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Jumbo Crossword - 73

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

ACROSS:
1    A capital in Asia?  Bad!  Bad!  Bad! (5,5)
6    Born under Victoria, true (5)
10    Beat associated with the blues (6)
16    Cut price food (4)
18    Big, is hard to swallow (4)
19    Rings in the wrong shop about nothing (5)
21    Verses among the tersest in an anthology (7)
24    One patrolling the public park is in love – says, ‘Why a greenhouse?’ (8)
26    Again excessively bowled over by a Cupid? (8)
27    Out with it, pirate ! (3)
28    Doctor in form over short appearance ! (3)
30    Saint? Nothing but a Royal Marine, it raged (5)
32    Hot old boy? Well, it is near the fire (3)
33    Is one close in Qatar? (4)
35    It's twiddled with, dear, only to tune it in again (8)
37    House completed but not bought (4-4)
38    english in free passage to old region of Italy (6)
39    Blue tricycle ends in place (5)
41    Girl coming out of part of sideboard (3)
42    Is cross, perhaps, being cut (7)
45    Alien feature of complex pathology (5)
46    160 stones not needing re-setting (3)
48    Before then, he'll meet a non-believer (7)
50    Admit being possessive (3)
52    Agamemnon's daughter chosen by the Royal Academy (7)
53    Chews a sort of nut (6)
56    One's as can stray at times (7)
57    Palmistry manual? (8)
59    One might adopt this over the Ouse, initially by instinct (3)
62    Given directions, expected to invest (5)
64    A green isle in the Aegean (3)
65    The sort that droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven? (4,5)
67    A type of sun ray comes down on a grape (3)
69    Dressed up to display such figures (5)
70    Power seeker for a month on the Territorial Army (5)
71    Be prepared to pray let us say, for a man (4)
72    Attends gathering of male journalists (5)
74    Colour of unbleached linen as seen in Lautrec, Rubens (4)
75    The Severn is in our system, in a way (6)
76    Their price increases after they have been cut (4)
78    Semi-desert area, say, in western half of Nevada (5)
79    There's a change of name for a girl (6)
82    Time to outlaw such a ski-lift (1-3)
84    Regarding non-specific allergy, as recorded by one subject (6)
86    How a usurper might get power, one might suppose (6)
88    At one time, you backed out about heading home (4)
89    Ancient words of wisdom from Oswald (3,3)
90    Cheers with plaything vowels? (2,3)
92    American lawyer about to make an attempt (4)
94    British had long spell that's over in this sultanate (6)
95    Latent heat frequently in a roof-space (4)
96    Judge one is a Welshman (5)
97    Alternatively Bill comes up to see this killer (4)
99    ``Bird'' printed in yellow lettering (5)
101    Faith making one a big hit (5)
103    Foreign organization that can twist a lie? (3)
104    Lauren almost takes Charlie to orgy (9)
107    Assume there'll finally be some backing for the bird (3)
108    Instructor who carries people with him? (5)
110    Pious heart yields acknowledgement of debt (3)
111    In 2000, New England is next to coin new memorable phrase (8)
113    Fool Astley into spreading craze (7)
116    A container for troubles (3,3)
118    Ripened in to the liquidation of many Ukrainians and others (7)
121    Manuscript I turned up for this religion, or philosophy (3)
123    Eeyore's nasty, and an ugly thing (7)
125    After a round we have something to pay (3)
126    Contaminated with carbon, dry and nasty smelling (5)
127    A cocky newcomer just beginning to rise? (7)
129    Beanstalks maybe not getting a laugh in Germany (3)
131    Faithfully, describing a subscriber perhaps (5)
133    Fruit drinks, pages enclosed (6)
135    Some sort of outfit for a couple getting on a bit (3-5)
138    About an heir, the queen was a logical thinker (8)
141    Double thanks when you say farewell (4)
142    Girl comes up with a greeting (3)
144    … sees the onset of conflict (5)
146    Sit around when leading, in short (3)
148    Directions to get up-to-date (3)
149    Card-table business? (8)
151    One who shoots film near ruins (8)
155    Hop to north moorland town (7)
156    On a cruise, not knowing what to do (2,3)
157    French courtier and king died on the way back (4)
158    Eliot practically to go downhill - it's a shame (4)
159    NY heir requiring change for a sovereign, but which one? (5,1)
160    Actor backed into old computer (5)
161    Hitchcock film "The way" is one in need of treatment (10)

