The Hindu Crossword 11635

February 26, 2016 07:23 am | Updated 07:23 am IST

Solution to puzzle 11634


8 Insect initially found next to meadow (4)

9 Colour of Adam’s ale held by naval warrior (10)

10 Levy charged by a French king after a month (6)

11,28 Meteor frequently seen in cowboy movies (8,4)

12,18 Better neckwear may result due to CBMs (8,4)

14 Eccentric in-charge leaves and makes a list of errors (6)

16 Special weapons and tactics are initially used in Pakistani valley (4)

17 Faith displayed by ten losing second direction and ten returning subsequently (5)

19 Drink stored in bar racks (6)

21 Ejaculates, “Old demands!” (8)

23 Mutilated visage of the common crossword criminal (8)

26 Threatening words usually giving unmentioned dire alternative (2,4)

27 Fruit consumed with love (10)


1 People look up to this to find out the time (5,5)

2 Accomplish and take away (5,3)

3 Seaman's grading (6)

4 Things like this that learner left may be found on billiard tables (4)

5 Powerless person makes claim of being powerful (8)

6 Hole in the ground made right after the wooden box (6)

7 In short, an unknown author will be seen soon (4)

13 How far a gun can fire in the mountains (5)

15 Another most attractive appliance contains a temperature controller (10)

17 What a violinist may do at the beginning and at the end of his performance? (4,1,3)

18 Go over retrograde art and poetry (8)

20 This clue is not that type of a clue (6)

22 Strangler’s jewellery (6)

24 Cold headgear’s converse (4)

25 Dame bustled and excitedly made cheese (4)

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