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    Quote Originally Posted by CLUELESS View Post
    GREETINGS!!!!!!
    Finally, back in Motherland.
    A welcome feeling of contentment.
    Welcome, CLUELESS! Happy to have you with us again! FYI, the answer quota is now raised to 5.
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    Across
    1 He refuses to accept East German’s wealthy (7) OSTRICH
    5 Not in favour of a poem (6) AVERSE
    9 Paintings showing birds around top of nest (5) TINTS
    10 Batons aid in meting out torture (9) BASTINADO
    11 Work you finally gave is rich (7) OPULENT
    12 The French tower first for one who sees things (7) TOURIST
    13 Trustee to put a stop to general drift (5) TREND
    14 Party a long time detaining Indian dancer (9) BALLERINA
    16 What 15 to a nearly full house looks for (5,4)
    19 Redrafting of deed carrying notary’s initial brought to a close (5)ENDED
    21 Money spent to bring in leading pandit to perform better than others (7)
    23 Black ducks in container in the guard’s van (7) CABOOSE
    24 Certainly easy (2,7)
    25 Concerning woman town official (5)REEVE
    26 Mystical knowledge one’s found after strange song (6)
    27 Look up to hero worship? (7)

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    1 Very tired, after having gone on an errand at a nobleman’s bidding (3,3,3,5)
    2 Not up to certain monk’s hairdo (7) TONSURE
    3 Detains stranger as a substitute (7)INSTEAD
    4 Hospital not too competent, though fit for staying (9) HABITABLE
    5 A small group’s wealth (5)ASSET
    6 Record I and French parish priest have taste (7)EPICURE
    7 Was somehow greeting on Long Island in a foreign language (7) SWAHILI
    8 U.S. city church officials get tonnes of building material (8,6) PORTLAND CEMENT
    15 U.S. city detective more furious with untimely arrival (9)
    17 Take unfair advantage of Punjab University workers coming up with short refusal (3,4)
    18 Shows age and is cowardly (7)
    19 Gets on board Oriental doctor on vessel to the South (7)
    20 See — one doc strays into the Bishop’s district (7) DIOCESE
    22 Makes a long-distance call? (5)
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    Quote Originally Posted by pavalamani pragasam View Post
    Welcome, CLUELESS! Happy to have you with us again! FYI, the answer quota is now raised to 5.
    Wow!! from quartet to cinque,
    gives more time to think.
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    1 He refuses to accept East German’s wealthy (7) OSTRICH
    5 Not in favour of a poem (6) AVERSE
    9 Paintings showing birds around top of nest (5) TINTS
    10 Batons aid in meting out torture (9) BASTINADO
    11 Work you finally gave is rich (7) OPULENT
    12 The French tower first for one who sees things (7) TOURIST
    13 Trustee to put a stop to general drift (5) TREND
    14 Party a long time detaining Indian dancer (9) BALLERINA
    16 What 15 to a nearly full house looks for (5,4) EMPTY SEAT
    19 Redrafting of deed carrying notary’s initial brought to a close (5)ENDED
    21 Money spent to bring in leading pandit to perform better than others (7) OUTPLAY
    23 Black ducks in container in the guard’s van (7) CABOOSE
    24 Certainly easy (2,7) NO PROBLEM
    25 Concerning woman town official (5)REEVE
    26 Mystical knowledge one’s found after strange song (6) GNOSIS
    27 Look up to hero worship? (7) RESPECT

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    1 Very tired, after having gone on an errand at a nobleman’s bidding (3,3,3,5) OUT FOR THE COUNT
    2 Not up to certain monk’s hairdo (7) TONSURE
    3 Detains stranger as a substitute (7)INSTEAD
    4 Hospital not too competent, though fit for staying (9) HABITABLE
    5 A small group’s wealth (5)ASSET
    6 Record I and French parish priest have taste (7)EPICURE
    7 Was somehow greeting on Long Island in a foreign language (7) SWAHILI
    8 U.S. city church officials get tonnes of building material (8,6) PORTLAND CEMENT
    15 U.S. city detective more furious with untimely arrival (9) LATECOMER
    17 Take unfair advantage of Punjab University workers coming up with short refusal (3,4) PUT UPON
    18 Shows age and is cowardly (7) YELLOWS
    19 Gets on board Oriental doctor on vessel to the South (7) EMBARKS
    20 See — one doc strays into the Bishop’s district (7) DIOCESE
    22 Makes a long-distance call? (5) YELLS

