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Jumbo Crossword - 145

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

ACROSS:
1    An Attic car negotiated region where cars are rare (10)
6    Top performer to use teeth (5)
10    More than one saying commercial gets old (6)
16    Snag I overcame in paying discount house fee! (4)
18    Also a country with a bit of modification! (4)
19    Hero gets a point for a change while working in the farm? (5)
21    The killer in the high street (7)
24    Dancer who repeatedly leaves? (2-2,4)
26    "Deploy more reps!" they rule (8)
27    A river in a very picturesque area (3)
28    Highlander's denial? (3)
30    Rotter about to identify a military unit’s nucleus (5)
32    The man to shake the hay (3)
33    Biscuit for Secretary of State Dean (4)
35    Childlike woman's body writhing in the dance (4,4)
37    Cook rationing out new pasta (8)
38    Vichy water after piece of cake? (6)
39    Plants in the east among the Russians (5)
41    Receptacle returned at some point (3)
42    Dash back to gaze at very good dancer (7)
45    Books are picked up as source of inspiration (5)
46    Nail twice (3)
48    Swag of carpet laid out (7)
50    So this is the land of March composer! (3)
52    Mistakes marked by at least three catcalls (7)
53    Make distorted and wrongly formed (6)
56    Mouth organist? (7)
57    Twists around a tense win (8)
59    Husband withdraws from broken affair for a political body (3)
62    Audacious attempt to see if the cap fits (3-2)
64    Shortly in between for the poets? (3)
65    Having influence - or pretending to (9)
67    Doctor in form over short appearance! (3)
69    Pared, possibly, by an army priest (5)
70    Dictator's inventory includes sculptures with missing limbs (5)
71    One bloke met priest (4)
72    Upset it and much like a city in Ladakh (5)
74    The way to start a study of disease (4)
75    Nothing but disgust expressed when a chap comes round (6)
76    Greased top from ornamental mat (4)
78    Hold on to 150 (in grams) (5)
79    With us around, this will await judgement if one overturns it (6)
82    Morning’s confession as quoted by some Muslim potentate (4)
84    Influx of hydrogen after one runs out (6)
86    Among the bravest heroines in the Old Testament (6)
88    Mother's aspiration is rather a muddle (4)
89    Doggy bags in amongst the sugar crop (6)
90    Director gets me in tune (5)
92    Uprising effective in the Mediterranean (4)
94    Makes a change for the oiler to do so (6)
95    The French in lead is a commoner! (4)
96    He might number you among the winners (5)
97    Put cap on, left to call it a day (4)
99    Eva finds bad smell in fish (5)
101    She who appraises bookmaking activity? (5)
103    The place that gave us deep dish, years ago. (3)
104    It mis-dealt flush with fatigue (9)
107    Money to do up after legal arguments (3)
108    Wasn't happy about cheap transport? (5)
110    Do you shortly change colour? (3)
111    It irritates a bit having some sort of agent about (4,4)
113    Dishonestly obtain data about horse (7)
116    Most unusual means of departure (3,3)
118    Those silencing these jokers (7)
121    Greek character measuring the pressure? (3)
123    First-night missiles at a congested waterway (7)
125    Girl seen wearing a medal! (3)
126    Dubious doctor makes duck-call! (5)
127    Real difficulty about spending a day as a hospital worker (7)
129    English ship-building character (3)
131    He has a beastly laugh (5)
133    Enchantment starts with interspersed turns by the harem guard (6)
135    Girl who's into grass gets pot plant (8)
138    Various in kind of chap as long as he's ancient (8)
141    One might support offering drinks at a reception (4)
142    Sash 50% too big (3)
144    Forty-nine in the red are angry (5)
146    Henry Esmond has a drink inside him (3)
148    Close finish (3)
149    Flexible version of ironing board finally produced (3-5)
151    Is one precious enough to eat around these? (8)
155    It's apparently part of several countries' territory (7)
156    Air raid directed to achieve nothing (5)
157    Live around marshy ground (4)
158    Said differently when belonging to the girl? (4)
159    Taking issue on clear lines (6)
160    Battle contributing to military prestige? (5)
161    A spirited relation! (5-5)

