The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2737 (5th May 2013) (Fillable and with hints and solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE)

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1.Old lady tucked into wicked things, this being a feast day? (9)CHARADE (7-letter synonym for WICKED THINGS (things with wicks)+MA for OLD LADY)
6.Dissident bishop in part of film (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for PART OF FILM+B for BISHOP)
9.Raised saw made more modern (7)CHARADE (2-letter synonym for RAISED+DATED for SAW?)
10.Second name on it initially stumped worker (7)Not solved
11.Swear remedy must involve sulphur (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for REMEDY+S for SULPHUR)
12.Relaxed call, we might deduce? (4,4)CHARADE+REVERSAL (4-letter synonym for CALL which is reversed+BACK for DEDUCE)
14.Easy pickings, since elderly guy is after brass (5,3,3,4)CHARADE (5-letter synonym for BRASS+FOR OLD for SINCE ELDERLY+4-letter synonym for GUY)
16.Appear to score and fulfil an obligation (4,2,2,7)CHARADE (4,2-letter synonym for APPEAR+TO+7-letter synonym for SCORE)
19.Cinema broadcast shows nervous wrens meeting slippery character (8)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (WRENS+3-letter name for SLIPPERY CHARACTER (fish))
20.Confined to school, some cheating at Edmonton (5)CONTAINED INSIDE
23.Design style redcoat ordered (3,4ANAGRAM of REDCOAT
24.Identical costume (7)DOUBLE DEFINITION
25.Painter meant to be different (5ANAGRAM of MEANT
26.One's mood following onset of deadly viral illness (9)CHARADE (D for ONSET OF DEADLY+IS for ONES+6-letter synonym for MOOD)

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1.They're proverbially poor children supported by posh children in organised crime (6,4)cannot fully explain (anagram of CRIME)
2.Lowest point in drain in need of repair (5)ANAGRAM of DRAIN
3.Draw left good swimmer last in relay (7)CHARADE (L for LEFT+5-letter name of a GOOD SWIMMER+Y for LAST IN RELAY)
4.Conventional place of refuge? (6-2-3-4)DOUBLE DEFNITION (used in a political policy meaning)
5.Flying solo, first up - is it in a famous plane? (6,2,2,5)Not solved
6.Became hostile, friend in Preminger film (7)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for BECAM HOSTILE+3-letter synonym for FRIEND)
7.Fight involving cattle station that is to diversify (6,3)CHARADE (4-letter synonym forFIGHT+5-letter synonym for CATTLE STATION)
8.Departed behind schedule(4)DOUBLE DEFINITION
13.Ambassador, in December, somehow produces a delicacy (5-2-3)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (DECEMBER+HE for AMBASSADOR)
15.A political address? (6,3)STRAIGHT CLUE (famous Downing street address)
17.Dirty seat over in a Parisian street (7)CHARADE+REVERSAL (UN for A PARISIAN+3-letter synonym for SEAT which is reversed+ST for STREET)
18.I'm great playing Scott Joplin music (7)ANAGRAM of IM GREAT
21.Miserable time for returning flock (5)CHARADE+REVERSAL (4-letter synonym for MISERABLE+T for TIME and the whole thing is reversed)
22.Motorway below remote croft (4)CHARADE (3-letter synonym for REMOTE+M for MOTORWAY)
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SOLUTION- ACROSS 1. CANDLE-MA-S 6. RE-B-EL 9. UP-DATED 10. Not solved 11. CUR-S-E 12. LAID BACK 14. MONEY FOR OLD ROPE 16. COME UP TO SCRATCH 19. NEWSR-EEL 20. GATED 23. ART DECO 24. UNIFORM 25. MANET 26. D-IS-TEMPER
DOWN - 1. CRUNCH MICE 2. NADIR 3. L-OTTER-Y 4. MIDDLE-OF-THE-ROAD 5. Not solved 6. ROSE-BUD 7. B-RANCH-OUT 8. LATE 13. BECHE-DE-MER 15. NUMBER TEN 17. UN-S-WEP-T 18. RAGTIME 21. T-ROOP 22. FAR-M