Tuesday, 14 June 2016

No 11726, Tuesday 14 Jun 2016, Afterdark


ACROSS
1   Financial trouble to get gold for one from Los Angeles (11) CALIFORNIAN {FINANCIAL}* over {OR}
9   Overlook information, return permit containing caveat primarily (7) NEGLECT {NEG<=}{LE{Ca...t}T}
10 Danger is constant on primarily turning pitch (7) PITFALL {PI}{Tu...g}{FALL}
11 Watches damsel going back inside (5) OGLES [T<=]
12 Silicones used in plotting lines in a map, perhaps (9) ISOCLINES*
13 Country library remodelled after spending 2 rupees (5) LIBYA LIBrArY*
15 Genetic mutation barred by queen is powerful (9) ENERGETIC {ER} around {GENETIC}*
18 Victim has trouble right away at Goa customs centre (9) SCAPEGOAT {SCrAPE}{GOA}{cusToms}
21 Army club at Kentucky suburbs is vulgar (5) TACKY {TA}{C}{Ke...kY}
22 Engage specialist to operate on retina (9) ENTERTAIN {ENT}{RETINA*}
24 Extra diode helping to make a device (5) RADIO [T]
26 In Bali, English is a subject, say (7) BENGALI {B{ENG}ALI}
27 Usual way to get across a point (7) ROUTINE {ROUT{I}{N}E}
28 Malls are something trivial (5,6) SMALL CHANGE {MALLS}*

DOWN
1   Kisses Maggi, say behind college alley initially (9) CANOODLES {C}{Al..y}{NOODLES}
2   Support given to gangster is lawful (5) LEGAL {LEG}{AL}
3   Taste of a South African province (4,5) FREE STATE {TASTE}*
4   Rope given to sailor to come up on rank (7) RATLINE {RAT<=}{LINE}
5   Reform mischievous child given to stray (7) IMPROVE {IMP}{ROVE}
6   Disastrous to inhale nitrogen, saps force at the time of one's birth (5) NATAL (-f+n)NATAL
7   Hypnotic illusion captivates new foreigner (8) MAGNETIC {N}{ET} in {MAGIC}
8   For starters, a lean man seeks charity (4) ALMS Acrostic
14 Showing off snake bite (8) BOASTING {BOA}{STING}
16 Progress, however without right experience (2,7) GO THROUGH {GO} {TH{R}OUGH}
17 About keeping wary eyes over separated old neighbour (9) CEYLONESE {C} with {LONE} in {EYES}+
19 Instrument found in Alto car in Ahmedabad (7) OCARINA [T]
20 Part of a plant and bean found in dinner table arrangement (7) TENDRIL [DINnER+TabLe}*
22 River, channel, beach, dams (4) ELBE [T]
23 Screams on streets to exchange dollars for rupees (5) ROARS ROA(-d+r)RS
25 Spirit of music player at hotel (5) DJINN {DJ}{INN}


7 comments:

  1. Nice surfaces - AD hand-holds us and leads to the solutions, without much references. Thank you AD

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  2. Easy-peasy!
    Felt like a crossie two decades ago!!!

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  3. An easier one!The trend is similar to last run..one easier compared to the other like that of xchequer as well

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  4. Great. Thanks AD for a good start for the day.

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  5. The pic for 20d TENDRIL reminded me of actresses of yesteryear when they had a lock of curled, gelled hair hanging in front or by the side of head in much the same way.
    Is it still in fashion?

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  6. Not too taxing, but quite fun! Thank you AD. :)

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  7. Yep neat one from AD>. liked Californian and laughed at canoodles :) Ceylonese ha ha ha ..

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