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Jumbo Crossword - 85

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

ACROSS:
1    Sporting official who can tell if a pianist is good ? (5-5)
6    Monkey writes a letter to a Greek politician (5)
10    Treatments for upstart wise guys (6)
16    Cue followers (4)
18    Rising old city in complete collapse (4)
19    Feature of church required reform, so they say (5)
21    Walking upright, P. Abide turned left (7)
24    They don't believe this tea's freshly brewed (8)
26    All hosts can produce things to eat ? (8)
27    Silver ring fashioned in the past (3)
28    Despot has little Dorothy encompassing such extra-sensory perception (3)
30    Expressions of thanks and disgust are not allowed (5)
32    Doctor in form over short appearance ! (3)
33    Doll! That’s missing the point (4)
35    What you steal in to wash wearing? (8)
37    Looking after the family pets (8)
38    Glum end to tail twisting in Zimbabwe (6)
39    Ex-president with nothing on? (5)
41    Pointlessly miss out a certain doctrine (3)
42    Lashes the boatmen (7)
45    Failing to start ribald dance without rehearsal (2,3)
46    Nightwear and jersey top added in afterthought (3)
48    Disconcerted by a plot that contained some hot stuff (7)
50    Everything that's finished (3)
52    Billie's given a break (7)
53    Metal washing machine ? (6)
56    To these people they are the centre of attraction (7)
57    Parvenus appeared startled (6,2)
59    A month, in short which is a bit naughty (3)
62    To a lesser degree, it's untrue (3,2)
64    Gripped by traumatic uprising, as Egypt was once (3)
65    Behold the chook smirk with this Wagner here (9)
67    Creature permanently exhibited in wildlife museums (3)
69    Pity’s stirred by those influenced by drink (5)
70    Girl from Portsmouth or any south coast town (5)
71    Institution likely to make a hit (4)
72    God and Norse leader protect the rose (5)
74    Cry of dismay heard in Greek theatres (4)
75    Rob him, perhaps, for some figures (6)
76    The finest - or worst (4)
78    Compass point in the lower Humber (5)
79    Chief article about one who displays utter lawlessness (6)
82    Anna cooked Asian bread (4)
84    Blustered and removed man from board (6)
86    Boring chaps perhaps, but they keep us going (6)
88    Hypermodern chess opening from Roman way back (4)
89    Think you can ring off? You only finish up fighting (4,2)
90    French soldier turns up carrying fuel (5)
92    Related in painstaking fashion (4)
94    Cocktail might I say (3-3)
95    Fights are exciting, it's said (4)
96    Carpet maker is let out (5)
97    Village ladies given a quietener one may hope (4)
99    Edna left incomplete write-up on antelope (5)
101    Birds faint on board ship (5)
103    Didn't drink tea that's fresh (3)
104    Vacuum flasks offering from the right Israelite leader (9)
107    Express contempt for practice get up - leave it out ! (3)
108    One getting hooked when an army takes half the capital (5)
110    Beam back my local friend (3)
111    Tiny lies get confused when one is very old (8)
113    She's French and follows the soldiers in ballet (7)
116    The French got into the pants of some robots (6)
118    Really weary solicitor full of fury (4,3)
121    A new beginning (3)
123    Horse condition was the last of these on which we used spoon (3-4)
125    Bit late in the day for this early bird (3)
126    Everybody taking one in France up to the ravine (5)
127    Sleeping and surprisingly caught ? (7)
129    Fall behind with a criminal (3)
131    Mark's supporter starts to need darning (5)
133    Paint person in shelter made to stand up (6)
135    Engrossed in sailor's circular (8)
138    Nice days contaminated with such poisons (8)
141    Point let out at a distance, to begin with ? (4)
142    English channel? (3)
144    A lake in an inaccessible place (5)
146    After getting a certain note you change colour anew (3)
148    Took a seat, but not a whole one (3)
149    Mother-pig followed by any timber! (8)
151    What a regular way to coming round! (8)
155    Cut loss made by these insects (7)
156    She was ruined by Ernie (5)
157    Green state and state retreat... (4)
158    Wrap in a waxy cloth for the prophet, I'm told ? (4)
159    Many less even and decrepit (6)
160    Mythical creatures - still ones (5)
161    Gold coin shows king with a wig and a mission (10)

