MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 2553

Across

1 Cat finally spots litter (5)

4 Hospital doctor in charge leaving confused

geriatrics at end of corridor (9)

9 Temporary home — get word about one (7)

10 Wandering, boy round desert (7)

11 Wicked witch and king don't, swallowing it

in pantomime (4,11)

12 Watches Communist and becomes very

angry (4,3)

13 Good sieve, cooking utensil (7)

14 Rarebit cooked for a judge (7)

16 Fencer's warning in area of kitchen

garden (2,5)

18 Superb fetching animal? (6,9)

21 Angry about no good unappreciative type (7)

22 One in old spirit container (3,4)

23 Degradation in a cellar (9)

24 Shout for minister? (5)

Down

1 Deal mostly involving one secret

society (5)

2 Piece in paper, tiny piece with no

heading (7)

3 Holidaying initially at Kew, we read her

new historical novel (8,3,4)

4 Hint about a rest (9)

5 Visitor in front of entrance, caught by

sudden blast of wind (5)

6 Psychiatrist with one northern g-girl, very

shy type (9,6)

7 Went round gallery surrounded by staff (7)

8 Meet up again with English prisoner,

never changing outwardly (9)

12 Foreign girl has an earthly paradise (7-2)

13 Marvellous, small company at making

what a soldier might wear (9)

15 Boy cut a long sizzling sausage (7)

17 Change back (7)

19 On day before festival calls for U.S.

actor (5)

20 Send for terms of reference (5)

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