the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 10 06

crossword answers
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American actor whose comedy roles included that of Dr Michael Hfuhruhurr STEVE MARTIN
In knitting, a completed line of stitches ROW
TO YOKE AN ANIMAL TO A WAGON INSPAN
Rock band formed by brothers Noel and Liam Gallagher OASIS
Fictional rough collie dog created by Eric Knight LASSIE
“If the world were clear, ____ would not exist” (Albert Camus) ART
One who treats eye disorders and defects OCULIST
BOB ____, THE UNDERPAID CLERK IN A CHRISTMAS CAROL CRATCHIT
Roman Catholic doctrine favouring the stricter course in doubtful cases of conscience RIGORISM
Australian fashion designer who opened London’s Flamingo Park boutique in 1973 Jenny Kee
Perennial plant also called livelong ORPIN
Open tart with sweet or savoury filling FLAN
British ocean liner sunk by a German U-boat in 1915 LUSITANIA
Animated cartoon character whose nemesis is Baron Greenback DANGER MOUSE
Organ which produces both egg cells and spermatozoa OVOTESTIS
____ took 2,361 wickets for Middlesex, 1949-82 FRED TITMUS
Cretaceous dinosaur popularly regarded as chief rival to Tyrannosaurus rex TRICERATOPS
1997 Spice Girls song and a BBC TV programme since 2004 Who Do You Think You Are
In Macbeth, ____ flees to Ireland after his father is murdered DONALBAIN
The celebrated astronomical work of Ptolemy ALMAGEST
A CIRCLE IS THE ____ OF POINTS EQUALLY FAR FROM A GIVEN POINT LOCUS
THE EUROPEAN BISON WISENT
The first black person to have a No 1 hit in the UK Singles Chart Winifred Atwell
Informally, Boston (Massachusetts) Bean Town
A current 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown team captain SEAN LOCK
SLAYER OF THE MINOTAUR THESEUS
A dog’s rudimentary inner toe DEWCLAW
Tin Pan Alley song which starts “The night was mighty dark so you could hardly see” SHINE ON HARVEST MOON
Plant with prickly leaves often featured in Corinthian architecture ACANTHUS
ROUGH SILK FABRIC NAMED AFTER A PROVINCE OF CHINA SHANTUNG
Nickname of Al Capone SCARFACE
Norse god of battle, identified with Mars TYR
Canadian country music singer born Eilleen Edwards SHANIA TWAIN
REMOVING A MAGNETIC FIELD, ESPECIALLY FROM A SCREEN DEGAUSSING
Putti CHERUBS
Joanna Lumley was the first house model for this fashion designer JEAN MUIR
Jewish calendar month formerly called Abib NISAN
NATIVE OF RIGA LETT
Benjamin Britten opera, and popular name of Elizabeth I GLORIANA
“It is not the dark place that ____, but the dim eye” (Thomas Carlyle) HINDERS
“____ is for appearing on, not looking at” (Noel Coward) TELEVISION
BY ED SHEERAN AND STORMZY, THE FIRST UK NO 1 SINGLE WITH A TITLE INCLUDING THE PLACE NAME IN THE FINAL WORD TAKE ME BACK TO LONDON
Portable cassette player launched by Sony in 1979 WALKMAN
Mayor of New York City, 1978-89 ED KOCH
Sir Thomas Beecham founded London’s ____ in 1946 rpo
Quiz show whose theme music is called College Boy UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
ASTON VILLA CLUB CAPTAIN WHEN THEY WERE PROMOTED TO THE FIRST DIVISION IN 1988 Allan Evans
Dr Seuss book featuring companions Thing One and Thing Two THE CAT IN THE HAT
Insect mentioned in some vacuum cleaner advertising DUST MITE
In Europe’s catholic countries, the ____ calendar was introduced in 1582 GREGORIAN