MISCELLANEOUS

The Hindu Crossword No. 8760

Across

1 A doubter, though not soft, is nonindulgent (7)

5 Southern writers in crude shelters (6)

9 Account gets credit with a deposit. That's capital! (5)

10 Clara onto exotic kind of dental treatment (4,5)

11 Girl and boy moves around one, giving the go-by (7)

12 All round toast at party for crispy tortilla chip (7)

13 Ground covered in the Arthurian legends (5)

14 Fearfulness of business struggle and jockeying for lead position (9)

16 Hail clean jerk! It's invincible! (9)

19 Soldier meets worker, a very large person (5)

21 Gathers with royal friends (7)

23 Heard I am painful about the ugly sight? (7)

24 Ire fellow vented on a sculptural style (3,6)

25 Rishi dismisses the foreign national (5)

26 Expression of surprise over agreement with the woman (6)

27 A kind of delivery that's easily refuted (4,3)

Down 1 Usually, in a military regime? (2,1,7,4)

2 Partner in presidentship (2-5) 3 Expertly date his meal accessory (3,4)

4 Long-standing, the French sets a record (9)

5 Endeavour to contain union protest (5)

6 Complainant offers a small measure to drug addict (7)

7 Talk in India about the nose of a half-beast (7)

8 Completely confused where the signboard of a business might be? (3,4,3,4)

15 Question nearly completed. That's terrific (9)

17 Old cricketer has a knack in getting to the corridor (7)

18 Lingers even as toilers disperse (7)

19 Ring ace forged is Hellenic (7)

20 Recall sailor! Holi's afoot (7)

22 Weapon with a Hindu god (5)

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