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

  1. Large sandpiper with a slightly upturned bill
  2. Very large retiring relative touching bottom of mattress springs!
  3. European chief negotiator for Britain's exit from the EU
  4. Ministers urge river work on English county
  5. Citadel built after the 1745 Jacobite rising, guarding the sea approaches to Inverness
  6. ____ Wheel, the sister organisation of Rotary International
  7. Makes less of computer records out of line
  8. American base abroad getting single-cell specimens from US
  9. Informal name for bistort, also describing its twisted roots
  10. Informally, an attraction at the southern end of the A23
  11. Cut back around elevated red room with seats
  12. Huge old man first up
  13. The Holy Grail is said to have been hidden in the Chalice Well at the foot of this Somerset hill
  14. 43A would have danced with Chris ____ if he had won his 1976 Wimbledon final
  15. Musical instrument, often used to convey a pastoral mood
  16. Old-fashioned stuffing recipe not normally written down
  17. Type of shellfish from European country mentioned
  18. A "cabbage” butterfly or a major pig breed
  19. A 64ft "Contra Trombone” in Sydney Town Hall is one of the world's longest ____s
  20. ____ and Pembroke are the only two Oxford University colleges on squares of the same name
  21. Using very modern technology
  22. Gala is organised by some of Daphne's family
  23. Hymn fades with one listener looking skywards
  24. Basil ____ won the 1950 design competition for the new Coventry Cathedral
  25. The ____ Sea is bounded by mainland Italy, Sicily, Sardinia and Corsica
  26. Recalled Beethoven dedicatee's acidy stuff
  27. A short-sighted person
  28. Monastery officer in rare upset about business
  29. 1999 Richard Curtis film starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant
  30. The fourth 007 film starring Sean Connery
  31. Terror group around London area in racket, taking land illegally
  32. One who believes that natural objects have desires and intentions
  33. Rock group's work not moving at all
  34. Plant of the Veronica genus, with small blue or pinkish white flowers
  35. Basil ___, the Cape Coloured cricketer who played for Worcestershire, and England from 1966 to 1972
  36. Gives a view over trees
  37. Winner of the 1972 US Open and 1973 French Open
  38. The successor to Enda Kenny as taoiseach, in June 2017
  39. One concerned with the classification of diseases
  40. Many years following pub darts
  41. Love Tessa playing in second movement
  42. Variety of peach with a smooth skin
  43. Part of a sail that may be rolled up to reduce its area
  44. Gypsy inside waits for boring types
  45. French city famed for enamelware, and later, porcelain
  46. Cheers for model
  47. London's ____ has a zoo, theatre, lake and bandstand
  48. A logical basis for a course of action
  49. Expression of contempt about flipping sea captain
  50. Translation of the second word of Caesar's attributed comment "Veni, vidi, vici”
  51. Australian detectives turned up in Queensland plant
  52. Art retailer, noted for iconic posters of the 1970s and 1980s
  53. The last steam engine built by British Railways
  54. Spirit in station swelling
  55. African party in resort as before showing interest in literature
  56. John Aubrey's collection of short biographies about contemporaries such as Hobbes and Milton
  57. The water boa
  58. A resident of Baghdad
  59. ____ directed the films Vera Drake and Mr Turner
  60. Refrained from supporting Asian island endlessly
  61. German behind football club not a City type
  62. ____'s first role with Hammer Film Productions was in The Curse of Frankenstein
  63. Number of yards in a chain
  64. Gossip after Liechtenstein show off
  65. The 17th century in French art and literature
  66. Silver notches left out in clasps
  67. Large duck of the merganser genus
  68. Polish composer whose Venetian Games is his most experimental piece, using "aleatory counterpoint”
  69. Early bumper passes over retreating club bat
  70. Inflatable plastic or rubber mattresses
  71. Noisette moved from grass
  72. Soap in which early characters were Helen Daniels, Des Clarke and Nell Mangel
  73. Edible, yellow, funnel-shaped mushrooms
  74. Addition exercise starts with four and five — nine!
  75. Strict secretiveness within a community
  76. Artist's agent is rough
  77. "What is hope? Nothing but paint on the face of ____” (Byron)
  78. The Duke of Medina Sidonia commanded ____ from his flagship, the Sao Martinho
  79. Worker behind heap of waste with no end of pong?
  80. A tiny amount of something like doubt or evidence