Monday, July 14, 2008

The Hindu Crossword No. 9276 Monday, July 15, 2008

Gone for the rest of the week ..........................

Across

 1 Bandage the head of the wounded before criticism (8) WRAPPING

 5 The Spanish caught in periods of holdups (6) DELAYS

10 Fan mired badly in borders of Ajmer (7) ADMIRER

11 Least changes embrace the Spanish novel heroine (7) ESTELLA

12 Old fogey to squat down (6) HUNKER

13 Niggle about a couple of partners sporting slight sleepwear (8) NEGLIGEE

15 Back on borders of Ajmer (4) REAR

16 Flew into a rage and hammered a few eaves? (3,3,4) HIT THE ROOF

18 Not that its members are fighting forever (6,4) ROWING CLUB

20 Somewhat treacherous figure in a novel (4) NERO

23 Former prince and vicar get debt notices (8) EMERITUS

24 One of an audience (6) HEARER

26 Properties in European countries (7) ESTATES

27 “Do not torment me, __” (The Tempest) (7) PRITHEE

28 Makes clean moves? (6) SWEEPS

29 Inclination to drift? (8) TENDENCY

Down

 1 Predictably they have to work in season and out of season (7,8) WEATHER BREEDERS

 2 Drunk miner caught by abstainers here (7) ARMENIA

 3 Ale for help at railway station (6) PORTER

 4 Agatha Christie’s novel title provides standard (4) NORM

 6 Praised former wife and rang (8) EXTOLLED

 7 Fast! Almost claim run out! (7) ALLEGRO

 8 One should not get drunk to be in this (5,2,8) STATE OF SOBRIETY

 9 Marked by anger, fleet runs helter-skelter (9) RESENTFUL

14 Half way (9) MIDCOURSE

17 This takes a lot of hammering (5-3) ANVIL-TOP

19 Contend with Western Railway steel organisation (7) WRESTLE

21 Listener, as a consequence, is worldly (7) EARTHEN

22 Tickle one’s memory that drunk miner is on top of dome (6) REMIND

25 Mistake learner leaving section of church (4) APSE

1 comment:

Eswaran said...

Weather Prophets. Previous not emeritus