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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 258 March 21 2021 Crossword Answers

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 258
Clues Answers
“Sweep on, you fat and greasy ____” (As You Like It) CITIZENS
1637 pastoral elegy by John Milton LYCIDAS
1979 film adaptation of a Thomas Hardy novel TESS
1987 single by Prince, the second from his album Sign o’ the Times If I Was Your Girlfriend
2008 film starring Dev Patel as Jamal Malik Slumdog Millionaire
A car used in short races DRAGSTER
According to the Office for National Statistics, 7.75 per cent of the UK population in 2018 TEENAGERS
Actor who co-starred with Eddie Murphy in 48 Hrs Nick Nolte
African mammal with a diet almost entirely of ants and termites AARDVARK
An oxymoron contradiction in terms
Animator Nick ____ won his first Oscar for the 1989 film Creature Comforts PARK
Anton Chekhov’s last play the cherry orchard
As a band or orchestra, ready to play tuned up
Author of the newspaper article J’Accuse…! Emile Zola
Caused trouble for others by indecision messed around
Chairman of the upcoming GB News channel Andrew Neil
Christian ____ created fashion’s New Look in 1947 DIOR
Daily event personified by Eos in Greek mythology DAWN
Disputed territory on the Mediterranean coast bordering Egypt GAZA
English composer of On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring DELIUS
Entertainment system probably used more than usual in the last year home cinema
Equipment almost certainly replaced in your lounge since the 1990s television tube
Exercises strengthening the biceps and lats chin-ups
Extremely stupid pea-brained
First line of the TS Eliot poem The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock Let us go then you and I
First season of the church year ADVENT
Hockey player Imran ____ scored twice when Great Britain beat West Germany to win gold at the 1988 Olympics sherwani
How winners of crossword prizes are usually selected at random
In 2017, the UK City of Culture and Turner prize host Kingston upon Hull
In a little while or, as a shortening, not attributed to an author ANON
Ireland, in classical Latin HIBERNIA
Italian designer Nina ____ founded her fashion house in Paris in 1932 RICCI
Motorcycle manufacturer based at Donington Park NORTON
Narrator of a cycle of epic poems by James Macpherson OSSIAN
Northern English name for a ravine, such as one east of Waterfoot in Lancashire THRUTCH
Presentation equipment made largely obsolete by Powerpoint and similar software ohp
Resinous substance often used to make varnishes LAC
Ridden by Richard Dunwoody, winner of the 1990 Irish Grand National desert orchid
Secret agent assisted by Penfold in an ITV cartoon series Danger Mouse
Select to fill a significant role, especially in a religious context ANOINT
Shorter of two names for a bloody mary ingredient Worcester sauce
Somewhere between largo and presto mid-tempo
Soviet Russia’s first secret police organisation, active from 1917 to 1922 CHEKA
Sportswear company which sponsors Nathan Adrian and Missy Franklin SPEEDO
The ____ of 1924 was intended to resolve the issue of Germany’s First World War reparations Dawes Plan
US name for a type of watch which was new in the 1870s stem-winder
Verbatim word for word
____ at Noon is Arthur Koestler’s best-known novel DARKNESS