Friday, 31 July 2015

No 11461, Friday 31 Jul 2015, Neyartha


Heavenly!

ACROSS
1   Revolutionary takes back a cutting tool to Isle of Man with some celestial beings (8) CHERUBIM {CHE}{RUB<=}{IM}
5   Commands for some celestial beings (6) POWERS [DD]
9   Illegible handwriting of the lawyer sheltered by a reporter (8) SCRIBBLE {SCRIB{BL}E}
10 Wardrobe item found in an aircraft parking structure reportedly (6) HANGER (~hangar)
11 Chief with ego connects with some celestial beings (14) PRINCIPALITIES {PRINCIPAL}{I}{TIES}
14 Snake in a logic circuit (5) ADDER [DD]
16 Marc hyped arrangement with an insensitive person (9) PACHYDERM*
17 Collapse after receiving the volunteers' son's small cup of black coffee (9) DEMITASSE {DEMI{TA}{S}SE}
19 Stingy hoarder Tom is erring to some extent (5) MISER [T]
20 Methods that might irk a purist? (14) NONTRADITIONAL [CD]
23 Principal ignores the average number (6) AMOUNT parAMOUNT
24 Female horses going west carry a Greek character and some celestial beings (8) SERAPHIM {SERA{PHI}M<=}
25 Stand against sister at fault (6) RESIST*
26 Broadcast answer for the princess and got defamed (8) ASPERSED (-di+a)ASPERSED

DOWN
1   Safe to get a modest box for the spade (4) COSY {CO{S}Y}
2   Panic after losing the opener is a mistake (5) ERROR tERROR
3   Almost miss out on the submariner awkwardly showing a higher degree of refinement (7) URBANER sUBmARiNER*
4   Opposed to breaking spoiled lids (3-8) ILL-DISPOSED*
6   Cover rolled up and put inside the oddity with the missing cleric showed cloudiness (7) OPACITY {Odd{PAC<=}ITY}
7   Meg's tiger agitated by some sandglasses (3,6) EGG TIMERS*
8   Left under pressure? (6,4) STRESS MARK [CD]  ?
12 Intense scan reveals antiquity (11) ANCIENTNESS*
13 Young lady with the vocal German man gets a fern (10) MAIDENHAIR {MAIDEN}{HAIR}(~herr)
15 Party with the attendants in the territories (9) DOMINIONS {DO}{MINIONS}
18 Letters from goldsmith Ron established the seats of power (7) THRONES [T]
19 Fee for docking in the space was returned on time (7) MOORAGE {MOOR<=}{AGE}
21 Desires to get bonfire leftovers with Charlie for the first son (5) ACHES A(-s+c)CHES
22 Surrounded by the domestic help's agents, initially at the wrong place (4) AMID (+a)AM(-a)ID

GRID

Thursday, 30 July 2015

No.11460, Thursday 30 July 2015, Neyartha

Neyartha is all abuzz ...

ACROSS
7 Solemnly took out a vitamin from the yellowish concoction (8) OWLISHLY (YELLOWISH-E)*
9 Employee's wife gets rid of the power hog (6) WORKER ((W-P}ORKER)
10 Generic tea brewed by a relative (5-5) GREAT-NIECE (GENERIC TEA)*
11 Its many teeth might help in parting (4)  COMB (CD)
12 Quick to partially grasp Rydberg's theory (4) SPRY (T)
13 Want Nile written out in a language used in scientific circles (3,5) NEW LATIN (WANT NILE)*
16 Snake found wrapped around the Rhode Island instrument (7)  MARIMBA (MA(RI)MBA)
18 Letter about meet with bull from the east has the quality of being strikingly unusual (7) EXOTISM ( (SIT OX)<- in EM)
20 Most extreme rafts are designed to consume thorium energy (8) FARTHEST ((TH E) in RAFTS*)
21 Charlie goes off with a fool to the sand ridge (4) DUNE (DUNcE)
23 Shiver, lacking wings, in a receptacle meant to house bees (4) HIVE (sHIVEr)
24 Cheat the family (one with a Greek character) on the way back to the association (10) CONSORTIUM (CON SORT I MU<-)
25 Mutation removes the vitamin and iodine in goat meat (8) MUTTON (MUTaTiON) Wrond enu .. should be 6
26 Revolutionary army in India encounters an overturned sign in the windflowers (8) ANEMONES ( (OMEN<-) in SENA<-)

DOWN
1 The moving crowd becomes friendly after the Pole goes to the top (5) SWARM ((+S)WARM(-s))
2 Setbacks for the princess and fool with the soft medicinal salves (15) DISAPPOINTMENTS (DI SAP P OINTMENTS)
3 Wyoming bridge partners shelter the short clergyman going north with some dragons (7) WYVERNS (WY(REV<-)NS)
4 Dainty microblog message was cut short (4) TWEE (TWEEt)
5 Stalling to adjust pin on aristocrat (15) PROCRASTINATION (PIN ON ARISTROCRAT)*
6 Most appropriate to smile at sea when wearing tees awkwardly (9) SEEMLIEST (TEES* around (SMILE*))
8 Sweet term of endearment (5) HONEY (2)
14 Increase in acts of vigorous hitting reported (3) WAX (~whacks)
15 Predatory quarrel in retreat about the bill and promise to pay (9) RAPACIOUS (AC IOU in SPAR<-)
17 In one's bonnet, it might be harped on (3) BEE (CD)
19 Bet on Ian smuggling in the posh UK college attender (7) ETONIAN (T)
21 An idler's unmanned aerial vehicle? (5)  DRONE (2)
22 Odd for the Roman leader to get dismissed by the new king's wife (5) QUEEN (QUEE(-r+N))
24 Staff getting historical tribute on the radio (4) CANE (~cain) Did not know that Cain was an archaic word for tribute. It's there in the BRB