Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedDecember 16, 2013. Solution No. 11392

Across

1 Ranting supporter of a

cause (3-7)

7 Well I’m blowed! (8)

8 Senior administrator

(abbr) (4)

9 “Bus on rails” (4)

10 Chrysler Building city (3,4)

12 Muscleman (11)

14 Conceited person

(usually male) (3-4)

16 Fool — bit of turf (4)

19 Himalayan monster? (4)

20 Copycat (8)

21 Queen of the catwalk? (10)

Down

1 Raise a glass (to) (5)

2 American vulture or

European hawk (7)

3 Horse’s foot (4)

4 Hypnotic and

compelling (8)

5 Hard, grey-black

mineral used as

11 down (5)

6 Messenger — coffin-carrier (6)

11 (Of a character)

confrontational or

sharply disagreeable (8)

12 Golly gosh! (6)

13 Boring type (7)

15 Japanese verse (5)

17 Salivate (5)

18 Old Thailand (4)

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