Friday 2 February 2024

No 14087, Friday 02 Feb 2024, Arden

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ACROSS
1   United States Democrat briefly had become a recluse (6) SADDHU {US+De...t+HAD}*
4   Male singer, to survive eats fixed ration (8) BARITONE {B{RATION*}E}
10 Bar exit on both sides, it means drunk can enter (9) ESTAMINET {ExiT} over {IT+MEANS}*
11 Filthy lucre makes one heartless (5) CRUEL*
12 Agreement with leading college on line... (7) CONCORD {Co...e}{ON}{CORD}
13 ...seconds later he ran out of control (7) HARNESS {SS}+{HE+RAN}*
14 Reversing a gamenext some of them will give you the runs (5) ENEMA [T<=]
15 "with steam it's working!"- give a false account... (8) MISSTATE*
18 ...later in some part of the world there is lack of energy (8) ASTHENIA {AS{THEN}IA}
20 Dance to odd, not even beat (5) RUMBA {RUM}{BeAt}
23 While in Bangaloreleisurely she used to sing (7) LORELEI*
25 During war Damascus evacuated, facing the centre (7) INWARDS {IN}{WARD}{Da...uS}
26 Fill contents in, but it has to be erected (5) BUILT {BU{fILl}T}
27 Necessarily want completely at the back (9) NEEDFULLY {NEED}{FULLY}
28 Greek Aristocrat getting refuge finally in French city (8) GRENOBLE {GR}{NOBLE} over {r...gE}
29 In testa tussle to get a rank (6) STATUS [T]

DOWN
1   Draws small boats (8) SKETCHES {S}{KETCHES}
2   Dog breed essentially to maintain peace (7) DETENTE {DETENT}{brEed}
3   Nothing comes in - in way of a healer (9) HOMEOPATH {HOME}{O}{PATH}
5   "Against his order", it means these drugs will fight allergies (14) ANTIHISTAMINES {ANTI}{HIS}{IT+MEANS}*
6   Pay for keeping dog behind home (5) INCUR {CUR}<=>{IN}
7   "Not possible to stop the whimper" - that's rich! (7) OPULENT {{O{PULE}NT*}
8   Sign up for silent shot (6) ENLIST*
9   Misplaced idealismno one accepts new line, perhaps (3-11) ONE-DIMENSIONAL {IDEALISM+NO+ONE}* over {N}
16 Became very angry to see criminal art thief drinking whisky (5,1,3) THREW A FIT {ART+THIEF}* over {W}
17 It's a kind of shirt, in case OK, will shine in the dark (4,4) CATS EYES {CA{T}SE}{YES}
19 Starters salami and Ravioli, later eat fish (7) SARDINE {Sa...i}{And}{Ra...i}{DINE}
21 Arm twisting and conspiracy, he will spoil everything (7) MARPLOT {ARM*}{PLOT}
22 Go bald, perhaps a ugly woman (3,3) OLD BAG*
24 Abandon final projectconstruction in bits and pieces all around (3,2) LET GO {p...cT} in {LEGO}

Reference List
Second = S, Greek = GR, Small = S, In = HOME, New = N, Whisky = W, Kind of shirt = T


48 comments:

  1. 16d
    Became very angry=threw a fit
    art thief+w *
    W from whiskey

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  2. 25a
    Facing the centre=inwards.
    In+war+d
    During=in
    ds= D amascu s evacuated

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  3. 27a
    Necessarily=needfully
    Want=need
    Completely=fully
    need+fully=needfully.

    29a
    rank=status
    Telescopic clue
    Te (st a tus) sle

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  4. 11 AC cruel - heartless
    (Lucre)*
    Filthy- anagrind
    29 AC status - rank
    teST A TUSsle
    In - telescopic indicator
    5 dn antihistamines- these drugs fight allergies
    Against- anti
    His
    (It means)*
    Order- anagrind
    8 dn enlist - sign up
    (Silent)*
    Shot- anagrind
    22 dn old bag- ugly woman
    (Go bald) *
    Perhaps- anagrind

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  5. 6d pay for - in cur from home- in Dog -cur

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  6. In lieu of 11 AC
    20 AC rumba- dance
    Odd - rum
    Not even beat - ba

