MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 7802

Across

1 Mixture of acid with mace could be impractical (8)

5 Pungent stuff in the kitchen (6)

10 Peddler swallows right kind of fish (5)

11 Nom de plume (9)

12 Anxiety for a girl with money concealing love (9)

13 Mark, in writing, signifying a pause (5)

14 Set of moral principles (5)

16 Game suitable for job, perhaps (8)

18 A test for an aspiring performer (8)

20 Comfortable place, hospital in South of France resort (5)

24 To a betrayer in retreat, a fortune-card (5)

25 Knives, plates and so on on board (9)

27 Get rid of Tamil in borders of Europe? Silly! (9)

28 Departure of one wearing medal (5)

29 A small seal to indicate an extraterrestrial (6)

30 Fire-resistant material, top quality, mentioned in a distress signal (8)

Down

1 Get a thing going at a cute manoeuvre (7)

2 Stop a boil erupting: quiet! (7)

3 Small-time player (5)

4 One thousand twins cause damage (6)

6 A dead way of speaking, a habit hard to break (9)

7 One entrusted with checking the safety on track (7)

8 An officer and member are ... match and contrast (7)

9 Bang Abe controlled with large cushion (4,3)

15 Have hardly enough time to reduce Income Tax? Splendid (3,2,4)

17 Appoint male carrier of mail (7)

18 Theatre worker with a key and lock (7)

19 Loved one in Dadar lingering briefly (7)

21 Daily one book for transport (7)

22 Comes out east and joins (7)

23 Sailor with Elizabeth, lady in charge of nuns (6)

26 Sharp-eyed flier (5)

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