Thursday, 1 September 2022

Special, Thursday 01 Sep 2022, Veeyares


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.

53 comments:

  1. 1ac - ACQUIESCENCE - permission
    (Access + queens +ic - ss)*

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  2. 1A ACQUIESCENCE {ACCESS QUEENS IC(-ss)}*
    5D: CUE CU(-r)E
    10A: PREDATION RED inside P(-l)A(-n)T+ION

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  3. 24a: INANIMATE (IN(AN)(I)MATE)
    9D: FACE THE MUSIC(DD)
    23D: RAVEN(T<--)

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  4. 3dn - UTILE - useful
    Futile - useless - f

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  5. 9ac - FUNGI - mushrooms
    (Fussing - ss)*

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  6. 16D: NEATHEARDS / heard nets*
    13A: H ITCH
    16A: INSURE ALL / alien rules- e *

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  7. Wow! I finished. That was a nice grid.
    Thanx Veeyares. 😊

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  8. 2d CONTRACTS: reduces, commitments

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  9. 11A- TAC(I)T- Silent
    15D- TIN K(ER)ING- Meddling around
    Doing only 2. Enjoyed doing both. Happy.

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  10. 14 ac TACIT: silent
    TAC (I) T
    Tact: diplomacy
    I involved in tact is tac(I)t

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  11. 18ac ESSENTIAL: key
    ES (SENT) (I) AL
    Despatched: sent
    Opening of items’ : I
    I and sale arranged around sent

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  12. Sub for 14 ac a repetition
    4d: EMPATHISING: appreciating
    EM (PATH) ISING
    Emising is Geminis* (mess) across the way(path)

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  13. Thank you Veeyares. The grid is nice, all the way. Thanks.

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    1. +1. Able to complete fully. There are quite a no. Of long one's for which fitting annotation takes little time, hence need to rush answer of the easier ones first(fastest finger syndrome). Anyway, thoroughly enjoyed.
      Thanks Veeyares.
      With regards,
      Sathia

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  14. 22A: creator= generator
    Jumble of great+one+r(ight)
    19A: fabric= satin
    DisplayS AT INdian
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  15. 12 d, 22ac are beautiful clues.

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  16. 25D: bristle = awn
    Stooge is pawn , quietly(-p) gone
    Hence, awn
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  17. 21d- image-idol; (pilgr)image
    24a-inanimate-dead; in(an)(i)mate

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  18. 7d-edict-law; (dedicated-dead)*

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  19. 22A - great+one+r (from right), properly put as anagram indicator, generator = creator
    20A - U-nless N-agging I-dea T-o E-scape - Acrostic Unite = Marry
    6D - Heard net's, spread as anagram indicator = neatherds = cowboys

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  20. 22A already given. Replacement - 12D - resident = local, pushing one off - res(-i)dent, lock up = pen, student = l, resplendent = brilliant.

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  21. 26A; VIXEN; animal; NEX(-t)+(IV) <==

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  22. 8d IN THE LONG RUN; at the end of the day; LONG=hunger in (HUNTER IN)*

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  23. 11A CARPENTER; woodworker; {PE{Nails}TER}<=>CAR

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  24. 17D ANTITOXIN = medicine
    Starting with nurse = N
    (N + IN TAXI TO )*

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    1. Just got my car back after that activity yesterday. My fav clue in the grid but quota over.

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  26. 27A ENGINE TUNING ;
    {chaNGING NUT - cha + EEIN}* (from regular redesign)

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  27. Sorry about 23A def not at the end. Could have reworded

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  28. I think that completes the lot. Thanks to all the solvers and thank you Colonel sir for putting up the grid

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  29. Thank you Veeyares. Great holiday (CW)fare. Had a great time.
    Thank you Col.

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  30. Though could not participate thanks to the first hour class session, will go through the clues in a relaxed manner.....

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  31. 27A Engine Tuning
    *ngingnuteein

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  32. Thanks for the special Veeyares

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