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Jumbo Crossword - 56

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

ACROSS:
1    Move Irish penny so as to leave one short of cash (10)
6    Belief in God dies off before mass (5)
10    To go the other way and find a beginner in charge, what fun ! (6)
16    A bygone city with a distinctive air (4)
18    First, the heathens eat yellow people! (4)
19    Pale, like a chicken (5)
21    Giving an encore, naturally (7)
24    Lifeless cops, would you say, an encumbrance? (8)
26    Diagram in steak-and-kidney recipe? (3,5)
27    Terrible con for officer (1,1,1)
28    Throwing pie about, to begin with? (3)
30    Point to the sign saying "Ladies" (5)
32    Again the suit begins to be of legal importance (3)
33    Jack's birds? (4)
35    Organism not requiring oxygen a near failure, but gets royal award (8)
37    Music requiring study I'll support sure-fire winner (8)
38    Fashionable national leader, outwardly young and vigorous (6)
39    A ring of fractious kin steals, instigates, and squeals (5)
41    Not refined enough for a sweep, by the sound of it (3)
42    Going astray about a personal ornament (7)
45    Increase fuss about outskirts of Detroit (3,2)
46    Agreement in diplomacy, especially (3)
48    All together, men are confused as directions follow (2,5)
50    Great power as found in Northern Russian river (3)
52    There are thirty one of these distress calls (7)
53    Went round the bend? (6)
56    Not a bright morning in the Biblical cave (7)
57    Feeling aroused by soldiers fighting (8)
59    A physicist has nothing on the Queen (3)
62    Root out American involved in corruption (5)
64    Sir, turn around, the taxmen are here ! (3)
65    Comic's ROM crashed!  Small world, isn't it? (9)
67    Something that thrives on a pet, taking away a vital force (3)
69    Article on Man, perhaps, that divides the church (5)
70    Brazilian apostle supplies gold to liberation movement (5)
71    Comparatively speaking there is some link between death and life (4)
72    Claw indigenous to Bosche Lake (5)
74    Latin and you found in secret tunnel (2,2)
75    A shade more demented (6)
76    An element of jazz in classical music (4)
78    After twelve `e is not a person (2-3)
79    A service with some edge in the Netherlands (6)
82    Do a good one, and it will be repaid by chance ! (4)
84    It's rotten, I see, in the country (6)
86    Work in that? It's formal wear (3-3)
88    Coming from local leaving last part of drink (4)
89    A woman wrapping French article in a German one (6)
90    Marx used to talk endlessly - endlessly (5)
92    Screwed up a bar order, say (4)
94    Block drug after misty manoeuvre (6)
95    Daring to reveal the inner parts (4)
96    He has a short way to pull (5)
97    Abandoned to a gory extent, perhaps (4)
99    No good fellow has a right to this tool (5)
101    Quarter pound of something bought at the fishmonger's (5)
103    A distant return of foreign service (3)
104    Grow hot again when the European Economic Community clears the muddle (9)
107    Adam's ale the French approve of (3)
108    Thai measure in political jargon? (5)
110    Does this make Amy grown-up enough for a second wife? (3)
111    A slippery informer in the main? (8)
113    Hemingway met dwarf dictator (4,3)
116    Made for the occasion when a person gets acquitted (3,3)
118    Nerve cells that could make nose run (7)
121    A start for Merle Oberon’s third multitude (3)
123    Animal or vegetable, it's fundamental (7)
125    Not entirely inefficient knife-rest (3)
126    He dreamt of a heavenly ladder (5)
127    Good stuffing for a vegetable, in my view (7)
129    Heaven being the end of many a Russian in South Kentucky (3)
131    Answer back right and left - sound really unpleasant (5)
133    Hands over the Spanish embroidery (6)
135    One boy dressed as a monitor, for example (8)
138    What market traders pay for everything in coach (8)
141    Is in recoil from such a decree (4)
142    A river in a very picturesque area (3)
144    Back a favourite I'd found not so hot (5)
146    Flat winglike structure connected to the bones (3)
148    Famous novel comes straight from the publishers (3)
149    Almost becoming alarmed, say, in small vessel (8)
151    The apparel which causes a chap to cuss (8)
155    Bearing out what one would be rude to do (5,2)
156    Daily woman, perhaps (5)
157    Guys, you apparently have a list of what's on offer (4)
158    The first name and the last, I enter (4)
159    Bad feeling noticed round the place (6)
160    Council seen not to be fussy, nodding their heads every time (5)
161    Cruel and oppressive state (10)


