The Times Specialist Crossword

Unleavened bread eaten during Passover

MATZO ...

Thomas Hardy poem about the evening chorus of birds

Proud Songsters ...

The sum of four consecutive primes, the first being 193

eight hundred ...

The Girls of ____ is a Muriel Spark novel about hard times in Kensington in 1945

slender means ...

The snowflake genus

LEUCOJUM ...

The fact-obsessed school board superintendent in Hard Times

Thomas Gradgrind ...

Sport named after a Warwickshire school

RUGBY ...

Small pipe on the side or roof of many houses

boiler flue ...

Singer whose 2010 debut album Lights entered the UK charts at No 1

Ellie Goulding ...

Short thrusting sword in use until the 17th century

ESTOC ...

Pike-like fish of the Belone genus

GAR ...

Obsolete double reed instrument pitched below the oboe

tenoroon ...

National anthem whose original title translates as “War Song for the Army of the Rhine”

MARSEILLAISE ...

Name for a Cambridge University undergraduate course

TRIPOS ...

Mammal with lips but no teeth

ANTEATER ...

Lover of Pegeen in The Playboy of the Western World

Shawn Keogh ...

Jean Hill, witness to the assassination of John F Kennedy, was known as the ____

Lady In Red ...

Jamaican-born US 400m runner, world No 1, 2005-09

Sanya Richards-Ross ...

In spite of what has just been stated

even then ...

In Roman myth, a son of the vestal virgin Rhea Silvia

REMUS ...