The Times - Concise - Times2 Jumbo 140 - January 7, 2006

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(Childish) train CHOOCHOO
- Asimov, sci-fi author ISAAC
A canceling agent; main inlet (anag.) ELIMINANT
Ancient region by the Adriatic ILLYRIA
Bad winter weather SNOWSTORM
Be convulsed with laughter SPLITONESSIDES
Behave irrationally FREAKOUT
Cane used for walking sticks MALACCA
Change of position REALIGNMENT
Dangerous pit viper COTTONMOUTH
Detector SENSOR
Disorderly retreat ROUT
Disturbed BOTHERED
Done at random INDISCRIMINATE
Eradicates UPROOTS
Extremely unpleasant NOISOME
Fake jewellery IMITATIONPEARLS
Far from moderate EXTREME
Fast-flowing river section RAPIDS
Former Berlin prison SPANDAU
Freedom of action AUTONOMY
Grassy fields MEADOWS
Humorous entertainment COMEDY
In an improper manner INDECENTLY
Intention WILL
It starts Jolly boating weather... ETONBOATINGSONG
Light; entertainment FAIR
Made dirty while being displayed SHOPSOILED
Make a slip (in knitting) DROPASTITCH
Makes eager EXCITES
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Medusa was one GORGON
Mild aversion DISTASTE
Moorish palace in Granada ALHAMBRA
Moral principles ETHICS
Nearly obsolete ONTHEWAYOUT
Not genuine ERSATZ
Not practical THEORETICAL
Obligation DUTY
One believing in divine origin of earth CREATIONIST
Order including whales CETACEA
Oxford institution ASHMOLEANMUSEUM
Planet URANUS
Players of middle-range instruments TENORISTS
Relating to the god of wine BACCHIC
Sacred water lily LOTUS
Set of musical bells CARILLON
Share-owning organisation HOLDINGCOMPANY
Sharpening disc GRINDSTONE
Short journeys EXCURSIONS
Single-celled animal AMOEBA
Sondheim musical SWEENEYTODD
Spell of mild, damp weather in late autumn STMARTINSSUMMER
Suffocates SMOTHERS
They give authors' names in papers BYLINES
Time of shortest day WINTERSOLSTICE
Vehicle ESTATECAR
Verdi opera ILTROVATORE
Wash out RINSE
With a grand manner INSTYLE
Wooded rise (archaic) HURST