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Jumbo Crossword - 66

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

ACROSS:
1    Excel with skill and competence (10)
6    Domesticates by steam-treatment (5)
10    Go east to meet the German writer (6)
16    Showing sense in some fashion (4)
18    Company car emptied before we return (4)
19    A ring of fractious kin steals, instigates, and squeals (5)
21    Snaps on snapped snaps (7)
24    New form of travel in space (8)
26    They make the least and the most effort on the track (8)
27    Shelter from sleet (3)
28    It's always used in poetry (3)
30    Overs bowled awkwardly - its wrong mechanism ! (5)
32    Sightseer depriving an explorer of his right (3)
33    Crowd up to get a drink (4)
35    Retreat as American autumn returned (4,4)
37    One who makes predictions about a distant traveller (8)
38    He'll hurry beyond the bend (6)
39    Symbols of strength (5)
41    Shiner and the old statesman not getting on (3)
42    Earth opening - risk always here in Outer Hebrides (7)
45    Where things may be put with a view to preservation (2,3)
46    Are forms of Raymond or Rachel (3)
48    Uniquely the most worthy, like Brutus (7)
50    Big Ben chimes, initially, heard on it ? (3)
52    Defective treadle to be changed (7)
53    Bubbles sizzle on hot dish (6)
56    If nothing else, this gets at the stale mixture (2,5)
57    Instrument with the stamp of fine stuff (8)
59    Round type of bomb pointed to terrorists (3)
62    Provided two different articles back in the canteen (5)
64    Last month of business correspondence (3)
65    It makes copper punch ankle-wear (5-4)
67    Terrible con for officer (3)
69    What some call a mammal (5)
70    Muse of love gets to the centre of the copper atom's heart (5)
71    Old part of garage door (4)
72    Dough commonly used in India (5)
74    What is oil or petroleum ? It contains waste matter (4)
75    Hairy star of pop song? (6)
76    Being rather insubstantial to begin with are different and original at first ! (4)
78    Are they raised to question what sounds rather silly? (5)
79    Urges some simple alterations (6)
82    Security set of equipment for take-off (4)
84    Tea For Two dance (3-3)
86    Evan removed American's birthmark (6)
88    Archaic command from the station ? (4)
89    Diffident writing of French in the majority (6)
90    Supplied more than enough new dates (5)
92    Return the booty to the cat's paw (4)
94    Nearly everyone has a reservation (3,3)
95    Some are taking a quantity of water (4)
96    Leeds hit is a Motown failure (5)
97    Fine street for a bird's home (4)
99    Bishop has about one fast car ! (5)
101    Is she the one to say "I do" ? (5)
103    Derision expressed in many a high-pitched catcall (3)
104    A cheese needed for game starting off outside (9)
107    There must be some reason to ration this drink (3)
108    One large cat from Troy (5)
110    Foreign organization that can twist a lie ? (3)
111    Excited when employed as a steeplejack (6,2)
113    American Indian taking a knock with a sawn-off garden tool (7)
116    Of the same class in college perhaps (6)
118    They take a lot of interest in their work (7)
121    Crafty and somewhat grisly (3)
123    One charges a small measure to the employer (7)
125    Henry is hard on a trainee (3)
126    Cut the cackle and use the tea-cloth (3,2)
127    Old master of the Exchange Rate Mechanism in turn-about (7)
129    Geometric measure for a radical ? (3)
131    Prone, perhaps, to become an artist (5)
133    Excitingly different hug and kiss incite revolution (6)
135    A ship in which sherry may be served (8)
138    One middle-of-the-road position articulated by sycophant (8)
141    Shakespeare perhaps might by good for customer connections (4)
142    It is diminutive (3)
144    Well-known lady may well be fed up ! (5)
146    Some of the skiffs on a Scottish river (3)
148    Husband withdraws from broken affair for a political body (3)
149    Acceptance of notice before election (8)
151    I lag back after the graduate physician provides a song (8)
155    Understanding French? (7)
156    First laugh you'll get in South-East Asia (5)
157    Is upset to behold farm storage container (4)
158    Will a nothing make this die, by the sound of it? (4)
159    One associated with the hammer of the reds (6)
160    Bird, an enormous creature (5)
161    Musical set in Mayfair after losing a female (2,4,4)

