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Jumbo Crossword - 153

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

ACROSS:
1    Covers for dormitory feasts! (10)
6    A writer on many a mediaeval instrument (5)
10    Spirit a priest might conjure up (6)
16    Art-supporter giving up life's first comfort (4)
18    Anna cooked Asian bread (4)
19    Accidentally unsex group with ties (5)
21    They may be picked by criminals (7)
24    Braggart might howl madly throughout Shakespeare (8)
26    This drink is put into a bag, note (8)
27    Greek character in a secret assignation (3)
28    Egyptian name of some special interest (3)
30    Peter to appear in a show shortly at Christmas time (5)
32    Shamefaced evidence of indebtedness (3)
33    Behaves like a lost sheep (4)
35    Part of the stocks sought by mountaineers (8)
37    Am thrice involved - am over my head in Abba musical (5,3!)
38    Fruit seen in badly lit Chinese gardens (6)
39    A lot to have for dinner when one's gone back (2,3)
41    Through with the stuff (3)
42    Send off for the mark of a trick (7)
45    Field entrance made of marble? (5)
46    Is this vest meant to sound for the priesthood? (3)
48    Money that's not well earned (4,3)
50    Our military institute and build differently too! (3)
52    Journey to oil-processing port (7)
53    Traced a difference in making up the package (6)
56    Indian Watch Co broke? (7)
57    The little chap lies about their not being Jews (8)
59    Promissory note given in rather curious circumstances? (3)
62    Brief note with direction for making fabric (5)
64    Incarceration for a time (3)
65    Busier man accidentally sinking ship (9)
67    Company in America? Yes, they say so! (3)
69    This flower is seen in the light (5)
70    Send back stopwatch, as an example (5)
71    Penny for perfume with its top off (4)
72    Contrive to hold a bolt (5)
74    He's not quite white (4)
75    Musical circle supplied with organ (6)
76    Girl going up west once more (4)
78    Jet madly round a city area and leave the aircraft rapidly (5)
79    Boxer with the spoofs for the girl (6)
82    Leave out the award that goes with it (4)
84    Corners English in Pamplona (6)
86    Took too much of the animal? (6)
88    A dog could stray into this row (4)
89    Back-biters (6)
90    Information arranged to support the consumer's needs (5)
92    Get ready for public consumption (4)
94    California prohibit a changing-hut on the beach? (6)
95    Try again in a hundred obvious ways (4)
96    Boadicea’s folk bring very cold water back in (5)
97    Lake in former estate (4)
99    Chug around and about large ravine (5)
101    It's a hanging matter when you look down in the mouth (5)
103    Employ bad language on Jack's departure (3)
104    It's a nicer change when people start taking more money (9)
107    Some numbers make up most of the clients (3)
108    The captain who was put off by his crew (5)
110    Despot has little Dorothy encompassing such extra-sensory perception (3)
111    Heavy fuels in great volume (8)
113    Outdoor meals: choose Nicholas's, we hear! (7)
116    Nothing like a cardinal sign, perhaps (6)
118    Left cockney lady at northern town, or even more northerly one (7)
121    International body may look into unopened letters to begin with (3)
123    Affected emotionally by a strike? (7)
125    What a blow backwards and forwards this can deliver! (3)
126    Salami ensures middling demeanours (5)
127    Open set, perhaps, may be taken first (4,3)
129    Encourage to have some breakfast (3)
131    Coal miner originally employed in brewing beer (5)
133    Great quantities of fools without their leader (6)
135    Anti-youth policy suggested time lag caught up with Central Committee (3,5)
138    Having a crafty rest! (2,6)
141    Satisfied with a comfortable seat (4)
142    Place in dispute (3)
144    Occasions for distributing the items (5)
146    Do auditors partially belong to this organization? (3)
148    Who has been in a drinking establishment (3)
149    The privileged ones, rising, sit in the way I like, each end (8)
151    Sapwood renders Albury numb as detailed (8)
155    Kennedy kept the USSR regime in a bind (7)
156    As an author she was seen in glass towers? (5)
157    Ring to get a girl to come round for some Eastern port (4)
158    Slave seen in a different light? (4)
159    Inventor comes up with a way to indicate the rugby match is over (2,4)
160    Condescend to send round a peace-offering (5)
161    How might dentist mark end of innings? (4,6)



