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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 278 August 8 2021 Crossword Answer

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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 278
Clues Answers
“____ erat demonstrandum” may end a mathematical proof QUOD
A Cuba ____ is a rum cocktail LIBRE
A living member of a kingdom or family ANIMAL
A rabbit punch is a ____ on the back of the neck Sharp blow
Against the law ILLICIT
Alternative name for what Jimmy Carter’s family farmed Monkey nuts
An American wearing long baggy trousers and a long jacket with padded shoulders zootsuiter
Ballet movement in which a foot slides outwards GLISSE
Beware the sentry! LOOKOUT
Body of salt water with a very small tidal range Black Sea
Character actor Roy ___ was in David Frost’s TW3 team KINNEAR
Choux pastry ball, often containing a form of cream PROFITEROLE
Conifers whose wood was used in English longbows yew trees
Controlling sinister character in George du Maurier’s Trilby SVENGALI
Descriptive of Thomas Hardy’s Jude OBSCURE
Destructive monster created from parts of corpses FRANKENSTEIN
English artist William ____ painted The Sirens and Ulysses ETTY
European state between Styria and Bavaria Upper Austria
French mime artist Marcel ____ often played Bip the Clown MARCEAU
Gift tokens VOUCHERS
Guidance on behaviour or conduct COUNSEL
In pietra dura work, stone like marble is ____ with semi-precious stones INLAID
Italian island, a resort since the days of the Roman Republic CAPRI
ITV police drama which ran from 1984 to 2010 The Bill
Kentish “isle” which is not an island THANET
Len McCluskey has been ____’s general secretary since 2011 UNITE
Like the set of Across solutions in this puzzle ALPHABETIC
Long narrow pillow BOLSTER
Music or dance performance during an interval of a drama entr’acte
Musician like Lang Lang, Alfred Brendel, Fats Domino or Oscar Peterson PIANIST
Mythological monster with multiple heads HYDRA
Newcastle’s Town ____ is a large common MOOR
One of the Welsh mountains contrasted with Llareggub Hill by Rev Eli Jenkins in Under Milk Wood Cader Idris
Ordained ministers CLERGY
Pat ____ lost Wimbledon singles finals in 2000 and 2001 RAFTER
Patrick Moore was an amateur player of this instrument XYLOPHONE
Percy ____ presented Gardener’s World from 1969 to 1976 THROWER
Scoff or laugh at something JEER
Son of Priam and Hecuba in Greek myth, killed by Achilles TROILUS
South African founder of the Black People’s Convention Steve Biko
Strandwolf is another name for the brown ____ HYENA
Sudden and uncontrollable bouts of deep sleep NARCOLEPSY
The character also called solidus or slash OBLIQUE
The upper case form of this Greek letter indicates addition in mathematics SIGMA
The US-based retailer ____ R Us closed its UK stores in 2018 TOYS
The ____ Quartet recorded the jazz standard Take Five in 1959 Dave Brubeck
This headland is the closest point to England in France Cap Gris-Nez
This is often called a “World’s Fair” in American usage EXPO
Thor Heyerdahl’s 1947 expedition from South America to the Polynesian islands Kon Tiki
Unsaturated hydrocarbon with at least one double carbon-carbon bond ALKENE
US poet whose life’s work is collected in Leaves of Grass Walt Whitman
US-based franchise, the world’s largest fast food chain SUBWAY
West Bromwich-born former fashion model, who was the last presenter of ITV’s Stars in Their Eyes and is married to Patrick Kielty Cat Deeley
While away the hours Pass time
____ played Sharon Watts in EastEnders Letitia Dean
____ school pupils have passed the eleven-plus examination GRAMMAR