Sunday, 26 March 2017

Special, Sunday 26 Mar 2017, Dr Satyen Nabar


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


ACROSS
1   Charged about two dollars, it’s inferred (6)
4   Throwing pie? Silly, I hear but what a revelation (8)
9   Embarrassed about brief proposal leading to ridicule (6)
10 What’s found in wet areas perhaps! (8)
12 Look after fort (4)
13 Letter that’s flown from Agra-Rome with me (10)
15 Full stop at the end of a colon? (12)
18 Gate-crasher perhaps? (9, 3)
21 Amazing atrium with quaint interiors gets official approval (10)
22 Some yobs assaulting all around? Need police order in UK (4)
24 Plague record one medic assembled (8)
25 Academic in capital at African citadel (6)
26 Transfer fool in government (8)
27 Elite umpire keels over clutching bottom (6)

DOWN
1   Pass ball to the left or right of close companion (8)
2   Nurses go operate with them! (8)
3   Destroys objectives (4)
5   Rose up hassled receiving bill? It’s incredible (12)
6   Source of energy that a presenter would like (5, 5)
7   Ron quits running marathons due to this? (6)
8   Told tales but flashback spoils end (6)
11 Being responsible for each tantrum at class (12)
14 Cleverly teases son about commotion with firmness (10)
16 Trouble? Surrender weapon (8)
17 Put out about nothing? Be more calm (8)
19 I learn new type of equation (6)
20 Most favourable conditions to select one scholar (6)
23 Plunder ship (4)

Across Lite Version can be accessed at Dr SN 12

Enjoy.

42 comments:

  1. 23D Plunder ship (4)LOOT (DD)
    19d I learn new type of equation (6)LINEAR*
    3 Destroys objectives (4)ENDS (DD)

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    1. 23D Is it HAUL(DD) then?

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    2. Thanks Dr. This is the problem in cold solving.My third answer is 3 Down, which was omitted to be mentioned.

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  3. 10A:SEAWATER (wet areas)* &Lit
    7D: ASTHMA {MARATHONS(-ron)}* semi&Lit
    8D:YARNED (YAR<)(NED)*

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  4. 13A Letter that’s flown from Agra-Rome with me (10)
    Anagram of Agra, Rome, Me = AEROGRAMME


    24A Plague record one medic assembled (8)
    Record=EP
    One=I
    Anagram of EP,I, MEDIC = EPIDEMIC

    2D Nurses go operate with them! (8)
    Anagram of Nurses, Go = SURGEONS

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  5. 2D Nurses go operate with them! (8)

    Here the grammar does not seem to be OK. If we improve it by adding 'to' after 'go' the anag fodder suffers. A suggested edit is just add a comma after 'Nurses'. "Nurses, go operate with them!" (with the given exclamation mark) will make it imperative tense and might be taken as an order from a hospital chief administrator.

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    1. Thank you Chaturvasi Sir! That makes more sense indeed.

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  6. 13A- Aerogramme- (AGRA ROME ME)*- Letter that has flown

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    1. Hi Padmanabhan, aerogramme done by Veena at 10:45 am...

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  7. 4A : Throwing pie? Silly, I hear but what a revelation (8) EPIPHANY {PIE}*{PHANY}{~FUNNY}
    9A : Embarrassed about brief proposal leading to ridicule (6) DERIDE {DER<=}{IDE[-a]}

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  8. 26across: REASSIGN-- Transfer- ASS= fool. in REIGN= Government

    20 down: OPTIMA select+ OPT. one scholar= IMA = OPTIMA. most favourable conditions

    18 across: BATTERING RAM-- gate crasher. (DD OR CD)

    I have finished this easy- crossie. Went in between to the hospital nearby for my jab and consultancy but the Doc had taken a time- off ! Will give my arm for a jab later. I have now several punches holed in my veins. but mercifully, I am cuffin- n- puffin my chest forward to normalcy !!

    Enjoyed the grid immensely and I find several lovely clues. Thanks Dr Naber. You have made me feel moutch better !

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    1. Tx Raju! Wish you a speedy recovery...

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  9. 19D- Linear- type of equation- (I learn)*

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    1. Hi... 19D Linear done by Ram at 10:34 am

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  10. 5D- Preposterous- Incredible- (Rose up Poster)*

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    1. (ROSEUP)* around POSTER (bill)

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    2. That was what I had meant, but put it a little loosely. Got the (Bill=Poster)part and took it easy after that.

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  11. ACROSS
    1 Charged about two dollars, it’s inferred (6) SU(SS)ED
    4 Throwing pie? Silly, I hear but what a revelation (8)EPI* PHANY ~ Funny
    9 Embarrassed about brief proposal leading to ridicule (6) DER<- IDEa

    Tougher than usual, Doc. Back to cricket now!

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    1. Cricket also seems to be tough. Doc. keeping us away from it for a while.

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  12. My third and replavement for 13A-
    6D- Power Point- DD
    Source of Energy/ Presenter would like.
    Good one. Thank you Doctor.

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  13. More than usual quota of CDs today?

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    1. Yes started the grid with the two long CD's :)You can take one more Raghunath... 9A Deride done by Mukundala at 12:05

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  14. Didn't notice MB has answered 4 & 9A

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  15. ACROSS
    15 Full stop at the end of a colon? (12) CONSTIPATION (CD) colon - large intestine
    21 Amazing atrium with quaint interiors gets official approval (10) {IM(PRIM)ATUR*} PRIM in ATRIUM*

    DOWN
    11 Being responsible for each tantrum at class (12) PER/PET/RATING

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  16. Agree it was tougher..especially the SE corner..but the clues were outstanding!
    My favourites were the risque 15A & the imaginatively clued 6D.
    Thanks Dr. for the entertainment.

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  17. 1d SIDEKICK [DD]
    16d CROSS/BOW
    27a F(LOW)ER<= Defn: Elite; LOW in REF<=

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    1. Thought 1D was a charade Side+kick; side=left or right; pass ball=kick

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  18. 25A - CASBAH {CAS{BA}H}
    14D - STEADINESS {S}{TEA{DIN}ESS*}
    17D - SMOOTHER {SMO{O}THER}

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  19. 12 A: Keep DD.
    22 A: ASBO [T] <- (Anti-social behaviour order. ASBOs were introduced in England, Scotland and Wales through the Crime and Disorder Act ... from Wikipedia)

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    1. Is enu OK for 22A or should it be (1,1,1,1)?

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    2. As an acronym, shows up as ASBO (4) on Crossword Compiler.

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    1. Thank you Colonel as always! :)

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  21. Thank you Doc., Col., and all those who participated making it lively. A nice Sunday fare competing with absorbing cricket.

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    1. Right..cricket too is rivering..a battle of attrition

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