Sunday, 9 April 2017

Special, Sunday 09 Apr 2017, Saral


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


ACROSS
7   Epic story about great adventure for starters (4)
8   See grand new weapons (8)
11 Dislike bad order (3,4)
12 Indian city is seen in dull picture (7)
13 Sailor with marks doesn't take part (8)
14 At first take there, loosely tie up (6)
16 Only east side contains fungi (6)
18 A fight by heartless democrats for grants (6)
21 Article by him on South African non- violence (6)
23 Man, lad in crooked part of a country (8)
27 Stop public relations function (7)
28 Forces hurt, injured on streets (7)
29 Protection for computer from strong wire, all new (8)
30 Initially all drove inside the miners doorway (4)

DOWN
1   Furniture fixed from front to back (6)
2   Rule initially against heartless treacherous  homes (8)
3   Quickness of a soldier with new lenses (9)
4   Editor invested in foreign currency raised for poor (5)
5   Maybe take in soldier for martial art (6)
6   Perhaps she cared, examined (8)
9   Night club replaced last male with a female singer (4)
10 Cuban dance move? Right before a shaded area (5)
15 Tarun, at lab, nearly crushed a  spider (9)
17 Rampant story about one endless demo (8)
19 Odd, a dance is incomplete without model (8)
20 Instrument's tuned, sharp (5)
22 So to have fresh tree for double track, say (6)
24 Idiot to trouble and attack (6)
25 Track event-run (4)
26 Discount metal, say (5)

Across Lite version can be accessed at SARAL 7

Enjoy.

44 comments:

  1. 7A - SAGA
    8A - GRENADES ( anagram of SEE GRAND)
    13A - ABSTAINS ( AB STAINS=MARKS)

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  2. 24d Idiot to trouble and attack (6)ASS AIL
    22d So to have fresh tree for double track, say (6)S(TERE)*O
    15d Tarun, at lab, nearly crushed a spider (9)TARANTULA (TARUN AT LA-B)*

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  3. 1D: TABLES (STABLE - fixed - with S moving to end)
    4D: NEEDY (ED in YEN<<)
    17D: EPIDEMIC (DEM(-o) in EPIC)

    Nice crossword, Saral!

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  4. 7 across: SAGA-- -S-tory A-bout G-reat -A-dventure = Epic= Saga

    13 across: ABSTAINS--sailor=AB marks= stains = does'nt take part = abstains

    21 across: AHIMSA--- A=article+ HIM + SA= South Africa= non-violence

    Seems very SARAL to me >Good lick to all participants

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  5. 16a Yeast (t)
    29a F irewall*
    9d Div(-e+a)

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  6. LUCK and not lick unless everyone wants to smack their lips !

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  7. 14A At first take there, loosely tie up (6) TETHER (T+THERE*)
    21A Article by him on South African non- violence (6) AHIMSA A+HIM+SA
    23A Man, lad in crooked part of a country (8) MAINLAND (MAD LAD IN)*

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    1. In place of 21A
      30 Initially all drove inside the miners doorway (4) ADIT (A-ll+D-rove+I-nside+T-he)

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    2. Correction 23A Anno (MAN LAD IN)

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  8. 3D - AGILENESS {A}{GI}{LENSES}*
    5D - KARATE {RA} in {TAKE}*
    6D - SEARCHED*

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  9. 28A-A HIM SA- Non violence

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  10. 30A- Adit- Miner's doorway
    First letters of All Drove Inside The

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  11. 28a- Thrusts- Forces
    (Hurt Sts)*

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  12. 11a ILL WILL
    12a dim+Agra DIAGRAM
    10d rumba -≥ UMBRA

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  13. Replacement for Ahimsa-
    27A-Prevent- stop- (PR)(EVENT)

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  14. Thank you MB.
    18A-A(WAR)(D....S)-Grants

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  15. Travelling...free time in Delhi Airport..
    Saral back after a long hiatus
    Shall solve tomorrow..
    No fun in cold solving in your cell phone..

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    1. Yes Vasant :) Please give your feedback .

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  16. UNSOLVED ONES

    Across : Nil.

    Down : 2, 19, 20, 25 & 26.

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  17. Good and easy flow to complete on a sunday morning while babysitting nephew.

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  18. 2d. Habitats

    Habit + a +ts

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  19. 19D: ABNORMAL {A BAL(-L) around NORM)
    20D: HARPS {SHARP*}

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  20. Simple and elegant puzzle. Enjoyed solving it. Thanks, LV. :)

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  21. Did you find anything in the grid ? :)

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  22. Down
    25 Track event-run (4) DASH [2]
    26 Discount metal, say (5) STEAL ~steel

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  23. All completed and in quick time in a Saral manner, but enjoyably. Thank you for an enjoyable Sunday morning. Keep them coming- Col. has run out of stock.

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    1. Thanks Paddy sir :) Will try to set more cws for the blog :)

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    2. Col has run out of cw?
      Shall send in a couple which are ready..but will do on Thursday/Friday..as I will be occupied/ travelling in the early part of the week

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  24. All done & dusted !

    Thanks to Col. for publishing the cw & solvers for attempting & for the feedback :)

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  25. Thanks Lakshmi Vaidhynathan for an easy-flowing crossie. I liked AHIMSA as a peace-lover. Onee hears often of AGILITY but rarely AGILENESS !

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  26. Submissions invited for the Sunday specials

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  27. Did the puzzle today. Nice & easy. We should say Thanks Col and Saral,
    For a Super Dhamaka puzzle!

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