Cryptic Crossword from the Sunday Hindu (1st May 2016) - Fillable and with hints & solution

This is a web based solver for crosswords developed by Mr.Hari Balakrishnan that lets you directly type and submit the answers. You click on a cell to highlight the word. If a cell is part of both across and down clues, when you click again, it toggles the highlighting. Play with it and send your feedback to puthirmayamgmailcom.


Across:
1.Agile thief in saloon, say, grabbing food with thanks, turned and left (3,7)
6.Work that's necessary to stop usurper (4)
9.Completed refund, food being rotten (7,3)
10.Kid after carbon copy (4)
11.Area of London church? Different area (7)
12.Address European court, entering appeal (7)
14.Opening wide, scoffed doughnut? Delicious (5-8)
17.Victory and loss traced variously in royal residence (7,6)
19.Second language good for party (7)
21.Leading story, not a surprise (7)
23.Notion one endlessly cherished (4)
24.Singer arriving initially during frantic alarm in Oz (5,5)
25.Pant softly and sink back (4)
26.State laundry list, finally acceptable (10)

Down:
1.Account kept by scoundrel with yen for ministerial office (6)
2.Rising in force, curtailed armistice (5)
3.Open day in university, I'd guess, chaotic (11)
4.Hear about upset following party for Mafia boss (9)
5.Permissible to exclude learner? Very bad (5)
7.Ridiculous price upon large rodent (9)
8.Cover me, supporting battalion's leader in rush (8)
13.Dejected and cold, pause on marshland, taking everything in (11)
14.Virility in body securing new job (9)
15.Economist's answer blocks merriment, right away (4,5)
16.Misrepresenting wit, badly hurt (8)
18.Get back for example in shower (6)
20.Fruit in Antigua varied (5)
22.Number with alien belief (5)
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Created at 07.00 hrs IST on 01-05-2016 from Chennai

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