Dutchy, your so quick at these.
I too can confirm that husksterism and machan are correct
I have four left in this puzzle any help would be appreciated
78a) smiles coyly ? ? M ? E ? S
141a) fault finder DE ? R ? C ? O ?
31d) Vatican civil service C ? ? I ?
106d) Inspire E ? ? ? E
and can somone confirm that 117a) Compact but elegant - is - B I J O U