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    THC-crossword thread-6; 4 ans PP till 4 pm IST

    Dear friends,
    very aptly, auspiciously I open our new thread on the Vijayadasami! Please post your answers here!
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    1Places where distressing activities take place as a routine (6,5)
    9Company car woman takes for bullfight (7)
    10Main colour? (3-4) SEA BLUE
    11Graduate gains colour, having dropped all clothes (5) BARED
    12Getting dumpy nose fixed, acquire another name (9) PSEUDONYM
    13Brief from smarter setter (5) TERSE
    15Goes too far while climbing the staircase? (9) OVERSTEPS
    18Reassert a refurbishment is needed for places from where no driving should be made (4,5)
    21One getting up for part of flight (5)
    22Soldier to abandon traitor (6,3)
    24Yes, a high school may have these maids (5)
    26Circumspect Creole admits good artist (2,5)
    27Nothing to one dress brought back from range (7)
    28Activity happening in 1ac. or as part of some Hindu ritual (11)

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    1One who criticises people but not to their faces (9)
    2More infrequent artist on engineer’s third circuit (5)
    3Reviled so badly, they act badly (9)
    4It removes dirt from locks (7)
    5Old boy on spectacle that’s disgusting (7)
    6Good man with viewpoint (5)
    7Malicious reports not initiated by people living in Sri Lanka, say (8)
    8Treatment that creates waves in the hair salon (4)
    14Travelled, we hear, to initial info by the way (4,4)
    16Runnel — a small measure in the thoroughfare (9)
    17Putting pressure on troublesome girl to leave (9)
    19One is underneath a church official as derived by logic (1,6)
    20An act is reviewed as utterly wicked (7)
    22Said to have longed for having the colour changed (4)
    23Smoke emanating from three chulahs (5)
    25Air India to uphold liberal defence (5)

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    1 Places where distressing activities take place as a routine (6,5)
    9 Company car woman takes for bullfight (7)
    10 Main colour? (3-4) SEA BLUE
    11 Graduate gains colour, having dropped all clothes (5) BARED
    12 Getting dumpy nose fixed, acquire another name (9) PSEUDONYM
    13 Brief from smarter setter (5) TERSE
    15 Goes too far while climbing the staircase? (9) OVERSTEPS
    18 Reassert a refurbishment is needed for places from where no driving should be made (4,5)
    21 One getting up for part of flight (5)
    22 Soldier to abandon traitor (6,3)
    24 Yes, a high school may have these maids (5)
    26 Circumspect Creole admits good artist (2,5)
    27 Nothing to one dress brought back from range (7)
    28 Activity happening in 1ac. or as part of some Hindu ritual (11)
    Down
    1 One who criticises people but not to their faces (9)
    2 More infrequent artist on engineer’s third circuit (5)
    3 Reviled so badly, they act badly (9) EVILDOERS
    4 It removes dirt from locks (7)
    5 Old boy on spectacle that’s disgusting (7) OBSECENE
    6 Good man with viewpoint (5) STAND
    7 Malicious reports not initiated by people living in Sri Lanka, say (8) SLANDERS
    8 Treatment that creates waves in the hair salon (4) PERM
    14 Travelled, we hear, to initial info by the way (4,4)
    16 Runnel — a small measure in the thoroughfare (9)
    17 Putting pressure on troublesome girl to leave (9)
    19 One is underneath a church official as derived by logic (1,6)
    20 An act is reviewed as utterly wicked (7)
    22 Said to have longed for having the colour changed (4)
    23 Smoke emanating from three chulahs (5)
    25 Air India to uphold liberal defence (5)

