Solution will appear in MetroPlus Weekend dated November 30, 2013. Last week's Solution

Across

1 With patches coloured

differently (4)

3 Go away! (5,3)

8 Floating platform (4)

9 City in Cumbria (8)

11 Excessive (4,3,3)

14 Income from

employment (6)

15 To no avail (2,4)

17 Speed up (10)

20 Feelings (8)

21 Creatures killed for

sport (4)

22 In recent times (8)

23 Gratuities (4)

Down

1 Marine mammal (8)

2 Weaken (8)

4 Idler (6)

5 Versatile person (3-7)

6 Depose (4)

7 Nourish (4)

10 Good-looking (10)

12 Dutch dancer and

secret agent, executed

in 1917 (4,4)

13 Steering (anag) (8)

16 Central or most

important part (6)

18 In good health (4)

19 Mislaid (4)

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