Saturday, 7 January 2023

No 13757, Saturday 07 Jan 2023, Incognito

Rangoli by Gowri

ACROSS
7   Legendary creature and alien kept in Yankee igloo at first (4) YETI {Y}{ET}{Ig..o}
8   Perhaps how the artist shoplifting in the paint shop was caught? (3-6) RED-HANDED [C&DD]
10 Drink with German spice (6) GINGER {GIN}{GER}
11 Animals follow tailless mammal producing sugary substance (8) MOLASSES {ASSES}<=>{MOLe}
12 Awfully silent before starting to install network for wire-tap (6,2) LISTEN IN {SILENT*}{In...l}{Ne...k}
14 Nag residing in O'Hara's stable (6) HARASS [T]
16 Dirty relative with a pole (7) UNCLEAN {UNCLE}{A}{N}
18 Send criminal with evidence (7) CONSIGN {CON}{SIGN}
21 Prohibit initially rebellious English living in container (6) BARREL {BAR}{Re...s}{En...h}{Li...g}
23 Regal Scotsman includes joke on imaginary number (8) MAJESTIC {MA{JEST}{I}C}
25 As fast as a gastropod... or a bullet? (8)  SLUGGISH [C&DD]
27 Royal seat flung on radio (6) THRONE(~thrown)
29 Princess's fee for release (9) DISCHARGE {DI'S}{CHARGE}
30 Band of cloth strapped around soft hat in the beginning (4) SASH Acrostic

DOWN
1   51 Romans enter province creating organised faith (8) RELIGION {RE{LI}GION}
2   Call for some jewellery (4) RING [DD]
3   Doctor at Yard takes broken urn for rehearsal (3,3) DRY RUN {DR}{Y}{URN*}
4   Stubborn soldier follows first man (7) ADAMANT {ANT}<=>{ADAM}
5   Oh boy! All running hither and thither in commotion (8) BALLYHOO*
6   Dad jumps around with son's tots (4) ADDS {DAD*}{S}
9   Garment from doctor on English ship (5) DRESS {DR}{E}{SS}
13 Construction worker mentioned in mercantile records (5) TILER [T]
15 Takes a break on street at end of class (5) RESTS {RE}{ST}{c..sS}
17 Nothing left, okay? (3,5) ALL RIGHT [DD]
19 Actor Alec's genius is misrepresented around new school (8) GUINNESS {GUI{N}NES*}{S}
20 For starters, American military policeman has old relic and jug (7) AMPHORA Acrostic
22 Top class student editor was sick (5) AILED {A1}{L}{ED}
24 Jedi endlessly hugged extra-terrestrial model and flew around at high speeds (6) JETTED {J{ET}{T}EDi}
26 Cut girl on tree (4) GASH {G}{ASH} 
28 At heart, Parashar is impetuous (4) RASH [T]

Reference List
Alien = ET, Yankee = Y, Pole = N(North), Imaginary Number = I, Princess = DI(Diana), 51 = LI, Yard = Y, Soldier = ANT, Son = S English = E, Ship =SS, On = RE, Street = ST, New =N, School = S, Top class = A1, Student = L, Editor = ED, Extra-terrestrial = ET, Model = T, Girl = G

14 comments:

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  2. Absolutely. I could do it in less than 30 minutes. Incognito is truly a blessing in incognito

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  3. Incognito is the confidence booster for many non-regular/regular CW solvers. You simply enjoy the way annotation fits in to give the solution.
    Keep it up Incognito!
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  4. Finished in 13 minutes. Thanx Incognito. 🙂

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  5. Good Rangoli by Gowri. It is simply enjoyable to see how peacock gets different postures on different days and looking elegant.
    Keep it up!
    Sathia

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  6. Gowri garu, Rangoli is truly colourful

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  7. Yes Sathia, Gowri’s rangoli for the current year seems to be peacock.
    Hers is a lovely demonstration of the various moods of peacock, each one lovelier than the previous one. Hats off!!

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  8. Please read ‘Gowri’s theme for rangoli for the current year’ seems to be peacock.

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  9. Like themed CW's, this is themed Rangoli!

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  10. Breeeeeeeeeze. That's Incognito!

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  11. Thank u all if you especially AJ - for noticing my Rangoli & appreciating it daily. I simply looked up some reference drawings & sketches for peacocks. There were so many options that I felt tempted to try out atleast handful. 🙂

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