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  7. 15 a give a false statement- misstate from steam it's anagram

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  8. 26a built From fill contents is IL AND AND BUT ANAGRAM

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  9. In lieu of 29 AC
    17 dn cats eyes- will shine in the dark
    Kind of shirt- T
    In case- ca(T)se
    Ok- yes
    Ca(T)s e yes

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  10. 24 D. Let go. Abandon= let go. Final of project=T. Bits and pieces is LEGO. T in LEGO.
    29.A GRENOBLE from Greek= GR and Aristocrat= NOBLE e from refuge finally

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  11. 19 D .SARDINE . SAR fron salami and ravioli. Eat = dine.
    29.A status = rank. Telescopic.

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  12. 14A ENEMA = runs
    <==T (gAME NExt)
    18A AS(THEN)IA =lack of energy
    later = THEN
    In : cont ind
    some part of the world = ASIA

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  13. 4A BARITONE - Male Singer; to survive (BE), eats fixed (RATION)*
    13A HARNESS – control; (HE RAN)* seconds (SS) later
    23A LORELEI – she used to sing; in banga(LORE LEI)surely
    21D MARPLOT – he will spoil everything; ARM twisting, conspiracy (PLOT)
    7D OPULENT – that’s rich;

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    1. 7D OPULENT - that's rich; (NOT)*, stop whimper (PULE)

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  15. 1D: draws= sketches
    Small is s
    Boats are ketches
    Hence, s+ketches
    Sathia

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  16. 9d ONE DIMENSIONAL; line perhaps; N=New in (IDEALISIm NO ONE)*

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  17. 9dn Misplaced idealism, no one accepts new line, perhaps (3-11)

    ONE-DIMENSIONAL - line, perhaps
    {idealism no one*} over {n}
    misplaced - Anind
    accepts - Sandwich indicator
    new - n

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  18. 12Ac CONCORD -{C(college)}{ON}{{CORD}

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  19. 15 across misstate, anagram of steam its

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  20. 9d ONE - DIMENSIONAL: line(example of one- dimensional geometrical entity)
    (idealism no one)*. (Misplaced is anagrind) accepting n: new

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    1. 9d obviously is the clue of the day.

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    2. @ AJ Mam....you perfectly choosen mathamatical clue..........

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  21. 1a - (SADDHU)* (USD+HAD)
    def. recluse
    united states - US
    demacretic - D
    had - HAD

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  22. Replacement
    12Ac
    CONCORD - agreement
    {c}{on}{cord}

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  23. Replacement for 9d
    3d HOMEOPATH: healer
    Home( in) o( nothing) path( way)

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  24. Replacement
    10Ac ESTAMINET - bar
    {et} over {it means*}

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  25. 19a, Bar = Estaminet
    ExiT on both sides = ET
    It means drunk = stamine*
    drunk = anind
    Can enter = containment indicator
    [E (stamine)T]

    8d, sign up = enlist*
    Fodder = silent*
    Shot = anind

    23a, she used to sing = lorelei [T ]

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  26. 18a ASTHENIA meaning lack of strength/ energy. Later is THEN , some part of the world is ASIA. THEN in ASIA is AS(THEN)IA

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    1. I visit the site almost on all days to check my answers. But I don't post any comments.

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  27. 21D Arm twisting(anind) and conspiracy(PLOT) ,
    he will spoil everything(defn) - MARPLOT
    (ARM*)(PLOT)

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  28. Yet to be solved

    26A(Anno only), 2D and 6D

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  29. 26A fill contents - IL. in BUT gives BUILT - BU (fILl) T

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  31. 2D open for anyone to solve with annotation

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  32. 2D: maintain peace= detente
    Breed essentially is e
    Dig is detent
    Hence, detent+e
    Sathia

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  33. Dog - DETENT
    ( detent: a device (such as a catch, dog, or spring-operated ball) for positioning and holding one mechanical part in relation to another in a manner such that the device can be released by force applied to one of the parts from Merriam Webster)
    brEed essentially to
    maintain peace(defn) - DETENTE.

    Didn't know dog as detent before. Reverse engineering. 😁

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