The Hindu Crossword 11637

February 29, 2016 09:34 am | Updated 09:34 am IST

Solution to puzzle 11636


1 Inclination to write and say Om (8)

5 Place where fishes learn to form a group? (6)

9 Arrange team trip for less than the customary duration (4-4)

10 War finally moved former US president to depression (6)

12 Liquid assets to cover Rupee’s fall (5)

13 Strip detective inspector’s responsibility (9)

14 Trimming selection of generic racquets (6)

16 For the most part, growing small fruits (7)

19 Passed through dock last month on the way back (7)

21 Have a look at a bird (6)

23 Spend life primarily restoring our magnificence (9)

25 Nearly neglected yield (5)

26 Computer manufacturer at the middle of testing plug-in (6)

27 Damage platform outside a branch office (8)

28 Put up with final period in office (second half only) (6)

29 Intrepid sales force oddly disorganised (8)


1 Father disheartened clergy, office of the pope (6)

2 Arrive at noon in order to make a statement (9)

3 Hour-long stoppage (5)

4 Unsettled leader gets irritated with Cuba (7)

6 Air cannot set right flower (9)

7 Heads of opera combine to examine talent of group of eight (5)

8 Tip of big ship, tip of airplane (8)

11 Despots are sheltering despot (4)

15 Storyteller that mostly recounts a funny record primarily (9)

17 Drunkard, intoxicated to begin with, mixing tea with brine (9)

18 Disciple the French dismissed had become renegade (8)

20 Dire fate of doctor returning after work (4)

21 Trash rim of bus in parking structure (7)

22 Drives an influential person nuts in the end (6)

24 Fat in a body part is dangerous for starters (5)

25 Ceiling raised to accommodate large storey (5)

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