Sunday, 5 February 2017

Special, Sunday 05 Feb 2017, Dr Satyen Nabar


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


ACROSS
8 and 11A Palmist's instruction-- Reveal intentions (4, 4, 4)
9   Reserves to practise during intervals (10)
10 Throws out failures? Not right (6)
11 See 8
12 Opposed to a drink (4)
13 Employing disheartened amateur winsomely (10)
17 Briefly luxurious asset (4)
18 Leader ignored safe approach (5)
19 Discard the actors (4)
20 Instructs one to delete documents with changes (10)
22 Pretentious talk of market optimist (4)
23 Dressing laggards with best clothes (4, 4)
27 Working with urgency to make career (6)
28 Extremely unemotional in uniform? That's a doctor (10)
29 Long in the water with evasive people (4)

DOWN
1   See 14
2   Unsolicited opinion of very little value (3, 5)
3   Runs in to have sex? Dismisses curtly (7, 3)
4   Some aficionados lounging at city (4)
5   Time to regret being faithful (4)
6   Transfer is rejected with brief call (6)
7   Pugilist under pressure contributes to knock one senseless (4)
14 and 1D Attack fiercely and advance towards pitcher who’s breaking a rule cunningly (2, 3, 3, 7)
15 Lass searches for young women’s organisation (4, 6)
16 Lacking agenda, lackey content to leave unenthusiastically (10)
19 Obscurely perverse lacking soul perhaps, intimacy can be a net attraction (8)
21 Practice of abandoning habits? (6)
24 Spoils machine in retrospect (4)
25 Colleague lawfully removes member (4)
26 Speak roughly to break zest (4)

Across Lite version can be accessed at Dr SN 11

Enjoy.

43 comments:

  1. 19A:CAST DD
    16D:LISTLESSLY (LIST LESS)(L(-acke)Y)
    25D:ALLY (-leg)(ALLY)

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  2. 8&11 ACROSS: SHOW ONE'S HAND - A palmist is shown one's hand for palm reading - one also show one's hand when one' intentions are revealed

    7 down: STUN- pugiliST UNder hidden clue

    5 down: TRUE- Time _ Rue= regret. TRUE

    Too sleepy ; past midnight . will complete the rest tomorrow morning.

    Thanks Truly, Dr Naber !

    I always give 2 down in this blog, some feel ?
    Hahah

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  3. 25d Colleague lawfully removes member (4)(leg)ALLY
    23a Dressing laggards with best clothes (4, 4)GLAD RAGS*
    19a Discard the actors (4)CAST (DD)

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  4. 6d Transfer is rejected with brief call (6)SI <- PHON (-E)
    5D Time to regret being faithful (4)T RUE

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    1. Substituting for duplicates

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  5. 17) PLUS(-H)
    28) CONS(ULTANT
    4D) OSLO (T)

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  6. 13 A ENGAGINGLY ( employing - ENGAGING ,disheartened Amateur- LaY , def: Winsomely)
    22 A BULL (DD)
    24 D LOOT ( <-TOOL , def:spoils )

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  7. 12a Opposed to a drink (4) A GIN
    14A and 1D Attack fiercely and advance towards pitcher who’s breaking a rule cunningly (2, 3, 3, 7)GO FOR THE JUG (ULAR)* {RULE does not form ULAR, is there a mistake in the clue or mistake in my parsing?)
    2d Unsolicited opinion of very little value (3, 5) TWO CENTS (CD)

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  8. 10A: EJECTS ; (-r)EJECTS, defn: Throws out
    18A: OFFER ; (-c)OFFER ; Defn: approach
    15D: GIRL SCOUTS ; {GIRL}{SCOUTS} ; Defn: Women's organisation

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  9. 9A- Res(train)ts- Reserves
    Interval- rest

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  10. 27A- Onrush-Working with urgency /Career- DD
    Took me a while to get the second meaning of career

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    1. I took it as(ON)(RUSH); On=working; Urgency=Rush

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    2. Yes, that is right for the first meaning. But career also means 'move forward at high speed'.

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    3. Career meaning move forward at high speed is the definition=onrush

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  11. Lovely puzzle,Dr.Loved Go For The Jugular,Listlessly,Show One's Hands,Two Cents,Girl Scout, et al.
    Keep 'em coming!

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  12. My third-
    29A- Eels
    Long fishes in the water/ evasive- DD

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  13. Good engaging one, Doctor. thank you.
    Because of my delay 'eels' slipped away! Glad I was able to complete my quota.

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  14. 20A - TRANSFORMS {TRA(-i)NS}{FORMS}
    3D - BRUSHES OFF {RUSHES} in {BOFF}
    21D - NUDISM [CD]

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  15. 19D-Cybernet
    Perverse net dealing by Cybernet Engineering.
    But I am not able to 'lacking soul' part of it.

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  16. That does it! had a good time.

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  17. The show is not yet over, Sir!

    The last one still hanging around unsolved is....

    26Dn : Speak roughly to break zest (4)

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    1. Missed that. That too is open for anyone to take

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    2. If no one is taking that,I'll finish it off
      SNAP;triple definition

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  18. One more Wow! Both for the clue and the solution.

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  19. Ah am late 😀 enjoyed solving this one Dr

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  20. Sorry Doctor. My laptop had critical breakdown!
    Got discharged from service station just now.
    I felt I missed all the fun.

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    1. No worry! Always a next time :)

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