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Jumbo Crossword - 117

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

ACROSS:
1    A fine fellow with capacity for good humour (10)
6    Up to a bit of fun, tilers scamp the job (5)
10    Rick, who may be unorthodox (6)
16    Takes something the wrong way (4)
18    In the plane we go again (4)
19    Pole writes a poem (5)
21    Half the city raves after them, think the despots! (7)
24    Pioneers are harassed still (2,6)
26    Girl who's into grass gets pot plant (8)
27    Triumphant cry from whaler cut short (3)
28    Killer did lose heart and got cross (3)
30    Regional publication? (5)
32    Girl openly not seen (3)
33    Many a teetotaller can appear dull (4)
35    Boring occasion for rose to come in fuddled (8)
37    Smacked - and took pleasure in it (8)
38    Lose out unfortunately with father in Texas city (2,4)
39    Muslim ruler if under some heat (5)
41    In favour of a warning shout, we hear, of course (3)
42    Pipes for air intake? (7)
45    Frenchman posing as an artist with not so loud bird (5)
46    Depression on land in Shire (3)
48    Is returning king before one somebody from the Middle East? (7)
50    Mid-morning tea for cash? (3)
52    Invest capital, perhaps? (7)
53    Stae leaves nothing? (4,2)
56    Smart holding Reagan to be incurable (7)
57    Pixie and col devastated this cricket team of cops (6,2)
59    Promissory note given in rather curious circumstances? (3)
62    Abominable naughtiness is too much for this romantic German poet who went mad (5)
64    Gelderland city  is edenic to begin with (3)
65    Forceful assertiveness some assertive he-men celebrated (9)
67    Five-franc piece being the European currency unit (3)
69    Office of the Frenchman is back in animal house (5)
70    The girl who's be the boss in time (5)
71    Very superior person with some Rasttafarion backing (4)
72    Not those for which the sea is endless (5)
74    They have variety in the shades of sticks? (4)
75    Learnt, perhaps, what the charge for hiring is (6)
76    Uses method of drying that is really Edward's (4)
78    Possibly Myrtle and mum create friction (5)
79    Ladies' fashion models (6)
82    Chooses to cease (4)
84    Was salt added to a Japanese mustard? (6)
86    Discordant noises coming from bone material (6)
88    I say dump NBA star O'Neal (4)
89    Gold in the northern ocean causes sickness (6)
90    Victory of endless truism, perhaps, shows excellent tastes! (5)
92    A Nobel Prize writer appearing amidships during the Aorangi departures (4)
94    Refusal by art gallery to use symbolic characters (6)
95    Grating noise from snake run over (4)
96    Monster, one captured by monk (5)
97    Small ball to be commercial (4)
99    He's landed in Scotland (5)
101    Laity as fitted into the cartographic boot (5)
103    Swimmer given shelter back (3)
104    Had a break with deadly one (9)
107    Paulo and Tome look lonely without it. (3)
108    We've been following this custom for some time (5)
110    Sit around when leading, in short (3)
111    Smooth colonel finally entering main eating-place (8)
113    Fool, for example, has first class spear (7)
116    Southern wines drunk for the strength they provide (6)
118    Bear backed up against some ash container for one Scottish portraitist (7)
121    The creature which almost made one gasp (3)
123    Curiously mad sort of celebrity (7)
125    Force to start being runner (3)
126    Introduction Rex put into verse (5)
127    Continually active whilst in decline? (2,3,2)
129    Objective I am out to get (3)
131    Some soberness in the Swiss capital (5)
133    Turnover, soup later (3,3)
135    Mother has to laugh at an artist (yes, German or Indian dignitary) (8)
138    Getting away with escudo counterfeiting (8)
141    Fatherly figure one can get a rise out of (4)
142    Copy a Gibraltar resident (3)
144    Catches with strap arrangement (5)
146    Drink for the cruel marquis who lost his head (3)
148    She may be seen during a lunar eclipse (3)
149    Movingly depict an academic (8)
151    It's a drag, having slug in fungus (4-4)
155    Unusually thin I am getting Vitamin B (7)
156    Prig with little money and far from courteous (5)
157    Just the girl for a battle against the Russians! (4)
158    "Tourist Traps" author (4)
159    Putting the question of a model's activity? (6)
160    Ages taken on Sky sport (5)
161    Dishonest barker's given leave to be keeping a very low profile (5,5)

