Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedMarch 24, 2012. Solution No. 10755

Across

1 Disconcert (4)

3 Vital pre-mobile

communications facility?

(5,3)

9 Suited to polite society (7)

10 Strong drink (5)

11 Cove (5)

12 Jaundiced — yolk (6)

14 Powerful mainframe

hardware (13)

17 Merged (6)

19 Clean —finish off (3,2)

22 Rejoice greatly (5)

23 Defamation (7)

24 Capital of Hawaii (8)

25 Network (4)

Down

1 Most unclear (8)

2 Of a region (5)

4 LA's natural amphitheatre

(9,4)

5 Maritime (5)

6 Upright support found in

sleeping chamber (7)

7 Internal “photo” (1-3)

8 Quarter — subdivision (6)

13 Hit crypt (anag) — painting

(8)

15 King or emperor? (7)

16 Spot (6)

18 Everything added together

(5)

20 Vexation (5)

21 Absolutely! (4)

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