Sunday, 17 July 2016

Special, Sunday 17 Jul 2016, Peekaboopuzzle


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


Note: Starred clues have no definitions but share a common theme.

ACROSS
8   Low speed seen in Oslo, Warsaw etc. (4)
9   * Western Basel is reorganised after loss of first battle (5)
10 Wapitis are sleek - jumping around exuding energy (4)
11 * Father has a new church (6)
12 * Harbour is free for all to see, young lady (8)
13 Riddles with bullets and spikes (6,2)
15 A minor dependant get special prizes (6)
17 * Big mule dances around (7)
19 * Manger redesigned by an unknown (7)
22 * Country with frozen water, as the natives call it, or just terra firma surrounded by water (6)
24 Prisoners’ chief, in short, has Cockney ailment (8)
26 Soldier takes possession of forged dinar for bureaucrat (8)
28 * Communication network is installed in aircraft attachment (6)
30 Leading feature of a person who speaks 26? (4)
31 * Convert laity (5)
32 Bread from Telangana/Andhra (4)

DOWN
1   Smear some lotion in, rub in the opposite direction (4)
2   Last performance of composition of Wang's son (4,4)
3   Cleans small, little police station (6)
4   Firstly, school pupils can make mistakes (4-3)
5   Menus are changed for online identity (8)
6   Mother has wrongly used one of the sisters with serpentine hair (6)
7   Agreed, God makes ladies' fingers (4)
14 One does not get a yellow card for using these cads (5)
16 Denmark national takes a little care to step to music (5)
18 Quote less than the worth of shredded, dried bun (8)
20 Spread emulsion paint without using damaged spout and inject into a large vessel (8)
21 Look at split lentil: It's an outrage (7)
23 Assisting reform India with some generosity (6)
25 Father has one unknown fruit (6)
27 A revolutionary's pain (4)
29 Take some nutmeg and add some mixed tea and drink without adding soda (4)

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Enjoy.

51 comments:

  1. 17 * Big mule dances around (7) BELGIUM
    19 * Manger redesigned by an unknown (7) GER MANY
    31 * Convert laity (5) ITALY

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  2. 12A:(PORT)(U)(GAL)
    17A;BELGIUM (BIG MULE)*
    19A: GERMANY (MANGER)*+Y

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    1. Making up for 17A & 19A answered by CV Sir,
      26A:MANDARIN =MA(DINAR)*N
      11A:(FR)((A)(N)(CE)

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    2. Remaining D'Artagnan

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    3. In custody of Cardinal Richelieu

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  3. 27d A revolutionary's pain (4)A CHE
    23D Assisting reform India with some generosity (6)AIDIN* G
    18D Quote less than the worth of shredded, dried bun (8)UNDERBID*

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  4. 8 Low speed seen in Oslo, Warsaw etc. (4) SLOW (T)
    9 * Western Basel is reorganised after loss of first battle (5) WALES {Basel+w-b)*
    10 Wapitis are sleek - jumping around exuding energy (4) ELKS (sleek-e)*

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  5. 17A BELGIUM*
    28A PO(LAN)D
    31A ITALY*

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  6. 24 Prisoners’ chief, in short, has Cockney ailment (8) (CAPT)(IVES)
    26 Soldier takes possession of forged dinar for bureaucrat (8) (MA(NDARI*)N)
    DOWN
    21 Look at split lentil: It's an outrage (7) (SCAN)(DAL)

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    1. replacement for 26A
      25D Father has one unknown fruit (6) PAP(A/Y)A

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  7. wrt 7d...
    Who makes gents' fingers?

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    1. Now you're fingering others?

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    2. ZEE BUZZING BUBBLE ? the fallen angel is back.

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    3. Wrt CV's "Who makes gents' fingers"

      "Each little flower that opens, each little bird that sings..."

      In fact, thondekai is called Gentlemen's toes by some people...

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  8. wrt 7d...
    Who makes all the other vegetables?

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  9. Replies
    1. No, it is there ! The way I I like my Whisky taken !

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    2. Why do you expect others to take your whisky?

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  10. Making up for 17A & 31A
    2D SWAN SONG*
    5D USERNAME*

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  11. 1D Smear some lotion in, rub in the opposite direction (4) BLUR {B{L}UR<=}
    3D Cleans small, little police station (6) SWEEPS {S}{WEE}{PS}
    4D Firstly, school pupils can make mistakes (4-3) {SLIP-UPS {S+PUPILS*}

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  12. Easy solve..Renga has pointed out the theme
    Third puzzle with Euro 2016 theme..Football Fever certainly!

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  13. 6D - MEDUSA {M{USED*}A}
    7D - OKRA {OK}{RA}
    16D - DANCE {DAN{C(-are)}E}

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  14. Yet to be solved after a blitzkreig opening

    Across - 13, 15, 22, 30, 32

    Down - 14, 20, 29

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  15. 2D- Swansong- (Wang;s son)*- Last performance
    3D- Sweeps- S WEE PS- Cleans
    18D- Underbid- (Dried bun)*- Quote less

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    1. All gone in the first half of the game

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    2. Peekaboozle bamboozled us with an easy Puzzle !

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    3. Go easy on the booze, boss ...

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    4. Booze? Boss? Me? Neither of the two am I ! I do enjoy an occasional tipple with friends, like when the good Col drops in. In fact, he owes me a rain cheque for entering CBE without a Visa from me ! Alas, CV always says Neve !

      Incidentally, this crossie did peek a boo-boo to imply that it was from some unknown compiler whose signature in this unmissable !

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    5. My reference was in connection to your comment about Neat (11:02) and the use of booze twice in your 11:34

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  16. Compensation-
    15A- Awards-A WARD S- Prizes
    22A-Island- IS (natives call?) LAND (Terra firma0
    Def.- Surrounded by water

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  17. 15A : A minor dependant get special prizes (6) AWARDS {A}{WARD}{S}
    22A : * Country with frozen water, as the natives call it, or just terra firma surrounded by water (6)ISLAND {~ICE+LAND}
    32A : Bread from Telangana/Andhra (4) NAAN[T]

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    1. 22A Anno correction...{~ICELAND}

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    2. Iceland is spelt Island by the Icelanders in Icelandic

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  18. 22 across: ISLAND- ICELAND - country
    26 across: MANDARIN- Man - Soldier-anagram of DINAR - Mandarin a bureaucrat . ( Expert in Sinology like Parrthasarathy or the maverick Subramanian Swami ?

    30 across: CHIN - leading feature- are the Chinese- led by the CHIN ?

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  19. Last three for the finisher

    Across - 13

    Down - 14, 20

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  20. In place of 15A AWARDS

    20 Spread emulsion paint without using damaged spout and inject into a large vessel (8) MAINLINE {EMULSION PAINT - SPOUT}*

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  21. In place of 22A ISLAND

    13 Riddles with bullets and spikes (6,2) SHOOTS UP

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  22. Replies
    1. Thought it was a DD:
      1.One does not get a yellow card for using these
      2.Cads

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  23. With that the curtains come down on Euro 16. Thanks Peekaboo

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  24. Nice theme.. Straight fwd clues from peekaboo :) simple fun thanks

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    1. This was meant to be a standby puzzle in case I was unable to build the grid for the predictive Euro puzzle that the Colonel hosted last Sunday

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    2. Wish there is a standby for all your puzzles. Happiness will be doubled! Thank you.

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