Friday, 3 June 2016

No 11717, Friday 03 Jun 2016, Incognito


Incognito's taking off to witness the Olympics?

ACROSS
7   It is liable to blow its top when alien takes sodium (4) ETNA {ET}{NA}
8   Bar artist consuming a small piece of tobacco and fish (9) BARRACUDA {BAR}{RA}{CUD}{A}
10 When liquor is poured in a specific direction, it produces motive force (6) ENGINE {GIN} in {ENE}
11 Middleman has inventory table, but first ledger is missing (8) STOCKIST {STOCK}{lIST}
12 In Asia, married brother makes a divine drink (8) AMBROSIA {A{M}{BRO}SIA}
14 Lawyer loses his head, taking third case for a literary character (6) SAWYER (-l+s)SAWYER
16 Wreaths placed on the head of a confused maiden without one bit of sense (7) ANADEMS {A}{MAiDEN*}{Se..e}
18 Action word in promotional materials gives us some parts of speech (7) ADVERBS {AD{VERB}S}
21 Onomatopoeic words like "tick-tock" and "click-clack", may lead to bad choice (6) ECHOIC*
23 On the next page, above the French answer, following ... (8) OVERLEAF {OVER}{LE}{A}{F}
25 After first of January, remodel toy's integrated circuit in front of king's control column (8) JOYSTICK {Ja...y}{TOYS*}{IC}{K}
27 Indian tea is brewed with potassium for consumption (6) INTAKE {IN}{TA{K}E}
29 Marine endlessly follows Spanish saint with halo to Italian peninsula (3,6) SAN MARINO {SAN} {MARINe}{O}
30 Symbol found in lexicons (4) ICON [T]

DOWN
1   US TNT explosion before male body double in a dangerous scene (5,3) STUNT MAN {US+TNT}* {MAN}
2   Iran was reorganised for queen (4) RANI*
3   French father meets unknown son at monasteries (6) ABBEYS {ABBE}{Y}{S}
4   Weep over last malformed watch component (7) CRYSTAL {CRY}{LAST*}
5   Virginia elk devoured at first and ran away (8) VAMOOSED {VA}{MOOSE}{De...d}
6   Robin Goodfellow's hockey equipment (4) PUCK [DD]
9   One island path (5) AISLE {A}{ISLE}
13 Advertisement placed, in South American city, for a wireless set (5) RADIO {R{AD}IO}
15 Cad follows woman’s circular object (5) WHEEL {W}{HEEL}
17 New world bird had blotchy ink coat (8) MACKINAW {MAC{INK*}AW}
19 African-American's container for a recording device (5,3) BLACK BOX {BLACK} {BOX}
20 Male bird roosts on hole in control centre (7) COCKPIT {COCK}{PIT}
22 At first, Commandant Rudolf of SS's angry (5) CROSS {Co...t}{Ru...f}{Of}{SS}
24 Inventor dies violently of strangulation at last (6) EDISON {DIES*}{O}{s...oN}
26 Pioneers seeking a new existence are not crazy (4) SANE Acrostic
28 Follow soldiers to Illinois (4) TAIL {TA}{IL}


15 comments:

  1. Good one from Incognito.. Sawyer and stunt man nice clues.. anadem a new word but got it from the parsing .. :) Theme is super :)

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  2. Easy again! Barracuda needed and Mackinaw needed confirmation.

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  3. Col,
    18A needs small revision AD(VERB)S

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  4. Simple and quite an enjoyable one! Thank you Incognito. :)

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  5. We are becoming healthier- more walks in the parks. Thank you Incognito.

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  6. Iran's rani? Simple and neat. So was aisle.

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  7. Enjoyable, as always, thanks Incognito. Anadems took some doing.😀

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  8. Delightfully simple. Thanks Incognito. ANADEMS is anew word for me.

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  9. New records are created day by day by Col

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  10. Thanks, all. Good night!

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  11. I am a beginner and going through key I got some brief idea about solving crossword.can someone please suggest me with tips like how to improve on this.

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    1. Rama Krishna, visit www.crosswordunclued.com and go through the links under 'For beginners' on that site

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