Wednesday, 31 December 2014

No 11280, Wednesday 31 Dec 2014, Anitya


GOODBYE 2014

ACROSS
7   In which there will be a young charge (4,4) BABY CRIB [CD] With my love for food I had so many options here BABY GRUB, LADY CRAB and so on ...
9   Poor, poor American allowing seepage (6) POROUS {POOR*}{US}
10 Peak of a prince, former partner (4) APEX {A}{P}{EX}
11 Still this person might be over-learning (10) UNDERSTUDY {UNDER}{STUDY}
12 Range where Rex finds himself in a rise that isn't steady (6) SIERRA {SIE{R}RA*}
14 Timid Ell, confused, has scheduled badly (3-5) ILL-TIMED*
15 Currency conversion quotes bringing 'tears'? (8,5) EXCHANGE RATES {TEARS}*
17 It is not a noteworthy container (4,4) NOUN CASE Definition by example
19 Terminating the final part (6) ENDING [DD]
21 Cheat's hint about short Siva proves clinching (10) CONCLUSIVE {CON}{CLU{SIVa}E}
22 Top performer backs followers of Pied Piper (4) RATS <=
23 Intense dreads, say (6) FIERCE (~fears)
24 It tells you where to affix your endorsement (4,4) SIGN HERE [CD]

DOWN
1   Thanks to primarily intensive physical education by one city (6) TAIPEI {TA}{I}{P}{E}{1}
2   Big cat's connections heard (4) LYNX (~links)
3   Brother almost out — laughter creates big to-do (8) BROUHAHA {BR}{OUt}{HAHA}
4   Pairs in a different manner with learner in a sort of binding (6) SPIRAL {PAIRS*}{L}
5   A mariner's bent for being coerced (3-7) ARM-TWISTED {A}{RM}-{TWISTED}
6   Son to discard no winter clothes (3,5) SUN DRESS {S}{UN DRESS}
8   One yet to flower into a brilliant person (7,6) BUDDING GENIUS [CD]
13 Vrooming on the track, they may make arcs (6,4) RACING CARS {ARCS}*
15 Fiscally careful about spending (8) ECONOMIC [CD]
16 Emeer back; urge not starting to appear again (2-6) RE-EMERGE {RE-EME<=}{uRGE}
18 Offender is sailor, American, having hesitation (6) ABUSER {AB}{US}{ER}
20 A turn changing Oriental's character (6) NATURE {A+TURN}*{E}
22 Some ultra-hungry Hindu demon (4) RAHU [T]

GRID

17 comments:

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    1. Why not? A coin case is not worthy for carrying notes

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    2. I think it's not 'NOTE'worthy but 'COIN'worthy?!

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  2. You didn't get the point. I is a noun case, it is not :-)

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    1. I too took it as a Coin Case! But for this it should have been a Centum in my case!! On the whole an entertaining puzzle. Thank you, Anitya. :)

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    2. Deepak, I understand your line of thinking. But then, It is not a number of things. And why noteworthy?. I think it is COIN CASE as a CD.

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  3. "With my love for food I had so many options here BABY GRUB, LADY CRAB and so on ..."

    Chuckle, chuckle! You've been pinching infant food?! When my brothers were infants, I used to swig their Woodward's Gripe Water. Directly from the bottle. Once, I committed some excesses with a brand new bottle, leaving only the empty glass container ...

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  4. I vote for coin case since I need my samosas- to end the year on a full stomach! It contains only coins- cannot hold notes. I am sure Anitya will vote with us.

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  5. What a way to end the year- thank you Anitya.
    Best Wishes for a very Happy & Successful New Year fot all bloggers, setters & their families- A day in advance since I may log in late tomorrow.

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  6. 17a- noun case is known as nominal case. Nominal also means 'not noteworthy' Hence noun case is more suitable in my view. Anyway thanks Anitya for the year end bonanza.

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  7. Bearing in mind the simplicity of the clues, IMO it should be COIN-CASE.

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  8. A very Happy New Year 2015 full of joy and peace to all you guys and dolls out there !!


    Raju &Sapna

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