Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedSeptember 18, 2012. Solution No. 10907

Across

1 Get very angry (5,3,4)

9 Message received and

understood! (5)

10 Rich (7)

11 No oil painting (4)

12 Canvas shoes with

rubber soles (8)

14 Identification for eg

cattle (3,3)

15 Leave without warning (3,3)

18 Fabric pattern (for a

yellow bikini?) (5,3)

20 Football boot

attachment (4)

22 Etch (7)

23 Crawler whose home

has a helix pattern (5)

24 Try something out to

see how it goes (4,2,3,3)

Down

2 Bony — lean — gaunt (7)

3 A Channel Island (4)

4 Spiny — difficult and

controversial (6)

5 Teacher (8)

6 Fat (5)

7 Healthy (like a violin?)

(3,2,1,6)

8 Flattener for the bottom

half of a suit (7,5)

13 Japanese city, target

for the second atomic

bomb attack (8)

16 Deplorable insult (7)

17 Small Spanish grocery

and wine store (6)

19 Reason (5)

21 Employed (4)

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