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Jumbo Crossword-143

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

ACROSS:
1    How a fire-starter might make a cent clear (10)
6    Outline first impressions of Goa, recording all public happenings (5)
10    How very pale the teller looked on losing his head? (6)
16    Bespectacled greeting in American state? (4)
18    Murder a Spanish nobleman without one (2,2)
19    Absence of people negative about energy (2,3)
21    Mussel-fishing at heart is greedy! (7)
24    It records regular payments to the letter (4,4)
26    Again delete Cree clan's disguise (2-6)
27    "Thank you, I hear," said the Greek (3)
28    Shortly a reply means and includes this (3)
30    Go at university and make it more lively (3,2)
32    Some duck eggs in a container (3)
33    Spheres of royal power (4)
35    Like bosh somehow not at all girly (8)
37    Cook rationing out new pasta (8)
38    Tyre product of high rank (6)
39    Top tailor fashioned suit for Paul’s companion (5)
41    Soft iridium much valued in Pakistan (3)
42    Review is a distillation of pure wit (5-2)
45    Gum-tree for porterage, I hear (5)
46    Means of catching the spirit? (3)
48    Runner holds killer - now blows your mind (7)
50    Fail to finish eating because of noise (3)
52    Falls ill again with incipient recurring arthritis (7)
53    Note old boy network in Shakespearean play (6)
56    Pick on - rough up - someone making a scene (4,3)
57    He’s steering a worker beneath the middle trees (8)
59    Do auditors partially belong to this organization? (3)
62    Two Poles about to return to nothing?  Untrue (3,2)
64    To a Scot it is tea stirring (3)
65    Shop worker who will answer your questions (9)
67    Do the sporting thing in risking one's neck (3)
69    Cheers with plaything vowels? (2,3)
70    Note start of play involves plants (5)
71    In some editorial offices it's bestowed for merit (4)
72    Man of affairs? (5)
74    Quite a lot of ado about nothing in play (4)
75    Extra cost of overstepping the mark in play (2,4)
76    It is in the turn of the decree (4)
78    Party held by one animal for another (2-3)
79    Girl left top singer making records (6)
82    Tear apart (4)
84    Group hug (6)
86    Removes all traces of time before some points are reached (6)
88    Some of what's said is cleaned up for the record (4)
89    No tricks, that's, a promise (6)
90    Note one to allow deviations from the line (5)
92    Many going to health resort for processed meat (4)
94    Strange reason for getting a Spanish wife? (6)
95    Inferior quality of gold found at bottom of river (4)
96    Otherwise one is included as a girl (5)
97    Very small part of a sun holiday (4)
99    Miser, for one, is a conservationist (5)
101    Intimate a hint (5)
103    Sat around with former service women? (3)
104    Follow short composition's violin part (9)
107    It's all round Britain (3)
108    Does he take his rod to a backward girl? (5)
110    That there gorge's eastern half (3)
111    Finding fault with the nose of the king on the way back (8)
113    Pleased to see welcoming look (4-3)
116    Setter possibly rejected humorist's clue for wading bird (6)
118    Killing is exhausting (5,2)
121    It's foreign gold, either way (3)
123    American raced model, but not a new model (4,3)
125    A good book for the entomologists (3)
126    Relative doesn't start to sound off-colour up to the time that ... (5)
127    Period spent in one of the last stops (7)
129    Examination time in Paris (3)
131    Sing about an unknown quantity of valuable ore found in the swiss mountains (5)
133    Container vehicle getting along (6)
135    Become too big for Roger – vow to change! (8)
138    No place in particular when year changes? (8)
141    Oh, just to be in France (4)
142    What's hidden in snow and sleet looks pale (3)
144    Shoes repaired and disposed of, we hear (5)
146    Girl seen wearing a medal! (3)
148    Throwing pie about, to begin with? (3)
149    Make unfriendly foreigner tea, perhaps (8)
151    Watch part required for a telescope? (8)
155    Warrior and Republican in fantastic legend (7)
156    I sell another kind of thread (5)
157    She who affirms dean’s disorderliness (4)
158    Boring type expelled from dinner-dance (4)
159    They may provide overhead protection (6)
160    Determined to raise money (3,2)
161    A take-over may turn up our saint (10)



