the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 10 20

crossword answers
Clue Answer
In skiing, a straight high-speed downhill run SCHUSS
____ REPLACED ASH AS THE MAIN BODY WOOD FOR FENDER GUITARS IN 1956 ALDER
ADULT LEADER OF A PACK OF CUB SCOUTS AKELA
ALWAYS THERE! OMNIPRESENT
Old name for a large merchant ship ARGOSY
INCENSE BURNERS FOR THE HOME Joss sticks
Female journalist writing articles of sentimental appeal SOB SISTER
Charity supporting single-parent families GINGERBREAD
US-born author of verse volumes The Colossus and Ariel SYLVIA PLATH
SMALL CHALK GRASSLAND PLANT WITH PINK FLOWERS RESTHARROW
Colloquial term for the traditional postal system SNAIL MAIL
The brightest star in the constellation Virgo SPICA
MALEVOLENT SPIRIT BELIEVED TO ROB GRAVES AND DEVOUR CORPSES GHOUL
A wealthy well-travelled socialite jet-setter
____ DAY IS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY ON THE FIRST MONDAY AFTER JANUARY 26 AUSTRALIA
A round, semisweet biscuit made from wholemeal flour DIGESTIVE
MUSICIAN SUCH AS HEINZ HOLLIGER OBOIST
“I am discounting reports of UFOs. Why would they appear only to cranks and ____s?” (Stephen Hawking) WEIRDO
Nipper heard ____ in Francis Barraud’s famous painting His Master's Voice
New World burrowing rodent with large cheek pouches GOPHER
Musicians whose playing is on the slide TROMBONISTS
Playwright whose social dramas include Ghosts and The Wild Duck IBSEN
US soprano who died on September 30 — her statement that “pigeonholes are for pigeons” reflected her wide repertoire JESSYE NORMAN
____Knightley played Elizabeth Bennet in the 2005 film of Pride and Prejudice KEIRA
Brightly coloured popular aquarium fish, native to the Amazon basin NEON TETRA
RESTAURANT SPECIALISING IN ROASTED AND BARBECUED MEAT ROTISSERIE
Byzantine emperor responsible for the revision and compilation of Roman imperial law JUSTINIAN
Latin-based name for a group of people summoned to serve on a jury VENIRE
Technology using gas or liquid to operate a control system, rather than electronics FLUIDICS
Affluent London district with grand terraces of white stucco houses BELGRAVIA
____ Cole played Joan Norton in Doc Martin STEPHANIE
French writer of prophesies in rhymed quatrains NOSTRADAMUS
MOST IRRITABLE TESTIEST
Her novel The Sea, The Sea won the 1978 Booker Prize IRIS MURDOCH
SEWER-DWELLING TEENAGE SUPERHEROES WHOSE TRAINER AND ADOPTIVE FATHER IS A MUTANT RAT CALLED SPLINTER NINJA TURTLES
1965 No 1 hit for Sonny and Cher, taken from their debut studio album I GOT YOU BABE
IRISH DRAMATIST WHO WROTE THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD OLIVER GOLDSMITH
HYBRID RED FRUITS WHOSE NAME SHOWS THEIR SCOTTISH ORIGIN TAYBERRIES
ORNAMENTAL POT OR TROUGH FOR FLOWERS JARDINIERE
COMPOSER OF THE GUITAR CONCERTO FANTASIA PARA UN GENTILHOMBRE Joaquin Rodrigo
Common name for Citrus reticulata or its fruit MANDARIN ORANGE
Description of an area like 34A rather than the West End RESIDENTIAL
Late January celebration of Shetland’s Norse heritage Up-Helly-Aa
Small cup used for serving Turkish or espresso coffee DEMITASSE
Tatum ____ was the youngest winner of a competitive Academy award, for her role in Paper Moon O'Neal
The traditional venue for the San Marino Grand Prix IMOLA
The ending (in the British Empire) of slavery after William Wilberforce’s campaigns ABOLITION
The purest and noblest knight of the Round Table SIR GALAHAD