Solution will appear in MetroPlus datedMarch 24, 2014. Solution No. 11475

Across

1 Position of special

prominence (5,2,5)

9 Consternation (5)

10 Thoughtful (7)

11 Norse god of thunder

(4)

12 Strict disciplinarian (8)

14 Become septic (6)

15 (Musically) fast (6)

18 (Relating to) area along

a shore (8)

20 African country, former

French colony (4)

22 Set aside for future use

(7)

23 Cornish city (5)

24 Underground (12)

Down

2 Motives (7)

3 Agatha Christie’s title?

(4)

4 Bereft child (6)

5 Motoring mishap (8)

6 Adjust —coordinate (5)

7 (In astronomy)

boundary of a black

hole — no Heinz voter

(anag) (5,7)

8 Fidelity (12)

13 Adorn (8)

16 Broad-bladed kitchen

implement (7)

17 Computer criminal? (6)

19 Pulsate (5)

21 Note (anag) (4)

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