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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 228 August 23 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 228
Clues Answers
“But ____, just to watch him die” (Johnny Cash, Folsom Prison Blues) I shot a man in Reno
“Good company and good ____ are the very sinews of virtue” (Izaak Walton) DISCOURSE
“Religion, n. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the ____” (Ambrose Bierce) UNKNOWABLE
1973 single by Roxy Music; 1979 album by the Crusaders Street Life
A Berkshire town; marshy ground; to shed skin SLOUGH
A name for romantic affection which is seen as trite or clich├ęd LURVE
A ____ allows both conventional and microwave cooking combination oven
America’s Buckeye state OHIO
Amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree centigrade CALORIE
An American duplex house contains two ____ APARTMENTS
Ancient region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers MESOPOTAMIA
Ancient Roman novel by Petronius Arbiter, about licentious adventures in southern Italy SATYRICON
Anne ____ played Valerie Barlow in Coronation Street and Jean in Dinnerladies REID
Another name for London pride, or in North America, catchfly none-so-pretty
Antiviral protein produced by infected cells INTERFERON
Apple Inc’s headquarters are in this Californian city cupertino
Arts-based documentary series aired since 1975, mainly on BBC Two ARENA
Austria’s first female chancellor, appointed on an interim basis after the 2019 Ibiza-gate scandal Brigitte Bierlein
Babbitt was one of this US author’s best-known books Sinclair Lewis
Capital of the Limburg province of the Netherlands MAASTRICHT
Colloquially, a cold-stimulus headache induced by eating ice cream, for example brain freeze
Colloquially, a tablet of the drug Ecstasy disco biscuit
European country with about half the area of the UK, but a similar length of coastline GREECE
Exclamation, usually subdued, used to express annoyance GRRR
Ford model whose name came to be synonymous with commercial failure EDSEL
Former acronym now largely replaced by GUI (Graphical User Interface), from four of its important elements WIMP
French word for a (full-sized) cup TASSE
In 1963, Richie ____ became the first player to reach 200 wickets and 2,000 runs in Test cricket BENAUD
In Australia, a gathering of pickup trucks for display and competition ute muster
In the US, an expert MAVEN
Netflix black comedy series written by and starring Ricky Gervais as widower Tony After Life
Nintendo console launched in 2001, discontinued in 2007 gamecube
One spelling of the name for a sterile male hybrid of a yak and a cow dzho
Optical illusion created by the refraction of light MIRAGE
Pertaining to the belief that natural objects have souls ANIMISTIC
Port at the mouth of the River Wear SUNDERLAND
Posh Spice Victoria Beckham
Skintight garment named after a French trapeze artist LEOTARD
South Wales town with a Ford engine plant and Sony’s UK Technology Centre BRIDGEND
The birthplace of Beethoven BONN
The first monarch of Russia to use the title of Tsar ivan the terrible
The owner of Chelsea FC Roman Abramovich
The underworld or, euphemistically, part of the body nether regions
Things to be believed, especially articles of faith CREDENDA
This may erupt without producing lava TOOTH
This meal may be Cornish or Devonian cream tea
____ assassinated John F Kennedy Lee Harvey Oswald
____ revolutionised steel production in the 1850s Sir Henry Bessemer