The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 329 July 31 2022 Crossword Answers

The Times – Specialist – Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 329
Clues Answers
“In ____, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles” (David Ben-Gurion) ISRAEL
“Life is very short and there’s no time / For fussing and fighting my friend” (____, The Beatles) We Can Work It Out
“Nixon was so crooked that he ____ servants to help him screw his pants on every morning” (Hunter S Thompson) NEEDED
“Oh I want to take you home / I want to give you children / You might be my ____, yeah” (Pulp) GIRLFRIEND
“On the _____, nobody knows you’re a dog” (from a Peter Steiner New Yorker cartoon) INTERNET
“Once I had a love and it was a gas / Soon turned out had a ____” (Blondie) Heart Of Glass
“The ____ is political” (Feminist political slogan) PERSONAL
“Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? All the rest of you, if you’ll just rattle your jewellery” (_____) John Lennon
1932 film in which Greta Garbo wanted “to be alone” Grand Hotel
1997 Booker prize winner, for The God of Small Things Arundhati Roy
A brandy made from morello cherry juice KIRSCH
A more common term for potassium carbonate POTASH
A portable cooking appliance and food warmer HOTPLATE
A ____ implant may help deaf people to perceive sounds COCHLEAR
According to a wartime saying, American soldiers in England were “____, oversexed and over here” OVERPAID
Actor nominated for Oscars for roles in The English Patient and Schindler’s List Ralph Fiennes
Actor whose 1959 autobiography My Wicked, Wicked Ways was published posthumously Errol Flynn
Actress who played the lead in Atonement Keira Knightley
Best-selling Ford model of the 1980s and 1990s ESCORT
Billy Joel hit covered by Westlife in 2001 Uptown Girl
Birth and burial place of potter Josiah Wedgwood Stoke-on-Trent
Chinese romanization system, used by the UN since 1986 PINYIN
Danny Boyle’s directorial debut, a 1994 Edinburgh-set black comedy Shallow Grave
Effete men overly-concerned with appearance FOPS
First non-Oxbridge university to be ranked first in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide (2022 edition) Saint Andrews
Glenn Miller hit covered by Celine Dion in 2002 at last
Henry ____ coined the phrase “She who must be obeyed” Rider Haggard
In football, this is increased by injuries, but not throw-ins stoppage time
In Greek myth, a monster such as Medusa GORGON
In human anatomy, this is connected to the caecum APPENDIX
In simple music, other words for the same notes as “Three blind mice” hot cross buns
Insects that steal and enslave the pupae of other insects Amazon Ants
Member of a left-wing society founded in 1884, named after a Roman general known as Cunctator FABIAN
Mumtaz Mahal’s mausoleum was built in this city AGRA
Name for Gabriel Syme in a 1908 GK Chesterton novel THURSDAY
Nationality of a person born in Bamako MALIAN
New York borough containing Prospect Park BROOKLYN
Novel about the sex life of poet Isadora Wing on a trip to Europe Fear of Flying
Pontiff and scholar who, according to medieval legend, gave birth during a procession Pope Joan
Second film in a franchise starring Sigourney Weaver ALIENS
Shipping forecast area between Lundy and Malin irish sea
Singer who had a Superbowl “wardrobe malfunction” Janet Jackson
Specialised cutting tool, sometimes called shears tin snips
Term for the larva of an insect such as a beetle GRUB
Thetford is home to a statue of actor Arthur ____ LOWE
Title held by a religious leader like a Sufi master SHEIKH
Waters off the coast of Vietnam where the USS Maddox was allegedly attacked twice in August 1964 Gulf of Tonkin
____ played Tony Montana in Scarface Al Pacino

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