Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedJune 20, 2013. Solution No. 11240

Across

1 Decline to accept —

waste (6)

4 Calm of nature (6)

9 Sovereign (7)

10 Invalidate (5)

11 Incantation (5)

12 Small exclusive group (7)

13 Means of telling the

future (7,4)

18 Indifferent (7)

20 African country, capital

Libreville (5)

22 Friendship — goodwill (5)

23 The Windy City (7)

24 With profundity (6)

25 Variety of songs played

as one piece (6)

Down

1 Negligent (6)

2 Receiver of stolen

goods (5)

3 Remainder (7)

5 Smallest degree (5)

6 Most important (7)

7 Sweet — melodious (6)

8 Filled to capacity

(5-1-5)

14 In utero (anag) (7)

15 Charm (7)

16 Honorary (6)

17 Prying — cartoon dog (6)

19 Sovereign (5)

21 Punch-up (5)

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