MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 7710

Across

1 Pay attention to cause for action, be persuaded peaceably (6,2,6)

8 A fabric I found in American state company (6)

9 Slave, out dancing, produces seeds (8)

11 Demonstrative English signal a student (9)

12 Countrified (5)

13 Alan set about finding a substance to stop leaks (7)

15 Enable me to return with authority (7)

17 Greatly praise tea: laud blend (7)

19 Missile fired from firearms, stolen (7)

21 Tendency to meander (5)

23 Unpleasant attack (9)

25 Sons and daughters are the issue (8)

26 Large paintings of the first of mighty Russian ranges (6)

27 Carrying out a mean plot in time somehow (14)

Down

1 Safe places to store a cluster of hair, queen's (7)

2 Volley of applause for a member of the Salvation Army (5)

3 Mexican dish from a hacienda cooked with a drop of lager (9)

4 Right! Develop, go round! (7)

5 More skilled (5)

6 A consequence of gout worth spelling out (9)

7 An apostle ruefully housing stableman at inn (6)

10 Pungent smell thrown up by biting insect (4)

14 Element symbolised by little Capone (9)

16 Strip of land projecting into the sea found by us in Nepal? Absurd! (9)

17 Remove by force a second-grade pipe (6)

18 MEXORED (Anag.) — outer germ layer of embryo (7)

19 Special ability is something given (4)

20 Betrayal of country by erring senator (7)

22 Kind of action producing ebb and flow (5)

24 Name — of one Indian queen, say (5)

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