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The Hindu Crossword No. 2805

Solution No. 2804

Across

1 Sergeant major, breaking phone, becomes gloomy (6)

4 Teach group to make a model railway (5,3)

9 Complain in western type of joint (6)

10 Eastern girl, a really heartless spy (8)

11 Type of cricket clue with dash (3-3-3)

13 Scoffed at in course of poetic evening (5)

14 Argument over supremo with excellent liquid assets (7,7)

18 Gaming machine in dated bar— endless money involved (3-5,6)

20 Perfect suggestion by learner driver (5)

22 Tested public opinion, as aviator did? (4,1,4)

24 It’s fishy, comic’s temper tantrum (5,3)

25 Clothes worn initially in pews (6)

26 High-ranking officials decorate section of orchestra (3,5)

27 ‘Times’ term, an outstanding example (6)

Down

1 Duke won’t now broadcast in city centre (8)

2 Runner, representative to cut corners (5)

3 Conductor losing son in a South American country (9)

5 Firework, too large to be brought into court! (5,6)

6 I prosecute after second matter (5)

7 Clever character produces a piece of plastic that stores data (5,4)

8 Testing hearing (6)

12 Mostly recreation, in travelling funfairs, for urchins (11)

15 As good as gold? Not quite, us! (7-2)

16 Suffering from how poor performers perform? (2,1,3,3)

17 Emphasised editor is under pressure (8)

19 Up-to-the-minute intelligence prior to strike (4,2)

21 One supplying eggs for plate? (5)

23 Mental picture of him, a goalkeeper (5)

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