The Times - Specialist - Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 254

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“A ____ lady there never was seen / Than the blind beggar’s daughter of Bethnal Green” (17th-century ballad lyrics) FAIRER
:) or :( EMOTICON
According to ____’s razor, assumptions should be minimised in explanations OCCAM
Actor best known for playing Inspector Clouseau’s boss Herbert Lom
American city whose local teams won the Super Bowl and World Series in 1979 PITTSBURGH
American city whose local teams won the Super Bowl and World Series in 2004 BOSTON
And also not nor yet
Artist using copper, wax and acid ETCHER
Attacked with a bludgeon COSHED
Broadway musical based on a comic strip about an orphan ANNIE
Celia ____ played Miss Babs in Acorn Antiques IMRIE
Colonel ____ was a pompous jingoistic character created by David Low in 1934 BLIMP
Defensive playing style in cricket dead bat
Edible mollusc with projections on the hinge of its shell wing oyster
English football club whose colours were adopted by Juventus in 1903 notts County
Environmental factors affecting a crop, especially in wine-making TERROIR
Flexible elongated organ possessed by many molluscs TENTACLE
Frame on which traitors were dragged to their place of execution HURDLE
French region at the western end of the Pyrenees Pays Basque
Grant Wood painting of a man with a pitchfork and his daughter American Gothic
Has very much … money or hypocrisy, frequently stinks of
In a ____, a horse rider stays in the saddle sitting trot
In Japanese cuisine, a soy sauce and rice wine glaze TERIYAKI
Influential designer of 1940s and 1950s electric guitars Leo Fender
Mary I married Philip II of Spain in this cathedral in 1554 WINCHESTER
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Member of a Turkic ethnic group in central Asia KAZAKH
Naked in the altogether
Nickname for Napoleon Bonaparte Little Corporal
Painter of The Garden of Earthly Delights Hieronymus Bosch
Parasitoid insect which is in fact a kind of wasp ichneumon fly
Political party led by John Hume, 1979-2001 SDLP
Possibly approximate principles, based on practice rules of thumb
Regent’s Park’s ____ Circle surrounds Queen Mary’s Gardens and the open-air theatre INNER
Rock fragments ejected by a volcano Tephra
Sculptor whose Winged Figure is on the south-east corner of John Lewis’s Oxford Street branch Barbara Hepworth
Shropshire village with remains of a Roman city at the end of Watling Street WROXETER
Skippy the ____ was a 1960s TV character bush kangaroo
Someone or something you don’t want to look at a sight
Tedious details MINUTIAE
The A38 between Plymouth and Exeter devon Expressway
The only one of the USA’s original 13 states with no Atlantic coastline PENNSYLVANIA
The site of a Saxon royal palace in Berkshire Old Windsor
To listen surreptitiously EARWIG
Traditional feature of British churchyards yew trees
Tree whose wood is more durable if kept wet ALDER
Undesired effect of flash photography red-eye
Wind instrument technique tonguing
Writer of stories set in the fictional town of Malgudi in southern India R K Narayan
Yorkshire port, Britain’s main source of jet WHITBY
____ Xiaoping became China’s de facto leader in 1978 DENG