Sunday, 10 January 2016

The Sunday Crossword, Sunday 10 Jan 2016


Please see my post at 7:30 AM below this post for the reasons as to why today the CW is in this style. See the goof up at this link The Sunday Crossword

Three answers per commenter (With annotations)

ACROSS
1   Air force officer's good, playing part in a coup (5,7)  
10 US city in plan linked to a new fraud (9)
11 Superior meal, not small (5)
12 Old, spoilt meat, large area turning greyish-yellow (7)
13 Drama company with rented theatre finally full (7)
14 Material, extracted, put about (5)
15 Fine time to grab souvenir without resistance (8)
17 Article about unusual cupola in Mexican resort (8)
18 Go over cornfield initially during harvest (5)
21 Instrument in middle of shrine guarded by snake (7)
23 Treated badly, not noticed around university (7)
24 Absolute prophet capturing hearts (5)
25 One with power consumed by warlike objective (9)
26 Sauce, out of order, bringing reprimand (8-4)

DOWN
2   Flickering fire, ample guide for climbers? (6,3)
3   Section of account I led up to (5)
4   Actor not bothered about line in singing voice (9)
5   Fruit, soft and fleshy (5)
6   Nice tip perhaps designed for training period (14)
7   Open, reserving right to be annoyed (6)
8   Grant agreement (6)
9   Film director's treatment of senator's crimes (6,8)
15 Dog wagging tail and protecting mother (9)
16 Opener in county's team (9)
19 Push up in battlefield deployment (6)
20 Commercial full of inspiration entertained (6)
22 Customs further south (5)
23 Two-wheeled vehicle was miserable (5)


24 comments:

  1. Sunday Special at 10:30 by Dr Satyen Nabar

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  2. 6 D APPRENTICESHIP
    15 D DALMATIAN

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  3. 11Ac Superior meal, not small (5) UPPER {sUPPER}
    5Dn Fruit, soft and fleshy (5) PLUMP {PLUM]{P}
    6Dn Nice tip perhaps designed for training period (14) APPRENTICESHIP {NICE TIP PERHAPS}*

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  4. 22 Customs further south (5)MORE S

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  5. 9 Film director's treatment of senator's crimes (6,8)MARTIN SCORSESE*

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  6. 8D:ACCORD (DD)
    2D:RELIEF MAP (FIRE AMPLE)*
    12A:OATMEAL=(O)(MEAT+L+A)*

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  7. Compensating for 6Dn :
    3Dn Section of account I led up to (5) UNTIL [T] Def : UP TO

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  8. 8 Grant agreement (6)ACCORD (DD)

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  9. 10A US city in plan linked to a new fraud (9) CHAR(LA)T A N
    21A Instrument in middle of shRIne guarded by snake (7)MA(RI)MBA
    25A One with power consumed by warlike objective (9) I M(P)ARTIAL

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  10. 23 Treated badly, not noticed around university (7) MIS (U) SED {Compensating ACCORD already solved by Vasant}

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  11. Correction
    15 D DAL(MA)TION, FROM TAIL,MA,AND ANAGRAM

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  12. ACROSS
    1 Air force officer's good, playing part in a coup (5,7) {G}{ROUP CAPTAIN*}
    11 Superior meal, not small (5) [-s]UPPER
    26 Sauce, out of order, bringing reprimand (8-4) (DRESSING) (DOWN)

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  13. 1A GROUP CAPTAIN - G + ( PART IN A COUP )*

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  14. 12 OATMEAL - O + MEAT* + L A <=

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  15. 15A DELICATE. D (R ELIC ) ATE - could not find how to strike out R in the phone :)

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  16. 17A ACAPULCO - A + C + CUPOLA*

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  17. 7D Open, reserving right to be annoyed (6)NA{R}KED
    16D Opener in county's team (9){CORK'S}{CREW}
    20D Commercial full of inspiration entertained (6)A{MUSE}D

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  18. COMPENSATING FOR 14 a,

    20 D > AMUSED A(MUSE)D

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  19. cCompenasting for, 20 D,

    24 A > S(H)EER

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  20. 13A - {REPLETE {REP}{LET}{(-theatr)E}
    19D - PEDDLE [T<=]
    23D - MOPED [DD]

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  21. Wrapping up before the special

    18A - RECAP {RE{C(-ornfield)}AP}
    4D - CONTRALTO {L} in {ACTOR+NOT}*

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