosophy TAO
Tom Sharpe novel about a proposed motorway Blott on the Landscape
Woman’s lace headgear, often with a flap on each side Dutch cap
Yevgeny ____ wrote the poem Babi Yar yevtushenko
____ displays promotional material as you websurf ADWARE
____ played Jacob Marley’s ghost in the 1951 film Scrooge Michael Hordern