Friday, June 27, 2008

The Hindu Crossword No. 9262 Saturday, June 28, 2008

Back but heavily jetlagged......................

Across

 1 Real mad at becoming startled (7) ALARMED

 5 Due to an error, Dick goes around the framework over borehole (7) DERRICK

 9 Oscar steers around Rhode Island, on the privateer (7) CORSAIR

10 As a learner one could be stunted (7) STUDENT

11 Cover wagon tail on time as resolved (5) ATILT?

12 Landing ground for guided missiles (4,5) DART BOARD

13 Order retreat (9) MONASTERY?

15 Implore the French housed in home (5) PLEAD

16 British in year’s beginning, found by the sea (5) BRINY

18 Experienced, as one succumbed to the anaesthetic (9) UNDERWENT

21 Where children alone are cared for (9) ORPHANAGE

24 Marked but not to journalist (5) NOTED

25 Famous Italian from Minorca! (7) MARCONI

26 An artist at tavern gives nothing to a Red Indian (7) ARAPAHO

27 It becomes a record for eastern fleet (7) DISCERN?

28 She keeps warm within a covering (7) SHEATHE

Down

 1 Current demand for recognition (7) ACCLAIM

 2 Disturbed Bishop again, to accuse him publicly (7) ARRAIGN

 3 Would show you intend making a statement (4,2,3) MEAN TO SAY

 4 Could be dead right in having taken the risk (5) DARED

 5 Indeed the imperfect storey was pulled down (9) DESTROYED

 6 The hub of marine activity lies along the loxodromic curve (5) RHUMB

 7 To repeat it needs an Eastern standard (7) ITERATE

 8 A kiddy to catch model American insect (7) KATYDID

14 Learning a pressman needs caution when involved (9) EDUCATION

15 A tear in the page that shows the lineage (9) PARENTAGE

16 To be swept clean, get a new one (7) BROOMED

17 Little devil, with applied skills, communicates (7) IMPARTS

19 Something distilled from former region (7) EXTRACT

20 An immature toad (7) TADPOLE

22 Make a fuss to live in a humble dwelling (5) ADOBE

23 Test of old manuscripts (5) EXAMS

2 comments:

Raghuram said...

27 It becomes a record for eastern fleet (7) DISCERN?

record ----disc eastern - e rn-(royal navy)fleet

anokha said...

Thanks, Raghuram - jetlag made things little difficult to "discern!"