The Times - Specialist - Sunday Times GK Jumbo No 388

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“Every age is fed on illusions, lest men should ____ life early and the human race come to an end” (Joseph Conrad) RENOUNCE
“I generally avoid temptation unless I can’t ____ it” (Mae West) RESIST
“Unexpressed emotions will never die. They are buried alive, and will come forth ____, in uglier ways” (Sigmund Freud) LATER
“____ (dum-dum-dum-dumdy-doo-wah)” (Roy Orbison) Only The Lonely
“____ is magic that works” (Kurt Vonnegut) SCIENCE
1864 novel by Sheridan Le Fanu, subtitled A Tale of Bartram Haugh Uncle Silas
1955 Hitchcock film starring Cary Grant as a retired criminal To Catch A Thief
A film lover CINEASTE
According to his score inscribed by Holst, the conductor Adrian Boult “first caused ____ to shine in public” The Planets
Animals such as Hobbes of Calvin and Hobbes TIGERS
Author of The Joy Luck Club Amy Tan
Beat poet whose collection Howl and Other Poems was published in 1956 Allen Ginsberg
Boris Johnson’s optimistic 2019 description of a Brexit deal oven-ready
Central subject of socialite Emily Post’s books ETIQUETTE
Dickens bride who lived in Satis House Miss Havisham
Duluth, at the western end of ____, is the world’s furthest inland port reachable by oceangoing ships Lake Superior
Element called “inflammable air” by Henry Cavendish, who is generally credited with discovering it HYDROGEN
England goalie involved in a 2023 strip dispute Mary Earps
English art critic who wrote Modern Painters John Ruskin
European waterway containing the Portland area the Channel
Experience shared by Andrew Johnson, Bill Clinton and Donald Trump IMPEACHMENT
Feline owned by Lewis Carroll’s Duchess cheshire cat
Football team who play at Riverside Stadium MIDDLESBROUGH
Grammatical case expressing ownership POSSESSIVE
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Grape variety that can be suffixed by grigio and noir PINOT
Hairstyle promoted by the Black is Beautiful movement AFRO
In painting, the French equivalent of “still life” nature morte
Informal name for some kinds of delphinium LARKSPUR
Italian equivalent of the Hawaiian “aloha” CIAO
Like stilettos, for example high-heeled
Modern mechanical puppetry ANIMATRONICS
Most rushed HASTIEST
Nickname for the Bell UH-1 Iroquois helicopter HUEY
One who makes an opposing statement contradictor
Part of Scotland where George Orwell completed the novel 1984 Isle of Jura
Plants often seen out in numbers on March 17th? SHAMROCKS
Rat who mentors the Teenage Mutant Turtles SPLINTER
Relatively easy to put on over your head slip-over
Richard Nixon presented this singer with a special Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs badge in 1970 Elvis Presley
Routes like the M60 or Coventry’s A4053 ring roads
Singer who released Hurdy Gurdy Man in 1968 DONOVAN
Singer whose debut album A Little Deeper won the 2002 Mercury Music Prize Ms Dynamite
The green cormorant; a type of tobacco SHAG
The Principality of ____ included Perpignan between 1493 and 1659 CATALONIA
The ____ massacre took place at an 1819 rally in Manchester supporting political reform PETERLOO
Three connected rhymed lines in poetry TERCET
Tradesperson informally known as a sparky ELECTRICIAN
Vessel for a shaken and not stirred cocktail? Martini glass