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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 167 June 23 2019

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 167
Clues Answers
“Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real ____” (William Penn) BENEFIT
1947 novel by Compton Mackenzie Whisky Galore
A large bread roll BAP
A type of chicory with reddish-purple leaves RADICCHIO
A ____ latte uses low-fat or non-fat milk SKINNY
Agony aunt once known as Rebecca Rayle Marjorie Proops
An absurd pretence; an episode in a word game CHARADE
Briefly in short
Catlike carnivore, source of a strong musky perfume CIVET
City served by Sangster International Airport; a 1970 hit for Bobby Bloom Montego Bay
City where the Trans-Siberian railway crosses the river Ob NOVOSIBIRSK
Cold dish of various meats and greens including avocado Cobb salad
Dark red resin used in varnishes and dyes LAC
Deformation which turns a rectangle into a parallelogram SHEAR
Defrayal PAYMENT
Director of the noir films Laura (1944) and Fallen Angel Otto Preminger
Document or other item which is legally void NULLITY
Felt hat apparently named after a play by Victorien Sardou FEDORA
For many years Judith ____’s paintings were attributed to Frans Hals, or her husband Jan Molenaer leyster
Hat named after a George du Maurier novel of 1894 TRILBY
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy character, also called Ix Ford Prefect
In an ____ kiss, the lips do not touch AIR
In Ancient Greece, a religious sanctuary dedicated to Zeus OLYMPIA
In the Bible, the first son of Abraham ISHMAEL
Information gathered but not yet analysed or processed raw data
Inner chamber of a kiln used to fire pottery MUFFLE
Island where England and France’s first Caribbean colonies were located St Kitts
Island whose largest settlement is St John’s NEWFOUNDLAND
Japanese company created in 1939 by the merger of Tokyo Denki and Shibaura Seisaku-sho TOSHIBA
Jazz standard from the 1930 musical Girl Crazy I Got Rhythm
Lady Macbeth’s second line in Act 5 of Macbeth out damned spot
Member of the Nicaraguan rebel group which deposed President Somoza in 1979 SANDINISTA
Motto abbreviated on Bénédictine liqueur bottle labels Deo Optimo Maximo
Movement of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition, subtitled With the Dead in a Dead Language CATACOMBS
Nickname given to the Labour party’s former chief fundraiser Baron Levy Lord Cashpoint
Northamptonshire town formerly called Lactodurum TOWCESTER
Online name of Brighton-based YouTuber Felix Kjellberg pewdiepie
Partnered by Helen Glover, rower who won two Olympic gold medals in the women’s coxless pairs Heather Stanning
Plants of the sedge family, once a source of writing material PAPYRI
Satellite which has been continuously inhabited since 2000 ISS
Saturday morning TV show which aired from 1974-1982 TISWAS
Scottish crime novelist who sometimes writes as Jack Harvey Ian Rankin
Slave of Marcus and Stylax in the sitcom Plebs GRUMIO
Sustained, as a musical direction TENUTO
The “wise men” of Matthew 2:1 MAGI
The 13th or 15th day of months in the Roman calendar IDES
The UK version of this game show was hosted by Paul Daniels and Bob Monkhouse WIPEOUT
The world’s largest freshwater lake by volume BAIKAL
Thomas Keneally novel that won the 1982 Booker Prize Schindler’s Ark
Town near Stockport whose railway station is said to have led to the naming of an iconic Agatha Christie character MARPLE
US television series created by Earl Hanmer Jr, based on his book Spencer’s Mountain The Waltons
____ played Viola de Lesseps in Shakespeare in Love Gwyneth Paltrow