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Jumbo Crossword - 78

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

ACROSS:
1    Diplomacy to keep the Royal Yacht? (10)
6    Some of the larger swallows (5)
10    Rascals fiddle with Public School heads (6)
16    String of pearls (4)
18    Country featured in "The Ringer" (4)
19    Body of professional theologians in a Muslim country makes a mule run wild (5)
21    Sees for flying about and won't jump (7)
24    Paint a bird and surrealistic lions (8)
26    Find that flip-side is being played? (8)
27    Island of the Arafura Sea wherein one code of football is promoted (3)
28    It's frequently curtailed (3)
30    Fixed a point for hair ? (5)
32    Female said to be coming after tea (3)
33    Dickens's little heroine (4)
35    Makes an explosive entrance ? (6,2)
37    Weary far-out traveller (8)
38    American state has traditions in abundance (6)
39    Last of the Mohicans can be seen out in America (5)
41    Greek character met in your holidays (3)
42    Worker prepared to get on the phone (7)
45    Mystery board in which French and German concur (5)
46    Beat up a man (3)
48    A shady character's wounded feelings (7)
50    One with the French surrounded by water ? (3)
52    American friend seen around the youth centre generally (7)
53    King George imitates fruit (6)
56    Peacemakers dream about having no weapons (7)
57    Taking up and using a pin to do work (8)
59    I take one for John in Scotland (3)
62    Turn inside out for Mrs. John Lloyd's maiden name ? (5)
64    Our French baby boy turns up (3)
65    Abandoned foster children in sinister fashion (9)
67    As quiet as a poisoner (3)
69    The German follows the Spanish churchman (5)
70    Single bloke takes hours looking up washerwoman (5)
71    Earthy people showing off promotional material (4)
72    Bloke changing direction ends up on the stony path! (5)
74    Kansan put to and to together? (4)
75    One in Los Angeles, California who is not clerical (6)
76    Snaffles small coins (4)
78    Mould, for example, can be amusing to a good top investigator (5)
79    Swedish girl riding around (6)
82    Yarn's characters assembled for movie private (4)
84    Wages get stopped in settlement (6)
86    In the end, the river flows the other way, as required (6)
88    Big embrace by Egyptian leader (4)
89    Soldier arrested hand picked Indian leader (6)
90    Company in Greek capital going round under an assumed name (5)
92    Every single man eyes her, initially (4)
94    Can return most of the rice containing the acid (6)
95    Disturbed Inca's fratricide (4)
96    Chaplain brings stuff to scripture lesson (5)
97    Why the dog recognised you in one split second? (4)
99    Support the breaking of a lease (5)
101    Uncover missing end of great trade shows (5)
103    Not much experience of life? No good going,off for the second person (3)
104    Unwilling to face snapper involved in army chase (6,3)
107    Short line for help from IDA ? (3)
108    Exploiting people here in grand style (5)
110    Girl openly not seen (3)
111    Highly attractive part of Belgium (8)
113    Getting away with a smile when mistaken (3-4)
116    How seafarers get up to ridicule the humbug (6)
118    A cripple home after WW2 battle (7)
121    Cor, it may be a whale ! (3)
123    One idol becomes a phantom (7)
125    Nothing for a beginner in rising (3)
126    Is allowed, perhaps, to break a strong fibre (5)
127    Pure cub moving as a symbol of shuttler's supremacy ? (4,3)
129    Sat around with former service women ? (3)
131    Food-poisoning bacteria came from green lake, I concluded (1-4)
133    Girl joining English superior - that's pleasant (6)
135    Send a letter to the head office of the Fleet to get an old instrument (8)
138    William, it's said, had a Colt in notecase (8)
141    Boat made by company in the southwest (4)
142    Said gang found at French vineyard (3)
144    Daytime TV show one of the Marx brothers brought back (5)
146    The four inside include Geller (3)
148    Aren't contradicted ? (3)
149    Found in Constanta, lustrous spirit-decanter case (8)
151    Union celebrations (8)
155    Nonsensical financial terms set her back (7)
156    Bone container for a southern Italian of antiquity (5)
157    Top bill with yours truly (4)
158    Sense a refusal to be American (4)
159    Rent upstairs from here, we hear (6)
160    Battle contributing to military prestige ? (5)
161    Good year for new ecology and the treatment of women (10)

