Sunday, 31 January 2016

Special, Sunday 31 Jan 2016, Dr Satyen Nabar


Three answers per commeter (Annotations compulsory) till 6 PM
Please provide all your answers in one comment.


ACROSS
1   Give agreement (6)
4   If this is blocked, a doctor goes bananas! Round is cancelled, bring in top intensivist! (7)
8   Back off! Vehicle with deer to leave hastily (7)
9   Most classy correspondence about girl (7)
11 Agency guys entering trendy bar (10)
12 Have fun with bird (4)
13 Some fancy nickname for sceptic (5)
14 Fashionable nightclub where one shakes this (3, 5)
16 Fools briefly hurt by examiner (8)
18 Passage in Shanghai’s legislature (5)
20 Headless dead body leading to squabble (4)
21 Endure criminal boxing back without restraint (10)
23 These toys keep one sane? (7)
24 What you discard when fracture has healed (4-3)
25 Good to not completely stoop while starting exercise to be healthy (7)
26 Perhaps don’t intend to humiliate (6)

DOWN
1   Afresh in a bikini, a gal makes a comeback (5)
2   Piece of toast for prisoner accepting defeat (7)
3   About people supplying information for funds (9)
5   Regarding first awesome contest (5)
6   Too disturbed absorbing misery? Tragic tale (7)
7   A nun cries out for protection (9)
10 What’s rare about this songstress and revolutionary (9)
13 Throw away one’s wicket? Give a dressing-down (9)
15 Fighter heading off to board aircraft with ordinary girl (5-4)
17 Limitlessly skilful story capable of being expressed in words (7)
19 Phantom threat (7)
21 Early development locations? (5)
22 Impish female in river recalled (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed as Dr SATYEN NABAR 3

Enjoy.

47 comments:

  1. 7 d A nun cries out for protection (9)INSURANCE*
    5 d Regarding first awesome contest (5)A(wesome)BOUT
    1 D Afresh in a bikini, a gal makes a comeback (5)AGAIN (T)

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  2. 6D Too disturbed absorbing misery? Tragic tale (7) OT(HELL)O
    13D Throw away one’s wicket? Give a dressing-down (9) CAST I GATE
    15D Fighter heading off to board aircraft with ordinary girl (5-4) PLA(nIN, JA)NE

    Beautiful crossword!

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    1. Welcome.

      Anagram sign's missing on 'O' in the answer to 6D.

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  3. 1a Give agreement (6) ACCORD (DD)
    16a Fools briefly hurt by examiner (8)ASSES SOR (-e)
    18a Passage in Shanghai’s legislature (5)AISLE (T)

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  4. 13A Some fancy nickname for sceptic (5) CYNIC T]
    24A What you discard when fracture has healed (4-3) CAST-OFF [CD]
    19D Phantom threat (7) SPECTRE [DD]

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  5. 20A: TIFF; (-S)TIFF
    26A:(DE)(MEAN)
    22D:ELFIN; EL(F)IN<

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  6. 2D: {C{ROUT}ON}
    9A: {PO{SHE}ST}
    6D: OTHELLO ; TOO HELL*

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  7. 9A PO(SHE)ST
    3D RESOURCES (DD)
    17 EF(ficient)FABLE

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  8. 17D Limitlessly skilful = (-d)EF(-t) + fable

    3D Meant as a charade Re(about) sources (people supplying information)

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  9. 14 across: HIP JOINT;; Fashionable: HIP Nightclub : Joint

    19 down - SPECTRE: phantom also means THREAT

    Have fun : LARK (DD)

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  10. Quite a few wonderful similes -- like HIP JOINT : I liked it very much. LARK a bird and for a Lark

    CAST OFF is another good one; Talks of a Medic's mind !!

    Great fun today, a wonderful and cool day here in CBE for crossies. But the Doc didn't keep us away - didn't have to eat an apple !!

    Thanks , Dr Satyen Nabar: truly - no bar in participating in this !!

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    1. :) Glad you enjoyed... was a lark setting it as well ! Thanks :)

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  11. 11 A > (IN)STRU(MEN)T
    12 A > LARK (DD)

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  12. WISH I HAD NOT RUSHED WITH SIMPLER ONES ! Just now got 10 down: A beautifully crafted clue-- Rare indeed !!

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  13. Superb Puzzle!Lovely clues all round.Loved 10D,8A,14A,21D,23A....

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  14. ah! COMPLETED THIS MEDICAL JOURNEY 21 across !! 21 down is slyly crafted decoy clue !

    The Doc has certainly used his 23 across !

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  15. Compensating for 12A,

    8A > VAMOOSE VA(-N)MOOSE

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  16. Only 4A, 21A, 23A, 10D, 21D yet to go

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  17. 10D RECHERCHE (about-RE,songstress-CHER, revolutionary-CHE )

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  18. 4 Across: CAROTID (I+DOCTOR+1 -O)*
    10 Down: RE CHER CHE
    21 Across: UTERI (CD)

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  19. Enjoyable crossword Doctor Satyen Nabar. Liked it.

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  20. Too late to participate.. very enjoyable xword Dr Satyen; Liked the clues for resources, plain jane, recherche and effable a lot :) Thanks for a good time :)

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    1. Thanks :).. 21A, 23A still to go...

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  21. Quite an impressive puzzle. Thoroughly enjoyed solving it. My COD is 21 Across,one of the leftover clues, yet to be solved by others.

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  22. 23A - MARBLES [DD]
    21A - UNHINDERED {HIND} in {ENDURE}*

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    1. 23A Marbles [CD]

      Thank you again Sir for the opportunity!

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  23. 26A Perhaps don’t intend to humiliate (6) DEMEAN (DE)(MEAN)
    Am not getting 'DE' part please!

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    1. Don't intend -- De mean (perhaps don't = de)is what I intended/meant :)
      Humiliate -- Demean

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    2. That is how i read it & annotated it as well..nice clue too

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  24. Missed the bus, but enjoyed the ride!
    Went bananas over missing the carotid.
    Thank you Doctor. Most enjoyable.

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    1. Thank you Sir :) Was grt fun setting it...

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  25. Good one. Just what the doctor ordered!

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  26. Just picked it up this morning. Thoroughly enjoyable. Many wonderful clues. Maybe it is just the 3rd puzzle of Doctor that has been published. Else I see a very experienced hand.

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    1. Thank you Sir for the kind words :) You made my day!

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