Solution will appear in MetroPlus dated March 11, 2011. Solution No. 10434

Across

5 In which one is sweated,

massaged and cooled

down (7,4)

7 Bulb with showy, typically

pendulous flowers (4)

8 On one's own (8)

9 Telepathic? (7)

11 Enchantment (5)

13 Very big chap (5)

14 Wine of a good year (7)

16 Termite muncher (8)

17 Insincerely fluent (4)

18 Springy item above a pool

(6,5)

Down

1 Cart for carrying heavy

goods (4)

2 (Knighted?) cut of meat (7)

3 Country — crockery (5)

4 Fat chasm (anag) — wheel

bearing (8)

5 Easily offended (4-7)

6 Tiny flier (11)

10 Save — jam with whole

pieces of fruit (8)

12 Bug (7)

15 Fixed amount — allowance

(5)

17 Aim — two posts, a

crossbar and a net (4)

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