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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 213 May 10 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 213
Clues Answers
“There is a ____ about me that can never bear to be frightened at the will of others” (Pride and Prejudice) STUBBORNNESS
1992 Wimbledon singles champion who married the other 1992 Wimbledon singles champion in 2001 Andre Agassi
A brief or insignificant love affair amourette
A plant shoot or twig used for grafting; a descendant, especially of a noble family SCION
A terrapin, tortoise or turtle CHELONIAN
Abnormal forms of brain cell protein PRIONS
Actor who played Adolf Hitler in the 2004 film Downfall Bruno Ganz
Actress who played Nyota Uhura in the Star Trek TV series and films Nichelle Nichols
An ice pinnacle or ridge on a glacier’s surface SERAC
Another name for a verse in poetry STANZA
Aural plasma around a star, visible during a total solar eclipse CORONA
Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe
Brisbane Cricket Ground is often called the ____ GABBA
Catchphrase of the game show The Price Is Right Come on down
Colloquialism asking someone to stop doing something leave it out
Coral island which encloses a lagoon ATOLL
Detective created by Dashiell Hammett and notably portrayed by Humphrey Bogart Sam Spade
Distilled from coal tar, a compound found in mothballs NAPHTHALENE
Feral horse of the western USA MUSTANG
French director noted for films such as I Married a Witch (1942) and And Then There Were None Rene Clair
French theologian often remembered for his romance with Héloïse d’Argenteuil Peter Abelard
Grain husks separated from flour after grinding BRAN
Intense fear of horses hippophobia
Italian for “barley”, and pasta in the shape of its grains ORZO
Novella with first line “Marley was dead: to begin with” A Christmas Carol
One given to reasoning based on theoretical deduction apriorist
One name for the second-highest spiritual authorities in the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism Tashi Lamas
Persona non grata OUTCAST
Piece of tableware, used in the Middle Ages for serving condiments SAUCER
Polaris is often called the ____ north star
Powerful dog named after a people of western Alaska (spelling with only one ‘e’) MALAMUTE
Rainer Maria ____ is one of the most popular writers of German poetry translated into English RILKE
Shared areas of interest or responsibility OVERLAPS
South Wales town, in the same valley as Mountain Ash ABERDARE
Southern Italian code of silence OMERTA
Suburb of London to which Samuel Pickwick retires at the end of The Pickwick Papers DULWICH
The capital of Turkey ANKARA
The first minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon
The one-word anagram of SHATTERING STRAIGHTEN
The ____ Chapel is named after the pope for whom it was built, in the late 15th century SISTINE
The ____ is the largest organ of its type in the human body sciatic nerve
Typographical marks which enclose a questionable word or phrase scare quotes
WikiLeaks whistleblower jailed in 2019 for refusing to testify against Julian Assange Chelsea Manning
With hands on hips and elbows turned outwards AKIMBO
Wooden or bamboo stick used as a weapon in India, especially by the police LATHI
____ gardens, growing medicinal plants, were the predecessors of botanical gardens PHYSIC
____ wrote the opera Carmen Georges Bizet