The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2779 (23rd February 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.Dance with former copper and seem clumsy (6-2)
5.Material's marvellous, very amusing once abridged (6)
10.Very little fly found in tin (7)
11.Understanding of current things in variety (7)
12.Show deficit after end of trading (5)
13. Active at night? No? Go in around beginning of Lent (9)
14.Film makers run into trouble blocking those advising caution? (6,8)
17.Crony, architect, organised benefit show (7,7)
21.We do, after a struggle, accommodate writer (9)
23.Trouble after advertising Madrid gallery (5)
24.Stylish defence saving one heading towards trouble (2,3,2)
25.English PM suppressing ambassador's nickname (7)
26.Go round Ayr and get lost (6)
27.Ratings cooked unknown fish (8)

Down: (For solution, click here)
1.Soldier who carries the Colours in? Gen's misleading (6)
2.Fried potato - a lot cooked, served with a sausage (9)
3.Hires Mark, disciple (5,2)
4.Unseen establishment figures, good inside foreign ministry? (Unseen mostly) (3,2,4,5)
6.Offensive, a sailor reportedly (7)
7. Possessed girl, a daughter of King Lear (5)
8.Spurn girl initially, girl with a refined accent? (3-5)
9.Military manoeuvre - could it be the making of prince? (6,8)
15.Attention given to female in pub, incessant talker (9)
16.Heather following barge, glowering (8)
18.Be left at home with that girl, Italian (7)
19.Legend, suitable, I displayed in study (7)
20.Somebody deserving (6)
22. Give way in Grande ferry (5)
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Created at 09.30 hrs IST on 23rd February 2014

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SOLUTION - Across - 1 EX-CU-SE ME 5 FAB-RIC 10 S-MIDGE-N (confirmed by Thesaurus) 11 I-NSIGHT 12 G-LOSS 13 NO-C-TURN-AL 14 WARNER B-R-OTHER-S 17 CHARITY CONCERT 21 WODE-HOUSE 23 PR-ADO 24 IN FOR I-T 25 E-PIT-HE-T 26 G-YRA-TE 27 STINGRA-Y Down - 1 ENSIGN 2 CHIP-ALOT-A (with Google's help) 3 SIGN-S ON 4 MEN IN GREY SUITS 6 A-S-SAULT 7 RE-G-A-N 8 CUT G-LASS 9 PINCER MOVEMENT 15 EAR-BA-SHE-R 16 SCOW-LING 18 IN-HER-IT 19 C-APT-I-ON 20 WORTHY 22 DEFER