the times specialist - Crossword Answers | 2019 12 15

crossword answers
Clue Answer
EXCESSIVELY ABUNDANT PLETHORIC
Tennis player who said, in 1984, “I’ll let the racquet do the talking” JOHN MCENROE
The foundling of a novel by Henry Fielding TOM JONES
Star Trek commander played by Marina Sirtis Deanna Troi
Lover and eventual husband of Rosalind in As You Like It ORLANDO
London’s ____ Bridge is also called Victoria Railway Bridge GROSVENOR
Meat from a pig’s thigh HAM
Leg condition that may be treated with sclerotherapy VARICOSE VEINS
Golfer whose official website is shark.com GREG NORMAN
Former Dutch coin, now anything of minimal value STIVER
Footballer who scored 185 goals for Arsenal, 1991-98 Ian Wright
Eutrema japonicum, or the green condiment made from it WASABI
Abalone, also called sea-ear, of the Channel Islands ORMER
When first elected in 1989, William ____ was the youngest Conservative MP HAGUE
What the French call son et lumière SOUND AND LIGHT SHOW
Southernmost of England’s six metropolitan counties WEST MIDLANDS
Common name for Pterolidae, ground-dwelling birds related to pigeons, mostly found in arid areas SANDGROUSE
Codename of the Playstation 4 Pro gaming console NEO
Chaos, named after a mental hospital in London BEDLAM
Anatomical dividing wall, such as the one separating nostrils SEPTUM
One of three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord MENINX
Porsche, Daimler AG, and Mercedes-Benz are headquartered in this city STUTTGART
Game rewarding speed of recognition and reaction SNAP
Pigment used by painters since Roman times green earth
Dutch coach of Nigeria’s victorious 1996 Olympic football team jo bonfrere
French duo who had a hit with D.I.S.C.O. in 1980 OTTAWAN
First part of a trilogy, followed by Purgatory and Paradise INFERNO
GAS WHICH MINERS CALL FIREDAMP METHANE
CHALLENGE ON BLACK AND WHITE SQUARES IN MANY NEWSPAPERS CHESS PROBLEM
WHOOPI GOLDBERG, AUDREY HEPBURN AND DEBORAH KERR HAVE ALL PLAYED ___S IN FILMS NUN
A scruffy child RAGAMUFFIN
THAT PUSHED WHEN ONE EXCEEDS NORMAL LIMITS ENVELOPE
PLAYER OF THE MATCH IN THE 2019 RUGBY WORLD CUP FINAL Duane Vermeulen
____ SUCCEEDED ROMULUS AS A LEGENDARY KING OF ROME NUMA POMPILIUS
EPONYMOUS VILLAIN OF A SERIES OF SCIENCE FICTION FANTASY BOOKS BY EOIN COLFER ARTEMIS FOWL
PORT IN KENT WHERE PERKIN WARBECK TRIED TO LAND IN 1495 DEAL
Jim ____ was a pioneer of country music’s Nashville Sound REEVES
English traveller who gained fame after listing his “life for sale” on eBay in 2008 IAN USHER
Stage name of comedian Robert Davis JASPER CARROTT
The muse of song and dance TERPSICHORE
The majority of the last nine bars in Sibelius’s fifth symphony SILENCE
Wheels or floats on aeroplanes LANDING GEAR
Actor whose roles included maintenance man Mr Harman in Are You Being Served? Arthur English
A sawhorse has a beam joining two ____s A-frame
A variety of pelota JAI ALAI
____ Gryffindor is a Harry Potter character GODRIC
1942 war film for which Noel Coward wrote the screenplay and music, as well as playing a starring role and jointly directing with David Lean In Which We Serve
1929 Thomas Wolfe novel subtitled A Story of the Buried Life Look Homeward Angel
One of six districts in an Italian city, such as Venice SESTIERE
A NEW CHANNEL MADE FOR A RIVER OR CANAL CUT