Saturday, August 11, 2001
C R O S S W O R D


by Karuna Goswamy

Across

1. The General who rules over Pakistan now

6. Extent; variety

9. Bird that we associate with the coming of rains in India

11. A kind of axe

13. Obtain; secure

14. Affectionate term, often used for a senior or revered figure in our land

16. Suspend

19. In conformity with law

21. Limiting; snobbishly aloof

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Down

1. Chhau dancers use this routinely

2. Certain; confident

3. Law or regulation, in the Islamic tradition

4. What pens were formerly made of, often

5. Liberated

7. Weed-like things that grow in water

8. Saptasati of Hala is considered a Sanskrit classic

10. Eggs, many of them

12. Highly terse, abstract philosophical system associated with Japan

14. Definitely not an interesting person

15. Forward is still a living, although a small party in India

17. Abrar , the man who made Sahib, Bibi aur Ghulam

18. Blood and is what you see in a bull-fighting arena

20. Large African antelope

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