DOWN:
2    Seems a political aide catches attention (7)
3    Bed down (4)
4    Wilt right away in a spin (5)
5    Yen in principle accepted in China (3)
6    Where to drive, as a matter of course (3)
7    A lot many Romans many can view initially ? (3)
8    Times a Dutch scholar doesn't get his money back (4)
9    Leading lady looks around for tennis champion (5)
11    Having given all-round satisfaction (3,2,4)
12    Play patience (9)
13    Make haste to utter a greeting (3)
14    Bold break in using a jemmy ? (12)
15    It will carry for you, Your Majesty! Ted declared (8)
17    Turn up at arts courses (6)
20    This skeleton is useful to burglars ? (3)
21    Just the girl for a battle against the Russians ! (4)
22    Partner failing to secure business on the other side (3,6)
23    Please always have water inside (3)
25    Gardening tool for a dissolute fellow (4)
26    Miss Gardener is a state ! (3)
29    Performing artist once restricted by tunnel vision (5)
31    Engineers ready for overhaul (5)
34    He and Colonel Short are turned out by a shepherdess (5)
35    One might be put out by the need to get in touch (6)
36    Somewhat sketchy presentation of a sandalwood smell (6)
40    ...reportedly look for another Indian (4)
43    Colourful stick of eucalyptus (3-3)
44    Set limits to metal in the street (5)
47    Characteristic approach to the doctrine (9)
49    British railwayman in charge of lubrication being chicken (7)
51    Boycott chess player on a roll (9)
53    It's cold fare for a revolutionary leader (5,6)
54    Sound horn excessively at junction (4)
55    A raw recruit may be a backward boy (3)
56    He's in a passion, the fool (3)
58    Anchorage here for a seaman, we hear (6)
60    The primate might be one of the yes men (3-3)
61    Wherein peas are to be found? In Paddy O'Donnell's case! (3)
63    Fly from ordeal with utmost speed (8)
65    Sphere of the dance (4)
66    Loan includes rod and a weapon (3,3,5)
68    Begin calculating measurements of the small rooms (5)
71    Herb and Lily reconstructing old heaps (8)
73    Given money for a dip (4)
77    Unsuitable shape for a long coat ! (9)
80    Baskets for fish without the first two fish (4)
81    A holy man with some affliction will be calm (9)
83    Are mixed up but still alright in Asian country (5)
85    Evidence of spiders in the stagecoach we entered (6)
87    Horrid sailor admitted? It's feasible (6)
91    Game Bill inside needs handling with this ! (4)
93    Complex King of Thebes (7)
97    He appears among many more distinguished Shakespeareans (3)
98    Do they teach you to handle knives carefully ? (5,7)
100    Windies super-batsman turns up in which Central Asian sea? (4)
102    Make a small adjustment (6)
105    "Unusual, futuristic and other-worldly" starts to describe it (3)
106    Fifi drops her tail to make a point at Wimbledon (3)
107    A back mark for Wasim (5)
109    Repeating it the time after, on running into (9)
111    They howl with distorted vowels (6)
112    Businessman who takes too much interest (6)
114    Mad cult leader in hot spicy romp (9)
115    From the hotel, check the seaplane (9)
117    Baseball player who is former Parole Officer? (4)
119    Eights had to race again, we hear, concerning fish spawn (2-3)
120    Swindlers quarrel like big cats (8)
122    Woody tissue found in waxy lemonade! (5)
124    Fifty in strange sect: Druids (5)
128    It's navy white (6)
130    Enlarged on being laid out be an Edwardian (7)
132    Standard set by royal Catherine (4)
134    Hint about money that's sought by detective (4)
136    Conan, the Barbarian takes her to his heart ! (3)
137    Authorisation to turn back the clock (5)
139    Girl to measure in New York ? (5)
140    Manage to get potassium in east twice (3)
143    Man Friday's girl (3)
145    A painter implicated in scandal (4)
147    Make light of being a top performer (4)
150    ...and island food is love in a soft one (3)
152    Website address includes kangaroo's pal (3)
153    One article that identifies a person (3)
154    In the morning one has an end in view (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-65
Across:
1 Clothes peg, 6 Wrapt, 10 Druids, 16 Lose, 18 Mein, 19 Nihil, 21 Toe-nail, 24 Bohemian, 26 Emotions, 27 Ans, 28 Ipa, 30 Kebab, 32 RNA, 33 Lops, 35 Leonardo, 37 Sorriest, 38 Creole, 39 Pi-dog, 41 Aru, 42 Stigmas, 45 Urban, 46 Ida, 48 And so on, 50 DCI, 52 Handier, 53 Crocus, 56 Atomics, 57 Keeps mum, 59 Hac, 62 Stood, 64 Rah, 65 Effective, 67 IOU, 69 Kirov, 70 Tower, 71 Stay, 72 Chalk, 74 Levi, 75 Arctic, 76 Last, 78 Virtu, 79 Tellus, 82 Shah, 84 Havana, 86 Dearie, 88 Sami, 89 Tyrone, 90 To you, 92 Duty, 94 Scampi, 95 Lied, 96 Pisan, 97 Leda, 99 Orate, 101 Rebec, 103 Use, 104 Gun-runner, 107 Hen, 108 Negro, 110 Uri, 111 Scrawled, 113 Disturb, 116 Bothie, 118 Iceboat, 121 USA, 123 Dishrag, 125 Via, 126 Twine, 127 Bring to, 129 Irs, 131 Noyau, 133 Enlace, 135 Episodic, 138 Editions, 141 Spry, 142 His, 144 Notum, 146 Coe, 148 Hoe, 149 Assignat, 151 Beri-beri, 155 Embryos, 156 Uteri, 157 Sago, 158 Idol, 159 Nantes, 160 Nawab, 161 Typewriter.

