Category: The Times – Specialist 1 October 2017
Singer and actress who gained fame as mechanic Charlene Robinson
Any of various prophesying women of classical antiquity
Fabric made with waste silk
That being the case
Gulfweed, or a floating mass of it
The killing of a god
The Winter’s Tale’s “snapper-up of unconsidered trifles”
Nascar, drag and dirt racing venue in Concord, North Carolina
Political satire novel originally subtitled A Fairy Story
Shakespeare character whose final line is “Now go thy ways, thou hast tame...
A direction-finding instrument
An alarm signal, often sounded on a bell
Elias ____’s collection of rarities formed the basis of an Oxford museum
Strong solution of sodium or potassium hydroxide
Fritz ____’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, first published in Germ...
The first US secretary of state chosen by Donald Trump
Measure of energy available for mechanical use
The tower of a church
Type of light which flashes on and off very quickly
Personification, given the name Artemis, of liberty in ancient Greece
Retired professors who retain their titles
1966 single by Marvin Gaye and Kim Weston
Actress who hosted the religious programme Praise Be!
South African vultures
Billy ____ is the stage name of singer William Broad
Folklore figure played by Kate Moss in Blackadder: Back & Forth
The “Kritik der Politischen Oekonomie” of Karl Marx
Harry Potter’s aunt and uncle live in Little Whinging in this English coun...
The national anthem of this island republic is La Bayamesa
Those who were in favour of the end of slavery
Nation with territory in both Asia and Europe
Pouch used for sending of documents overseas, free from customs inspection
Short name for a wild or half-tamed horse
A jill or gill, or a hob
An orthodox school of Hinduism, which sees the universe as consisting of conscio...
Exercise equipment used for several disciplines
Substance used for cleaning leather
Graphical symbol often loosely referred to as a smiley
The H of HRT
The traditional head-dress of a bishop
Musical comedy drama series set in William McKinley High School
___ is described as the oldest city in the Netherlands
Poet who wrote How Do I Love Thee?
Self-declared king of Israel, killed at the wood of Ephraim
2007 film based on a 1998 novel by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Alternative to “emersion” as the reappearance of a celestial body fo...
Strong demands for action
Casino card game based on red and black diamonds
Former name of the city regarded as the cultural capital of Karnataka, India
The 1942-3 ____ campaign was named after the largest of the independent Solomon ...
Hyundai model known in some countries as Verna and Solaris
The Queen celebrated her 91st birthday at ____ racecourse
Tool typically used to create a small hole for a nail or screw
One of only two US states not divided into counties
Pseudonym of Louis Marie-Julien Viaud, an author of exotic novels based on his l...
“Mankind are an ____ race. Give them but bugbears and idols — it is ...
A location, sometimes notional, for a sporting offender