Thursday, 12 November 2015

Holiday, Thursday 12 Nov 2015, No Paper



No CW in the paper as well as in the online edition

Detox today without the daily fix.


18 comments:

  1. Day is not complete without cw:(

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  2. But today the last page is full of Life! Enjoy!
    On some days it may have half or quarter Life. On some other days the Page might be DoA.

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  3. Yoo hoo. Fantastic. No cw.good for health

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    1. Suresh,
      Did you tread more on the mill?

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  4. Today's "Missing Crossword" reminds me of a "Missing Wife" joke :

    A husband went to the police station to file a "missing person" report about his missing wife:



    Husband: I lost my wife, she went shopping & hasn't come back yet.

    Inspector: Describe her please.

    Husband: Female......

    Inspector: What is her height?

    Husband: I never checked.

    Inspector: Slim or healthy?

    Husband: Not slim can be healthy.

    Inspector: Color of eyes?

    Husband: Never noticed.

    Inspector: Color of hair?

    Husband: Changes according to season.

    Inspector: What was she wearing?

    Husband: Not sure whether it was a dress or a suit.

    Inspector: Was she driving?

    Husband : Yes.

    Inspector : Describe the car, please.

    Husband: Black Audi A8 with supercharged 3.0 litre V6 engine generating 333 horse power teamed with an eight-speed tiptronic automatic transmission with manual mode.And it has full LED headlights,which use light emitting diodes for all light functions and has a very thin scratch on the front left door.….and then the husband started crying...

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    Inspector: Don't worry sir,... . .We will find your car.

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  5. MB:Joke as entertaining as CW...keep em coming

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  6. 12th Nov Arden CW is available in the online edition

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  7. But when the car is traced and brought back to the owner, the wife at the wheel might come free, I suppose.

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  8. Here are the clues ..Can't upload the grid though

    Across
    1 Impediment to lift sweetheart's clothes (8)
    5 She rejected dances without prima ballerina (6)
    10 Risk taking Romeo gets sore (7)
    11 Expensive food — throw rest away (7)
    12 Distant, finally far removed to give expression (5)
    13 Tea — to a degree? (9)
    14 European survey on noise of birds (12)
    18 Double risk having to partly counter leg break (12)
    21 Strangely, a grim part doesn't make sense (9)
    23 Religious scholars rejected atheism — a mistake admitted (5)
    24 Condemn Bernanke for hiding the deficit (7)
    25 Take off setting some limit at entry (7)
    26 From Emirates, I'm off for a holiday (6)
    27 It's very delicate as he will follow urges (8)
    Down
    1 Run out and you get one (6)
    2 Why fall? May be the next character takes top spot (6)
    3 Frenzied cheer about a pop singer is rare (9)
    4 Place of culture — being red perhaps with reason (8,6)
    6 Prohibitive price of spectacles (5)
    7 John's got time for hair dressing — the womaniser (8)
    8 Is in concert — playing Reggae in between (8)
    9 Campaigning for poll — show interest in green revolution (14)
    15 Facilities for American soldiers and international relationships (9)
    16 Work in potential growth area — lovely! (8)
    17 Gripe about one writing proverbs (8)
    19 Able to copy a piece of furniture... (6)
    20 ... also one riding a wave (2,4)
    22 Joint chafed at the centre (5)

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  9. Since last t wo editions the CW is missing, when the previous day is holiday. We should know the reason also whether the practice will continue. Some influential person like GRIDMAN should ask them.

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