MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 8463

Across

1 Haltingly came our short literary composition (7)

5 Cool overshoe (6)

9 Thin biscuit (5)

10 See trophy emerging on magician's interjection (3-6)

11 A target set for the boat race (7)

12 That person! What's his name? (2-3-2)

13 One shaft of light on a building material (1-4)

14 Trader set out as old soldier (6,3)

16 Ma restful but somewhat domineering (9)

19 Religious passage? (5)

21 To stay calm don't go thus! (7)

23 Tom to catch swimmer with whiskers (7)

24 Coinage in some lingo that is strange (9)

25 Two-way detector (5)

26 They may be waved by people who have made conquests (1-5)

27 No Sioux emission is poisonous (7)

Down

1 "I will stick to what I say" (2,4,2,2,4)

2 Home for Orient fugitive (7)

3 Listed mistake (7)

4 You hear forehand disposition is strange (7-2)

5 Hell! Take laid-back me out of embassy that's raided (5)

6 Sea robber hears bawdy song (7)

7 He should be in the privy (7)

8 Graphically above all the rest? (3,2,3,6)

15 He is chosen to manage local business (6-3)

17 Grim Pole has hesitation on credit notes (7)

18 Soon (3,4)

19 Ah, rant about ten contracting a deadly disease (7)

20 Mischievous kids play round motorised sledge (7)

22 An up-and-coming science master joins (5)