Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedDecember 30, 2013. Solution No. 11404

Across

1 Very quickly (4,9)

8 In favour (3)

9 Long streak of cirrus

cloud (5,4)

10 Resemblance (8)

11 Rain in scattered drops

(4)

13 Move hurriedly (6)

14 Monkey (6)

16 Open-air swimming

pool (4)

17 At the helm (2,6)

20 Large reptile (9)

21 Monkey (3)

22 Scorn (13)

Down

1 Jacket fold (5)

2 Mickey Finn (8,5)

3 Inspirational leader (8)

4 Showy (6)

5 Ivory-coloured dentine

(4)

6 Unsuitable (13)

7 Tag line (anag) (7)

12 Soft woollen fabric (8)

13 Wed (7)

15 Heart disease (6)

18 Vote in (5)

19 Prolonged state of

unconsciousness (4)

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