Sunday, 12 June 2022

Special, Sunday 12 Jun 2022, Veeyares

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49 comments:

  1. 9A: LACKLUSTER..luck's+later*
    12A: GRAPH..leading letters
    23A: LIGHTBULB..big+bull+h(-i)t*

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  2. 24D: GRI(S)T
    26A: E(XI)T
    28A: TITLE T

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  3. 28ac title (T)
    1dn allege. Al(leg)e
    18 dn affluent (a) (f) (flu) (ent)

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  4. compensating for 28ac
    5dn treacle (claret)* (e)

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  5. 1A (A)PAR (T )(MEN) T def: accommodation
    1D AL (LEG) E def: charge
    4D E N SUING def: following

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    1. 13A CUB in RATION* INCUBATOR def: hothouse.

      Repl for repeated 1D

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  6. 21d CABARET: show
    Can: taxi
    Rate negotiated: rate* : aret

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  7. 15D. Negate. Agent .Drug= ecstacy= E.discredit anag indicator.( PLEASE DO NOT DELETE)

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  8. 5D- Treacle- sweet syrup- (CLARET E)* E from a drop of elixir
    4D- Ensuing- Following- E N SUING
    13A- Incubator- Hothouse- (Ration)* around cub.
    IN(CUB)ATOR

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  9. 3dn - TILTH - farmland
    Lit 《= + th (e)

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  10. Replacement for 13A-
    8D- Enthrall- charm-(Ruth Allen-U)*
    U from middle of touch

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  11. 8D - ENTHRALL (ruth allen - u)* (u = losing touch in middle)

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  12. 14ac EGGNOG: drink
    ENOG: gone: left westwards
    Hugging GG: couple of girls
    E(GG) NOG

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  13. My third
    2d ARCHANGEL: spirit
    Transformation: CHANGE
    Noblemen: EARL: ARLwhen exposed
    AR(CHANGE)L

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  14. An enthralling puzzle! Thank You, Veeyares

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  15. 11A ABSEIL = descent (acrostic)

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    1. 22D ATTEST = exhibit ; (state)*t ( t from tax)

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    2. 16A ETERNAL = immortal
      outwards = ( ExTERNAL) -x

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  16. 21 ac column co(lum<)n.
    11 d abseil.. acrostic.
    25 a w rest.

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  17. 20D: fresher= younger
    Youth leader is y
    Relax is lounge with l(student) gone
    End of semester is r
    Hence, y+(ounge)+r
    19A: victim= fall guy
    Crash is fall
    Grand is g
    Essentially due is u
    End of mercy is y
    Hence, fall+g+u+y
    With regards,
    Sathia

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    1. No. The anno needs relooking. What is one, fifty etc in the clue?
      Victim of crash is Fall guy.

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  18. 25A. WREST = W (wife) in front of REST (others)

    11D ABSEIL = Descent from peaks
    First letters of Alps By Skiing Effortlessly Into Layby

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  19. compensating for 11 a
    17 dn Numbering. Numb (e) ring

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  20. 18d-affluent; (A)(F)(FLUENT) meaning rich
    22d-attest;(state)*+t; meaning exihibit
    25d-wango; (WAGON)* meaning backfire

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  21. Those interested,please don't miss Incognito's TH Sunday Cryptic. Col. has given the link in the side panel.

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  22. My last,
    29A: consider again= rethought
    The change is eth
    Irregular is rough
    Last of shift is t
    Hence, r(eth)ough+t
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  23. I had some urgent work. I think all done. 😊

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  24. 6& 10A still remain as far as I can see. Will have to check the rest.

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  25. remaining-
    Ac.- 6,10,21,27
    Dn- yet to check

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  26. 21a done by. Remy at 11:47

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  27. 19ac - JUST - fair
    U instead of E in Jest

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    1. It is Jest- E in stead of U. English for initiation of Unlimited.
      Def.-Fun

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    2. I am always confused as to which is the substitution in these type of clues. Is there a norm which we can follow?

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    3. So do I. But here it seemed clear.
      English FOR initiation of Unlimited- E for U

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  29. 27ac - AGGRANDISE - promote
    A + G (irl)+ GRAND + (r)ise
    Grade - rise
    Thousand- grand

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  30. 6A SLIVE Mostly Avoid - SLI(P) with reVEls essentially SLIVE
    7D INEPT - INCEPT (Inititate) without C - Command head

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    1. 6ac - SKIVE?
      Ski(p) + (re)ve(ls)
      Becos slive is cut while
      Skive is skulk
      I feel.

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  31. 21ac - COLUMN- tower
    Co (mul(l)《=)n
    Con - criminal
    Mull - ponder (mainly - shortening)
    About - reversal
    Hiding - containment

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  32. 7dn INEPT - awkward
    {incept - c}
    22dn ATTEST - exhibit
    {state t}*
    29ac RETHOUGHT - considering again
    irregular - rough
    {the*} in {rough} + {t}

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  33. 6A SKIVE- skulk; SKI( SKIP-P) reVE ls

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  34. That completes it.
    Thank you Veeyares & Thank you Col.

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  35. Thanks for the special Veeyares

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