Tuesday, April 29, 2008

The Hindu Crossword No. 9211 Wednesday, Apr 30, 2008


 1 Happened fortuitously for the new engineer to be in Chad (7) CHANCED

 5 Call at public house for gymnastic exercises (7) BARBELL

 9 Henry resides in a nice appropriate place (5) NICHE

10 A melancholy old schoolmaster might put his capital into them (4,5) BLUE CHIPS

11 Steer many out to perform a bone surgery (6) RESECT

12 They do not take one’s own, but others’ issues (8) ADOPTERS

14 Son returns quarter of loaded cargo (5) LADEN

15 Nearly set wrong in a serious way (9) EARNESTLY

18 Lost at sea? (3,6) OFF COURSE

20 Men from city holidaying out west (5) DUDES

22 Standard ideas revised in Garden of Eden (8) PARADISE

24 Engineer accepts different role for the West Indian of Mixed Spanish blood (6) CREOLE

26 I dealt one to myself at just the right moment (5,4) IDEAL TIME

27 Eyed impertinently at the French with the dog around (5) OGLED

28 Support America having stain all over (7) SUSTAIN

29 General pardon for little woman brandishing Sten (7) AMNESTY


 1 As a vocalist she’s low in the register (9) CONTRALTO

 2 Charge brought against Bill by many employed by him (7) ACCUSED

 3 Sound increase in score displayed round about the finish (9) CRESCENDO

 4 Many bet foolishly only to be in obligation (4) DEBT

 5 Sure sign they’ll be big hits (10) BOUNDARIES

 6 Briefly go over the main points (5) RECAP

 7 Noteworthy pit surrounded by another ten (7) EMINENT

 8 Fails to be successful (5) LOSES

13 Unhappiness caused by a slump (10) DEPRESSION

16 Duck below the bedcover (9) EIDERDOWN

17 The past twentyfour hours (9) YESTERDAY

19 They are the agriculturists (7) FARMERS

21 Scribbles but does included old camouflage (7) DOODLES

22 Rises quietly in order to peep into something private (5) PRIES

23 A Greek letter on alluvial deposit at the river mouth (5) DELTA

25 I’m at South American flat topped hill (4) MESA

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