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Jumbo Crossword-142

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

ACROSS:
1    Game for an experimental marriage? (5,5)
6    Embrace son during thunderburst (5)
10    Possibly lapsed, but offers an excuse (6)
16    Luxuriant drinker (4)
18    Man placed in line-out (4)
19    Lout in town is obviously a hoodlum (5)
21    Lacing with a touch of Kahlua -- not enough? (7)
24    Lacking protection with nowhere to live ? (8)
26    Although intensely fearful, I take a nap in the road (8)
27    Girl appearing before the first man's finished (3)
28    Catch most of Alexander's people in retreat (3)
30    He refuses to settle (5)
32    Smart enough to kill after American leader's departure (3)
33    Is the politician inside with the mischievous ones ? (4)
35    Skilled man up in arms (8)
37    Way-out supporter (8)
38    A life of anxiety followed with hesitation (6)
39    Nobody will observe when this is clear (5)
41    Soft prison sentence reversed -  that's respected in Pakistan (3)
42    It measures the strength of the current (7)
45    Gun is assembled for exercising (5)
46    Man of understanding (3)
48    Sea of California: Spain's demise (7)
50    You come back like this to the country (3)
52    Sound results of greeting with many drinks ? (7)
53    Stop and prepare a plan (4,2)
56    Navy sort has to chop tail off fish (7)
57    Shakespearean fool entered bar before ten (8)
59    Do auditors partially belong to this organization ? (3)
62    Closely acquainted with drunkards, and enjoys maximal awareness (5)
64    Plus a hundred further examples unspecified (3)
65    Define gun as being genuine (9)
67    Company in America ? Yes, they say so ! (3)
69    Girl whose alias is a near-miss for the right name (5)
70    His most notable utterance was "good-bye" (5)
71    Resistance units sent in the queen's name (4)
72    A public house is where you see an insect (5)
74    Article written by sailor in Scarlet O'Hara's former residence (4)
75    Hold taken by high tar? (6)
76    The sort of ward that is not fortunate (4)
78    Show you don't care to make a movement (5)
79    I'm getting no information about her (6)
82    Small creatures - some may be left standing (4)
84    Virginia briefly unable to look formless (6)
86    End of the line for American in school (6)
88    Swelling point at which a curve cuts itself (4)
89    It's awkward for the French Left (6)
90    Place to end the barrister's daily fee (5)
92    Heavens, there's an L in ``delight''! (4)
94    Tear apart the swindle (3,3)
95    Stick to get one the jumps (4)
96    Leeds hit is a Motown failure (5)
97    Marquis takes too much for Scottish island (4)
99    Peacekeepers counter open (5)
101    Power seeker for a month on the Territorial Army (5)
103    Some virtuoso holding a note (3)
104    Clip out in unaccustomed formality (9)
107    Standard power on a river (3)
108    Getting even with a rival (5)
110    Attack right away when help is needed (3)
111    Snare ten requiring fish (8)
113    Work as a char and make lots of money (5,2)
116    You want the finest anagram ? Here it is ! (6)
118    Realise, anyhow, that they're the first potatoes available (7)
121    One might adopt this over the Ouse, initially by instinct (3)
123    Worker prepared to get on the phone (7)
125    Junior's boy (3)
126    Crouch down to hide and occupy property illegally (5)
127    Tree expressing opposition in Africa (7)
129    Fishy part of a kangaroo (3)
131    Explorer who was a good man to have around the bed (5)
133    A quarter scoffed when made to spruce up (6)
135    Disappear with a small street light and get lost (2,6)
138    Needing another painkiller on getting there (8)
141    Stride out but cut energy (4)
142    Don't start to be idle, you idiot! (3)
144    Not literally travelling at 100 mph (3-2)
146    An endless deception by someone Asian perhaps (3)
148    Monarch about ten.... (3)
149    Highly productive, I clip for a change (8)
151    Stop by and put your name down for radio letters (4,4)
155    Regards the lot as O.K., perhaps (5,2)
156    Councillor sighted in rising sea areas (5)
157    American campus turned casual when a senior head left (4)
158    Employed a furious editor, I see (4)
159    In advanced years, how old Dorothy is (6)
160    A strangely glum tree in the Bible (5)
161    That officer of mine is got in trouble studying fungi (10)

