Category: The Times – Specialist
3-March-2019 | Page 1 of 1 | Crossword Zone 301 Clues & Answers

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