Sunday, 11 January 2015

Special, Sunday 11 Jan 2015, Le Roi


Three answers per commenter (Annotations compulsory) upto 6 PM


ACROSS
8   Aim axe to cut food poisoning (8)
9   Unwind, General right next to French nude, from the east (6)
10 Graduate doctor has couple of ducks to find grass (6)
11 Oriental viper in brief animation is a kitchen utility (8)
12 Decision obtained by measurement breaking key resistance (8)
13 Studded fashionable topless Scottish wear (6)
14 Inebriated model hit for dead, lying between extremes (6,2,3,4)
18 Hundred and fifty gardenias essentially, it illuminates a romantic dinner (6)
20 Packed memory gas used in slaughter (4-4)
23 Cat in agony finally gone giving odorous compound (8)
24 Complete a royal tirade (6)
25 Period after cannabis appetiser (6)
26 Revolutionary group embraces German soldier to form a board with 32 warriors (5,3)

DOWN
1   Nil delivery due to foot over the line (2,4)
2   Skinny injured bear down (3-5)
3   Without difficulty, kiss gets model in for top consideration (6)
4   A soft crime scene unravelled postgraduate (6,2,7)
5   Swimmer laughs if a nutty part flipped (4,4)
6   Support the Spanish drive (6)
7   Some nail arranged for a pasta ingredient (8)
15 Homework passivity (8)
16 Cosmetic look at luxury ship (8)
17 Royal Engineer buried gold in celebration to make it green again (8)
19 Faculty head hiding setter to humiliate (6)
21 Surprised at labyrinth in our time (6)
22 Underwear that is lost to stay put (6)

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Enjoy.

32 comments:

  1. 18A : CANDLE C+AND+L+E
    7D : SEMOLINA*
    19D : DE(ME)AN

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  2. 15d: INACTION
    Home=IN, work=ACTION
    Defn.: passivity

    18a: CANDLE
    {C}{AND}{L}{gardEnias}
    Defn.: illuminates a romantic dinner

    19d: DEMEAN
    {DEAN} "hiding" {ME}
    Defn.: humiliate

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  3. 23a: PTOMAINE
    {P{TOM}AIN}{gonE}
    Defn: odorous compound

    25a: POTAGE
    {POT}{AGE}
    Defn: appetiser

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    1. These 2 are being submitted since MB had already provided two of my earlier three solutions.

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  4. Across
    14 Inebriated model hit for dead, lying between extremes (6,2,3,4) MIDDLE OF THE ROAD*
    Anag of model hit for dead; inebriated AnagrInd
    Down
    4 A soft crime scene unravelled postgraduate (6,2,7) MASTER OF SCIENCE*
    Anag of A soft crime scen, unravelled - AnagrInd
    16 Cosmetic look at luxury ship (8) (EYE)(LINER)

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  5. 3 Without difficulty, kiss gets model in for top consideration (6) - SMOOTH - T replaces C in SMOOCH
    5 Swimmer laughs if a nutty part flipped (4,4) - TUNA FISH
    6 Support the Spanish drive (6) - PROPEL

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    1. Sritri,
      Please provide the annotations for 5D and 6D

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    2. 5D - Swimmer laug[hs if a nut]ty part flipped - TUNA FISH - Flipped and embedded in the clue
      6D - PROP (SUpport) - EL (Spanish)

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  6. 8A TOXAEMIA*
    10A BA MB OO
    24A A R RANT


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  7. 2D RAW-BONED Anagram of bear down Def - Skinny

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  8. 11A TEASPOON {T(E)(ASP)(OON)} Def - Kitchen utility
    Brief animation - Toon
    oriental- E
    Viper - Asp

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  9. 12a {CL{INCH}E}R
    13a IN(-p)LAID
    20A {C{RAM}{F}ULL}

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  10. 12 a :CLINCHER: DECISION---- measurement- inch- CL--key=R for resistance

    13a: INLAID-- studded--- fasionable-- IN-- topless Sottish wear-- (P)LAID

    26 a: CHESS SET== Revolutionary_ CHE (Gyuera) German soldier SS- Group SET

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  11. I saw that Sureshji has pipped me at the post by four minutes, with 12 and 13 a:

    Hence I replace: 17d: REFOREST - RE Royal engineer; Celebration-- FEST -- Gold -OR
    22: LINGER--(IE) Underwear-- i.e lost -- stay put - to linger

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  12. I guess 21D is yet to be knocked down.

    A(MAZE)D - MAZE in our times AD (anno domini)

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  13. Excellent compilation by Le Roi-- no roiling the brain !! keep it up.

    No need for a 11 across of 23 across to cause 8 across !!!

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  14. LEFTOVER : The Final One Yet To Be Answered!
    9A : Unwind, General right next to French nude, from the east (6)

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  15. 9A- Unreel
    Unwind- Def.
    General- Lee
    Right- R
    From the east- Reversal indiactor
    French nude- Nu?

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  16. Yes that is correct. I don't know if it was acceptable to others ?

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  17. Acceptable to me! Nude in French is 'nu' confirmed by Google Translate!!

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    1. ...and this is what I was expecting to post after 6:00 pm, in case nobody answered it.

      9A : UNREEL {UN<==}{R}{EEL<==} Nude in French is 'NU' Definition : Unwind.

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    2. {UN}{R}{EEL} <==

      Well set & thanks, Le Roi.

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