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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 234 October 4 2020 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 234
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“I humbly give you leave to depart; and if a merry meeting may be wished, God ____ it!” (Much Ado About Nothing) PROHIBIT
“Our happiest moments are spent trying to ____ new varieties of victimhood” (JG Ballard) think up
“Royally? Why, it ____ no king?” (Richard II) CONTAINS
1945 children’s novel by E B White, adapted as a partly animated film in 1999 Stuart Little
1987 Wim Wenders film about immortal angels in Berlin Wings Of Desire
A genus of succulent plants with thick tapering leaves ALOE
A name for the House of Lords Gilded Chamber
A West Indian gang member YARDIE
According to a blue plaque on ____, it was the site of the world’s first regular high definition TV broadcasts, in 1936 Alexandra Palace
Along with Walking Tune and Mock Morris, Handel in ____ was one of Percy Grainger’s “Room-music tit-bits” the Strand
Any organic compound containing the divalent radical –CO.NH.CO.– IMIDE
Archaically, a bottomless pit ABYSM
Became swollen tumesced
Brothers and sisters SIBLINGS
Building material made with earth, water and organic material such as straw ADOBE
Canadian comedian who presents the BBC Two reality series Hair Katherine Ryan
Casual clothing LEISUREWEAR
Cigarette brand, a sponsor of the former Equipe Ligier Formula One team GITANES
Coastal town, south of Cardiff, once known as the Garden by the Sea PENARTH
Director of Dog Day Afternoon Sidney Lumet
Extemporised remarks ad-libs
First name of the central character in The Last of The Mohicans NATHANIEL
Former statute which excluded women from succession to the French crown Salic law
Francis Xavier ____ is the protagonist of four comic novels by Anthony Burgess ENDERBY
General of the Volscian army in Coriolanus Tullus Aufidius
Geological theory which made Alfred Wegener’s concept of continental drift widely accepted plate tectonics
Himalayan region, also called Little Tibet, to the south of K2 baltistan
Iconic Star Wars line delivered by Obi-Wan Kenobi use the force Luke
Informally, in a helpless position over a barrel
Of a cow, pregnant in calf
Of a nerve, conveying impulses towards the brain or spinal column afferent
One who has abandoned their religion APOSTATE
Opening track of the Beatles album Abbey Road Come Together
Poetic word for a male lover or suitor SWAIN
Presenter of BBC News at Six since 2003 George Alagiah
Short railway tracks used for shunting or storage SIDINGS
Soviet Russia’s news agency, created in 1925 TASS
Sykurmolarnir, the group which launched the career of Björk The Sugarcubes
Tennyson’s name for cicadas, apparently a mistranslation from German balm-crickets
The extreme sport of jumping into the sea from a cliff tombstoning
The penultimate collaboration of Gilbert and Sullivan Utopia Limited
The quality of being meagre or scarce EXIGUITY
The ____ is also known as Custer’s Last Stand Battle of Little Bighorn
Those which consisted of ten asses in ancient Rome DENARII
To succeed, or to bribe pay off
Traditional Christmas desserts plum puddings