Wednesday, 11 January 2023

No 13760, Wednesday 11 Jan 2023, Incognito

Rangoli by Gowri

Solution to 2D has been deliberately left unsolved and is to be answered only by a non-regular / novice commenter, with proper annotation. Those who have answered earlier in the week, please give others a chance.

ACROSS
8   Balderdash! One Indian bread? (4) ROTI {ROT}{1}
9   Throw out part of Suevic team (5) EVICT [T]
10 Virginia Dalton makes South Indian doughnut? (4) VADA {VA}{DA}
11 In gambling place, endless money is now offered in the beginning (6) CASINO {CASh}{Is}{Now}{Of...d}
12 a. Initial medical assistance? (5,3) FIRST AID Definition by example
13 Watchful, six soldiers capture port (8) VIGILANT {VI}{GI}{ANT} over {L}
15 Lieutenant's song in loop (6) LARIAT {L{ARIA}T}
17 Hot burnt remains is husband's narcotic substance (7) HASHISH {H}{ASH}{IS}{H}
19 Silly setter starts to dance in opera theatre in Copenhagen (7) IDIOTIC {I}{Da..e}{In}{Op..a}{Th...e}{In}{Co...n}
22 Desecrate narrow passage (6) DEFILE [DD]
24 Coach corrupted? Rig a race! (8) CARRIAGE*
26 Rebellious clans dot northern part of UK (8) SCOTLAND* Semi&lit
28 Initially, Indian American follows general, one with high IQ (6) GENIUS {In...n}{US}<=>{GEN}
30 Fried food from Jaipur, India (4) PURI [T]
31 Chump throwing away cereal from double cream mixture (5) DUMBO {DOUBle+creaM}*
32 Top accountant rejected setter (4) ACME {CA<=}{ME}

DOWN
1   Soda mixed to make pancake in the South (4) DOSA* My family preparing to tackle the 6 foot long Dosa at Hotel Annapurna in Coimbatore.
2   Shrink strange rodent leaving third dimension (8) ?I?I?I?H (Addendum - DIMINISH (tHIrd+DIMeNSIon)* - See comments)
3   Iron lawmaker's gold hat (6) FEDORA {FE}{D{OR}A}
4   Non-conformists feel absence of having fishes in tanks at first (7) MISFITS {MIS{Fi...s}{In}{Ta..s}S}
5   Famous actor and model went ahead. Surprised? (8) STARTLED {STAR}{T}{LED}
6   Incarnation aggravates throwing eggs randomly (6) AVATAR AggRAVATes*
7   President Amin kidnaps student getting breakfast item in Chennai (4) IDLI {ID{L}I}
14 Foolish one in tavern begins to exaggerate (5) INANE {IN{A}N}{Ex...e}
16 Getting old silver in Germany (5) AGING {AG}{IN}{G}
18 They may serve when stars wed excitedly (8) STEWARDS*
20 Eastern relation is going astray (8) ORIENTAL*
21 Flying ace Amy picks up daughter in educational institution (7) ACADEMY {ACE+AMY}* over {D}
23 Recognize Indian king has island (6) INTUIT {IN}{TU{I}T}
25 Wrongly ignore district, for example (6) REGION*
27 Friend from China uses marijuana at first (4) CHUM {CH}{Uses}{Ma...a}
29 Food found in Bhandup market (4) UPMA [T]

Reference List
Dalton = DA, Soldiers = GI, ANT, Port = L(Left), Lieutenant = LT, Hot = H, Husband = H, Lawmaker = DA, Gold = OR, Model = T, Student = L, Germany = G, Daughter = D, Island = I, China = CH

36 comments:

  1. ROTI, VADA, IDLI, PURI, DOSA, UPMA served by STEWARDS - mouth-watering breakfast items

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  2. Nice Theme of South Indian dishes. Had my breakfast IDLI, VADA , DOSA at south Indian hotel at Angul and taken a parcel of UPMA for my CHUM and eager to have Roti in Lunch hour. Thanks for the e-dishes. Thank you Incognito. All the four grids are A1. Have a good day.

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  3. 3D. a DA (district attorney) is not a lawmaker!

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    1. Indeed, it should be lawyer, not lawmaker

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  4. 2dn diminish. (third dimension - rodent)*

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    1. 2d With 'strange' as Anind, initially I thought 'rodent' is part of the fodder. Then realised the Anagram applies after the Deletion! Nice Wordplay.

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    1. TUT is King Tutankhamun. IN - Indian I - Island

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    2. Indian:in
      King:tut
      Island:I

      But i can't see any context where intuit replaces recognise!
      Agree they are sub-cat of Understand but it would be like equating male and female to be synonyns because both are human! (

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    3. This is what Free Dic.says- To know or understand by intuition: "The child bore his infirmity bravely ... yet may have intuited that his days were numbered" (Virginia Spencer Carr).

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    4. Intuit can also mean recognise - https://www.wordhippo.com/what-is/another-word-for/intuit.html

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  6. King is Tut. Having island- TU(I)T
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutankhamun

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    1. Intuition is probably better known than intuit.

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    2. Paddy sir.... in Dic. the meaning of 'tut 'given as 'disapproval'.

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    3. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tutankhamun

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    4. Thank you sree-sree sir. sometimes I have to refer wikipedia. But overall Incognito's today grid fills stomach. Delicious south Indian varieties......

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    5. Disapproval is more Tut tut than mere tut!!

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  7. Started with Roti and ended with Upma. Better to have included Gelusil also into the grid!!

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  8. Blame it on Incognito. Threw my diet regimen outta the window. Had my favourite upma, vada-)

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  9. Food located in "all the corners" of CW.
    Have Hashish and gamble in casino not vigilant and losing fedora. What an idiotic Scot. Dumbo!
    With regards,
    Sathia

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  10. Back home to complete- South Indian dishes I mean.

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  11. Today it felt like I hadn't left my kitchen.
    @ Paddy - Kishore could have added HOUSE WIFE/COOK too.
    @ Col - Lovely pic.
    @ Kishore - Nice grid. Specially liked - Vigilant, Startled & Lariat.
    For me too INTUIT was last to fall.

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  12. No need for kitchen- straight to the dining table!

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  13. That's the last of this lot of puzzles and the last in the series of cuisines.

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  14. As always, thanks for solving

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  15. So u finished with a bang!
    With our very own idli, Dosa, vada, Upma! πŸ™‚πŸ™‚πŸ™‚

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  16. And thank you for the sumptuous fare- pun intended.

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