Friday, 23 April 2021

No 13229, Friday 23 Apr 2021, Incognito

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ACROSS
8   Top primate gets kiss (4) APEX {APE}{X}
9   Doctor gets blankets and medicines (5) DRUGS {D}{RUGS}
10 In betweenmaid breaks down (4) AMID*
11 This clue and one more to get a dozen (6) TWELVE {11+1 = 12}
12 Dahl hid a wrongly written pretentious speech (3-2-3) LAH-DI-DAH*
13 Shopkeepers dealing with Lily, Rose, Iris, Jasmine and the like (8) FLORISTS [CD]
15 Radiology technician did this... read wrongly about Yankee after ten (1-5) X-RAYED {RA{Y}ED*}<=>{X}
17 Catches parents entangled (7) ENTRAPS*
19 For starters, carrying oinnumerable treasures during day results in armed robbery (7) DACOITY {DA{Ca...g+Of+In...e+Tr...s}Y}
22 Male goose’s look (6) GANDER [DD]
24 Leaves a musical group on stage in the beginning (8) ABANDONS {A}{BAND}{ON}{St..e}
26 Round POW’s dancing in heavy rain (8) DOWNPOUR*
28 Putting answer in crossword, after using pen in the beginning, results in difficulty (6) PLIGHT {LIGHT}<=>{Pen}
30 Eye problem noticed in the middle of last year (4) STYE {laST+YEar}
31 End of cigar snipped off... Then turned around... Stuck tip of matchstick in front of it... Wonderful! (5) MAGIC {CIGAr}<= after {Ma...k}
32 Jug used in brewery (4) EWER [T]

DOWN
1   Throw out bad nephews after loss of hen (4) SPEW nePhEWS*
2   Once, Pole travelled around river with king and Columbus, for example (8) EXPLORER {EX}{PLO{R}E*}{R}
3   Dreads coiled snakes (6) ADDERS*
4   Sailor’s weapon injured girl (7) CUTLASS {CUT}{LASS}
5   Result of drowning, perhapsa damaged ship carrying couple of axes before commencement of accident (8) ASPHYXIA {A}{SPH{YX}I*}{Ac...t}
6   Damage in American harbour (6) MARINA {MAR}{IN}{A}
7   Passport endorsement exists in Virginia (4) VISA {V{IS}A}
14 Deviously Aladdin releases ad to get heroine of The Exorcist (5) LINDA {ALadDIN}*
16 Continue devouring some algebra in famous English college (3,2) EAT ON {E{Al...a}TON}
18 Does in accordance with documents to be filled up (8) PERFORMS {PER}{FORMS}
20 “Wrongly spell Dorian,” editor ordered (8) ORDAINED {DORIAN}*{ED}
21 Anger after tavern shelling (7) BARRAGE {RAGE}<=>{BAR}
23 Can Red pirouette for ballerina, for example? (6) DANCER*
25 Pacanimal, not mink, injured camelid (6) ALPACA {PACk+AnimAL}*
27 Swear, “Grain gets hot” (4) OATH {OAT}{H}
29 Note: That man is with journalist (4) HEED {HE}{ED}

Reference List
Kiss = X, Doctor = D, River = R, King = R, Axes = X,Y, American = A, Hot = H, Journalist = ED



30 comments:

  1. 12a - LAH-DI-DAH* ...anagram of 'Dahl hid a'
    19a - DACOITY - da(coit)y
    30a - STYE - laST YEar ----->[T]
    15a - X-RAYED - read*, about yankee(Y) ; Ten-X
    29d - HEED - this man - HE ; journalist-ED.

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  2. 17A ENTRAPS= catches{PARENTS anagram}
    1D SPEW = throw out {nephews-hen, anagram}
    2D EXPLORER= like Columbus,{ once, EX, POLE, jumbled between R, river and R, king}
    3D ADDERS = snakes { dreads, anagram}
    21D BARRAGE= shelling {RAGE, anger after BAR, tavern}

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  3. 21D - Barrage (rage after bar)
    5D - Asphyxia - a + ship + xy (couple of axes) + a(commencement of accident)
    16D - Eat on (eton + a)
    31A - Magic - m (tip of matchstick) + agic (cigar in reverse without r)
    2D - Explorer - ex + pole + r (river) + r(king)

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    1. 27D - Oath - oat (grain) + h
      4D - Cutlass - cut (injure) + lass (girl)

      instead of 2D and 21D

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    2. 5d anno needs correction.

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  4. 1D - SPEW (anagram of nephews minus hen - meaning throw out)
    13A - FLORISTS meaning people who sell with seelinf flowers listed in clue
    31A - MAGIC (anagram of CIGA and M from cigar without end and tip of matchstick) meaning wonderful
    23D - DANCER (anagram of RedCan) ballerina is a DANCER
    7A - VISA (exists = IS and Virginia = VA; is inside va) means passport endorsement

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  5. 32A - EWER - jug in brEWERy
    6D - MARINA - damage (MAR) in (A)merica - to mean Harbour
    25D - ALPACA - Remove MINK from Pack animal to mean a camelid
    26A - DOWNPOUR
    25A - ABANDONS - musical group (A band) ON (S)tage

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  7. 28A-plight meaning difficulty ; p from pen in the beginning; answer is light;
    9A- drugs meaning medicines; d from doctor and rugs from blankets
    18D-performs meaning does; In accordance with- per; documents- forms

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  8. 6D- marina meaning harbour, damage is mar(in) a( from America;

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  9. 20D: Ordained (Anagram of Dorian and Ed)

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  10. 6D- marina meaning harbour, damage is mar(in) a( from America;

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  11. 16D: Eat on - A(lgebra) inside Eton

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  12. 8A: apex - top - primate (ape) gets kiss (x)
    10A: amid - in between - maid*
    11A: twelve - this clue (11) + 1 to get dozen (12)

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  13. 14D Deviously Aladdin releases ad to get heroine of The Exorcist (5)
    Aladdin minus Ad gives Linda (Linda Blair played the possessed girl in The Exorcist)

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  14. 14D: heroine of the exorcist= Linda
    Aladdin releases and is aldin which is jumbled to get Linda
    1D:throw out= spew
    Nephews after loss of hen is pews which gets jumbled to spew.
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  15. 14D. Deviously Aladdin releases ad to get HEROINE OF THE EXORCIST. LINDA. {Aladdin -ad}*

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  16. 12A LAH-DI-DAH = pretentious speech : (dahl hid a)*

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  17. 12A LAH - DI - DAH: (Dahl hid a )* =pretentious speech
    KRM

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  18. 3D - ADDERS (Anagram of Dreads)
    9A - DRUGS (D + RUGS)

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  19. 15D - PERFORMS # Does in accordance (PER) with documents to be filled up (FORMS)

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  20. 17A: entraps - anagram of parents

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  21. The axes are X and Y.
    A(SPH((Y X))I)A

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  22. 20D ordained. Anagram of Dorian and ed (editor)
    29D Heed. He(That man) ed( Journalist )
    23D Dancer. Anagram of can red

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  23. Friday's grid was too nice and enjoyable. thanks to Incognito and Col.sir. Ac-11, 15 & dn-8 were awesome

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