MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 2568

Across

1 Fish in former Indian port water bird pursues (6,4)

6 Rubbish in bed (4)

10 Living on the water? A short question getting a nervous response (7)

11 Gather together in circle at university (5,2)

12 Shoot weapon (5)

13 Girl slid onto one in bar in vessel (4-5)

14 A trim charlady worked in a building in London (9,4)

17 Provider of meals on wheels (10,3)

21 Style of type that's in fairness out of place on piece of stationery (4,5)

22 Mist shrouding centre of Amsterdam makes one more depressed (5)

23 Folk dance with the man round ring on floor (7)

24 Fresh in, a star singer (7)

25 Ridge of rock contributing to Tiree fatality (4)

26 Yorkshire boarding school, large, by river (10)

Down

1 Guide nail over wood (8)

2 Email monsieur re novel French dish (6,9)

3 Flower festival mustn't be allowed to start (5)

4 Sound unit guided around black ice on the way up (7)

5 Endorse nap provided by unknown character (7)

7 Sold illicitly further down the bar (5-3-7)

8 Head cut off captain's fish (6)

9 Fool on ladder getting practice (5,3)

15 Remainder's found by A1 lay-by (4,4)

16 Supporter coming up with right expletive for Scottish football team (8)

18 American ringing friend - Ernie, perhaps (7)

19 No option? (7)

20 Girl saved by bravest hero (6)

22 First to bad-mouth article on fine female from Canadian town (5)

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