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3-March-2019 | Page 1 of 1 | Crossword Zone 301 Clues & Answers

  1. No speech impediment Earl picked up from Greek character
  2. Poet like Pindar or Horace
  3. One who gives up easily
  4. Spotted swine without heads and hound without owner
  5. Italics in clues indicate one of the seven ____ books owned by today's setter, as a source of the Q and A
  6. Charlie on brass is soft
  7. Female badgers
  8. The lingua franca of the Hanseatic League
  9. Gurnard in cans, Australian not English
  10. ____ played male and female school heads in 1950s British comedy films
  11. Ancient alphabet of the British Isles, now only visible on stone monuments
  12. Pressure-relieving pad rejected? Bin it!
  13. Informally, an athlete like Emil Zatopek or Mo Farah
  14. Music: Paired percussion instrument created in Cuba, around 1900
  15. Bury up north picked up — Hearts knocked out
  16. Enthusiasm's shown up with no little energy in scraps
  17. In Greek myth, Apollo's twin sister
  18. The English Language: George Bernard Shaw said there were touches of the philologist and phonetician Henry ____ in Pygmalion
  19. Troops caught by night in preparation as before
  20. Showjumper Richard ____ won three Olympic gold medals
  21. Certainly boring church conference, say — it reduces one to silence
  22. Irritate transvestite turning around in colourful stripes
  23. In Jane Austen's Emma, Jane Fairfax is Miss Bates's ____
  24. Full, especially with food
  25. Amateur move on and off the straight at Gleneagles
  26. In 2008, Paul ____ became the first black British manager in England's top football division
  27. Changes brought about 100 enlarged vessels
  28. Ruling family in Mervyn Peake's Gormenghast trilogy
  29. 2007 Disney film combining live action filming, traditional animation and CGI
  30. Berks doctor removed braces
  31. Absolute tenacity while ascending outside run in ice ridge
  32. ____ Elkins was the eponymous character in a 1960s film
  33. Food: Writer given most credit for leading British tastes in a new direction, from the 1950s onwards
  34. A Great Highland ____ usually has three drones
  35. Sign that an exchange is ready to initiate a phone call
  36. Fine arresting extremes of opulent love poem
  37. Gardens conveyed in painting first class
  38. This pass was the scene of a battle between Persians and outnumbered Greeks
  39. William Ralph ____, Dean of St Paul's cathedral, was nominated three times for the Nobel prize for literature
  40. Large shopping centre just off the M25 near Dartford
  41. With openings say, around one, ring first
  42. Fellow safe till down under
  43. Behaving arrogantly or condescendingly
  44. Items offered on Gumtree are often '____
  45. No little following for gala occurring in Washington summer?
  46. Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew is mostly set in ____
  47. Wild reveller, alternatively huge person getting a change of direction
  48. I could ____ a Mandrake Restorative Draught in my sleep' (Lockhart, in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)
  49. Avenue where the Tour de France has finished since 1975
  50. Miss Right, very small
  51. ____ particles include neutrinos and bosons
  52. Description concealing rent out of date
  53. The answer to this is carefully' (Delia Smith on How to ____)
  54. Alloy of lead, tin and antimony, developed by Gutenberg
  55. Short service before mass presages rejoicing
  56. Moslem ruler is male, always
  57. Classical Literature: In Terence's play The ____, the title character is a present from Phaedria to Thais
  58. ____ at End House is the sixth Agatha Christie novel featuring Hercule Poirot
  59. Endless cod for each individual and my charges are small
  60. Foodstuff also known as hardtack
  61. Shock with bag — one should keep locks in order
  62. Lost? Take a satnav regularly when going north
  63. Alloy, usually not including the second metal in its name
  64. Drug called diamorphine when prescribed for pain relief
  65. Leaving railway, deliberate about getting drunk
  66. The beautiful witch in the 1964-72 TV sitcom Bewitched
  67. One square metre area adopted by resort
  68. Marine arthropod often seen in fossil form
  69. Weight redistribution device used in winter walks
  70. Rachel disturbed about case of poorest in capital
  71. English Literature: Scriptwriter who created the Daleks
  72. Murphy holds very colourful skin marker
  73. Author of the 1947 novel Under the Volcano
  74. Australian informal expression for 'unimpressive' — a British equivalent with one letter inserted
  75. Opening line forgotten, almost disastrously
  76. Soldier eats a blue biscuit
  77. The Bible: In St Paul's writing, a charismatic preacher
  78. A ____ is intended to keep rain out of a tent
  79. Labour party leader between Lansbury and Gaitskell
  80. Children's Literature: Series created by Dr Seuss, including The Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs and Ham
  81. Prohibition covering liquor and one's backing revolution
  82. Did stuff on Emirates put over in pale-green colour
  83. Highlight of music hall performances by Wilson, Keppel and Betty
  84. Possible part of the process of solving a crossword clue
  85. One mocks Stokes put in difficulty
  86. Clothing design technique popularised in the late 1960s