DOWN:
2    Had a nightmare which put me in fear (7)
3    Drink son, that goes to one's head (4)
4    Made some tea, we hear, for the family (5)
5    One by one, the right to create melody is available (3)
6    Write, with enclosure (3)
7    Brave displaying brute force? (3)
8    Disfigures the planet (4)
9    Northern town irreversibly threatened? Not entirely (5)
11    Walker's trouble (9)
12    Menaces theatre characters seen with a bridge pair (9)
13    Do some gardening in Plymouth (3)
14    Parent language of baby-talk? (6-6)
15    Snob riot damaged weather-map's contour line for thunderstorm beginnings (8)
17    Singer needing transport to get on the American circuit (6)
20    First paragraph's typed oddly on the next page (3)
21    Eastern European's valise that is missing, returned (4)
22    Rides when going as a farm employee (9)
23    Aren't contradicted? (3)
25    A walking style said to entrance (4)
26    A marines member (3)
29    Biscuit girl (5)
31    Go round twice at speed (5)
34    Old instrument is rare, because little used (5)
35    Middle brow faculty returns in stages (6)
36    Set free, mark every other one with a band of colour (6)
40    River engulfs northern valley (4)
43    Fate of a cabinet minister not allowed to roll back (6)
44    Name-droppers talk about a wealthy person on ship (5)
47    Hope to let out a type of lens (9)
49    Has time to convert such disbelief (7)
51    Sew thread loosely, making critical line (9)
53    Study Crewe or Clapham in combination (11)
54    Give a warning blow (4)
55    It's raining in the west, not south (3)
56    For the sake of your health, get overseas in there (3)
58    Quantity of drugs taken before party and dance in the country (2-2-2)
60    60 percent of crosswords involve the use of weapons! (6)
61    She may be seen in Europe, finally! (3)
63    Submerged position of cedilla (8)
65    Compact made, weapons must be turned over (4)
66    Admirer getting over feature of King's chapel (3,8)
68    Provide one part of a television? (5)
71    Conrad classic on motor's overhaul (8)
73    Aged by Jove, it might be ! (4)
77    Watched men of fashion - they might cut you (3,6)
80    High explosive kept in an empty tin at the time (4)
81    Becomes out of stock with scores scarce at Lord's (4,5)
83    Part of book covers ballpark legends, using reliable background sources (5)
85    No chop, minced, goes over Mexican dressing (6)
87    During the previous month Lou and Tim were in trouble (6)
91    Cry "sallow" but not "ow" (4)
93    Sailor almost overwhelmed by excited "Ciao!" in island port (7)
97    Away on the right-hand side (3)
98    Get at cashier in formally to make a deposit (9,3)
100    Boy of pointed heights in shot (4)
102    Does the sun give one a ruddy turn and break one in bits? (6)
105    Initially their work is investigative (3)
106    Bird from the sea, last seen before reaching United Kingdom? (3)
107    Stand up to receive a medal, little creature (5)
109    He appeals to Ella in a very quiet, novel testament (9)
111    About half your beaten team are no youngsters (6)
112    Form of insect, odd strain (6)
114    Chronicler greeting change in rotas (9)
115    Is wonderfully represented by the vitality in Malay settlements (9)
117    Archaeologist Jones in short race of 500 miles (4)
119    In anger, uptight, is going to explode (5)
120    Prosaic description of what one on night duty won't do (8)
122    Followed pamphlet, we hear (5)
124    Stories spun by spinners (5)
128    As an afterthought, money for the poor became part of the Bible (6)
130    Distribute notes before striking (4,3)
132    Our Alps include this range of mountains (4)
134    Observed the first notch being cut (4)
136    So Elizabeth I, returns as a goddess ! (3)
137    Always in poetry, that is strange (5)
139    A ring of fractious kin steals, instigates, and squeals (5)
140    Aliens set off (3)
143    He deals with beastly complaints (3)
145    Is on another hill in Jerusalem (4)
147    Lively instruction to the players (4)
150    A slippery one turning up for shelter (3)
152    It's a short day when the priest loses the artist on the way back? (3)
153    Carrying on in the same wretched way (3)
154    Cleopatra clasped one to her bosom, it's said (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-72
Across: 1 On the shelf, 6 A lisp, 10 Fond of, 16 Alec, 18 Eked, 19 Irate, 21 Tremolo, 24 Cytherea, 26 Aegrotat, 27 Owl, 28 Ask, 30 Wrong, 32 Hop, 33 Than, 35 Runs riot, 37 Linotype, 38 Salami, 39 Opera, 41 Law, 42 Bob hope, 45 Sheaf, 46 Fen, 48 Malaise, 50 Ido, 52 One bell, 53 Carman, 56 Orology, 57 Admirals, 59 Air, 62 Synod, 64 End, 65 Unbending, 67 Rye, 69 Beans, 70 Sofia, 71 Reed, 72 Esker, 74 Pali, 75 Boomer, 76 Nisi, 78 Nosey, 79 Archer, 82 Emus, 84 Sontag, 86 Wormed, 88 Reno, 89 Dorado, 90 Tania, 92 Ekes, 94 Saluki, 95 Tour, 96 Ratel, 97 Erst, 99 Mimic, 101 Afrit, 103 Sal, 104 Semibreve, 107 NCO, 108 Sewer, 110 Psi, 111 Perianth, 113 Secreta, 116 Minder, 118 Dangler, 121 Ass, 123 Bulwark, 125 Uzi, 126 Exons, 127 Obliged, 129 Eat, 131 Ovate, 133 Reebok, 135 Glass eye, 138 Calamity, 141 Tope, 142 Amp, 144 Empty, 146 Och, 148 Use, 149 Caitiffs, 151 Home work, 155 Yucatan, 156 Helen, 157 Goya, 158 Acme, 159 Leg bye, 160 Soppy, 161 Ostensibly.

