Sunday, 28 February 2016

Special, Sunday 28 Feb 2016, Jerry


Welcome to our new setter Jerry, Bouquets and Brickbats welcome.
Three answers per commenter as usual (Annotations compulsory) till 6 PM.
Please provide your answers in one comment.


ACROSS
1    Chief of Army learns about arms depot (7)
5    Student union's leader: "I can't work for maniac" (7)
9    Avoid party's leaderless side (5)
10 Narrator's devastated with the death of old explorer (9)
11 Arrest of Ukrainian leader by communist is regretted (4)
12 A revolutionary kidnaps man carrying weapons (5)
14 One who opposes the opening of a new training institution (4)
16 A steamship with an ultimate attack (7)
18 Sickness beginning to nurture at unhygienic body of water (6)
20 Gallery's exhibition didn't start without the head of college (6)
22 Develops application programs to seek attention (7)
25 Cover of a sweet red wine (4)
26 Generally, one dances around with feet (5)
27 Go without food in haste (4)
31 Master's truly the most brilliant (9)
33 Broken lace is not a part (5)
34 He is starting to get new lessons about a language (7)
35 Object for inspection (7)

DOWN
1   Read about displacement in a logical circuit (5)
2   Suffering after sensible saints had died (7)
3   Study about getting energy requirement (4)
4   Hire the French model (3)
5   The French are planning to kidnap Germany's president (6)
6   Guys climbed up getting hold of the top of eucalyptus tree (4)
7   Story books for gifts (7)
8   Chief accountant opposes holding new celebrations (9)
13 Report correct procedure (4)
15 Beat monsieur in party (4)
16 A round pillow kept on a furniture is flexible (9)
17 Cancel United Nation's event (4)
19 Criticize harshly for speed (4)
21 Shrewd Chelsea's captain managing in absence of manager, ultimately (7)
23 A weakness to acquire all riches, primarily (7)
24 Once again, she's far off to assassinate the king of Sudan (6)
28 In the end, present spectacular dance at party (5)
29 A language is primarily to help acquire information (4)
30 Letters from Romeo's lover to a city (4)
32 Cover for gift (3)

Across Lite version can be accessed at JERRY 1

Enjoy.

46 comments:

  1. 30D Letters from Romeo's lover to a city (4)OSLO (T)
    7d Story books for gifts (7)TALE NTS
    4D Hire the French model (3)LE T

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  2. 1A Chief of Army learns about arms depot (7) (A)(RSENAL*)
    21D Shrewd Chelsea's captain managing in absence of manager, ultimately (7)
    {C}{[-r]UNNING}
    29D A language is primarily To Help Acquire Information (4) T H A I

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  3. 1 Across: ARSENAL- Chief of Army- A-with anagram of LEARNS- ARSENAL -arms depot

    3Down: NEED- STUDY about - NED- energy _ E- reqy]uirement- NEED

    5 across: LUNATIC-Student - L(earner) Union - U- anagram of of I CANT- LUNATIC-- MANIAC

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  4. Across
    11 R(U)ED
    12 A/R(M)ED
    14 A/N/T/I

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  5. 9A : DODGE {DO}{eDGE}
    12A : ARMED {A}{R{M}ED}
    7D : TALENTS TALE(NT)S

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  6. In lieu of 7D
    6D : NEEM {NE{E...liptus}M}

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  7. 16D (A)(DAP<-)(TABLE)
    17D (UN)(DO)

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  8. WELCOME TO THE PARTY, JERRY! MORE THE MERRIER ! LOVED YOUR SIMPLE BUT INTRIGUING CLUES ! OUR 23 DOWN FOR NEW IDEAS WILL NEVER CEASE ! GOOD TO SEE NEWCOMERS ENRICHING THE COL'S BANK. NO CHANCE OF ANY INSIDER TRADING HERE NOR FOR NON-PERFORMING ASSETS !!EVEN THE KING FISH HAS NO CHANCE FOR MARAUDING HERE ! SPARROWS MAKE GOOD NEST-EGGS LIKE SMALL DEPOSITORS INTO THIS BANK !

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  9. Across
    16 A steamship with an ultimate attack (7) ASSAULT {A}{SS}{A}{ULT}
    18 Sickness beginning to nurture at unhygienic body of water (6) NAUSEA {N}{A}{U}{SEA}
    20 Gallery's exhibition didn't start without the head of college (6) ARCADE {(-p)AR(C)ADE}

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  10. 18a. N(urture) A(t) U(nhygenic) Sea
    20a. (-P) arade + C = Arcade
    35. Pro (for) Test (inspection) = Protest

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    1. compensating for 20a and 35d (done by ramesh)

      8d. CA Rivals (+n)= Carnivals
      15d. Cap + M = Camp

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  11. Thanks Jerry.. enjoyable xword.

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  12. Party seems to be the theme- then why is everyone not attending ?

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  13. 34A: He is starting to get new lessons about a language (7) E (N G L) ISH*
    2D: Suffering after sensible saints had died (7) SA(D)NE SS
    24D: Once again, she's far off to assassinate the king of Sudan (6) AFRESH* -S

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  14. 5D - {LE}{A{D}ER*}
    19D - RATE [DD]
    32D - TIP [DD]

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  15. Leftovers

    Across - 10, 25, 27, 33

    Down - 1, 28

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  16. Very nice crossword. Clues well written.

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  17. 23D- Avarice- A{v(ar)ice}. Vice for weakness.
    Is weakness doing double duty. If not, no def.?
    Nice enjoyable CW.Thank you Jerry. I am sure you will have more coming up.

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    1. Already posted by KKR @ 11:55 a.m.

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    2. &lit. The whole clue reads as the definition.

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    3. Thank you NR. I had a doubt since there was also a wordplay part.

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  18. 1D- Adder- (Read D)*- D from Displacement

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  19. in lieu of 23D (thank you MB)
    33A- Slice- (Lace is- L)*
    Def.- Broken

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    1. Sorry. Bad execution by me. That is what I meant to say.
      Thank you for correcting.

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  20. Thank you Col for publishing the CW.

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  21. Wonderful debut puzzle. Keep up the good work, Jerry. :)

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  22. Missed solving...am travelling...read the solutions...good surfaces...easy & enjoyable clues...

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  23. Shall miss solving the next 3 days THC..will be travelling & in a place away from computers...have fun all..au revoir

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  24. Yet to be solved 10A, 25A and 28D

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  25. 10A TRAVELLER RAV(-aged) inside TELLER
    25A ?!!!
    28D TREAT Acrostic of last letters

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  26. Thank you Suresh. I had both right, but could not get "Death of aged". That was nice.
    25A is still pending.

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  27. Think a small correction is needed in the 28Dn anno please.

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  28. 25a is TENT - DD It's a kind of wine and cover (canvas cover as in circus tent)

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  29. Tent as wine is something new and had to come from CV. Thank you for the clarification. That was the last remaining with no clue whasoever.

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