Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedMarch 9, 2013. Solution No. 11052

Across

1 Dumbfounded (13)

8 Fail to keep up (3)

9 Impromptu (9)

10 Very hot day (8)

11 Poultry products (4)

13 Motor fuel (6)

14 Combined (6)

16 Applaud (4)

17 Perfect (8)

20 Army officer (9)

21 Pair of performers (3)

22 NCO (5,8)

Down

1 Movies (5)

2 Great Mongolia (anag)

— mass or collection of

things (13)

3 Chemically whitened

(8)

4 Somewhat (6)

5 Objectives (4)

6 Telepath (7-6)

7 Clad (7)

12 Early spring flower (8)

13 Measure of noise

intensity (7)

15 Lacking normal skin

pigment (6)

18 Mar (5)

19 Back of the neck (4)

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