Sunday, 17 August 2014

Special, Sunday 17 Aug 2014, Afterdark


Thanks to Afterdark for providing us with a steady supply of Sunday Specials.
Three answers per commenter (With annotations) as usual till 6 PM.


ACROSS
1   Blemish on policeman returning from K Mart wasting time with his first kid (8)
5   Atoll discovered in Polaris landing (6)
9   Deceitfully break and remove CFL from festival (8)
10 Bond to brag about following eminently sexy leaders (6)
12 Ohio poll I rigged for the common people (3,6)
13 Historic blunder to give cot away belonging to an European (5)
14 Setback to plague Pole in front (4)
16 Eagle let loose by detective inside is close to ground (7)
19 Pilot gets an audiovisual on a mountain without icecap (7)
21 Buy Victor's result (4)
24 Chance for dog to dog retiring officer (5)
25 First and foremost, catch kinky amour in his pant (9)
27 Sailor on mount covered with flowers (6)
28 Girl's organization is a mess (8)
29 Scam out in parliament, Earl to join before escape (6)
30 Holy term coined for nourishing (8)

DOWN
1   Mad man makes Korean rapper adopt a child with love (6)
2   Disagree to evict daughter's dog (6)
3   Slogan of a Tamil leader is to follow doctor leading from front (5)
4   Danger about evacuated deaf's trail (3,4)
6   Child without us in constant doubt (9)
7   Hybrid interracial cat by mistake, taken out on a plane (8)
8   Depressed husband laid up, deteriorating (8)
11 Partner provided with ecstasy aboard (4)
15 So iron out wrinkles that are disgraceful (9)
17 Wise man shelters a program from destruction (8)
18 Letter crucial to be rewritten to take Rupee (8)
20 Persuade about work inside (4)
21 Heard we get dreadful goitre due to giddiness (7)
22 Strange comeback by the German after execution (6)
23 Plot without base on stage (6)
26 Beggar greatly to swap goggles for you (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed at the following link ADB 17

Enjoy.

54 comments:

  1. 12 Ohio poll I rigged for the common people (3,6) HOI POLLOI*

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  2. 5 Atoll discovered in Polaris landing (6) ISLAND (T)

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  3. 14 Setback to plague Pole in front (4) S NAG

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  4. 22 Strange comeback by the German after execution (6) MURDER (MUR<==DER)

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  5. 13 A IRISH (HISTORIC-COT)*
    21 A VEND (V END ) def : buy

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  6. 15D - NOTORIOUS
    [SO IRON OUT]* anagram

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  7. 1D : Mad man makes Korean rapper adopt a child with love (6) PSYCHO (PSY+CH+O)

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  8. 3 Slogan of a Tamil leader is to follow doctor leading from front (5) MO T TO

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  9. 20 Persuade about work inside (4) R (OP) E

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  10. 18 Letter crucial to be rewritten to take Rupee (8) CIRCULA* R

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  11. 9 A YULETIDE DECEITFULLY(-) CFL *

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  12. 1 Blemish on policeman returning from K Mart wasting time with his first kid (8) POC<- K MAR +K (-t)

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  13. 7D : Hybrid interracial cat by mistake, taken out on a plane (8) AIRLINER (INTERRACIAL - CAT)

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  14. 7D: AIRLINER{INTERRACIAL(-CAT)}*
    8D:DOWNHILL{(DOWN)(H)(ILL)}

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  15. 30 Holy term coined for nourishing (8) MOTHERLY*

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  16. 17 Wise man shelters a program from destruction (8) S(A BOT)AGE

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  17. Replies
    1. * anno explained

      AB - Sailor
      LOOM - Mount

      ABLOOM - covered with flowers

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  18. 10 ESCROW
    {Essentially} {Sexy} {CROW}

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  19. Colonel Sir, Clue No.23 Dn not seen pl.

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  20. 26 MOOCH = Beggar
    {MUCH} -u +OO

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  21. 27 ABLOOM = covered with flowers
    {AB} {LOOM}

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    1. You have to try another clue Mr Abhay, as this is already done.

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  22. MB
    Abhay has solved 26d above
    The clue is
    26d Beggar greatly to swap goggles for you (5)

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  23. I think the following remain to be solved:

    AC: 5 16 24 29

    DN: 2 4 11 23

    (E&OE)

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  24. CGB @ 10:57: I think 28 A requires a slight correction.

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    1. Vasant, I think you can go for one more answer to compensate 7Dn :)

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  25. 5 A SOLVED BY Chaturvasi at 10.35 ISLAND

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  26. Thanks MB. Making up for 7 D, 24A: OCCUR{ (OC)(CUR)}

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  27. Slight Change in Anno: (OC<)(CUR)

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  28. LEFTOVERS @ 12:00 (NOON)

    Across : 16, 29

    Down : 2, 4, 6, 11, 23.

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  29. Making up for 27:

    6 SUSPICION = doubt

    {SCION} outside {US}+{PI}

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  30. 16A: EPIGEAL ; { E (PI) AGLE}*
    29A: EGRESS ; {E}{(-con)GRESS}
    2D: COLLIE ; COLLI(-d)E

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  31. Excellent entertainment by AD, as usual. Thoroughly enjoyed the fare.The last to go was 16A.

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  32. Thanks to Afterdark for adding to the weekend enjoyment!

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  33. 4. Danger about evacuated deaf's trail --- RE D(-ea)F LAG (definition = danger)

    11. Partner provided with ecstasy aboard --- W (IF) E (definition = partner)

    23. Plot without base on stage --- STOR(E)Y (definition = stage)

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  34. There ends the show! Thank you Afterdark, for the entertainment!! Keep them coming. :)

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  35. Partner provided with ecstasy aboard

    Suppose it is Ecstasy?

    Suppose one gets a partner who has had Ecstasy?

    Suppose even the first partner is already loaded with Ecstasy?

    I am numbed by the prospects.

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    1. Why numbed? You should be excited & ecstatic!

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  36. DG 12:03 GUESTS AT HOME* = Most eats huge....;-)

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  37. Joining in late due to power problem at home. Missed all the fun. Solved most of it and decided to look in and enjoyed Richard's tailpiece too. Thank you all including AD & Col.

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  38. Thanks all of you. Sorry for not participating in the morning. I am out of country and was using the Sunday to catch up some sightseeing of the picturesque Galle cricket ground and Fort. Just back after a gruelling 6 hour road trip.. BTW , there was a Hitchcock theme lurking in the puzzle :)

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