Sunday, 3 May 2015

Special, Sunday 03 May 2015, Final Chennai Crossie Open 2015 by WGC IIT(M)


As this is a 13x13 only TWO answers per commenter (Annotations compulsory) till 6PM.
Please enter all your answers in a single comment.

Nirmal L, Akshay Krishna, Narasimhan B & Sashank K of IIT(M) were the setters for the Chennai Crossie Open
Thanks to Nirmal of IIT(M) for sharing this with us.



ACROSS
7   Doctors for disturbed, loveless astrophysicist (13)
8   Marriage of Spanish opera lead and American labourer (8)
9   Leaders of Pakistan lord over troubled land (4)
10 Black OR white kind of logic? (7)
12 Fool I would start to ignore over time (5)
14 Drain parasite of the ear (5)
16 Burn up setter in box (7)
19 Burma, Siam part of this? (4)
20 Claim of strength proves ineffective (8)
22 Reenacting sin reveals refusal to change one's attitude (13)

DOWN
1   Most of 19's just like this (2,2)
2   Tutor institute (6)
3   Woman sends son back in slumber parties (7)
4   Misappropriated tippet (5)
5   Relaxed princess in retrospect, is lucid (6)
6   Fresh tacos not on the house (2,2,4)
11 Outspoken, fat worker is respectful (8)
13 Explicit illustration (7)
15 One fleeing burning Karachi to spiritual centre (6)
17 "Whisper", many say (6)
18 Soft Scot dipping in river (5)
21 Sweet relative, not sweetheart (4)

Acrosslite version can be accessed at FINAL CCO 2015

Enjoy.

30 comments:

  1. ACROSS

    7 Doctors for disturbed, loveless astrophysicist (13) PSYCHIATRISTS*-o

    19 Burma, Siam part of this? (4) ASIA (T)

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  2. 7 Doctors for disturbed, loveless astrophysicist (13) Psychiatrists

    Astrophysicist - O *

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  3. 9 Leaders of Pakistan lord over troubled land (4) PLOT (acrostic)

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  4. 22 Reenacting sin reveals refusal to change one's attitude (13) intransigence*

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  5. 22 Reenacting sin reveals refusal to change one's attitude (13) Intransigence

    Reenacting sin*

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  6. 5D; LIMPID= (LIMP)(ID<)
    21D: NICE=NI(-E)CE

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  7. 8 Marriage of Spanish opera lead and American labourer (8) Espousal
    Spanish - Esp opera lead - O American - USA Labour - l

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  8. 6 Fresh tacos not on the house (2,2,4) At no cost
    TACOS NOT* Def - on the house

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  9. 13d: GRAPHIC (DD)

    15d: CHAKRA = spiritual centre
    (KARACHi)*

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  10. 16A - CREMATE* (CRATE=BOX + ME=SETTER) = BURN UP

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  11. 12A - IDIOT*
    I WOULD = I'd
    Ignore Over Time = acrostic (IOT)
    fool = idiot

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  12. 2D : Tutor institute (6) SCHOOL [DD]

    4D : Misappropriated tippet (5) STOLE [DD]

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  13. Nice Xword; good clues all around.

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  14. 18D - {P{IAN}O}
    20A - {I'M}{POTENT}

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    1. It's "claim of strength" = "I'm potent".

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  15. Still to be solved

    Across - 10, 14

    Down - 1, 3, 11, 17

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  16. 14 Drain parasite of the ear (5) - LEACH (hp LEECH)
    17 "Whisper", many say (6) {M}{UTTER}

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  17. 1d: Most of 19's just like this (2,2) AS I(-a)'S

    3d: 3 Woman sends son back in slumber parties (7) (+F)(-s)IESTA +S

    F for 'woman' unusual, so put me on wrong track for a long.time. Was thinking of word starting with Di......

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    1. The Fiestas clue went unanswered in the competition

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    2. I think had it been 'female' it would have been solved. Nice clue otherwise.

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  18. Nice and tricky crossword. Thanks to Nirmal, Akshay, Narasimhan and Sashank for sharing.

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  19. LAST TWO REMAINING
    Across : 10
    Down : 11

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  20. 10a. Black OR white kind of logic? (7) BOOLEAN (DD)
    11d.11 Outspoken, fat worker is respectful (8) OBIESANT (~OBESE) ANT

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    1. OR and AND gates, true or false etc or part of Boolean logic

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  21. 11 Outspoken, fat worker is respectful (8) OBIESANT (~OBESE) ANT

    Nice misdirection in the hp ind.

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