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Jumbo Crossword - 75

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

ACROSS:
1    Tour topics wrongly disposed of by some Italian ham (10)
6    A lot of people causing a commotion among diplomats (5)
10    Duck coming from Tresco (6)
16    Uprising effective in the Mediterranean (4)
18    Nonsense about one causing trouble (4)
19    Given nothing to eat (5)
21    Quiet broadcaster hopes to hear crime writer (1,1,5)
24    Possess good intentions (4,4)
26    Careful when about to rave over a promise (8)
27    One of the Turkish provincial governors is again dropping in (3)
28    One might adopt this over the Ouse, initially by instinct (3)
30    Capital held somehow by leader of Iran (5)
32    The creature might be the last of cutlass (3)
33    Swelling body of the self-employed (4)
35    Daintiness of a choice food (8)
37    With which to fix the knocker? (4-4)
38    I'm beginning to stain this and be around, are you? (6)
39    Unpleasant street in any form? (5)
41    Portuguese goodie is thus seen about an article (3)
42    Fifties mania: having fun being embraced in the sheets? (7)
45    Took a picture, including animal with stripes (5)
46    He was seen at the end of Siege of Troy (3)
48    Arabic nation rejected Cain? (7)
50    Foreign organization that can twist a lie? (3)
52    Very hard for a girl when a fellow starts talking (7)
53    Once this shy and shy, perhaps (6)
56    The schoolboy ain't one to change! (7)
57    Old English spirit flourishing in battle (8)
59    The account isn't headed - it's not in good form (3)
62    Where Pat is found maladroit (5)
64    Time in Paris (3)
65    But this extension of the board does not come off in Autumn (5,4)
67    A party commotion (3)
69    Girl whose alias is a near-miss for the right name (5)
70    Hot like that sailor on fuel? (5)
71    Prune ends for a change? (4)
72    Trips or routs and revolutions (5)
74    Riverside depository (4)
75    Love an odd air played for Ms Fallaci (6)
76    My boast of being No 2 is within a foot, too (4)
78    Republican squawking from one of the indigenes Columbus found (5)
79    Belarus bucks! (6)
82    Head for the loch (4)
84    Enter private auditorium, opening covered area on the side (6)
86    Thundering heavy-weight six-footer (6)
88    A fish dive (4)
89    Where is food eaten by Dorothy’s dog entirely? (2,4)
90    Sounds a fraction out (5)
92    Esau has lift in style (4)
94    Can be a girl's land? (6)
95    Knot just below the surface of the sea? (4)
96    Cycles within easy earshot (5)
97    Counterfeit clothes? (4)
99    Catch a girl coming back this way (5)
101    Invite one to take cover (3,2)
103    Many Roman are ahead of one reaching extremes of our capital (3)
104    Times some hand in fruit trees (4,5)
107    Sleep in skipper's cot? (3)
108    Human remains found in the Bible (5)
110    Husband withdraws from broken affair for a political body (1,1,1)
111    Repeatedly mixing gin and it whilst firing (8)
113    Bitterness associated with an age old craft (7)
116    It might make a big difference (6)
118    A proton, perhaps, takes no charges? (3,1,3)
121    Said only partly by the groom? (1,2)
123    A wall with only nine green bottles? Not here ! (3,4)
125    Ram placed in reverse (3)
126    Complains getting only half answer from doctor (5)
127    He gets a countermand to stop at sea (5,2)
129    Number one for commonplaceness in Oceania (3)
131    Fish always in the lake? Quite the opposite (5)
133    Thumbnail drawing? (6)
135    Musical state (8)
138    Greene is disturbing letters to stimulate activity (8)
141    Spotted bones (4)
142    Foreign currency found in little vault (3)
144    Store for the future in fire clay Byzantines produced (3,2)
146    Not the right biscuit in town (3)
148    A vehicle turned round underwater ! (3)
149    Instalments on a TV? (8)
151    Lad prepared to win badges? (3,5)
155    Major currency of China (7)
156    Drapery fabric #91 is nearly done (5)
157    Star, for example, seen in Virginia (4)
158    Has in possession, wrongfully, "snow" (4)
159    Fine sound stone (6)
160    Spars, taking certain measures (5)
161    Where one might expect seed pearls to be sown? (6-4)