Down
2    It comes in useful when you don't know which way to turn (4,3)
3    Just put `Ring back' (4)
4    Places for members to socialise where suits are required? (5)
5    He takes part in much unspeakable violence (3)
6    Accountant holding hot tea (3)
7    Also article 500 used (3)
8    Observed and understood (4)
9    Party held by one animal for another (2-3)
11    Mishandled, it may go off with a bang (6,3)
12    Religious leader upset Lola at Hay (9)
13    Rather complicated genetic material (3)
14    Composer has to shock somehow with intro of Sixth (12)
15    Rib about dozy, ill-conceived Dome feature (4,4)
17    Join up with the p in ``piece'' (6)
20    Scent how to ease the running (3)
21    A layman or the French in charge ? (4)
22    200 in island I love produced free musical composition (9)
23    Africans might hunt it with spear or gun, perhaps (3)
25    A carrier returning to the Middle East ? (4)
26    Small encouragement for an Irishman (3)
29    Female personality upset during examination (5)
31    The girl who gives you the bird (5)
34    Glacial pinnacle causes terrible scare (5)
35    Good talk by the old man shows spirit (6)
36    Matador ripped bull's tail off (6)
40    How does one little ballerina skirt this NZ berry bush? (4)
43    Avoids young girls (6)
44    Actor backed into old computer (5)
47    Hurry up and dance! (5,1,3)
49    Get by heroes?  It's unlikely (7)
51    Examining what might be hidden ? (9)
53    New field status giving no pleasure (11)
54    Refusal of custom (4)
55    Poet for whom poetry's effortless (3)
56    A month, in short which is a bit naughty (3)
58    It acts strangely, causing interference perhaps (6)
60    Like tissue of lies inside dividing the church ? (6)
61    Is compelled to be possessive (3)
63    Perth scandal has second to redirect panel (8)
65    In America, the heartless teacher used to be behind the iron curtain (4)
66    Feel the picture well yield a clue (6-5)
68    Naughty child picked feathers ! (5)
71    Done any changes about love ? Sure at some time or another ! (2,3,3)
73    University backing simple accommodation for Africans (4)
77    Upsets open containers (9)
80    Turns and leaves (4)
81    Strange lingo - some new expression (9)
83    International beefcake and grouse before ten (5)
85    Rodent, not indoors, a soldier's seen around (6)
87    Mythical horse, a hard worker (6)
91    Found up in Seraglio, Bohemian tramp (4)
93    Messages to advocates of permissive society ? (7)
97    Not the right biscuit in town (3)
98    Five pence per five hundred on the thames (12)
100    Dickensian smell after taking pecks (4)
102    Strongly advise one not to lose heart - it's most important (6)
105    Top Hat (3)
106    Chump to leave ex-despot ? (3)
107    Daddy's laugh became a Turkish governor (5)
109    Copiers of Indians' top batter:  Maris, Ott (9)
111    Property that goes with rank (6)
112    Charging a convict about an uproar (6)
114    Intent, would you say, this daring young man ? (9)
115    At university (9)
117    Their maturity causes the pest population to rise ? (4)
119    Permitted for example inside when all's confusion without (5)
120    Sack old mate for taking a gem (4-4)
122    One of the primates mentioned in article on murmuration (5)
124    Smith's workplace achieved volume in nail production (5)
128    Clumsily assist in stoppage of blood flow (6)
130    Agent scoffs, but goes over it again (7)
132    Queen’s residence lacks the soothing ointment for one type of sex (4)
134    Catch ten inside after this
(4)
136    Large bird obtainable from the grocer's (3)
137    Say why you twice see a shrub (5)
139    First two letters from Hywel are useful (5)
140    Possible significance of a circle (3)
143    One doesn't go straight for the light (3)
145    Black cover can be such a bore (4)
147    Such a fuss getting to the party (2-2)
150    Sign familiar to Tolstoy (3)
152    Backward lass will decline (3)
153    Money to add up (3)
154    The little lady's back in sparkling form (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-141
Across:
1 Egg beaters, 6 Under, 10 Attila, 16 Hogs, 18 Iras, 19 Nelly, 21 T-shirts, 24 Enraging, 26 Skittles, 27 Ito, 28 Hit, 30 Eerie, 32 Ava, 33 Rang, 35 Test tube, 37 Decision, 38 Oporto, 39 Crypt, 41 Oro, 42 Malachi, 45 Owers, 46 Sue, 48 Apparel, 50 UFO, 52 Agree to, 53 Chichi, 56 Meaning, 57 Tommy rot, 59 OAU, 62 Inapt, 64 Ail, 65 Refulgent, 67 Rip, 69 Ailsa, 70 Stasi, 71 Syce, 72 Learn, 74 Sync, 75 Nemean, 76 Go-go, 78 Icing, 79 Earner, 82 Shed, 84 Franco, 86 Evicts, 88 Giro, 89 Tariff, 90 Uther, 92 Scan, 94 Steams, 95 Pean, 96 Osaka, 97 Card, 99 Lurer, 101 Tsars, 103 Ile, 104 Cataclysm, 107 Sal, 108 Roman, 110 Yes, 111 Gnat bite, 113 Compose, 116 Dorrit, 118 Picnics, 121 TNT, 123 Abutted, 125 Ell, 126 Ogres, 127 Epitaph, 129 Len, 131 To you, 133 Elinor, 135 Camomile, 138 Entrails, 141 Side, 142 Ant, 144 Cells, 146 NCO, 148 Sot, 149 Going for, 151 Awaiting, 155 Bacchus, 156 Rhoda, 157 Knap, 158 Ida's, 159 Nansen, 160 Dyers, 161 Ethicality.

Down: 2 Gestapo, 3 Earp, 4 Rhett, 5 Son, 6 USA, 7 DII, 8 Erne, 9 Raged, 11 Take issue, 12 Intuition, 13 Let, 14 All and sundry, 15 Lysander, 17 Grouch, 20 Lev, 21 Tiro, 22 Honoraria, 23 She, 25 Grey, 26 Sic, 29 Istle, 31 Relet, 34 Grope, 35 Tomato, 36 Bright, 40 Tosh, 43 Aromas, 44 Allyl, 47 Racialist, 49 Petting, 51 Faintness, 53 Consciously, 54 Cues, 55 IOU, 56 Mug, 58 Miasma, 60 Alumni, 61 Ope, 63 Parodied, 65 Raki, 66 Finger-print, 68 Icier, 71 Sargasso, 73 Ager, 77 Off season, 80 Nina, 81 Roman nose, 83 Hamal, 85 Nuance, 87 Cantab, 91 Herm, 93 Correct, 97 CIA, 98 Recollection, 100 USSR, 102 Slipup, 105 Aye, 106 Lsd, 107 Stoat, 109 Maidenish, 111 Gideon, 112 Tithes, 114 Ptarmigan, 115 Storm cone, 117 Oast, 119 Nelis, 120 Pellagra, 122 Prill, 124 Basic, 128 Putrid, 130 No doubt, 132 Yeti, 134 Rets, 136 Ier, 137 Eland, 139 Angst, 140 Lob, 143 Noh, 145 Sway, 147 UCLA, 150 NDA, 152 Ape, 153 Tis, 154 Nae.

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