MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword 7800

Across

1 Letters in flight? (7)

5 Drink with doctor in charge of old laboratory equipment (7)

9 What one fleeing a state may seek in another — awful toil with musical play (9,6)

10 Religious education, variety in holiday spot (6)

11 Aromatic plant, heavenly article (8)

13 A `trying' place for charged people? (8)

15 A singular, shallow vessel is adrift (6)

18 Notorious artist, Pole, captured in painting (6)

19 Clinical purification of blood (8)

22 Aunt abed, suffering but in full flow (8)

24 Benefactor for two boys (6)

27 To be of benefit to ten rotten fish? That is strange (2,3,8,2)

28 One wooed by aspiring members periodically (7)

29 What the winner in a tournament does to others (7)

Down

1 A quiet place in Mumbai for clothing (7)

2 Grand car moves on wheels (5)

3 Post-midday time (9)

4 Falsehoods, say, from contemptible persons (4)

5 No head for travelling on water, ill (6)

6 A girl to go after points (5)

7 Game birds, all freed around one (9)

8 Some soldiers in business (7)

12 Cook young fish (3)

14 He gets an undertaking about quality for water near new construction (9)

16 Exclusive dealer for fish, a cultured chap (4,5)

17 Strike, a big success! (3)

18 Sailor, American, I have found to be insulting (7)

20 Midge, small and alert (7)

21 Money for cheese ingredient returned (6)

23 Warning from a worried 25 (5)

25 Creature consumed between two sides (5)

26 Fiddler who liked it hot? (4)