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    Splendid!
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    Whats happening here?? Anybody can help me?
    I understand its crossword, but rules?

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    Across

    1The rising times (8)

    5Slope disconcerted pacers (6) ESCARP

    10Cut with a singular cutting implement? (7)

    11Excitedly learns about love in Italian city (7) SALERNO

    12Fixed leader of Naxalites and suffered (6)

    13It is fit for a queen in the retiring room (8)

    15Nervous characters among ousted gypsies (4)

    16Gems in vehicle brought by black relatives (10)

    18One is late for this examination (10)

    20Returning, I bag Romanian coins (4) BANI

    23Sending a virtual letter (8)

    24Former student’s revised manual (6)

    26Vague idea to write about fish (7)

    27Head catching breath before one in Kenya’s capital (7)

    28Gathers roaming angels (6)

    290 (8)

    Down

    1Explaining wrongly old university course in extraordinary springtime (15)

    2Coming down reportedly for checking (7)

    3Children on State’s top disputes (6)

    4You finally left rogue wallowing in blood (4)

    6Uniting made possible by special bonus (8)

    7Landing by a royal competitor (7) ARRIVAL

    8Strong patrician given to putting off (15) PROCRASTINATION

    9Wrong blame’s overwhelming second radio model maker (9)

    14Congratulate the man over time for sponsorship (9)

    17U.S. oilmen produce a liquid mixture (8)

    19Leading sports journalist gets the French hamper (7)

    21Top opening into which a woman would let a hand go (7)

    22Confederates run away from gatherings (6)

    25Serious about international circle (4)
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    Across
    1 The rising times (8) MORNINGS
    5 Slope disconcerted pacers (6) ESCARP
    10 Cut with a singular cutting implement? (7)
    11 Excitedly learns about love in Italian city (7) SALERNO
    12 Fixed leader of Naxalites and suffered (6)
    13 It is fit for a queen in the retiring room (8)
    15 Nervous characters among ousted gypsies (4) EDGY
    16 Gems in vehicle brought by black relatives (10)
    18 One is late for this examination (10) POST MORTEM
    20 Returning, I bag Romanian coins (4) BANI
    23 Sending a virtual letter (8) EMAILING
    24 Former student’s revised manual (6)
    26 Vague idea to write about fish (7) INKLING
    27 Head catching breath before one in Kenya’s capital (7)
    28 Gathers roaming angels (6)
    29 0 (8)

    Down
    1 Explaining wrongly old university course in extraordinary springtime (15)
    2 Coming down reportedly for checking (7)
    3 Children on State’s top disputes (6)
    4 You finally left rogue wallowing in blood (4)
    6 Uniting made possible by special bonus (8)
    7 Landing by a royal competitor (7) ARRIVAL
    8 Strong patrician given to putting off (15) PROCRASTINATION
    9 Wrong blame’s overwhelming second radio model maker (9)
    14 Congratulate the man over time for sponsorship (9)
    17 U.S. oilmen produce a liquid mixture (8)
    19 Leading sports journalist gets the French hamper (7)
    21 Top opening into which a woman would let a hand go (7)
    22 Confederates run away from gatherings (6)
    25 Serious about international circle (4)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lokee View Post
    Whats happening here?? Anybody can help me?
    I understand its crossword, but rules?
    rules? Lokee, this thread is dedicated to solving the the daily crossword puzzle published in The Hindu. Each person can give 5 answers till 10 am IST after which deadline anybody can fill up all the remaining answers.
    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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