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Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - TIME OUT -

ACROSS

21 Smart spot to take a short sleep in (6) 24 Alarm at hear­ing of poi­son (6) 29 Throt­tle left out - that’s odd! (7) 10 Cash reg­is­ters? (5) 11 See men with­out fruit (5) 12 One is late for this train (7) 13 Agree with some­one as tall as

your­self? (3,3,2,3) 18 Pos­si­bly shore up a leg­endary

char­ac­ter (7) 20 Waiter drops one drink (5) 22 Where men fought in an era

that was back­ward (5) 23 Pas­sage taken from a dis­trict

(7) 24 Cavalry com­man­der or­dered

truces (6) 25 Com­plains about his new or­der

(6)

DOWN

01 Seems a strange herb openly used by Ali Baba (6) 02 Girl who may feel badly about public re­la­tions (5) 03 Pi­rates’ town drops a let­ter as ex­pres­sion of re­gret (7) 05 A man of prop­erty (5) 06 Yet it’s a mis­placed feel­ing of grat­i­fi­ca­tion (7) 07 Sort of hut in Tu­nis sen­tries use (6) 08 The favourite’s in a class by him­self (8,3) 14 Quick to speak (7) 15 Look­ing out for a sit­u­a­tion for

the hands? (2,5) 16 Artis­tic piece­work (6) 17 Ro­man with a set­tled rou­tine

in public trans­port (6) 19 Wipe out re­sis­tance in com­fort

(5) 21 Rear coaches (5)

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