the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 11 17

crossword answers
Clue Answer
AUSTRALIAN WHO SWAM TO THREE OLYMPIC GOLDS IN 2008 STEPHANIE RICE
Former Channel 4 reality TV show narrated by Michael Kitchen FAKING IT
Father of Atlas, Prometheus, and Epimetheus IAPETUS
Stand with shelves for displaying ornaments, etc WHATNOT
Writer and director of The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover PETER GREENAWAY
Philip Hammond succeeded George ____ as chancellor of the exchequer OSBORNE
BRAND OF CARS MANUFACTURED BY AVTOVAZ, A RUSSIAN COMPANY OWNED BY THE RENAULT GROUP LADA
____ is a collection regarded as including the earliest prose stories in British literature The Mabinogion
World Rally Drivers’ Championship winner, 2013-2018 Sebastien Ogier
The Derby is held at this racecourse EPSOM
Informally, a large odd-toed ungulate of Africa and southern Asia RHINO
The largest city of the Crimean peninsula SEVASTOPOL
SPANISH DANCE; A SHORT JACKET BOLERO
Irish-born entertainer, noted for drag and impressions DANNY LA RUE
UPRIGHT PART OF A STEP RISER
PERTAINING TO THE KIDNEYS RENAL
PLANT GENUS WHICH FORMERLY INCLUDED COMMON HEATHER ERICA
THE GREAT ____, A CHALK DOWNLAND BIRD IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND, BECAME EXTINCT IN 1832, AND WAS REINTRODUCED ON SALISBURY PLAIN IN 2003 BUSTARD
THE INVASIVE HYBRID PLANT CROCOSMIA X CROCOSMIIFLORA, ILLEGAL TO PLANT OR GROW IN THE WILD IN BRITAIN SINCE 2010 MONTBRETIA
THE HOME TOWN OF MARY AND JOSEPH NAZARETH
POET KNOWN AS THE GEORGIAN LAUREATE, FATHER OF A 20TH-CENTURY TOWN PLANNER LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE
WARTIME AIRBASE WHERE MANCHESTER AIRPORT NOW STANDS RAF Ringway
THE SHIRE HORSE OF ANIMAL FARM BOXER
AN AMPHIBIAN LARVA TADPOLE
____ and Bertrand Russell wrote Principia Mathematica ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD
Devon town which gives its name to a type of lace HONITON
Andre ____ beat Andrei Medvedev at Roland-Garros in 1999 to complete a career grand slam AGASSI
Nigel Richards is the reigning ____ world champion SCRABBLE
Artist who said “I don’t paint things. I only paint the differences between things” HENRI MATISSE
“In difficult and desperate cases, the ____ counsels are the safest” (Livy) BOLDEST
1969 road movie with Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper EASY RIDER
1985 Howard Jones single with a TV parody video by Godley & Creme LIFE IN ONE DAY
Decadent western culture, according to Rastafarians BABYLON
Earth is the best-known example of this type of spheroid OBLATE
Legal right to retain another’s property until a debt is paid LIEN
Medieval literary language, related to French and Catalan PROVENCAL
Mia ____ won two Olympic gold medals and two World Cups with the US women’s national soccer team HAMM
Series of Broadway revue shows staged from 1907 to 1931 ZIEGFELD FOLLIES
The line from which a darts player throws OCHE
The loser in ____ is left with a card which cannot be paired OLD MAID
The pen name of Eric Arthur Blair GEORGE ORWELL
The strip cut by a scythe or mowing machine SWATHE
X-SHAPED CROSSING OF OPTIC NERVES CHIASMA
THE FOURTH PERSON TO WALK ON THE MOON ALAN BEAN
Ancient tribe whose most famous leader was Boudicca ICENI
Jodie Foster’s character in The Silence of the Lambs CLARICE STARLING
Most ____ elements are in the lanthanide series RARE EARTH
Standard colour of US military vehicles and GI uniforms in the Second World War OLIVE DRAB
Toyota’s luxury car brand LEXUS
____, or What You Will TWELFTH NIGHT