Thursday, 12 January 2017

No 11902, Thursday 12 Jan 2017, Afterdark


ACROSS
1   Solitary husband leaves for money from grant (6) PERMIT (-h+p)PERMIT
4   Break in, interrupt forcibly and release ten somehow (6) IRRUPT InteRRUPT
9   Panel in Oxford led by father (4) DADO {DAD}{Ox...d}
10 Schedule with prophet, key mullah inside dealer in volumes (10) BOOKSELLER {BOOK}{SE{muLLah}ER}
11 Cat seen in central Denmark road (6) MOUSER Anno pending See comments
12 Police officer's violent endgame to nab rogue in the beginning (8) GENDARME {Ro..e} in {ENDGAME}*
13 English erecting building that's strong (9) ENERGETIC* {E}{ERECTING}*
15 Instrument to primarily view moon at the start of lunar eclipse (4) VIOL {View}{IO}{Lu..r}
16 Dad's about to take key step (4) PACE {PA}{C}{E}
17 Routinely State gets silver to procure realty. Routinely? (9) AVERAGELY {AVER}{AG}{rEaLtY}
21 Dress for college's no longer important (8) COVERALL {C}{OVER}{ALL}
22 Bill for 400 Mark, Henry used regularly (6) POSTER POST{hEnRy} Anno pending See comments
24 One in terrible illness and solitude (10) LONELINESS {L{ONE}LINESS*}
25 Drop engineering degree one day (4) BEAD {BE}{A}{D}
26 Bird in hurry to follow time by the hour (6) THRUSH {T}{H}{RUSH}
27 Rely on money instead of foot guard (6) DEPEND DE(-f+p)PEND

DOWN
1   Group has means to buy bone and couple of eggs (7) PLATOON {PLA{T}{OO}N}
2   Origins of deterioration found around duck Shushi primarily (5) ROOTS {RO{O}T}{Su..i}
3   Subprime crisis; pawn out and pay (7) IMBURSE SUBpRIME*
5   Object to adventures, entertainment shows (6) RESENT [T]
6   Sending data to servers unpaid; log destroyed (9) UPLOADING*
7   Article submitted by scholar has radical answers on law related to heat (7) THERMAL {THE}{R}{MA}{L}
8   Frequent blow-up at house involving latest wife to conceal yield of flower (13) BOUGAINVILLEA {BlOw}{GAIN}{VILL{wifE}A}
14 Criminal scheme to pinch jewelry regularly (9) RACKETEER {RACKET}{jEwElRy}
16 Administrator opposed to playing sport at job centre (7) PROVOST {V}{jOb} in {SPORT}*
18 Reply ready to be shipped across; letters missing initial (7) RIPOSTE {RIP{pOST}E}
19 General overturned advance against downwind (7) LEEWARD {LEE}{DRAW<=}
20 Infants suffer some blood loss, replenished with serum at the heart for disease (6) RABIES (-b+r)RABIES
23 Black market amasses billion (5) SABLE {SA{B}LE}


15 comments:

  1. Post may be incomplete my laptop is having wifi problems

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    1. I encountered this problem yesterday and I could not post as the chat box never appeared. I gave up.

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    2. I usually post my comments through cell phone except on Sundays..i encounter a lot of problems while posting which i believe is because of internet problems..i generally copy the comments so that i dont have to retype.

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  2. Had some problems in NW, esp. platoon.

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  3. A quick solve but didnt have that feeling of elation after solving..dont know why..

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  4. 11AC: Other than M picked up from central Denmark, ouser can not be annotated.
    So is the case with 22AC.

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    1. I think in 11A something went wrong in the intended wp of denMark +cOURSEs

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    2. I thought something missing with perhaps roadUSER

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  5. The original clue is Cat seen in central Denmark on river road. I don't know how it got mixed up. My cimpiler has this but word doc that I sent doesn't.

    Reg 22AC as per Chambers CW Dictionary P=400 , Mark = OST

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    1. Reg 22AC, as per Chambers, P = 400000 and not 400.

      OST is defined as below in Chambers:

      Office of Science and Technology
      Original Soundtrack
      I don't know which is to be taken as authentic

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    2. @Koteswara , can you share your mail ID . Will share a screenshot

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    3. Thanks Shrikanth, my mail id is kkotirao@gmail.com
      I have cut and pasted what I have from the online edition here.

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  6. Let's say we have set a puzzle in CC. We take a Word doc by copy=pasting all components and keep. Later if we make a change in a clue, then the saved clues need to be copy-pasted in the file that we saved earlier or take a fresh set by Exporting or Copying.
    If we fail to do this there will be discrepancies.

    If we change a clue, OK (clue saved) but fail to Save the file as a whole, again there is likely to be discrepancy.

    I am not suggesting the setter failed to do this; I am only visualising the scenarios.

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  7. Col,
    There will be no issue dated Jan 15, which is Sun. TH announcement failed to give the day.

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    1. Thanks. Will post the special earlier. Say 6:30 AM

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