Friday, 24 September 2021

No 13360, Friday 24 Sep 2021, Vidwan

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ACROSS
7   Some thoracic adaptations enable it to buzz and click (6) CICADA [T] &lit
8   Cold and rain damaged an old warship (8) IRONCLAD*
9   Long poetic wanderings? (8) ODYSSEYS [DD]
10 Skin covering double black fat (6) FLABBY {FLA{BB}Y}
11 Prospect of gold in part of Central America (8) PANORAMA {PAN{OR}AMA}
12 Objective knowledge possessed by a prosecutor (6) AGENDA {A}{GEN}{DA}
13 Small conservative banker, someone like Disney? (11) STORYTELLER {S}{TORY}{TELLER}
18 We start to basically record our thoughts here (6) WEBLOG {WE}{Ba...y}{LOG} &lit
20 We morons created this place in CNN office, perhaps (8) NEWSROOM*
22 Embarassingly idle at a party (6) DETAIL
23 True representation of a Gir lion (8) ORIGINAL*
24 They reportedly attract wealth? (8) MAGNATES (~magnets) Semi&lit
25 Booted king chose to leave quietly (6) KICKED {K}{pICKED}

DOWN
1   Loudmouth waving big wand (7) WINDBAG*
2   Stars pop out for papers (8) PASSPORT*
3   Filmmaker approached the Gunners (6) CAMERA {CAME}{RA}
4   Sort of global dope (8) GOOFBALL*
5   Concoct a very intrinsic kind of verse (6) OCTAVE [T]
6   Dance of monk with evil heart (7) LAMBADA {LAM{BAD}A} BAD is not exactly at the heart

8   Snappy and stylish comic book writer and model, one USA repackaged (13) INSTANTANEOUS {IN}{STAN}{T}{ONE+USA}*
14 Handle pistol that ricochets and rattles occassionally (8) REGULATE {LUGER<=}{rAtTlEs}
15 Part of telephone that is fabricated with a crepe (8) EARPIECE {IE+A+CREPE}*
16 Some serve a large organisation (7) SEVERAL {SERVE+A+L}*
17 Spread word about mature, rich, old woman (7) DOWAGER {DOW{AGE}R*}
19 Grasped that this King was a tragic character, not heartless (6) LEARNT {LEAR}{NoT}
21 Why is King going inside for a drink? (6) WHISKY {WH{IS}{K}Y}

Reference List
Black = B, Gold = OR, Small = S, King = K, Quietly = P, Gunners = RA(Royal Artllery), Model = T, Large = L


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  2. 7a. CICADA [T]
    10a. FLABBY - flay over bb
    23a. ORIGINAL {a gir lion}*
    25a. KICKED {K}{picked -p}
    19d. LEARNT {Lear}{nt}

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  3. 11A Central America = Panama. Gold = or. So pan-or-ama = panorama = prospect
    13A. Small = s. Conservative = tory. Banker = teller. So storyteller = Dickens
    20A anagram of we morons = newsroom = place in CNN office perhaps.

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    1. Technical doubt Anind created or recreated!

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    2. Both would work..
      Manufactured or remanufactured?
      Made or remade ? 😉

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    3. Create has a specific meaning as in for the first time!

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    4. To produce through artistic or imaginative effort

      To make a fuss or uproar

      Also it's not the first time I am seeing created as an anagrind

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  4. 8.ac.Ironclad - rearranging cold, rain
    20.ac.Newsroom - rearranging we morons
    23.ac. Original - rearranging a Gir lion
    19.dn.Learnt - king = Lear, not -heartless =nt
    21.dn.Whisky - why,is, k from king

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    1. Better to include def's too.
      (Considering this exercise is for rookie or silent followers!)