DOWN:
2    What you bring up at last ? (3,4)
3    She could be the leader of a Central American republic (4)
4    Cutter loses a point and is none to happy (5)
5    Half the drink brings him to the lowest point (3)
6    Get solid support back (3)
7    Garland of foreign coins ? (3)
8    The arguments in favour of salaried sportsmen (4)
9    Strengthen after a mistake, you may hear ! (5)
11    One insect in the sequence is the leader (9)
12    Critic who works in cesspit? (9)
13    Arab group to help London  Power Supply Co., I see (3)
14    The bread for breaking up? (9,3)
15    British dishes made from vermin stuffed with melted Brie (8)
17    Follow and see turn in the bag (6)
20    How, perhaps,I get double you from the cat, by the sound of it (3)
21    Called for right sort of horse (4)
22    Good hand from capacity crowd (4,5)
23    Ring us back about a trifling sum of foreign money (3)
25    Operation at the same time seen in the first six years now completed (4)
26    Suitable surname for Dawn ? (3)
29    Money not sufficient for the nation using it (5)
31    Make a lace for the in-side, to be levied, of course ! (3,2)
34    An idiot raises a sponge (5)
35    Saw that the tailless social insect was confined (6)
36    Resident doctor swallowed by sea-swallow (6)
40    Fish underfoot ? (4)
43    Yon inane person could be one of several people (6)
44    Impressions gained by time in studies (5)
47    First Bible suitable for movable type? (9)
49    Not much accommodation if it already has a tenant (4-3)
51    Labour success means country on decline! (9)
53    Helpful intervention provides nice places to work (4,7)
54    Simple, bargain accommodation for working-class type (4)
55    Occupy the bench if there's one in the street (3)
56    A single Italian girl (3)
58    Stout drink taken near lovely surroundings (6)
60    For a short time, though, a first (6)
61    Copy out of the newspaper (3)
63    Make Lee drink to inflame him again ? (8)
65    Advance item possibly of some interest (4)
66    Office worker with cabinet duties maybe (6,5)
68    Spray sulphur on self-righteous so-and-so (5)
71    Exalted crowd in the service (4,4)
73    Love outlaw to finish Scottish seaport (4)
77    One with Kay getting into the top sail (9)
80    Regretted being utterly uncivil (4)
81    Cleaning block, squire ? (9)
83    Philistine search engine (5)
85    Politician takes time off to admit blunder about working model (6)
87    Tired of being murdered (4,2)
91    It keeps the pot nice and warm (4)
93    Marriage in America surrounded by Southern Police, 50% (7)
97    He appears among many more distinguished Shakespearians (3)
98    Nag about making a hit in east anglaid? (7,5)
100    A habit gets rid of it for Jezebel’s hubby (4)
102    Rated X, an adult movie includes scene of Kublai Khan's pleasure dome (6)
105    The Kaiser's end in the wood (3)
106    So-so separator (3)
107    Put off with respect (5)
109    It's the same in dialect version (9)
111    Members of council unnaturally retiring round these parts (6)
112    Took part in a running match ? (6)
114    Report crude tongue of African snake (9)
115    Tart to take in rap style (4,5)
117    What is the point of fencing? (4)
119    The Dr. may get the short answer to such sounds (5)
120    One who puts new tunic rod in office (8)
122    So called celeb Beatle (5)
124    There's really nothing in such rich stuff in the veins of the gods (5)
128    A b-boil festered whilst in Spanish port (6)
130    Winning points for orchestration (7)
132    Sad story - no comic thing (4)
134    Eastern Wales shears off adult sheep (4)
136    Works, perhaps, for Roman deity (3)
137    Canny sort of girl? (5)
139    Complaint made by your head who is very particular (5)
140    Curiously enough it may be cheek ! (3)
143    He looks right as an African prince (3)
145    Sing quietly - the blues (4)
147    Made a martyr of little novice (4)
150    Asian people found in retail (3)
152    Through with the stuff (3)
153    They're not out, of course ! (3)
154    Carries most of sea-bird back (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD - 77
Across:
1 Self-esteem, 6 Typha, 10 Pouffe, 16 Data, 18 Ha ha, 19 Lalit, 21 Bounces, 24 Downside, 26 Greatest, 27 Ann, 28 Poi, 30 Jabot, 32 Chi, 33 Byes, 35 Pageants, 37 Place bet, 38 Umtali, 39 Eases, 41 Shy, 42 Vivaldi, 45 Aggro, 46 Ord, 48 Intoned, 50 Usk, 52 Escorts, 53 Baltic, 56 Adhered, 57 Isthmian, 59 Ops, 62 Gulag, 64 Eos, 65 Published, 67 Rex, 69 Egypt, 70 Gouda, 71 Lyre, 72 Afore, 74 Bute, 75 Coiner, 76 Bari, 78 Ozark, 79 Eggs on, 82 Coot, 84 Nod off, 86 Waddle, 88 Bite, 89 Enlist, 90 Riata, 92 Smog, 94 Regina, 95 Road, 96 Yonks, 97 Burn, 99 Named, 101 Chuck, 103 Ope, 104 Ice hockey, 107 Too, 108 Ester, 110 Una, 111 Go to town, 113 Puma cub, 116 Pay-day, 118 Phaeton, 121 Gym, 123 Salient, 125 Urn, 126 Brent, 127 Oppidan, 129 Ier, 131 Starr, 133 Glares, 135 Icebergs, 138 Feel sure, 141 Cite, 142 ABC, 144 Lanky, 146 Ipa, 148 Now, 149 Likeable, 151 Usurping, 155 Shotgun, 156 Knelt, 157 Sned, 158 Oxen, 159 Tsetse, 160 Krait, 161 Osteopathy.