Down: 2 Narwhal, 3 Egos, 4 Lacks, 5 Fly, 6 Ach, 7 Ier, 8 Skew, 9 Pearl, 11 Oregon fir, 12 Dirty pool, 13 Oro, 14 Father-figure, 15 Wet paint, 17 Ethiop, 20 Tao, 21 Tots, 22 El alamein, 23 OAU, 25 Este, 26 Ann, 29 Snobs, 31 Oiler, 34 Nawab, 35 Ribald, 36 Operas, 40 Asia, 43 Oilmen, 44 Heard, 47 Roistered, 49 Leaders, 51 Downgrade, 53 Closing time, 54 Mini, 55 Nae, 56 Ord, 58 Inspan, 60 Indoor, 61 Zed, 63 Obeisant, 65 UFOs, 66 Baby-watcher, 68 Yemen, 71 Recreate, 73 Knur, 77 Isosceles, 80 Hest, 81 Roller-dry, 83 Moira, 85 Thumbs, 87 Maraca, 91 Name, 93 Krishna, 97 Esk, 98 Sleeping pill, 100 Ivan, 102 Fondle, 105 IPA, 106 Rim, 107 Nimbi, 109 Walkabout, 111 Pelota, 112 Tawdry, 114 Rampaging, 115 Tsetse fly, 117 Ipso, 119 Greet, 120 Mustache, 122 Polyp, 124 Ugric, 128 Belloc, 130 Topsail, 132 Ache, 134 Keen, 136 Ems, 137 Ethos, 139 Mokes, 140 Thy, 143 Mae, 145 Yo-yo, 147 Acis, 150 Tee, 152 Map, 153 Way, 154 RMO.

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