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    2. 21D anno is incomplete. As per your anno the answers is WHYISK

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  5. 1D Windbag = Loudmouth { BIG WAND anagram}
    11A PANORAMA = prospect { OR gold in PANAMA Central American country}
    20A NEWSROOM = like CNN office{ WE MORONS anagram}
    17D DOWAGER = rich old woman { WORD anagram about mature AGE}
    21D WHISKY = drink { IS King going inside WHY}

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  6. 6d. Dance of monk with evil heart. Lama and bad gives you lambada (dance).
    12a. Objective is end. Prosecutor is DA. HENCE AGENDA.
    24A. reportedly attracts is magnates( they).
    10a skin is flay. Covering double bb. It's flabby.

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  7. 19d. King is Lear. Not heartless is not. Uts learnt meaning grasped.

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  8. Typo error. 19d. Lear and nt minus o of not.gives you learnt.

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  9. 8d.stylish - in, comic book writer - Stan (lee), model -t, (one usa)*
    Snappy - INSTANTANEOUS

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  10. 8d. INSTANTANEOUS ...IN STAN T ANEOUS..
    IN (stylish) Stan (comic writer) T (model) (one usa)*

    5d. OCTAVE..T
    22ac DETAIL..Idle at*
    15d. EARPIECE..Ie in (a crepe)*
    1d. WINDBAG..(big wand)*

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  11. Replacement
    4d. GOLFBALL..anag of OF GLOBAL

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  12. 2d. (stars pop)* PASSPORT - papers
    3d. Came +RA CAMERA - filmmaker
    4d. (Of global)* GOOFBALL-dope

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  13. 8d stylish is in comicbookwriter is Stan with anagram of one's is" instantaneous" "which means snappy.

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  14. 14d. REGULATE..luger in reverse + rAtTlEs

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  15. Spelt wrongly itis one USA and not onesis

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  16. 9a-ODESSEYS = Long wanderings and ref to Homer's epic poem
    22a- DETAIL = Party (Entourage?) ; Anagram of 'idle at'
    2d-PASSPORT= Papers; Anagram of 'Stars pop'
    3d-CAMERA=Film maker; Came=approached ; Gunners=RA( Royal Artillery)
    14d-(REGUL)ATE = Handle(?); Luger=>kind of pistol, recochet (invert)=>regul; Ate=>from even letters of rattle

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  17. Vidwan continues his concert. Let us enjoy.

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  18. An observation: All the SOLUTIONS are single words.

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  19. 18A WEBLOG WE+B(asically)+LOG(record)
    16D SEVERAL=some; (SERVE+A+L)*

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  20. COrrect annotaion for 12A to be given rest have been solved

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  21. 12a. Gen is knowledge. A prosecutor is a(da)district attorney. The clue hence is an anagram of gen + Ada. Which results in agenda.

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  22. 12A AGENDA : GEN (knowledge, information) in A DA

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    1. Yes. It is not an anagram.
      Please mention the def. also- Objective.

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  23. 18a- WEBLOG
    WE+(B)asically+LOG- (record)

    Before 11 am all puzzles have been solved. Anagram week . Thanks for the Friday special

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  24. 12A AGENDA,knoledge=GEN,possessed by A and DA(Prosecutor,District Attorney)

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  25. 12a - A(GEN)
    knowledge- (GEN) possessed by a(A) prosecutor (ADA)

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  26. 6D: dance= lambada
    Lama is a monk
    Bad is evil
    Hence, lam(bad)a
    9A: long poetic wanderings= odysseys
    (CD)
    With regards,
    Sathia

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    1. Doesn't evil heart lead to la(bad)ma

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    2. The clue does not say middle- of course,your interpretation is that heart indicates middle. It may be taken to mean just inside. Anyway,I will accept what the expert (Prasad)says

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  27. due to poor net work my answer posted to late....Any way I enjoyed a lot. Thanks to Col.sir and Vidwan.

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  28. 24 a

    Magnates....reportedly attract are magnets. Similar to magnates

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  29. How is detail connected to party? Kindly explain.

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    1. .
      a. an assignment, as of military personnel, for a special task.
      b. the party or person so selected: the kitchen detail.

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