Sunday, 30 April 2017

Speciail, Sunday 30 Apr 2017, Dr Satyen Nabar


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


ACROSS
8   Secret always concealed by everyone else (2, 2)
9   This may be handy while making out with amazing doll! Heaven (4, 6)
10 Extravagant publicity for game (6)
11 Managed to be next to rulers to get positions of seniority (8)
12 Lead scoundrels back (4)
13 Flat gut she developed having trained on her own (4-6)
17 Keep talking about musical instrument (4)
18 Run faster! Lose top sleuth following (5)
19 Hit rhythm (4)
20 Annoyed an important person for raise (7, 3)
22 Jot down message (4)
23 Dirtier food and alcohol, I hear (8)
27 Mark's playing well (6)
28 Completely single, involved in romps and casual affairs (10)
29 Judge without hesitation about to liberate (4)

DOWN
1   Laundry can’t help? Nobody will believe (2, 4, 4)
2   Cold drink with gin? What nonsense (8)
3   Scrubs well past closing time for a fresh start (5, 5)
4   Briefly turn away to affirm (4)
5   Avoid short bypass (4)
6   Unmoved by content that explains it unambiguously (2, 4)
7   Stop advertisement (4)
14 Extremely drunk, boy lost game of chance (5)
15 Hot argument one interrupts to analyse what’s most prudent (10)
16 Neck with an extremely attractive person (4, 6)
19 Concerned if an object returned is essentially authentic (4, 4)
21 Loosely mobile obstructions! (6)
24 Limitlessly dull breed (4)
25 Acquire invention? Cue to leave country (4)
26 Evidence of leader quitting contest (4)


Across Lite version can be accessed at Dr SN 13

Enjoy.

41 comments:

  1. 12 across: STAR-- scoundrels= tars. lead STAR

    17 across: HARP-- keep talking= jabbering= musical instrument= HARP

    2 down: CLAPTRAP=nonsensense--- C= Cold+drink= Lap= Gin= TRAP

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    1. Sorry Doc, I hurried up slowly to indicate reverse !

      Thanks for an ostensibly, but tricky crossie. I enjoyed it.

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  2. 13A Flat gut she developed having trained on her own (4-6)
    Self Taught
    (Anagram of Flat gut she)

    19A Hit rhythm (4)
    Beat

    29A Judge without hesitation about to liberate (4)
    Free
    Refree - er

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    1. Not free, it would be referee

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    2. Oops .. my bad

      It is Deem
      About to liberate - Redeem
      Redeem - er = Deem (Judge)

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    3. Oops .. my bad

      It is Deem
      About to liberate - Redeem
      Redeem - er = Deem (Judge)

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    4. Correct Veena REDEEM - ER <--

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  3. DOWN clues
    24 Limitlessly dull breed (4) REAR {dREAR}

    6 Unmoved by content that explains it unambiguously (2, 4) IN SITU [T]

    7 Stop advertisement (4) PLUG [DD]

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    1. An intriguing puzzle. Made me sweat a while in completing it. The troublesome ones were 1Dn, 21Dn and also 20Ac. Overall an enjoyable crossie. Thanks, Doc!

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  4. 8 A ET AL (T)
    19 D BONA FIDE ( <- T)
    25 D IRAQ ( ACQUIRE - CUE *)

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  5. 11A - RANKINGS {RAN}{KINGS}
    23A - GRUBBIER {GRUB}{BIER}(~beer)
    14D - LOTTO (-b)LOTTO

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  6. 28A Completely single, involved in romps and casual affairs (10) D(ALL)(I)ANCES
    15D Hot argument one interrupts to analyse what’s most prudent (10)T(H)(RIFT)(I)EST
    16D Neck with an extremely attractive person (4, 6) HEAD TURNER DD

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  7. 3d {CLEAN S}{LATE} = fresh start

    4d AVER(t) = affirm

    9a LOVE HANDLE
    {DOLL HEAVEN}*

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  8. Very nice clues, Dr Nabar! Thank you for an enjoyable puzzle.

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  9. Cold solving
    1 Laundry can’t help? Nobody will believe (2, 4, 4) IT WON'T WASH :: DD
    26 Evidence of leader quitting contest (4) RACE :: deleting T from tRACE
    22 Jot down message (4) NOTE :: DD

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  10. 18A: AFTER (FASTER -S)*, def = following
    5D: SHUN (SHUN-t)
    21: EMBOLI (MOBILE*)

    Thanks for a nice crossword Dr! Liked 2D and 16D a lot :)

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  11. 10A HOOPLA (dd)
    20A CHEESE D,OFF
    27A IN FORM

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  12. In 9A Where is the definition?

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    1. This maybe handy while making out

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    2. Hi Suresh... Love handle--Roll of fat around the waist that can be held on to during lovemaking... :)
      Hence the definition--This may be handy while making out

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    3. Rezlly! A spare tyre around the waist can be handy during lovemaking. What an imagination

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    4. Not imagination! This is indeed how the term came about. Whether it is indeed handy, that I do not know ha ha :)

      http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/love+handles

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  13. Hi all,
    Here is the link for Hypatia"s debut CW published in Brighton magazine.Please try & give feedback. Thanks :)
    http://www.1across.org/2017/04/29/may-2017-brighton-magazine-puzzle/

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    1. Thanks, Lakshmiji. It was excellent ! It got me engaged for 40 minutes to complete. !

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  14. All answers in. Thanks for the special Doc

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  15. Could solve only now,three days later. Very Enjoyable. Thanks doc.

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