Sunday, 19 June 2016

Special, Sunday 19 Jun 2016, Buzzer


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

Buzzer S

14 clues are undefined but have a commonly placed connection. Rest of the clues are normal.


ACROSS
1   Melancholic air, often engrossing (5)
4   Composition of Schubert captivating Austria (9)
9   New coin beginning to take off in continent (7)
10 Automobile club shop around for a wagon (7)
11 Family tax at present front to back (9)
12 Positive assertion from a male? (5)
13 Surely an easy thing being a city careerist (6)
15 Running out of the bus shelters (8)
18 Fish in stream cut down (8)
19 One's wife, American beauty pageant winner (6)
22 Like a young lass from the east (5)
24 Banal tour all over the place (4-5)
26 Chemical substance split over time (7)
27 Hear witness so nauseous (7)
28 Kneading dough is a mess at first (9)
29 Driver taking assumed name (5)

DOWN
1   Argument against railway carrying a thousand (7)
2   About to enter pub of Peruvian origin (5)
3   Uncontrollable sobs is one persistent complex (9)
4   A light pulse holding firm (6)
5   Crudely trace any curved shape (8)
6   Article after article covering rising trouble (5)
7   Limits of earth calculated primarily through data (9)
8   Seats in House of Representatives held by distinct characters (7)
14 Heartless python swallowed inside gradually, thrashing nag (9)
16 Surfing apparatus said to include large black paddle (9)
17 To a degree breaking resolution pays off (8)
18 It helps turn out delightful crumb cakes (7)
20 Small toy for a child, head of rugby football player (7)
21 More than half of Nauru welcomed association (6)
23 Expenditure while away (5)
25 Imagine stupid conservative replaced by leader of Nationals (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed at BUZZER S

Enjoy.

36 comments:

  1. 25d Imagine stupid conservative replaced by leader of Nationals (5)THI -C +N K
    5D Crudely trace any curved shape (8)CATENARY*

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  2. 3D:OBSESSION (SOBS IS ONE)*
    24A: ULAN BATOR (BANAL TOUR)*
    20D: (S)(TRIKE)(R)

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  3. 24across: ULANBATOR- angram ofBanal tour- name of a place
    3 down: OBSESSION- anagram of sober is one- obsession a persistent complex
    27 across: SEASICK- witness sea(see) sick - nauseous

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  4. 23 Expenditure while away (5)OUTGO (DD)

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  5. Ram : Take a gander at OUTGO again!

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    1. You can take two more as two of your answers coincided with mine

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  6. 29A: {D{AKA}R}. One of the 14 clues without definition
    21D: {N{ASS}AU}. One of the 14 clues without definition
    23D: SPEND. (DD): Expenditure (Noun)/While away (verb)

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  7. Thanks Ram: here I go:

    19 across: MISSUS_ one's wife- MISS US- beauty contest winner
    13 across: YUPPIE- Yup- sure- easy Pie Yuppie - townie slang?

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  8. ACROSS
    1 Melancholic air, often engrossing (5) CAIRO (T)
    9 New coin beginning to take off in continent (7) (NICO*)([-a]SIA)
    Both are without definition
    DOWN
    2 About to enter pub of Peruvian origin (5) IN(CA)N

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  9. Wonderful tour of the world from Buzzer---- very professional compiling ! Missus hustling me to get ready to go to Pollachi hence reluctantly abandoning board !

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  10. 28 A Kneading dough is a mess at first (9) MOGADISHU ( doughisam *) no def
    3 D Uncontrollable sobs is one persistent complex (9) OBSESSION ( sobsisone*, def : persistent complex)
    4 D A light pulse holding firm (6) BEACON ( BEAN - pulse holding firm-CO , DEF:A light )

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  11. wonderful puzzle and theme from Buzzer.. not able to get 6d.. waiting for the solution :)

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    1. Why dont you post your 3 answers?

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  12. 1D {CON}{A(K)RY} - Capital
    14D {PY..ON}{G..Y}{ANG*} - Capital
    16D {SAI(L)(B)(OAR)D}

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  13. 11Ac : Family tax at present front to back (9) KINGSTOWN {KIN}{GST}{-(N)OW(+N)}
    1Dn : Argument against railway carrying a thousand (7) CONAKRY {CON}{A}{K}{RY}
    14Dn : Heartless python swallowed inside gradually, thrashing nag (9) PYONGYANG {PYthON}{GraduallY}{ANG*}

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    1. All the three are 'un-defined clues'

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    2. Oops! Venkatesh beat me to it...1Dn & 14Dn :)

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  14. 1D: CONAKRY ; {CON}{A}[K}{RY} - one of 14 clues w/o definition
    14D: PYONGYANG ; {PY(-th)ON{{GY}{NAG}* - one of 14 clues w/o definition
    25D: THINK ; {THI(-c)(+n)K}; Defn: Imagine

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  15. oops! Many have beat me to it.

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  16. In lieu of 1Dn
    4Ac : Composition of Schubert captivating Austria (9) BUCHAREST {SCHUBERT+A-ustria}*

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    1. Think the correct anno is A (for Austria) in {SCHUBERT*}

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    2. "A" is the vehicle registration code for Austria. Country code is AT.

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  17. In lieu of 1D & 14D:
    26A: REAGENT ; { RE (AGE) NT} ; Defn: Chemical substance
    18 A: FULCRUM ; delightFUL CRUMb ; Defn: It helps

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    1. Yes, MB garu, you're right. Sorry for the mix-up.

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  18. My last one in place of 14Dn
    18Ac : Fish in stream cut down (8) FLOUNDER {FLO(-w)+UNDER} Def : Fish

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  19. LEFTOVERS

    Across : 10, 12, 15, 22.

    Down : 6, 7, 8, 17.

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  20. 12a AM MAN
    22a LAG OS <=
    27a SEASICK ~See sic

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  21. For 27a
    6d AGANA A(GAN<=)A

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  22. Buzzer entertains!Lovely puzzle on a sunday. Found it tough but enjoyable.

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  23. A mind-boggling puzzle from Buzzer! Knew from the outset that today's crossie wouldn't be completed in a jiffy! Once in a while we should have such puzzles so that late comers too can have a go at unsolved clues!

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  24. AND THE UNSOLVED ONES AS OF NOW ARE...

    Across : 10 & 15

    Down : 7, 8 & 17

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  25. 10A: Automobile club shop around for a wagon (7) (TRAM) C.A.R <-
    7D: Limits of earth calculated primarily through data (9) E{N(C)UMBERS}
    17D: To a degree breaking resolution pays off (8) RE(QUITE)S

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  26. My laugh comes last!

    15A BRUSSELS* (bus shelters-the)
    8D T(HR)ONES

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