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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 255 February 28 2021 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 255
Clues Answers
“My parents kept me from children who were ____” (Stephen Spender) ROUGH
“Tom Swift’s electric rifle” as a weapon TASER
“Well, they are gone, and here must I remain, / This lime-tree ____ my prison” (Coleridge) BOWER
1959 single by Bobby Darin, based on a song from The Threepenny Opera Mack the Knife
1996 Cher single which followed Walking in Memphis one by one
A pseudonym, typically of an author nom de plume
Abbreviation (normally using a symbol) for the US equivalent of a building society S and L
According to a field guide, the distinction between ____s and mushrooms has no scientific basis at all TOADSTOOL
Afro-Cuban dance, often with little motion around the floor RUMBA
American national park employee, often wearing a campaign hat RANGER
Author of the Just William novels Richmal Crompton
Bruce Springsteen single mentioning the Viet Cong Born in the USA
Castle which was the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother GLAMIS
Dreams typically occur during this REM sleep
Estimation of election results from views collected just before voting Entrance poll
Facial feature which curves down like a bird’s beak hawk-nose
Fast Spanish marches which inspired ballroom dances paso dobles
First name of the character played by Jennifer Saunders in Absolutely Fabulous EDINA
Former ice dancing partner of Christopher Dean Jayne Torvill
Grangemouth is Scotland’s main ____ container port
Howard Jacobson won the 2010 Man Booker Prize for The ____ Finkler Question
In 1997 ____ became the first female president to succeed a female president (of a nation) Mary McAleese
In cricket, an over with a dismissal and no runs wicket maiden
Instrumental form, common in Baroque chamber music trio sonata
Name of a fabric, from the Persian for “milk and sugar” SEERSUCKER
New Zealand author ____ won the 2013 Man Booker prize for The Luminaries Eleanor Catton
One hundredth of a baht in Thailand SATANG
One who provides food at a social event CATERER
Plant from a family including the brassica genus; person often leading a church procession Crucifer
Popular Swiss ski resort between Davos and the Austrian border KLOSTERS
Repeating ITERANT
Serfdom, especially as applied to ancient Spartans HELOTRY
Singer/songwriter whose second studio album is the best-selling album in the UK released in this century ADELE
Singultus, a problem with many folk remedies HICCUPS
Steve Davis won his first snooker world championship by defeating Doug ____ MOUNTJOY
The creator of Tristram Shandy Laurence Sterne
The fool in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night FESTE
The ____ agreement relaxed certain European border controls in 1985 schengen
The ____-Scott research station is the earth’s only inhabited place with 6-month days and nights AMUNDSEN
This may be crossed by the proposed Irish Sea bridge North Channel
University with its oldest campus in Uxbridge BRUNEL
Unpaid employment often provided to school leavers work experience
Viking who was Normandy’s first ruler ROLLO
West Yorkshire village with sulphur springs found in 1744 boston spa
Young animal sounding as if it may come from a volcano LARVA
____ designed the Crystal Palace Joseph Paxton
____ played Barry Taylor in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet Timothy Spall
____ played gang leader Johnny Strabler in The Wild One Marlon Brando