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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 215 May 24 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 215
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1999 romantic comedy film starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant Notting Hill
A brood-pouch or egg capsule OVISAC
A cricketer such as Glenn McGrath or Courtney Walsh seam bowler
A house in Italy or Spain CASA
A passage used in injection moulding, or the material from it, such as the framework holding parts in a modelling kit SPRUE
A state of Brazil, its name meaning “thick bush” Mato Grosso
A strong, crease-resistant synthetic fabric TERYLENE
A venomous arachnid of the Latrodectus genus black widow spider
American folk hero killed during a card game by Jack McCall Wild Bill Hickok
American football position close to the tackle tight end
An indigenous people of Kenya and Tanzania MASAI
Author and broadcaster who gained fame as co-presenter of Through the Keyhole Loyd Grossman
Burt Reynolds made his directorial debut with this 1976 action comedy film set in a swamp GATOR
Capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines KINGSTOWN
Caravaggio work depicting the resurrected Jesus revealing himself to two disciples Supper at Emmaus
Disastrous, devastating CATASTROPHIC
Governing body of open-wheel racing in the USA INDYCAR
Henry James novel of 1879 set in Switzerland and Italy Daisy Miller
Host of The News Quiz on BBC Radio 4 since 2015 Miles Jupp
Jennifer ____’s first TV appearance was as Calypso in Channel 4’s 1992 adaptation of The Camomile Lawn EHLE
Leonid Brezhnev replaced ____ in 1964 Nikita Khrushchev
Maker of the “violin” bass guitar much used by Paul McCartney HOFNER
Many energy drinks are labelled as ____ ISOTONIC
Narrow-minded principles insularism
Neighbours is set primarily in ____ Street RAMSAY
Netherlands city which is a hub of radio and television broadcasting HILVERSUM
Northanger Abbey character who leaves James Morland in favour of the wealthier Captain Tilney Isabella Thorpe
One who studies fossils PALAEONTOLOGIST
Poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide, as often found in bullet-proof vests KEVLAR
Property between Community Chest and Income Tax on a standard UK Monopoly board Whitechapel Road
Punt mooring poles ryepecks
Retired athlete who sometimes commentates in TV coverage of field events Steve Backley
Ridden by Ben De Haan, winner of the 1983 Grand National corbiere
Scottish-born philanthropist who said “The man who dies … rich dies disgraced” Andrew Carnegie
Sheets of this plastic material are used on overhead projectors ACETATE
Sole living member of the order Tubulidentata AARDVARK
The “way of gentleness” as a martial art JUDO
The bird stylised in the logo of Lufthansa CRANE
The capital of Austria, to Austrians WIEN
The capital of Upper Austria LINZ
The chairing of the Bard is an important moment in the National ____ of Wales EISTEDDFOD
The daughter of Al Hirschfield, whose name was frequently hidden in his illustrations NINA
The Prime Minister of Belgium Sophie Wilmes
The Vatican stands in Rome’s ____ City LEONINE
The wetland plant purple ____ is visible in the Ophelia painting by John Everett Millais LOOSESTRIFE
To divide a word into speech segments syllabicate
Train of attendants or a funeral procession CORTEGE
Verse form first used by Dante in the Divine Comedy terza rima