the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 10 27

crossword answers
Clue Answer
Plant of the daisy family’s “flea-bane” genus ERIGERON
Plant known as Adam’s needle YUCCA
Medieval Latin hymn referenced in many works of classical music DIES IRAE
Irish author whose debut novel was The Country Girls Edna O'Brien
Flat grey sheet of cloud STRATUS
Musical composition used as practice material, or to display virtuosity ETUDE
AUSTRALIAN FEMALE TENNIS PLAYER, CURRENTLY THE WORLD NO 1 Ashleigh Barty
Marks in the same places as Christ’s crucifixion wounds STIGMATA
Lewd bespectacled comic creation of Les Dawson Cosmo Smallpiece
King Lear character with an illegitimate son, Edmund Earl of Gloucester
Jewish woman who witnessed the crucifixion of Jesus MARY MAGDALENE
Horace: “Dolly Levi, you are a damned ____ woman” Dolly: “Why Horace Vandergelder, that is the nicest thing you have ever said to me” (Hello, Dolly!) EXASPERATING
SINEW TENDON
COCONUT HUSK FIBRE COIR
Mercury, to alchemists AZOTH
Le Baiser, an Auguste Rodin sculpture of 1882 THE KISS
Controversial 1959 William S Burroughs novel NAKED LUNCH
Genus to which holly belongs ILEX
French cheese similar to Gruyère COMTE
REGION AT THE EASTERN END OF THE MAINLAND IN ANCIENT GREECE ATTICA
COMPUTER WHICH BEAT GARRY KASPAROV IN A GAME OF CHESS IN 1996 DEEP BLUE
BIRTHMARKS OR MOLES NAEVI
MOZART OPERA ABOUT A KING OF CRETE IDOMENEO
TITLE OF SINGLES BY ARETHA FRANKLIN, NIK KERSHAW, SPLIT ENZ, AND DEBBIE GIBSON ONE STEP AHEAD
A kind of profanity deleted in Watergate tape transcripts EXPLETIVE
Composer of Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Songs of a Wayfarer) GUSTAV MAHLER
Cheshire town which is popular with train-spotters CREWE
A LANTHANIDE, ONE OF FOUR ELEMENTS ALL NAMED AFTER THE SAME MINING VILLAGE IN SWEDEN ERBIUM
1954 EPIC FILM CO-WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY AKIRA KUROSAWA SEVEN SAMURAI
THE AUTHOR OF CRANFORD ELIZABETH GASKELL
ITALIAN FLATBREAD TOPPED WITH HERBS AND SALT FOCACCIA
MAORI TERM FOR SOMEONE OF EUROPEAN DESCENT PAKEHA
SPOOKS CHARACTER, AN MI5 INTELLIGENCE ANALYST, PLAYED BY NICOLA WALKER Ruth Evershed
A SEEMINGLY BOTTOMLESS CHASM ABYSS
CENTRAL CHARACTER OF THE MERCHANT OF VENICE PORTIA
Baseball catcher and manager who said “If you come to a fork in the road, take it” YOGI BERRA
An area of flat unforested grassland STEPPE
American actress; wife of Shakespeare ANNE HATHAWAY
A rounded convex architectural moulding OVOLO
Abbreviated, a weapon such as the Peacekeeper ICBM
“In all my associations with hunters, travellers and naturalists, I have never yet been able to find one who would defend the ____” (Theodore Roosevelt) HYENA
“Love truth, but pardon ____” (Voltaire) ERROR
“The Russians are liars — you can’t trust them” (Harry S Truman, talking about the 1945 ____ conference) POTSDAM
“The ____” is a local informal name for the Witwatersrand scarp REEF
Sumo wrestler RIKISHI
SWISS TOWN IN VALAIS, FAMED AS A SKI RESORT ZERMATT
As a musical instruction, gradually slowing and becoming quieter CALANDO
Capital of Cambodia PHNOM PENH
The ____, Ealing comedy named after a Battersea street LAVENDER HILL MOB
Tangled thickets of shrubs in the southwestern USA CHAPARRAL