Monday, 14 November 2022

No 13710, Monday 14 Nov 2022, KrisKross

Leaving it to commenters to complete the Crossword as I have an early morning safari and then a road trip back to Gandhinagar from Sasan-Gir.

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ACROSS
1   Groups full of hunger, eventually get mid-morning meals (8)
5   Rocket's beginning to enter space, travelling for a long distance (6)
9   Spoil health frequently? Perhaps get treatment here (8)
10 Dream about embracing one's love (6)
12 Sweetheart, with innate love lost, discarding ring (9)
13 Habit or attire, mostly new (5)
14 Spots rebel hiding in broken car (4)
16 Setter will finally crack tricky poser - it reveals a surprise (7)
19 Launch of new product function shortly by Yahoo (4,3)
21 Finals of IPL - Kolkata needs grit to survive (4)
24 Disadvantage in going through problem after reflection (5)
25 Small one at home about to be protected by adult (9)
27 Editorial article from Paris read wrongly (6)
28 Makes corrections in ceremonies after team leader leaves (8)
29 Reason state controls money going around (6)
30 Waiters starting to serve the hungry children (8)

DOWN
1   What is right in courageous act (6)
2   Weapons used to displace government finding no takers (6)
3   Stones dog (5)
4   Check fire over pit (7)
6   Luxury car is not engineered for trials (9)
7   Black traps one, removing knight? Correct (8)
8   Being sick, tear to inject antidote (8)
11 Maybe dogs walk back (4)
15 Observation point from where one can see a murder? (5,4)
17 Doctor overwhelmed by terrible ulcers collapses (8)
18 Soldier breaks open fruit (8)
20 Book not from this author (4)
21 Gave money, hiding name? That’s generous (7)
22 Speak softly using roof of mouth, say (6)
23 Teacher initially comforts kids (6)
26 Weapon is confined after breaking tip (5)


54 comments:

  1. Sorry for the delay. By mistake I put the date of publication as 15 Nov.

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  2. 9a hospital from spoil and HAT from health frequently

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    1. Good solve! Anagram of (SPOIL + H-A-T) with the whole clue intended to be an extended def of HOSPITAL

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  3. How cool it would be if every monday became a Friday!
    And then I wake up, it's happens only when Col is on his annual trip

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    1. We will ask Col. to make it monthly (weekly is not practical!)

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  4. 24a last last letters of ipL,kolkatA,needS and griT LAST to survive

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  5. 17d. CRUMBLES... MB in ULCERS *
    21d. LENINENT.. LEN(IE)(N)T..
    6d. AUDITIONS.. AUDI ( IS NOT )*

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  6. 17d Crumbles -collapses from ulcers and MB for doctors

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  7. 1A groups = bunches, hungeR eventually = r, bRunches = mid-morning meals
    18D open = plain, soldier = ant, pl(ant)ain = plantain = fruit
    24A problem = sum, going around, becomes mus, m(in)us = disadvantage

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  8. 2.a guns_g....uns
    Used....old
    No takers....unsold.

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  9. 10.a ADM(I)RE*....love
    dream about....admre
    Embracing one....i

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  10. 12.a innate love-o*
    ..valentine
    Sweetheart..valentine

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  11. 15D- Crow's Nest= Observation point
    From Crow's nest one can see crows!- Murder- group name for rows.
    My COD
    13A- Trait- (Attire-e)*-Habit
    23D- Teases- T(eases)- Kids
    T from Teacher initially & eases from comforts.

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    1. Typo. Pl. read as group name for crows- murder of crows.

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  12. Had a great time solving and then this unexpected bonanza.
    Thank you Ramki and Col. and his safari!!

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  13. 22 down, murmur is to speak softly

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    1. Also,not the correct solution. Please refrain from giving solutions without ann.

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  14. 19a : ROLL OUT (ROLe)(LOUT)
    28a : REWRITES (cREW)(RITES)
    22d : MUTTER (M-outh)(UTTER)

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  15. 22D- Clever use of say- esp. after a comma.

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  16. Bright start to the week! My favs 7d, 8d and 16a. Thoroughly enjoyed solving. Thank you Ramki. 🙂

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  17. 5A - PARSEC - (Space + R(rocket's beginning))*
    Parsec is a very large unit of distance

    11D - PETS
    Walk = Step. STEP 'back' is PETS. Dogs are pets.

    4D - EXAMINE
    Fire = Axe, Pit = Mine
    (Axe)* + Mine = Examine, examine = check

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    1. Nice solves!
      4D. Anno reg ...No anagram indicator. Over is the reversal indicator. AXE <<

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    2. 'Over' as reversal indicator can be used for both Across and Down clues

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    3. +1 for good solving and reversal.

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  18. 14a ACNE = Spots
    brokEN CAr, reversed. Rebel reversal indicator

    20d TOME= Book
    Not from

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  19. 14a ACNE = Spots
    brokEN CAr, reversed. Hiding and rebelnreversal indicators

    20d TOME = Book
    To = Not from
    Me = this author

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  20. 30a STEWARDS = Waiters
    Starting of serve = S+ hungry the = TE + WARDS (Children)

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  21. 25a. MINIATURE = Small
    M+I+NI+ATURE
    Mature (adult) covering(protecting) i and reversed in ( at home). About reversal indicator for in
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  22. 25a. MINIATURE = Small
    M+I+NI+ATURE
    Mature (adult) covering(protecting) i and reversed in ( at home). About reversal indicator for in
    .

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  23. 8D CREATURE(BEING) (tear cure)* cure from antidote

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  24. 29ac. Sanity = Reason. anno as Say(state) going over (controls) NIT (tin=money, reversed (going around)
    3dn. Cairn. Double definition of a type of dog as well as a pile of stones
    7dn. Suitable = Correct. Anno as Sable (black) going over (traps) UIT (unit=one without N (knight)

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    1. Good solves. I think coming in after a long time or have I missed?

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    2. Yes Padddy..coming in after a while to a very pleasant surprise today! Thanks to col, who hopefully is having a good trip! Nice clues. Especially 15Dn (Crow's Nest) and 23Dn (Teases) which even if simple, had an elegant surface reading and 20dn Tome and many more ! Ramki gives a great crossword

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  25. 3D: stones= cairn=dog (DD)
    1D: act= behave
    Courageous is brave
    What is eh (used in asking question)
    Hence, b(-r+eh)Ave
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  26. Closing, I think
    16a I (wil)L in poser* Spoiler
    27a Le read* Leader: leading article
    1d what:eh is r in brave BEHAVE:act

    Answer of 27a in 28a!

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    1. Is spoiler means surprise?
      Sathia

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    2. Spolier alert!
      Like revealing a plot/secret/surprise of a movie/novel

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    3. "It reveals a surprise" is the definition.

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  27. 1d BEHAVE (act)
    Courageous: Brave
    What: Eh?
    What is right -> eh instead of r in brave

    16A SPOILER (it reveals a surprise)
    Setter: I
    will finally: L
    Tricky: Anagrind
    I L inside ( indicated by crack) poser* : Spoiler

    26D: ARROW (Weapon)
    Confined: Narrow
    Breaking tip: remove N

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  28. 7D is yet to be solved.
    Sathia

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  29. Eagerly solved 50%.But, unfortunately, I haven't noticed Col.'s post. so I missed the opportunity. VALENTINE, TOME,PETS & BRUNCHES are my today's CoD. But, few puzzles are very challenging. over all it's an absolutely & interesting. Thank you Ramki & Col.sir.

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