Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedNovember 2, 2013. Solution No. 11355

Across

1 Old stringed

instrument (4)

3 23 instrument (8)

8 Horizontal bar (4)

9 Assess (8)

11 Instrument played like

an accordion (10)

14 Greet in a friendly way

(6)

15 Stringed instrument (6)

17 Instruments played by

striking (10)

20 Wind instrument (8)

21 Brass instrument (4)

22 Tiny dame (anag) (8)

23 Vibrating part of some

instruments (4)

Down

1 Writer of the words of a

song (8)

2 17 instrument (8)

4 Disrespectful treatment

of a serious matter (6)

5 Give up — let go (10)

6 Tidy — old cow! (4)

7 Long journey on foot (4)

10 17 instrument (10)

12 Settled way of thinking (8)

13 Inebriate (8)

16 Take (something

offered) (6)

18 Poke (4)

19 Someone uncritically

admired (4)

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