MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword 7922

Across

1 Travel fast with a tall drink (8)

5 Into a road enters a snake (6)

9 TUC to reduce apparently (3,4)

10 Rashly target a boat race (7)

11 Dirty shoes Bali discards (9)

12 Bird holds an account, it's understood (5)

13 These usually accompany drinks (4)

14 IT cables — a whole lot tangled across a body of water (6,3)

17 Be happy and contented — like a giant? (4,5)

19 City where some Czechoslovakians do live (4)

23 About to look back on an unpleasant person (5)

24 Member of a military caste of India (9)

25 Boaz crazy about Indian bread? Here's plenty! (7)

26 Right, I meant to design clothing (7)

27 Ice-cream served by some angel at Ottawa (6)

28 Criticise sounds produced by singers of a particular genre? (8)

Down

1 The acres expressed in some other unit (8)

2 Go away — you may be found later! (3,4)

3 Leave this place and play on some percussion instrument! (4,2)

4 Indian boy and girl — they should know the limits! (8,5)

6 As wielded by a tyrant (3,5)

7 It could be editorial (7)

8 Poverty revealed by a great many on this planet (6)

10 The national responsibility of Indians (7,6)

15 An interlacement that is easy to untie (8)

16 Byronic school of poetry (8)

18 Enter L.A. precincts that are everlasting (7)

20 Those happy faces in our e-mails (7)

21 Big ace lets slip a cool container (6)

22 Reception area that you have at heart? (6)