Saturday, 18 February 2017

No 11934, Saturday 18 Feb 2017, Gridman

ACROSS

5. Appear to be part of the drama (4,2,3,5) COME ON THE SCENE (DD)
9. Belief I can propagate will be doing good (10) BENEFICIAL {BELIEF+I+CAN}*
10. Stone from Khajuraho palace (4) OPAL (T)
11. Idle around in food shop (4) DELI {IDLE}*
12. A model admitting semi-human beings in flat (9) APARTMENT {A}{{PART}{MEN}}{T}
13. Absurd, scholar being kept out of a kind of vocabulary (7) IDIOTIC {IDIOmaTIC}
15. Spectacle by leaf insect (7) PAGEANT {PAGE}{ANT}
19. In midday exam first of chelas finds little opposition (2,7) NO CONTEST {NO {C}ON}{TEST}
22. Despicable bottom (4) BASE (DD)
24. Sometimes we may have to do this on dotted line (4) TEAR (E)
25. The brain — not a colourless thing as it suggests (4,6) GREY MATTER  (D&CD)
26. He may be stopped by the way by TV reporters (3,2,3,6) MAN IN THE STREET (E)

DOWN

1. Plot by small revolutionary setter (6) SCHEME {S}{CHE}{ME}
2. I am favourite one with energy to make a complaint (8) IMPETIGO {I'M}{PET}{I}{GO}
3. Shot French girl in the course of physical training (6) PELLET {P{ELLE}T}
4. Nun's fate is fixedlet go! (8) UNFASTEN {NUNS+FATE}*
6. Paper art by alternative police officer's friend in Paris (7) ORIGAMI {OR}{IG}{AMI}
7. Mantri balked at the emergence of a clan (6) TRIBAL (T) 'at the emergence' is a hidden word indicator?
8. Picked up French thing (5) CHOSE (DD)
14. It was worn by clownish member of a class (5,3) DUNCE CAP (E)

16. Try volunteers rising and disrupting Met exercise (7) ATTEMPT {TA<=}{MET*}{PT}
17. Bet term I hurled is to cause hard feelings (8) EMBITTER {BET+TERM+I}*
18. Strict always in group that's cut short (6) SEVERE {S{EVER}Et}
20. Kodava lost old dog (5) CORGI {COoRGI}

21. Deny information put up by tea group (6) NEGATE {GEN<=}{TEA*}
23. Works hard to eliminate wastes (6) SWEATS {WASTES*}

Model=T, Scholar=MA
Small=S, Revolutionary=Che, Setter=Me, I am=I'M, Favourite=Pet, One=I, Energy=Go, French girl=Elle, Physical training=PT, Alternative=Or, Police officer=IG, Friend in Paris=Ami, Exercise=PT, Old=O, Information=Gen

Color/Font Scheme

DefinitionSolutionComponent lettersEmbedded links, Anagram IndicatorC/C indicatorReversal IndicatorHidden word IndicatorLetter Pick indicatorDeletion IndicatorHomophone IndicatorMovement IndicatorPositional IndicatorSubstitution, IndicatorLink/Connector, Extraneous

10 comments:

  1. At last TH has heard us and dropped the same-day-solution process from today!

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  2. I did today's yesterday and vice-versa. Yet, Gridman remains the same ! They must get someone from this blog on to the Features section in Hindu. Who better than Gridman ?

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  3. The date mentions 16th Feb 2017 instead of 18th Feb 2017...

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  4. Very few have 5A to comment today..perhaps because of the faux pas by the online team?
    Atleast relief for the solvers of print edition..

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  5. No relief for print edition solvers. I did today's CW on paper yesterday itself and I did today's print edition CW last night on line after reading comments in the blog. So an off day today and looking forward to tomorrow's spl.

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  6. My grievance is redressed by restoring the earlier practice in toto.

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  7. Seshagiri Row Karry - Say 'our'...

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