The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 312 April 3 2022 Crossword Answers

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 312
Clues Answers
“Bores have succeeded to dragons, and I have shivered too many ____s in vain ever to hope for their extirpation” (Disraeli) LANCE
“Shakespeare wrote Moby-Dick, using Melville as a ____” (Ray Bradbury) Ouija board
“Taunts are not so sharp as ____” (The Song of Hiawatha) ARROWS
“You shall not bob us out of our ____: if you do, our melancholy upon your head!” (Troilus and Cressida) MELODY
“____ and wisdom are not opposing values” (Bill Clinton) STRENGTH
1951 black and white sci-fi film starring Cesar Romero The Lost Continent
19th-century professor of geology at Cambridge, who established the Cambrian period from research in Wales Adam Sedgwick
A seducer of women in some 17th and 18th century plays LOTHARIO
Apostle to whom a Gospel was traditionally attributed MATTHEW
Arrangement allowing conflicting parties to coexist peacefully modus vivendi
Australian-born photographer famed for her baby portraits and calendars Anne Geddes
Bandleader who popularised Latin American music in the UK in the 1950s and 1960s Edmundo Ros
Belgian actor noted for his roles in martial arts and action films Jean-Claude Van Damme
Cake soaked in alcoholic syrup, often served with cream rum baba
Collection of stories with morals, including The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs Aesop’s Fables
EastEnders character played by June Brown, 1985-93 and 1987-2020 Dot Cotton
Ecclesiastical council; astrological conjunction of planets SYNOD
Egyptian construction project of the 1960s, completed with assistance from Soviet Russia aswan dam
Firearm intended to disperse crowds rather than cause serious injury riot gun
Former boxer nicknamed The Dark Destroyer Nigel Benn
Former state given nominal independence by South Africa in 1976, part of the Eastern Cape province since 1994 TRANSKEI
Goldsmith play first called The Mistakes of a Night She Stoops to Conquer
Historically, a band of Zulu warriors IMPI
Holland and Belgium the Low Countries
Impressionist Alfred ____ painted rural scenes around Paris SISLEY
In maths, a ___ equals zero when multiplied by itself NILPOTENT
Italian recipient of the 1997 Nobel literature prize Dario Fo
Joints with flaring tenons fitting into matching mortises DOVETAILS
Madagascan lemur; a nautical term showing compliance aye-aye
Manhattan area between Houston Street and Canal Street SOHO
Member of the sect associated with the Dead Sea Scrolls ESSENE
Moon of Jupiter discovered from photographs taken by Voyager 1 in 1979 THEBE
Pesticide banned in some countries since 1972 DDT
Poet Laureate from 1972 until his death in 1984 Sir John Betjeman
Proper conduct in Confucianism TAO
Russian city on the Dnieper River, near the Belarus border SMOLENSK
Site of the tower mentioned in Genesis 11 BABEL
Sponging off others on the scrounge
Tennis player ranked world No 1 in singles for a record 237 consecutive weeks Roger Federer
The 1521 ____ declared Martin Luther to be an outlaw diet of worms
The director of Brokeback Mountain Ang Lee
The scapula shoulder blade
The single-word anagram of DENOMINATE EMENDATION
The ____ flows through New York (state), Pennsylvania and Maryland Susquehanna River
Theme song for the former soap opera Howards’ Way Always There
US English term meaning “allocated proportionately” PRORATED
Vegetable called rutabaga in the US SWEDE
____ pear is an apple-shaped variety native to eastern Asia NASHI

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