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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 217 June 7 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 217
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‘I saw the hideous phantasm of a man […], stir with an ____, half vital motion’ (Mary Shelley in Frankenstein) UNEASY
200m bronze medallist at the 1968 Olympics, noted for a medal ceremony Black Power salute with Tommie Smith John Carlos
A general feeling of pessimism gloom and doom
A gesture of triumph with a clenched fist air punch
A member of the zoological family Giraffidae OKAPI
A plant considered harmful, often controlled by regulations noxious weed
A senior priest PRELATE
An alternative name for the Holocene epoch in geology RECENT
Anita ____’s first novel, in 1981, was A Start in Life BROOKNER
Army officer who led the 1953 British Mount Everest expedition John Hunt
Britain’s best-known ____ is kept at Hereford Cathedral Mappa Mundi
Canadian winner of three world darts championships, who commentated on others for the BBC, 1995-2007 John Part
Chablis is made from this grape variety CHARDONNAY
Colleague of James Ivory as a film producer and director Ismail Merchant
Contemporary folk singer who recorded her first album in 1960 and her most recent in 2018 Joan Baez
Description of all petrol sold in Britain since January 1, 2000 lead-free
Dried fruits and nuts eaten as snack food by hikers trail mix
English translation of “ceteris paribus” other things being equal
Fee for sitting at a restaurant table cover charge
Fictional astronaut created by David Bowie major Tom
Finely minced pork mixed with cereal, often sold in tins luncheon meat
Guaranteed to succeed nailed on
Informally, the Palazzo Santa Sofia on Venice’s Grand Canal Ca d’Oro
Informally, the raiser of more than £32 million for NHS Charities Together captain Tom
Island just off the Ross of Mull IONA
Jerome ____ wrote songs including Ol’ Man River and Smoke Gets in Your Eyes KERN
Joint of meat containing the backbone CHINE
Last word in a telegramese sentence STOP
Latin for “purchaser”, used in a proverbial phrase EMPTOR
Musical instrument invented by Bartolomeo Cristofori, around 1700 PIANO
Musical performance by a soloist or small group RECITAL
Omit (a sound or syllable) in speech ELIDE
Short-lived British abstract style of modern art, named by Ezra Pound who contributed to its 1914 manifesto vorticism
Small case hung from an obi in traditional Japanese dress INRO
Southern pacific boat, often with an outrigger and triangular sail PROA
Staying calm in a difficult situation not turning a hair
The only presenter of Channel 4’s Grand Designs series Kevin McCloud
This type of decoration may be champlevé or cloisonné enamelling
Traditional name for a work of embroidery supposedly commissioned by Bishop Odo in the 1070s Bayeux Tapestry
TV talent show first shown in 2004 The X Factor
Twelve famous faces seen on A Question of Sport Picture Board
Type of board used with a planchette OUIJA
Very small, especially as a description of a person pint-size
Welsh comedian Max Boyce’s catchphrase I Was There
____ banknotes and coins were first used on January 1, 2002 EURO
____ came to fame as the awkward West Midlander Barry Taylor in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Timothy Spall
____ coached 1964 Olympic long jump champion Lynn Davies, and later presented the TV show We Are the Champions Ron Pickering
____ Investigates was a 1990s BBC crime drama series starring Patricia Routledge Hetty Wainthropp
____ was the Cadbury’s rival of the Mars bar, 1967-78 AZTEC