Crossword Puzzle Info

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 210 April 19 2020 Puzzle Solutions

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 210
Clues Answers
“Men ____ while they teach” (Seneca the Younger) LEARN
“The spiritualisation of ____ is called love” (Nietzsche) SENSUALITY
1957 novel by Christopher Landon, later a film starring John Mills and Sylvia Syms Ice Cold In Alex
1980 single by Dire Straits; 1987 album and single by Bruce Springsteen tunnel of love
A company with a ____ website may well say that it offers a better browsing experience REVAMPED
Actor who played Antony Royle in The Royle Family Ralf Little
Actress whose roles include Saffron Monsoon in Absolutely Fabulous Julia Sawalha
African country named after a lake CHAD
Albrecht ____, German artist noted for his woodcut prints DURER
Any computer game which seeks to replicate the real world SIM
Argentinian football club based at Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti River Plate
Blackpool’s largest free indoor family attraction Coral Island
Breakfast in America was ____’s bestselling album SUPERTRAMP
Celebrity hair stylist awarded an OBE in 2008 Nicky Clarke
Chinese fruit with a soft but inedible covering (shortest of various spellings) LICHI
Current captain of the England women’s cricket team Heather Knight
Driver of the Compact Pussycat in the Wacky Races cartoons Penelope Pitstop
Egyptian city on the Suez canal, founded by the ruling khedive in 1863 and named after him ISMAILIA
Electronic instrument played without touching it THEREMIN
Fee paid to secure someone’s services RETAINER
First name of the femme fatale of a 1988 comedy film starring John Cleese WANDA
Footless representation of a bird in heraldry MARTLET
Former naval term for bread rather than ship’s biscuit soft tack
George Orwell novel originally subtitled A Fairy Story Animal Farm
German director of films including Wings of Desire and Paris, Texas Wim Wenders
Heaviest noble gas, produced by the decay of uranium-238 RADON
In cricket, a short-pitched ball, typically easy to hit long hop
In Greek myth, a female Bacchanalian MAENAD
In organic chemistry, an ____ group is a vinyl group attached to a methylene bridge, and is named after the Latin for garlic ALLYL
Inhabitants of an ancient Greek city central to Bronze Age culture mycenaeans
Mountain range running the length of the Italian peninsula APENNINES
Murder on the Dancefloor was a big hit single for ____ Sophie Ellis-Bextor
Nincompoops HALFWITS
Old word for a huntsman; star destroyer class in Star Wars venator
Old-fashioned name for both Irish and Scottish Gaelic ERSE
One who uses flattery to persuade WHEEDLER
One whose native tongue may be Wendish, Czech, Serbian etc SLAV
Opera which begins and ends in a garret La Boheme
Pertaining to the ancient Persian god of light, identified with the sun MITHRAIC
Popular name for the park including the venue of the US Open tennis championships Flushing Meadows
Portuguese former goalkeeper, manager of Wolverhampton Wanderers since 2017 Nuno Espirito Santo
Raymond Burr played Erle Stanley Gardner’s ____ on TV Perry Mason
Small variety of cos lettuce Little Gem
The canonical hour between terce and nones SEXT
The smallest country of Central America El Salvador
To get out of bed or make an appearance show a leg
Turkish equivalent of Mr BEY
Urticaria, or hives, is often called ____ rash NETTLE
Where, according to British culture, it’s “grim” up north
____ won 21 grand slam titles with Martina Navratilova Pam Shriver