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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 214 May 17 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 214
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1960s pop singer who appeared in two Carry On films, and guest-starred as the medium Shyanna in a 2019 EastEnders episode Anita Harris
A “leaver”, before the 2017 referendum campaign EUROSCEPTIC
A provincial governor of ancient Persia SATRAP
A skier’s padded trousers, held up by shoulder straps SALOPETTES
A ____ window is hinged on one side casemented
Actor who starred in the 1960s films A Kind of Loving, Georgy Girl and Women in Love Alan Bates
An Evening Standard review calls Michael Frayn’s ____ Off “the funniest farce ever written” NOISES
Ancestor FOREFATHER
Broadway musical based on an American comic strip ANNIE
Camra’s favourite tipple real ale
Cheap home used during the post-1945 housing shortage PREFAB
Composer Schoenberg, or golfer Palmer ARNOLD
Dressing with capers and pickles, usually served with fish Tartar sauce
Dynasty character originally played by Joan Collins ALEXIS
Edible marine gastropod, also called “ear shell” ABALONE
Extract from gall nuts used as a fixative in dyeing Tannic acid
Foodstuff, of which beluga is the most expensive kind CAVIARE
Fruit covering; an unseen hazard Banana skin
Grammatical case for the object of a sentence ACCUSATIVE
Great or Little East Anglian river OUSE
Hungarian body of water, the largest in central Europe Lake Balaton
In heraldry, another name for a St Andrew’s cross SALTIRE
Inflammation of nasal air cavities SINUSITIS
Its groves are the world of learning ACADEME
James Baldwin’s semi-autobiographical novel about John Grimes’s relationship with his family and the church Go Tell It on the Mountain
Knighted Czech-born playwright who wrote Jumpers and Travesties Tom Stoppard
Larry ____ played Archie Mitchell in EastEnders LAMB
Named train service from Paddington to Temple Meads, inaugurated by the Great Western Railway in 1935 bristolian
Neck swellings created by enlarged thyroid glands goitres
Nelson lost an eye during a siege of this Corsican seaport in 1794 CALVI
Novel by PC Wren about the adventures of three English brothers in the French foreign legion Beau Geste
Roman province in the southwest of the Iberian peninsula LUSITANIA
Russian statesman who introduced the liberalising 28As of glasnost and perestroika GORBACHEV
Sweet white from the south of the Bordeaux wine region, sometimes served with 11D SAUTERNES
The 1832 ____ Act extended the franchise in Britain, especially in industrial towns REFORM
The boastful coward of commedia dell’arte SCARAMOUCH
The domed London ____, in Marylebone Road, is now part of the neighbouring Madame Tussauds PLANETARIUM
The first of seven temporary facilities with this name was opened at London’s ExCel Centre on April 3 Nightingale Hospital
The Moluccas, Florida Keys or Aleutian Islands ARCHIPELAGO
The reason for Joseph and Mary’s journey to Jerusalem CENSUS
Twelfth and final studio album by the Beatles, which was commercially successful but received mixed reviews Let It Be
US actress who starred in the films Of Human Bondage (1934) and Jezebel Bette Davis
US novelist, born in Manchester, who wrote The Secret Garden Frances Hodgson Burnett
West Indies bowler, first spinner to take 300 Test wickets Lance Gibbs
Where the reaction of the loggionisti to a singer’s performance can be infamously critical la scala
____ software is old, but hard to replace owing to wide use LEGACY