MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword 8109

Across

1 Excellent fancy about overseeing (11)

9 Worn-out wear Dad gave away (7)

10 The fellow finds unusual load in the instrument (7)

11 Said in Paris to be likewise (5)

12 Is pious noon suitable for this starter to a meal? (5,4)

13 Geoff allows offload of rubbish (5)

15 Moving either way, it will close itself after you (5,4)

18 Trouble from the inner man (5,4)

21 Nothing but big Greek character (5)

22 He puts together part by part (9)

24 Some support for the employees (5)

26 Governesses tax, holding back the girl (7)

27 Face old boy with poetry (7)

28 As held in a peace move (5,6)

Down

1 What the pupil does by way of suffering punishment is prominent (6,3)

2 Hairstyle protest excludes north (5)

3 Dramatic broadcast (5,4)

4 Where the stay-at-home may be found (7)

5 Espionage organisation holds post of a Muslim sect (7)

6 Dress material of north India gets disapproval in France (5)

7 Four leave the railway engine to move from one place to another (8)

8 Snatch not the first file (4)

14 If mashed, might help feed the extremely hungry (8)

16 Cover up the fact that the shine is gone? (5,4)

17 Describing just-plucked fruit dispensed by rare shelf (4,5)

19 Business decline I make shows gigantic figures (7)

20 This can be seen in a bored listener (3-4)

22 Joins snakes without hesitation (4)

23 Candy for old reformer? (5)

25 Shield an airport area? (5)