DOWN:
2    Rugby player is crafty one of pair (3-4)
3    Kind of stand for the players (4)
4    West-end ceremony has become hackneyed (5)
5    That there gorge's eastern half (3)
6    The letters said to practise (3)
7    The way an economic index is discussed (3)
8    In a way it means this month (4)
9    Looks for spinning reels (5)
11    Religious leader upset Lola at Hay (9)
12    Do jam room characters where chief steward needs them (5,4)
13    Number one in Spain - on nothing? (3)
14    In the main they produce pleasure or wild curses perhaps (5,7)
15    Scraps leaving poor man in tears (8)
17    Begin discussion we hear about the piece of jewellery (6)
20    In light hours Daisy is not in (3)
21    Thanks me for being meek and mild (4)
22    A portion's put out to kill vermin (3,6)
23    Unconscious urges reared in "Star Wars" (3)
25    Strip quietly and fish (4)
26    A lot many Romans many can view initially? (3)
29    Slaver Doctor John returns (5)
31    Rodman beginning again with a girl's backing (5)
34    Sailor is backed to exhibit those foot bones to which the leg is articulated (5)
35    Where to go to shoot duck? (6)
36    Cocktail might I say (3-3)
40    Bedraggled fur wrapped round a German lady (4)
43    How one danced when not quite sober? (6)
44    She is relatively pleasant about one point (5)
47    Get into a boil about ban (9)
49    Believed to have erupted damagingly (7)
51    Running slowly, like some fish? (9)
53    "Too much sex?" "Yes," Clive snarled (11)
54    Gamble on finding a small monocle (4)
55    One might have some hope of it in the sky (3)
56    One may take a rest with this shooting stick (3)
58    Stories of the poetic king (6)
60    Muscat has a lot from the Roman Islands (6)
61    Covering flying in a flight (3)
63    Like second letter newspaper leader rated (8)
65    One striving to win (4)
66    Lodge payment for use of the port (7,4)
68    Carl joins a member of the opposite sex (5)
71    Coming once a week, they stayed with us erratically (8)
73    Latin and you found in secret tunnel (2,2)
77    Final melodies Maureen notes (4,5)
80    It's said to draw attention to an edge (4)
81    The beginning, but not the first round! (6,3)
83    Where money's concerned you've got to hand it to him (5)
85    Announcements, perhaps, about fight for prizes? (6)
87    Observation about sixth sense Ali got wrong (6)
91    There and back with striking effect (4)
93    Possibly sullied and treated badly (3-4)
97    Peak personality? (3)
98    Very angry to find none of the bathrooms had ventilation? (3,7,2)
100    Just a one-time long (4)
102    It replaces the shoe of a vagrant (6)
105    Second sequel indicator (3)
106    Sat around with former service women? (3)
107    Make a big hit with Sergeant-Major Wood (5)
109    A bit of luck to note an inner bend in the metal (9)
111    Grabbed by boys, warrant officer faints (6)
112    No rags! Put this on instead (6)
114    One phrase translated as aid to listener (9)
115    Make an allotment or just a part, we hear (9)
117    My boast of being No 2 is within a foot, too (4)
119    Containers of sauce or second-rate cereal (5)
120    . . .that breaksh shuddenly, shay (8)
122    Worship for Ms. Bhat, the actress? (5)
124    Not very hot food coming up there's little money in it (5)
128    Heavenly stuff for a trance (6)
130    It is good to start the day pleasantly (7)
132    Kind of knot sailors will be well advised to avoid (4)
134    Give baby a new concoction (4)
136    Piece of linear curvature (3)
137    Indicate you want the job in a way? (5)
139    Splay out and make tremble (5)
140    Ten returned when clear of all charges (3)
143    A bit of supper for each (3)
145    In wrestling, the total is zero (4)
147    The beer is not cold (4)
150    Dado cut off with so much fuss (3)
152    One keen on a type of dance (3)
153    Club membership fee raised for outings perhaps (3)
154    Lady from Long Island going to mid-Wales (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD - 116
Across:
1 Well-heeled, 6 Peaks, 10 Spawns, 16 Mimi, 18 Viol, 19 Hates, 21 Origami, 24 Pea green, 26 Habitats, 27 Ton, 28 Pit, 30 Vicar, 32 Gay, 33 Hutu, 35 Baby doll, 37 Commerce, 38 Otello, 39 Oiled, 41 Ern, 42 Bretons, 45 Allyl, 46 Ada, 48 Jawbone, 50 Bin, 52 Cheerio, 53 Doesn't, 56 Band-saw, 57 Anteroom, 59 IOU, 62 On tap, 64 Lay, 65 Mahlstick, 67 Eau, 69 Upper, 70 Enema, 71 RSVP, 72 Orate, 74 Fops, 75 Reefer, 76 Lore, 78 Thumb, 79 No more, 82 Plan, 84 Nilgai, 86 Old age, 88 Inst, 89 Heroic, 90 Coypu, 92 Rune, 94 Hecuba, 95 Robs, 96 Nashi, 97 Ahoy, 99 Idled, 101 Often, 103 Nef, 104 Illiberal, 107 Are, 108 Ate up, 110 B y o, 111 Near beer, 113 Popadam, 116 Spahis, 118 Batavia, 121 Ram, 123 Bolshie, 125 Owe, 126 Miami, 127 Opus dei, 129 Lsd, 131 Gigli, 133 Lieder, 135 Hedonism, 138 Remissly, 141 Dray, 142 Uda, 144 Ichor, 146 PTO, 148 Odo, 149 Ringlets, 151 Kingsley, 155 Parapet, 156 Tidal, 157 Rely, 158 Typo, 159 Spouse, 160 Seedy, 161 In two minds.

