Crossword Puzzle Info

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 279 August 15 2021 Crossword Answer

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

Clues Answers
“Adultery, Emma was discovering, could be as banal as marriage” comes from this 1857 novel Madame Bovary
“My hovercraft is full of ____” (Monty Python Hungarian Phrasebook sketch) EELS
“The face that launched a thousand ships” comes from this Christopher Marlowe play Doctor Faustus
1055 joules (abbreviation) BTU
1969 film, Richard Attenborough’s directorial debut Oh What a Lovely War
1995 thriller starring Jean-Claude Van Damme as a fire marshal trying to foil terrorists at an ice hockey final sudden death
354.3671 days lunar year
A result distant from others in a statistical sample OUTLIER
A terminal air sac of the lungs Alveolus
Actor who played Peter Krieg, John McClane’s adversary in Die Hard with a Vengeance Jeremy Irons
An ____ typeface has prominent serifs and is highly legible IONIC
Another name for a spoonerism, supposedly from the name of a Polish count marrowsky
Apple variety used by the Beatles for their Apple Records logo Granny Smith
Author of The Hunchback of Notre-Dame victor hugo
British cheese with green marbling sage derby
Canadian actor who starred as Jack Bauer in the drama series 24 Kiefer Sutherland
Catarrhal inflammation of nasal mucous membrane CORYZA
City of southwest Germany, with the world’s tallest church ULM
Country of the Arabian peninsula formed in 1990 YEMEN
Director of the influential noir film M Fritz Lang
Domed glass laboratory apparatus often used to form and contain a vacuum bell jar
Easter Island’s indigenous name Rapa Nui
Harry Potter character whose middle name is Bilius Ron Weasley
In Dad’s Army, how Captain Mainwaring often addressed Private Pike You stupid boy
In the 1940s, the ____ produced the first nuclear weapons manhattan project
Morris car which succeeded the Marina ITAL
New Zealand sea mollusc or its shell used in jewellery PAUA
Newspaper for which Ian Fleming worked in the 1950s Sunday Times
Old name for an inhabitant of the Mediterranean’s second largest island SARD
Outer garment flaring out from the shoulders swagger coat
Poet and playwright Federico Garcia ____ was killed by Nationalist forces in the Spanish civil war LORCA
Points where medians of triangles intersect centroids
Security device patented in its best-known form in 1865 yale lock
Small organ of the Renaissance era, often with the bellows on top REGAL
Something considered futile may be given up as ____ a bad job
Technically, a flowing out of gas, liquid etc EFFLUX
The first forename to be shared by more than one UK gold medallist at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics TOM
The Happy Days character played by Henry Winkler Arthur Fonzarelli
The organisation identified by the Kitemark BSI
The outstanding competitor in a school sports event victor ludorum
The type of rig used on a traditional Thames barge SPRITSAIL
The ____, a 1981 film based on a real outlaw road race Cannonball Run
Thierry Henry and ____ were the first two players inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame, in April 2021 Alan Shearer
This mobile phone facility can create accidental comedy AUTOCORRECT
To adjust a sail so that it is no longer filled by wind depower
To release someone from slavery or servitude MANUMIT
Tripoli is the capital of this country LIBYA
Welsh fashion designer noted for floral print patterns Laura Ashley
William Faulkner novel set mainly in the fictional Yoknapatawpha county of Mississippi Light in August
____ lace was woven with gold or silver threads ORRIS