Karuna Goswamy


1. Depravity; base character

5. A queen, in the Indian tradition

7. Ill-gotten money or wealth

8. Also not

9. Requirement; necessity

10. An image, specially of a deity

11. Powerful civil service in India (inits.)

12. Militant organisation in

north-east of India (inits.)

14. Manner; method

16. Accord; understanding


1. Large, hairy spider

2. Akira Kurosawa’s filmic


3. Federation of states in the Arabian peninsula (inits.)

4. Radiant; brillantly shining forth

6. Our land; our very own land

7. What disperses light into a spectrum

13. At a great distance

15. A lyric poem filled with emotion