the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 12 08

crossword answers
Clue Answer
Colloquial name for a country bumpkin HODGE
Someone born between April 21 and May 20 TAUREAN
Body of water noted for its tidal range BAY OF FUNDY
A maker of barrels COOPER
1952 John Steinbeck novel EAST OF EDEN
A group of armed Zulu warriors IMPI
Cut of meat from between ribs and rump LOIN
Rounded square of cardboard, about 95mm across BEERMAT
DIVINE PERSONIFICATION OF STRENGTH IN GREEK MYTH; CENTRAL CHARACTER IN THE GOD OF WAR SERIES OF VIDEO GAMES KRATOS
King of Mercia who had an earthen barrier built between England and Wales OFFA
____ played the title role in the film Lawrence of Arabia Peter O'Toole
Kurt ____ was chief conductor of the Leipzig Gewandhaus orchestra, 1970-96 MASUR
100 cents in Ethiopia BIRR
Boulevard which runs from the Berlin City Palace to the Brandenburg Gate UNTER DEN LINDEN
FEMALE EX-PUPIL ALUMNA
BRITISH EXPLORER, THE FIRST PERSON TO VISIT THE NORTH POLE AND SOUTH POLE WITHOUT FLYING RANULPH FIENNES
COCKTAIL MADE WITH VODKA AND ORANGE JUICE SCREWDRIVER
A ten millionth of a joule ERG
“A moral, sensible and well-bred man, / Will not ____ me, and no other can” (William Cowper) AFFRONT
A living thing represented in decoration BIOMORPH
Actor who played Reg Holdsworth in Coronation Street Ken Morley
Author of the 1975 novel Humboldt’s Gift SAUL BELLOW
French chef who trained Heston Blumenthal and Marco Pierre White RAYMOND BLANC
River which reaches the sea at Newhaven OUSE
____ beat Maria Sharapova (2011) and Eugenie Bouchard (2014) to become Wimbledon champion PETRA KVITOVA
A colourless orange-flavoured liqueur TRIPLE SEC
The capital of New Jersey TRENTON
Photographic lens which corrects coma and spherical aberration ANASTIGMAT
Nickname given to Private Honus Gant in this 1970 film SOLDIER BLUE
Captain of the victorious West Indies team in the first two cricket world cups CLIVE LLOYD
Home secretary 2016-2018 AMBER RUDD
Venice’s market moved to this district in 1097 RIALTO
ONE EIGHTH OF A DOLLAR, BEFORE US CURRENCY BECAME DECIMAL IN 1794 BIT
CHARLES MARLOW IS THE CENTRAL CHARACTER OF THIS OLIVER GOLDSMITH COMEDY She Stoops to Conquer
The Haut-Rhin and Bas-Rhin departments, a former region of France ALSACE
From the French for “powdered gold”, an 18th and 19th-century decorative technique used for clocks and similar articles ORMOLU
A sliding window frame SASH
Greek name for the Devil in the Book of Revelation APOLLYON
Home ground of Atletico Madrid Wanda Metropolitano
John Denver hit, also recorded by flautist James Galway Annie's Song
Notorious criminal killed with his partner in 1934 CLYDE BARROW
Pedlar of religious works COLPORTEUR
Portuguese runner Fernando ____ held the 10,000m world record for five years from 1984, but won no European or global championship medals MAMEDE
Scottish outlaw, subject of an 1817 novel by Walter Scott ROB ROY
Stage name of rapper and actor Tracy Marrow Ice-T
The fourth and final No 1 single of T. Rex METAL GURU
Zodiac sign between Aquarius and Aries PISCES
Sixth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year ELUL
Slogan associated with Vans apparel OFF THE WALL
The art of growing dwarf trees BONSAI