Down: 2 Leonora, 3 Head, 4 Elban, 5 Goo, 6 Wee, 7 Ami, 8 Peak, 9 Tines, 11 Rembrandt, 12 In the swim, 13 DII, 14 Short circuit, 15 Alsatian, 17 Sherpa, 20 Inn, 21 Talc, 22 Esperanto, 23 Lie, 25 Mood, 26 Ear, 29 Polio, 31 Bobby, 34 Sound, 35 Lessee, 36 Disarm, 40 Guru, 43 Torero, 44 Gnash, 47 Physicist, 49 Dik-diks, 51 Convicted, 53 Cultivation, 54 Cafe, 55 She, 56 Act, 58 Pavlov, 60 Acacia, 61 Guy, 63 Oklahoma, 65 Ewer, 66 Fraudulence, 68 Oakum, 71 Solstice, 73 Alar, 77 Thesaurus, 80 Lays, 81 Signposts, 83 Hypes, 85 Armour, 87 Redrew, 91 Year, 93 Upender, 97 Lug, 98 Delicatessen, 100 Rest, 102 Enlist, 105 Rub, 106 Nib, 107 Haydn, 109 Geography, 111 Sinbad, 112 Echoes, 114 Turning in, 115 Rationale, 117 Ogen, 119 Bails, 120 Overhaul, 122 Did it, 124 Igloo, 128 Ruined, 130 Scrooge, 132 Yeti, 134 Eyes, 136 Dot, 137 Cuban, 139 Icily, 140 Nee, 143 Ist, 145 Mega, 147 Ebor, 150 Ira, 152 Row, 153 Bib, 154 Rot.

 

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