Down: 2 En route, 3 Heap, 4 Empty, 5 Die, 6 Pig, 7 Ave, 8 Kiev, 9 Sonic, 11 Pear melba, 12 Whip-round, 13 Nat, 14 Stage manages, 15 Assyrian, 17 Maroon, 20 Eta, 21 Otho, 22 Interject, 23 Ipa, 25 Roll, 26 Ham, 29 Ibsen, 31 Could, 34 Ulnae, 35 Bobbin, 36 Lissom, 40 Darn, 43 Rootle, 44 Terry, 47 Ectomorph, 49 Wrapper, 51 In a corner, 53 Domestic air, 54 Seam, 55 Til, 56 But, 58 Earful, 60 Ostend, 61 Pup, 63 Autonomy, 65 Menu, 66 Harbour Dues, 68 Avers, 71 Ruminant, 73 Alar, 77 Enchilada, 80 Ones, 81 Ethiopian, 83 Lethe, 85 Grubby, 87 Absorb, 91 Yell, 93 Unearth, 97 And, 98 Off one's hands, 100 Data, 102 Feeble, 105 IBM, 106 Eos, 107 Arabs, 109 Eavesdrop, 111 Nicole, 112 Easily, 114 Armadillo, 115 Ammonites, 117 Prig, 119 Ailed, 120 Yoghurts, 122 Harsh, 124 Odist, 128 Pimply, 130 Dead-end, 132 Grog, 134 Ryot, 136 ICS, 137 Mokes, 139 Spy on, 140 Lop, 143 DII, 145 Rile, 147 Prim, 150 Gap, 152 Nye, 153 Sty, 154 Epi.

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