Friday, 18 November 2022

No 13714, Friday 18 Nov 2022, Afterdak

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ACROSS
1   Health indicator puts strain on family (5,8) BLOOD PRESSURE {PRESSURE}<=>{BLOOD}
10 Pasta is tops (9) SPAGHETTI [DD]
11 Nobody has energy by 12 pm (2,3) NO ONE {NOON}{E}
12 Firm procured tool to fish (5) COHOE {CO}{HOE}
13 Doctor rents her cold platters (9) TRENCHERS {RENTS+HER+C}*
14 Son's club keeps badger (small) meat pieces (6) SCRAGS {S}{C}{RAG}{S}
16 God upset? No, on the contrary (4) EROS<=
19 Half of your field, in the middle area has fertilizer (4) UREA {yoUR}{fiEld}{A}
20 Leading ENT doctor provides oil cure for clots (6) EMBOLI {Ent}{MB}{OIL*}
25 School devised two methods to catch adult ticketless travellers (9) STOWAWAYS {S}{TWO*}{WAYS*} over {A}
26 Err leaving frontier in a haste, or else (2,3) IF NOT FrONTIer*
27 New York politician reaches hotel with siren (5) NYMPH {NY}{MP}{H}
28 Work hard with old Indians to catch snakes, perhaps (9) OPHIDIANS {OP}{H}{InDIANS} Old = Not new
29 Peace symbols with love? Victor surrounded by deceit, shoots (5,8) OLIVE BRANCHES {0}{LI{V}E} {BRANCHES}

DOWN
2   Pleat her saree covered by flannels, say (8) LEATHERS [T]
3   Colour ocar has red etchings in the front (5) OCHRE Acrostic
4   Little bird after training got some egusi (6) PETITE {TIT}<=>{PE} and {Eg..i}
5   'Bisexuals are great' - Nurse Ecstasy Sierra (8) EPICENES {EPIC}{EN}{E}{S}
6   Boy! I'm at college holding ball - sound from the back, one produced by aircraft (5,4) SONIC BOOM {SON}{I}{C}{B}{MOO<=} 
7   Greek character gets guides halfway for colonist (6) RHODES {RHO}{guiDES}
8   Physics is terrible, first person leaving frightens (6) PSYCHS PHYSiCS*
  Lecturer - it's mostly easy to maintain high discipline (5) LEASH {L}{EASy}{H}
15 First Golden Globe award, primarily given to rebel opposing Russian leader (9) GORBACHEV {Go...n}{ORB}{Aw..d}{CHE}{V}
17 Groom is following Tom at a vault (8) CATACOMB {COMB}<=>{CAT}{A}
18 Told to wait for bash time (8) POUNDAGE {POUND}{AGE} {wait ~ weight(POUND)
21 I quote a tweet at New York time for a kind of study (2,4) IQ TEST {I}{Q}{T}{EST}
22 Employing American in government (5) USING {US}{IN}{G}
23 German General's memorial desecrated after removing one article (6) ROMMEL MEMORiaL*
24 Condition of a small article chipped at the end found by mother (6) ASTHMA {A}{S}{THe}{MA}
26 A new director icharge; related to us (5) INDIC {1}{N}{D}{IC}

Reference List
Energy = E, Cold = C, Son = S, Club = C, Small = S, Area = A, School = S, Adult = A, Politician = MP, Hotel = H, Work = OP, Hard = H, Victor = V, Training = PE, Nurse = EN(Enrolled Nurse), Ecstasy = E, Sierra = S, College = C, Ball = B, Lecturer = L, High = H, Opposing = V, Quote in twitter = QT, New York Time = EST(Eastern Standard Time), Government = G, New = N, Director = D 


71 comments:

  1. 13ac TRENCHERS
    platters mean trenchers
    doctor is to unscramble RENTS HER C(cold) so the answer

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  2. 11ac nobody is NO ONE
    12pm is NOON and energy is E so answer is NO ONE

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  3. 3d OCHRE
    front letters of Of Car Has Red Etchings

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  4. 2d LEATHERS
    flannels say may be something leather jackets etc.
    the letters are covered in the words pLEAT HER Saree

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  5. 17D. Catacomb= vault.Tom= cat. A=a. Groom= comb.

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  6. 12A. Cohoe= a small salmon fish.
    Co= Firm. Hoe= tool ( used in agriculture)

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  7. 22D. Using= employing.
    American = US.in= in. government= G

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  8. 27A. Nymph. = Siren
    NewYork= NY.POLITICIAN= MP. ARrived hotel= H

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  9. 16A. Eros.= Greek God of live. Upset= sore. On the contrary is reverse indicator

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  10. Love, not live.Regret the typo

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  12. 6.a boy....son
    I'm....I'm
    College ....c
    Sound from back..boo
    Sonimcboo*
    Sonic boom...aircraft sound.

