the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 11 10

crossword answers
Clue Answer
Brazilian football club for which Pelé played SANTOS
The service that was provided by Mechanics’ Institutes ADULT EDUCATION
In medieval churches, the ____ was usually close to the main entrance FONT
____ (1389-1464) founded a political dynasty in Florence Cosimo de' Medici
AFRICAN RIVER WITH A DELTA ABOUT 400 MILES FROM THE SEA OKAVANGO
Irena ____ is the only athlete to have held the world record in the 100m, 200m and 400m SZEWINSKA
Nocturnal predatory bird with a screeching call BARN OWL
Floral badge worn in spring by Irish republicans EASTER LILY
Another name for the marsupial Phascolarctos cinereus KOALA BEAR
Collectible items from the period 1901-10 EDWARDIANA
LIKE A WALNUT, A ____ NUT IS STRICTLY THE EDIBLE SEED OF A DRUPE PECAN
For any unsolved clues in this puzzle, ask a “____” to help WALKING ENCYCLOPAEDIA
THE PROBABLE DESTINATION OF A HIKER WITH A SCALLOP SHELL ON THEIR RUCKSACK SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA
Hungary won every Olympic team ____ event from 1928 to 1960 SABRE
FORM OF PASSENGER TRANSPORT INVENTED IN JAPAN, C 1869 RICKSHAW
IANNIS ____ WAS A 20TH-CENTURY COMPOSER WHOSE MUSIC OFTEN USED ARCHITECTURAL OR MATHEMATICAL IDEAS XENAKIS
19th-century German youth who claimed to have grown up in a darkened cell KASPAR HAUSER
John Harvey ____ and Will Keith ____ invented cornflakes KELLOGG
White paint mixture traditionally used as a substrate for painting GESSO
Forces linking atoms, produced by a transfer of electrons IONIC BONDS
“Are you the manager?” “I am the ____, madam” (Fawlty Towers) OWNER
“More ____ discoveries are wrong than right. […] the wrong ones do not get published so often” (Jacob Bronowski) SCIENTIFIC
A member of the Middle East’s largest Christian population COPT
Belgian cyclist who won the Tour de France and Giro d’Italia five times each, and one Vuelta a España EDDY MERCKX
Big ____ is the only US National Park from which you can cross the border into Mexico BEND
Brahms wrote the ____ and Academic Festival overtures as contrasting pieces in 1880 TRAGIC
British actress who starred with Peter Fonda in Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry Susan George
Card game invented in Uruguay, popular in the 1950s CANASTA
Composition for orchestra, chorus and solo singers ORATORIO
Firm named after Japanese characters for “sun” and “rise” HITACHI
Middle Eastern salutation meaning “peace” SALAAM
Name shared by Royal Navy vessels and RAF bombers VALIANT
Othello’s promotion of ____ causes Iago to plot against him CASSIO
Region of India between the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea Malabar Coast
Spanish for “Auntie Mary”, a liqueur made from coffee beans TIA MARIA
The amount by which the value of a nation’s exports exceeds the cost of its imports TRADE SURPLUS
The eight species of ____ are the only old-world mammals with keratin scales covering their skin PANGOLIN
The smallest coin in present-day US currency DIME
To notice something suspicious SMELL A RAT
Transport service connecting all US states except Alaska, Hawaii, South Dakota and Wyoming AMTRAK
____ dioxide is the most abundant compound in the earth’s crust SILICON
____ had a hit with That’s Amore in 1953 DEAN MARTIN
THE ITEM OF CLOTHING FASTENED WITH A WOGGLE NECKERCHIEF
FIRE UP ENERGISE
Most recent British winner of the Olympic 3000m steeplechase, in 1956 CHRIS BRASHER
1972 hit for Elton John, from his Honky Château album ROCKET MAN
A British name for Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda EAST AFRICA
Chatsworth House in Derbyshire is the seat of dukes of ____ DEVONSHIRE
Chinese province bordering Burma, Laos and Vietnam YUNNAN
Swimmer in Greek myth who is mentioned in several Shakespeare plays LEANDER