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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 237 October 25 2020 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 237
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“A young man, of a hale ____ figure, and a giant’s strength” (describing Hugh in Barnaby Rudge) ATHLETIC
“But we are so blind to our own shortcomings, so ____ to those of others” (Jerome K Jerome) wide awake
“Pax ____” is “peace be with you” in Latin tecum
“The wise, for cure, on ____ depend” (Dryden) EXERCISE
“They did us a ____ meal, […] and then we thought, what do we do tonight?” (Description of VE day in the Outer Hebrides) slap-up
1965 poetry collection by Sylvia Plath ARIEL
1996 film in which Gwyneth Paltrow had her first cinematic leading role EMMA
A kind of rock, or the stage name of rapper and actor O’Shea Jackson ice cube
A major blood vessel of the lower back lumbar artery
Alloys with low melting points fusible metals
Almost overflowing BRIMFUL
American artist known as “the painter of the revolution” John Trumbull
An internet discussion group WEBINAR
Australian Test cricketer who said of Sri Lanka’s Arjuna Ranatunga “I don’t like him and I’m not in a club of one” Shane Warne
Breathing tube inserted into the windpipe after tracheotomy CANNULA
Children’s author who created the Mog picture books Judith Kerr
Environment which promotes something (usually) unfavourable SEEDBED
Former Play School presenter who entered the House of Lords in 2010 Floella Benjamin
French oil and gas company founded in 1924 TOTAL
Having the shape of a quadrilateral with two parallel sides trapeziform
Household device that may be called a zapper remote control
Identity item which, reversed, may be someone in control of access name tag
In a manner which creates allure ENTICINGLY
Joshua ____ founded the NDP and ZAPU parties which were banned in what was then Rhodesia NKOMO
Lord ____ and William Ramsay received Nobel prizes in 1904 for the discovery of argon RAYLEIGH
Member of a violent criminal gang MOBSTER
Mount ____ is another name for K2 Godwin Austen
On a weather map, a line with semicircles and triangles occluded front
One who enjoys fine food and drink EPICUREAN
One who loves another intensely ADORER
Pertaining to beekeeping apicultural
Portia’s maid in The Merchant of Venice NERISSA
Power supply in the hands of the French? MAINS
Proposed name for what became the research vessel RSS Sir David Attenborough Boaty McBoatface
Psychologist who coined the term “lateral thinking” Edward De Bono
Question often asked of someone in an inordinate hurry where’s the fire
Reduction of staff achieved by not replacing those who leave natural wastage
Sliding control often found on a mixing desk FADER
Song books with at least 150 numbers PSALTERS
South Park character often seen with a paper bag over his head Ugly Bob
The “snapper-up of unconsidered trifles” in The Winter’s Tale AUTOLYCUS
The first subject of a TV show presented by Ralph Edwards in 1955, and its presenter thereafter until his death in 1987 Eamonn Andrews
The four parameters often describing a sound in electronic music are attack, decay, ____, and release SUSTAIN
The usual form of golf in professional play, scored by shots taken rather than holes won stroke play
Trademark name for a widescreen cinema format IMAX
US journalist who exclaimed “He’s been shot. Lee Oswald has been shot” in 1963 Tom Pettit
Victorian polymath who invented the word “eugenics” Francis Galton
____ became US President after the assassination of John F Kennedy Lyndon B Johnson