The Hindu Crossword - 11628

February 18, 2016 12:00 am | Updated 07:23 am IST

Solution to puzzle 11627


1 One gets into hot water for brewing a drink (3,3)

5 Another way of looking at second actor (2-4)

10 Stupidity of ill-treating caring one (9)

11 Feature of an audio tape having words spoken in an undertone? (5)

12 Lacking very instrument to remove frost (2-3)

13 Perhaps wild or raw hostilities (5,3,1)

14 Slender woman — sick, old and extremely weedy (7)

16 Dad taking risk swallowing special red pepper (7)

18 Most exciting and periodically cut-throat cricket match (7)

20 Lively music I'm any day content in backing (7)

21 Show irrational dislike towards refreshing pedicure around Japan (9)

23 Sign a voucher (5)

25 Act outright aloof (5)

26 Is column dug through hard soil? (9)

27 Public gym included pole dancing (6)

28 Utter a heartily lurid tirade (6)


2 Drunken nuisance contributing to feeling of weariness (5)

3 Turning to run, get hold of a boat propeller (9)

4 Crowd move out of section in an aisle (7)

5 Resolve to improve (5,2)

6 S-solid fragment (5)

7 Mailman is on the run from beastly behaviour (9)

8 Operating system to skip having a browser (6-7)

9 Declaim recent changes to a hospital (7,6)

15 Low-cal feeds, man's mantra to be slim (9)

17 Point out best recipe for a red wine (5,4)

19 Time taken by Duckworth-Lewis going through extra tweak (7)

20 From the bottom up, rate each marine (4-3)

22 American and European Union power to deplete (3,2)

24 Kind of wine often seen as commonplace (5)

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