Sunday, 4 May 2014

Special, Sunday 04 May 2014, Afterdark


Three answers per commenter (with annotations) upto 6 PM.


ACROSS
1    Pet girl and young tailor make a piece of garment (5,6)
7    Avoid heroin, send drink (3)
9    Out of print note about light (5)
10  Complicated open-heart surgery makes sick greyhen extinct animal (9)
11  Angry telecaster sacked trainee and extras (2,7)
12  Actually cravat conceals different fabric (5)
13  Flute played outside World Body is melodious (7)
15  King's book on lease (4)
18  First-class, detailed and precise (4)
20  Redesigned workout king swapped with knight is obselete (7)
23  Anger crazy young man spitting chewing gum (5)
24  Shake mate in a mess to hurry (4,5)
26  Roughen bi, queer who lives next door (9)
27  Emasculate and behead the sniper (5)
28  Appearance of big German missed (3)
29  Desire setter harboured is strong about missing husband's accomplishment (11)

DOWN
1    Press release on rewritten poetry earns wealth (8)
2    Detecting no spasm before gin cocktail (8)
3    Yes, talk about missing Australian vessel (5)
4    Risk losing article of emperor (7)
5    Redress malfunctioning of furniture (7)
6    Antelope all over the place, though unknown in celestial body (9)
7    Look for ocean right of the church (6)
8    Dock gangster at the gate (6)
14  Plant false history in assemblies, no alternative! (9)
16  NSE lost commonsense in a frenzy, in a soup (8)
17  Detain alien in a large network (8)
19  Huge insect following scholar on road (7)
20  Eater OK about getting a shrub (3,4)
21  Start to praise endlessly on the point Switzerland took (6)
22  Single had nothing coming back in staying connected (6)
25  Keep animal right outside and get censor certificate (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed at the following link ADB 15

Enjoy.

64 comments:

  1. 20 Eater OK about getting a shrub (3,4) OAK TREE {EATER OK}*

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  2. Replies
    1. Corrected here but not in Across Lite

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    2. So it is an ACHIEVEMENT, that I solved it on Acrosslite.

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  3. 11A: ET CETERAS{TELECASTER(-L)}*
    12A:LYCRA-T
    13A:T(UN)EFUL*

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  4. 26A Roughen bi, queer who lives next door (9)
    NEIGHBOUR (ROUGHEN BI)*
    Def: Who lives next door

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  5. 11A. ETC may stand for Et Ceteras but for me it is End of Thinking Capacity

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  6. 24.A. MAKE HASTE. (SHAKE MATE)*
    13.A.TUNEFUL. (FLUTE+UN)*

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  7. 24A Shake mate in a mess to hurry (4,5) MAKE HASTE*

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  8. 17D Detain alien in a large network (8)
    INTERNET (INTERN)(ET)
    Def: A large network

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  9. Regarding 29A,please read the clue as - "Desire setter harboured is strong about missing husband's accomplishment (11)"

    I made the correction, but sent the wrong one to Colonel.

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    1. Again, corrected here but not in Across Lite

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  10. 6D Antelope all over the place, though unknown in celestial body (9)
    EXOPLANET (ANTELOPE)*+X
    Def: Celestial Body

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  11. 1.D.PROPERTY. PR(POETRY)*

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  12. 16 NSE lost commonsense in a frenzy, in a soup (8) CONSOMME {COMMONSE}*{-nse}

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    1. I feel the correct Anno is (COMMONSEnse)*

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  13. 20 Redesigned workout king swapped with knight is obselete (7)OUTWORN {WOR(-k)(+N)OUT}* Def: Obsolete

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  14. 3.D.YACHT. (YA)(CHaT)
    Compensating for 13 A

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  15. 22D- ON(LIN)E
    Single- one
    Nothing coming back- LIN =<

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  16. 5D- Dresser-(redress)*

    7D- search
    Look for- Def.
    Ocean- Sea
    Right- R
    Church- Ch

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  17. Enjoyable Crossie; PTEROSAUR was the last to fall in place

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  18. Contributions required for the Sunday Specials

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  19. My 3
    2D NOTICING - NO+TIC+(GIN)*
    4D IMPERIL - IMPERI(-A)L
    23A ANNOY - (YOUNGMAN-GUM)*

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  20. My 3 which i deleted by mistake!!

    1A - PANTY GIRDLE {PET+GIRL+AND+Y}*
    10A - PTEROSAUR {OPEN HEART SURGERY - greyhen}*
    15A - {RE}{NT}

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  21. 8 D Dock gangster at the gate (6) PORTAL (PORT AL)

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  22. Computer domain special ! More than what is needed to call it special.

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  23. 19A Huge insect following scholar on road (7) MAMMOTH (not sure about the anno . Got MA & MOTH ,M ?)

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  24. 14 D Plant false history in assemblies, no alternative! (9) FORSYTHIA {FOR (SYTHI)A}

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  25. LV @ 12:52: I think the anno should be: {FOR[SYTHI(-OR)*]A} i.e. HISTORY WITHOUT or(alternative) In FORA(ASSEMBLIES)

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  26. I think the Anno of N R Sir looks better.

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    1. My Anno was same as Vasant's FORA<<< (HISTORY-OR)*

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    2. @SR Even my anno was same as Vasant's anno

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  27. 21 Start to praise endlessly on the point Switzerland took (6) LAUNCH {LAUd} N {CH}

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  28. 25 Keep animal right outside and get censor certificate (5) HOUSE {HOr{U}SE}

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  29. 18A First-class, detailed and precise (4) PRIM {PRIMe}

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  30. MB @ 1:11: It certainly does!

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  31. Leftovers for latecomers

    Across - 7, 9, 27, 28, 29

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  32. ACROSS
    27 Emasculate and behead the sniper (5) [-g]UNMAN
    29 Desire setter harboured is strong about missing husband's accomplishment (11) ACH(I)E VE[-he]MENT
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    25 Keep animal right outside and get censor certificate (5) HO[r](+U)SE

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    1. 25 Down already solved.

      28Ac Appearance of big German missed (3) HU[-g]E

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  33. 9Ac : Could there be a typo in the last word of the clue?!

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  34. 9A Out of print note about light (5)

    OPTIC

    o - out
    p - print
    ti - note
    c - about

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    1. OOP and OP are abbreviations for 'out of print'

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  35. 9Ac : Instead of 'light', if 'sight' was shown in the clue, it would have been a giveaway, Hence 'light' preferred, I think!

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  36. Thanks for the special Shrikanth

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  37. Thanks Colonel for the opportunity. Paddy's 12.48 is correct. Did this as a dedication to the launch of my inteenational property portal. Www. Housejuvo.com. thanks folks.

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  38. Thanks for the Crossword AD and congrats on your new portal..PROPERTY, PORTAL, LAUNCH, ONLINE, SEARCH, HOUSE..Anythjng I have missed? Quite an ACHIEVEMENT, I must add:)

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  39. Add..INTERNET, ofcourse:)

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  40. @ AD Thanks for the xword & All the best

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  41. All the best with your new portal, Shrikanth. And now to solve your puzzle.

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