The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2751 (11th August 2013)(Fillable and with solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE)For solution, click here

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1.Amazing acrostic about a country (5,4)ANAGRAM of ACROSTIC A
6. Bitter note (5) DOUBLE DEFINITION
9. Regular time for episode (5) CHARADE (4-letter synonym forREGULAR+T for TIME)
10.Actor, terrible at reading (9)ANAGRAM of AT READING
11.Defiant remark from habitual drunkard present (2,5)CHARADE (3-letter synonym for HABITUAL DRUNKARD+4-letter synonym for PRESENT)
12.Speaker at rear of lady chapel (7)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for SPEAKER+Y for REAR OF LADY)
13. Queen attending stage play (8,7)CHARADE (8-letter name of a QUEEN+7-letter synonym for STAGE)
15. It bore forbidden fruit - in legend, fewer took bananas (4,2,9)ANAGRAM of LEGEND FEWER TOOK
18.Elected barrister to sum up (2,5)CHARADE (2-letter synonym for ELECTED+5-letter synonym for BARRISTER)
20.Manipulates western points of view (7)CHARADE (W for WESTERN+5-letter synonym for POINTS OF VIEW)
22.French chemist varies oil output (9) ANAGRAM of VARIES OIL
23.Writer about to leave house (5) CHARADE+REVERSAL (3-letter synonym for WRITER which is reversed+2-letter synonym for LEAVE)
24.Clergyman caught on immediately (5)CHARADE (C for CAUGHT+4-letter synonym for IMMEDIATELY)
25.Heels were broken in another place (9)ANAGRAM of HEELS WERE

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1. Game show (5)DOUBLE DEFINITION
2. Show place sect rebuilt (9)ANAGRAM of PLACE SECT
3.Fashion trade company's style of interior design (3,4)ANAGRAM+CHARADE (TRADE+CO for COMPANY)
4.Banged up often, I'm close to parole, and not a moment too soon (2,3,4,2,4)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (IN THICK+E for CLOSE TO PAROLE+OFTEN IM)
5.Not knowing what to say, unable to go at Scrabble? (2,1,4,3,5)DOUBLE DEFINITION
6. Composer from Wales met an arranger (7)CONTAINED INSIDE
7. I start to support a married friend (5) CHARADE (A+M for MARRIED+I+2-letter synonym for START)
8.Girl, possibly ten, describing a type of poker (5,4)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (5-letter name of a GIRL+A TEN)
13.Uncommonly civil about threesome, or biting (9)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (4-letter synonym for THREESOME+CIVIL)
14.No decline, unfortunately, in laziness (9)ANAGRAM of NO DECLINE
16.Work in one, on view (7) CHARADE (OP for WORK+IN+I for ONE+ON)
17.Weapon made from pine - hollow base missing (7)Cannot fully explain (4-letter synonym for PINE+BOW)
19.Labour statesman getting head round onset of violence (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for HEAD+V for ONSET OF VIOLENCE)
21.Vexed about contralto's first record (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for VEXED+C for CONTRALTOS FIRST)
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Created at 08-30 hrs IST on 11-08-2013

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SOLUTION- Across - 1 COSTA RICA 6 SHARP 9 EVEN-T 10 TRAGEDIAN 11 SO T-HERE 12 ORATOR-Y 13 VICTORIA STATION 15 TREE OF KNOWLEDGE 18 IN BRIEF 20 W-ANGLES 22 LAVOISIER 23 BIN-GO 24 C-ANON 25 ELSEWHERE Down - 1 CHESS 2 SPECTACLE 3 ART DECO 4 IN HE NICK OF TIME 5 AT A LOSS FOR WORDS 6 SMETANA 7 A-M-I-GO 8 PENNY A-NTE 13 VI-TRIO-LIC 14 INDOLENCE 16 OP-IN-I-ON 17 LONG-BOW 19 BE-V-AN 21 S-C-ORE