Sunday, 4 September 2022

Special, Sunday 04 Sep 2022, Driver


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39 comments:

  1. 4A ADVANTAGE ( VAT AGENDA)*
    5D VITAL (<=T)
    7D A ROMAance

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    1. 7d is not Telescopic.
      It is Removal plus charade

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  2. 7d AROMA - perfume
    {a}{roma(-ntic)}
    6d NIECES - relatives
    {i scene}*
    2d ORDINANCE - order
    {androgenic - g}*

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  3. 15ac anon (an) article on(working)
    23dn litre (T)
    5dn vital (reverse T)

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  4. Replacement
    26ac Sachin Tendulkar (and I lack the runs) *

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  5. 10A: RUN INTO / iron nut *
    3D: SILENCE / LE in SINCE
    26A: SACHIN TENDULAR / and i lack the runs *

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    2. 1D: COMPROMISE / COM.... + PRO + SEMI*

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    3. that was replacing 26A repeated

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    4. 26a The Anagram fodder is unkind to the Bharat Ratna 😃

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  6. 20D. Design. Signed new( anagrind)
    Please do not delete.

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  7. 27A. Splinters. Runners= sprinters. Change direction ,R( ight) to L( eft)

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  8. 21A. Reveal=disclose. A lever operated is anagrind

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  9. 4 dn Apologise.a polo gis e
    16 dn nerworked.drewtoken*
    17 a leeway.wee lay

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  10. Replacement for 7d
    22d EXCEL - top {~XL}
    XL = 40

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  11. 24a MASCOT = Anagram of scams to. Anind. Different

    16d NETWRORKED = Made useful contacts. Anagram of Drew token. Anindhu za= Out
    Anind

    Made useful contacts. Anagram if nu
    16d NETWORKED =

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  12. 16D NETWORKED = made useful contacts {DREW TOKEN, Anagram}
    24A MASCOTS = People who brings fortune {SCAMS TO, Anagram}
    22D EXCEL = Top { heard as Forty XL}

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  13. 11a LEEWAY = Scope
    Spoonerism of Wee lay , small place

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  14. 9A - MIDDLE OF THE ROAD
    Hero A is in the 'middle of tHE ROAd'
    Definition: neither liberal nor conservative
    What are these kind of clues called?
    17A - STEM (DD)
    28A - SIDES
    Definition: Edges
    {(-w)+S IDE} {S}
    Clever surface!

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  15. 4D; express regret= apologise
    Game is polo
    Soldiers are gis
    Middle of contested is e
    Hence, a+polo+gis+e
    Sathia

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  16. 12D: ENCLOSURES..fluorescents(-f,-t)*
    25D: AS IS..axis-x+s
    19D: MOSQUES..SOME+QS+U*

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  17. 14D: campaigns= movements
    Value is moment
    Electric vehicle is ev, around is ve
    Surat initially is s
    Hence, mo(ve)ment+s
    Sathia

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  18. Late-
    22D- Excel-~XL(forty). Def. Top
    16D- Networked- (drew token)*- Made useful contacts
    Anon- An on- Shortly
    Enjoyed solving a good CW. Thank you Driver for the pleasant ride.

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  19. 18A: copper band = heavy metal (rock band) DD
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  20. A doubt about 27A- Change of direction for changing R to L? Change of sides would have been appropriate, Directions are NEWS.

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  22. 13A (MAN)(NER)(I)(SMS) - idosyncracies

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  23. anno not clear. please elaborate man and ner

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    1. thinking of banner for poster. (b)oy turning quiet doesnt quite fit.

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    2. Very good attempt though, hard to believe you aren't close to the answer if so

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    3. Poster is banner. M for B (Boy) But why 'turns quiet?

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    4. 'Boy turns' could be taken to mean "boy becomes man" - as in boy turned eighteen today'

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    5. My take on 13A:
      Poster boy means a particular characteristic/attitude of a person, manner
      Turns quiet means, gentle, manner
      Hence, manner+i+sms(message)
      Any other suggestions are welcome.
      Sathia

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    6. Maybe Bachelor become married. Hence, quiet :))

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  24. My attempt: May be " Banner", Boy( B) M comes for Man which is asynonym for Boy..

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  25. 1A-cross meaning X; c-100 plus ross( total is gross minus force (g)

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  26. late entry. But would like to participate as I solved an hour ago
    4a - ADVANTAGE* (VAT+agenda)
    10a - RUN INTO (iron nut)*
    23d - LITRE [T]

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