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The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 324 June 26 2022 Crossword Answers

Published in The Times Specialist Crossword.

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 324
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“Albinoni’s ____” was mainly by Remo Giazotto ADAGIO
“Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, / Over many a ____ and curious volume” (Edgar Allan Poe) QUAINT
“____ Avenue” is a clich├ęd suburban street name ACACIA
1970s Trollope-based BBC TV costume drama series The Pallisers
A huge fan ADORER
A letter in the Nato alphabet which is also a type of bet YANKEE
A name for the fifth proposition of Euclid, considered harder than the previous four pons asinorum
According to the website, the UK has been a ____ of electricity since 2004 net importer
Actress who Fred Astaire somewhat reluctantly named as his favourite dancing partner Rita Hayworth
Approximately 2,500,000-5,000BC Stone Age
Biblical king of Israel who married Jezebel AHAB
Carlos Castaneda wrote books about training from a ____ SHAMAN
City known as the oil capital of Europe ABERDEEN
Country containing much of the Pamir mountains TAJIKISTAN
EF _____ created the fictional characters Mapp and Lucia BENSON
Fleet Street church whose tower supposedly inspired tiered wedding cakes St Bride’s
Former stately home near the northern edge of Hampstead Heath Kenwood House
French-born composer Arthur ____’s best-known work is Pacific 231, an orchestral portrait of a steam engine HONEGGER
Governmental restriction of ideas, eg by censorship thought control
Gravesend has the world’s oldest surviving cast iron ____ PIER
Historically in England, the offence of supporting papal supremacy praemunire
In formal Christian worship, a singer of solo passages responded to by the choir or congregation CANTOR
In Latin, of sound mind compos mentis
Informally, one metaphorically “in another universe” space cadet
Italian form of streaky bacon, often rolled PANCETTA
ITV series in which George Cole starred as Arthur Daley MINDER
Morally obliged BEHOLDEN
Most intelligent, or careless? QUICKEST
Name for the ace that is always the highest trump in Ombre SPADILLE
Name usually given to the daughter of Herodias, who danced in two gospels SALOME
Novelist who popularised the idea of “U and non-U” language Nancy Mitford
Only Australian to win the Nobel literature prize, in 1973 Patrick White
Oregon’s nickname Beaver State
Riding style used by the Queen at Trooping the Colour before 1987 side-saddle
Rock band founded in Bradford in 1980, still active and still fronted by Justin Sullivan New Model Army
Shaw play about a Salvation Army officer major barbara
Site of a mathematical knight’s tour problem CHESSBOARD
Taking steps in response to something acting on
The Author of Life of Pi Yann Martel
The capital city of Colombia BOGOTA
The dried leaves of this shrub are chewed as a stimulant in South America COCA
The French name for a former province in southwest France gascogne
The only game ____ is the only option worth considering in town
The usual packaging of this cow’s milk cheese from the Jura mountains is effectively a spruce wood bucket VACHERIN
To achieve the desired result do the job
TV series filmed in Videcolor and Supermarionation THUNDERBIRDS
____ played Jessica Fletcher in Murder, She Wrote Angela Lansbury
____ sheep originally came from an island in the St Kilda archipelago Soay