The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2750 (4th August 2013) (Fillable and with solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE)For solution, click here

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1. Greek character, say, heading off to change (6) CHARADE+DELETION (MU for GREEK CHARACTER+5-letter synonym for SAY from which first letter is deleted)
4.A late drink that may go to one's head? (8) DOUBLE DEFINITION
10.A lubricant cools it, a drop of radiator fluid (6,3)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (COOLS IT A+R for DROP OF RADIATOR)
11.Oscar goes to silent film (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for SILENT+O for OSCAR)
12.I deliver cards for model (5) CHARADE (I+4-letter synonym for DELIVER CARDS)
13.Chosen Oxford college, reportedly in photographs (9) CHARADE+HOMONYM (PICT for CHOSEN REPORTEDLY5-letter name of an OXFORD COLLEGE in which spelling is changed)
14. Most of film fitting in pocket (14)CHARADE+DELETION 4-letter synonym for FILM from which last letter is deleted+11-letter synonym for FITTING)
18. Drop rest on creepy crawly (4-4,6)CHARADE (Partly solved(
20.Girl declared an impostor (9) Cannot fully explain
22. Steps taken by one graduate skipping dessert (5) CHARADE (BA for GRADUATE. Cannot explain first three letters)
24. Hyperion, for example, Italian cast in bronze (5) CHARADE (3-letter synonym for BRONZE+IT for ITALIAN)
25.Irishman returned book purchased by post (4,5)CHARADE+REVERSAL (LIAM for IRISHMAN which is reversed+5-letter synonym for BOOK)
26.Had nice spread, a ranch (8) ANAGRAM of HAD NICE A
27.A small seabird behind (6) CHARADE (A+S for SMALL+4-letter synonym for SEABIRD)

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1.Held in stomach is mostly a show of masculinity (8) CONTAINED INSIDE
2. A test involved a small sample only (5) ANAGRAM of A TEST
3. See you, likewise, led astray over star (6-3) Not solved
5.Acting as guardians, arranged oral inspection (2,4,8)ANAGRAM of ORAL INSPECTION
6.After end of March, uncommonly dry round spa resort (5) CHARADE+ANAGRAM (H for END OF MARCH+DRY+O for ROUND)
7.Carried out first of chairs left out around centre of chamber (9)CHARADE (C for FIRST OF CHAIRS+M for CENTRE OF HAMBER+7-letter synonym for LEFT OUT)
8.Dog lead for dachshund found in Dorset resort (6)CHARADE (5-letter name of a DORSET RESORT+D for DOG LEAD)
9. Reliable policeman on foot, extremely even handed (6-8)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for POLICEMAN+6-letter synonym for FOOT+ED for EXREMELY EVEN-HANDED)
15.Mocking actors in Indian dress, cold (9) CHARADE (4-letter synonym for ACTORS+4-letter synonym for INDIAN DRESS+C for COLD)
16.High-handed and indifferent? Not very (9) CHARADE+DELETION (10-letter synonym for INDIFFERENT from which V for VERY is deleted)
17.Test ladder in rehearsal (5,3)CHARADE (5-letter synonym for TEST+3-letter synonym for LADDER)
19.Type of egg dish (6) STRAIGHT CLUE
21. Cut? Clean wound (5) ANAGRAM of CLEAN
23.Departs in military aircraft erks initially fly (5)CHARADE (3-letter synonym for MILITARY AIRCRAFT+D for DEPARTS+E for ERKS INITIALLY)
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SOLUTION- Across - 1 MU-TATE 4 NIGHT-CAP 10 CASTOR OIL 11 DUMB-O 12 I-DEAL 13 PICT-ORIAL 14 MIS-APPROPRIATE 18 -R-- DOOR SPIDER 20 CHARLA-TAN 22 RUM-BA 24 T-IT-AN 25 MAIL ORDER 26 HACIENDA 27 AS-TERN Down - 1 MACHISMO 2 TASTE 3 T-O-L- P-- 5 IN LOCO PARENTIS 6 H-YDR-O 7 C-O-M-MITTED 8 POO-D-LE 9 COPPER-BOTTOM-ED 15 SAR-CAST-I-C 16 IMPERIOUS 17 TRIAL RUN 19 SCOTCH 21 LANCE 23 MI-D-G-E