Sunday, 22 January 2023

Special, Sunday 22 Jan 2023, IIT M Word Games Club, KrisKross

Three answers per commenter till 6 PM (Annotations compulsory) 
Please submit all your answers in one comment.  

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48 comments:

  1. 15 ac I see: got it
    I see ~ icy
    You say is hp indicator

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  2. 6A: ATISHOO..a+has+o+o*
    26A: SITE..sit+e
    12D: OMENS...MEN inside SO<

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  3. 26 a SITE - location
    {sit}{e}
    16d SPIRALS - snakes
    {paris*}{ls}
    6d ADIEU - so long
    {e} in {Audi*}

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  4. 6D ADIEU E in AUDI*
    1D WIDESPREAD W+DESPAIRED*
    9A SINE N(-o)ISE*

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  5. 17ac sheds: drops
    Woman had(she’d) last of antivirus(s)

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  6. 17A: SHEDS {SHE'D}{..S}
    12D: OMENS {MEN} in {SO<--}
    1D: WIDESPREAD {W}{DESPAIRED*}

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    1. 12D. Spoor.= Signs.
      Repulsive suggestive reverse.
      Soldiers= troops .spoort.
      Very= extremely so T Goes.
      Therefore, Spoor??
      Is my logic fuzzy?

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  7. Replacement

    14 dn UNFOCUSSED - lacking concentration
    {confused us}*

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  8. 19ac Bidden : ordered
    President(Biden) to accept democrat(d)

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  9. 6D. Adieu= so long
    Fantastic audi suggests anagram of audi + e( uropean)

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  10. Making up for 6D
    11A BUMP INTO BUM+PINTO

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  11. Replacements:
    18D: FLAY {F}{LAY}
    7A: IDIOM {IDIO(-T)}(M}

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  12. 27 ac stung -bit nuts g*
    17 dn santiago- against o*
    11 ac bump into vagabond -bum
    horse -pinto. bum+pinto

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  13. 4D. Billions= lot of money
    Ad= Bill
    Charges= ions. Charge= ion

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  14. compensating for 11 ac
    1 dn widespread w+despaired*
    pandemic.

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  15. 22dn totol (deligh)t ( a lot)*
    25dn taco turn (coat)*
    13dn omens o(men)s.

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  16. compensating for 11@
    shogun-commander sho-t +gun

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  17. Enjoyable fare! Loved 10A, 11A,23A,28A among other clues. Thank You, KrisKross for an enjoyable puzzle and Col. for publishing.

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  18. 19A BI(D)DEN
    27A STUNG NUTS G*
    6D ADIEU E in AUDI*

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  19. Lovely, enjoyable clues
    Greatest favourites are 10a and 23a.

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  20. 20A SAGACITY = wisdom; saga=story; city=London

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  21. 10a : GUILLOTINE = Chopper
    (GUIL(LOT)(IN)E)
    Craft:Guile, Many:Lot, Home:In

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  22. 3dn HOPI = American Indians
    Anno : Telescopic or (T)
    24dn YOUR = Second person
    First letters of "Youth Often Uses Recycled"

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    1. In 3dn 'Stores' is the hidden word indicator
      In 24dn 'Tops' is the Initial/First letter indicator

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    2. Right answer. In 24Dn, the def is "belonging to the second person"

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  23. 13a OPUSES = Books
    First officer = O+ PUSES (Stops = Pauses (-) A for American.
    Cancelling deletion indicator

    8d MANDELA = Leader
    Chap = MAN
    Was the first = LED, becomes DEL after reversal indicated by rebel
    First African = A
    MAN+DEL+A

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  24. 23a Babysitter CD with play on minor issues:babies
    28a congeal:set CON EG<= A L

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  25. 21d. Gerund, means a word that's a verb and noun, telescopic clue

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  26. I knew that gerund was a term from English grammar, but I had to look up the meaning

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  27. 22d TOTAL =. Absolute
    T = delight finally + OTAL , a lot dancing. Dancing anind

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  28. 5d is the only remaining clue

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  29. 5D MINT = new = leaves. ( DD)

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  30. Too late to get even the last one. Aus.open tennis to blame.
    Will solve Kriskross at leisure and enjoy.

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    1. Me too. Watching AO. Sad to see Mirza losing in the second round.

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  32. Lovely grid. Thanx Col for publishing.

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  33. Thanks Col for publishing this grid - will send the second grid (for onstage finals) also to you.

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