The Hindu Crossword 11627

February 17, 2016 07:14 am | Updated 07:14 am IST

Solution to puzzle 11626


1 Inflammable element America discarded with the CRT coating material (8)

5 Joker's cry (6)

9 Dispensable conifer leaf on the steamship (8)

10 Attempt organiser made to shield the buyer (6)

11 Sensibly left mat factory in disguise (6-2-6)

14 It's valid tender only when filthy (5)

16 Saucer broken by upset cat getting in with some shelled arthropods (9)

17 Subscriber losing head in confusion becomes more stunted (9)

19 Listener's rush to get a twilled woollen fabric (5)

20 Genuine chip I sent up to get an alloy used in fine flatware (8,6)

23 Thin plate flipped by a beast (6)

24 Skin tumour makes graduate acquire confidence with sacred chant (8)

25 Number of the strong oriental pushing out the Frenchman (6)

26 Instigate knight attached to the European Union to wear a belt (6,2)


1 Monarch quietly replaces the original keyboard for a network command (4)

2 Georgia follows Oscar and me to find the Greek character (5)

3 Caught a portable goods-moving platform with a part of a suit of armour (7)

4 Upset contributors getting rid of the king's embargo (11)

6 Firm agreement (7)

7 Spanish model at the competition climbing a station wagon (6,3)

8 Lively producer, one celebrating in a noisy party? (10)

12 Newspaper featuring enclosure designed for a lighting fixture (11)

13 Does this narrow escape leave one with nary a stubble? (5,5)

15 Tag Prince created for a rug (9)

18 American criminal involved in an explosion gets a current stabiliser (7)

19 Graduate turns up to participate in a silly dance with plans (7)

21 Standoffish after commencement to show one's feelings (5)

22 Squall amplified partly by an artificial light source (4)

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