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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 216 May 31 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 216
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“About the sixth hour, when beasts most graze, birds best peck, and men sit down to that ____ which is called supper” (Love’s Labour’s Lost) NOURISHMENT
“The moon’s an ____ thief” (Timon of Athens) ARRANT
A large animal; slang for money RHINO
A regular presenter of the world’s longest-running children’s TV show, from 1962 to 1972 Valerie Singleton
A semicircular moulding, especially at the top or bottom of a column ASTRAGAL
A small island in a river EYOT
A tool used for cutting and shaping wood ADZE
Actor whose most famous role was that of Alf Garnett Warren Mitchell
Also known as Bury Park, Luton Town FC’s former home ground Dunstable Road
Ancient Turkish city, the birthplace of St Paul TARSUS
Canova sculpture in St Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum Three Graces
Character from a symbol font (computing) or, in America, a wild party WINGDING
Denoting a physical action stimulated by thought Ideomotor
Fictional diarist created by Helen Fielding for a newspaper column in 1995 bridget jones
Film director who won two Oscars for Gandhi Richard Attenborough
French fashion designer who co-hosted the 1990s TV series Eurotrash with Antoine de Caunes Jean-Paul Gaultier
Fruit sometimes called a “shaved peach” NECTARINE
Grange Hill character given a spin-off series, 1983-1985 Tucker Jenkins
Greek city linked to Epirus by the country’s only undersea tunnel preveza
Greek god of the sun APOLLO
Henry David ____ wrote Walden THOREAU
Informally, the Deutsches Reich, 1918-1933 Weimar Republic
Just before going to bed last thing
Location of Caledonian MacBrayne’s busiest terminal OBAN
Luciano ____ (1937-2005), Italian tenor PAVAROTTI
Main character of Naughty Dog’s Uncharted video games Nathan Drake
Of the ear OTIC
One of Pakistan’s two official languages URDU
Philosopher associated with the concept of the superman NIETZSCHE
Polish pianist and composer who served as his country’s prime minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski
Popular resort of Sydney, New South Wales Bondi Beach
Rhythmical stress in prosody, or a sudden attack caused by a medical condition ICTUS
River after which one of Germany’s states is named SAAR
Russian name for a legislative assembly’s lower house DUMA
Sans-serif typeface created by Hermann Zapf and released in 1958 OPTIMA
Site of the battle which started the American Civil War Fort Sumter
The battle of ____ was America’s first major offensive in France during the First World War Saint-Mihiel
The first word of a fairy tale, typically ONCE
The form of skiing which is not Nordic ALPINE
The lioness in Born Free ELSA
The spore-bearing inner mass of puffball fungi GLEBA
The ____ di Siena is a horse race first held in its “modern” form in 1633 palio
To call abundance in solo whist and take eight tricks OVERBID
To walk in an ostentatious way (from a step in square dancing) SASHAY
Toxic gas whose chemical formula is a refusal nitric oxide
Weak glue-like mixture used to prepare walls before papering or plastering SIZE
Will-o’-the-wisp, or a delusive hope Ignis fatuus
____ Island is the northernmost part of Northern Ireland RATHLIN
____ join a hardback book’s covers and pages ENDPAPERS
____ performed the theme tune to the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only Sheena Easton