Sunday, 19 June 2022

Special, Sunday 19 Jun 2022, Ajji

Artwork by Prasanna

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

(COMMENTS ENTERED WITH LESS THAN THREE ANSWERS/ANNOTATIONS WILL BE DELETED WITHOUT NOTICE, UNLESS THE COMMENTER SPECIFIES THAT IT IS A COMPENSATION FOR A REPEAT)


Enjoy.

88 comments:

  1. 1ac - BOUSTROPHEDON (bounds photo *) - style of writing - definition

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  2. 9A. Supreme. Power= P. Certain= sure. Setter= me. Invested is an angram indicator( PLEASE DO NOT DELETE SIR)

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  3. 3D TREMORS broTher+REMORS(-e)
    5D HOST Acrostic
    7D NATAL DD

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  4. 1dn - BISPHOSPHONATE (drug)
    ( bishopsphone + at *)

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  5. 5dn host (acrostic)
    21dn dined (di(n)ed)
    7dn natal(DD)

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  6. 5dn HOST - entertainer Acrostic
    7dn NATAL DD
    19dn OCTOBER - month
    {o} {to be} in {cr}

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  7. 2dn - UNPOPULAR (unwelcome)
    Un + pop(u)lar
    Un - peacekeepers
    Poplar - tree
    U - urn

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  8. KwaZul Natal is a place in SA

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  9. Prasanna - Beautiful Artwork!!!
    Wish all fathers here - a very happy Fathers day!!!

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  10. Replacement for 7dn
    19ac osier (rosier-r)

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  11. 12A - VIOLIN (after six = VI, nothing = O, nothing backward = NIL <-)

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    1. 17A - HARD CASES (charades + s)*

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    2. 24A - TONSURE (heavy weight = TON, certain = SURE)

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  12. Replacement
    14ac SALES
    {ale} in {ss}

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  13. replacement for 5dn
    25ac publish (pub) (l) (is) (h)

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  14. 23D. Mink .. Setter= i'm.in retreat is MI North Korea= NK

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  15. 16D. Imitation. Limitation- L( fail to start). This is a substitute for 7D. Natal

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  16. Replacement
    19ac OSIER - Willow
    Rosier (healthier) - r (topless)

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  17. Entertaining puzzle! Had to take help for the three of the long ones despite having all crossers.
    Thank You, Ajji.

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    1. Thanks Vasant. Very encouraging comment.

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    2. Every time I feel like a beginner only. Believe me, I need.

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  18. 4D- Overinvest- Over in vest- Put in too much money
    I liked this a lot. Other 2 follow

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  19. 12A- Violin- Musical instrument- VI O LIN (=<NIL)
    5D- Host- Entertainer- Acronym

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  20. 5d - HOST - Acrostic
    14a - S(ALE)S - Drink-Ale ; board - SS
    23d - NATAL - DD

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  21. Good one. But for the 1a it was cold solve. Have to say, the is still troubling.

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  22. Lovely puzzle AJ. I too had to crosschk my solutions with Google before posting for the long ones. But the clues were very clear. So got the solutions. 😊

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  23. I avoided ‘the’ presence in many places getting over my temptation to use it. If it is still there, I am truly sorry.

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  24. My post at 11:14 is a reply to sree_sree.

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  25. 22a PRETRAIN (P(R)ET)(RAIN)
    6d DIRTIER (DI(TI<)RER)
    21d DINED (DI(N-ovember)ED)

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  26. Any more to solve. Becoz i can do one more ,

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  28. AJ Mam!!!! will solve your grid with pen and paper. Very nice grid & Interesting sunday.

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  29. Thanks Prasanna. You added charm to the grid with your artwork.

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  30. In place of 21Dn

    20a NODULE (NO DU(L)E)

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  31. Lovely Sunday fare! Thanks for the entertainment, AJ :-)

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  32. 23D: coarse wool= Kemp
    KP is north korea
    Setter is me gets reversed
    Hence, k(em)p
    26A: vanishing act= disappearance
    Incomplete prayer is appea(-l)
    Reverie is trance without t
    Princess id dis
    Hence, dis(appea)Rance
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  33. 13D EPISTROPHE - repitition of words - hope priest*

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  34. 25A PUBLISH. (PUB)(L)(IS)(C)

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  35. 10A: relax= stretch
    Street is st
    Vomitting sound is retch
    Hence, St(retch)
    8D: south african flower= chincherichee
    Chinese loosing sword primarily is -s
    Her is beloved in church is ch
    Hence,
    Chin(c(herinc)hee... Hope this annotation is right?
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  36. Sorry for exceeding three answers!
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  37. No. Chin(cher + in + ch)ee

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  38. Cher (beloved) in ch (urch) in Chinee

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  39. Across 10,11,15
    Down 8,18
    Still standing?

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  40. Across 10 + down 8 done by Sathia

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  41. 11ac, 15ac and 18d remain.

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  42. 11ac - super clue. My COD

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  43. Very good with some clues leading to a long and new one's as solutions given by AJ. Thoroughly enjoyed solving them.
    Nice artwork presented by Prasanna on Father's day .
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  44. 15a VIPERFISH (VI)(PER(F)ISH)
    SIX=VI
    ROT=PERISH
    FEMALE=F

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    2. My third
      18D COLOURS ( closure - e + o)*

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    3. Answer is right, but annotation is wrong. Closure has no place here, KRM.

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    5. Sorry. Working on mobile not working today.

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    6. @AJ Initially I thought Course (as in race course) for round figures, but could not fit annotation. Closure as in enclosures, fits; but no luck now.

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  45. Great CW
    Great Artwork
    Father's Day Wishes
    What more can one ask for on a Sunday morning?
    Thank you All and a Happy Father's Day to all the fathers here.

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    1. sir, you nicely said. It was a Good coincidence my art work also published alon with AJ mam's Grid. My sincere thanks to Col.sir who made it possible.

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  46. Long words,though hard,were all neatly clued. Thank you AJ.

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  47. Thank you Paddy. These kind words from you all keeps me going.

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  48. 18D. Circles. Lose end. Circle. Hues,= Colours. Gains nothing is O.. Thus far.....

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    1. Gemini, find other words for circular figures.

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  49. Can i solve 11a?
    HYPNOSIS - a dazed state
    - Hyphen - he + osis (old half sister)

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  50. Let me close then.
    18d
    Colure(s) are the great circles in astronomy. Lose e and gain o.
    Colours.

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  51. Thank you sree_sree for giving a colourful finish.That brings us to the end.
    My sincere thanks to the Colonel for posting my CW in the blog.
    Thanks to all the participants, solvers and commenters for setting aside their valuable time for my CW.
    Thanks to Prasanna for his artwork.

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    1. Excellent finish by sree_sree. spent worthy times on CW. Once again my pranaams to AJ mam and Col.sir. Have a nice day.

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  52. Thank you AJ & Prasad.
    I did not know about coloure.

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  53. Colure: In astronomy one comes across equinoctial colure, solsticial colure etc.

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  54. Colure (in astronomy) either of two great circles intersecting at right angles at the celestial poles and passing through the ecliptic at either the equinoxes or the solstices.

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