Saturday, 23 May 2015

No 11402, Saturday 23 May 2015, Neyartha


Straight forward one from Neyartha.

Across


1 Gazing into these might reveal a lot (7,5) CRYSTAL BALLS (CD)
8 Continuous // operation (7) RUNNING (DD)
9 Evasive pattern // shown by lightning bolts (6) ZIGZAG (DD)
11 Maoris run out to see the constellation (4,5) URSA MINOR {MAORIS RUN}*
12 Adult's out of place in the country range (5) CHAIN {CH(+A)IN(-A)}
14 Article about humour's hot for that reason (9) THEREWITH {THE}{RE}{WIT}{H}
16 Seal in the Scottish lake reported (4) LOCK (~LOCH)
18 Support the Congress chief to get rid of the new financial institution (4) BACK {BA(-N)(+C)K}
19 Type of wind generated by manufacturing of nitrate after receiving notice (9) ANTITRADE {ANTITR{AD}E}*
21 Withdraw with revolutionary Anu to entertain the Pole and the Yankee (5) UNSAY {UNA<=}{S}{Y}
22 Ignore sap at sea in an island country (9) SINGAPORE {IGNORE SAP}*

23 Knocking sound makes Bharat tattle to some extent (3-3) RAT-TAT (T)
25 Correct for the government to dismiss the Democrat and return to an earlier state (7) REGRESS {RE(-D)(+G)RESS}
26 Characteristic tendency to support ignoring one-third of the initials (6,6) SECOND NATURE {SECOND}{sigNATURE}

Down

2 Crane's scene altered to show rebirths (11) RENASCENCES {CRANE'S SCENE}*
3 Acts skittish around Frenchmen on an island with some undergarments (8) SHIMMIES {SHI{M}{M}{I}ES}
4 Leo disregarded generational variance in the country (9) ARGENTINA {GENeRATIoNAl}*
5 In Cuba, Zarathustra got to the marketplace (5) BAZAR (T)

6 Disheartened Lucy retains pen sent up with the willed property (6) LEGACY {Luc{EGAC<=}Y}
7 Tail-less marine mammal in a large body of salt water (3) SEA {SEAl}
8 Rudely awaken the sailor and heavily sedated ship labourer (10) ROUSTABOUT {ROUST}{AB}{OUT}

10 Troubled sinner considering look up with the hotel managers (10) INNKEEPERS {INN{KEEP<=}ERS}*
13 Accountant enlists Victor and Oscar to meet simpleton with an Arabic fruit (7,4) AVOCADO PEAR {A{V}{O}CA}{DO PE}{AR}

15 Such drivers may flee the scene (3-3-3) HIT-AND-RUN (E)
17 Frank's dilemma in conversation (8) STRAIGHT {~STRAIT}
20 Psychic used chemistry to lose her (6) MYSTIC {CheMISTrY}*
22 American leader tucks into the tiny eggs brought up with a smooth fabric (5)  SATIN {S{A}TIN<=}
24 Innocent // animal (3) ASS (DD)

Reference list

Adult=A,Article=The,About=Re,Hot=H,New=N,Notice=Ad,Pole=S,Yankee=Y,Government=G,Democrat=D
Frenchmen=MM,Island=I,Sailor=AB,Accountant=ACA,Victor=V,Oscar=O,Arabic=AR

Color/Font Scheme

Definition,Solution,Component letters,Anagram Indicator

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6 comments:

  1. A giant Samosa today as well !!! Thank you, Neyartha. :-)))

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  2. 20Dn : 'used' to be highlighted as anind pl.

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  3. Still bettered the time! Thank you Neyartha for samosas!

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  4. 13 Accountant enlists Victor and Oscar to meet simpleton with an Arabic fruit (7,4) AVOCADO PEAR {A{V}{O}CA}{DO PE}{AR}

    This was the only anno that I couldn't parse. Knew the role of V, O, DOPE etc. The trouble started with 'accountant and 'arabic' I took CA for accountant and as a result had a problem placing AAR. Didn't know ACA too can be used for 'accountant'.

    Nice and exhaustive colourful blogging by Ramesh.!

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  5. Chartered accountants are ACA's & FCA's. Associated & Fellow. Associated is the initial degree after passing out and FCA is awarded after some years of practice. That said, this is the first time that I see ACA being used for an accoutant. To be honest, I did not parse it either.

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