Down: 2 Eponyms, 3 Each, 4 Eddie, 5 Mao, 6 Tan, 7 Phi, 8 Hadj, 9 Aheap, 11 Oort cloud, 12 Flat broke, 13 Fat, 14 Electrometry, 15 Attitude, 17 Twined, 20 Ish, 21 Babu, 22 Unethical, 23 Spa, 25 Sass, 26 Goa, 29 Ogive, 31 Bligh, 34 Say no, 35 Pivots, 36 Taiwan, 40 Saki, 43 Instep, 44 Adams, 47 Leg-glance, 49 Trigger, 51 Shoe-trees, 53 Badge of rank, 54 Thud, 55 Col, 56 Ass, 58 Hotbed, 60 Pitied, 61 Exe, 63 Aeration, 65 Pupa, 66 Backward boy, 68 Ergot, 71 Logbooks, 73 Obol, 77 Intricacy, 80 Sign, 81 Newsprint, 83 One up, 85 Orison, 87 Didcot, 91 Army, 93 Mycenae, 97 Box, 98 Return ticket, 100 Aery, 102 Hoop-la, 105 Hub, 106 Cap, 107 Torsi, 109 Tittering, 111 Galore, 112 Whinge, 114 Aggregate, 115 Umbrellas, 117 Arts, 119 Eniac, 120 Russalka, 122 Feign, 124 Add up, 128 Prefix, 130 Retouch, 132 Afar, 134 Sewn, 136 Rae, 137 Skunk, 139 Signs, 140 Ras, 143 Bin, 145 Yser, 147 Hoop, 150 Els, 152 Uda, 153 Pot, 154 Neo.

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