Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedOctober 23, 2013. Solution No 11346

Across

1 Slave to the latest trends

in clothes etc (7,6)

8 Briefly shut the eyes (7)

9 English rock star and

drummer, b. 1940 (5)

10 Bed — garbage (4)

11 Act of splitting (8)

13 Hot spring (6)

14 Girl’s name — big German

WWI gun (6)

17 Rushing (2,1,5)

19 Deceptively clever (4)

21 Balearic capital and resort (5)

22 Issue of a publication (7)

24 Percussion (6,7)

Down

1 Lie (3)

2 Small wood or thicket (7)

3 Galls (4)

4 Bonce (6)

5 Without restraint (2,6)

6 Half-crown? (5)

7 Professional soldier

serving in a foreign army (9)

10 Amusement park

attraction (3,6)

12 Give posthumously (8)

15 Georgian capital (7)

16 Gives (someone) essential

information (6)

18 Bronze or brass, perhaps (5)

20 Flat, round object (4)

23 Indian bread — older

relative (3)

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