The Times Specialist - Crossword Answers | 2022 11 20

crossword answers
Clue Answer
The quality of seeming solemn and/or wise OWLISHNESS
Took defensive action, originally in a military force closed ranks
US informal expression of approval, often of someone’s appearance hubba hubba
____ clubs provide a form of child care after-school
The main grain used in making bourbon whiskey MAIZE
The larger natural satellite of Mars PHOBOS
Spoke rapidly and/or nonsensically yabbered
Privy to (a secret) IN ON
Online location for manga and similar entertainment WEBCOMIC
Musical form which often amounts to “sacred madrigal” MOTET
In an amusingly unconventional way ZANILY
Gershwin song written for The Goldwyn Follies Love is Here to Stay
George and Weedon ____ wrote The Diary of a Nobody GROSSMITH
Cuban location of a failed landing attempt by US-assisted exiles in 1961 Bay of Pigs
Composer and organist John ____ taught Henry Purcell BLOW
Chinese dynasty, in power AD618-907 TANG
Award won by Georg Solti 31 times and Beyoncé 28 times GRAMMY
Art gallery located in a former railway terminus Musee d'Orsay
An egg-laying and venomous mammal PLATYPUS
Africa’s ____ fly is identifiable by its long proboscis TSETSE
A ____ may be used as preparation for an exam Past paper
A person expected to answer questions interrogatee
A book of prescribed lessons for church services LECTIONARY
1961 film about pool shark “Fast Eddie” Felson The Hustler
“You get an ____, you’re a scientist” (Maureen Lipman in 1980s BT advertising) OLOGY
“Driver” and “conductor” are ____ nouns AGENT