Thursday, June 5, 2008

The Hindu Crossword No. 9243 Friday, June 06, 2008


 1 There is no dissent in such a decision (9) UNANIMOUS

 5 Covers for the feet that can be used in inflation? (5) PUMPS

 8 The flower of London (6) THAMES

 9 Penny, suffering endless allergy — a result of dietary deficiency (8) PELLAGRA

11 Lament of a chap about love (4) MOAN

12 Failing to recall info: get good, right treatment (10) FORGETTING

14 An American once got brown all around (5) TEXAN

15 Title, shortened, looked soothing (7) HONEYED

16 Electric ray, a source of danger to shipping (7) TORPEDO

17 Parent with boy builder (5) MASON

19 Sops of Kent, silly but gentle of utterance (4-6) SOFT-SPOKEN

20 Ailment detected in a guest house (4) AGUE

22 A convict in Andaman, man out with a large snake (8) ANACONDA

23 Country accountant carrying a notice (6) CABANA?

24 The fruits of engagements (5) DATES

25 I’m sincere, prepared to talk about old times (9) REMINISCE


 1 Part of a tumult I monitored last month (6) ULTIMO

 2 A master of statecraft trained in reality (2,1,6,2,4) AS A MATTER OF FACT

 3 ”Demi”, in a fresh spell, is the same in Latin (4) IDEM

 4 Heavy tool for what some cricketers do — bait and severely criticise (12) SLEDGEHAMMER

 5 Courtesy and refinement of the spoilt seen differently (10) POLITENESS

 6 A lens for blowing up good girl (10,5) MAGNIFYING GLASS

 7 Glen, sad, upset, used bad language (7) SLANGED

10 A question of rules being followed with a spot of neatness (5,2,5) POINT OF ORDER

13 What some inquiry commissions go on getting (10) EXTENSIONS

16 A model lady? (7) TUSSAUD

18 Reduction in cost per covers Electricity Board (6) REBATE

21 The paper at daybreak (4) DAWN


Raghuram said...


anokha said...

Thanks, Raghuram! AD could be the "notice" referred to in the clue!