Cryptic Crossword from the Sunday Hindu (4th September 2016) - Fillable and with hints and 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.Container that's dry inside trunk (6)
4.Pathetic pieces of work that aren't even engraved (8)
9.Reform of laws, sane, ethical and immaculate (5,2,1,7)
11.Length of time that is left for dog (7)
12.Offensive and motivated, caused continuing annoyance (7)
13.Further from initial source (4)
14.Adviser working with sovereign in court (10)
18.Tiring, getting cross, engaged in treatment of huge stain (10)
19.Prima donna eager to return (4)
21.Wind spool finally after film by artist (7)
23.Plain old vehicle occupied by six officers initially (7)
24.Meeting for journalists with bias covering extremes of serious fraud (5,10)
25.Influence is held by established writer (8)
26.Go quiet during precious time (6)

Down:
1.Key defenders with speed (9)
2.Explosive musical beat, in short, endlessly excellent thing (3,4,8)
3.Advanced tips for ideal pulse (6)
5.One with oar in crew originally raised (5)
6.Fight to keep Rhode Island in shape (8)
7.Real faith in cool, fantastic song (5,10)
8.Fear start of difficult study (5)
10.Stripped of power, explain betrayal (4-3)
15.Farewell so full of purpose, very loud (4-3)
16.Brief rest at inn, refreshed (9)
17.Man apprehending sneer changed sweater (8)
20.Hostile article on part of Bible (6)
21.Plan ends in special care for tree (5)
22.Appearance from rising sun receiving approval (5)
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Created at 21.30 hrs IST on 03-09-2016 (Saturday) from Bangalore

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