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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 219 June 21 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 219
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“Do not ____ thy reasons from this clause” (Twelfth Night) EXTORT
“Every marriage tends to consist of an ____ and a peasant. Of a teacher and a learner” (John Updike) ARISTOCRAT
“Musicians are seldom ____; a woman who could sing like that must know how to love indeed” (HonorĂ© de Balzac) UNEMOTIONAL
1936 Aldous Huxley novel, its title taken from Milton’s Samson Agonistes eyeless in gaza
A cricket or football ground in Australia OVAL
A genetic variant, of a bacterium for example STRAIN
A Hawaiian garland LEI
A rectangular building stone or masonry using it ASHLAR
A seasonal wind; Edina’s surname in Absolutely Fabulous MONSOON
Abbreviation often seen on European lorries TIR
Actress who starred with Richard Burton in Look Back in Anger and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold Claire Bloom
An artist’s rough sketch ESQUISSE
Artist made famous by his Apocalypse with Pictures, a series of woodcuts published in 1498 DURER
Australian city, a gateway to the Great Barrier Reef CAIRNS
BBC2 business and consumer show, broadcast 1994-2010 Working Lunch
Brief spell of precipitation SHOWER
Chalk promontory close to Bridlington Flamborough Head
Colloquially, a novel method of increasing personal efficiency life hack
Combined with or converted to salt salified
Comedian who co-wrote and starred in Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible Steve Coogan
Emmerdale character, played by Michelle Hardwick, a friend of Rhona Goskirk Vanessa Woodfield
Eponymous canine character of a 1906 novel by Jack London White Fang
European member of the herring family which leaves the sea to spawn in rivers allis shad
Full name of the author who sometimes wrote as Saki Hector Hugh Munro
Goose which is the state bird of Hawaii NENE
In 1910, aviation pioneer ____ won a prize of 10,000 dollars offered by Joseph Pulitzer for the first 137-mile flight, with two stops, from Albany to Manhattan Glenn Curtiss
In boxing, a punch delivered with a wide swing of the arm ROUNDHOUSE
In the 1000th edition of Top of the Pops, broadcast in 1983, the No 1 single was performed by ____ Spandau Ballet
John ____ was director-general of the BBC, 1992-2000 BIRT
Kim Hunter won the 1951 best supporting actress Oscar for her performance as ____ in A Streetcar Named Desire Stella Kowalski
Lunch, as a French noun or verb DEJEUNER
Most delicious or attractive YUMMIEST
Name for UFO sightings, popularised in a 1977 film close encounters
Nickname given to the French, US and UK flags (among others) red white and blue
Pablo ____ made the first recording of the Bach cello suites CASALS
Paul ____ was the founder of Germany’s federal institute for vaccines and biomedicines EHRLICH
Prime minister of Denmark since June 2019 Mette Frederiksen
Saint ____ was the “Apostle to the Picts” COLUMBA
Shown in or out USHERED
Stage name of 1960s pop icon Terence Nelhams-Wright adam faith
Students ridiculed for their studiousness SWOTS
The capital of Jersey Saint Helier
The capital of Somalia MOGADISHU
The first performance on the 1000th edition of Top of the Pops was ____ by Thompson Twins We Are Detective
The volume control of an amplifier GAIN
The ____, Chris Rea album of 1998 Blue Cafe
Those who take goods as booty plunderers
Wiltshire town whose abbey is the burial place of the first king of the whole of England malmesbury