Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedSeptember 11, 2013. Solution No. 11310

Across

1 As a result (2,11)

8 Voluntary self-abasement

(7)

9 Regal (anag) (5)

10,16 Disparagement of

something one can’t have

oneself (4,6)

11 Adversary (8)

13 Voice box (6)

14 Releases (4,2)

17 Time-wasting (8)

19 Smoke duct (4)

21 Ancient city on the Nile (5)

22 Higher price — better

quality (7)

24 Sky-high (informal) (13)

Down

1 Mischievous child (3)

2 Vanquish (7)

3 Socially unacceptable (3-1)

4 Not liable (for) (6)

5 Release (8)

6 Brass neck (5)

7 Conductor making contact

in a circuit (9)

10 Best time of youth (5,4)

12 Natural response (8)

15 More moody (7)

16 See 10 across

18 Inferior — scowl (5)

20 Younger brother to Cain

and Abel (4)

23 Raincoat (3)

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