DOWN:
2    Australian natives show signs of gingivitis (3,4)
3    Company doctor in Italy (4)
4    Philip Metternich holds back The Times (5)
5    Leo botched this Spanish bullring cheer (3)
6    Having ability to preserve (3)
7    Something dug out of the storeroom (3)
8    London's call to be angry (4)
9    Given modest share of grief, died (5)
11    It's often taken up by winter sportsmen (5-4)
12    Waterproof sailor boy finds fashionable (9)
13    She and he at first pull (3)
14    An old ager ran riot in Washington a while back (6,6)
15    Tales of wandering? Yes, Syd - so devious (8)
17    One of a bunch makes you sound sheepish about Nan (6)
20    It is shortened (3)
21    Buddhist’s sacred language is one circuit back (4)
22    Bird eats lamb stew and a Creole dish (9)
23    It's the responsibility of the bishop to make observation (3)
25    Courses demonstrate methods (4)
26    Pop group identity questioned (3)
29    Convertible looms at 'treacle' speed (3-2)
31    There's pub not far away (5)
34    Introduction Rex put into verse (5)
35    One lad's erratic identification of Franklin Roosevelt? (6)
36    Bill is to raise and set sail for French port (6)
40    This is past for the poet? (4)
43    Wild cats in comical capers (6)
44    Tip of the iceberg wrecked unit of the Eskimos (5)
47    Almost go to pieces carrying a coffin from 16, perhaps (9)
49    Bachelor has fitting theory about church service (7)
51    A piece in ivory made for emperor (9)
53    Lets one down lightly (6,1,4)
54    New hat given to one from Asia (4)
55    Back in the defence line having made no score (3)
56    Length of the Spanish pound (3)
58    It takes the strain out of brewing (3,3)
60    Noel is in turmoil, this being the relevant injury (6)
61    No rocker in charge of the armed forces (3)
63    Mean a loss has been made on beach equipment (8)
65    Lout supplies balsam in Bristol University (4)
66    'e leaves bowler though mix-up over message to clear out (4,7)
68    He is finally snookered in return (5)
71    It may be served when bean soup is off (8)
73    Marquis takes too much for Scottish island (4)
77    Picketed piece of land and helped when told (9)
80    Some backing from a millionaire in South America (4)
81    Ring put on cross Madonna, perhaps? (3,6)
83    Boredom coming from starting examining numerals, not useful information (5)
85    Good talk by the old man shows spirit (6)
87    Well-acquainted with gold if at exchange (2,4)
91    Some crossing-place for Mr. Perot (4)
93    Anxious to be perishing to this (5,2)
97    Killer did lose heart and got cross (3)
98    Having no like? (12)
100    Some ammonia found in military stores (4)
102    Set piece of metal into the instrument (6)
105    A very considerable time's needed for the end of Napoleon (3)
106    A month, in short which is a bit naughty (3)
107    Last week Ivor organised a ballet company (5)
109    One may be in a state after he makes a pass (9)
111    Flow not starting in the back room (6)
112    Knotty problem for someone handing out medication? (6)
114    What Nevermore may be? (6,3)
115    Such careless collection of home slops as is deficient in sex appeal (9)
117    Gave one's seat to the lady? (4)
119    Bearded Edward supports a wife (5)
120    Winding lanes around the isle of exile for an emperor (2,6)
122    Black host is silly (5)
124    Ben among the vines? (5)
128    Before this time in the past (6)
130    A measure accustomed to being denounced (7)
132    Doctors need to change vest (4)
134    Male going to be the female cup-bearer of Olympus (4)
136    Round like a country union? (3)
137    Jack to be top person in Tunis religious establishment (5)
139    Strong guy goes round the back way (5)
140    When this is the limit there is no limit (3)
143    Throwing pie about, to begin with? (3)
145    Ay, one is about to go in reverse in a mystical manner (4)
147    Rang up to growl (4)
150    Child thus given name (3)
152    Beam back my local friend (3)
153    Short because it's in island (3)
154    The place that gave us deep dish, years ago. (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-74
Across: 1 Open sesame, 6 Lemon, 10 Trails, 16 Ilsa, 18 Opal, 19 Noter, 21 Porkpie, 24 Niceties, 26 Smidgeon, 27 Uni, 28 NCO, 30 Carib, 32 RNA, 33 Redo, 35 Stardust, 37 Lacrosse, 38 Reebok, 39 Rheum, 41 Rio, 42 Itemise, 45 Ask in, 46 Man, 48 Tea-rose, 50 DCI, 52 Opossum, 53 Baffin, 56 Iterate, 57 Snapshot, 59 Oaf, 62 Eat me, 64 Try, 65 Exhausted, 67 Ier, 69 Igloo, 70 Tokyo, 71 Octa, 72 Salsa, 74 Non-u, 75 Moaner, 76 It is, 78 Posse, 79 Imelda, 82 Idea, 84 Eloper, 86 Marmot, 88 Suer, 89 Bunkum, 90 Infra, 92 Yowl, 94 Bad egg, 95 Dull, 96 Coles, 97 Baps, 99 Haste, 101 Other, 103 Mil, 104 Gastritis, 107 VCR, 108 Adder, 110 War, 111 Cape horn, 113 Malachi, 116 Asylum, 118 Weigh in, 121 Bey, 123 Sketchy, 125 Gnu, 126 Plan B, 127 Aureole, 129 Oda, 131 Shorn, 133 Scurry, 135 Enticing, 138 Petulant, 141 Lara, 142 Ddt, 144 Roses, 146 One, 148 Taw, 149 Formalin, 151 Apostles, 155 Drive-in, 156 Eniac, 157 Frau, 158 Idle, 159 Prefer, 160 Strop, 161 Krugerrand.

