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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 221 July 5 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 221
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“Now by my maiden honour, yet as pure / As the ____ lily, I protest” (Love’s Labours Lost) UNSULLIED
“The firm, the ____, the simple, and the modest are near to virtue” (Confucius) ENDURING
“The ____ is a bad guesser” (Thomas De Quincey) PUBLIC
A French-based name for one talking pretentious nonsense blagueur
A neuron nerve cell
A short supporting timber; a cask; a pointed tool PUNCHEON
Actor renowned for his role as Spock in Star Trek Leonard Nimoy
An article of food, usually pluralised to mean food generally VIAND
An infatuation, from French for a throat obstruction ENGOUEMENT
Austrian physician noted for his use of hypnosis Franz Mesmer
Author of Out of Africa Karen Blixen
British public transport group active from 1994 to 2002 railtrack
Canadian snooker player beaten in a 1997 world championship semi-final by the eventual champion Ken Doherty Alain Robidoux
Clarified butter often made from buffalo milk GHEE
Co-founder, with Malcolm Sargent, of the London Philharmonic Orchestra Thomas Beecham
Comic actor who said his requirements were “A park, a policeman and a pretty girl” Charlie Chaplin
East Midlands town where production of Carlsberg’s Special Brew started in the 1950s NORTHAMPTON
Food show host and author of How to Eat Nigella Lawson
Former “Bake Off” winner who made the Queen’s 90th birthday cake Nadiya Hussain
In ’Allo ’Allo, the French resistance leader played by Kirsten Cooke Michelle Dubois
In a ____ movement, two separate military forces converge on an enemy PINCER
Island group formerly known as the New Hebrides VANUATU
Lily the Pink was a 1968 hit for the ____ SCAFFOLD
Low hills of sand DUNES
Magnesium sulphate is also known as ____ salts EPSOM
Member of the nightshade family reputed to shriek when uprooted MANDRAKE
MP for Birmingham Ladywood 1983-2010 Clare Short
Musician and producer whose consecutive albums Play and 18 both reached No 1 in the UK charts MOBY
Norway’s prime minister since 2013 Erna Solberg
Of medicine, acting by absorption after application to the skin ENDERMIC
Old term for an attic or garret sky parlour
One of the original Coronation Street characters, played by Pat Phoenix Elsie Tanner
One who fears open spaces AGORAPHOBE
Period of heat in female animals OESTRUS
Pungent material which can be synthetically derived from turpentine CAMPHOR
Stars whose brightness suddenly increases before gradually fading NOVAE
The first English tennis player to reach a Wimbledon semi-final after Roger Taylor in 1973 Tim Henman
The first performance of a play or showing of a film PREMIERE
The fish hawk OSPREY
The Los Angeles ____ have won 16 NBA championships LAKERS
The man who Jesus raised from the dead LAZARUS
The state of being foul or disgusting REPULSIVENESS
Those who sacked Rome in AD455 VANDALS
US actress born Mary Collins Bo Derek
Walking stick made from a dwarf palm’s stem Penang lawyer
What may be indicated by an upside-down flag DISTRESS
____ depicted Stalinism, more realistically than most Soviet writers, in The Thaw Ilya Ehrenburg
____ played goth teenager Lydia Deetz in Beetlejuice Winona Ryder