Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedApril 26, 2014. Last week's solution

Across

1 Officially approved (6-7)

8 Highest point (of something)(4)

9 Historic European region, now divided between Belgium, the Netherlands and France (8)

10 Four-sided courtyard (10)

12 Send for (6)

14 Substance with pH of over 7 (6)

15 English Novelist — seen

a junta (anag) (4,6)

19 English novelist — lean

crew (anag) (8)

20 Substance with pH of

less than 7 (4)

21 Wonder child (6,7)

Down

2 Insincerely charming (8)

3 Dosh — a bloomer,

perhaps? (5)

4 Stop (7)

5 Plucking sound (5)

6 Wednesday? (7)

7 Lear (anag) (4)

11 Brief (8)

13 Largest Balearic Island (7)

14 Unprofessional (7)

16 Music for nine instruments or voices (5)

17 Expanse of grass (5)

18 Farm outbuilding (4)

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