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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 226 August 9 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 226
Clues Answers
“Come in!” across the 30A ENTREZ
3D puzzle with 6 colours and 26 visible blocks, a 1980s craze Rubik’s cube
Board game played in Europe since Roman times Nine men’s morris
Broad cravat tied under the chin; a make of gas water heater popular from the 1930s to the 1950s ASCOT
By crossing it with an acorn, our Gracie’s brother Joe created the biggest ____ in the world ASPIDISTRA
Civil parish on the west side of the Lizard peninsula, with a cove including a fishing harbour MULLION
Container holding about five gallons, originally used for storing fuel JERRYCAN
Cube of three Twenty seven
Deep-sea fishing port in Mount’s Bay, Cornwall NEWLYN
Enquire about someone, often in regard to their health ask after
From 2014, the name of a UK-published reference book, now in its 152nd edition Whitaker’s
Gas mixture, mainly of methane, found in coal mines FIREDAMP
Glass vessel containing liquid for injections AMPOULE
Godfrey ____ was “arguably the best wicket keeper the game has ever seen” according to Wisden EVANS
HMS Tyne and HMS Mersey monitored a Russian attack submarine as it passed through this body of water in July English Channel
How “pretty maids” were arranged in Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary in a row
Ignominious failure FIASCO
In colloquial expressions, an alternative to “bad way” Sorry state
Increasing in strength intensifying
JRR Tolkien’s “hole-builder” HOBBIT
Largest island of Thailand PHUKET
Leaves home for a holiday Goes away
Members of the Vatican City’s de facto army Swiss Guards
Name given to Joseph Priestley’s “dephlogisticated air” by Lavoisier, who first recognised it as an element, in 1777 OXYGEN
Native southwestern US inhabitants, c 200BC-AD1500 ANASAZI
New name for the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes, from 1929 YUGOSLAVIA
Part of the body of a saint venerated as holy RELIC
Patrick ____ starred as Johnny Castle in Dirty Dancing SWAYZE
Pinnacle of precipitated calcite on the floor of a cave STALAGMITE
Rhineland city — its cathedral is the world’s largest surviving Romanesque church speyer
Russian Marxist killed in Mexico City by Ramon Mercader TROTSKY
Someone keen to keep up with the latest clothing trends FASHIONISTA
Song from Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band When I’m Sixty-Four
Stars of the 1930s films Animal Crackers and Duck Soup Marx Brothers
The art of growing ornamental dwarf trees in pots BONSAI
The Dutch name for café ____ means “incorrect coffee” au lait
The French term for a grocer EPICIER
The longest surname of any tennis player with a career grand slam in singles NAVRATILOVA
The UK’s next ____ day is Sunday March 21, 2021 CENSUS
The usual English name for a team which has always played in the top division of Soviet or Ukrainian football Dynamo Kiev
The ____ was the first of Chekhov’s four major plays SEAGULL
To charge a US public official with offences committed in office IMPEACH
TV quiz hosted by Hughie Green from 1955 to 1968 Double Your Money
Type of moustache worn by Wyatt Earp, Paul von Hindenburg and Jimmy Edwards HANDLEBAR
Victor’s successor! WHISKEY
Village with Spain’s oldest bullring, often visited by tourists staying in Costa del Sol resorts RONDA
Welsh reformer who established a cooperative industrial community at New Lanark Robert Owen
____ played Michelle Fowler in EastEnders before becoming a TV producer and director Susan Tully