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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 229 August 30 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 229
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“Done with indoor complaints, libraries, querulous criticisms, / Strong and content I travel the ____” (Walt Whitman) open road
“While pensive poets ____ vigils keep, / Sleepless themselves to give their readers sleep” (Alexander Pope) PAINFUL
“____, you’re breaking my heart / You’re shaking my confidence daily” (Simon and Garfunkel) CECILIA
1953 biblical epic with Richard Burton and Jean Simmons, the first CinemaScope film released The Robe
1980s ITV sitcom about the 1930s industrial north BRASS
A beef cut containing part of a lumbar vertebra T-bone steak
A final part of a musical work OUTRO
A former English navy recruitment method IMPRESSMENT
A thin wooden slat on a cord, used as a musical instrument and signalling device bull-roarer
Agreements between the UK and France, signed in 1904 entente cordiale
Amphibian with brightly coloured ventral areas fire-bellied toad
An alternative relative in US expressions like “the mother of all traffic jams” GRANDDADDY
An American brand of correction fluid Liquid Paper
As a fabric, dungaree was a predecessor of ___ DENIM
Australian-born Helen ____’s 1972 single I Am Woman became a feminist anthem REDDY
Author of Confessions of an English Opium Eater Thomas De Quincey
Battle may do this in a familiar phrase COMMENCE
British vocal duo who shared the bill with Morecambe and Wise and the Beatles on CBS’s Ed Sullivan Show in 1964 pinky and perky
Chester and Jessica Tate’s snobbish daughter in the US sitcom Soap EUNICE
Coronation march by William Walton crown imperial
Country with South America’s southernmost capital city URUGUAY
Dessert of strawberries, meringue, and whipped cream Eton mess
Egg-shaped OVOID
Herbivorous mammal with a short trunk TAPIR
In the King James Bible, the first person to be “drunken” NOAH
In their chocolate-coated form, these biscuits are often rated as Britain’s most popular DIGESTIVES
Income from ticket sales at a sporting event gate money
Informally, a man thought to be attractive to women babe magnet
Informally, someone who doesn’t tell you much OYSTER
Informally, the work of a policeman on patrol pounding the beat
London location of the climactic scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much Royal Albert Hall
Official name for a “Beefeater” Yeoman Warder
One dancing location in Mary Poppins is the ____ of London ROOFTOPS
Only Stephen ____ and Eddy Merckx have won the Giro d’Italia, Tour de France, and the world road cycling championship ROCHE
Organisation which desired the “overthrow of the international bourgeoisie” comintern
Rock band noted for the albums Discovery and Time ELO
Sergey ____ broke the men’s pole vault world record 17 times BUBKA
Someone on A Question of Sport who may be doing almost anything Mystery Guest
Spain makes about half the global output of this foodstuff olive oil
Suffolk village, the site of two nuclear power stations SIZEWELL
The monumental entrance to Berlin’s Unter den Linden Brandenburg Gate
The only winner of Oxford University’s Newdigate prize who became poet laureate Andrew Motion
The third generation of the iPad ____ was launched in March 2019 AIR
The ____ cube is a 3D puzzle, which can be used to make a variety of shapes SOMA
Thomas ____ wrote the music for Rule, Britannia! ARNE
To deteriorate, especially through neglect go to seed
Trickster in Joel Chandler Harris’s Uncle Remus stories Brer Rabbit
Uncontrollable and/or obsessive passion amour fou
What a company getting into financial trouble does, informally catches a cold
Women’s hairstyle often worn for formal events UPDO