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    1 Places where distressing activities take place as a routine (6,5) BARBER SHOPS
    9 Company car woman takes for bullfight (7) CORRIDA
    10 Main colour? (3-4) SEA BLUE
    11 Graduate gains colour, having dropped all clothes (5) BARED
    12 Getting dumpy nose fixed, acquire another name (9) PSEUDONYM
    13 Brief from smarter setter (5) TERSE
    15 Goes too far while climbing the staircase? (9) OVERSTEPS
    18 Reassert a refurbishment is needed for places from where no driving should be made (4,5) REAR SEATS
    21 One getting up for part of flight (5) RISER
    22 Soldier to abandon traitor (6,3) DESERT RAT
    24 Yes, a high school may have these maids (5)
    26 Circumspect Creole admits good artist (2,5)
    27 Nothing to one dress brought back from range (7)
    28 Activity happening in 1ac. or as part of some Hindu ritual (11)
    Down
    1 One who criticises people but not to their faces (9)
    2 More infrequent artist on engineer’s third circuit (5)
    3 Reviled so badly, they act badly (9) EVILDOERS
    4 It removes dirt from locks (7)
    5 Old boy on spectacle that’s disgusting (7) OBSECENE
    6 Good man with viewpoint (5) STAND
    7 Malicious reports not initiated by people living in Sri Lanka, say (8) SLANDERS
    8 Treatment that creates waves in the hair salon (4) PERM
    14 Travelled, we hear, to initial info by the way (4,4)
    16 Runnel — a small measure in the thoroughfare (9)
    17 Putting pressure on troublesome girl to leave (9)
    19 One is underneath a church official as derived by logic (1,6)
    20 An act is reviewed as utterly wicked (7)
    22 Said to have longed for having the colour changed (4)
    23 Smoke emanating from three chulahs (5)
    25 Air India to uphold liberal defence (5)
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    1 Places where distressing activities take place as a routine (6,5) BARBER SHOPS
    9 Company car woman takes for bullfight (7) CORRIDA
    10 Main colour? (3-4) SEA BLUE
    11 Graduate gains colour, having dropped all clothes (5) BARED
    12 Getting dumpy nose fixed, acquire another name (9) PSEUDONYM
    13 Brief from smarter setter (5) TERSE
    15 Goes too far while climbing the staircase? (9) OVERSTEPS
    18 Reassert a refurbishment is needed for places from where no driving should be made (4,5) REAR SEATS
    21 One getting up for part of flight (5) RISER
    22 Soldier to abandon traitor (6,3) DESERT RAT
    24 Yes, a high school may have these maids (5)
    26 Circumspect Creole admits good artist (2,5)
    27 Nothing to one dress brought back from range (7)
    28 Activity happening in 1ac. or as part of some Hindu ritual (11)
    Down
    1 One who criticises people but not to their faces (9)BACKBITER
    2 More infrequent artist on engineer’s third circuit (5)RARER
    3 Reviled so badly, they act badly (9) EVILDOERS
    4 It removes dirt from locks (7)SHAMPOO
    5 Old boy on spectacle that’s disgusting (7) OBSECENE
    6 Good man with viewpoint (5) STAND
    7 Malicious reports not initiated by people living in Sri Lanka, say (8) SLANDERS
    8 Treatment that creates waves in the hair salon (4) PERM
    14 Travelled, we hear, to initial info by the way (4,4)ROAD SIGN
    16 Runnel — a small measure in the thoroughfare (9)
    17 Putting pressure on troublesome girl to leave (9)
    19 One is underneath a church official as derived by logic (1,6)
    20 An act is reviewed as utterly wicked (7)SATANIC
    22 Said to have longed for having the colour changed (4)
    23 Smoke emanating from three chulahs (5)
    25 Air India to uphold liberal defence (5)
    Eager to watch the trends of the world & to nurture in the youth who carry the future world on their shoulders a right sense of values.

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    1 Places where distressing activities take place as a routine (6,5) BARBER SHOPS
    9 Company car woman takes for bullfight (7) CORRIDA
    10 Main colour? (3-4) SEA BLUE
    11 Graduate gains colour, having dropped all clothes (5) BARED
    12 Getting dumpy nose fixed, acquire another name (9) PSEUDONYM
    13 Brief from smarter setter (5) TERSE
    15 Goes too far while climbing the staircase? (9) OVERSTEPS
    18 Reassert a refurbishment is needed for places from where no driving should be made (4,5) REAR SEATS
    21 One getting up for part of flight (5) RISER
    22 Soldier to abandon traitor (6,3) DESERT RAT
    24 Yes, a high school may have these maids (5) AYAHS
    26 Circumspect Creole admits good artist (2,5) EL GRECO
    27 Nothing to one dress brought back from range (7) NILGIRI
    28 Activity happening in 1ac. or as part of some Hindu ritual (11) HAIRCUTTING
    Down
    1 One who criticises people but not to their faces (9)BACKBITER
    2 More infrequent artist on engineer’s third circuit (5)RARER
    3 Reviled so badly, they act badly (9) EVILDOERS
    4 It removes dirt from locks (7)SHAMPOO
    5 Old boy on spectacle that’s disgusting (7) OBSECENE
    6 Good man with viewpoint (5) STAND
    7 Malicious reports not initiated by people living in Sri Lanka, say (8) SLANDERS
    8 Treatment that creates waves in the hair salon (4) PERM
    14 Travelled, we hear, to initial info by the way (4,4)ROAD SIGN
    16 Runnel — a small measure in the thoroughfare (9) STREAMLET
    17 Putting pressure on troublesome girl to leave (9) STRESSING
    19 One is underneath a church official as derived by logic (1,6) A PRIORI
    20 An act is reviewed as utterly wicked (7)SATANIC
    22 Said to have longed for having the colour changed (4) DYED
    23 Smoke emanating from three chulahs (5) REECH
    25 Air India to uphold liberal defence (5) ALIBI