DOWN:
2    Islander starts from nowhere and usually reaches up another notch (7)
3    Demon of eclipses in extra hurry (4)
4    Arrangement of bars on Fourth of July -  not open (5)
5    Silver ring of a time that's past (3)
6    Sound surprised to find the firm has gained nothing (3)
7    Form of clay found in Bali! (3)
8    Force back the brandy (4)
9    Artist cut up by some sort of bear (5)
11    Bearing on a demure disposition (9)
12    Which chapel, would you say - in the field - uses this chant? (9)
13    Always he loses his head in the presence of royalty (3)
14    The stimulus for a minor wound? (4,2,3,3)
15    Seems mad to order married ladies abroad! (8)
17    Another region to avoid (6)
20    Landed without a blonde to make a little money abroad (3)
21    Creature that crawls up an old fortress (4)
22    Blair holds the Times crossword as evidence … (9)
23    That's enough to make one acid to be in a cell (3)
25    Bit of a blow from a saga left unfinished (4)
26    Change Reg for unit of work (3)
29    Braid became proverbial handful (1,4)
31    And I was mistaken about the number of the seat (5)
34    King brought up infant on take-away food (5)
35    Footsore group of workers led by a blockhead (6)
36    Taxes the jeans pointlessly, perhaps (6)
40    Make ears burn (4)
43    As a result it had it's troubles (6)
44    Englishman opening a can to dine at home (3,2)
47    A woman must expect to receive such treatment (9)
49    Could one be driven to going on foot? (7)
51    A nominal subscription (9)
53    What you have to pay in a dive? (5,6)
54    Louts damaged the couch (4)
55    Doughnut eaten by me, one of the Stooges (3)
56    Take what's essential from inside (3)
58    Small Scotch according to hired mourner (6)
60    Discharge starts as compassionate leave (6)
61    Good French in semi-bondage (3)
63    I tip most of all the one with a hopeful outlook (8)
65    Art I started for my Indian girl (4)
66    Only a personal impression, but admissible as evidence (6-5)
68    Is mad about girls (5)
71    Boy miner worked while not fully developed (2,6)
73    Advance item possibly of some interest (4)
77    GI snidely bungled such surrenders (9)
80    Anna cooked Asian bread (4)
81    Scold head of state entertained by Ted Turner? That's most astute! (9)
83    Could possibly meet an American Indian (5)
85    In duty bound not to effect a clearance (6)
87    Big noise is this boston baby (6)
91    Many old boys form unruly gangs (4)
93    What the volunteer said when wrongfully arrested? (3,2,2)
97    Centre university in lead (3)
98    Their owners should be able to present a reasonable case (7,5)
100    One secret agent describing snake infestation (4)
102    He's had to flee from the revolutionary regime (6)
105    Gelderland city,is edenic to begin with (3)
106    Old replacement (3)
107    Briefly a stone-breaking employee? (5)
109    They're put on to exert influence (9)
111    Country fellow providing a couple of articles (6)
112    Got this and feathered when one got railed out of town (6)
114    Make an allotment or just a part, we hear (9)
115    Drink on the rock is sweet (9)
117    Egyptian cross Khan was injured (4)
119    Get up fresh in great form in Wales (5)
120    Not exactly wary, with open arms (8)
122    Pertaining to the blue service (5)
124    Upset to miss start of public address (5)
128    Perhaps not a board to make Ned confused when there's a boy around (6)
130    Rest can result in one's getting thinner (7)
132    Give out the return time (4)
134    Park in London when the good doctor is not himself (4)
136    Get free of the nasty end (3)
137    Not outspoken if mouthed thus? (5)
139    Saucy novel? (5)
140    To allow one to have this for hindrance is no help (3)
143    Serpentine circle in Buenos Aires (3)
145    Having the wisdom of the sea (4)
147    When he's around one moves quickly (4)
150    Brazilian port or I am wrong (3)
152    Title to rise endlessly with, after a dubbing? (3)
153    Her opposite number (3)
154    Get a gift containing a game (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD - 144
Across:
1 Right of way, 6 Flare, 10 Imogen, 16 Zebu, 18 Nope, 19 Roast, 21 Papoose, 24 Tsarinas, 26 Unwonted, 27 Ido, 28 Ace, 30 Rollo, 32 Una, 33 Coca, 35 Surcease, 37 Milliner, 38 Tragic, 39 Aides, 41 Ate, 42 Raeburn, 45 Owing, 46 Lid, 48 Ennoble, 50 UFO, 52 All told, 53 Castro, 56 Neighed, 57 Sluggard, 59 Who, 62 Adobe, 64 Cue, 65 Reflected, 67 The, 69 Abuts, 70 Maori, 71 Dhow, 72 Astra, 74 Hers, 75 Napper, 76 Iago, 78 Oflag, 79 Instil, 82 Isn't, 84 Careen, 86 Earful, 88 Pine, 89 Big hit, 90 Lamer, 92 Lair, 94 Athena, 95 Pale, 96 Droit, 97 Mama, 99 Kafir, 101 Ranji, 103 CIA, 104 Book-shelf, 107 Sod, 108 Utter, 110 IOU, 111 Snowed in, 113 Sunlamp, 116 Mascot, 118 Itchier, 121 Ely, 123 Monster, 125 Moa, 126 Roues, 127 Abridge, 129 Lsd, 131 Ovolo, 133 Laptop, 135 Two timer, 138 Hit it off, 141 Sill, 142 Aru, 144 Dupes, 146 Ena, 148 Emu, 149 Cardamom, 151 Iodoform, 155 Grogram, 156 Emeer, 157 Knur, 158 Emus, 159 Dryish, 160 Spy on, 161 Beach house.

DOWN: 2 Isadora, 3 Troy, 4 Aztec, 5 Yes, 6 Fur, 7 Ann, 8 Roar, 9 Epsom, 11 Monologue, 12 Groundhog, 13 Eon, 14 Natural death, 15 St David’s, 17 Bazaar, 20 Sen, 21 Pict, 22 Pocatello, 23 Eau, 25 Ired, 26 Ull, 29 Cruel, 31 Livid, 34 Agent, 35 Scroll, 36 Sinbad, 40 Sour, 43 Abduct, 44 Beige, 47 Nana sahib, 49 Nosebag, 51 Fire drill, 53 Crimson lake, 54 Tier, 55 Owl, 56 NOC, 58 Gusher, 60 Helper, 61 Mew, 63 Barathea, 65 Roll, 66 Finger-print, 68 Hop in, 71 Dispirit, 73 Ting, 77 Octagonal, 80 Tiro, 81 Lecturers, 83 Sinai, 85 Ever so, 87 Faeroe, 91 Muff, 93 Adjunct, 97 MCV, 98 Manufactured, 100 Alas, 102 Adding, 105 Kip, 106 Hum, 107 Swami, 109 Thirstier, 111 Somali, 112 Itself, 114 Legionary, 115 Myrmidons, 117 Also, 119 Helps, 120 Embraces, 122 Julep, 124 Odeon, 128 Bottom, 130 Dolmans, 132 Ohio, 134 Plum, 136 Mum, 137 Reins, 139 Temse, 140 Fag, 143 Ram, 145 Soup, 147 Loth, 150 Der, 152 Dry, 153 Fen, 154 Rub.

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