Down: 2 Pioneer, 3 Sups, 4 Minor, 5 Eli, 6 Lae, 7 Moi, 8 Opec, 9 Nasal, 11 Rembrandt, 12 In despair, 13 Log, 14 Stereometric, 15 Ornament, 17 Scours, 20 Eon, 21 Purr, 22 Ride it out, 23 Ent, 25 Tate, 26 Sic, 29 Capes, 31 Racks, 34 Oboes, 35 Ski run, 36 She-cat, 40 Mali, 43 Tomato, 44 Messy, 47 Women’s lib, 49 Assegai, 51 Celebrity, 53 Bolt upright, 54 Foxy, 55 Noa, 56 Ifs, 58 Pronto, 60 Au pair, 61 Fra, 63 Mistakes, 65 Ekes, 66 Homemade jam, 68 Etude, 71 Ones word, 73 Lien, 77 Semblance, 80 Lull, 81 Armstrong, 83 Dubai, 85 Pleura, 87 Moloch, 91 Fuss, 93 Oceanic, 97 BMW, 98 Pleasure trip, 100 Airy, 102 Trowel, 105 Twi, 106 Ira, 107 Verse, 109 Dehydrate, 111 Curare, 112 Retest, 114 About face, 115 Hypocrite, 117 Subs, 119 Ghoul, 120 A good few, 122 Pawns, 124 Koran, 128 Untold, 130 Arraign, 132 Opus, 134 Yawn, 136 Ion, 137 Gears, 139 Loser, 140 Ned, 143 Don, 145 Spat, 147 Liar, 150 Mar, 152 Our, 153 Tip, 154 Elk.

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