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    Excellent!
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    6Fellow after fellow ignored directions from mature woman (4)
    9Old king with a different tilt among motorists (6) ATTILA
    10Beg hospital department to repair tear (7) ENTREAT
    13What one in control of a card game has (5,4) UPPER HAND
    14Former monastic head (5) PRIOR
    15How some things come and go? (4) EASY
    16Director of 1939 Wayne film? (10)
    19Logo on a knit shirt seen in a field game (4,6)
    21Custom withdrawn to admit a biblical character (4)
    24Crater found in dusty Cholamandel (5)
    25Consequence from running at the farm (9)
    26Base soldier withdrawing with man of rank (7)
    27Bridge in Chennai born nobleman announced (6)
    28Load no small nail (4)
    29Reduce speed, following machine setting (8)

    Down
    2A short month’s work for American swimmer (7)
    3Twigs large rise is manipulated (6)
    4Failure to secrete milk? A girl’s work initiating immediate action (9)
    5Concede you’re beginning to idle waywardly(5)
    7A maiden girl from the U.S. (7)
    8Delayed reaction from handcrafter, though technomaniac (12)
    11Subjects royal evicted from the hot region (6)
    12Sit up! A report transported a person like the Mahatma (5,7)
    17Indian political leader rises in greed that is increased (9)
    18Andhra Pradesh doctor goes through most of fate in self-confidence (6)
    20The French prisoner I contacted initially is brief (7)
    22Alcoholic beverage served in two streets is most past its due date (7)
    23Meet to support the Cockney woman (6)
    25A ray of sunshine on the ship’s side (5)

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    1 My circle never gets heart disease (8)
    6 Fellow after fellow ignored directions from mature woman (4) MAMA
    9 Old king with a different tilt among motorists (6) ATTILA
    10 Beg hospital department to repair tear (7) ENTREAT
    13 What one in control of a card game has (5,4) UPPER HAND
    14 Former monastic head (5) PRIOR
    15 How some things come and go? (4) EASY
    16 Director of 1939 Wayne film? (10) SATGECOACH
    19 Logo on a knit shirt seen in a field game (4,6)
    21 Custom withdrawn to admit a biblical character (4) ESAU
    24 Crater found in dusty Cholamandel (5)
    25 Consequence from running at the farm (9) AFTERMATH
    26 Base soldier withdrawing with man of rank (7)
    27 Bridge in Chennai born nobleman announced (6)
    28 Load no small nail (4)
    29 Reduce speed, following machine setting (8)
    Down
    2 A short month’s work for American swimmer (7)
    3 Twigs large rise is manipulated (6)
    4 Failure to secrete milk? A girl’s work initiating immediate action (9)
    5 Concede you’re beginning to idle waywardly(5)
    7 A maiden girl from the U.S. (7)
    8 Delayed reaction from handcrafter, though technomaniac (12) AFTERTHOUGHT
    11 Subjects royal evicted from the hot region (6)
    12 Sit up! A report transported a person like the Mahatma (5,7)
    17 Indian political leader rises in greed that is increased (9)
    18 Andhra Pradesh doctor goes through most of fate in self-confidence (6)
    20 The French prisoner I contacted initially is brief (7)
    22 Alcoholic beverage served in two streets is most past its due date (7)
    23 Meet to support the Cockney woman (6)
    25 A ray of sunshine on the ship’s side (5)

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    1 My circle never gets heart disease (8)
    6 Fellow after fellow ignored directions from mature woman (4) MAMA
    9 Old king with a different tilt among motorists (6) ATTILA
    10 Beg hospital department to repair tear (7) ENTREAT
    13 What one in control of a card game has (5,4) UPPER HAND
    14 Former monastic head (5) PRIOR
    15 How some things come and go? (4) EASY
    16 Director of 1939 Wayne film? (10) SATGECOACH
    19 Logo on a knit shirt seen in a field game (4,6)
    21 Custom withdrawn to admit a biblical character (4) ESAU
    24 Crater found in dusty Cholamandel (5)
    25 Consequence from running at the farm (9) AFTERMATH
    26 Base soldier withdrawing with man of rank (7)
    27 Bridge in Chennai born nobleman announced (6)
    28 Load no small nail (4)
    29 Reduce speed, following machine setting (8)
    Down
    2 A short month’s work for American swimmer (7)OCTOPUS
    3 Twigs large rise is manipulated (6)
    4 Failure to secrete milk? A girl’s work initiating immediate action (9)
    5 Concede you’re beginning to idle waywardly(5)
    7 A maiden girl from the U.S. (7)AMERICA
    8 Delayed reaction from handcrafter, though technomaniac (12) AFTERTHOUGHT
    11 Subjects royal evicted from the hot region (6)
    12 Sit up! A report transported a person like the Mahatma (5,7)
    17 Indian political leader rises in greed that is increased (9)
    18 Andhra Pradesh doctor goes through most of fate in self-confidence (6)APLOMB
    20 The French prisoner I contacted initially is brief (7)LACONIC
    22 Alcoholic beverage served in two streets is most past its due date (7)
    23 Meet to support the Cockney woman (6)
    25 A ray of sunshine on the ship’s side (5)ABEAM
    Eager to watch the trends of the world & to nurture in the youth who carry the future world on their shoulders a right sense of values.

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