The Sunday Crossword No. 3006

Published - July 28, 2018 04:50 pm IST


1 Nervous about insect in hut (6)

4 Flowering plants reptile shortly consumes (8)

10 Group of stars plus artist holding revolutionary protest (9)

11 Band’s work after stardom devoid of odd pieces (5)

12 Equipment in belt (7)

13 Restart of play using fine round racket (5-2)

14 Backing instrument and others were distorted in mystery series (6,3,5)

17 Application referring to good, absorbing time with craft in training period (14)

21 State clear answer after fiasco with power off (7)

22 Composition featuring animal in a bed, turning (7)

24 Point after last pair in tower, united, break out (5)

25 One can rant wildly, energy personified (9)

26 Doctor, before losing heart, getting gloomier (8)

27 Not moving from theatre stalls (2,4)


1 Variety of cashmere I don’t know (6,2)

2 Sound area, artist’s workroom, not street (5)

3 Worry that’s beginning with Russian currency (7)

5 Hear editor, struggling with sensitivity, give severe warning (4,3,4,3)

6 One providing refreshments in that place, not hot, in saloon? (7)

7 Timing device showing best in sample (9)

8 Curls up in enclosure, partly docile (6)

9 Delegate, always up, receiving gift at start of investiture (14)

15 Imitate professional, in trim (9)

16 Obvious dismay, endlessly torn (8)

18 Revel in resistance, stirred to rise (7)

19 Run into bar in passage (7)

20 Away goal? Shock (6)

23 Marble and silver put away (5)

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