the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 12 01

crossword answers
Clue Answer
ROUND TABLE SEAT KEPT FOR THE KNIGHT WHO WOULD SUCCEED IN THE QUEST FOR THE GRAIL, FATAL TO OTHERS WHO SAT IN IT SIEGE PERILOUS
VISHNU AVATAR, OFTEN DEPICTED WITH A BOW AND ARROW RAMA
LAKE ____ IS THE LARGEST LYING WHOLLY IN SWITZERLAND NEUCHATEL
Wader with a long horizontally flattened beak SPOONBILL
STANDARD MONETARY UNIT OF HONDURAS LEMPIRA
Quite the opposite across the Channel AU CONTRAIRE
Plant native to southern Europe, with finely divided leaves, also known as the fennelflower love-in-a-mist
& 32A: Irish novelist who wrote Tara Road MAEVE
“River Thames or ____” say OS maps, for stretches above Dorchester ISIS
“That fellow seems to me to possess but one ____, and that is a wrong one” (Samuel Johnson) IDEA
2019 World Cup-winning captain SIYA KOLISI
2019 World Cup-winning captain EOIN MORGAN
Actress who plays Fleabag’s godmother OLIVIA COLMAN
Aircraft or anti-aircraft cannon, named after the Zurich district where it was made OERLIKON
An outgoing, socially confident person EXTROVERT
Area of late 19th and early 20th-century popular music publishing, around New York’s West 28th Street TIN PAN ALLEY
Six ____ is 720 FACTORIAL
The model of chivalry in Arthurian romance SIR LANCELOT
A grassy treeless plain in South America LLANO
Former marine industry which was physically taxing and dangerous for its main workers PEARL DIVING
France’s Opal coast is in this department Pas-de-Calais
German city, nicknamed “Quadratestadt”, as its streets are laid out in a grid pattern MANNHEIM
From ____ Town Pier, the world’s oldest surviving cast iron pier, you can catch a ferry to Tilbury GRAVESEND
The ____ suit, late 19th century dress for children, was inspired by Reginald B Birch’s illustrations in a novel FAUNTLEROY
In Germany this is called Krankenstand SICK LEAVE
Technology firm based in Mountain View, California GOOGLE
The first Patricia Cornwell novel featuring Kay Scarpetta POSTMORTEM
See 24A BINCHY
The last Cambridge college to admit women, in 1988 MAGDALENE
The Russell-Einstein ____ of 1955 led to the peace-seeking Pugwash Conferences MANIFESTO
Tree of the Caledonian forest, also seen in EH Shepard’s illustrations in Winnie the Pooh SCOTS PINE
Thick cut of beef fillet steak, usually serving two people CHATEAUBRIAND
Largest US national park, mostly in northwest Wyoming YELLOWSTONE
Composer of the ballet Agon, first performed in 1957 STRAVINSKY
Home ground of Warwickshire County Cricket Club EDGBASTON
Informally, a Radio 4 comedy show first broadcast in 1978 HITCHHIKER
Forename of Lautner, Momsen or Swift TAYLOR
Lady Tremaine is Cinderella’s ____ STEPMOTHER
POINT WHERE A LEAF OR TWIG IS ATTACHED TO A STEM NODE
OUTER MARKINGS ON A TENNIS COURT TRAMLINES
Blissfully happy — “superlunary” apparently OVER THE MOON
Capacity for rational, especially highly developed, thought INTELLECT
City incorporated with Jaffa in 1950 TEL AVIV
Cricket fielding position between the slips and point GULLY
Denmark’s second largest city, European Capital of Culture in 2017, along with Paphos in Cyprus AARHUS
Lippo ____, quattrocentro artist who painted Madonna and Child Enthroned LIPPI
Members of a Protestant Church originating in 1772 as a revival of the Bohemian Brethren MORAVIANS
Michael Le Vell’s character in Coronation Street Kevin Webster
In their six matches against England, ____’s national football team drew with them three times, then lost three times MONTENEGRO
Foxes and rabbits may be squatters in these homes SETTS