DOWN:
2    Moira prepared to accept soldier's backing in folding paper (7)
3    Park in London when the good doctor is not himself (4)
4    Result of plotting (5)
5    Wrong set of suffix ? (3)
6    Staff at the snooker saloon (3)
7    Sir, turn around, the taxmen are here ! (3)
8    Jeff's funny companion (4)
9    Spain deviously identifies one of the Leaning Tower townsfolk (5)
11    In which textbooks are Stowed ? (6-3)
12    American girl has the edge when getting oil out of Turkish port (9)
13    A well-cut length of cloth ? (3)
14    Angry animal starting to release one of mother Carey's chickens (6,6)
15    Criminal whose son is going into art (8)
17    Seat hurled by speaker (6)
20    Mid-morning tea for cash? (3)
21    Balladeer given upper class title in India (4)
22    Endless greeting after wine and cheese (4-5)
23    River meadow ? (3)
25    Cross after having to lie around in the wood (4)
26    Give a wet some sort of bribe? (3)
29    Tears out for a look (5)
31    They might respond to some push-button work (5)
34    Italian child not refusing to become a Disney character (5)
35    Guinea is only the half of it. (6)
36    Cleryman moved diagonally (6)
40    Find third copy in back (4)
43    Your sum wrong - you'll get it in the neck (6)
44    Feed all but the first stranger (5)
47    Advisory group consider equipment for army (5,4)
49    Meets Sid and Joan going out (7)
51    Crude oil in a U.S.A. state (9)
53    They can be thrown in sad pictures (7,4)
54    They never leave us, we've been told (4)
55    Are forms of Raymond or Rachel (3)
56    Incite to get cracking ? (3)
58    Wages get stopped in settlement (6)
60    United Nations register to wind up? Quite the reverse (6)
61    Provide a name with a touch of distinction (3)
63    Normal number appearing in force (8)
65    Behold the Greek character who has most momentum (4)
66    Lodge payment for use of the port (7,4)
68    Fine animal not finally getting caught (5)
71    She has an abstracted air during class break (8)
73    Love outlaw to finish Scottish seaport (4)
77    What Tom might go through in holding up a palette ? (5-4)
80    Split lease? (4)
81    Most bears in the wild remain inactive for months (9)
83    It makes people account for what they've made (5)
85    Mohammedans pray to her father if a mat is put out (6)
87    Islam's new religious book (6)
91    Shakespeare character wearing a Hindu dress upside-down (4)
93    Family band together on Scottish peninsula (7)
97    The correct method to measure heaviness, we hear (3)
98    Dated chemise around the house (4-8)
100    True-hearted (4)
102    Bleach when it is inside (6)
105    Such bread is rough yet elegant, for starters (3)
106    River forms a ring-road (3)
107    Pen-maker has record muscle (5)
109    Appear unkempt to view an officers' club (4,1,4)
111    Gaunt pub in the sky (6)
112    Touches of colour, no good in cravats (6)
114    Imagined face appearing in goal (9)
115    Likely to go far when getting instruction on a country house (4,5)
117    A drinks set-up might appear alien (4)
119    Put away about a hundred pounds for show (5)
120    About to yield and present item again (8)
122    What a swimmer may have very quietly removed to become a bird possibly (5)
124    Fearful sort of weather ? (5)
128    Go ahead without victory and enjoy doing it ? (1,5)
130    Report back having been introduced to drink clearing agent (7)
132    Bidding system for an army officer ? (4)
134    They prolong the services ! (4)
136    Turkish Governor to live on end of jetty (3)
137    Unsteady chap looked yellow at first (5)
139    He's riled, perhaps, but does very little (5)
140    General uprising that maybe difficult to handle (3)
143    It's put up to keep people out (3)
145    Journey back in nursery education (4)
147    Mark has a way with wheels (4)
150    Number one in Spain - on nothing ? (3)
152    Give it a log, by the sound of it, if you wish to enlist it, perhaps (3)
153    Hundred is outside the scope of this service ! (3)
154    Craft of a no longer popular kind (3)