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  13. 26.a frontier-err....fontif*
    If not...else

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  14. 5.a bisexuals....epicenes
    Great....epic
    Nurse...n
    Ecstasy.....e
    Sierra....s
    Epicenes...bisexuals.

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  15. 4.a little...petite
    Bird...tit
    Training...pe
    Some of egusi...e
    Titpee*....petite.

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    1. It's 4d and not an Anagram.
      {tit} <=> {pe} {e}

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  16. 20.a ent...e
    Doctor...mb
    Oil cure....oli
    Emboli..clots

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  17. 29A: peace symbols= olive branches
    Love is o
    Victor is v surrounded by deceit(lie)
    Shhots are branches
    Hence, o+Li(v)e+branches
    17D: vault= catacomb
    Tom is cat
    Groom is comb
    Hence, cat+a+comb
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  18. 25a: stowaway. School S , TWO jumbled, methods WAYS captur adult A.

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  19. 15D: Russian leader = Gorbachev
    First golden is g
    Globe is orb
    Award primarily is a
    Rebel is chev
    Hence, g+orb+a+chev
    24D: condition= asthma
    A small is a,s
    Article (the) chipped is th
    Mother is ma
    Hence, a+s+th+ma
    With regards,
    Sathia

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    1. Che guvera is the rebel and called chev.
      Sathia

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    2. 'opposing' is not accounted for

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    3. first golden is G, globe is ORB ,award primarily is A rebel is CHE and opposing is V (versus) .So 15d GORBACHEV .

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    4. this not my answer but explaining only definition

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    5. Thanks. SreeSree, rameshk & hanumantha Rao.
      Sathia

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  20. 8d psychs - scares from physics-i

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    2. Physics - i would be 'physcs'.
      Frightens is the given definition.

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  21. 23d Rommel German general from memorial-i- a , one article

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    1. Again
      memorial - i - a = memorl

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    2. Memorial - one article
      Memorial - IA
      = memoral*
      Rommel, german general

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  22. 26a, if not = or else, definition
    Frontier - err = if not

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  23. 28ac OPHIDIANS: reptiles, snakes perhaps
    OP ( work) H (hard) IDIANS(indians-n: not new, old)

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  24. 26d INDIC - related to us
    {i}{n}{d}{ic}

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  25. 10A SPAGHETTI ; pasta ; spaghetti tops.

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  26. 18dn: POUNDAGE Intended Definition is Weight HP of Wait I believe.
    Bash=Pound, Time=Age

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  27. My last,
    10A: pasta= spaghetti = tops ( covering for bare wires) (DD)
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  28. 19 A UREA (fertilizer) UR (half of yoUR) E (middle of fiEld) A (area)

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  29. Replies
    1. CGB, how does NY time fit in?

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    2. Don't they call it just ET? And Pacific time as PT?

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    3. is QT for retweet, quote a tweet?
      I QT EST

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    4. Oh.okay. It is officially EST though it is ET in usage. Thank you Col.

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    5. I think it has to be-
      I
      Q from quote
      T from tweet
      EST- time in NY

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    6. Quote a tweet Or QT was a feature in Twitter which allowed users to quote the tweet without reposting/sharing the entire tweet.

      Something like what happens in whatsapp when you reply, you see the post you are replying to but not the whole post.
      Last I know twitter disc'ed it but i am off twitter since the Corona.

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  30. 9d LEASH - discipline
    {l}{eas}{h}
    Lecturer - L
    mostly easy - eas
    high - h

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  31. 14a SCRAGS = Small meat pieces
    SS from son's, C for club and RAG for badger

    S+C+RAG+S

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    1. Or the last 's' for small?

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    2. Perhaps so. My anno was based on "small meat pieces" being the definition since dictionary defines scrags as lean or small pieces of veal etc.

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  32. Since pieces indicate smallness, we are forced to take meat pieces as def.and second S from small- addtionally it is given in brackets.

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    1. well explained Paddy sir. I have considered Son-S and Son's - s. Though my answer was right . but a small tweak in anno. corrected my error. Thanks Paddy sir.

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  33. Incidentally, expansion for QED is a Latin term and one of our Maths professors used to jocularly call it Quite Easily done!

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  34. Nice grid. all solved before 10 am. My fav EMBOLI, NOONE,SONIC BOOM.
    21D. I could not get anno.for New york time. I got EST from goggle. while seeing the threads I saw Col.'s reply. and got satisfied. Thank you Col.sir for the in depth anno. for NY Times.

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  35. Thanks folks for doing the crossie

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