DOWN:
2    In Latin, I blunder - a vain experience (3,4)
3    Birds that may be eaten hot or cold (4)
4    Entry on the left made by one in arrears (5)
5    South American student is a girl (3)
6    Make most of the points when you put the needle in (3)
7    Articles - a collection of literary anecdotes (3)
8    Turn and fight with not much money (4)
9    Lady having a crazy morning (5)
11    Ends up with imagination to dream up the urban myth in Cambodia (5,4)
12    Hardly likely to be caught napping! (9)
13    Where the driver gets a hot cuppa, by the sound of it (3)
14    Geneva car-tax turns out to be an excessive amount (12)
15    Was busted with Old English, perhaps! (4,2,2)
17    Valediction of such length? (2,4)
20    Brave displaying brute force? (3)
21    Take off a ring we hear (4)
22    Dreadfully sectarian sort of logic (9)
23    Portuguese goodie is thus seen about an article (3)
25    Park in London when the good doctor is not himself (4)
26    Mid-morning tea for cash? (3)
29    See sailors introducing a girl (5)
31    Pertaining to the blue service (5)
34    Bonus issue of holy book not given true correction (5)
35    Quick check in the dossier not to be relied on (6)
36    Ron and Les mix, being people who don't mix (6)
40    Misdeal in the valley? (4)
43    Considers the outcome is open (6)
44    Sets up well ventilated shopfront in a Middle Eastern country (5)
47    The store is not yet full, it seems (5-4)
49    Related a cogent alternative (7)
51    Reduce standing of a steep slope (9)
53    Best place for actor sent by a coach, we hear (6,5)
54    Constantly-right (4)
55    Ten-cent reduction not making much sense (3)
56    Sees about the dog - ties it up (3)
58    Putting into dock is particularly awkward (6)
60    Love to get a call while in a canoe? (6)
61    Animal hiding in abattoir (3)
63    Paradise Gallery of the Sloth family (8)
65    Duck trapped me in the corner (4)
66    The association of Friar Tuck with Robin? (11)
68    Cease backing popular independent business (5)
71    Exercising judgement is very important (8)
73    States unite to doff hat (4)
77    Gain one's tricks in part of the Midwest U.S. (9)
80    Quote for it is in first chapter note (4)
81    Rita will get in a muddle and have breathing difficulty with something to eat (9)
83    Beastly spies in our midst (5)
85    Doesn't stay to see the foliage (6)
87    Slough off ambulance chasers (6)
91    Run away from a security device (4)
93    Strip of soil bearing large heads of Belgian endive (7)
97    Face attack brutally (3)
98    The enrolment of soldiers meaning to share fairly (12)
100    Oddly, I got tuna without a single thing (4)
102    Fiddle pouring mixture of oil into champagne, perhaps (6)
105    Again the suit begins to be of legal importance (3)
106    First milestone passed hereafter indicates speed (3)
107    The ornament is in the hold (5)
109    I serenade a girl preserving eggs (9)
111    No difficulty in providing completely dry service for drinkers (3,3)
112    Strangely remote star (6)
114    Places of growing importance to gardeners (9)
115    Did something and got sent to prison (9)
117    Leguminous vegetables scattered at the end of church (4)
119    Type of swede not cultivated by gardeners (5)
120    Most precipitous southern point to drive off a plague (8)
122    Make dark tribe diminish a little (5)
124    Leather from chamois is missing, unfortunately (5)
128    It might a strain for travellers getting them all mixed up (6)
130    Seek advice to buy chap a record (3,4)
132    Graduate beginning to know university in an Asian capital (4)
134    Growth potential of a renowned tennis player? (4)
136    Young lady,I hear, begins contrariwise? (3)
137    The players drink with a woman (5)
139    He arrived and put out computer (5)
140    Old hat - not allowed (3)
143    Ulterior motives started last month (3)
145    An opening possibly lost (4)
147    Nick took terminally ill inside church (4)
150    Just working inside for a time (3)
152    Refreshments not available when the lad is about (1,1,1)
153    Eire, perhaps, gives sanctuary to a man from the sales office (3)
154    Under the water and in Germany (3)
 

