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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 308 March 6 2022 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 308
Clues Answers
“Charm ____ with air, and agony with words” (Much Ado About Nothing) ACHE
“Life, what ____ but a dream?” (Lewis Carroll) is it
“Medical treatment […] will be provided for all citizens by a ____” (Beveridge Report, 1942) National Health Service
“You in that dress / My thoughts I confess / Verge on dirty / Ah, come on, ____” (Dexy’s Midnight Runners) EILEEN
1946 Powell and Pressburger film in which David Niven’s character argues for his life in a celestial court A Matter Of Life And Death
A proverb; a late 1980s UK pop band curiosity killed the cat
Abbreviated, a unit equal to three feet by three feet Sq yd
An evangelical Christian who distributes free Bibles GIDEON
An ocular inflammation IRITIS
Antagonist played by Hugo Weaving in The Matrix trilogy Agent Smith
Bird associated with Chekov and Brighton footballers SEAGULL
Book of the Old Testament with a passage adapted by Quentin Tarantino for use in Pulp Fiction EZEKIEL
Capital at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap Phnom Penh
Character actor who played Mr Barrowclough in Porridge and Walter “Foggy” Dewhurst in Last of the Summer Wine Brian Wilde
Character played by Will Ferrell in a 2003 Christmas film ELF
Christian name shared by the singer of Mötley Crüe and a fedora-wearing former Liberal Democrat leader VINCE
Cocktail made with vodka, tequila, light rum, triple sec, gin, and a small amount of cola to give it its colour Long Island iced tea
Country whose pre-Euro currency was the kroon ESTONIA
Deadly 9000-series computer in Arthur C Clarke books HAL
District of Monaco which includes the Place du Casino monte carlo
Early Greek poet whose Works and Days gave his brother farming and moral advice HESIOD
Exhibiting a supercilious and contemptuous disdain SNIFFY
Former title held by the daughter of a Portuguese king INFANTA
French town made famous by Bernadette Soubirous LOURDES
Greek letter, originally a vowel but later a consonant ETA
Hawaiian goose which can be seen at the Slimbridge wildlife reserve NENE
Henry Purcell and Benjamin Britten wrote operatic works based on this play a midsummer night’s dream
In 1953, the Supermarine ____ aptly set a world air speed record SWIFT
In Arthurian legend, the father of Galahad LANCELOT
In biology, being in a condition of suspended animation TORPID
In Chinese philosophy, the ultimate universal principle TAO
Julie Waters played Mrs ____, the tea lady in Acorn Antiques OVERALL
Lego rival whose current sets include a Volkswagen Beetle with passengers and loaded roof rack PLAYMOBIL
Middle name distinguishing the sixth US president from the second QUINCY
On a mythical journey, ____ blinded Polyphemus, a cyclops ODYSSEUS
Retro meat dish with a sauce that was sometimes flambéed at the tableside steak diane
Satirical publication with a crossword set by Cyclops Private Eye
Serous membrane that covers abdominal organs PERITONEUM
Singers such as Ian Bostridge and Russell Watson TENORS
Term for works written under their authors’ real names autonyms
The “state of rest” in Newton’s first law of motion INERTIA
The real name of Baby Spice Emma Bunton
The title characters in James Fenimore Cooper’s The ____ (1829) are Chingachgook and Uncas Last of the Mohicans
Title song of John Lennon’s second solo album IMAGINE
Type of spear often seen in depictions of Poseidon TRIDENT
Vessel whose sister ships were named Niña and Pinta santa maria
West Side Story song for Anita, Rosalia and the Shark girls AMERICA
Western name for Ibn Sina (c 980-1027), whose Canon of Medicine was a standard textbook at medieval universities avicenna
____ of the Sorrows is a tragic heroine in Irish folklore dierdre