The Sunday Hindu Crossword No. 2740 (26th May 2013) (Fillable and with hints and solution- SOLUTION AT THE BOTTOM OF PAGE)

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5.Some in opposition secretly follow taxi I catch (6,7)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for SECRETLY FOLLOW+3-letter synonym for TAXI+I NET for I CATCH)
8.A table in a train, say (6)CHARADE (A+5-letter synonym for TABLE)
9.Animal in area - tent abandoned (8)ANAGRAM of AREA TENT
10.Eats in Lemnos hotel(4)CONTAINED INSIDE
11.Practical person's grim past at camp (10)ANAGRAM of GRIM PAST AT
13.Point of land facing tornado? It's hard to say (6,7)CHARADE (6-letter synonym for POINT OF LAND+7-letter synonym for TORNADO)
15. Desert deal possibly in the frame (10)ANAGRAM of DESERT DEAL
17.Shrewd tramp, not married (4)CHARADE+DELETION (5-letter synonym for TRAMP from which M for MARRIED is deleted)
18.Stephano crashed carriage (8)ANAGRAM of STEPHANO
20. Artist losing knight in game (6)Cannot explain
21.Family magazine disagreed, strangely, with others around (7,6)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (REST for OTHERS+DISAGREED)

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1.Mother runs with ghastly hat on in race (8)CHARADE+ANAGRAM (MA for MOTHER+R for RUNS+HAT+ON)
2.What could be done with me about choice of pseudonym?(3,2,5)ANAGRAM+CHARADE (DONE ME+4-letter synonym for CHOICE)
3.Touch a bottom? Almost (4)CHARADE+DELETION (A+4-letter synonym for BOTTOM from which last letter is deleted)
4.Really popular female turn (2,4)CHARADE (IN for POPULA+F for FEMALE+3-letter synonym for TURN)
5. Who might supply our best stamps? (13)ANAGRAM of OUR BEST STAMPS
6.Nondescript figure, to a smaller extent (13)CHARADE (9-letter synonym for FIGURE+LESS for TO A SMALLER EXTENT)
7. Box of valuables found in wreckage of usherette's car (8,5)CANAGRAM of USHERETTES CAR
12. Fern's first musical (10)NOt solved
14.Which dear French PM? (8)CHARADE (THAT for WHICH+4-letter French word for DEAR)
16.Gloomy pub in Scottish town (6)CHARADE (DUN for GLOOMY+3-letter synonym for PUB)
19.Exposed old writer (4)CHARADE (O for OLD+3-letter synonym for WRITER)
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Created at 8.30 hrs IST on 26-05-2013

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SOLUTION- ACROSS 5. SHADOW CAB-I-NET 8. A-BOARD 9. ANTEATER 10. NOSH 11. PRAGMATIST 12. TONGUE TWISTER 15. SADDLETREE 17. ARCH 18. STANHOPE 20. HOCKEY 21. R-EADERS DIG-ESTDOWN - 1. MA-R-ATH-ON 2. NOM DE PLUM-E 3. A-BUT 4. IN F-ACT 5. SUBPOSTMASTER 6. CHARACTER-LESS 7. TREASURE HEST 12. Not solved 14. THAT-CHER 16. DUN-BAR 19. O-PEN