The Hindu Crossword 11346

March 19, 2015 07:21 am | Updated March 26, 2015 01:11 pm IST

Note: The seven starred clues carry no direct definition, but they all belong to a particular list


7 Persistent tailor negotiated withholding of a lease payment (10)

9 Yahoo's bail-out contribution (4)

10 *Bend backwards to accommodate bargemen in trouble after losing a precious stone (8)

11 *Yankee following the Seychelles democrat to the quarter (6)

12 Adult sailor going west with a collection of maps (5)

13 Condemn Oriental's love in act (9)

14 Most enclaves are set up with this type of bond (7)

17 Shoot with hesitation at the criminal follower (7)

20 *Model of a lemur bone (9)

22 *Letters from innkeeper Thomas (5)

25 Guide in retreat protecting some British sailors with rye grass (6)

26 *Sulphur and barium dissolved in a pickling agent (8)

27 Worship forbidden by many a religion? (4)

28 One way to ride a horse (10)


1 *Gear-cutting tool design (6)

2 Nasal sound from the Scandinavian's son moving up to the top (5)

3 Struggle with the lines about viral breakdown (7)

4 Dense lump containing two quarters (5-3)

5 Scottish ice-cream for an American turtle (6)

6 Woman in an important business position heard the Scottish girl live in recital (5,3)

8 No bun in barbecuing arrangement for a type of skeletal structure (3,4)

15 *Revolutionary component of an old telephone found submerged in a Welsh river (8)

16 Nothing here may leave you in such a state (8)

18 Auditor's washing liquid on top of a couch for the late riser (3-4)

19 Someone with a guess giving an answer to the New York company (7)

21 An embarrassing mistake by the Uruguay premier replacing a bracelet (6)

23 What stars do when the wife goes missing with a ring (6)

24 Original key (5)

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