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-152
Across:
1 Strike dumb, 6 Lymph, 10 Abrupt, 16 Iago, 18 Road, 19 Tarot, 21 Coaches, 24 Caroused, 26 Rag trade, 27 Aru, 28 E'er, 30 Tunis, 32 NDA, 33 Mess, 35 Acronyms, 37 Piastres, 38 Patter, 39 Neral, 41 Ure, 42 Opiates, 45 Astir, 46 Ibo, 48 Annulet, 50 Ifs, 52 Unloose, 53 Braces, 56 Beaters, 57 Venomous, 59 Alb, 62 Erase, 64 Ups, 65 Reflector, 67 Tax, 69 Elemi, 70 Layer, 71 Cere, 72 Bevel, 74 Nett, 75 Ironer, 76 Idol, 78 Untie, 79 Irenic, 82 RSVP, 84 Adds up, 86 Not out, 88 Doer, 89 Gaoler, 90 Ahmed, 92 Elia, 94 Affair, 95 Obol, 96 Ethos, 97 Foot, 99 Esker, 101 Osage, 103 Bar, 104 Vindicate, 107 Tat, 108 Add to, 110 Uno, 111 Colonist, 113 Habitue, 116 Pierre, 118 Geordie, 121 Nan, 123 Samaria, 125 Her, 126 Durum, 127 Samovar, 129 MCV, 131 Brood, 133 Cretan, 135 Clear off, 138 Devilish, 141 Dime, 142 Tui, 144 Metal, 146 I do, 148 Coo, 149 In the air, 151 Cossacks, 155 Stetson, 156 Miaow, 157 Pele, 158 Feet, 159 Lessen, 160 Tax it, 161 Astrologer.

DOWN: 2 Thoreau, 3 Kohl, 4 Micro, 5 Baa, 6 Loo, 7 Mrs, 8 Poet, 9 Had up, 11 Brasserie, 12 Uttermost, 13 Par, 14 Transmigrate, 15 Steady on, 17 Groyne, 20 Odd, 21 Camp, 22 Australia, 23 Sec, 25 USSR, 26 Ria, 29 Ernie, 31 Nifty, 34 Steno, 35 Arouse, 36 Messrs, 40 Lace, 43 Plenum, 44 Atoms, 47 Gutenberg, 49 Novello, 51 Favourite, 53 Built-up area, 54 Cree, 55 Sal, 56 BBC, 58 Opined, 60 Let out, 61 Axe, 63 Seed-plot, 65 Ryot, 66 Friend or foe, 68 Arnie, 71 Credited, 73 Vivo, 77 Larapinta, 80 Noah, 81 Cross over, 83 Samoa, 85 Spavin, 87 On loan, 91 Make, 93 Legator, 97 FBI, 98 Organ recital, 100 Stye, 102 Stigma, 105 Due, 106 Cop, 107 Torso, 109 Didactics, 111 Crusoe, 112 Search, 114 In the news, 115 Undermine, 117 Iamb, 119 Rimed, 120 Show time, 122 Craft, 124 Avoid, 128 Advice, 130 Vamoose, 132 Odds, 134 Neon, 136 O'er, 137 Facet, 139 Lists, 140 SOS, 143 Uni, 145 Lola, 147 Bell, 150 Hoe, 152 Sex, 153 Aft, 154 Kea.

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