The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2820 (21st December 2014)(Fillable and with hints and solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE (For solution, click here)

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Across: (For solution, click here)
1.Good mimic could make one stare open-mouthed (4)
3.Typesetter in awfully poor sitcom (10)
10.Big city pub and clubs with no ale, surprisingly (9)
11.Mostly elegant town (5)
12.Maiden on mountain in Crete's pointing to legendary king (5)
13.Head of precinct extremely upset about Irish detective (6)
16.Never-ending contest a la Tom and Jerry? (3-3-5,4)
17.Ambassador in West Germany in novel - author? (6,9)
20.We, entertained by young socialites? They're socially inept! (6)
21.Row across river in German city (5)
24.Buddy (American) and I correspond (5)
25.Native of Lincoln checking ancestry? (9)
26.Appropriate to grieve over, say, a large sea creature (5,5)
27.Fail to hear young woman (4)

Down:(For solution, click here)
1.Leave bishop, slapped, utterly astonished (10)
2.Dior happy to wear favourite semiprecious stone (7)
4.One blew on euphonium initially, then this? (4)
5.Mourn a VIP, a remarkable Finnish runner (5,5)
6.Potter's creation, and urn squire with kiln forged, with hint of turquoise inside (8,6)
7.Girl from different habitat (7)
8.Telephone engineer circling number (4)
9.Pastoral events turned sour, resulting in uprising (8,6)
14.Obama broadcast includes bit of history, every single D-Day code name (5,5)
15.Wonky knees worry people from Manhattan? (3,7)
18.Indicating yes, theologian at home is brought in alcoholic drink (7)
19.With first-rate singing partner of Elton in Honolulu beach resort (7)
22.Favourite aspect of carnival (4)
23.Black bird of prey in a hollow (4)
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SOLUTION - Across - 1 G-APE 3 COMPOSITOR 10 BAR-C-ELONA 11 URBAN 12 M-IDAS 13 P-OIROT 16 CAT AND MOUSE GAME 17 ERNEST HEMINGWAY 20 D-WE-EBS 21 T-R-IER 24 AM-I-GO 25 AB-ORIGIN-E 26 RIGHT WHALE 27 MISS
DOWN - 1 GO-B-SMACKED 2 P-ERID-OT 4 O-B-O-E 5 PAAVO NURMI 6 SQUIRREL NUTKIN (The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter in 1903.-Google) 7 TABITHA 8 RING 9 PEASANTS REVOLT 14 OMA-H-A B-EACH 15 NEW YORKERS 18 NO-DD-IN-G 19 W-AI-KIKI (Pauline Matthews better known by her stage name Kiki Dee, is an English singer, best known for her 1976 duet with Elton John, entitled "Don't Go Breaking My Heart", which went to Number 1 both in the UK and US - Google) 22 F-AIR 23 B-OWL