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PUZ­ZLE 14591

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Time Out -

CRYP­TIC CLUES ACROSS

1 He may be said to have got the

mes­sage (5) 4 In fact a wild en­thu­si­ast (7) 8 A Ro­man quar­tet re­trac­ing a

Ro­man road (3) 9 If re­sults go astray, ef­forts may

well be (9) 10 In­tend to ap­pear in torn cloth­ing

(7) 11 A wild shot but a fine mus­ke­teer

(5) 13 There’s a change in the Old

Tes­ta­ment (6) 15 A new bride’s bits and pieces (6) 18 The code is a lit­tle bit ab­bre­vi­ated

(5) 19 Old in­stru­ment for mak­ing wine

nev­er­the­less (7) 21 Her hus­band is likely to be much

over­rated (9) 23 Shorten an en­cy­clopae­dia en­try

(3) 24 Ran round a tree like light­ning (7) 25 Her heart’s across the At­lantic (5)

DOWN

1 Per­son on the lake day­dream­ing

(7) 2 At one time he fought in

spec­ta­cles (9) 3 Loot in­cludes stock (5) 4 In­ad­e­quate num­ber leave the

fac­ulty (6) 5 Chem­i­cal con­tainer sent up with

speed (7) 6 One may start driv­ing here (3) 7 Ex­penses legally in­curred (5) 12 She’ll bear un­usual wild flow­ers

(9) 14 It clears the vi­sion but obscures

the judg­ment (7) 16 Deter­mined to at­tack (3,4) 17 Iso­lated area of land is

re­de­vel­oped (6) 18 Tom’s back with a stip­u­la­tion for a

logo (5) 20 Names grounds for de­vel­op­ment

at a hear­ing (5) 22 Fresh air and wa­ter (3)

QUICK CLUES ACROSS

1 Son or daugh­ter (5) 4 In­spec­tion (4-3) 8 Monotonous rou­tine (3) 9 Be in­tel­li­gi­ble (4,5) 10 Ex­ceed al­lot­ted time (7) 11 Ir­ri­ta­ble (5) 13 Trem­ble with cold (6) 15 Su­per­fi­cial at­trac­tive ap­pear­ance (6) 18 Rus­sian al­co­holic spirit (5) 19 To level a weapon (4,3) 21 Cause of griev­ance (4,5) 23 De­meanour (3) 24 Make larger (7) 25 Be con­tin­gent (5)

DOWN

1 Ea­ger to learn (7) 2 About to hap­pen (2,3,4) 3 To dis­sent (5) 4 Predilec­tion (6) 5 Watch care­fully (7) 6 Of­fence against pro­pri­ety (3) 7 Poem in lament (5) 12 On the other hand (4,5) 14 In­stance (7) 16 Com­punc­tion (7) 17 Pre­cisely de­fined (6) 18 View through an av­enue (5) 20 Two-masted sail­ing boat (5) 22 Ma­nip­u­late dis­hon­estly (3)

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