Saturday, 29 July 2017

No 12072, Saturday 29 Jul 2017, Arden

ACROSS

6 Subject review in college — I'll follow (5) LIEGE (T<=)
7 US government fences central camp (5,3) UNCLE SAM {UNCLE S}{cAMp}
10 Brush in use to polish (7) BURNISH {BRUSH+IN}*
11 Shirker's excuse is well known (7) NOTABLE {NOT}[ABLE}
12 Delay's ok while wearing dress (5,2) DWELL ON {D{WELL} ON}
13 Girl under cover finds something crawling (7) ANNELID {ANNE}{LID}
14 Iraq must see settlement in Manhattan (5,6)  TIMES SQUARE {IRAQ+MUST+SEE}*
19 Cure reported across the continent (7) PANACEA {~ PAN ASIA}
21 Time in the middle is outdated, nothing moves (7) IMPASSE {tIMe}{PASSE} Defn ok?
23 About to be framed in gold, at this time of the year (7) OCTOBER {O{C}{TO}{BE}R}
25 Treatment for those people accepting guilt (7)  THERAPY {THE{RAP}Y}
26 Strategy to make an orchestra keep quiet (4,4) GAME PLAN {GAME {P}LAN}
27 Hunter about to cross port (5)  ORION {O{RIO}N}

DOWN

1 Extremely unusual to stride away after royal address (8) WEIRDEST {WE}{STRIDE*}
2 Friendly setter gets in a turmoil (6) GENIAL {G{IN+A*}EL} Nice. I was stuck on I/Me for setter for sometime
3 Word of comparison between two continents — no rope for mercy killing (10)  EUTHANASIA {EUrope}{THAN}{ASIA}
4 Coin tossed by Kohli, perhaps (4) ICON {COIN*}
5 Playgirl controls wild mob (6) GAMBOL {GA{MOB*}L}
6 Urge to look around in the same place (6) LIBIDO {L{IBID}O}
8 Land on site — a lay out (7) ESTONIA {ON+SITE+A}*
9 Martial art — floor takes over (5) KENDO {K{END}O}

13 Clearing bill, leaving later (10) ACQUITTING {AC}{QUITTING}
15 Ghastly to see carriage ram into horse (7) MACABRE {MA{CAB}RE}
16 Neck exposed, still transported (8) ECSTATIC {nECk}{STATIC}
17 Issue about a flowerit's a scoop (5) SPOON {S{PO}ON}
18 Know any stray subject? (6) KENYAN {KEN}{ANY*}
20 Spot weightlifting is good (3,3) NOT BAD {DAB}{ TON}<=}
22 No help using disinfectant (6) PHENOL {NO+HELP}*

24 The part left in the egg (4) ROLE {RO{L}E}

Reference list  

About=C (Circa), Gold=OR, Quiet=P (Piano), About=On
Royal address=We, Girl=Gal, Floor= KO (Knock Out), Bill=Ac, Know=Ken, Left=L, Egg=Roe

Color/Font Scheme

DefinitionSolutionComponent lettersEmbedded links, Anagram IndicatorC/C indicatorReversal IndicatorHidden word IndicatorLetter Pick indicatorDeletion IndicatorHomophone IndicatorMovement IndicatorPositional IndicatorSubstitution, IndicatorLink/Connector, Extraneous

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Friday, 28 July 2017

No 12071, Friday 28 Jul 2017, Arden


ACROSS
1   Get past three, plus thirteen are in the picture (3,4,6) THE LAST SUPPER*
10 Grinder, used briefly in a month (5) MOLAR {M{OLd}AR}
11 Tee collar tailored for the poles, they say (9) ELECTORAL* (~ polls)
12 Long to be in the list, American left the city (9) ROCHESTER {aCHE} in {ROSTER}
13 Vessel will dock at either Gdynia or Tallinn (5) AORTA [T]
14 Saying Willy got a duck (7) SAWBILL {SAW}{BILL}
16 Praises income disbursal before middle of May (7) ENCOMIA {INCOME*}{mAy}
18 Picture frame pushed in, I must shift force (7) IMPETUS {Pi...rE} in {I+MUST}*
20 It's too big, I can't possibly cover it (7) TITANIC {I+CANT}* over {IT}
22 A hired assassin in Japan was caught (5) NINJA [T]
24 Informs freely, at times follows home (9) INTIMATES {IN}{AT+TIMES}*
26 Definitely will nab culprit, half the ring will go bust (9) SCULPTURE {S{CULPriT}URE}
27 River by the mountains in countryside (5) RURAL {R}{URAL}
28 Well exposed within family, and lot happens on the sly (13) CLANDESTINELY {CLAN}{DESTIN{wELl}Y}

DOWN
2   Golly! it turned cool- why? (4,3) HOLY COW*
3   Thief dressed in scarlet (9) LARCENIST*
4   Fish raised a stink (5) SMELT [DD]
5  Best to take note of a diagnostic procedure (5,4) SMEAR TEST  {SM{E}ARTEST}
6   Starts praying to almighty before it’s eaten as daily bread (5) PITTA {Pr...g}{To}{Al...y} over {IT}
7   Read about something strange- myringa (7) EARDRUM {READ*}{RUM}
8   Painter or Dentist? (13) IMPRESSIONIST [DD]
9   Cancels order, lug in some beer- everything must go! (9,4) CLEARANCE SALE {EAR} in {CANCELS}* and {ALE}
15 Lethargy- it dogs girl, man scratches his head (9) LASSITUDE {LASS}{IT}{dUDE}
17 Could start at a marina, sadly not a single boat (9) CATAMARAN {Co..d}{AT}{A}{MARiNA*}
19 Clip and suffer in place (3,4) PIN ?U?L (Addendum - PIN CURL {P{INCUR}L} - See comments)
 21 Old city in South African province, looks genuine... (7) NATURAL {NAT{UR}AL}
23 ...like the writer in Colorado (5) ASPEN {AS}{PEN}
25 River of wine runs through (5) TRENT {T{R}ENT}

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