DOWN:
2    Build the holy city on the way back with this construction toy (7)
3    Being swollen-headed, I went in front (4)
4    Girl that is unhappy being in the lead (5)
5    Aspect of that fellow going around university (3)
6    Add the difference, old man ! (3)
7    Historic Japanese prime minister with 1920s sex-appeal; nothing more (3)
8    Semblance of display (4)
9    Bordeaux treat for myself and Doc (5)
11    Strangely uncordial feature of wet weather (4,5)
12    Cleverly call a rhyme 'No end of tears' (9)
13    His change to be at the end of the word? (3)
14    It's played for someone's benefit (7,5)
15    Accommodation for workers - a self-build project (4,4)
17    Possibly croon about a furry animal (6)
20    Air recited before, poetically (3)
21    Aims, but goes no further than that (4)
22    A question of personal welfare (3,3,3)
23    Information as to when the girl leaves the city (3)
25    That's enough whisky, say, a question of time (4)
26    Write, with enclosure (3)
29    Couples off to Paris, perhaps? (5)
31    My outside appearance, to do nothing inside and return, may seem sullen (5)
34    Dispose of money finally after taking up additional note (5)
35    The primate might be one of the yes men (3-3)
36    VIP of great report ! (3,3)
40    Say when, brought up to be very wise (4)
43    Harry, like a wind-bag! (6)
44    With stern shuffling, rips into landlords’ income (5)
47    Apply lotion when mob create havoc (9)
49    Green man in a tram crash (7)
51    Rock the foundations (9)
53    Those exchanging beefy blows in the Western brawls? (3-8)
54    States unite to doff hat (4)
55    Accomplish what's right or be thought of as an insect (3)
56    Morning figure for a type of contract (3)
58    Beliefs many Indians hold (6)
60    Support, but don't allow to proceed (4,2)
61    Go in, get a drink - nothing to lose (3)
63    Characteristic of main proposal - in it, you're covered (8)
65    Emu song by a tuneful character (4)
66    Terse invitation I forget somehow - a disastrous thing to do (4,2,5)
68    Brown mist over Hill End (5)
71    Direct an obscure Rossini opera (8)
73    Last character in the time of the Old Testament (4)
77    Musically, it's on the way up (9)
80    Endless hot yam plants (4)
81    One might suffer this, but not again it seems (4,1,4)
83    In the final result, rather extreme (5)
85    Visible remains of an ancient undertaking? (6)
87    Cavalryman, American, in reckless uprising (6)
91    Debauchee starts with rapturously amorous kissing escapades (4)
93    A holiday with unusually good weather (7)
97    Away on the right-hand side (3)
98    Chums in high places (5,7)
100    Supplier of unreliable gadgetry is centrally located, enriching madman's schemes (4)
102    Which in rome could take in a no-good public body (6)
105    Basics of broadcasting - Australian style (3)
106    For instance, nothing is needed for self-esteem (3)
107    Encourage dish with toast (3,2)
109    Strike the intelligent as the normal course of revolution (9)
111    Achievement by small creature for getting inside (6)
112    Meeting one attends, having come back late (6)
114    Like some heavenly food? (9)
115    Aim to be impartial (9)
117    His Lordship's nickname on all the pens (4)
119    Having been flushed, the wren loses its head and is caught (5)
120    Stumbling upon clue for "Disconnect" (8)
122    A bit of a barney (5)
124    Awfully lairy money in Yemen (5)
128    Heavenly body doing a turn on typewriter (6)
130    Knife found in positively religious school (7)
132    When the kiss is expurgated, wants to know about it (4)
134    An inalienable right (4)
136    Hutton taking measure of fifty? (3)
137    Bring up 250 foreign coins (5)
139    See the fat lady right inside (5)
140    A gift for the man with a lot to say (3)
143    Man, what an avant-garde US artist! (3)
145    Contradict some of the golden years (4)
147    Dan leaves Irishman the gun (4)
150    Frosty feeling in the air, have a small whisky (3)
152    In habit, regular, and work selfless she is (3)
153    Join together mid-week, perhaps (3)
154    Island destroyed utterly


SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-55
Across:
1 Spider's web, 6 Nifty, 10 Mescal, 16 Lace, 18 Boil, 19 Egypt, 21 Dogtrot, 24 Crabwise, 26 Toenails, 27 Ira, 28 Ash, 30 Slows, 32 Noa, 33 Daze, 35 Out of bed, 37 Dripping, 38 Otello, 39 Axial, 41 ATM, 42 Mr Right, 45 Ollie, 46 NDA, 48 Tempera, 50 Ria, 52 Iberian, 53 Frowns, 56 Bedmate, 57 Showboat, 59 Alb, 62 Harsh, 64 Iii, 65 Unblocked, 67 Taw, 69 Wears, 70 Romeo, 71 Tell, 72 Hosea, 74 Dhow, 75 Regina, 76 Kerb, 78 Acorn, 79 Nymphs, 82 Whet, 84 Ringer, 86 Afraid, 88 Beak, 89 Kewpie, 90 Nolan, 92 Stoa, 94 Alumni, 95 Drip, 96 Huron, 97 Bema, 99 Nabob, 101 Euler, 103 USA, 104 Marriages, 107 Ern, 108 Ranji, 110 Hal, 111 Term time, 113 Utrillo, 116 Proved, 118 Oysters, 121 Gel, 123 Ibn-saud, 125 For, 126 AMOCO, 127 Utilise, 129 Bis, 131 Depth, 133 Lean on, 135 Terraced, 138 Round off, 141 Semi, 142 CIA, 144 Waned, 146 Rue, 148 Sex, 149 At random, 151 Lay waste, 155 Work shy, 156 Nomic, 157 Dada, 158 Iowa, 159 Smelly, 160 Yokel, 161 Odd fellows.

Down: 2 Pro rata, 3 Ears, 4 Elcho, 5 Bar, 6 Neb, 7 FBI, 8 Toss, 9 Yield, 11 Eco-sphere, 12 Centigram, 13 Aga, 14 Lying in state, 15 Its a trap, 17 Casbah, 20 Plo, 21 Dido, 22 Gazetteer, 23 Tau, 25 Wadi, 26 Twi, 29 Starr, 31 Orals, 34 Elmer, 35 Oompah, 36 Extort, 40 Loon, 43 Renoir, 44 Iambi, 47 Nighthawk, 49 Mishear, 51 Idle hands, 53 Fair warning, 54 Wine, 55 Sal, 56 BBC, 58 Wisden, 60 Logger, 61 Owl, 63 Sweetpea, 65 Umbo, 66 Born and bred, 68 Alpha, 71 Tamboura, 73 Skew, 77 Breakable, 80 Pear, 81 Skinniest, 83 Hexes, 85 Gambia, 87 Alpert, 91 Lobs, 93 Theresa, 97 Bun, 98 Master-at-arms, 100 Aero, 102 Unions, 105 Rho, 106 Alp, 107 E-mail, 109 Neediness, 111 Tenuto, 112 Myself, 114 Ignorance, 115 Llama wool, 117 Rood, 119 Tubas, 120 Africans, 122 Token, 124 Bijou, 128 Thurso, 130 Somehow, 132 Prow, 134 Nixy, 136 Cam, 137 Delay, 139 Dread, 140 Few, 143 Ito, 145 Dado, 147 Aril, 150 Aim, 152 Yak, 153 Ail, 154 Two.

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