Solution will appear in MetroPlus Weekend datedJune 7, 2013. Last week's solution

Across

1 Highest non-commissioned

army rank (8,5)

8 Afflicted (3)

9 Absolutely necessary (9)

10 Wrecker (8)

11 Sudden or capricious idea (4)

13 Bane (6)

14 Raise the price after

agreeing to a lower one (6)

16 Butting nanny, perhaps? (4)

17 Green chilli pepper used

in Mexican cooking (8)

20 Independent republic,

enclave of Italy near

Rimini (3,6)

21 Be in debt (3)

22 Fun in bed? (4,3,6)

Down

1 From Geneva? (5)

2 Thomas Arne’s patriotic

composition (4,9)

3 Polling process (8)

4 Good meal (4-2)

5 From Douglas? (4)

6 Elvis hit (9,4)

7 Herring pickled in spiced

vinegar (7)

12 Hollow pasta (8)

13 Immortal winged horse

of Greek mythology (7)

15 Differing (6)

18 Carrying too much

weight (5)

19 Coffee — computer

programming language (4)

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