DOWN:
2    Tidy way to solve a mystery (5,2)
3    Lion chewed meat (4)
4    Norwegian of some minor skills (5)
5    An article in leather (3)
6    Make journey, ticket initially received (3)
7    Trouble in the year that never was! (3)
8    Work up and down the deck (4)
9    An unprofessional tramp (5)
11    Make way for favourites to back a team (4,5)
12    Man" I change to "men," rewriting quickly (2,1,6)
13    One’s astray for a very considerable time (3)
14    A ride on it will get a youngster nowhere (7-5)
15    Sign able to confuse some Europeans (8)
17    It is in its rightful place among Latin phrases (2,4)
20    Born in a bygone epoch (3)
21    Don't go on putting lots of money up (4)
22    Oil spilled in Baltic run (9)
23    He's superficial but not slow (3)
25    Bath full of Thai dough (4)
26    Bug snuggery (3)
29    Wrong notion when nothing is left out (3,2)
31    Name of man responsible for seaside structures (5)
34    Betting queens leave Roger’s child (5)
35    Look out for fighting if it's buzzing around (6)
36    Have a drink with a peer's son-soda perhaps (6)
40    Keys mislaid in part of Scotland (4)
43    Tailor rebuilding bridge in Venice (6)
44    Plague with drinks, we hear (5)
47    One sister and one class serving as a member of the military (2,7)
49    California bird calls for partnership (7)
51    Clarifier is followed by mixed signals (9)
53    How's that, for instance? (5-6)
54    Travelled around the north, soaked! (4)
55    Disapproval of reservation without a ruler (3)
56    Borrow from a no good chap (3)
58    Social scourge of Kenya? (3-3)
60    Land of song taking Jack in (6)
61    Concealed greeting from a dullhead? (3)
63    Harsh scandal raised and flung around (8)
65    Topped, cubed and chilled (4)
66    Only a personal impression, but admissible as evidence (6-5)
68    Smooth return - and falls over (5)
71    The end of a singer's road (8)
73    Stops for refreshment in Nova Scotia (4)
77    Young Katherine right, after one hundred points, but she's on a slippery surface
(3-6)
80    Beginning with very good intentions (4)
81    Scene may get a grin the way the film is shown (9)
83    The crew ate soundly (5)
85    It's excessively used by composers (6)
87    Call hikers crazy (6)
91    Be positive (4)
93    Private in strange place of the ocean (7)
97    Truant indication of canine happiness (3)
98    I'm politically aloof, but I'll get involved with oil-stations (12)
100    One day when the service was unbeatable? (4)
102    There are people around to help a girl (6)
105    Some early effort at making detergent (3)
106    Gin-cocktail showing some continuity as a suffix (3)
107    Little credit in total struggle on field (5)
109    Felt sorry the river bird ate top off the last weed (9)
111    Equip a number if only a small one (6)
112    It means one's refusing in code, perhaps (2,4)
114    A pet's home (3,6)
115    Grey snout unusual for one of tender years (9)
117    Why lubricate a rag - you cannot exist on it's smell? (4)
119    Constituent of inlay furniture and old drum (5)
120    Easy task for a jazz dance? (8)
122    A seat to put in the sun (5)
124    Located or spotted by ear (5)
128    In English cathedral city notice Parisian palace? (6)
130    Bit of a vagrant or pedophile - but deadly (7)
132    Lawyer finds politician to be not so dry (4)
134    Man placed in line-out (4)
136    Got up without southern eggs (3)
137    Not wanted in the widow’s garden! (5)
139    Attends gathering of male journalists (5)
140    Hardly the reliable paper to tease? (3)
143    Bit of a socialistic fighter (3)
145    Force feed (4)
147    Big game shot (4)
150    Hebrew judge took books from English poet (3)
152    Tucker tempts us to this mid-theatre presentation (3)
153    Scene of many a stoppage in coaching days (3)
154    Said gang found at French vineyard (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-142
Across:
1 Trial match, 6 Clasp, 10 Pleads, 16 Lush, 18 Neil, 19 Yahoo, 21 Lacking, 24 Unpadded, 26 Paranoid, 27 Ada, 28 Nab, 30 Nomad, 32 Sly, 33 Imps, 35 Gunsmith, 37 Gatepost, 38 Career, 39 Coast, 41 Pir, 42 Ammeter, 45 Using, 46 Ken, 48 Caspian, 50 USA, 52 Hiccups, 53 Draw up, 56 Anchovy, 57 Bassanio, 59 OAU, 62 Knows, 64 Etc, 65 Unfeigned, 67 CIA, 69 Ailsa, 70 Tosti, 71 Ohms, 72 Aphis, 74 Tara, 75 Nelson, 76 Unto, 78 Shrug, 79 Imogen, 82 Efts, 84 Vacant, 86 Euston, 88 Node, 89 Gauche, 90 Esher, 92 Glee, 94 Rip off, 95 Pogo, 96 Edsel, 97 Uist, 99 Unbar, 101 Junta, 103 Soh, 104 Punctilio, 107 Par, 108 Tying, 110 Aid, 111 Entangle, 113 Clean up, 116 Infest, 118 Earlies, 121 ESP, 123 Handset, 125 Iii, 126 Squat, 127 Ashanti, 129 Gar, 131 Scott, 133 Neaten, 135 Go astray, 138 Reaching, 141 Lope, 142 Oaf, 144 Ton-up, 146 Ali, 148 Rex, 149 Prolific, 151 Call sign, 155 Looks at, 156 Acres, 157 UCLA, 158 Used, 159 Dotage, 160 Algum, 161 Mycologist.

Down: 2 Road map, 3 Laid, 4 Clubs, 5 Hun, 6 Cha, 7 And, 8 Seen, 9 Pi-dog, 11 Loaded gun, 12 Ayatollah, 13 Dan, 14 Shostakovich, 15 Body zone, 17 Splice, 20 Oil, 21 Laic, 22 Capriccio, 23 Gnu, 25 Doha, 26 Pat, 29 Anima, 31 Mavis, 34 Serac, 35 Grappa, 36 Torero, 40 Tutu, 43 Misses, 44 Eniac, 47 Shake a leg, 49 Subsist, 51 Screening, 53 Distasteful, 54 Wont, 55 Poe, 56 Aug, 58 Static, 60 Aisles, 61 Has, 63 Wainscot, 65 USSR, 66 Finger-print, 68 Imped, 71 On one day, 73 Hutu, 77 Overturns, 80 Goes, 81 Neologism, 83 Fabio, 85 Agouti, 87 Trojan, 91 Hobo, 93 Letters, 97 Usk, 98 Shillingford, 100 Niff, 102 Urgent, 105 Cap, 106 Idi, 107 Pasha, 109 Imitators, 111 Estate, 112 Lading, 114 Aerialist, 115 Upsetting, 117 Nits, 119 Legal, 120 Fire-opal, 122 Human, 124 Anvil, 128 Stasis, 130 Repeats, 132 Oral, 134 Next, 136 Roc, 137 Yucca, 139 Handy, 140 Nil, 143 Arc, 145 Pall, 147 To-do, 150 Leo, 152 Lag, 153 Sum, 154 Gem.

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