Crossword Puzzle Info

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 236 October 18 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

Clues Answers
“And ‘t is my faith, that every flower / ____ the air it breathes” (Wordsworth) ENJOYS
“____ canem” is Latin for “Beware of the dog” CAVE
100 centavos PESO
1912 novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs which introduced the character of John Clayton Tarzan of the Apes
1929 autobiography by Robert Graves (aged 34) Good-Bye to All That
1978 film whose title is prison slang for an escape attempt midnight express
A judge in the Court of Appeal Lord Justice
A member of the order containing frogs and toads anuran
A ruling made by a mufti FATWA
Actress who reputedly said “The Germans and I no longer speak the same language” Marlene Dietrich
Actress who won an Oscar for her portrayal of June Carter Cash in Walk the Line Reese Witherspoon
African carnivore which, contrary to popular belief, is mainly a predator rather than scavenger spotted hyena
Archaically, feeling faint ASWOON
Be a sign or warning of (something about to happen) PRESAGE
Command sometimes given if something is about to fail ABORT
David Bowie’s follow-up single to Let’s Dance China Girl
Document which may be needed by someone emigrating to a francophone country permis de sejour
Dramatis ____ are the characters in a play PERSONAE
Earth’s ____ begins at an altitude of about 400km EXOSPHERE
Film actor Vincent ____ was best known for horror roles PRICE
Hokkaido’s capital SAPPORO
In classical myth, ____ became a spider after her death ARACHNE
In secret, colloquially on the qt
Informally, sweatpants, possibly not worn for sporting reasons trackies
Knife-edged mountain ridge between glacial valleys ARETE
Largest island of the Bismarck Archipelago New Britain
Meat from the lower part of an animal’s back LOIN
Mid-1970s ITV sitcom starring Hylda Baker Not On Your Nellie
Moses and ____ appeared next to Jesus in his Transfiguration ELIJAH
Narcissism EGOMANIA
One with more than the usual number of fingers or toes polydactyl
Pertaining to birds AVIAN
Popularly, an annual event inspired by a 1949 show called Something About a Soldier Edinburgh Tattoo
Singer, born Mary Brockert, who often collaborated with Rick James Teena Marie
Stand-up comic who announced his retirement in 2014 Lee Evans
The Bank of England is the “____ of Threadneedle Street” Old Lady
The beginning of Lent ash wednesday
The current president of France Emmanuel Macron
The inflatable autopilot in the comedy film Airplane! OTTO
The killer whale ORCA
The only winner of Olympic gold in both the 1500m and 3000m steeplechase Kip Keino
The professional football team of Kirkcaldy, Fife Raith Rovers
The well-known overture to Verdi’s La ____ del Destino starts with sets of three unison Es from the brass and bassoons forza
Those kept in place by tholes OARS
Title of a 2012 Doctor Who episode in which a “slow invasion” by billions of cubes kills a third of humanity The Power of Three
To apply (something such as pressure) EXERT
To suffuse or permeate IMBUE
US singer ____’s cover of I’ll Be Home was a 1956 UK No 1 Pat Boone
Woven fabric made from jute or hemp HESSIAN
Yaws FRAMBOESIA