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The Hindu Crossword No. 2812

Solution No. 2811

Across

1 Bridge player engrossed by word games causes quarrel (5,6)

9 Harps on about children like Annie? (7)

10 Treading the boards, using one leg after another (2,5)

11 How graduates gained success at university, a little at a time? (2,7)

12 Sea-ear daughter removed from window (5)

13 Reduce the length of a card game (7)

14 Rice dish recipe for starters — it’s too complicated (7)

16 Steal tin - perplex bishop, leaving (7)

19 Chief beginning to split up British Army corps (7)

21 Tropical American tree resin, reduced (5)

22 Look smart in plant (9)

23 Young animal allowed outside at all? (7)

24 Prattle about milliner (7)

25 Quarrelsome conversation if male drunk? I can’t express how I feel (5,4,2)

Down

1 Filled with emotion, liaisons involving English ambassador’s deputy (6,9)

2 Indecent, old boy on location (7)

3 Poles entering track, leaving backer (7)

4 Up in Somerset, we ran new resort town (6-5-4)

5 Let in again to study with German (7)

6 Control the movement of bullock (5)

7 Highest money for people in authority (3,5)

8 Spinner — pride shattered after first of sixes (6)

15 Open University going on about orchestral piece (8)

17 Having a mistress, about fifty, is typical of the person mentioned (3,4)

18 Pick artist to portray the sister of Orestes (7)

19 Copy upset clients (7)

20 Number carried by sleigh, typically (6)

21 Live down under (5)

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