the­cross­words

CRYPTIC CLUES

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Leisure -

ACROSS

1 A com­ing oc­ca­sion in the church

cal­en­dar (6) 4 Open­ing for a pho­tog­ra­pher (8) 9 It sounds alarm­ingly like poi­son (6) 10 Friend goes to States for talks (8) 12 De­parted be­hind time (4) 13 Light cut­ting in­stru­ment (5) 14 The great archer is made to re­veal

all (4) 17 Prone to drop, I trained to get in

proper shape (12) 20 Gen­eral or pri­vate trial per­haps

(5-7) 23 Eye-catch­ing gad­get (4) 24 Band parts put out (5) 25 Hand over the church keys (4) 28 Uni­formed foot­men (8) 29 Pa­per re­quired - the first edi­tion (6) 30 Truss sup­port for royal male say (8) 31 It’s bound to go on foot (6)

DOWN

1 Bet a long strid­ing gait is nat­u­ral to it

(8) 2 Break with Vir­ginia gets ac­coun­tant

into trou­ble (8) 3 An el­e­vat­ing Ki­pling poem of sim­ple

in­no­cence (4) 5 Meal made with soft pate; not a

veg­e­tar­ian dish (6,2,4) 6 Bring up; or what you may bring up (4) 7 Odd vigil held by dis­traught nun (6) 8 They play a sup­port­ing role in the

stu­dio (6) 11 Se­nior NCO on board is a weapons

ex­pert (6-2-4) 15 Small firms get to­gether over a drink

(5) 16 Fea­ture of bar­ley used to make

bread (5) 18 In poor health and ex­pired tak­ing the

wa­ters (8) 19 Sad beau­ti­ful woman re­port­edly

mak­ing a bloomer (8) 21 Re­coil from a psy­chi­a­trist (6) 22 Sounds like res­pi­ra­tory trou­ble in

the chest (6) 26 A win­ter break? (4) 27 Ro­man road goes round south­ern

pass (4)

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from India

© PressReader. All rights reserved.