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The Hindu Crossword No. 2806

Solution No. 2805

Across

1 A quiet Italian river location may be suitable (8)

5 A wife, after lively dances, brings out puzzle (6)

9 A tiger, for example, better groomed by mother (3-5)

10 Armed guard in foreign sector (6)

12 Small drop to drink before opening of Anouilh play (5)

13 Arranger ran orgies in resort (9)

14 Everything’s ready – Sally nervously checks zip (3,7,2)

18 Fail utterly in warehouse to get articles placed round piano (2,4,3,3)

21 Hostile military command makes one uncomfortable (3,2,4)

23 Cold leaving chest tender (5)

24 Attempt to secure one pound for a hat (6)

25 Amusement caused by it during Spring term at Oxford (8)

26 Hand-rolled cigarette in jacket (6)

27 Ship carrying right flag (8)

Down

1 Navy member, a US lawyer (6)

2 Friendly foreign correspondent? (3,3)

3 Naval base was focal point, primarily in the wars (5,4)

4 Those people getting to a super new play (3,9)

6 Playwright at home having caught disease (5)

7 Director crosses off last character in scene (8)

8 Battle song (8)

11 Encourages Arnold, perhaps, to get something for breakfast? (4,8)

15 Expand on complex (9)

16 Shiny silver paper in the street? (8)

17 Ring found over in a river in Australian city (8)

19 Declare one’s commitment to a small female company (6)

20 Earnest request made by pair over New Year (6)

22 Story about bishop and food (5)

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