Saturday, 16 January 2016

Special, Saturday 16 Jan 2016, Pbzepellin


Welcome to our new setter Pbzepellin, bouquets and brickbats welcome.
Three answers per setter as usual (annotations compulsory) till 6 PM.

TIP: This special has some Indian references.


ACROSS 
1   Ggse? (9, 4)
10 Painful missile in indian spice (9)
11 Rotis made in Switzerland? (5)
12 Irrational to back friend from west with cheese? (5)
13 Broad lash whipped up this soup (3,6)
14 Walked daintily over this meat (6)
16 Cook without a head for new angle? (4)
19 A fishy god? (4)
20 Invite M home for an indian snack (6)
25 Is it dangerous to unwind plaster about alien? (9)
26 Ban sex, Pelham's content (5)
27 Burnt! setter found within manoeuvre (5)
28 You must get in between Japanese powder (5,4)
29 Ban this during Prohbition in cork? (6,7)

DOWN 
2   Bake this in... states hick? (8)
3   Top class oil spread on sauce (5)
4   Husband into dot, Indian gumbo (6)
5   Urge factory to produce vegetable (8)
6   War mother fought for this soil conservationist (9)
7   Gut feel about great stars? (6)
8   Rank and file, em auditor (6)
9   Port that is silver? (5)
15 Kit saw alien embracing Sally, people!! (9)
17 Lard on top, egg in bottom of this salad (8)
18 Maggi's figure is a mess initially? (4,4)
21 Praises sung about skewed cleats (6)
22 Fuse meter included words of exploitation? (3,2)
23 Shocked? Cavils at ethnic group (6)
24 Break Romeo into shore (6)
26 Goes and lives without direction (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed at Pbzepellin 1

Enjoy.

46 comments:

  1. 26 A Ban sex, Pelham's content (5)EX PEL (T)
    6D War mother fought for this soil conservationist (9)EARTHWORM*
    25 A Is it dangerous to unwind plaster about alien? (9)SALTPETRE (PLASTER ET)*

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  2. 26A- Expel (T)
    Ban- Def.
    21D- Eclats
    Praises- Def.
    (Cleats)*
    26D- Exits- (Exists-S)
    Goes- Def/

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  3. 13A. Dal-Shorba (anagram)
    5D. Eggplant (urge=egg, factory=plant)

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  4. Replacement for 26A-
    22D- Use me (T)
    Def.- Exploitation

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  5. 23D. Slavic

    (Max 3 from me)

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  6. Being a working day..unable to do the cw...shall try during evening...
    Ill just put in my one answwr
    1A: SCRAMBLED EGGS

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  7. 27Ac Burnt! // setter / found within manoeuvre (5) MOV(I)E

    15Dn Kit // saw alien / embracing Sally, people!! (9) E(QUIP)(MEN)T

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    1. 29 Ban this during Prohibition in cork? (6,7) SCOTCH WHISKEY (CD)

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  8. ACROSS
    10 Painful / missile in indian spice (9) H(ARROW)ING

    DOWN
    3 Top class oil spread on / sauce (5) (A1)(OLI*)
    7 Gut feel / about great stars? (6) G/ASTRO

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  9. 11A ROSTI (rotis)*
    16A NOOK (-C)(+N)ook
    4D BHINDI b(h)indi

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  10. 12A Irrational to back friend from west with cheese? (5){LAP<-}{PI}
    4D Husband into dot, Indian gumbo (6)B{H}INDI
    24D B{R}EACH

    [25A SALTPETER fits here, not SALTPETRE]

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    1. compensating for BHINDI

      26D Goes and lives without direction (5)EXI(-s)TS

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    2. Already solved by Paddy at 8:16

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  11. 14 across: MINCE D
    8 down: PHYL UM hp FILE EM

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  12. Found time afterall!
    My remaning two:
    9D:VIZAG(VIZ)(AG)
    2D:CORNPONE(CD)

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    1. Cornpone is johny cake..a baked dish made in American(states)Rural area(hick)

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  13. Got 17, 18, 28. Thinking for 20...

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  14. Break Romeo into shore: BREACH BEACH- shore Romeo BREACH shore

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  15. 18 down: SOUP CUBE- Maggi soup and figire- cube

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  16. PBZ seems like an old pro..the clues were challenging but enjoyable...Indian references made the puzzle very spicy...keep em coming Zeppelin!

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  17. 17D FAT {T{O}USH}
    19a TUNA (DD)

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    1. Great breakfast with scrambled eggs with LZeppelin. Wasn't Led Zeppelin the renowned singer of yesteryears?
      Thanks for this scotch whiskey( instead of champagne?) opener. You had n=me zapped for the best part of this Saturday morning witgh your fizzy stuff.

      I leave the last one unsolved for the others to zip it up with Zeppelin.

      I hope this is not the one and only breakfast session with you , Zeppelin?

      Keep em' coming. We all immensely enjoyed our pot pongal dyzpepzia !

      Why didn't you include pizza too?

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  18. Writing a word without ends follows silent booze without specs for today's star! (10)

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  19. Broken benzene pill, no direction, silent instead is our setter! (10)

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    1. Nice ones Jeev...seems you are going to become a setter
      Remembered Ramesh giving ABCD:a bonus clue for the day

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    2. Vasant - tried but not fully satisfied. :-)

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    3. Keep at it..you will get lot of help here..

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    4. Vasant - tried but not fully satisfied. :-)

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  20. Led Zeppelin becomes Lead (Pb)Zeppelin!

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    1. My post at 10.11 mentions a song by that hard rock group.

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    2. Led Zepellin my favourite while in college. I loved 'Whole Lotta Love' and 'The Lemon song' from Led Zepellin II

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  21. Oh! I was wondering about it.

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  22. compensating:

    28A You must get in between Japanese powder (5,4) {U}{M{AMI D}UST}

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    1. Sandhya special- tough one. I could get only the dust part!

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    2. Whatever that is, well figured Sandhya.

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    1. Thanks jeev. Another word I did not know. Since I have not finished my third one, I will steal the thunder

      20a {A{M}BODE}

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    2. Well solved..while I got Umami Dust rathee easily..ambode took a long long time

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  24. We used to call it 'Ama vadai' in Tamil, which looks like having come from 'Ambode'. That finishes the snacks having started from breakfast.

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  25. Thanks everyone for the kind encouraging remarks..hope this is the first of many :) Thanks to Colonel and all of this blog's contributors and participants for this opportunity... here is to more :)

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