MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 2601

Across

1 Strongly recommended some

beefburgers (4)

3 Dumbfounded, initially, as

embargo involved chess

and draughts? (5,5)

9 Hypocrisy about part of the

Bible (4)

10 Spotted blunder by Greek

character in retirement

flat (4-1-5)

11 Look at key piece of information

that's surprising (3-6)

13 Field crop in west requiring hot

weather (5)

14 November 2nd, say, dull also,

possibly, (3,5,3)

18 Solemn, knight that is holding

magazine showing sculpted

idol, (6, 5)

21 Criminal mains prayer-

leaders (5)

22 Son, fussed over and

cocooned? (9)

24 Father Christmas visits girl in

Brazilian city (5,5)

25 A saint, one from a town in

Italy (4)

26 Nagging male — quiet during

kissing and cuddling later! (10)

27 Sounds like the top dog (4)

Down

1 A French man supporting relatives

in the United States (5, 3)

2 With soft steps, Miss Rogers left

with unknown character (8)

4 Hunteraddicted to drinking

port (5)

5 The German knocked over on

flyover in London borough (9)

6, 7 Do as one pleases and escape

punishment (like Jack the

Ripper?) (3,4,4,6)

8 Detective film (6)

12 Head of person on Irish lake cut

with blade (11)

15 Usurer has no fans in play (4,5)

16 Games that make the Parisienne

angry, we hear (8)

17 Faulty connection, a problem for

the editor? (8)

19 Tackle school producing tasteless

art (6)

20 What sounds like a tasteless piece of artillery? (6)

23 Vegetable fed to Antonio, nightly, (5)

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