SOLUTION TO JUMBO CROSSWORD-84
Across:
1 House-proud, 6 Spasm, 10 Ireful, 16 Lola, 18 Chop, 19 Irani, 21 Renfrew, 24 Price tag, 26 Tsarinas, 27 Oro, 28 Hah, 30 Queue, 32 Dye, 33 As to, 35 Gynarchy, 37 Libretti, 38 Delphi, 39 Hosed, 41 Tea, 42 Gold nib, 45 Yahoo, 46 Guy, 48 Almoner, 50 IBM, 52 Rissole, 53 Cracks, 56 Uraemia, 57 Dogfight, 59 Oaf, 62 Undue, 64 Ian, 65 Wadsworth, 67 Lei, 69 Plans, 70 Ichor, 71 Ida's, 72 Duple, 74 Tear, 75 Apiece, 76 Lads, 78 Miaow, 79 Arched, 82 Naan, 84 Panama, 86 Icebox, 88 Aide, 89 Gander, 90 Sagan, 92 Esme, 94 Occult, 95 Gigi, 96 Tessa, 97 Moor, 99 Ember, 101 Tamar, 103 Inf, 104 Stain free, 107 Chi, 108 Nahum, 110 Dia, 111 Bothered, 113 Finance, 116 Dodgem, 118 Idi amin, 121 Ugh, 123 Innings, 125 Tai, 126 Enjoy, 127 Oil rigs, 129 Nth, 131 Xenon, 133 Oberon, 135 Lion king, 138 Effusion, 141 Suva, 142 Kif, 144 Money, 146 Eld, 148 Net, 149 Storeman, 151 Tommyrot, 155 Allegro, 156 Torus, 157 Go-go, 158 Omit, 159 Meshed, 160 Niton, 161 Loganberry.

Down: 2 Overset, 3 Earn, 4 Ulpha, 5 Dor, 6 Sac, 7 Act, 8 Shaq, 9 Mogul, 11 Reservoir, 12 First home, 13 Uri, 14 Landing field, 15 Wise guys, 17 Litchi, 20 Nay, 21 Road, 22 Not leased, 23 Why, 25 Emys, 26 Tub, 29 Ankle, 31 Eight, 34 Opals, 35 Gigolo, 36 Hobart, 40 Dyak, 43 One gin, 44 Drain, 47 Grounding, 49 Modeled, 51 Battle-axe, 53 Choirmaster, 54 Ciao, 55 SOS, 56 Ufo, 58 Fasten, 60 Awhile, 61 Vis, 63 Uplander, 65 Whoa, 66 Drawing-room, 68 Eared, 71 In camera, 73 Plan, 77 Sprouting, 80 Hies, 81 Debarment, 83 Aaron, 85 Alumni, 87 Blithe, 91 Gibe, 93 Stand in, 97 Mis, 98 Official form, 100 Mead, 102 Airing, 105 Ide, 106 Fad, 107 Choir, 109 Hamstrung, 111 Behoof, 112 Edison, 114 Authoress, 115 Checkmate, 117 Onyx, 119 Agnes, 120 Sticks to, 122 Djinn, 124 Nihil, 128 Infirm, 130 Hoverer, 132 Neem, 134 NATO, 136 Ion, 137 Get on, 139 Set to, 140 Oda, 143 Ito, 145 Yogi, 147 Blub, 150 Rue, 152 Mot, 153 Yon, 154 Oil.

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