The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2748 (21st July 2013) (Fillable and with solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE)For solution, click here

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1.Doctor in study, a genius (5) CHARADE (3-letter synonym for STUDY+MO for DOCTOR)
4.Finished among a group left behind (9) CHARADE (A+4-letter synonym for GROUP+4-letter synonym for FINISHED)
9.Copyright infringers, Irish, filling tapes criminally (7)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (IR for IRISH+TAPES)
10.As is nacre, surprisingly (7)ANAGRAM of IS NACRE
11. Most inexperienced , OK, in new sect (9) CHARADE+ANAGRAM (SECT+5-letter synonym for OK)
12.Honours cheque, ultimately (indecently large) (5)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for HONOURS+E for CHEQUE ULTIMATELY)
13/17. Proverb striking one SAS operative - see, mood's changing (8,2,2,8,4)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (8-letter synonym for STRIKING+I for ONE+SAS+4-letter synonym for OPERATIVE+SEE MOODS)
17.See 13
20.Travel by car from Palermo to Rome (5) CONTAINED INSIDE
21.Concession made by Fischer, an eccentric (9)ANAGRAM of FISCHER AN
22.Hermit showing up before child (7)CHARADE (3-letter synonym for BEFORE+4-letter synonym for CHILD)
23.Late extra anticipated (7)CHARADE (4-letter synonym for EXTRA+3-letter synonym for ANTICIPATED)
24.Type of surgery not required by member (5-4)STRAIGHT CLUE
25.Two-part book from Henry James, or Edward Lear? (5)STRAIGHT CLUE (who are Henry, James, Edward & Lear?)

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1.Show abbreviation for European Parliament in concise dictionary (6) CHARADE (EP for European Parliament+DICT for CONCISE DICTIONARY)
2.Just yours truly on bank (6)CHARADE (ME for YOURS TRULY+4-letter synonym for BANK)
3.General waiting to give compulsory army training? (8,7)CHARADE (8-letter synonym forGENERAL+7-letter synonym for WAITING)
4.Master at sea heading for Doha, a medium-sized port (9)ANAGRAM+CHARADE (MASTER+D for HEADING FOR DOHA+A+M for MEDIUM-SIZED)
5.Expect a delay (5)CHARADE (A+4-letter synonym for DELAY)
6.Determined to examine the result of a move on board (10,5) CHARADE (10-letter synonym for DETERMINED (found)+5-letter synonym for EXAMINE)
7.Two nouns covering love and understanding? Drivel (8)CHARADE (N N for TWO NOUNS+O for LOVE+5-letter synonym for UNDERSTANDING)
8.Reduction in iron? (8)STRAIGHT CLUE
14.Method of selection, unusual on isle abroad (3,3,3)CHARADE (3-letter synonym for UNUSUAL+3-letter name of an SLE+3-letter synonym for ABROAD)
15.Dictionary in judge's room (8) DOUBLE DEFINITION
16.Curse song about a capital in Africa (8)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for SONG+A+A for CAPITAL IN AFRICA)
18. Connected with game, racket (4,2)CHARADE (3-letter synonym forGAME+3-letter synonym for RACKE)
19. Engineers' former tax break (6) CHARADE (RE for ENGINEER+4-letter synonym for FORMER TAX)
21. Norse goddess Jeffrey Archer includes (5)CONTAINED INSIDE
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Created at 9.15 hrs IST on 21-07-2013

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SOLUTION- ACROSS - 1. DE-MO-N 4. A-BAN-DONE-D 9. P-IR-ATES 10. ARSENIC 11. C-ALLOW-EST 12. OBES-E 13/17. HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES 20. MOTOR 21. FRANCHISE 22. ERE-MITE 23. OVER-DUE 24. SPARE-PART 25. KINGS
DOWN - 1. D-EP-ICT 2. ME-RELY 3. NATIONAL SERVICE 4. AMSTER-D-A-M 5. A-WAIT 6. DISCOVERED CHECK 7. N-O-N-SENSE 8. DECREASE 14. ODD MAN OUT 15.CHAMBERS 16. AN-A-THEM-A 18. TIE-D IN 19. RE-CESS 21. FREYA