Wednesday, 23 August 2017

'Unsolved clues and grid ' Wednesday 23 Aug 2017

GRIDMAN

ACROSS
1   Rajini, for one, who ensures a large audience (5-6)
9   Worker's back, carrying an Indian wrap, for an empress (7)
10 Bad dogs, say, among a set of fishermen, say (7)
11 Mean person is dumped in French river (5)
12 Odd sort of fighter? (9)
13 Put back into shape fire-damaged top of turret (5)
15 Mother finds the French Right bungling (9)
18 Story is of local resident going round a luxury car (9)
21 A section, in short, is skilled (5)
22 It may go to the dull-headed (6,3)
24 Miss West has ultraviolet shade (5)
26 Somehow I must start living with essentially big activity promoters (7)
27 Divert tourer racing to the East (7)
28 Peeling hood discarded — put away where it may belong (11)

DOWN
1   Tin goes across English river in this boat (9)
2   Approves timeless wine variety, begins settling (5)
3   I get a raid foiled, by the grace of God (3,6)
4   Element makes posh queen essentially chummy (7)
5   Free artist involved in defamation (7)
6   Regretting bankruptcy, with a little gravity (5)
7   Thoroughly cooked! Sabaash! (4-4)
8   He employs you and me with odd leer (4)
14 Forces in a revamp connected with court (8)
16 Not a parade for the living (4,5)
17 LET edited dubious property document (5,4)
19 Moving slowly in great part of a country with girl (7)
20 Seaport dispatched grass (7)
22 Time of day that had us kneeling in part (4)
23 Provide a shade of elegance to joke (5)
25 A learner goes after American university that is regular (5)

GRID

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

No 12092, Tuesday 22 Aug 2017, Gridman


ACROSS
1   Admirer and karate competitor attempt Spanish dance (8) FANDANGO {FAN}{DAN}{GO}

5   Destroyer vehicle used by Indian party (6) VANDAL {VAN}{DAL}
9   You've to give it to prove who you are (8) IDENTITY [CD]
10 Delivery charges? (6) RANSOM [CD]
12 For one, that is Sri Lanka — in the middle (4) ISLE {I{SL}E} Semi&lit
13 Preliminary task has gone through the mill without extreme risk (10) GROUNDWORK {GROUND}{WO}{RisK}
15 At first, boys in school took rolls out of restaurant... (6) BISTRO Acrostic
17 ... and put in pouch the Spanish breakfast item (5) BAGEL {BAG}{EL}
20 Six brought under cover are angry (5) LIVID {LI{VI}D}
21 Change men at university gallery (6) MUTATE {M}{U}{TATE}
24 A rule that may not be known for civility (7,3) MARTIAL LAW [CD]
27 Just charge, we're told (4) FAIR (~fare)
29 Sweet emergence from IGNOU gathering (6) NOUGAT [T]
30 Desis' strange movement over said judge is aslant (8) SIDEWAYS {DESIS}* over {WAY}(~weigh)
31 Be curious about wife leaving for the unknown over there (6) YONDER (-w+y)YONDER
32 Rough, according to setter, with extremes of temerity (8) ASPERITY {AS PER}{I}{Te...tY}

DOWN
1   Female's stiff and cold (6) FRIGID {F}{RIGID}
2   Want the French stylus? (6) NEEDLE {NEED}{LE}
3   Being pretentious, do leave out pawn (4) ARTY pARTY
4   Reptile found by girl on a mountain (5) GATOR {G}{A}{TOR}
6   Honour a tie-up (5) AWARD {A}{DRAW<=}
7   Digger so worked up as to pour out (8) DISGORGE*
8   Mile travelled by relative to get large oven (4,4) LIME KILN {MILE}* {KI{L}N}
11 Leave home in a hurry, having no provisions whatever? (3,3) RUN OUT [DD]
14 Chance upon flipper on far end of mound (4) FIND {FIN}{m..nD}
16 Roll over — with son, it will be nearly a fall (6) TUMBLE sTUMBLE
17 Quick snack may be dentist's request (4) BITE [DD]
18 Readiness to forgive fellows involved in cycle collapse (8) CLEMENCY {MEN} in {CYCLE}*
19 Upset open vessel (8) OVERTURN {OVERT}{URN}
22 After Oriental greeting, one put away a sausage (6) SALAMI {SALAaM}{1}
23 Father, with old pen, is cold and unfriendly (6) FROSTY {FR}{O}{STY}
25 Buccaneer, on losing power, is angry (5) IRATE pIRATE
26 Pitiful expression about one's false identity (5) ALIAS {AL{1}AS}
28 Party by model-in-charge (4) FETE {FE{T}E}

GRID